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Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion



 
 
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Old December 8th 04, 07:12 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion

"The growing popularity of online gaming could spell
problems for net service firms, warns network monitoring
company Sandvine."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4079397.stm

Tut-Tut, ISP's should put all these on-line gaming bandwidth
hoggers on a single pipe me thinks.

KB




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Old December 8th 04, 07:32 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Andrew Norman
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Default Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion

On Wed, 8 Dec 2004 19:12:25 -0000, "KB" wrote:

"The growing popularity of online gaming could spell
problems for net service firms, warns network monitoring
company Sandvine."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4079397.stm


I was under the impression that online games actually required fair
low bandwidth.
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Old December 8th 04, 07:49 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Oliver
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Default Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion

On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 19:32:23 +0000, Andrew Norman
wrote:

I was under the impression that online games actually required fair
low bandwidth.


Low, but continuous. Unlike email and web which are higher and less
continuous. CBC will probably mean continuous activities such as audio
streams, web cams and online gaming become of more concern than
"bursting" activities. Just a guess, though.

Oliver.
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Old December 8th 04, 08:18 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion


"KB" wrote in message
...
"The growing popularity of online gaming could spell
problems for net service firms, warns network monitoring
company Sandvine."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4079397.stm

Tut-Tut, ISP's should put all these on-line gaming bandwidth
hoggers on a single pipe me thinks.


LOL ;D



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Old December 8th 04, 08:45 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Dan
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Default Halo 2 heralds traffic explosion

Plusnet doesn't need encouraging I'm sure they'll implement it soon with
a 10 day notice.

Dan

"Dave" wrote in message
...

"KB" wrote in message
...
"The growing popularity of online gaming could spell
problems for net service firms, warns network monitoring
company Sandvine."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4079397.stm

Tut-Tut, ISP's should put all these on-line gaming bandwidth
hoggers on a single pipe me thinks.


LOL ;D





 




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