Analysis and characterization of IPTV user behavior
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper, not in proceeding
TV (IPTV), which is the combination of IP technology and
two-way broadband networks, the telecom industry is undergoing
fundamental changes. Network operators and service providers
around the world are making significant investments in order
to deliver digital video content to their subscribers. Video puts
very high demands on the network and utilizes a large fraction
of the available bandwidth. Consequently, it is important to
understand the technical demands that IPTV requires of the
network infrastructure as well as user behavior and network
traffic patterns to further optimize network operation.
The purpose of this paper is to characterize IPTV traffic
and study end user behavior by analyzing and modeling IPTV
traffic collected from a Swedish municipal network. The focus
of the measurements was put on Internet Group Management
Protocol (IGMP) packets. Apart from the measurement results
and analysis, the paper provides background information about
the technologies and issues of IPTV. IP multicast which is used for
transferring Live TV content is based on the concept of a group.
IGMP is used to manage the membership of multicast groups.
Based on this information, traffic parameters for analysis were
chosen and measured.
|Research areas and keywords||
Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|Event||IEEE Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting - Bilbao, Spain|
Duration: 2009 May 13 → 2009 May 15
|Conference||IEEE Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting|
|Period||2009/05/13 → 2009/05/15|
Anders Holmqvist, Niklas Andersson, Anton Cervin, Anders Mannesson, Ather Gattami, Andrey Ghulchak, Alessandro Vittorio Papadopoulos, Anders Rantzer, Anders Robertsson, Aivar Sootla, ALFRED THEORIN, Bo Bernhardsson, Björn Olofsson, Björn Wittenmark, Christian Grussler, Charlotta Johnsson, Daria Madjidian, Erik Johannesson, Fredrik Magnusson, Fredrik Ståhl, Giacomo Como, Georgios Chasparis, Gabriel Turesson, Isolde Dressler, Johan Åkesson, Jang Ho Cho, Karl-Erik Årzén, Karl Johan Åström, Kin Cheong Sou, Karl Mårtensson, Karl Berntorp, Kristian Soltesz, Laurent Lessard, Martin Hast, Meike Rönn, Martin Ansbjerg Kjær, Martina Maggio, Maxim Kristalny, Olof Garpinger, Pål Johan From, Per-Ola Larsson, Pontus Giselsson, Rolf Johansson, Tore Hägglund, Vladimeros Vladimerou, Vanessa Romero Segovia, Andreas Aurelius, Gustav Cedersjö, Kaan Bür, Manfred Dellkrantz, Manxing Du, Payam Amani, Robin Larsson, William Tärneberg, Zheng Li, Lianhao Yin, Fredrik Tufvesson, Stefan Höst, Bernt Nilsson, Stig Stenström, Jens A Andersson, Stefan Diehl, Jonas Dürango, Mahdi Ghazaei Ardakani, Per-Ola Forsberg, Fredrik Bengtsson, Henrik Jörntell, Carmen Arévalo, Claus Führer, Christian Andersson, Fatemeh Mohammadi, Per Ödling, Mikael Andersson, Maria Kihl & Per Tunestål
2008/07/01 → 2018/06/30