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5GQUALITY: Demonstration of QoE Management using MPTCP and Segment Routing in SDN/NFV

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posted on 2022-02-01, 03:56 authored by Alcardo Alex BarakabitzeAlcardo Alex Barakabitze

As multimedia streaming services continue to grow towards 6G networks, service providers have adopted cutting- edge paradigms such as Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to implement traffic en- gineering solutions in order to improve the network throughput, application performance and the end-users Quality of Experience (QoE). In this demo, a novel SDN-based MPTCP/SR approach for QoE-aware multimedia services delivery for 5G networks is proposed. The aim is to increase network resources utilization, system throughput and the end-users’ QoE. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the architecture, the performance results of the QoE-aware MPTCP SDN/NFV SR-based approach, the classical MPTCP and TCP in terms of system throughput and the end-users QoE were compared. Preliminary results shows that, the proposed approach outperforms the other aforementioned methods. The results of this demo were published in [1] and [2].


The work presented in this paper is fully funded by the European Union in the context of Horizon2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (MSCA-ITN-2014-ETN), Grant Agreement No.643072, Network QoE-NET.


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Dublin City University "(DCU)

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