Efficient QoS based mobile multicast using context transfer

Ilka Miloucheva, Olaf Menzel, Karl Jonas, Rui L. Aguiar


New challenging applications and scenarios for converged fixed and mobile Internet infrastructures, require efficient technologies adapting the multicast services for fixed IPv6 infrastructures to heterogeneous mobile environment. This paper discusses architecture aimed to support QoS based mobile multicast in heterogeneous mobile IPv6 environmentusing context transfer between access routers for seamlesshandover of mobile multicast applications. The architecture includes components for policy based QoS management of mobile multicast, reliable mobile multicast support at access routers and optimised handover based on learning of capabilities of access routers and networks.


Mobile communication, transport protocols

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24138/jcomss.v2i2.293

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