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RTP Extensions for Transport-wide Congestion Control

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Stefan Holmer , Magnus Flodman , Erik Sprang
Last updated 2016-04-21 (Latest revision 2015-10-19)
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This document proposes an RTP header extension and an RTCP message for use in congestion control algorithms for RTP-based media flows. It adds transport-wide packet sequence numbers and corresponding feedback message so that congestion control can be performed on a transport level at the send-side, while keeping the receiver dumb.


Stefan Holmer
Magnus Flodman
Erik Sprang

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