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Dream-Pipe or Pipe-Dream: What Do Users Want (and how can we assure it)?

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Author Al Morton
Last updated 2022-03-21 (Latest revision 2021-09-06)
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This memo addresses the problem of defining relevant properties and metrics with the goal of improving Internet access for all users. Where the fundamental metrics are well-defined, a framework to standardize new metrics exists and been used with success. Users consider reliability to be important, as well as latency and capacity; it really depends who you ask and their current experiences.


Al Morton

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