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mango: low-cost, scalable delivery of rich content on mobiles

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mango: low-cost, scalable delivery of rich content on mobiles
We present mango, a low-cost and highly scalable content-delivery service for mobile phones. The service is targeted at emerging countries such as India where users are highly price sensitive, and there is considerable demand for rich media content. mango is designed as a content "synch-up" service. Users install an app on the phone, and through a simple menu select content for download, upload or sharing. Then, in order to actually transfer content to and from their phones, users visit or opportunistically connect with mango hot-spots. The hot-spots are short-range cells (installed in shops, cafes, or as an app in other users’ phones) with a back-haul connection and a wireless interface such as Bluetooth to communicate with the phones. Given a large number of such low-cost, shortrange access-points, the mango network delivers content to the very edge of the network, to within a few feet from the user. Such a content delivery architecture is faster, cheaper and can support...
Ankur Jain, Sharad Jaiswal, Anirban Majumder, K. V
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where SIGCOMM
Authors Ankur Jain, Sharad Jaiswal, Anirban Majumder, K. V. M. Naidu, Girija J. Narlikar, Nisheeth Shrivastava, Viswanath Poosala
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