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Pricing differentiated services in the GPRS environment

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Pricing differentiated services in the GPRS environment
The General Packet Radio Service extends the existing GSM mobile communications technology by providing packet switching and higher data rates in order to efficiently access IPbased services in the Internet. Since no realization path for Quality-of-Service support has been proposed yet, we adapt the Differentiated Services framework and apply it over the GPRS air interface in order to provide various levels of service differentiation. We also focus on applying a charging technique so as to publish a unit price for each service class. These prices are designed to lead to the maximization of Social Welfare and the users' net benefit. Categories and Subject Descriptors C.2 [Computer Systems Organization]: Computer Communication Networks; C.2.1 [Computer Communication Networks]: Network Architecture and Design--Wireless communication; C.2.m [Computer Communication Networks]: Miscellaneous--Network Economics General Terms Congestion Pricing of Differentiated Services Keywords GPRS, Di...
Sergios Soursos, Costas Courcoubetis, George C. Po
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Type Conference
Year 2001
Where WMI
Authors Sergios Soursos, Costas Courcoubetis, George C. Polyzos
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