Wednesday, June 23, 2010

FaceTime Would Crash Mobile Cell Sites

At 667 Kbps, just 20 FaceTime users would saturate a 14 Mbps HSPA based 3G cell even if one assumes no scarcity at the base station backhaul, and that every user was in perfect range operating at the peak transmission/receive rates, and that there was no other traffic on the network.

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Whose Free Speech is Protected?

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