Bandwidth Saver

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gathered_stones
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Bandwidth Saver

Post by gathered_stones » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:05 pm

Currently, I am of the assumption that I am receiving a g.711 codec with a higher bandwidth usage (with header overhead about 92Kbps persecon in each direction). Comcast is flaky! Can you change my service to g.729, g.723 or g.726 as a bandwidth saving option?

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Re: Bandwidth Saver

Post by VagyokC4 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:42 am

Yes! Vonage offers a bandwidth saving option as well...

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Re: Bandwidth Saver

Post by niknak » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:18 pm

QOS settings to control bandwidth ( as available on ooma) make calls sound better as opposed to compression algorithms

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Re: Bandwidth Saver

Post by scottlindner » Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:07 am

Isn't this similar to the voice quality slider suggestion from a while ago?
http://forums.ooma.com/viewtopic.php?f= ... &sk=t&sd=a

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Re: Bandwidth Saver

Post by Dennis P » Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:43 pm

ooma uses the iLBC codec by default (not G.711) which consumes <30kbps during an active call. When you dial *99, we shift to G.711 instead to support FAX/modems, and you might hear a slight increase in call quality. For most users, however, the lower bandwidth requirements and error correction/redundancy built into iLBC will produce more consistent results.

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