[Make-wifi-fast] Estimating WiFi congestion using different-prio pings

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Fri Jan 12 07:33:25 EST 2018

Some people over at Skype have implemented a technique for a client to
estimate congestion at the WiFi AP by pinging the AP at VO and BE
priority and measuring the difference in response times. Pretty neat,
except that it would presumably break if the AP was FQ-CoDel-enabled...

Paper here, including a description of the bandwidth estimation stuff
they apply to Skype based on the information:


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