[Make-wifi-fast] Bufferbloat on Android

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Mon Jul 27 09:11:22 EDT 2020

Michael Yartys via Make-wifi-fast <make-wifi-fast at lists.bufferbloat.net>

> I ran the fast.com test on my Nokia 8.1, and my latency during upload
> under poor signal conditions (top speed was 12 Mbps) reached over 800
> ms, which seem to indicate a lot of buffering in the WiFi stack. I've
> reached out to HMD/Nokia support to try to make them aware of the
> bufferbloat issue, but I haven't heard back from them for over two
> weeks now. Although I pretty much asked for my case to be escalated to
> a networking specialist straight away, I'll be pretty surprised if it
> ever makes it to someone that understands the issue and is interested
> in trying to fix it.

Yup, me too :/

> Does anybody know if anyone in the Android world cares about
> bufferbloat? Has any chipset vendor or handset manufacturer ever
> reached out to the bufferbloat team?
> Also, are there any other tests than fast.com that are better at
> measuring bufferbloat on Android devices?

Not that I'm aware of (for both questions)... :)


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