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27th June 2004 at 18:05 #27514DanGuest
I am about to buy a softwitch to do minutes wholesale business. I will buy my server and the softwitch but I will rent a collation and bandwidth from an ISP (please note I will put my own server and my softwitch there). If I were to send 1 million minutes per month through the ISP how much bandwidth of the ISP I will use? Your help is appreciated. If you need the codec used to calculate this please assume an average codec.
Thanks in advance.
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Dan28th June 2004 at 00:50 #27515Andrew ZhilenkoGuest
First of all, if you will just do the signaling proxy – your bandwidth usage will be minimal.
If you wish to use the media proxy – then you can check the bandwidth requirements depending on the codec. http://www.voip-info.org/wiki-Bandwidth+consumption28th June 2004 at 03:32 #27516DanGuest
Thanks for your reply. I checked the site and it does not answer my question. I wanted to get an over all picture of how much bandwidth usage I should expect for one million minutes sent in a month. Still do not have the an anser. you can use any codec as an exmple.
thanks though.28th June 2004 at 07:22 #27517Andrew ZhilenkoGuest
1) Do you plan to use signaling or media proxy?
2) If you plan to use the media proxy – then you can do the math:
1,000,000 * 60 * / (8*1024) = X (estimated MBytes of traffic per month)28th June 2004 at 21:19 #27518DanGuest
Thank you very much for your reply
Using this formula you posted, I got, 7324.2187 assuming this is MB to change it to GB I divided it to 1024 and I got 7.1525, so Can I say the bandwith that will be used is 7.3GB or I miss something.
Also I assume the 8 you used is the bandwidht perline?
Thanks again29th June 2004 at 01:39 #27519Andrew ZhilenkoGuest
Sorry, the formula got crippled, because I have included one of the elemtents in the “less” and “more” signs, and the forum thought it is a HTML tag. The correct one is:
1,000,000 * 60 * CODEC_BANDWIDTH / (8*1024) = X (estimated MBytes of traffic per month
and 8 is a number of bits and a byte