Performance of DASH over Multipath TCP

Trung Thuan Nguyen, Duy Khanh Vu, Vo Thi Luu Phuong, Chau Le, Quang Duy Nguyen


Recently, dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP (DASH) is a dominated traffic in Internet. The client requests a suitable representation depending on the current network condition. On the other hand, multipath transmission control protocols emerges as potential data transmission utilizing multiple network paths concurrently. In this paper, we conduct extensively experiments to evaluate the performance of DASH over MPTCP. Four different performance metrics are investigated, i.e., time on high quality, impactful switches, switch frequency, and average bitrate. The results show that the performance of DASH decreases when the paths of MPTCP have different bandwidths.

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