Articles by lroberts
Larry Roberts is sometimes called the "father of the ARPANET." He earned this nickname by directing the team of engineers that created the ARPANET. Roberts was also the principal architect of the ARAPNET. See: Internet Pioneers
Wireless operators have recently been plagued by the same type of problem Wireline operators have long experienced with P2P video downloads: 5% of users using 80% of the wireless bandwidth. However, in wireless, the problem is due to smart phone users who run high bandwidth applications like video, mapping, and the like. In addition, developers of attractive apps often use often using multiple flows to increase download speeds. These high capacity users push “normal” users into high loss, low throughput, bad response time service which tends to make them want to switch providers.