Skip to Main Content
The residential gateway (RG) is known as the connection box that provides multi-service access to the consumer networks. This work is focused on a multi-residential gateway (MRG) concept, which offers more service provisioning and management capabilities. The QoS support in this context is challenging, as new requirements must be fulfilled regarding such multi-network and multiservice environment. Both design and development processes are shown in depth and the proposed solution is tested and compared with the main trends among the state of the art. This paper provides an optimum multi-service QoS provisioning architecture for multi-residential units as the best trade off between packet loss and delay performances. The implemented test bed (with VoIP, Interactive Video, Telnet, Web, FTP and Bulk traffic provisioning through up to 20 simultaneous consuming units) validates this design and provides some interesting future works.