QoS Analysis for IPTV in a software defined network environment

  • Juan Camilo Caviedes Valencia Everis Colombia
  • Wilmar Yesid Campo Muñoz Universidad del Quindio http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8585-706X
  • Gabriel Elías Chanchí Golondrino Universidad de Cartagena
Keywords: IPTV, QoS, SDN, video streaming


The massive deployment of services supported on the video streaming technology brings with itself the expansion of the data networks and the growth of the bandwidth necessary for carrying information. This
demands greater control capabilities and network management that guarantees the quality of the service (QoS) for the final user. Such a demand has pushed the innovation of network architectures. Generating
thus software-defined networks (SDN), network architecture paradigm where the data and control blueprints are uncoupled. This article analyzes the QoS metrics of a real and emulated SDN network for one of the video
streaming services such as the television over the IP protocol (IPTV). The results show the possibility of equaling the QoS of a conventional architecture while offering other advantages for the network such as
centralized logic and programmability at the management level.

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  • Author Biographies

    Juan Camilo Caviedes Valencia, Everis Colombia
    Estudiante de maestría en Ingeniería de Telecomunicaciones. Consultor en el área de las Telecomunicaciones para Everis Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
    Wilmar Yesid Campo Muñoz, Universidad del Quindio
    Doctor y magíster en Ingeniería Telemática. Profesor asistente, Universidad del Quindío, Armenia, Colombia.  
    Gabriel Elías Chanchí Golondrino, Universidad de Cartagena

    Doctor y magíster en Ingeniería Telemática. Profesor auxiliar de la Universidad de Cartagena, Colombia.

How to Cite
Caviedes Valencia, J. C., Campo Muñoz, W. Y., & Chanchí Golondrino, G. E. (2019). QoS Analysis for IPTV in a software defined network environment. Revista Ingenierías Universidad De Medellín, 19(36), 29-51. https://doi.org/10.22395/rium.v19n36a2


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