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2011 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC) (2011)
Kerkyra
June 28, 2011 to July 1, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-0680-6
pp: 25-30
F. Giust , Inst. IMDEA Networks, Spain
C. J. Bernardos , Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes, Spain
S. Figueiredo , Inst. de Telecomun. de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
P. Neves , Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Aveiro, Portugal
T. Melia , Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs., Nozay, France
ABSTRACT
Video is a major challenge for the future mobile Internet as it is foreseen to account for close to 64% percent of consumer mobile traffic by 2013. However, the current Internet, and in particular the mobile Internet, was not designed with video requirements in mind and, as a consequence, its architecture is very inefficient when handling this type of traffic. This paper presents a novel mobility architecture inspired by the Distributed Mobility Management paradigm, capable of coping with the future video traffic demands, in a distributed and more scalable way. In the proposed solution, mobility support services are spread among several nodes at the edge of the network, thus realizing a flatter architecture and pushing services closer to the terminals. Our approach overcomes some of the major limitations of centralized IP mobility management solutions, by extending existing standard protocols.
INDEX TERMS
Internet traffic, PMIPv6 distributed mobility management, mobile Internet, distributed mobility management paradigm, mobility support services, centralized IP mobility management, protocols
CITATION

P. Neves, T. Melia, C. J. Bernardos, F. Giust and S. Figueiredo, "A hybrid MIPv6 and PMIPv6 distributed mobility management: The MEDIEVAL approach," 2011 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), Kerkyra, 2011, pp. 25-30.
doi:10.1109/ISCC.2011.5984020
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