Method and apparatus for fairly sharing excess bandwidth and packet dropping amongst subscribers of a data network

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8248932
APP PUB NO 20050276219A1
SERIAL NO

10854687

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In the routing of data traffic to a common destination egress queue from a plurality of customer subscribers each contracting for respective allocations of bandwidth of data flow, a technique and system for fairly sharing any underutilized excess bandwidth and for data dropping amongst over-subscribers, while guaranteeing each subscriber its contracted-for bandwidth, and further enabling billing over-subscribers for their share of received excess bandwidth—all while maintaining the granularity of the contracted traffic flow.

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XYLON LLCBETHESDA, MD877

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Agricola, Craig B Holden, US 4 17
Filan, Zachary Holden, US 1 17
Lin, Sijian Boylston, US 1 17
Wang, Xiaolin Concord, US 42 176

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