802.11g multilayer header compression for VoIP in remote rural contexts

  • Álvaro Armenta-Ramade Universidad Autónoma de Baja California https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4984-6168
  • Arturo Serrano-Santoyo Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Keywords: VoIP, header compression, rural communications, wireless communications, 802.11


This  article  presents  a  Multilayer  Header  Compression  scheme  for VoIP  packets  in  802.11  wireless  networks  that  does  not  require  context synchronization of compressor and decompressor units. The reduction of the header size is accomplished through the static field compression of the RTP/UDP/IP headers in conjunction with an 8 bit virtual addressing in the 802.11 MAC layer. Considering the RTP/UDP/IP/MAC header fields, this scheme allows  48%  header  compression  efficiency  compared  with  41%  provided by the CRTP and RoHC schemes. Given that our proposal does not require context synchronization, the decompressor will regenerate the headers even in high packet loss rate conditions.

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Author Biographies

Álvaro Armenta-Ramade, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Facultad de Ingeniería

Campus Mexicali

Arturo Serrano-Santoyo, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Profesor investigador

Facultad de Ingeniería

Campus Mexicali


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How to Cite
Armenta-Ramade Álvaro, & Serrano-Santoyo A. (2014). 802.11g multilayer header compression for VoIP in remote rural contexts. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, 71(71), 101-114. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ingenieria/article/view/15011