Reverse Charging in the Internet an Architecture for a new Accounting Scheme for Internet Traffic

Ron Sprenkels, R. Parhonyi, Aiko Pras, Bernhard J.F. van Beijnum, Leo de Goede

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    Abstract

    Charging for traffic in the Internet is gaining importance, due to the introduction of different Quality of Service classes and the increasing access speeds of end-users. Current charging schemes are limited since they do not allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to charge customers of other ISPs for data that is transferred to these customers. This paper presents an architecture for reverse charging in the Internet, that does allow such payments to be made. Reverse charging enables new business scenarios for traffic flow in the Internet.
    Original languageUndefined
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Number of pages9
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2000

    Publication series

    NameCTIT technical reports series
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    No.TR-CTIT-00-11

    Keywords

    • EWI-5949
    • METIS-118642
    • IR-18123

    Cite this

    Sprenkels, R., Parhonyi, R., Pras, A., van Beijnum, B. J. F., & de Goede, L. (2000). Reverse Charging in the Internet an Architecture for a new Accounting Scheme for Internet Traffic. (CTIT technical reports series; No. TR-CTIT-00-11). Enschede: Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT).