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Wifi Multimedia - Motorola Netopia 3397GP Administrator's Handbook

Netopia 2200, 3300 and 7000 series routers


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WiFi Multimedia

WiFi Multimedia is an advanced feature that allows you to prioritize various types of data travelling over
the wireless network. Certain types of data that are sensitive to delays, such as voice or video, must be
prioritized ahead of other, less delay-sensitive types, such as email.
WiFi Multimedia currently implements wireless Quality of Service (QoS) by transmitting data depending
on Diffserv priority settings. These priorities are mapped into four Access Categories (AC), in increasing
order of priority:
❑ Background (BK),
❑ Best Effort (BE),
❑ Video (VI), and
❑ Voice (VO).
It requires WiFi Multimedia (WMM)-capable clients, usually a separate feature enabled at the client net-
work settings, and client PC software that makes use of Differentiated Services (Diffserv). Refer to
your operating system instructions for enabling Diffserv QoS.
WiFi Multimedia
button the WiFi Multimedia page appears.
When you click the
To enable the WiFi Multimedia custom settings, select Diffserv from the pull-down menu.

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