[rescue] 802.11 + VoIP

James james at jdfogg.com
Fri Oct 17 11:29:33 CDT 2003

> I see a lot of opinions that 802.11 and VoIP are a bad
> combination, but I need
> more proof and stats if anyone has anything.  (I'm kind of anti-wireless
> anyway when it comes to wanting performance, which voice seems to demand.)
> Also, do they even make 802.11-based VoIP handsets?  Can someone
> point me in
> the direction of a few models?

variable latency, packet loss, packet sequence reordering and jitter are the
killers for voice, in that order. From what I know (not from experience, no
wireless in my life) 802.11 has issues with variable latency and packet

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