This work presents operation and the results obtained in an information-centric multiaccess content distribution prototype using both real laboratory environment tests and simulation experiments with OMNeT++. We present the basic objectives and mechanisms of our solution and evaluate it against a standard BitTorrent. The results show that our prototype based on an information-centric approach can reach high performance gains in both static and mobile scenarios, is scalable and can reduce the amount of inter-network traffic.


multiaccess network of information content distribution BitTorrent information-centric 


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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Teemu Rautio
    • 1
  • Olli Mämmelä
    • 1
  • Jukka Mäkelä
    • 1
  1. 1.VTT Technical Research Center of FinlandOuluFinland

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