08717911 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 685 patents.

A network communications device including an input/output (I/O) unit configured to communicate data packets to and from a communications network and at least one module. The module(s) may be configured to count total data packets being communicated via the I/O unit during a time period, count data packets including real-time content being communicated via the I/O unit during the time period, determine bandwidth of total data packets being communicated via the I/O unit, determine bandwidth of data packets including real-time content being communicated via the I/O unit, and communicate indicia representative of the bandwidth of data packets including real-time content and total data packets via said I/O unit to another network communications device. The module(s) may be software, hardware, or a combination thereof.

Title
System and method for collecting network performance information
Application Number
11/809536
Publication Number
8717911 (B2)
Application Date
May 31, 2007
Publication Date
May 6, 2014
Inventor
William L Wiley
Overland Park
KS, US
Robert J Morrill
Overland Park
KS, US
Michael K Bugenhagen
Olathe
KS, US
Agent
Patton Boggs
Assignee
CenturyLink Intellectual Property
CO, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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