Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


You are familiar with preliminary concepts in computer networking, wireless communications and how content delivery and de-facto live and interactive video streaming systems work in the Internet. You can quantify the factors that impact the quality of service (QoS) in data delivery as well as identifying the criteria which impact the perceived quality of experience (QoE) of video streaming mobile users.You learning how and with which mechanisms content delivery networks (CDNs) manage client requests. 

Credits: 5

Schedule: 15.09.2021 - 22.09.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Matti Siekkinen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Content Delivery Networks (CDN), live and interactive video streaming, adaptive video streaming, Quality of Service (QoS), Quality of Experience (QoE), computer networking, wireless communications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Hands-on exercises and written assignments. Course feedback.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures 4 h. Online lectures 12 h. Exercises 97 h. Independent study 20 h.


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Reading material will be recommended during the course.

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
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    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I-II

    2021-2022 Autumn I-II

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