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QoS Quality of Service

What is QoS (Quality of Service)?

QoS stands for 'Quality of Service'. It's designed to prioritise traffic sources on a data network. Implementing QoS on a network is critical if you have time-sensitive (real-time) data like online gaming and audio calls (VoIP). Without implementing QoS, a busy network might experience a glitch in a live video call or robotic audio. QoS does not make your network faster, but it will help prioritise congestion.

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