call setup time


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call setup time

[′kȯl ′sed‚əp ‚tīm]
(communications)
The period of time between the lifting of a handset to make a telephone call and the start of voice or data transmission.
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We measure the call setup time with different background traffic over 100Base-T Ethernet Network.
It affects the call setup time and overall traffic.
From the results, we can obvious see call setup time, end-to-end delay, maximum active calls and MOS value with/without path migration.
7, we can observe that the call setup time in path migration scenario is very stable until the network status jump to FULL at about 1020th seconds.