- Volume 5 Issue 5
In this paper, in order to improve the performance of TCP short traffic services in wireless Internet environments, the Split-ACKs(SPACK) scheme is proposed. In wireless networks, unlike wired networks, packet losses will occur more often due to high bit error rates. Therefore, each packet loss over wireless links results in congestion control procedure of TCP being invoked at the source. This causes severe end-to-end performance degradation of TCP. In this paper, to alleviate the TCP performance, the SPACK method, split acknowledgement packets in the base station, is proposed. Using computer simulation, the performance of TCP using SPACK is analyzed and shows better performance than traditional TCP protocol.