What does QCI mean in Networking?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand QCI in the Computing field in general and in the Networking terminology in particular.

QoS Class Identifier

This abbreviation is used in Telecommunication area as "QoS Class Identifier" - a parameter that is typically associated to packet forwarding/scheduling etc treatments. QCI values can be from 1 to 9. Since QCI is an 8 bit field it can have 255 values. Values 10 to 255 are operator specific. A bearer is always associated with a QCI. A UE can have a max of 11 bearers but QCI are from 1 to 9. Which means the QCI can be repeated for the bearers.

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