Testing Agora vs. Twilio for Multi-Party Web Video Calls

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The blog compares the performance of Agora and Twilio video SDKs in multi-party web video calls with 32 participants under various network conditions. Testing scenarios included normal network conditions, limited bandwidth, packet loss, and jitter. Results showed that Agora consistently achieved better frame rates than Twilio under numerous conditions, including when the network had uplink/downlink packet loss of 25% or experienced jitter of 600ms. Additionally, Agora consumed slightly less CPU and RAM resources than Twilio. The blog concludes by emphasizing the importance of delivering a high-quality and consistent end user experience in real-time communication tools.


Date published
June 20, 2023

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