Broadband Satellite Communications for Internet Access is a systems engineering methodology for satellite communication networks. It discusses the implementation of Internet applications that involve network design issues usually addressed in standard organizations. Various protocols for IP- and ATM-based networks are examined and a comparative performance evaluation of different alternatives is described. This methodology can be applied to similar evaluations over any other transport medium.contract with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and pays a charge to connect to that ISP. ISPs connect ... Currently, the Internet provides abest efforta service; forwarding data to the destination using intermediate routers ... The consortium consists of 221 members including universities and research labs as of April 2003 .
|Title||:||Broadband Satellite Communications for Internet Access|
|Author||:||Sastri L. Kota, Kaveh Pahlavan, Pentti A. Leppänen|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-06-27|