Chapter 4. Satellite Internetworking with Terrestrial Networks

  1. Zhili Sun

Published Online: 15 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047087029X.ch4

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

How to Cite

Sun, Z. (2006) Satellite Internetworking with Terrestrial Networks, in Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047087029X.ch4

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470870273

Online ISBN: 9780470870297

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Keywords:

  • satellite internetworking and terrestrial networks;
  • High-capacity user terminals;
  • telephony networks;
  • multi-line telephony systems (MLTS);
  • public network;
  • ‘mean opinion score’ (MOS);
  • Transmission bit rate;
  • access and transit networks;
  • synchronous transmission

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Networking concepts

  • Networking terminology

  • Network elements and connections

  • Network traffic and signalling

  • Access and transit transmission networks

  • Digital telephony networks

  • Synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH)

  • Integrated services digital networks (ISDN)

  • ISDN over satellite

  • Interworking with heterogeneous networks

  • Further reading

  • Exercises