Chapter 5. ATM over Satellite Networks

  1. Zhili Sun

Published Online: 15 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047087029X.ch5

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

How to Cite

Sun, Z. (2006) ATM over Satellite Networks, in Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047087029X.ch5

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:

  • ATM technology;
  • satellite networking;
  • resource management (RM) mechanisms;
  • Congestion control (CC);
  • On-board switching (OBS) satellites;
  • ATM cell switching;
  • ATM cell transfer performance;
  • Cell error ratio (CER);
  • CATALYST demonstrator;
  • terrestrial networks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Design issues of satellite ATM systems

  • The GEO satellite ATM networking architecture

  • Advanced satellite ATM networks

  • ATM performance

  • Evolution of ATM satellite systems

  • Further reading

  • Exercises