Chapter 6. Internet Protocol (IP) over Satellite Networks

  1. Zhili Sun

Published Online: 15 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047087029X.ch6

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

How to Cite

Sun, Z. (2005) Internet Protocol (IP) over Satellite Networks, in Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047087029X.ch6

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



  • Internet protocol (IP) over satellite network;
  • IP packet encapsulation;
  • point-to-Point protocol (PPP);
  • Satellite IP networking;
  • Internet security;
  • satellite networking security;
  • Diffserv architecture;
  • service level agreement (SLA);
  • PATH message


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Different viewpoints of satellite networking

  • IP packet encapsulation

  • Satellite IP networking

  • IP multicast over satellite

  • Basic network security mechanisms

  • Satellite networking security

  • DVB over satellite

  • Internet quality of service (IP QoS)

  • Integrated services (Intserv) architectures for QoS

  • Differentiated services (Diffserv) for QoS

  • Further reading

  • Exercises