Chapter 7. Impact of Satellite Networks on Transport Layer Protocols

  1. Zhili Sun

Published Online: 15 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047087029X.ch7

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols

How to Cite

Sun, Z. (2006) Impact of Satellite Networks on Transport Layer Protocols, in Satellite Networking: Principles and Protocols, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047087029X.ch7

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 network impact;
  • transmission control protocol (TCP);
  • delay *bandwidth (DB) product;
  • receiver-based bandwidth estimators;
  • loss recovery enhancement;
  • ACK congestion;
  • ACK filtering (AF);
  • Explicit congestion notification (ECN);
  • unicast traffic gateway (UTG);
  • conference control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • TCP performance analysis

  • Slow-start enhancement for satellite networks

  • Loss recovery enhancement

  • Enhancements for satellite networks using interruptive mechanisms

  • Impacts on applications

  • Real-time transport protocol (RTP)

  • Voice over IP

  • Further reading

  • Exercises