The Use of Novel Satellite Broadcast Technologies for the Provision of Integrated Services

  • Evangelos Pallis
  • George Mastorakis
  • Athina Burdena
  • Ahmed Mehaoua
  • Yassine Hadjadj Aoul
Conference paper

Digital satellite broadcasting, primarily targeted to unidirectional services, soon expanded to the interactive domain, utilising uplink technologies such as DVB-RCS. In this context, due to their wide and uniform coverage, satellites can provide an ideal medium for the provision of triple play services (voice, video and data) to remote areas not covered by terrestrial infrastructures. This paper discusses and demonstrates the delivery of triple play services over a fully functional platform utilising the second-generation satellite broadcasting technology (DVB-S2) for the downlink combined with DVB-RCS for the uplink.


Satellite Network Satellite Node Digital Video Broadcasting Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Adaptive Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Evangelos Pallis
    • 1
  • George Mastorakis
    • 2
  • Athina Burdena
    • 3
  • Ahmed Mehaoua
    • 4
  • Yassine Hadjadj Aoul
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Applied Informatics and MultimediaTEI of CreteEstavromenos, HeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Department of Information and Communication Systems EngineeringUniversity of the AegeanSamosGreece
  3. 3.Centre for Technological Research of CreteEstavromenos, HeraklionGreece
  4. 4.CNRS-PRiSM LabUniversity of VersaillesVersaillesFrance

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