Interactive Multimedia over Satellite

  • Sastri L. Kota
  • Kaveh Pahlavan
  • Pentti Leppanen

Abstract

High speed Internet access was previously limited to enterprise, using technologies such as leased T-1, frame relay or ATM. But with the recent growth of Internet access for residential users, service providers have recognized the great opportunity in broadband residential and enterprise markets. In the first chapter, we provided an overview of broadband access technologies including cable, xDSL, satellite, and broadband wireless. Recently, the broadband market potential, where the conventional access technologies cannot reach, created an opportunity for satellites to be used lor both residential and enterprise users. We have described in Chapter 4, a partial list of access satellite systems for regional coverage.

Keywords

Expense Convolution Encapsulation Lost 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sastri L. Kota
    • 1
  • Kaveh Pahlavan
    • 2
  • Pentti Leppanen
    • 3
  1. 1.Harris CorporationSunnyvaleUSA
  2. 2.Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA
  3. 3.University of OuluOuluFinland

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