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Network Aspects of Dynamic Satellite Multimedia Systems

  • A. Sammut
  • I. Mertzanis
  • C. Meenan
  • G. Sfikas
  • E. Del Re
  • R. Fantacci
  • G. Giambene
  • V. Santos
  • M. Dinis
  • J. Neves
  • M. Werner
  • J. Bostic
  • C. Delucchi
  • M. Mohorcic
  • A. Svigelj
  • G. Kandus

Abstract

The spread of wideband services to the office and home through fixed and terrestrial mobile networks will create a market for the extension of such services for people on the move and for those who work outside the office environment. Various wideband terrestrial cellular systems will serve users at both local and global level, although the scope for deployment of such systems in the early phase (2000+) will be limited to densely populated and affluent areas, resulting in a potential requirement for wireless access technologies which can connect users to the network in other areas.

Keywords

Medium Access Control Layer Time Division Multiple Access Satellite Network Round Trip Propagation Delay Handover Request 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Sammut
    • 1
  • I. Mertzanis
    • 1
  • C. Meenan
    • 1
  • G. Sfikas
    • 1
  • E. Del Re
    • 2
  • R. Fantacci
    • 2
  • G. Giambene
    • 2
  • V. Santos
    • 3
  • M. Dinis
    • 3
  • J. Neves
    • 3
  • M. Werner
    • 4
  • J. Bostic
    • 4
  • C. Delucchi
    • 4
  • M. Mohorcic
    • 5
  • A. Svigelj
    • 5
  • G. Kandus
    • 5
  1. 1.University of SurreyUK
  2. 2.Università degli Studi di FirenzeItaly
  3. 3.Instituto de TelecomunicaçōesBrazil
  4. 4.Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)Germany
  5. 5.Institut Jozef StefanSlovenia

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