Satellite ATM Networks

  • Zhili Sun
Part of the The International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 557)


This paper is to provide an introduction to satellite ATM networks. It presents an overview of the important issues and the recent development of satellite systems for ATM networks and broadband communications. Particularly, it discusses the architecture and performance of broadband network interconnection and terminal access using ATM over satellite. It covers a range of topics including: the major issues on the role of satellites in ATM networks, satellite ATM system structure and architecture, management and control over satellite, performance aspects of ATM over satellites, satellite bandwidth resource management, future satellite systems and convergence of ATM and Internet.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhili Sun
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  1. 1.Centre for Communication Systems ResearchUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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