The Role of Satellite Networks in the 21st Century

  • Son K. Dao

Abstract

In the global information infrastructure (GII), satellite networks will play an increasingly important role because of their unique benefits. This chapter briefly introduces the architecture, the vision, and the challenge of future Internet-over- satellite services and applications.

Keywords

Europe Iridium 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Son K. Dao
    • 1
  1. 1.HRL Laboratories, LLCUSA

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