Satellites are the transmission medium for providing connectivity and building global, continental, or regional networks around the world (satellite operators effectively use satellites to support Internet traffic), and point-to-point connections are also possible. In practical use, there are combinations of VSAT networks with terrestrial wireless extensions, allowing end users to increase the capabilities offered via satellite. This paper provides selected information on broadband satellite networks using VSAT technology, including available protocols and transmission platforms. The aim of the article is also to present the chosen technical aspects of satellite networks working with the usage of VSAT technology.


information systems engineering; satellite networks; satellite systems; VSAT

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Published : 2021-06-30

Wilk-Jakubowski, J. (2021). BROADBAND SATELLITE DATA NETWORKS IN THE CONTEXT OF AVAILABLE PROTOCOLS AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 11(2), 56-60.

Jacek Wilk-Jakubowski
Kielce University of Technology, Department of Information Systems, Kielce, Poland  Poland