Extensions of DBS and Hybrid Internet
Bharadwaj, Vijay G.
Baras, John, S.
Date: October 01 - October 01, 1997
We describe some experiments which extend the DBS system, in particular, the DirecPC(TM) and DirecTV(TM) DBS, by using the PC with the satellite receiver as a gateway to connect networks together. We also discuss simple methods of receiving multimedia traffic from the multicast backbone (MBONE) [Cas94] over the satellite link, and distributing it, through this gateway, to end users.Download Full Paper