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By cem ·
Does anyone out there use satellite for a connection to a remote site? I am a Telecom Specialist, not normally a Satellite Specialist, and have been asked to come up with a replacement for RAD Kilomuxes which we are using to connect sites in the USA to sites in South America. Does anyone have suggestions for reliable devices which can replace the Kilomuxes?

Thanks,
Chris

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by mdwalter In reply to Satellite hardware search

I would first consider the advantages of a terrestrial fiber-based solution, such as frame relay or ATM from a global telecom provider, such as AT&T or MCI. Staying on the earth provides several advantages:

A) You pay by the amount of data sent (no need to pay for a satellite channel that is sometimes idle)

B) Higher security (much harder to tap into a fiber than to intercept a satellite broadcast signal)

C) Lower latency (geosynchronous satellites introduce a 125ms latency each way, due to the 22,300 mile trip up and back)

D) More reliable and more readily fixed. Not effected by weather.

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by cem In reply to Satellite hardware search

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by Cedric King In reply to Satellite hardware search

Check out your local telcos. They should be able to provide you with better coverage than what you would get yourself.

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