Network Mobility in Satellite Networks: Architecture and the Protocol

Mobility management is required to ensure the session continuity for multiple IP-enabled devices onboard a satellite that hands off between ground stations. NEtwork MObility (NEMO) can efficiently manage the mobility of multiple IP-enabled devices that are connected as a mobile network. However, existing mobility management solutions for satellite networks are unable to route through intermediate satellites links when a direct connection with a ground station is lost. The authors propose architecture of NEMO in satellite networks with the routing through multiple satellite links using nesting where a mobile network connects to another mobile network.

Provided by: University of NV Seismological Lab. & Dept. of Geological Science Topic: Networking Date Added: Jun 2011 Format: PDF

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