Grace, David and Capstick, Myles H. and Mohorcic, Mihael and Horwath, Joachim and Pallavicini, Marco B. and Fitch, Michael (2005) INTEGRATING USERS INTO THE WIDER BROADBAND NETWORK VIA HIGH ALTITUDE PLATFORMS. IEEE - International Journal on Wireless Information Networks-Special Issue on Communications via HAPs: Technologies and Trials, Q4-2005, pp. 98-105.
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An overview of CAPANINA, a project funded by the European Commission’s 6th Framework Programme, is presented. The project is developing communications technologies for use with aerial platforms with the aim of integrating users in hard to reach areas and those disadvantaged by geography into the wider broadband network. The article discusses the three broad areas of the project. Specific aspects covered include broadband applications and services selection, along with appropriate integrated delivery configurations to deliver the required capacity and upgradeability; and the associated trials, along with the required wireless and free space optical equipment. Longer-term research underway into delivering broadband backhaul to high-speed trains from aerial platforms, enabling integration with onboard WLAN access points, is also discussed.
|Title:||INTEGRATING USERS INTO THE WIDER BROADBAND NETWORK VIA HIGH ALTITUDE PLATFORMS|
|Journal or Publication Title:||IEEE - International Journal on Wireless Information Networks-Special Issue on Communications via HAPs: Technologies and Trials, Q4-2005|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 98-105|
|Keywords:||high altitude platforms, KNOCGOP|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Vorhaben Multimedia Satellitennetze (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Communication and Navigation > Digital Networks|
|Deposited By:||Florian Moll|
|Deposited On:||31 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 14:20|
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