Regulation of Global Broadband Satellite Communications
Table of Contents
1 Introduction: Satellites for Smart Broadband Solutions
1.1 What is broadband and what does satellite broadband mean?
1.2 Why satellites for broadband delivery?
1.3 Satellite used for broadband communications - advantages and limitations
2 Satellite Services and Systems
2.1 Definition of satellite services and systems for broadband delivery
2.2 Description of satellite orbits
2.3 Technical characteristics of air interfaces for global broadband satellite systems
2.4 Global broadband Internet access by fixed-satellite service systems
2.5 Additional spectrum for mobile satellite service
2.6 Satellite system approaches to broadband
3 Overview of Satellite Broadband Services
3.1 Regional approaches to satellite broadband services
3.2 Global broadband satellite delivery
4 Understanding Challenges and Opportunities
4.1 Satellite as a complement to terrestrial backbone network - satellite component of the IMT-Advanced
4.2 Integrated MSS systems - Use of satellite spectrum to combine terrestrial networks with satellite systems
4.3 Interoperability between WiMAX and broadband mobile space networks
4.4 Use of FSS and MSS for warning and relief operations during natural disaster and emergency situations - the Tam...
5 International Regulation Issues - Use of Spectrum and Orbital Resources
5.1 Regulatory challenges: Virtual satellites and other international coordination issues - possible solutions
5.2 Cleaning up of the ITU Master International Frequency Register poses challenges
6 Economics of Satellite Systems
6.1 When does it make economic sense to use satellite systems?
6.2 Present economic status and outlook for the satellite industry
7 Market Entry: Existing Practices and Overcoming Drawbacks
7.1 Licensing and access practices in place for satellite systems and earth stations (VSAT)
7.1.1 Dealing with technology neutrality and measures to ease access for market entry
7.2 Open access: open skies and international gateway liberalization
7.2.1 Open access to satellite networks - open skies
7.2.2 Does open access mean open skies or does the issue relate to ground segment sharing?
7.2.3 International gateway liberalization
7.3 Regional harmonization of regulatory network
8 Bringing it all Together: Regulatory Best Practices for Industry
A.1 Generic description of the network architecture for broadband satellite networks
A.2 Brief overview of air interface standards approved by various standardization bodies