Evaluation of TCP Performance by Using High-Speed Communication Satellite WINDS and Large Earth Terminal

Hiroyasu OBATA  Kenji ISHIDA  Chisa TAKANO  Junichi FUNASAKA  Masaaki BESSHO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E95-B    No.10    pp.3370-3373
Publication Date: 2012/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E95.B.3370
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Satellite Communications
WINDS,  TCP Performance,  Large Earth Terminal,  

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Some researchers have started using the high-speed communication satellite WINDS to evaluate TCP congestion control methods. However, they do not aim to maximize TCP throughput when WINDS is paired with a Large Earth Station (LET). This paper evaluates the typical TCP performance of satellite links over a network composed of LET and WINDS in order to break the TCP throughput record for satellite links.