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Satellite and Terrestrial Network for 5G

Livrables

Project Handbook

Describes the SaT5G project management and quality assurance procedures to be followed throughout the project.

Business, Operational and Technical Requirements for Satellite eMBB

Defines the business, operational and technical requirements for the SaT5G scenarios identified in D2.1

5G Security Mechanisms Extended to Satellite Links

Satcom security architecture and protocols integration with 3GPP reference architecture.

Integrated Network Management – Analysis, Design and Proof of Concepts

Initial management and orchestration architecture including data models, and interfaces (interim); final integrated network manager and orchestrator description and prototype ready to be deployed and validated in the testbed (final).

Project Website and Collaborative Platform Description

Describes the project website used for SaT5G project results’ dissemination and the online platform prepared for consortium partners’ effective collaboration.

Dissemination Plan

Identifies and defines the various planned dissemination activities.

Integrated SaT5G General Network Architecture

Defines the general Architecture of satellite networks integrated into 5G networks for H2020 and beyond.

Exploitation Activity Report

Reports on the SaT5G exploitation activities.

Satellite and 3GPP NextGen Reference Interface

Defines the satcom protocol stack to transport RAN data flows and possible adaptation of RAN protocols to support satellite specificities.

Satcom & 5G Control/User Plane Harmonisation – Mid- and Long-Term Approach

Preliminary protocol architecture for the mid-term scenario and assessment of the long-term scenario (interim); 3GPP/DVB Adaptation layer software prototype for the validation of the mid-term scenario and simulation software description for the long-term scenario (final).

Dissemination Activity Report

Reports on the SaT5G dissemination activities.

Caching and Multicast – Analysis, Design and Proof of Concepts

Specification of the designed algorithms and techniques for caching and multicasting over satellite links which cover the delivery of both multimedia content and VNFs together with their necessary network state data.

Standardisation Activity Report

Includes the proposed technical report developed in ETSI as well as the achievements in 3GPP.

Virtualisation of Satcom Components – Analysis, Design and Proof of Concepts

Preliminary architecture & trade-offs (interim); final architecture & trade-offs as well as developed set of VNFs ready for integration in the testbed (final).

Integral End-to-End Service Delivery Architecture

Describes the end-to-end service delivery architecture and the proposed changes in protocols that will enable the integration of satellite with its specific features in 5G.

Exploitation Plan

The strategic plan for SaT5G project results exploitation.

Roadmap for Satellite into 5G

Describes the roadmap beyond the SaT5G project to ensure the satellite inclusion into 5G.

Integrated SaT5G Detail Network Architecture

Defines the detailed architecture applied to selected use cases of backhauling and multicast/caching including performance metrics.

Standardisation Action Plan

Identifies the potential contributions to standards and defines a plan for providing inputs to relevant standardisation bodies.

Results and Recommendations from SaT5G Demonstrations and Validations

Collates and assesses the results from the SaT5G demonstrations and validations and provides recommendations based on the results.

Multi-link and Heterogeneous Transport – Analysis, Design and Proof of Concepts

Preliminary definition of adaptations to the planned 5G accelerator, link aggregation and cross layer techniques (interim); final definition of the adaptations to the planned 5G accelerator, link aggregation and cross layer techniques and prototype ready to be deployed and validated in the testbed (final).

Business Modelling and Techno-economic Analysis of Satellite eMBB

Defines the business models and includes the techno-economic analysis for the specific SaT5G scenarios.

Demonstration of Fixed and Home Backhaul Scenarios Including Caching & Multicast

Performance report on Domestic and Campus UP and CP KPI improvements when using internet content optimisation applications.

Validation of 5G Control and User Plane Harmonisation

Performance report on the 5G Control and User Plane Harmonisation Validation.

Demonstration of Mobile Backhaul Scenario Including Caching & Multicast

Performance report on the aircraft mobility trial.

Publications

Use cases and scenarios of 5G integrated satellite-terrestrial networks for enhanced mobile broadband: The SaT5G approach

Auteurs: Konstantinos Liolis, Alexander Geurtz, Ray Sperber, Detlef Schulz, Simon Watts, Georgia Poziopoulou, Barry Evans, Ning Wang, Oriol Vidal, Boris Tiomela Jou, Michael Fitch, Salva Diaz Sendra, Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas, Nicolas Chuberre
Publié dans: International Journal of Satellite Communications and Networking, 2018, ISSN 1542-0973
Éditeur: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
DOI: 10.1002/sat.1245

Techno-economic viability of integrating satellite communication in 4G networks to bridge the broadband digital divide

Auteurs: Asma Chiha, Marlies Van der Wee, Didier Colle, Sofie Verbrugge
Publié dans: Telecommunications Policy, 44/3, 2020, Page(s) 101874, ISSN 0308-5961
Éditeur: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2019.101874

QoE-Assured Live Streaming via Satellite Backhaul in 5G Networks

Auteurs: Chang Ge, Ning Wang, Ioannis Selinis, Joe Cahill, Mark Kavanagh, Konstantinos Liolis, Christos Politis, Jose Nunes, Barry Evans, Yogaratnam Rahulan, Nivedita Nouvel, Mael Boutin, Jeremy Desmauts, Fabrice Arnal, Simon Watts, Georgia Poziopoulou
Publié dans: IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, 65/2, 2019, Page(s) 381-391, ISSN 0018-9316
Éditeur: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tbc.2019.2901397

Network Slicing Cost Allocation Model

Auteurs: Asma Chiha, Marlies Van der Wee, Didier Colle, Sofie Verbrugge
Publié dans: Journal of Network and Systems Management, 2020, ISSN 1064-7570
Éditeur: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10922-020-09522-3

Satellite use cases and scenarios for 5G eMBB

Auteurs: Konstantinos Liolis, Alexander Geurtz, Ray Sperber, Detlef Schulz, Simon Watts, Georgia Poziopoulou, Barry Evans, Ning Wang, Oriol Vidal, Boris Tiomela Jou, Michael Fitch, Salva Sendra Diaz, Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas,Nicolas Chuberre
Publié dans: Satellite Communications in the 5G Era, 2018, ISBN 978-1-78561-427-9
Éditeur: The Institution of Engineering and Technology
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1402486

Satellite Support for Enhanced Mobile Broadband Content Delivery in 5G

Auteurs: Ning Wang, Nivedita Nouwell, Chang Ge, Barry Evans, Yogaratnam Rahulan, Mael Boutin, Jeremy Desmauts, Konstantinos Liolis, Christos Politis, Simon Votts, Georgia Poziopoulou
Publié dans: 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), 2018, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-5386-4729-5
Éditeur: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/BMSB.2018.8436902

5G NR over Satellite Links: Evaluation of Synchronization and Random Access Processes

Auteurs: Harri Saarnisaari, Carlos Morais de Lima
Publié dans: 2019 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-7281-2779-8
Éditeur: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icton.2019.8840369

Architecture Options for Satellite Integration into 5G Networks

Auteurs: Boris Tiomela Jou, Oriol Vidal, Joe Cahill, Fabrice Arnal, Jean-Michel Honssin, Mael Boutin, Duy Kha Chau
Publié dans: 2018 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2018, Page(s) 398-9, ISBN 978-1-5386-1478-5
Éditeur: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/eucnc.2018.8442436

Techno-economic analysis of providing inflight connectivity using an integrated satellite - 5G network

Auteurs: 7. A. Chiha, M. Van der Wee, L. Goratti, D. Colle
Publié dans: TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY, 2020, ISSN 0308-5961
Éditeur: Pergamon Press Ltd.

Satellite Communications in the 5G Era

Auteurs: 1. K. Liolis, A. Geurtz, R. Sperber, D. Schulz, S. Watts, G. Poziopoulou, B. Evans, N. Wang, O. Vidal, B. Tiomela Jou, M. Fitch, S. Sendra Diaz, P. Sayyad Khodashenas, N. Chuberre
Publié dans: 2018, ISBN 9781-785614286
Éditeur: IET
DOI: 10.1049/pbte079e