Local Satellite Internet Providers

Today it is unimaginable for anyone, anywhere in the world to do business with internet connectivity. Over the years Satellite internet has become more popular that traditional ways people connect to the internet such as the dial-up system or the DSL network. There are some places in the world where traditional internet connections are not available. In some instances even when internet is available, the quality of connections may be poor. Regardless of where people live today in the world they may still need to do business to earn a living. This is where the services of a local satellite internet provider become vitally important.

Advantages of using

There are many advantages from using local satellite internet:

Worldwide Coverage- Due to uneven terrain and curvature of the planet traditional internet services through cable or phone lines are problematic. Regardless of where and how remote your location is, Satellite internet is available to you and just a phone call away.
Reliability-The traditional internet connections options can sometimes prove unreliable. In some cases the quality of service may be too poor. The local satellite internet option will eliminate such problems for you.
Fast Services- High Speed Satellite internet is faster than the traditional terrestrial broadband connection which can take weeks at times to get your work order fulfilled, even when that service is an available option for your area. VSAT Systems can provide the customers and end users with great speeds even as high as 2 Mbps upload and 4Mbps download
Affordable and Cost effective- Do you know that it costs on the average about $10,000-$100,000 to lay cable lines for about 1 mile depending on physical factors. Such high cost can affect the rate plans offered to the end-user. Your local satellite internet provider can offer you affordable service plans to suit your budgetary needs.
Mobile Solutions- One of the shortfalls of Broadband internet is that it has no mobile functions. When it is installed, it functions at the specific location where it is located. Satellite internet on the other hand has the ability to be taken from one place to the other. As long as the VSAT dish has clear sight, it could be moved from one place to another.
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TechCrunch gets QUIC

By Nathan W Center

A recently posted article on Tech Crunch by Frederic Lardinois addresses an exciting new protocol Google is testing and it is proving to accelerate the way our computers are talking to each other. There are a few interesting bits about how QUIC works that were left out however.

Called Quick UDP Internet Connection, or QUIC, it is tackling some of the more perplexing issues with TCP and SPDY that, for the sake of accuracy and security, slow our connections down and in the worst cases, cause us to leave our content before it has fully loaded out of frustration. QUIC, Google hopes, will help resolve said issues. It is an innovation that could optimize even more, an environment that is already near peak efficiency.

One way it seeks to accomplish this is through bandwidth estimation of communications in both directions. Once it has that data QUIC can use the results to control the flow of information, distributing packets evenly and reducing loss.

It doesn’t repeat itself either. It is not always a good idea to reduce redundancy, even in the war against latency but this is another tactic employed by Google’s experiment. What this means is that QUIC does not re-use packet numbers, limiting timeouts from re-transmission. Overall, this seems to simplify recovery of lost data and aid in controlling congestion.

The post on Tech Crunch is a little vague about how QUIC will mesh with current technologies. While he points out that most Chrome users have already experienced QUIC, (testing has been ongoing,) Lardinois doesn’t really discuss what this means. QUIC is not likely to replace technologies already in place, but this was never really its intention.

It was built to help Google explore ways to make its services faster. The net and technology standard of TPC, well known and well established, is far too prevalent to supplant. Instead, the consensus and hope is that over time engineers and makers will adopt the most vital elements of QUIC based on proven and demonstrated efficacy.

As he closes, Lardinois mentions Google’s intent to run QUIC up the flagpole at the Internet Engineering Task Force, or IETF, an organization whose self-styled goal is to “Make the internet work better.” It will be interesting to see Google’s results and what the IETF thinks about them in the time to come.

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