Satellite Internet Performance Measurements

Comparison of different Internet access technologies.
Image Copyright: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt.

Project Description

This work evaluates the performance of different applications over different Internet access technologies, with focus on Internet access via satellite.

The following Internet access technologies have been selected:

  • Geostationary satellites (Konnect/Eutelsat, skyDSL/Eutelsat, Bigblu/Eutelsat, Novostream/Astra Connect)
  • Satellite megaconstellations in low Earth orbit (Starlink)
  • Terrestrial systems as reference (o2 DSL, Congstar LTE)

Available Documents

Project Period

    2021-01-01 to 2021-04-30

Project Members

Jörg Deutschmann
Kai-Steffen Hielscher
Reinhard German

Supported by

European Space Agency
5G METEORS MakerSpace
Deutsche Raumfahrtagentur / Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt