Which of these would be a characteristic of satellite networking?
A) Low cost
B) High latency
C) Based on CDMA
D) Compresses data to provide speeds up to 320 kbit/s
E) Uses two bearer channels and one signaling channel
F) Provides at least two channels of HBO
The answer: B) High latency
The distances required to transmit between the earth and a satellite in orbit injects significant latency into the communication flow.
Want to know more? Watch “Internet Connection Types.”
There are many different methods available today to provide us with access to the Internet. In this video, you’ll learn some of the most common methods for connecting to the World Wide Web.