[Asterisk-biz] VoIP over satellite

Eric Hall ehall at amaxx.com
Mon Nov 22 18:52:26 MST 2004

That 1 second each direction you talk about. Is that to start that call?
I would say 1 second delay is not usable for most.


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[mailto:asterisk-biz-bounces at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coleman
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 8:48 PM
To: 'Commercial and Business-Oriented Asterisk Discussion'
Subject: RE: [Asterisk-biz] VoIP over satellite

> Michael Young wrote:
> > Anyone out there have experience with Asterisk IAX or SIP
> connections
> > across a satellite link?
> You *must remember* that you will have at least 1 second delay. For 
> some customers, this is unacceptable.
> My next step will be setup an asterisk server here also. But I don't 
> believe will have any impact on delay or quality.

The latency problem won't go away regardless of what equipment you have
on either end.  It is a simple time/distance equation and you can
generally figure on about 1 second each direction.  These geosyncronous
satellites are about 26K miles out and it just takes time to send the


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