EPC SatRAN Satellite Radio Area Network
Converged Ground-to-Space Network Architecture
Cisco Satellite Solutions integrate Service Provider ground architectures optimized for satellite communications. The satellite communications market is at an inflection point driven by global in-orbit capacity increasing five-fold combined with ground systems transitioning to IP architectures, leveraging mobility standards. Cisco customers can lead the transition with Cisco Satellite Solutions by extending Cisco Service Provider (SP) Mobility and Wi-Fi offerings to deliver scalable service offerings for enterprise networking, broadband and backhaul applications.
EPC SatRAN is a Cisco developed ground systems end to end architecture for satellite based broadband and enterprise VSAT based solutions. It leverages the Cisco ASR5000 at its core to enable a standards based 3GPP radio access network for existing or new GEO/MEO/LEO based satellite systems. EPC SatRAN is especially suited to addressing the needs of the maritime, airlines, and energy markets.