Space-Integrated-Ground Information Networks ›› 2020, Vol. 1 ›› Issue (2): 34-41.doi: 10.11959/j.issn.2096-8930.20200205

Special Issue: 专题:天地一体化信息网络体系架构

• Topics: Architecture of Space-Integrated-Ground Information Network • Previous Articles     Next Articles

SDN-Based Satellite Networks:Progress, Opportunities and Challenges

Dan YANG1, Jiang LIU1,2, Ran ZHANG1, Fangqi LIU1, Man OUYANG1, Tao HUANG1,2, Yunjie LIU1,2   

  1. 1 State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, China
    2 Purple Mountain Laboratory Future Network Research Center, Nanjing 211111, China
  • Revised:2020-11-10 Online:2020-12-20 Published:2020-12-01
  • Supported by:
    The National Key Research and Development Program of China(2019YFB1803103)


The current research status of SDN-based satellite communication networks was investigated, the SDN-based satellite communication network architecture and related key technical solutions was introduced and discussed; The opportunities and challenges faced by SDN-based satellite networks were discussed.

Key words: software-defined networking, satellite networks, satellite network architecture, satellite routing, satellite mobility management

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