Shape and connections. The two defining features of your network.
Satellite communications can be a central part of the telecommunications infrastructure. All forms of telecommunications are defined in terms of the types of connectivity and the nature of the topology.
Connectivity defines how the information originates at the source and how it's transferred to its destination. Basically, there are three ways to look at connectivity:
This is the geographic organization of different access and transfer points in a telecommunications network. The standard topologies are: