SmartGate is a state-of-the-art of satellite modulator dedicated to IP applications over satellite. It combines, in a 1U rack, both powerful IP/Ethernet encapsulation capabilities and Satellite modulation in full compliance with the DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X standards.
Installed on the hub side, SmartGate provides backhauling of data for various IP applications such as Interactive TV, IoT, M2M, with high efficiency and effectiveness. It enables operators to serve a large population of terminals with an optimized use of the satellite band, thanks to efficient traffic management and ACM multiqueuing.
SmartGate can be fully configured remotely by SNMP and can be easily and seamlessly integrated into most existing systems to improve network efficiency (IPv6, GSE, DVB-S2X) and flexibility (ACM multiqueueing). The product can also be fully controlled by the user-friendly Embedded Web Browser.
The platform offers two 1GigE and two 10GigE Ethernet interfaces for input data traffic. The incoming Ethernet frames can be filtered using MAC addresses, IP addresses and VLANs. The L2 or L3 MultiProtocol encapsulation is then applied in accordance with the ETSI EN 301192 standard. SmartGate is able to service up to 4000 PIDs with full management of the PSI/SI tables. Moreover, the product optimizes bandwidth utilization through the support of section packing and a superior traffic management system which includes minimum guaranteed bandwidth, maximum peak bandwidth and designated priorities.