Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

UMTS border planning issues

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Faure, C. ; Alcatel Espace, Toulouse, France ; Tin Lin Lee ; Boscovic, D.

Border planning issues for UMTS due to the limited number of frequency carriers per UMTS operator are investigated. Performance degradation due to the coexistence of two cellular networks using the same frequency carrier is evaluated through system level simulations. The effect of different system parameters on performance degradation is also studied. The critical factor is the "degree of overlapping" between the two networks. It is defined as the percentage of users within the networks that are closer, in terms of radio conditions, to the base stations of the other network. It is concluded that uncoordinated border situations can result in important co-channel interference, creating significant capacity loss to both home and foreign UMTS networks. Solutions to this problem have to be investigated in order to optimise the coverage of border areas

Published in:

Vehicular Technology Conference, 2001. VTC 2001 Spring. IEEE VTS 53rd  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

2001

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.