An Introduction to LTE: LTE, LTE-Advanced, SAE and 4G Mobile by Christopher Cox

By Christopher Cox

An advent to LTE explains the know-how utilized by 3GPP long-term Evolution. The publication covers the full of LTE, either the recommendations used for radio communique among the bottom station and the cell phone, and the options used for signalling verbal exchange and information shipping within the developed packet center. It avoids pointless aspect, focussing in its place on conveying a valid figuring out of the whole process.

The e-book is geared toward cellular telecommunication pros, who are looking to comprehend what LTE is and the way it really works. it's useful for engineers who're engaged on LTE, particularly people who are shifting from different applied sciences corresponding to UMTS and cdma2000, those who find themselves specialists in a single a part of LTE yet who are looking to comprehend the process as a complete, and people who are new to cellular telecommunications altogether. it's also suitable to these operating in non technical roles, similar to venture managers, advertising executives and highbrow estate experts. On finishing the e-book, the reader can have a transparent knowing of LTE, and should be capable to take on the extra specialized books and the 3GPP necessities with self belief.

Key beneficial properties -

  • Covers the most recent advancements in liberate 10 of the 3GPP requisites, together with the recent functions of LTE-Advanced
  • Includes references to person sections of the 3GPP requisites, to assist readers comprehend the rules of every subject sooner than going to the standards for extra distinct details
  • Requires no prior wisdom of cellular telecommunications, or of the mathematical innovations that LTE makes use of for radio transmission and reception

Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–19):
Chapter 2 approach structure Evolution (pages 21–46):
Chapter three electronic instant Communications (pages 47–60):
Chapter four Orthogonal Frequency department a number of entry (pages 61–76):
Chapter five a number of Antenna concepts (pages 77–94):
Chapter 6 structure of the LTE Air Interface (pages 95–112):
Chapter 7 phone Acquisition (pages 113–122):
Chapter eight info Transmission and Reception (pages 123–149):
Chapter nine Random entry (pages 151–157):
Chapter 10 Air Interface Layer 2 (pages 159–171):
Chapter eleven Power?On and Power?Off systems (pages 173–189):
Chapter 12 safeguard techniques (pages 191–200):
Chapter thirteen caliber of carrier, coverage and Charging (pages 201–213):
Chapter 14 Mobility administration (pages 215–230):
Chapter 15 Inter?System Operation (pages 231–250):
Chapter sixteen supply of Voice and textual content Messages over LTE (pages 251–263):
Chapter 17 improvements in free up nine (pages 265–275):
Chapter 18 LTE?Advanced and unencumber 10 (pages 277–289):
Chapter 19 Self Optimizing Networks (pages 291–299):
Chapter 20 functionality of LTE and LTE?Advanced (pages 301–308):

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In these systems, the air interface includes extra optimizations that are targeted at data applications, which increase the average rate at which a user can upload or download information, at the expense of introducing greater variability into the data rate and the arrival time. 2 Third Generation Systems The world’s dominant 3G system is the Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS). UMTS was developed from GSM by completely changing the technology used on the air interface, while keeping the core network almost unchanged.

We will leave some more specialized architectural issues until later chapters, notably those related to quality of service, charging and inter-system operation. Several specifications are relevant to this chapter. 300 [2] are stage 2 specifications that include descriptions of the system architecture, while the relevant stage 3 specifications [3, 4] contain the architectural details. We will also note some other important specifications as we go along. 1 reviews the high-level architecture of the evolved packet system (EPS).

We will introduce further components later in the book, when we consider the management of quality of service, and the inter-operation between LTE and other mobile communication systems. 5 Roaming Architecture Roaming allows users to move outside their network operators’ coverage area by using the resources from two different networks. It relies on the existence of a roaming agreement, which defines how the operators will share the resulting revenue. 5. If a user is roaming, then the home subscriber server is always in the home network, while the mobile, E-UTRAN, MME and serving gateway are always in the visited network.

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