Despite frustrating customers and loss of revenue for telecommunications providers, cellular network congestion has remained a problem for which few solutions have been found. Covering GSM, GPRS, UMTS and beyond 3G systems, this practical book breaks new ground by providing you with proven techniques for decreasing blocking and dropped call rate due to network congestion. Using real measurements, this book clearly shows you that the maximum traffic that can be accommodated in a wireless network is not a constant value and varies significantly... to point to some possible sources of problems: first is the reliability of a received TPC command a commands interpreted incorrectly due to bad signal quality ... state (e.g., in macrocells), whereas when soft handover occurs seldom ( e.g., in microcells) normal power control offers better performance. ... A handover may occur only when 148 Resource Management in 3G Wireless Systems 4.3.3 Handover.
|Title||:||Practical Radio Resource Management in Wireless Systems|
|Author||:||Sofoklis A. Kyriazakos, George T. Karetsos|
|Publisher||:||Artech House - 2004-01-01|