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Dimensioning mobile WiMAX in the access and core network : a case study

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Karvo, Jouni; TkT
dc.contributor.author Barongo, Mwesiga Wilson
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-08T09:59:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-08T09:59:22Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/1133
dc.description.abstract Existing broadband wireless technologies such as evolving 3G and WiFi have enjoyed widespread adoption but are far from offering the flexibility in deployment and high data rates. Mobile WiMAX, an emerging broadband wireless technology promises to bring a new experience to mobile broadband services by offering users high data rates and efficient network access techniques. This thesis work provides a technical description of mobile WiMAX and compares its technical capabilities with the existing technologies such as WiFi and 3G. The work continues further on dimensioning mobile WiMAX in the access and core network. In the access network, we determine the number of base stations required to cover a given metropolitan area, explore their configurations, and perform frequency selection. In the core network we dimension the interfaces, and nodes involved. From the study we will show that WiMAX provides the operator with the antenna configurations options of high capacities, large cell coverage area, and a wide selection of QoS classes. The study will also show that the data density requirements of customers, resulting from the capacity analysis are fulfilled by properly dimensioning the elements in the access and core network. en
dc.format.extent xi, 81
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Helsinki University of Technology en
dc.publisher Teknillinen korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.other Electrical engineering en
dc.title Dimensioning mobile WiMAX in the access and core network : a case study en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Faculty of Electronics, Communications and Automation en
dc.contributor.school Elektroniikan, tietoliikenteen ja automaation tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Communications and Networking en
dc.contributor.department Tietoliikenne- ja tietoverkkotekniikan laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword WiMAX en
dc.subject.keyword mobile WiMAX en
dc.subject.keyword broadband en
dc.subject.keyword dimensioning en
dc.identifier.urn urn:nbn:fi:tkk-012881
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Networking Technology en
dc.programme.major Tietoverkkotekniikka fi
dc.programme.mcode S-38
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Ott, Jörg; Prof.
dc.programme Tietoliikennetekniikan koulutus-/tutkinto-ohjelma fi
dc.location P1 fi
local.aalto.openaccess yes
local.aalto.digifolder Aalto_34651
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
local.aalto.idinssi 41388
dc.type.publication masterThesis
dc.type.okm G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö

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