Mobile Networks and Applications

, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 1502–1512 | Cite as

Optimization of Coverage in 5G Self-Organizing Small Cell Networks

  • Yu ChenEmail author
  • Zhi Guo
  • Xiuqing Yang
  • Yi Hu
  • Qinghua Zhu


Heterogeneous two-tier network with hybrid deployed small cells and macrocells is a promising solution for fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. However, with the higher and higher spectrum band used in 5G, the coverage and capacity of indoor environment is not good enough for the users’ increasing demand. In this paper, we proposed a self-organizing capacity and coverage optimization scheme using power adaptation to enhance the capacity and improve the coverage. Simulation results show that the proposed self-organizing scheme can effectively improve the capacity and coverage.


Small cells Coverage optimization Capacity optimization Self-Organizing network 



This work was supported by the Beijing City Board of education project (NO.KM201710858003).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhi Guo
    • 2
  • Xiuqing Yang
    • 1
  • Yi Hu
    • 1
  • Qinghua Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Telecommunication EngineeringBeijing PolytechnicBeijingChina
  2. 2.The State Radio Monitoring CenterBeijingChina

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