Interference Evaluation in Cellular Networks

  • Selma Sbit
  • Mohamed Béchir Dadi
  • Belgacem Chibani Rhaimi


Interference in cellular networks is one of the most common problems in the radio access network. In fact, it is the major issue in cellular networks that affects performances and quality of service. Indeed, interference can be caused by a call on the same frequency from neighboring cell, or a call on an adjacent channel in the same or in neighboring cell. So, we can classify interference on intra-cell interference and inter-cell interference. In 4G, thanks to the use of orthogonal frequency division multiple access and single carrier frequency division multiple access as access techniques in downlink and uplink respectively, intra-cell interference is reduced compared to the inter cell one which caused by the frequency reuse one mechanism and the femto cells deployment. In this work, we will evaluate the interference in different cellular network standards from 2G to 4G.


Interference Femto cell Intercell interference Performances 



This work was supported by the Ministry of the Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunisia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Selma Sbit
    • 1
  • Mohamed Béchir Dadi
    • 1
  • Belgacem Chibani Rhaimi
    • 1
  1. 1.MACS Research LaboratoryENIGGabèsTunisia

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