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Modeling the Process of Dynamic Resource Sharing Between LTE and NB-IoT Services

  • Vyacheslav Begishev
  • Andrey SamuylovEmail author
  • Dmitri Moltchanov
  • Konstantin Samouylov
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 700)

Abstract

The Internet of Things (IoT) undergoes fundamental changes, expanding its infrastructure with more advanced and mobile devices. As the IoT develops, the existing cellular communication technologies often do not provide sufficient coverage while modern IoT terminals are often expensive and characterized by a short battery life. To address these issues, in Release 13 (LTE Advanced Pro) published in 2016, 3GPP consortium has proposed the Narrow-Band IoT (NB-IoT) technology as an efficient way to provide a wide range of new capabilities and services in a wireless cellular network. Having specified three operational regimes, 3GPP did not provide guidelines on the way resource sharing has to be done between LTE and NB-IoT traffic. In this paper, the in-band NB-IoT service model is presented, where a certain amount of LTE radio resources are exclusively allocated to LTE and NB-IoT users while the rest are shared between them. We analyze the proposed system for performance metrics of interest including NB-IoT and LTE session drop probabilities and resource utilization.

Keywords

Internet of Things NB-IoT (Narrow Band IoT) Analytical model Session drop probability Resource sharing 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The publication was financially supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (the Agreement number 02.a03.21.0008) and by RFBR (research projects No. 16-07-00766, 17-07-00142).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vyacheslav Begishev
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Andrey Samuylov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  • Dmitri Moltchanov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Konstantin Samouylov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Tampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.Department of Applied Probability and InformaticsPeoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Informatics ProblemsFederal Research Center “Computer Science and Control” of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Department of Electronics and Communications EngineeringTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

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