Interworking Design for LTE Convergence

  • Tara Ali-Yahiya


The aim of future wireless networks is to provide a universal ubiquitous coverage across different radio technologies through a multi-modal Mobile Node (MN), while offering a rich range of services with variable bandwidth and Quality of Service (QoS) anytime and anywhere. These features require connectivity across multiple networks with different radio technologies, over different geographic areas, with access to different types of services. Such connectivity can be provided by the 4G architecture which envisions highly flexible and adaptive integration of diverse radio technologies to support built-in capabilities for seamless interaction in these environments [1].


Mobile Node User Equipment Vertical Handover Radio Access Technology Medium Independent Handover 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Recherche en InformatiqueUniversity Paris Stud-11Orsay CedexFrance

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