Performance Analysis of Mobile Communication in Picocell and Femtocell

  • Lili Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 225)


In this paper, we considered only the two low layers of the hierarchical cellular network i.e. picocell and femtocell. Mobile subscribers are divided into two classes, with low mobility and high mobility. Femtocells are used to address the originating and handoff calls of both slow and fast mobile subscriber. Picocells are overlaid over the femtocells and used to serve originating and handoff calls for slow and fast mobile subscribers. Furthermore, blocking probability of picocell and femtocell decreases when the number of channels is increased. It is shown that this scheme can provide better quality of service to both slow and fast mobile subscribers, maintaining the total spectrum bandwidth constant.


Mobile communication Picocell Femtocell Handoff scheme 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Engineering Department Zibo Vocational InstituteZibo ShandongChina

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