Jamming Resilience of LTE Networks: A Measurement Study

  • Yağmur CoşkunEmail author
  • Mert Eygi
  • Gediz Sezgin
  • Güneş Karabulut Kurt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 504)


Focusing on LTE physical layer (PHY) and its channels, we investigate the resilience of an LTE network against jamming attacks. We conduct tests on an operational LTE network. Although LTE PHY jamming attacks have been studied, studies have not investigated the jamming attacks on a commercial LTE network. We examine the system performance of LTE PHY under two types of jamming attacks. Detailed measurement results are presented based on performance metrics of LTE networks. Finally, several counter measures against such jamming attacks are suggested.


Jamming Attacks Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) Physical Control Format Indicator Channel (PCFICH) Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yağmur Coşkun
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mert Eygi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gediz Sezgin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Güneş Karabulut Kurt
    • 1
  1. 1.Wireless Communication Research Laboratory (WCRL)Istanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.TURKCELL İletişim Hizmetleri AŞ.IstanbulTurkey

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