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Performance Analysis of Mobile Network Software Testbed

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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 189)

Abstract

This paper reports a comparative study of the most significant 4G mobile network open-source platforms, namely: OAI and srsLTE. Moreover, this study includes 4G Amarisoft software, one of the promising commercial alternatives. The three alternatives were evaluated in the indoor environment of the university building in order to enhance LTE signal propagation and extend the capacity of preexisting WIFI solution. The carried out experimental measurements are compared and analyzed according to the Quality of Service (QoS) link and to the use of processing and/or computation resources. The results demonstrated that the commercial one outperforms the open-source alternatives, although the performance of the OAI solution appears to be fairly similar to the Amarisoft one.

Keywords

OpenAirInterface(OAI) Software-defined radio (SDR) 4G mobile network LTE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)Val d’OrCanada
  2. 2.Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)ChicoutimiCanada

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