Small Cells and HetNets / Mobile Broadband II

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Small Cells and HetNets / Mobile Broadband II

Course UNIK4230
Title Small Cells and HetNets / Mobile Broadband II
Lecture date 2014/05/15 13:15
presented by Per Hjalmar Lehne, Abul Kaosher
Objective The objective of this lecture is to provide an overview over the challenges of providing coverage and capacity when conventional macro-cells are unavailable or not feasible. The lecture will explain
  • What small cells are and what concepts exists
  • What we mean with NetNets
  • The supporting network architecture for the different small cell concepts

Understand the Mobile Broadband technologies

Learning outcomes Having joined this lecture, you will
  • understand the challenges of indoor coverage and capacity
  • understand the principle of Femto Cells
  • be able to explain the effect of increased network capacity when the macro network is supported by indoor base stations.

Understand following mobile technologies

  • WCDMA
  • HSPA/HSPA Evolution
  • LTE and LTE Advanced
  • Voice over LTE
  • Self Organizing Network
Pensum (read before)
References (further info)
Keywords Small cells, Femto Cells, HetNets; MBB, Mobile Broadband, WCDMA, HSPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE Advanced, SON, Self Organizing Network, VoLTE

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Test yourself, answer these questions

  • What is a small cell and why does operator need small cells?
  • What are the benefits of femtocells for users?
  • What do we mean with HetNets and what are the challenges?

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