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Expert Opinion
Short LTE articles and opinions by our team of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
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    Positioning Reference Signals (PRS) in LTE

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    There has been a lot of action in Release 8 and Release 10 of UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System). Release 8 introduces LTE (Long Term Evolution), while Release 10 defines LTE-Advanced. Release 9 does not get much...
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    VoLTE Characteristics: A Brief Overview

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    Voice over LTE (VoLTE) is expected to become the mainstream solution for providing voice services in commercial LTE networks in the coming years. VoLTE integrates voice over IP (VoIP), LTE radio network (i.e., E-UTRAN), LTE core...
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    LTE TDD (TD-LTE): How much different from LTE FDD?

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    By Dr. Nishith D. Tripathi While initial commercial deployments have focused on FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) version of LTE (Long Term Evolution), interest in the TDD (Time Division Duplex) version of LTE has been rising...
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    “Back-of-the Envelope” Calculation of VoIP Capacity in LTE

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    LTE supports voice over IP (Internet Protocol) (VoIP) to provide voice services. A simplified analysis is carried out next to approximately estimate the achievable VoIP capacity per cell in case of 10 MHz downlink channel bandwidth...
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    LTE vs. WiMAX

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    Coming to a Theater near You… If you came here in search of an action-packed thriller starring LTE and WiMAX, you are at the right place! In this movie flick, the stakes are high…the winner will dominate the 4G...
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    Self-Organizing Network (SON): A Brief Overview

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    By Dr. Nishith Tripathi A Self-Organizing Network (SON) in LTE (Long Term Evolution) is a network that automates various tasks related to network planning, configuration, and optimization. Such automation reduces the amount...
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    Reference Signal Power Boosting in LTE

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    Each cell in an LTE radio network sends a cell-specific reference signal (RS) from its transmit antennas. The transmit power of a resource element (RE) carrying such reference signal can be set to be the same as, greater than...