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Journal of applied research and technology

On-line version ISSN 2448-6736Print version ISSN 1665-6423

J. appl. res. technol vol.11 n.5 México Oct. 2013

 

A Survey on Femtocells: Benefits Deployment Models and Proposed Solutions

 

S.A. Mahmud*1, G.M. Khan1, H. Zafar2, K. Ahmad1 and N Behttani1

 

1 Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks Research, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan. * sahibzada.mahmud@nwfpuet.edu.pk.

2 Department of Computer Systems Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.

 

ABSTRACT

Femtocell networks are considered to be a viable option that can fulfill the demands of high speed voice and data traffic for the indoor users. It uses the services of the existing broadband connection to connect to the operator core network. The cellular network operators need to modify the existing single tier macrocell network in order to provide the services of femtocells to its users. In this paper, we present a survey on femtocell deployment. Various aspects of femtocell networks in a diverse domain are discussed. A detailed analysis of the previous approaches is given to highlight their pros and the cons.

Keywords: admission control, capacity estimation, mobile ad hoc networks, quality of service.

 

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