ISSN E 2409-2770
ISSN P 2521-2419

Performance Enhacement of Heterogeneous Celluar Networks using Vertical Handover

Vol. 6, Issue 02, PP. 44-49, February 2019


Keywords: Handover, Cellular Networks, HetNets, 3G, 4G, GSM, WLAN, QoS, RSS

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 In seamless and fast mobility, smooth handover is one of the major challenges in small cell heterogeneous cellular networks. This paper focuses on the phenomenon of vertical handover for wireless heterogeneous networks. This class of networks can be grounded on the parameter values such as bandwidth availability, received signal strength, call request/served per unit time (mean), power dissipation, consumption of power, duration of mobile station presence, network security, cost of the network and velocity of the mobile station. The proposed system, in this paper, is characterized on the basis of four network parameters which are scrutinized as per a pre-defined criterion. Thereafter, vertical handover occurs at the most suitable among the available four networks. In order to achieve the objective, various parameters are applied for the vertical handover decision and implementation. Furthermore, the final decision is taken on the basis of individual network’s call blocking probability considering the aforesaid parameters.  

  1. Saad Iqbal: Telecommunication Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  2. Alamgir Khan: Telecommunication Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  3. Hassan Wasim Khan: University of Engineering and Technology Mardan, Pakistan
  4. Imraan Khan: University of Engineering and Technology Mardan, Pakistan
  5. Fazal Muhammad: City University of Science and Information Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

Saad Iqbal Alamgir Khan Hassan Wasim Khan Imraan Khan and Fazal Muhammad Performance Enhancement of Heterogeneous Cellular Networks Using Vertical Handover International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 6 Issue 02 PP. 44-49 February 2019

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