Performance measurements of TD-LTE, WiMax and 3G systems

Yi-Bing Lin, Pin Jen Lin, Yingrong Sung, Yuan Kai Chen, Whai-En Chen, Nabil Alrajeh, Bao-Shuh Lin , Chai Hien Gan

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Abstract

Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) are two major technologies toward next-generation mobile broadband standards, which are both expected to provide higher throughput and lower transmission latency for mobile users. This article measures and compares the latency and the throughput of Time Division - Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE), WiMAX, and third-generation (3G) systems based on several technical trials. Our quantitative measures and comparisons provide guidelines for the operators to deploy their future networks.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6549295
Pages (from-to)153-160
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Wireless Communications
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 26 Jul 2013

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