HSDPA/HSUPA for UMTS: High Speed Radio Access for Mobile Communications

HSDPA/HSUPA for UMTS: High Speed Radio Access for Mobile Communications

Editor(s): Harri Holma, Antti Toskala

Published Online: 15 JUN 2006

Print ISBN: 9780470018842

Online ISBN: 9780470032633

DOI: 10.1002/0470032634

About this Book

From the editors of the highly successful WCDMA for UMTS, this new book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference to High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) technologies for WCDMA. The editors cover both HSDPA and HSUPA, including an in-depth description and explanation of 3GPP standards, and expected performance based on simulations and first measurements. The text also discusses the impact of HSDPA and HSUPA on network dimensioning, covers applications and end-to-end performance in detail, and includes a section on radio frequency requirements and terminal design considerations.

The most comprehensive and advanced guide to the HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) and HSUPA (High Speed Uplink Packet Access) technologies and standardisation, HSDPA/HSUPA for UMTS:

  • Analyses the impact of HSDPA/HSUPA on network dimensioning, discussing co-existence with R99 (Release 99) and GPRS/EDGE (General Packet Radio Services/ Enhanced Data GSM Environment)
  • Contains a section on applications and end-to-end (e2e) performance
  • Includes a chapter on radio frequency (RF) requirements and terminal design considerations, covering different RF bands, multi-band HSDPA and multi-mode HSDPA+EDGE challenges, power consumption
  • Provides numerous illustrations of 3GPP (Third Generation Partnership Project) standards and performance

This title provides excellent coverage of the area for system, element and chip designers, network planners, technical mangers with vendors, operators and application developers. It is also ideal for postgraduates and researchers in related areas.

Table of contents

    1. You have free access to this content
    2. Chapter 6

      Radio resource management (pages 95–121)

      Harri Holma, Troels Kolding, Klaus Pedersen and Jeroen Wigard

    3. Chapter 7

      HSDPA bit rates, capacity and coverage (pages 123–165)

      Frank Frederiksen, Harri Holma, Troels Kolding and Klaus Pedersen

    4. Chapter 8

      HSUPA bit rates, capacity and coverage (pages 167–186)

      Jussi Jaatinen, Harri Holma, Claudio Rosa and Jeroen Wigard

    5. Chapter 9

      Application and end-to-end performance (pages 187–216)

      Chris Johnson, Sandro Grech, Harri Holma and Martin Kristensson

    6. Chapter 10

      Voice-over-IP (pages 217–227)

      Harri Holma, Esa Malkamäki and Klaus Pedersen

    7. Chapter 11

      RF requirements of an HSPA terminal (pages 229–240)

      Harri Holma, Jussi Numminen, Markus Pettersson and Antti Toskala

    8. You have free access to this content

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