Chapter 3. UMTS Radio Interface Description

  1. Jordi Pérez-Romero1,
  2. Oriol Sallent1,
  3. Ramon Agustí1 and
  4. Miguel Angel Díaz-Guerra2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470022795.ch3

Radio Resource Management Strategies in UMTS

Radio Resource Management Strategies in UMTS

How to Cite

Pérez-Romero, J., Sallent, O., Agustí, R. and Díaz-Guerra, M. A. (2005) UMTS Radio Interface Description, in Radio Resource Management Strategies in UMTS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470022795.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

  2. 2

    Telefónica Móviles España, S.A., Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470022771

Online ISBN: 9780470022795

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Keywords:

  • UMTS radio interface;
  • UMTS architecture;
  • radio interface protocol;
  • transport channels;
  • physical control channels;
  • channelisation codes;
  • modulation;
  • Physical Common Packet Channel (PCPCH);
  • layer 2 protocols

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The UMTS protocols

  • Radio interface protocol structure

  • Physical layer

  • Layer 2 protocols

  • Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol

  • Examples of Radio Access Bearers

  • References