Chapter 8. UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network—Architecture and Protocols

  1. Cornelia Kappler Ph.D.

Published Online: 12 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch8

UMTS Networks and Beyond

UMTS Networks and Beyond

How to Cite

Kappler, C. (2009) UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network—Architecture and Protocols, in UMTS Networks and Beyond, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch8

Author Information

  1. deZem GmbH, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470031902

Online ISBN: 9780470682029

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Keywords:

  • UMTS terrestrial radio access network—architecture and protocols;
  • Radio Network Controller (RNC);
  • radio resource control and provisioning;
  • radio bearer control - planning of resources and calculation of interference and utilization levels;
  • Broadcast And Multicast Control (BMC);
  • Radio Link Control (RLC);
  • Dedicated Control Channel (DCCH);
  • Paging Channel (PCH);
  • Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Architecture

  • Protocols and Channels

  • Summary