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October 4, 2010 IEEE Selects Fallah & Ye Ouyang paper
IEEE WTS 2010 Conference selects paper by Fallah and student Ye Ouyang
The paper is selected by the conference chair committee and published in International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking(IJITN)
Optimizing the Traffic of Voice Core Domain in UMTS Network through RNC Re-homing
Authors: Ye Ouyang and M. Hosein Fallah, Ph.D., P.E.
The past few years have seen mobile operators transition to next-generation mobile networks; specifically from third-generation networks (3G) to long term evolution (LTE). This paper first describes the basic architecture and topology of UMTS R4 core network and introduces two options in network planning: flat structure or layered structure. This paper introduces the re-homing of radio network controller (RNC) and base station controller (BSC) and studies the impact on the performance of voice core of UMTS networks. The proposed RNC re-homing models are created and analyzed for voice core of UMTS networks. The paper concludes that the appropriate RNC re-homing optimizes the traffic of voice core in UMTS network, improves the QoS of the core network and saves the carriers’ OPEX and CAPEX on their core networks.