Interoperability of Wireless Networks with 4G Based on Layer Modification

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Abstract

Fourth generation wireless communication systems feel the necessity of transparent and seamless user roaming with end-to-end connectivity. These systems also demand higher data rate, higher mobility support and QoS guarantees due to rapid development of wireless and mobile networks. These requirements open potentials for the operators to increase their service portfolio and for the users to experience context-rich and personalized services. Consequently the interoperability between different wireless network platforms emerges as a crucial necessity. Here focus is given to the significance of the network interoperability aspect based on layered approach and its role in the development towards 4G. This paper also gives an overview of the major 4G features and differentiating characteristics from other generations.

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D. Mahjabeen, A. Sayem, A. Ahmed and S. Rafique, "Interoperability of Wireless Networks with 4G Based on Layer Modification," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 5, 2010, pp. 472-476. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2010.35063.

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