|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 49th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference|
|Publisher or commissioning body||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Publication date||May 1999|
|Pages||556 - 560|
|Conference||49th Vehicular Technology Conference 1999 (VTC 1999-Spring)|
|Period||1/05/99 → …|
This paper looks at a new method of handling the expected traffic fluctuation in a microcellular and picocellular environment. The bunch concept, which is introduced in the UMTS proposal, is investigated under various traffic conditions. Its performance in traffic hot-spots is compared to that of a conventional microcellular network. The results show that the outage probability is dramatically reduced with the use of distributed antennas. The use of distributed antennas in the bunch concept also increases the capacity. With 8 extra antennas covering the same area as one basestation, the capacity can be increased by as much as 400 %
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
Sponsorship: The work has been undertaken as part of
BT Virtual Research Initiative (VURI) project on mobility.
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- adaptive systems, channel capacity, radio networks, picocellular radio
49th Vehicular Technology Conference 1999 (VTC 1999-Spring)
|Duration||1 May 1999 → …|