Introduction Harri Holma and Antti Toskala Mobile Voice Subscriber Growth Mobile Data Usage Growth Wireline Technologies Evolution Motivation and Targets for LTE Overview of LTE 3GPP Family of Technologies Wireless Spectrum New Spectrum Identiﬁed by WRC-07 LTE-Advanced LTE Standardization Antti Toskala Introduction Overview of 3GPP Releases and Process LTE Targets LTE Standardization Phases Evolution Beyond Release 8 LTE-Advanced for IMT-Advanced LTE Speciﬁcations and 3GPP Structure References System Architecture Based on 3GPP SAE Atte Länsisalmi and Antti Toskala System Architecture E...
Our first chapter puts LTE into its historical context, and lays out its requirements and key
technical features. We begin by reviewing the architectures of UMTS and GSM, and
by introducing some of the terminology that the two systems use. We then summarize
the history of mobile telecommunication systems, discuss the issues that have driven the
development of LTE, and show how UMTS has evolved first into LTE and then into an
enhanced version known as LTE-Advanced. The chapter closes by reviewing the standardization
process for LTE....