How SMS works in LTE

SMS stands for short message service.The “short” part refers to the maximum size of the text messages: 160 characters (letters, numbers or symbols in the Latin alphabet). For other alphabets, such as Chinese, the maximum SMS size is 70 characters. There are two ways to implement SMS in LTE.┬áThe ideal …

Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA)

With Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) muliple access is achieved by assigning subsets of sub-carriers to individual users. This allows simultaneous low data rate transmission from several users.OFDMA simultaneously supports multiple users by assigning them specific subchannels for intervals of time.So in short, Each terminal occupies a subset of sub-carriers …