Handovers in LTE

In LTE the handover is carried out over the X2 interface. In case the X2 link is unavailable the S1 interface comes into picture for the handover. The handovers in the LTE have a new concept. Here is how the handover occurs in LTE The involved eNBs starts by agreeing …

MME – Mobility Management Entity

The Mobility Management Entity (MME) is a nodal element within the LTE EPC. It performs the signaling and control functions to manage the User Equipment (UE) access to network connections, the assignment of network resources, and the management of the mobility states to support tracking,paging, roaming and handovers. MME controls …

Flat IP architecture

Flat IP architecture provides a way to identify devices using symbolic names, unlike the hierarchical architecture such as that used in “normal” IP addresses. This form of system is of more interest to mobile broadband network operators. Names are assigned as a sequence of symbols that are interpreted as a …