Dimensioning of the IP-based UTRAN with multiple Node Bs for elastic traffic using DiffServ QoS
IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference: 5378935, 1-5 (2009-12-01)
Contribution to Conference
This paper presents dimensioning of an IP-based UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN) with multiple Node Bs connected to one RNC, where the applied QoS architecture is based on Differentiated Service (DiffServ) with an integrated Weighted Fair Queue (WFQ) and Strict Priority (SP) scheduling. To provide an appropriate network dimensioning for guaranteeing a desired end-to-end QoS, a general analytical approach is proposed in this paper to dimension the individual links of the Iub interface (between the Node B and the RNC) and furthermore to derive overbooking for the backbone link for elastic traffic. The analytical approach is validated by simulations. Furthermore, based on the proposed analytical approach, important dimensioning rules are summarized.