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TCP Performance over UMTS-HSDPA System

Mohamad Assaad, Badii Jouaber, Djamal Zeghlache
2004 Telecommunications Systems  
The performance of TCP based applications in a UMTS-HSDPA system is evaluated, using an analytical model.  ...  HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) is an evolution of the UMTS standard over the air interface to achieve higher bit rates through the introduction of adaptive modulation and coding, Hybrid ARQ,  ...  Over mobile and wireless networks, poor performances of TCP are being experienced.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:tels.0000041016.73136.12 fatcat:ypq3r7zxq5hevdppx2uuamuciy

Understanding Cross-Layer Effects on Quality of Experience for Video over NGMN

Muhammad Amir Mehmood, Cigdem Sengul, Nadi Sarrar, Anja Feldmann
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)  
To understand the quality that can be offered to the user, we compare the Quality of Experience (QoE) for web streaming in a prototype NGMN testbed with WiFi and 3G UMTS/HSDPA support.  ...  We use CUBIC TCP as the transport protocol as it is typically the default TCP variant, e.g., in Android phones.  ...  INTRODUCTION Wireless Internet access has grown significantly over the last decade from GRPS and EDGE, to UMTS/HSDPA 1 , UMTS/HSPA+, WiFi, WiMax and towards 4G LTE Advanced, promising ever more bandwidth  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2011.5963297 dblp:conf/icc/MehmoodSSF11 fatcat:iyo2bbxcwfbbrhyla5xswqgshy

TCP congestion control over HSDPA: An experimental evaluation

Luca De Cicco, Saverio Mascolo
2014 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation  
In this paper, we focus on the experimental evaluation of TCP over the High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), an upgrade of UMTS that is getting worldwide deployment.  ...  Linux OS; 4) Westwood+ TCP that has been shown to be particularly effective over wireless links.  ...  In this work we evaluate the TCP performance over HSDPA, an optimization of the UMTS radio interface, which can provide downlink throughputs up to 14 Mbps and round trip times (RTT) in the order of 100  ... 
doi:10.1109/med.2014.6961512 dblp:conf/med/CiccoM14 fatcat:tqrbjk6jkzhybizx6cogactjjy

Measured WEB Performance in GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA with and without Caching

Philipp Svoboda, Fabio Ricciato, Werner Keim, Markus Rupp
2007 2007 IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks  
We measured in GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA radio access networks of a mobile operator in Austria. The operator has implemented a web-proxy for performance improvement.  ...  We evaluated the impact of the proxy system to different site configurations using the performance index.  ...  If the proxy system is used a performance close to UMTS is achieved.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wowmom.2007.4351701 dblp:conf/wowmom/SvobodaRKR07 fatcat:iyhg3hzxyza57mo2ipamwhg77u

TCP Congestion Control over HSDPA: an Experimental Evaluation [article]

Luca De Cicco, Saverio Mascolo
2012 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we focus on the experimental evaluation of TCP over the High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), an upgrade of UMTS that is getting worldwide deployment.  ...  Linux OS; 4) Westwood+ TCP that has been shown to be particularly effective over wireless links.  ...  In this work we evaluate the TCP performance over HSDPA, an optimization of the UMTS radio interface, which can provide downlink throughputs up to 14 Mbps and round trip times (RTT) in the order of 100  ... 
arXiv:1212.1621v1 fatcat:c26nitm4lbakjirscmggdtygry

End-to-End QoS Improvement of HSDPA End-User Multi-Flow Traffic Using RAN Buffer Management

Suleiman Y. Yerima, Khalid Al-Begain
2008 2008 New Technologies, Mobility and Security  
Hence in this paper we present the end-to-end performance study of a proposed RAN buffer management scheme for multi-flow sessions via dynamic system-level HSDPA simulations.  ...  High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) was introduced to UMTS radio access segment to provide higher capacity for new packet switched services.  ...  BASIC FEATURES OF HSDPA HSDPA utilizes a shared channel (HS-DSCH) to transmit data to the User Equipments (UE) over the downlink of a HSDPA enhanced UMTS cell.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ntms.2008.ecp.43 dblp:conf/ntms/YerimaA08 fatcat:6cqzk752kzbt7k73i22uazohgq

Cross-Layer Modeling of Capacity of UMTS/HSDPA Networks Under Dynamic User Setting

Tijani Chahed, Mariana Dirani
2006 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference  
We focus in this paper on the cross-layer modeling of the integration of streaming and elastic flows in the downlink of UMTS/HSDPA systems.  ...  Flow level dynamics are then used at the packet level to investigate TCP performance and quantify the probability of a spurious event, namely timeout.  ...  At the latter scale, TCP performs well in general, even over wireless links.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vtcf.2006.444 dblp:conf/vtc/ChahedD06 fatcat:jzfyraadkzcjhkt6cbtcdkeazm

Performance Analysis of 3G+ Cellular Technologies with Mobile Clients

J.A. Esquerra-Soto, J.A. Pérez-Díaz, I. Amezcua-Valdovinos, C.F. García-Hernández
2012 Journal of Applied Research and Technology  
We used a real-case scenario using TCP and UDP. We measured throughput, jitter and packet loss/discard as QoS performance parameters.  ...  In general, we noticed that HSDPA and EVDO lose performance when speed increases.  ...  The main purpose of these organizations is to regulate the development and implementation of new cellular technology standards. 3GPP takes over the UMTS technologies and their evolutions (HSDPA, HSUPA,  ... 
doi:10.22201/icat.16656423.2012.10.2.414 fatcat:ldpqmjtpanc5lndfihwbvirstu

Performance Analysis of 3G Communication Network

Toni Anwar, Lim Wern Li
2008 ITB Journal of Information and Communication Technology  
This project investigates also the downlink (DL) and uplink (UL) throughput and spectral efficiency performance of the standard Universal Mobile Telecommunications system (UMTS) system for different scenarios  ...  The analysis can significantly help system engineers to obtain crucial performance characteristics of 3G network.  ...  The project analyzed performance of the standard Universal Mobile Telecommunications system (UMTS) system and High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) for different scenarios of user and different technologies  ... 
doi:10.5614/itbj.ict.2008.2.2.4 fatcat:lxl247ez6nfxdjbgbnlbwdgska

An In-depth Analysis of 3G Traffic and Performance

Zhenxian Hu, Yi-Chao Chen, Lili Qiu, Guangtao Xue, Hongzi Zhu, Nicholas Zhang, Cheng He, Lujia Pan, Caifeng He
2015 Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on All Things Cellular: Operations, Applications and Challenges - AllThingsCellular '15  
We find the TCP performance in our traces is much worse than those reported in previous 3G measurement studies from North America and Europe likely due to more expensive cellular data plan and more limited  ...  We further use machine learning to diagnose reasons behind high RTT and losses, and identify major factors that limit TCP throughput.  ...  Second, TCP level has a significant impact on network performance. The 2010 WCDMA network was a trial system at the time and was a lightly loaded, so TCP is less important.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2785971.2785981 fatcat:lhpbc7bx4vgybmfes2mwgpyd6e

TCP-Jersey over high speed downlink packet access

Shupeng Li, N. Ansari
2005 GLOBECOM '05. IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 2005.  
In this paper, performance of TCP-Jersey over High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) in the Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) is evaluated and compared with other TCP variants through  ...  TCP performance over wireless networks is critical as the Internet gradually expands to the wireless territory.  ...  To assess TCP performance over High Speed Downlink Access (HSDPA) for UMTS, we have developed detailed modeling that includes models from the physical layer up to the application layer, and conducted extensive  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2005.1578438 dblp:conf/globecom/LiA05 fatcat:xwq74w437vbahkt4yddqyis6fu

Evaluation of MPEG-4 video streaming over multi-hop cellular networks

Jinglong Zhou, Anthony Lo, Ignas Niemegeers
2010 Proceedings of the 3rd International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques  
System (UMTS) and the IEEE 802.11 ad hoc networks.  ...  The transmission strategies used in HSDPA and UMTS also results in performance differences.  ...  transmission over UMTS/HSDPA.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.simutools2010.8627 dblp:conf/simutools/ZhouLN10 fatcat:25fpbp2as5fexcujinbpsu4hia

Effect of TNL Flow Control Schemes for the HSDPA Network Performance

Thushara Weerawardane, Andreas Timm-Giel, Carmelita Görg, Gennaro C. Malafronte, Stephan Hauth
2009 Journal of Communications  
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) is an extension of the current UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) technology with the objective to increase the data rate and to reduce the latency  ...  The main focus of this investigation is to optimise the Iub interface to provide the best end user performance at minimum cost for UMTS HSDPA network.  ...  INTRODUCTION HSDPA provides higher data rates in the downlink to UMTS users. It has been specified as extension of UMTS in 3GPP Release 5 [1] .  ... 
doi:10.4304/jcm.4.2.78-88 fatcat:4ciwmbrmabb4bpkojsx5efcdi4

QoS-enabled Internet-on-train network architecture: inter-working by MMP-SCTP versus MIP

Daan Pareit, Nele Gheysens, Tom Van Leeuwen, Ingrid Moerman, Walter Van Brussel, Ines Clenjans, Wim Torfs, Peter De Cleyn, Chris Blondia
2007 2007 7th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications  
GPRS to UMTS handover C. Tests on GPRS-UMTS handover In Fig. 3 can we see the results of a test performing an inter-system handover from the GPRS network to the UMTS network.  ...  We performed the same test for MMP-SCTP with a handover between the satellite and the HSDPA system (t = 13s) (Fig. 9) .  ... 
doi:10.1109/itst.2007.4295922 fatcat:ftd3jratezg5bj4kcocd3d4odi

Protocol Interference Between UP-and Downlink Channels in HSDPA

Marc Necker, Andreas Weber
2006 2006 IEEE 17th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications  
The introduction of High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) in conventional WCDMA systems according to the UMTS standard will enable packet-switched broadband services with data rates of several Mbps  ...  Eventually, we show how this degrades the overall end-to-end performance, and we propose and evaluate mechanisms how to alleviate this problem.  ...  We evaluate the performance of the basic and enhanced HSDPA system in section III and conclude our paper in section IV. II. HSDPA MAC-HS MECHANISMS A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2006.254122 dblp:conf/pimrc/NeckerW06 fatcat:zsi5y3mc7fh7bfbu52ir62ldnm
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