Mobile broadband everywhere : the satellite a solution for a rapid and large 3,9G deployment

Caroline Bes, Christelle Boustie, Ari Hulkkonen, Juha Ylitalo, Ulla Elsila, Pekka Pirinen, Elektrobit Wireless
The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the feasibility of the concept of a complementary Satellite Component to the LTE (3GPP Long-Term Evolution, also known as 3,9G) and/or WiMAX (Worldwide Inter-operability for Microwave Access) terrestrial network that mobile network operators intend to deploy to support a mass market offer of "Internet connectivity while on the move" and to show its benefit in ensuring truly global coverage. In this paper, we show that the cohabitation of the terrestrial
more » ... f the terrestrial network and the satellite at the same frequency on the same global coverage is possible.