Category Archives: WCDMA

How to improve Network Performance at Mass Events?

The growth and demand for advanced and ubiquitous cellular services has steadily increased over the past years, and the rapid growth of Smartphone devices has exponentially accelerated this demand. Smartphone penetration growth has introduced whole new trends in data applications. Due to high demand of bandwidth over the time congestion increased in cellular networks. In… Read More »

What is UMTS Paging?

Paging process in UMTS or HSDPA system is called UMTS Paging. The Paging Channel (PCH) is a downlink transport channel. The PCH is always transmitted over the entire cell. The transmission of the PCH is associated with the transmission of physical-layer generated Paging Indicators, to support efficient sleep-mode procedures. Paging Channel selection System information block… Read More »

Uplink CE Congestion in 3G

What is Uplink CE Congestion? Congestion in CE (Channel Element) in Uplink is calles Uplink CE Congestion.In 3G network mostly CE congestion observed in Uplink Direction. What is CE(Channel Element)? A band Channel Element is the resource base required in the Node-B to Provide for one voice channel capacity, including the control plane to Provide… Read More »

Telecom ministry to stop illegal 3G services by Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

Armed with a favourable opinion from the law ministry, the department of telecommunications (DoT) is set to send notices to the telecom service providers, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular asking them to stop providing 3G services in those circles (service areas) where they do not have licences.

These companies are providing 3G services in those areas where they do not have licences under the so called “3G roaming agreements”.