The Role of Satellite Network in future 5G wireless networks

Michael Okika 29 PAGES (6460 WORDS) Project
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ABSTRACT

The document outlines an investigation done in order to study Fifth Generation (5G) systems and to identify a role that satellite systems will play in contribution to the many advanced and diverse demands on existing telecommunication networks.

This next generation network is a build-up and phenomenal improvement in wireless communication done by the “5GPP” on the already existing mobile generations. The evolution has seen us move from first generation which employed analogue technology and offered mainly voice service to the end user (e.g. AMPS) to the birth of a digital technology which was the second generation - known as 2G and lead predominantly by GSM standard. This digital technology offered more voice capacity and basic data services (i.e. SMS) to end users. The data speeds 2G offered were around 9.6kb/s. It enlarged coverage of mobile services to greater parts of the globe and gave rapid growth in personal mobile phone ownership to users in differing economies of their respective countries. A rapidly growing user demands in services and data rates drove the wireless communication to its peak. And also drove steady evolution in mobile technology. 3GPP later enhanced the GSM through introduction of the third generation -3G from “late nineties” in 3GPP Release 99/4 to beyond 2010 in 3GPP Release 10. This enhancement has seen the deployment of cutting edge technology, improved data rates and quality of service and consequently of user experience. The focus of this report is to investigate the role that satellite system have in future 5G network, the next chapter will focus at the evolution of mobile satellite. 


 

Table of Contents

 

Abstract......................................................................................................................................................... 2

Table of Contents......................................................................................................................................... 2

List of Acronyms........................................................................................................................................... 4

1.  Introduction............................................................................................................................................... 5

2.  The Evolution of mobile satellite.............................................................................................................. 7

2.1.  Overview............................................................................................................................................ 7

2.2.  Satellite first (1G) and second (2G) generations mobile communication systems.......................... 8

2.3.  Satellite UMTS (3G).......................................................................................................................... 9

2.4.  Satellite HSDPA.............................................................................................................................. 11

2.5.  Satellite Long Term Evolution (S-4G)............................................................................................. 11

3.  Fifth Generation (5G) mobile networks.................................................................................................. 13

3.1.  Overview.......................................................................................................................................... 13

3.2.  Overall system architecture and system design............................................................................. 14

3.3.  Specifications of terrestrial 5G........................................................................................................ 15

3.3.1.  Spectrum................................................................................................................................... 15

3.3.2.  Air Interface technologies and coverage.................................................................................. 16

3.3.3.  Channel..................................................................................................................................... 17

3.4.  Service provision............................................................................................................................. 19

3.5.  Prospects and Challenges of 5G.................................................................................................... 19

4.  Fifth Generation (5G) Satellite Networks............................................................................................... 20

4.1.  Overview.......................................................................................................................................... 20

4.2.  Overall system architecture and system design............................................................................. 20

4.3.  Specifications of 5G satellite networks........................................................................................... 22

4.3.1.  Spectrum................................................................................................................................... 22

4.3.2.  Air interface technologies and coverage................................................................................... 23

4.3.3.  Channel..................................................................................................................................... 24

5.  Provision of Services.............................................................................................................................. 24

6.  Prospects and Challenges..................................................................................................................... 25

7.  Conclusion.............................................................................................................................................. 26

8.  References............................................................................................................................................. 27

 

Table of Contents

 

Abstract......................................................................................................................................................... 2

Table of Contents......................................................................................................................................... 2

List of Acronyms........................................................................................................................................... 4

1.  Introduction............................................................................................................................................... 5

2.  The Evolution of mobile satellite.............................................................................................................. 7

2.1.  Overview............................................................................................................................................ 7

2.2.  Satellite first (1G) and second (2G) generations mobile communication systems.......................... 8

2.3.  Satellite UMTS (3G).......................................................................................................................... 9

2.4.  Satellite HSDPA.............................................................................................................................. 11

2.5.  Satellite Long Term Evolution (S-4G)............................................................................................. 11

3.  Fifth Generation (5G) mobile networks.................................................................................................. 13

3.1.  Overview.......................................................................................................................................... 13

3.2.  Overall system architecture and system design............................................................................. 14

3.3.  Specifications of terrestrial 5G........................................................................................................ 15

3.3.1.  Spectrum................................................................................................................................... 15

3.3.2.  Air Interface technologies and coverage.................................................................................. 16

3.3.3.  Channel..................................................................................................................................... 17

3.4.  Service provision............................................................................................................................. 19

3.5.  Prospects and Challenges of 5G.................................................................................................... 19

4.  Fifth Generation (5G) Satellite Networks............................................................................................... 20

4.1.  Overview.......................................................................................................................................... 20

4.2.  Overall system architecture and system design............................................................................. 20

4.3.  Specifications of 5G satellite networks........................................................................................... 22

4.3.1.  Spectrum................................................................................................................................... 22

4.3.2.  Air interface technologies and coverage................................................................................... 23

4.3.3.  Channel..................................................................................................................................... 24

5.  Provision of Services.............................................................................................................................. 24

6.  Prospects and Challenges..................................................................................................................... 25

7.  Conclusion.............................................................................................................................................. 26

8.  References............................................................................................................................................. 27

 


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APA

Michael, O (2018). The Role of Satellite Network in future 5G wireless networks. Afribary.com: Retrieved December 12, 2018, from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-satellite-network-in-future-5g-wireless-networks

MLA 8th

Okika, Michael. "The Role of Satellite Network in future 5G wireless networks" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 23 Nov. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-satellite-network-in-future-5g-wireless-networks . Accessed 12 Dec. 2018.

MLA7

Okika, Michael. "The Role of Satellite Network in future 5G wireless networks". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 23 Nov. 2018. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-satellite-network-in-future-5g-wireless-networks >.

Chicago

Okika, Michael. "The Role of Satellite Network in future 5G wireless networks" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed December 12, 2018. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-satellite-network-in-future-5g-wireless-networks