Handoff Protocols and Analysis for TDMA PCS with an ATM Backbone

  • Matthew Cheng
  • Li Fung Chang


As multimedia services and personal communication services (PCS) become more popular, broadband ATM (asynchronous transfer mode) backbone networks become an attractive transport for data as well as signaling. In this paper, we present the network architecture for PCS with an ATM backbone, the corresponding signaling protocols for both mobile-controlled and mobile-assisted network-controlled handoffs, and their key implementation issues and performance.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew Cheng
    • 1
  • Li Fung Chang
    • 1
  1. 1.BellcoreWireless Systems Research DepartmentRed BankUSA

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