Meeting fronthaul challenges of future mobile network deployments — The HARP approach

Lars Dittmann, Henrik Lehrmann Christiansen, Aleksandra Checko

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    In future mobile networks aggregation at different levels is necessary but at the same time imposes challenges that mandate looking into new architectures. This paper presents the design consideration approach for a C-RAN based mobile aggregation network used in the EU HARP project. With this architecture fronthaul aggregation is performed which might be an option for future generation of mobile networks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Globecom 2014 Workshop
    Publication date2014
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-7470-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    Event2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference - Austin, United States
    Duration: 8 Dec 201412 Dec 2014


    Conference2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
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    • mobile radio
    • radio access networks
    • Communication, Networking and Broadcast Technologies
    • aggregation
    • architecture fronthaul aggregation
    • C-RAN
    • C-RAN-based mobile aggregation network
    • Computer architecture
    • design consideration approach
    • EU HARP project
    • future generation mobile networks
    • HARP approach
    • Microprocessors
    • mobile
    • Mobile communication
    • Mobile computing
    • mobile network aggregation
    • mobile network deployments
    • Optical fiber networks
    • Radio access networks
    • SDN
    • traffic engineering
    • Wireless communication


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