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Ummi
2011-05-06, 01:33 AM
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1. Introduction............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
1.1 Audience...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
2. Executive Summary............................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
3. The Benefits of LTE..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................3
3.1 Verizon Wireless and LTE Mobile Broadband Technology..................................................................................................................................4
4. Wireless Technology Overview...................................................................................................................................................................................................4
5. WWAN Evolution: A Choice of Upgrade Paths..................................................................................................................................................................6
5.1 WWAN Evolution: CDMA to LTE..........................................................................................................................................................................................6
5.2 WWAN Evolution: GSM to LTE..............................................................................................................................................................................................7
6. 4G Mobile Broadband Technologies.......................................................................................................................................................................................8
6.1 Defining 4G Mobile Broadband Technology..............................................................................................................................................................8
6.2 Trends Driving the Transition to 4G Technology......................................................................................................................................................9
7. LTE Overview and Development Background..................................................................................................................................................................9
7.1 LTE Standards Evolution........................................................................................................................................................................................................10
7.2 LTE Performance Estimates and Technical Attributes........................................................................................................................................10
7.3 Testing and Deployment......................................................................................................................................................................................................11
7.4 LTE Supporting Technologies............................................................................................................................................................................................12
8. WiMAX Overview..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................13
8.1 WiMAX Standards Evolution...............................................................................................................................................................................................13
8.2 WiMAX (802.16e–2005) Performance Estimates and Technical Attributes............................................................................................14
8.3 WiMAX Supporting Technologies .................................................................................................................................................................................14
8.4 WiMAX Deployment...............................................................................................................................................................................................................14
9. A Technology Comparison between LTE and WiMAX...............................................................................................................................................14
10. The Advantages of LTE..................................................................................................................................................................................................................15
10.1 Business Considerations for Using LTE......................................................................................................................................................................16
11. Conclusion............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................16
12. Additional Resources......................................................................................................................................................................................................................17
13. Glossary of Terms..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................17
14. Contact Information