Quality of Service Provisioning in LTE-EPON Integrated Networks

  • Carlos A. Astudillo UNICAMP
  • Nelson L. S. da Fonseca UNICAMP
  • Juliana Freitag Borin UNICAMP


Passive optical networking (PON) has been recognized as a solution for backhauling next generation cellular networks. In this new scenario, QoS provisioning is an important challenge. This article proposes a Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning framework for LTE with EPON-based backhauling, which improves performance by taking advantage of information available from the backhaul as well as from the radio interface. It also introduces a QoS-aware LTE scheduler that dynamically adjusts users’ priorities to increase the overall throughput. Experimental results show how the proposals can improve resource utilization and quality of service provisioning.


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ASTUDILLO, Carlos A.; DA FONSECA, Nelson L. S.; BORIN, Juliana Freitag. Quality of Service Provisioning in LTE-EPON Integrated Networks. In: CONCURSO DE TESES E DISSERTAÇÕES (CTD), 29. , 2016, Porto Alegre. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2016 . p. 405-410. ISSN 2763-8820. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/ctd.2016.9139.