Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation: 2G/2.5G/3G... Evolution to 4G / Edition 1

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Fundamentals of Network Planning and Optimisation for Wireless Communications: 2G, 3G and systems beyond presents a detailed coverage of Network Planning and Optimisation across the technologies from 2G to 4G/future mobile communications. There is currently a crucial gap in the market regarding research in this area. The volume will be of an introductory level but will also appeal to those with a more advanced knowledge of the area. As a result of its coverage of Transmission and Core, it will have a broad appeal. Fundamentals of Network Planning and Optimisation, will appeal to new and experienced Network Planning engineers (Radio, Transmission and Core), experts working on integrated systems along with scientists, engineers and professors working in the mobile communications field and students of Mobile communications courses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470862674
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/31/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Ajay R. Mishra received his M.Tech in Microwave Electronics from University of Delhi in 1997. Since then, he has been working with Nokia Networks. He has been involved not only in the research and development of network designing & optimisation for all the three generation of networks but also in the deployment of these networks globally. He has several publications to his credit. His current interests are issues related to the design and performance of third, fourth generation and mixed cellular networks.

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Table of Contents





1. Overview of Mobile Networks.


2. Radio Network Planning and Optimisation.

3.Transmission Network Planning and Optimisation.

4.Core Network Planning and Optimisation.


5. GPRS: Network Planning and Optimisation. 

6. EDGE: Network Planning and Optimisation.


7. 3G Radio Network Planning and Optimisation.

8. 3G Transmission Network Planning and Optimisation.

9. 3G Core Network Planning and Optimisation.


10. 4G Network Planning.

A. Integrated Network Planning Tool: Nokia NetAct Planner by Ari Niininen .

 B. MMS Network Planning by Christophe Landemaine.

 C. Location-based Services by Johanna Kahkonen.

 D. End-to-End System performance Measurement by N.B. Kamat.

 E. Erlang B Tables by Nezha Larhissi. 

Essential Reading.


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