Power-optimised multi-radio network under varying throughput constraints for rural broadband access

Colin McGuire, Stephan Weiss

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Abstract

The use of complementary radio access technologies within a network allows the advantages of each technology to be combined to overcome individual limitations. In this paper we show how 5~GHz and ``TV White Space'' overlay networks can be combined to provide fixed wireless access coverage within a rural environment. By creating a model of the whole network we derive the optimum assignment of stations between the two overlay networks to maximise the capacity of individual stations given a desired individual station data rate. Through simulation we show how the power consumption of a base station can be minimised by dynamically adjusting station assignments based on network data rate requirements changing over the course of a
day.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013
Event21st European Signal Processing Conference - Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 9 Sep 201313 Sep 2013

Conference

Conference21st European Signal Processing Conference
CountryMorocco
CityMarrakech
Period9/09/1313/09/13

Keywords

  • power-optimised
  • multi-radio network
  • varying throughput constraints
  • rural
  • broadband access

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    McGuire, C., & Weiss, S. (2013). Power-optimised multi-radio network under varying throughput constraints for rural broadband access. Paper presented at 21st European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakech, Morocco.