publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2017

Split Options For 5G Radio Access Networks

Arnold, Paul; Bayer, Nico; Belschner, Jakob; Zimmermann, Gerd;
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  • Published: 09 May 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
5G networks are supposed to offer a high flexibility in a several ways. In this regard, a twofold split of the processing in the radio access network is under discussion: A control plane / user plane split to support the software defined network-ing principle and a radio protocol stack layer based split to allow a flexible placement of processing functions between a central and one or more distributed units. In this work, the motivation and state of the art for both splits are described including a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages. It is followed by a description of a network architecture al-lowing a flexible implementation of these splits. This es...
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Mobile and wireless communications Enablers for Twenty-twenty (2020) Information Society-II
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 671680
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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