ADJACENT CHANNEL INTERFERENCE - Impact on the Capacity of WCDMA/FDD Networks

Daniel Figueiredo, Pedro Matos, Nuno Cota, António Rodrigues

Abstract

The adjacent channel interference (ACI) can result in a reduced network capacity in a multioperator WCDMA/FDD environment. This paper is devoted to the study of the ACI, using a static simulator. Simulations were performed in order to identify particular scenarios and network compositions where ACI plays a major role in the system capacity. On the basis of the results, the authors identify the best strategy for frequency deployment within the available spectrum. It is demonstrated that the macro carrier should be located in the centre of the frequency band, protected from the ACI introduced by other operators. It is, in fact, the carrier which suffers the greatest losses caused by the increase in ACI. Furthermore, the micro carrier should be placed as close as possible to the adjacent channel of other operators in order to maximize system capacity.

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in Harvard Style

Figueiredo D., Matos P., Cota N. and Rodrigues A. (2004). ADJACENT CHANNEL INTERFERENCE - Impact on the Capacity of WCDMA/FDD Networks . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE, ISBN 972-8865-15-5, pages 74-80. DOI: 10.5220/0001381900740080


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icete04,
author={Daniel Figueiredo and Pedro Matos and Nuno Cota and António Rodrigues},
title={ADJACENT CHANNEL INTERFERENCE - Impact on the Capacity of WCDMA/FDD Networks},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,},
year={2004},
pages={74-80},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001381900740080},
isbn={972-8865-15-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,
TI - ADJACENT CHANNEL INTERFERENCE - Impact on the Capacity of WCDMA/FDD Networks
SN - 972-8865-15-5
AU - Figueiredo D.
AU - Matos P.
AU - Cota N.
AU - Rodrigues A.
PY - 2004
SP - 74
EP - 80
DO - 10.5220/0001381900740080