Lossless Multicast Handovers in Proxy Fast Mobile IPv6 Networks

Berend Jan Meijerink, Geert Heijenk

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    Abstract

    There is a demand in the Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) community for high bandwidth services on mobile devices. Group communication is an important aspect of PPDR networks. In IP based networks multicast is the preferred method to efficiently transmit data to more than one receiver simultaneously. It is important PPDR users can switch seamlessly between wireless networks. This paper describes improvements to multicast in Fast handovers for Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PFMIPv6) to provide seamless mobility to its users. We also identify and explore the specific problems stemming from difference in end-to-end delay between the old and new path during handovers for multicast traffic. A novel mechanism to determine the delay difference between two paths in a PFMIPv6 system is described and an implementation of this system is evaluated. It is shown the proposed approach can prevent multicast packet loss during a handover.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 13th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications, WWIC 2015, Revised Selected Papers
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages341-354
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)978-3-319-22571-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2015
    Event13th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications, WWIC 2015 - Malaga, Spain
    Duration: 25 May 201527 May 2015
    Conference number: 13
    http://wwic2015.ic.uma.es/

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Volume9071
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

    Conference

    Conference13th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications, WWIC 2015
    Abbreviated titleWWIC
    CountrySpain
    CityMalaga
    Period25/05/1527/05/15
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    Keywords

    • EWI-26629
    • Multicast
    • METIS-316827
    • Seamless mobility
    • IR-100293
    • Fast Handovers for Proxy Mobile IPv6

    Cite this

    Meijerink, B. J., & Heijenk, G. (2015). Lossless Multicast Handovers in Proxy Fast Mobile IPv6 Networks. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications, WWIC 2015, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 341-354). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 9071). London: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22572-2_25