Software Defined Networking to support IP address mobility in future LTE network

Morteza Karimzadeh Motallebi Azar, Luca Valtulina, Hans Leo van den Berg, Aiko Pras, Marco Liebsch, Tarik Taleb

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Abstract

The existing LTE network architecture dose not scale well to increasing demands due to its highly centralized and hierarchical composition. In this paper we discuss the major modifications required in the current LTE network to realize a decentralized LTE architecture. Next, we develop two IP address mobility support schemes for this architecture. The proposed solutions can handle traffic redirecting and seamless IP address continuity for the nodes moving among the distributed anchor points in a resource efficient manner. Our approaches are based on the SDN (Software Defined Networking) paradigm which is also one of the most important candidate technologies to realize 5G mobile networks. We extend the NS3-LENA simulation software to implement a decentralized LTE network as well as the proposed IP mobility support schemes. The evaluation results show that the proposed solutions efficiently fulfill the functionality and performance requirements (e.g., latency and packet loss) related to mobility management.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Wireless Days
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-5856-3
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-5857-0
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StatePublished - 29 Mar 2017
Event9th IEEE/IFIP International Wireless Days Conference 2017 - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 29 Mar 201731 Mar 2017
Conference number: 9
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Conference9th IEEE/IFIP International Wireless Days Conference 2017
Abbreviated titleWD 2017
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period29/03/1731/03/17
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Karimzadeh Motallebi Azar, M., Valtulina, L., van den Berg, H. L., Pras, A., Liebsch, M., & Taleb, T. (2017). Software Defined Networking to support IP address mobility in future LTE network. In 2017 Wireless Days Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. DOI: 10.1109/WD.2017.7918114
Karimzadeh Motallebi Azar, Morteza ; Valtulina, Luca ; van den Berg, Hans Leo ; Pras, Aiko ; Liebsch, Marco ; Taleb, Tarik. / Software Defined Networking to support IP address mobility in future LTE network. 2017 Wireless Days. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017.
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Software Defined Networking to support IP address mobility in future LTE network. / Karimzadeh Motallebi Azar, Morteza ; Valtulina, Luca; van den Berg, Hans Leo; Pras, Aiko ; Liebsch, Marco; Taleb, Tarik.

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Karimzadeh Motallebi Azar M, Valtulina L, van den Berg HL, Pras A, Liebsch M, Taleb T. Software Defined Networking to support IP address mobility in future LTE network. In 2017 Wireless Days. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2017. Available from, DOI: 10.1109/WD.2017.7918114