Date Added: Aug 2011
The addition to the WiMAX standard through 802.16e has made the standard more flexible and a potential choice as a wireless broadband technology. To support mobility in any wireless scheme, the application of an efficient handover control scheme is crucial. Any inefficiency experienced during data transmission in hard handover in mobile network could cause handover delays with potential connection drops. In order to solve the problem of handover delay, various types of handover scheme have been adopted.