Secure Roaming and Handover Procedures in Wireless Access Networks

Date Added: Jan 2010
Format: PDF

A growing number of wireless technologies and providers, as well as users increasing need and desire to be connected and reachable at all times, call for solutions that enable interoperation between providers and technologies. Roaming procedures enable wireless access in areas that are covered by network providers with which the user does not have any prior arrangements. Handover procedures enable the maintenance of ongoing connections while a user moves across different wireless access networks.