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Date Added: Apr 2014
Now-a-days, everybody is using the new and fastly emerging technologies like UMTS, 3GPP etc. For using these technologies the important factor is to find the appropriate neighbor access network during handoff processing the mobile node. The authors require handover because in this heterogeneous environment, there can be several networks (Wi-Fi, WIMAX and UMTS) in a geographical area which are not so interoperable. For abiding the services, they use Media Independent Information Service (MIIS) provided by IEEE802.21 MIH standards to select the most suitable network.