Provided by: Creative Commons
Date Added: Mar 2015
Due to the advancement of telecommunication platform, users are now demanding new applications such as online gaming, mobile TV, Web 2.0 and to meet this requirement operators needed to design more flexible network. For the implementation of this network, the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) started working on Long Term Evolution (LTE) and proposed a system which has larger bandwidths, low latency and packet optimized radio access technology. The answer to the bandwidth hungry wireless applications was LTE with its distinct access technology Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA).