Coexistence of GSM, HSPA and LTE

This white paper covers the coexistence of GSM, HSPA and LTE and migratory aspects from Rel-7 to Rel-8 and beyond based on the 3GPP specification. The topics covered include:

  • The radio access network aspects of the coexistence
  • The core network considerations
  • The quality of service (QoS) requirements
  • The future of voice/messaging services on LTE including CSFB, SRVCC and VoLTE and IMS services
  • Regulatory aspects
  • Multimode and multiband devices and machine type communications for coexisting networks

This white paper originally published on 4G Americas