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IP Design for Mobile Networks by Scott Wainner, Kevin Shatzkamer, Mark Grayson

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Chapter 7. Offloading Traditional Networks with IP

Traditional mobile networks, such as today’s 2G (GSM, CDMA 1x) and 3G (UMTS/HSPA and EVDO) networks, are based on Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) for transmission. These TDM networks comprise the majority of the backhaul networks for transport of voice and data traffic. Figure 7-1 shows backhaul penetration worldwide by technology.1

Figure 7-1 Backhaul Network Penetration

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As mobile network data traffic grows, and user demand and dependency on the mobile operator as a data access provider increases, mobile operators are exploring various offload mechanisms to migrate legacy TDM networks to modern ...

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