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Coverage Extension Bands for UMTS/IMT-2000 in the bands between 470-600 MHz (Table of Contents) PDF Print E-mail
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UMTS Forum Report 38

Table of Contents


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1.3
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1.3.2
1.3.3
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2.3
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
GSM is a world-wide success- lack of lower bands hinders covering whole of the population
Global UMTS/WCDMA deployment
Extension of UMTS/IMT-2000 services coverage in large areas of low population density
CEPT context
EU context
ITU context
THE OPPORTUNITY FOR COST EFFICIENT COVERAGE THROUGH LARGER CELLS IN LOWER FREQUENCY BANDS
The band 450-470 MHz
The band 470-600 MHz
The band 900 MHz
DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THE BAND 470-600 MHz FOR THE PROVISIONING OF UMTS/IMT-2000 SERVICE COVERAGE IN LARGE AREAS OF LOW POPULATION DENSITY
The comparison of the extension of UMTS/IMT-2000 service coverage at 470-600 MHz band compared to 900 MHz and 2 GHz bands in large areas of low population density
Regional and country level information on the usage of the band 470-600 MHz
Related issues on global spectrum harmonisation
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
REFERENCES

ANNEXES
Calculations and simulations made in order to analyse the benefit of lower frequency bands for extension of UMTS/IMT-2000 service coverage
Country level information on the usage of the band 470-600 MHz