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Table 1 Summary of the parameter values used in our analysis

From: Handover management in high-dense femtocellular networks

Parameter Value
Radius of femtocell coverage area 10 m
Carrier frequency for femtocells 1.8 GHz
Transmit signal power by macrocellular BS 1.5 kW
Maximum transmit power by an FAP 10 mW
Height of macrocellular BS 100 m
Height of an FAP 2 m
Height of an MS 2 m
First threshold value of received signal (RSSI) from an FAP (S T0 ) −90 dBm
Second threshold value of received signal (RSSI) from an FAP (S T1 ) −75 dBm
Bandwidth capacity of a macrocell (C) 6 Mbps
Required/allocated bandwidth for each of the QoS non-adaptive calls 64 kbps
Maximum required/allocated bandwidth for each of the QoS adaptive calls 56 kbps
Minimum required/allocated bandwidth for each of the QoS adaptive calls 28 kbps
Ratio of traffic arrivals (QoS non-adaptive calls: QoS adaptive calls) 1:1
First SNIR threshold (Γ1) 10 dB
Second SNIR threshold (Γ2) 12 dB
Number of deployed femtocells in a macrocell coverage area 1000
Average call duration time (1/μ) considering all calls (exponentially distributed) 120 s
Average cell dwell time (1/η f ) for the femtocell (exponentially distributed) 360 s
Average cell dwell time (1/η m ) for the macrocell (exponentially distributed) 240 s
Density of call arrival rate (at femtocell coverage area:at macrocell only coverage area) 20:1
Standard deviation for the lognormal shadowing loss 8 dB
Penetration loss 20 dB