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Table 1 List of metrics used in UMTS

From: Towards user-centric operation in 5G networks

Metric Description Range/definition
RSCP Mean value of the best server cell From −109 to −70 dBm
Ec/N0 Mean value of the best server cell From −17 to −6 dB
Handover ratio Number of calls that end in another technology From 0 to 100 %
Voice drops Percentage of drops in relation with the total calls in a day From 0 to 10 %
Voice blocks Number of total blocks in a day From 0 to 10
Throughput DL Considering all the session duration From 50 kbps to 2 Mbps
Throughput UL Considering all the session duration From 8 to 250 kbps
Data reliability Average data connection reliability given by the data drop rate and data block rate (%Data Blocks) + (%Data Drops) (1−(%Data Blocks))