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Table 2 Signaling overheads of PMIPv6-based distributed mobility, MHP, MLMA, and DMHP

From: Distributed mobility management with mobile Host Identity Protocol proxy

Parameters\scheme PMIPv6-based DM MHPP MLMA DMHP
No. of UPDATE packets per IP handover when MH has ongoing communications with 1 CH 6 2 2(r) 2 (for home_to_visted handover only)
Are there any signalling overheads on MH’s interface? No No No No
Are there any signalling overheads due to configuration of new IP address? No No No No
Are there any signalling overheads due to contact with centralised mobility entity? Yes Yes No No
Are there any signalling overheads due to contact with centralised security entity? Yes Yes Yes No