May 04, 2017

A 5G Lightweight Connectionless Protocol for Massive Cellular Internet of Things

  • Huang H.
  • Kahn C.
  • Samardzija D.
  • Tavares M.
  • Viswanathan H.

We present a novel protocol for massive cellular Internet of Things (IoT) based on the connectionless access approach. Our solution has very low signaling overhead and is thus very efficient for sporadic short burst traffic applications. Numerical analysis of the capacity achieved by our solution indicates that millions of (IoT) devices can be served with a 10 MHz system bandwidth. Furthermore, our proposal shows capacity gains of up to 260% when compared against state-of-the-art solutions such as legacy LTE, eMTC and NB-IoT.

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  • Chen R.
  • Christof Fetzer
  • Le D.
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