Long Term Evolution (LTE) Network Evaluation in the South-West Region of Nigeria

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  •   Bamidele Moses Kuboye

Abstract

The LTE broadband evolved from an earlier Third Generation Partnership Project system which is known as the Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS), which evolved from the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM). The network architecture of this system has been designed with the aim to support a packet-switched traffic with seamless mobility and great quality of service. The main goal of the LTE is to provide a high data rate with low latency and a packet optimized radio access technology that supports deployment of bandwidth. Hence, this study is based on the evaluation of the LTE network in the south-west region of Nigeria. This study evaluates the LTE network strength in the South-West region of Nigeria. Questionnaires were administered among users in these areas randomly. Thereafter, data were analyzed and research questions were answered from the analyzed results. The results showed that 9Mobile and MTN has the best quality of service of LTE network in South-West, Nigeria, also that the LTE network has not really been active in Osun and Ekiti states.


Keywords: LTE, Broadband, Network Service Quality, Analysis, Network Evaluation

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Kuboye, B. 2019. Long Term Evolution (LTE) Network Evaluation in the South-West Region of Nigeria. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. 4, 3 (Mar. 2019), 86-92. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2019.4.3.1160.