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Networks: L17

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Soft and Softer Handover

with soft(er) handover, a handset can communicate simultaneously with two or more cells in two or more base stations

continuity and quality of connection maintained while moving from one cell to another

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important to operators – a very competitive marketplace

during handover, handset will adjust its power to the base station that requires the smallest amount of transmit power

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the preferred cell may change rapidly

soft handover : handset connected to multiple cells at different base stations

softer handover : connected to multiple cells at the same base station

requires additional hardware resources on the network side

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since the handset has multiples simultaneous connections to cells

30-40% of users will be in soft or softer handover in a well-designed network

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