Functional architecture for the implementation of Mobile IPTV over LTE and LTE-Avanced networks

  • Diego Fernando Rueda Pepinosa Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Zoila Inés Ramos Rodríguez Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Keywords: Functional architecture, Long Term Evolution (LTE), LTE-Advanced, Mobile IPTV, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Multicast/Broadcast Multimedia Service (MBMS)


Mobile digital television over IP networks (Mobile IPTV) requires that mobile networks provide the resources and mechanism necessary to guarantee the quality of content delivered to users. The technical characteristics of mobile broadband technologies LTE and LTE-Advanced will permit to be the networks able to support the deployment of Mobile IPTV. Therefore, in this study we have done an analysis of the LTE and LTE-Advanced networks in order to propose functional architecture to guide the implementation of the Mobile IPTV service.


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Author Biographies

Diego Fernando Rueda Pepinosa, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

MSc(c) en Ingeniería – Telecomunicaciones Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Investigador del Grupo de GITUN. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia

Zoila Inés Ramos Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

PhD.(c) en Ingeniería - Telecomunicaciones, Universidad de Telecomunicaciones e Informática de Moscú. Profesor Asociado, Líder del Grupo GITUN, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia


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How to Cite
Rueda Pepinosa, D., & Ramos Rodríguez, Z. (2012). Functional architecture for the implementation of Mobile IPTV over LTE and LTE-Avanced networks. ITECKNE, 9(2), 40-51.
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