Optimal placement of Femto base stations in enterprise femtocell networks

Milind Tahalani Vanlin Sathya Arun Ramamurthy US Suhas Mukesh Kumar Giluka Bheemarjuna Reddy Tamma
Abstract: Femto cells aka Low Power Nodes (LPNs) are deployed to improve indoor data rates as well as reduce traffic load on macro Base Stations (BSs) in 4G/LTE cellular networks. Indoor UEs getting high SNR (Signal-to-Noise Ratio) can experience good throughput, but SNR decreases at faster rate due to obstacles, present along the communication path. Hence, efficient placement of Femtos in enterprise buildings is crucial to attain desirable SNR for indoor users. We consider obstacles and shadowing effects by ...