Impact of Machine-to-Machine Traffic on LTE Data Traffic Performance

Yasir Mehmood, Thomas Pötsch, Safdar Nawaz Khan Marwat, Farhan Ahmad, Carmelita Görg, Imran Rashid

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Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is an emerging paradigm in which trillions of intelligent devices are expected to communicate without or with small human intervention. The increasing M2M devices have severe impact on long-term evolution (LTE) data traffics. Moreover, the behavior of M2M traffic also differs from traditional mobile traffic. In future, logistics and transportations are considered to be the main M2M application areas. These applications disparately demand more efficient M2M traffic modeling to reduce end-to-end (E2E) delay between various interconnected machines. This paper investigates several traffic models and highlights the impact of M2M traffic in logistics and transportation on LTE data traffic. We evaluate the overall LTE network performance in terms of E2E delays for file transfer, voice, and video users.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDynamics in Logistics
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 4th International Conference LDIC, 2014 Bremen, Germany
EditorsHerbert Kotzab, Jürgen Pannek, Klaus-Dieter Thoben
PublisherSpringer, Cham
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783319235127
ISBN (Print)9783319235110, 9783319794952
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics - Hotel Munte, Bremen, Germany
Duration: 10 Feb 201414 Feb 2014
Conference number: 4

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Logistics
PublisherSpringer Cham
ISSN (Print)2194-8917
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8925


Conference4th International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics
Abbreviated titleLDIC 2014
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