Revisiting the State of Cellular Data Connectivity in Telangana

Authors(2) :-Bhukya Madhu, Prof.P.Ram Kumar

The count of mobile Internet users in India has been growing at a rate of 27% annually and is expected to reach300MB by 2017. There is however limited understanding of whether this rapid growth is happening while also ensuring that good quality of service is provided to users. To and out, building upon our earlier work [17] we deployed a measurement framework in 20 rural, semi-urban, and urban sites in North India and probed four leading 2G and 3G telecom providers to measure performance metrics such as availability, throughput and latency. We also observed some design and conjuration aspects of cellular networks that affect the quality of service perceived by users. Our results point to many instances where miss conjurations or inadequate provisioning or poor monitoring of cellular networks led to signicantly low performance provided to users. We are now Using these results to argue for more robust Quos regulation in the country, and show how the current regulations for 2Gand 3G services are not sufficient to hold providers account Able for the quality of service provided by them.

Authors and Affiliations

Bhukya Madhu
Department of Computer Science Engineering,Research Scholar, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Prof.P.Ram Kumar

Cellular data networks, Measurement, Performance, Reliability, Reliability, availability, and serviceability

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 75-82
Manuscript Number : CSEIT161211
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Bhukya Madhu, Prof.P.Ram Kumar, "Revisiting the State of Cellular Data Connectivity in Telangana", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.75-82, September-October.2016
URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT161211

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