Media-independent handover for seamless service provision in heterogeneous networks

  title={Media-independent handover for seamless service provision in heterogeneous networks},
  author={George A. Lampropoulos and Apostolis K. Salkintzis and Nikos I. Passas},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
The performance of current Internet applications is based mainly on the capabilities of the underlying network technologies. Modern access systems usually can satisfy delay, loss, or bandwidth requirements; however, design inconsistencies can lead to service degradation as the terminals move across different systems. In this article, the focal point is the satisfaction of service requirements during mobility and more specifically, how the emerging IEEE 802.21 standard enables seamless, inter… Expand
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