Study And Implementation Of Drive Test For Development Of GSM Network

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Volume-4 Issue-10                      
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Richa Budhiraja , Jitendra Singh Jadon


Richa Budhiraja , Jitendra Singh Jadon. "Study And Implementation Of Drive Test For Development Of GSM Network". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(10):4352-4357 Oct 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group.


Even though mobile radio systems deliver more and more performance data there is always a need to measure the performance of the network in the field. These measurements can either be part of the deploying new network sites inorder to meet coverage, capacity and quality requirements, optimization of the network, benchmarking of performance, trouble shooting, or to verify the performance after an upgrade or reconfiguration of the network. These measurements are performed through Drive Test and RF survey. Drive testing is principally applied in both the planning and optimization stage of network development. The paper focuses on the procedure of drive test and its importance in network planning.


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Drive Test, network quality, KPI, GSM, network Planning