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UTRAN

(UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network) The air interface in a 3G cellular network. The downlink uses the QPSK modulation method, while the uplink uses DQPSK. See QPSK, E-UTRAN, RAN and UMTS.
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This paper describes enhancements in modeling central functionality of the UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN) that complies with the 3GPP standard to some extent for selected layers.
These are just some of the measurements performed on W-CDMA UE and UTRAN. A list of the key transmission, reception, and call-processing measurements can be seen in Table 1.
According to the company, NEC supplied, installed and tested the HSDPA UTRAN infrastructure, including RNC and Node B.
NEC's HSDPA-based UTRAN reportedly reached a high level of performance and functionality during the trial, including high-speed Internet access, consecutive data transmission and handover in a HSDPA service environment.
The enhanced NetClaw analyser supports full UTRAN on an improved and compact platform, the company claims.
An initial 3 million subscribers will be able to use the UMTS Radio Access Network (UTRAN), mobile devices and support service provided under the terms of the contract.
Lucent will deploy the aggregation edge layer of TM's ATM network, designed to carry voice and data traffic within the UTRAN of its 3G UMTS network.