A Flexible Architecture for Broadcast Broadband: Conclusion, Acknowledgement, and References

11 Jun 2024


(1) Rashmi Yadav, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (Email: rashmiy@iitk.ac.in);

(2) Rashmi Kamran, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (Email: rashmi.kamran@iitb.ac.in);

(3) Pranav Jha, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (Email: pranavjha@ee.iitb.ac.in);

(4) Abhay Karandikar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India and Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India (Email: karandi@ee.iitb.ac.in).


In this paper, we have proposed a signalling service-based architecture for MBS that offers enhanced flexibility to select a delivery method based on resource availability, and results in improved network scalability by handling UE signalling as a service. Besides, it also facilitates the convergence of 3GPP 5G cellular broadband and N3BNs in the landscape of B5G. The simulations and performance evaluations were performed to demonstrate that the proposed SSBA outperforms 3GPP 5G architecture, exhibiting enhanced modularity, scalability, and a reduced number of signalling messages in the MBS session establishment procedure. In the future, we would like to perform the evaluation of the converged SSBA mobile network.


We acknowledge the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India for supporting the project.


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