Access Delay Optimization of M2M Communications in LTE Networks

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1675-1678
Journal / PublicationIEEE Wireless Communications Letters
Issue number6
Online published16 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019


This letter focuses on the optimization of access delay performance of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications in Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. Specifically, by deriving the probability generating function of access delay, both the first and second moments of access delay are obtained as functions of system parameters. The mean access delay is further minimized by optimally tuning the Access Class Barring (ACB) factor, and significant gains are demonstrated over the standard setting where the ACB factor is fixed.

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  • access delay, LTE, M2M communications, optimization, random access