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3G and WLAN Interworking Security: Current Status and Key

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3G and WLAN Interworking Security: Current Status and Key
The third-generation (3G) mobile communication systems provide great coverage, complete subscriber management and nearly universal roaming. Nevertheless, 3G systems are subject to the low data rates (2Mbps highest for WCDMA). WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) provides hot spot coverage with high data rates (reaches 54Mbps while 802.11 a/g), but is subject to short range (reaches 100m the furthest) and lacking a roaming and mobility support. From the users' point of view, the Integration of WLAN and 3G systems will provide a convenient and attractive way for the user to access network. The users are able to access 3G mobile network while at high speed travel or access WLAN while moving slowly or entering a specific area. However, while integrating WLAN and 3G, there are still some problems that should be considered in terms of authentication and security (such as billing, service continuity and authentication delay). In this article, we focus on the UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecom...
Chou Chen Yang, Kuan-Hao Chu, Ya-Wen Yang
Added 12 Dec 2010
Updated 12 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2006
Where IJNSEC
Authors Chou Chen Yang, Kuan-Hao Chu, Ya-Wen Yang
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