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    • ISSN: 2301-3559
    • Frequency: Quarterly
    • DOI: 10.18178/LNSE
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LNSE 2014 Vol.2(2): 133-138 ISSN: 2301-3559
DOI: 10.7763/LNSE.2014.V2.110

Measurements and Analysis of Spectrum Occupancy in the Cellular and TV Bands

Shanjeevan Jayavalan, Hafizal Mohamad, Norazizah Mohd Aripin, Aiman Ismail, Nordin Ramli, Azmi Yaacob, and Ming Ann Ng
Abstract—In this paper, we investigate spectrum occupancy focusing on cellular and TV broadcasting bands. Recently, TV band has attracted much attention due to the potential to exploit the available white space, if any, to improve spectrum utilization opportunistically. TV white space is a portion of spectrum in the UHF/VHF bands which is not utilized based on time and location. For the sake of comparison, measurements have also been conducted to investigate spectrum occupancy in cellular band, which is normally assumed to be fully utilized. The findings in this paper are important to provide insight of the actual spectrum utilization in the TV and cellular bands in Malaysia as compared to studies conducted in other countries.

Index Terms—Cellular networks, spectrum occupancy, TV white space.

Shanjeevan Jayavalan, Hafizal Mohamad, and Nordin Ramli are with the Wireless Communication Cluster, MIMOS Bhd, Technology Park Malaysia, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (e-mail: shanjeevan_6811@hotmail.com, hafizal.mohamad@mimos.my, nordin.ramli@mimos.my).
Shanjeevan Jayavalan, Norazizah Mohd Aripin, and Aiman Ismail are with the Department of Electronics & Communication Eng., Universiti Tenaga Nasional, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: norazizahm@uniten.edu.my, aiman@uniten.edu.my).
Azmi Yaacob and Ming Ann Ng are with the Wireless Software Architecture Lab, MIMOS Bhd, Technology Park Malaysia, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (e-mail: azmi.yaacob@mimos.my, ming.ng@mimos.my).

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Cite: Shanjeevan Jayavalan, Hafizal Mohamad, Norazizah Mohd Aripin, Aiman Ismail, Nordin Ramli, Azmi Yaacob, and Ming Ann Ng, "Measurements and Analysis of Spectrum Occupancy in the Cellular and TV Bands," Lecture Notes on Software Engineering vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 133-138, 2014.

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