Radio Link Control Layer


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Radio Link Control Layer
1010507 Radio Link Control Layer
INTRODUCTION The Radio Link Control (RLC) and Medium Access Control (MAC) layer work very closely for the radio resource management in GPRS. While the MAC layer acquires the radio resources for the Mobile Station (MS), it is the responsibility of the RLC to utilize these resources for data transfer. The RLC layer predominantly acts as an interface between the higher layers and the MAC layer to exchange higher layer Protocol Data Units (PDUs) over the air interface. RLC is responsible for the segmentation of the upper layer PDU (i.e., Logical Link Control (LLC) PDU) into RLC/MAC data blocks for transmission at the sending side. These data bl…
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Sumit Kasera; Nishit Narang; A. P. Priyanka: 2.5G MOBILE NETWORKS: GPRS and EDGE. Radio Link Control Layer, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export