Self Optimizing Network (SON)

Also referred to as Self Organizing Network. 3GPP initiated the work towards standardizing self-optimizing and self-organizing capabilities for LTE, in Release 8 and Release 9. The standards provide network intelligence, automation and network management features in order to automate the configuration and optimization of wireless networks to adapt to varying radio channel conditions, thereby lowering costs, improving network performance and flexibility.

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