Improving 5G network operations with Software-Defined Network Control


  • Sammia Hira Department of Computer Science & IT, Superior University, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan Author
  • Maria Afzal Department of Computer Science & IT, Superior University, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Khalid Hamid Department of Computer Science & IT, Superior University, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan Author
  • Muhammad Ashraf Department of IT Incharge Gulab Devi Teachings Hospital, Lahore, 54000, Pakistan Author
  • Saleem Zubair Ahmad Department of Software Engineering, Superior University Lahore-54000, Pakistan Author
  • Sadaquat Ali Ruk Shah Abdul Latif University, Ghotki Campus, Pakistan Author
  • Muhammad Waseem Iqbal Department of Software Engineering, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan. Author



Software-Defined Networking (SDN), 5G networks, network administration, controller placement


The fifth generation (5G) mobile network is being created to keep up with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the rapid expansion of communication technologies, which generate large amounts of data. This mobile network provides expanded communication features for cellular phones. However, there are limitations to this strategy. Programming Characterized Organization (SDN) technology is being developed as a basic solution to the problem of dealing with many devices running multiple administrations. In 5G portable organizations, SDN architecture improves adaptation, versatility, cost-effectiveness, and energy efficiency. Many alternative designs are often utilized to build the SDN control plane. For 5G networks, we analyze several setups and recommend using the. Controller management architecture for Logically Centralized-Physically Distributed (LC-PD) systems. This solution outperforms traditional control plane systems, delivering superior throughput and reduced latency. This study demonstrates how the LC-PD control plane architecture improves internet services' QoS and communication efficiency in 5G mobile networks. We conduct simulation experiments utilizing the Mini net-WIFI emulator. Our simulations show that the LC-PD control plane architecture increases the quality of service (QoS) compared to other SDN implementations of Internet services in 5G networks.


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How to Cite

Sammia Hira, Maria Afzal, Hamid, K. ., Muhammad Ashraf, Saleem Zubair Ahmad, Sadaquat Ali Ruk, & Muhammad Waseem Iqbal. (2024). Improving 5G network operations with Software-Defined Network Control. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 13(2), 404-411.

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