Mobility management for all-IP mobile networks: Mobile IPv6 vs. proxy mobile IPv6

Ki Sik Kong, Wonjun Lee, Youn Hee Han, Myung Ki Shin, Heungryeol You

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

268 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Recently, a network-based mobility management protocol called Proxy Mobile IPv6 (PMIPv6) is being actively standardized by the IETF NETLMM working group, and is starting to attract considerable attention among the telecommunication and Internet communities. Unlike the various existing protocols for IP mobility management such as Mobile IPv6 (MIPv6), which are host-based approaches, a network-based approach such as PMIPv6 has salient features and is expected to expedite the real deployment of IP mobility management. In this article, starting by showing the validity of a network-based approach, we present qualitative and quantitative analyses of the representative host-based and network-based mobility management approaches (i.e., MIPv6 and PMIPv6), which highlight the main desirable features and key strengths of PMIPv6. Furthermore, a comprehensive comparison among the various existing well-known mobility support protocols is investigated. Although the development of PMIPv6 is at an early stage yet, it is strongly expected that PMIPv6 will be a promising candidate solution for realizing the next-generation all-IP mobile networks.

Original languageEnglish
Article number4492976
Pages (from-to)36-45
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Wireless Communications
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Apr

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Mobility management for all-IP mobile networks: Mobile IPv6 vs. proxy mobile IPv6'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this