“Hybrid MAC Methodology for Improving the Qos in Fiber Wireless Network”


  • Prabhjot Kaur, Hardeep Singh Saini


Fi-Wi, Media Access Control protocols fusion, Energy-Efficient Transmission, TDMA-CSMA Integration, CSMA,, FSO communication.


The  Fi-Wi (Fiber-Wireless) approach stands out as a crucial element in the realm of networks, demonstrating superiority over various technologies. With the exponential growth in Internet users, significant strides have been made in the evolution of Fi-Wi networking systems in recent years. This mechanism offers broader bandwidth and network stability, ensuring high-speed connectivity with "Anytime Anywhere" availability for end users. However, the escalating energy demand in networking systems poses a constraint on the network's lifespan, impacting transmission.

Over the years, researchers have proposed and tested various Media Access Control (MAC) protocols to address transmission and energy consumption issues. Despite these efforts, existing protocols have encountered challenges such as overheating, delays, throughput issues, and collisions. This research paper introduces a combination of Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) and Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA) to tackle associated challenges. The primary objective is to enhance throughput and reduce delays in Fi-Wi networks.

To achieve this goal, the study employs techniques that involve an Utilizing an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) modulator, a free-space optical (FSO) communication channel, an OFDM demodulator, and Opti-system for the analysis and enhancement of received signals, our study demonstrates that the proposed MAC protocol surpasses conventional MAC protocols in terms of delay, data throughput, and transmission efficiency.


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Prabhjot Kaur, Hardeep Singh Saini. (2024). “Hybrid MAC Methodology for Improving the Qos in Fiber Wireless Network”. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(21s), 525–537. Retrieved from https://ijisae.org/index.php/IJISAE/article/view/5449



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