Mobile networks, especially LTE networks, are used more and more for high-bandwidth services like multimedia or video streams. The quality of the data connection plays a major role in the perceived quality of a service. Videos may be presented in a low quality or experience a lot of stalling events, when the connection is too slow to buffer the next frames for playback. So far, no publicly available data set exists that has a larger number of LTE network traces and can be used for deeper analysis. In this data set, we provide 546 traces of 5 minutes each with a sample rate of 100 ms. Thereof 377 traces are pure LTE data. We furthermore provide an Android app to gather further traces as well as R scripts to clean, sort, and analyze the data.

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Tiledmedia B.V., Amsterdam, the Netherlands
9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam (CWI), The Netherlands

Meixner, B, Kleinrouweler, J.W.M, & César Garcia, P.S. (2018). 4G/LTE channel quality reference signal trace data set. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, MMSys 2018 (pp. 387–392). doi:10.1145/3204949.3208132