Performance Evaluation and Comparison of Scheduling Algorithms on 5G Networks using Network Simulator

  • Doan Perdana Telkom University
  • Aji Nur Sanyoto Telkom University
  • Yoseph Gustommy Bisono Telkom University


In this research, we compared the Round Robin (RR) and the Proportional Fair (PF) algorithms for different user equipment density scenarios using voice and video traffic, to evaluate the key impact on performance of 5G mmwave network. This research simulated on NS3.27 with an integrated mmwave module. Based on the result, we found that the RR is a good choice for voice traffic. It has a throughput of 3.65% better than PF with similar fairness index. On the other hand, we found that the PF is the right choice for video traffic due to has better result for throughput. It has a throughput of 1.24% better than RR. For fairness index round robin has better result for voice and video traffic.

Author Biographies

Doan Perdana, Telkom University
Doan Perdana received his BSc and MSc degrees in Telecommunication Engineering, from the Institute of Technology Telkom in 2004 and 2012, respectively. He completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering Department, University of Indonesia. His interests include Telecommunication Systems and Computer Engineering.
Aji Nur Sanyoto, Telkom University
Aji Nur Sanyoto is Telecommunication Engineering student, from Telkom University. Born in Ponorogo, Indonesia 1996. Has a research interest on wireless and cellular communication
Yoseph Gustommy Bisono, Telkom University
Yoseph Gustommy received his BSc and MSc degrees in Telecommunication Engineering, from the Institute of Technology Telkom in 2008 and 2011. He is lecturer of Telkom University Bandung, Indonesi


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How to Cite
PERDANA, Doan; SANYOTO, Aji Nur; BISONO, Yoseph Gustommy. Performance Evaluation and Comparison of Scheduling Algorithms on 5G Networks using Network Simulator. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 4, p. 530-539, aug. 2019. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 july 2020. doi:


Network simulation, 5G networks, scheduling algorithm, round robin, proportional fair