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Table of Contents
Thisdocumenthas526pages

Summaryofchanges................................................................... 22

Introduction.................................................................................. 25

ActivatinganddeactivatingLTEfeaturesusingBTSSiteManager.
26

Descriptionsofradioresourcemanagementandtelecomfeatures.
28
LTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholds...............................28
DescriptionofLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholds....... 28
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE64:Service-basedHandover
Thresholds................................................................................... 33
DeactivatingLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholds..........37
LTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA.............................................. 38
DescriptionofLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA........................ 38
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA.....47
DeactivatingLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA.......................... 51
LTE825:UplinkOuterRegionScheduling....................................52
DescriptionofLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionScheduling.............52
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE825:UplinkOuterRegion
Scheduling................................................................................... 59
DeactivatingLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionScheduling.............. 62
LTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationService............................... 63
DescriptionofLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationService........ 63
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocation
Service......................................................................................... 69
DeactivatingLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationService.......... 73
LTE1117:LTEMBMS................................................................... 74
DescriptionofLTE1117:LTEMBMS............................................ 74
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1117:LTEMBMS......................... 84
DeactivatingLTE1117:LTEMBMS...............................................90
LTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMA................ 91
DescriptionofLTE1196:RANInformationManagementfor
WCDMA....................................................................................... 91
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1196:RANInformation
ManagementforWCDMA........................................................... 97
DeactivatingLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMA
................................................................................................... 103
LTE1321:eRABmodification-GBR.......................................... 104
DescriptionofLTE1321:eRABModificationGBR...................104
LTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing..................................... 109
DescriptionofLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing.............. 109

3.1
3.1.1
3.1.2
3.1.3
3.2
3.2.1
3.2.2
3.2.3
3.3
3.3.1
3.3.2
3.3.3
3.4
3.4.1
3.4.2
3.4.3
3.5
3.5.1
3.5.2
3.5.3
3.6
3.6.1
3.6.2
3.6.3
3.7
3.7.1
3.8
3.8.1

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3.8.3
3.9
3.9.1
3.9.2
3.9.3
3.10
3.10.1
3.10.2
3.10.3
3.11
3.11.1
3.11.2
3.11.3
3.12
3.12.1
3.12.2
3.12.3
3.13
3.13.1
3.13.2
3.13.3
3.13.4
3.14
3.14.1
3.14.2
3.14.3
3.15
3.15.1
3.15.2
3.15.3

ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing.
114
DeactivatingLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing.................119
LTE1635:SIB8ACbarringfor1xRTT........................................ 120
DescriptionofLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTT................120
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTT..
123
DeactivatingLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTT..................126
LTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGaps................ 127
DescriptionofLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurement
Gaps...........................................................................................127
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUE
MeasurementGaps....................................................................130
DeactivatingLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGaps..
131
LTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarring................................132
DescriptionofLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarring.........132
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClass
Barring........................................................................................140
DeactivatingLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarring........... 148
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz........... 149
DescriptionofLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60
MHz............................................................................................ 149
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation
3CC-60MHz........................................................................... 160
DeactivatingLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60
MHz............................................................................................ 162
LTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfiles...........163
DescriptionofLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobility
Profiles....................................................................................... 163
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelected
MobilityProfiles.......................................................................... 168
DeactivatingLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobility
ProfileswiththeactSelMobPrfparameter..................................171
DeactivatingLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobility
ProfileswiththemoProfileSelectparameter.............................. 172
LTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyList
................................................................................................... 173
DescriptionofLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTarget
FrequencyList............................................................................173
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInterFrequencyTargetFrequencyList...............................................177
DeactivatingLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-FrequencyTarget
FrequencyList............................................................................179
LTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting................................ 179
DescriptionofLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting.......... 179
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1944:DynamicHandover
Blacklisting................................................................................. 183
DeactivatingLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting.............184

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3.16
3.16.1
3.16.1.1
3.17
3.17.1
3.17.2
3.17.3
3.18
3.18.1
3.18.2
3.18.3
3.19
3.19.1
3.19.2

3.19.3
3.19.4
3.20
3.20.1
3.21
3.21.1
3.21.2
3.21.3
3.22
3.22.1
3.22.2
3.22.3
3.23
3.23.1
3.24
3.24.1
3.24.2

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LTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelection............................................. 185
LTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelection............................................. 185
DescriptionofLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelection...................... 185
LTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandling.................................. 189
DescriptionofLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandling.......... 189
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2023:UserPlaneOverload
Handling..................................................................................... 195
DeactivatingLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandling............. 196
LTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancing....... 197
DescriptionofLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoad
Balancing................................................................................... 197
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdle
ModeLoadBalancing................................................................ 201
DeactivatingLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoad
Balancing................................................................................... 204
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps....... 204
DescriptionofLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGaps....................................................................204
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGapswiththeTwofoldtransmissionofSIBsperSI
windowparameter......................................................................210
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGapswithaselectedfeature.............................. 211
DeactivatingLTE2085:ReceptionwithParallelMeasurement
Gaps...........................................................................................217
LTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBConfigurations................. 218
DescriptionofLTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBConfigurations
................................................................................................... 218
LTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrier................................. 222
DescriptionofLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrier.......... 222
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2149:SupplementalDownlink
Carrier........................................................................................ 227
DeactivatingLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrier............ 231
LTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-II...
232
DescriptionofLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBand
Combinations-II........................................................................ 232
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2168:AdditionalCarrier
AggregationBandCombinations-II.......................................... 234
DeactivatingLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBand
Combinations-II........................................................................ 235
LTE2208:eICICEnhancements-micro.....................................236
DescriptionofLTE2208:eICICEnhancements-micro..............236
LTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBs
................................................................................................... 239
DescriptionofLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2
MacroeNodeBs......................................................................... 239
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrier
Aggregationfor2MacroeNodeBs.............................................244

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3.25

3.25.1

3.25.2

3.25.3

3.26
3.26.1
3.26.2
3.26.3
3.27
3.27.1
3.27.2
3.27.3

4
4.1
4.1.1
4.1.2
4.1.3
4.2
4.2.1
4.3
4.3.1
4.4
4.4.1
4.4.2

Descriptionsoftransportandtransmissionfeatures.................. 265
LTE942:HybridSynchronization................................................ 265
DescriptionofLTE942:HybridSynchronization......................... 265
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE942:HybridSynchronization......271
DeactivatingLTE942:HybridSynchronization........................... 271
LTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTS................................... 272
DescriptionofLTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTS............ 272
LTE1559:SCTPEnhancements................................................ 279
DescriptionofLTE1559:SCTPEnhancements......................... 279
LTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddresses........................................282
DescriptionofLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddresses................ 282
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddresses...
288
DeactivatingLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddresses...................290
LTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexiZone............. 291
DescriptionofLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexi
Zone........................................................................................... 291
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntry
forFlexiZone............................................................................. 296
DeactivatingLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexi
Zone........................................................................................... 297

4.4.3
4.5
4.5.1
4.5.2
4.5.3

DeactivatingLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2
MacroeNodeBs......................................................................... 247
LTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithin
GERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContext
Release...................................................................................... 248
DescriptionofLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCH
CarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedon
UEContextRelease...................................................................248
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceof
BCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFB
BasedonUEContextRelease.................................................. 250
DeactivatingLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarriers
withinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedonUE
ContextRelease........................................................................253
LTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities................ 254
DescriptionofLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadio
Capabilities.................................................................................254
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadio
Capabilities.................................................................................257
DeactivatingLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities..
259
LTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimer....... 259
DescriptionofLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtection
Timer.......................................................................................... 259
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2430:QCI1Establishment
TriggeredProtectionTimer.........................................................262
DeactivatingLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtection
Timer.......................................................................................... 263

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5
5.1
5.1.1
5.2
5.2.1
5.2.2
5.2.3

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures............................................ 298
LTE790:SignedSW................................................................... 298
DescriptionofLTE790:SignedSW............................................ 298
LTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts..................................301
DescriptionofLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts...........301
ConfiguringLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts.............. 304
ConfiguringLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsusingNEAC
................................................................................................... 306
LTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogs................................... 308
DescriptionofLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogs............ 308
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurement
Logs........................................................................................... 313
DeactivatingLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogs.............. 316
LTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallback...............................317
DescriptionofLTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallback........317
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1052:TransportConfiguration
Fallback......................................................................................319
DeactivatingLTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallback.......... 320
LTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensions.......................................... 320
DescriptionofLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensions................... 320
LTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworks.. 335
DescriptionofLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layer
Networks.................................................................................... 335
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSaving
forMulti-layerNetworks............................................................. 341
DeactivatingLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMultilayer
Networks.................................................................................... 344
LTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUserEvents.......... 344
DescriptionofLTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUser
Events........................................................................................ 344
LTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLine
Devices...................................................................................... 347
LTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLine
Devices...................................................................................... 347
LTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLogStorage............. 350
DescriptionofLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLog
Storage.......................................................................................350
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1408:RemoteSyslogfor
ContinuousLogStorage............................................................ 354
DeactivatingLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLog
Storage.......................................................................................356
LTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffing.............356
DescriptionofLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRFsniffing........................................................................................ 356
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntenna
RxRF-sniffing.............................................................................360
DeactivatingLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRFsniffing........................................................................................ 361

5.3
5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3
5.4
5.4.1
5.4.2
5.4.3
5.5
5.5.1
5.6
5.6.1
5.6.2
5.6.3
5.7
5.7.1
5.8
5.8.1
5.9
5.9.1
5.9.2
5.9.3
5.10
5.10.1
5.10.2
5.10.3

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5.11
5.11.1
5.11.2
5.11.3
5.12
5.12.1
5.13
5.13.1
5.14
5.14.1
5.15
5.15.1
5.16
5.16.1
5.17
5.17.1
5.17.2
5.17.3
5.18
5.18.1
5.19
5.19.1
5.20
5.20.1
5.20.2
5.20.3
5.21
5.21.1
5.21.2
5.21.3
5.22

PerformingRFmonitoring......................................................... 362
LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT.................364
DescriptionofLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT
................................................................................................... 364
ActivatingandconfiguringMobilityRobustnessMonitoringInter
RAT............................................................................................ 369
DeactivatingLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT..
370
LTE1879:AdditionalPMCountersforMobilityEventMonitoring.....
371
DescriptionofLTE1879:AdditionalPMCountersforMobility
EventMonitoring........................................................................ 371
LTE1899:DedicatedPMCountersforE-RABManagement
FailureCauses........................................................................... 374
DescriptionofLTE1899:DedicatedPMCountersforE-RAB
ManagementFailureCauses..................................................... 374
LTE1912:RRCEstablishmentMonitoringExtensions............... 380
DescriptionofLTE1912:RRCEstablishmentMonitoring
Extensions..................................................................................380
LTE1949:ExtendPowerReductionRange................................383
DescriptionofLTE1949:ExtendPowerReductionRange.........383
LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplication............................... 384
DescriptionofLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplication........ 384
LTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController.................... 389
DescriptionofLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController...
389
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZone
Controller....................................................................................393
DeactivatingLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController.....
398
LTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15A.............................401
DescriptionofLTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15A......401
LTE2061:OMSHPGen9HWassignment.................................407
DescriptionofLTE2061:OMSHPGen9HWassignment..........407
LTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelationRobustness.... 408
LTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelationRobustness.... 408
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighbor
RelationRobustness.................................................................. 412
DeactivatingLTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelation
Robustness............................................................................... 415
LTE2084:UEMACMeasurementAdditiontoCellTrace...........416
DescriptionofLTE2084:UEMACMeasurementAdditiontoCell
Trace.......................................................................................... 416
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2084:UEMACMeasurement
AdditiontoCellTrace................................................................. 420
DeactivatingLTE2084:UEMACMeasurementAdditiontoCell
Trace.......................................................................................... 422
LTE2175:PMCounterEnhancementforCSFBto1xRTT,CQI
Level,E-RABAbnormalRelease............................................... 423

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5.26
5.26.1

DescriptionofLTE2175:PMCounterEnhancementforCSFBto
1xRTT,CQILevel,E-RABAbnormalRelease.......................... 423
LTE2182:EnhancedFlexiZonePlugandPlayforNon-Operator
OwnedBackhaul........................................................................ 427
DescriptionofLTE2182:EnhancedFlexiZonePlugandPlayfor
Non-OperatorOwnedBackhaul................................................. 427
LTE2195:IntegratedO&MforRuckusWi-Fi.............................. 437
DescriptionofLTE2195:IntegratedO&MforRuckusWi-Fi....... 437
LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-Phase
I.................................................................................................. 454
DescriptionofLTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaul
Support-PhaseI....................................................................... 454
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerShared
BackhaulSupport-PhaseI....................................................... 457
DeactivatingLTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaul
Support-PhaseI....................................................................... 459
LTE2548:BTSEMSupportforRHEL7.1.................................. 461
DescriptionofLTE2548:BTSEMSupportforRHEL7.1........... 461

6
6.1
6.1.1

DescriptionsofBTSsitesolutionfeatures................................. 464
LTE1725:FRMEFlexiRFModule6-Pipe800240W.................464
DescriptionofLTE1725:FRMEFlexiRFModule6-Pipe800240W
................................................................................................... 464
LTE1829:IntereNBRFsharing................................................. 466
DescriptionofLTE1829:IntereNBRFsharing.......................... 466
ActivatingandconfiguringLTE1829:IntereNBRFsharing....... 470
Activationrequirements..............................................................472
Generalactivationprocedure..................................................... 472
InstallinganewLTE-LTERFSharingConfiguration.................. 473
MigrationofasingleeNBsitetoanLTE-LTERFSharing
ConfigurationwithnonewsharedRFMs/RRHs.........................475
MigrationofasingleeNBsitetoanLTE-LTERFSharing
ConfigurationwithnewsharedRFMs/RRHs..............................478
CommissioningeNBsforLTE-LTERFSharing..........................480
DeactivatingLTE1829:IntereNBRFsharing............................ 484
LTE2028:OutdoorExternalGNSSModulewithEnhanced
Holdover-FYGG....................................................................... 485
DescriptionofLTE2028:OutdoorExternalGNSSModulewith
EnhancedHoldover-FYGG...................................................... 485
LTE2143:FRBEFlexiRRH4-Pipe750&720T160W.................487
DescriptionofLTE2143:FRBEFlexiRRH4-Pipe750&720T160W
................................................................................................... 487
LTE2146:FRBFFlexiRRH4-Pipe760160W........................... 489
DescriptionofLTE2146:FRBFFlexiRRH4-Pipe760160W.... 489
LTE2147:FHGBFlexiRRH4-Pipe2100120WK..................... 491
DescriptionofLTE2147:FHGBFlexiRRH4-Pipe2100120WK....
491
LTE2148:FHPCFlexiRRH2/2-Pipe700&850100WK............ 493

5.23
5.23.1
5.24
5.24.1
5.25
5.25.1
5.25.2
5.25.3

6.2
6.2.1
6.2.2
6.2.2.1
6.2.2.2
6.2.2.3
6.2.2.4
6.2.2.5
6.2.2.6
6.2.3
6.3
6.3.1
6.4
6.4.1
6.5
6.5.1
6.6
6.6.1
6.7

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6.8
6.8.1
6.9
6.9.1
6.10
6.10.1
6.11
6.11.1
6.12
6.12.1
6.13
6.13.1
6.14
6.14.1
6.15
6.15.1
6.16
6.16.1
6.17
6.17.1
6.18
6.18.1
6.19
6.19.1
6.20
6.20.1

10

DescriptionofLTE2148:FHPCFlexiRRH2/2-Pipe700&850
100WK...................................................................................... 493
LTE2156:SiteAggregationforFlexiZone................................. 495
DescriptionofLTE2156:SiteAggregationSolutionforFlexiZone..
495
LTE2172:BTSConfigurationsoptimizedfordistributedRRH
deployment................................................................................497
DescriptionofLTE2172:BTSConfigurationsoptimizedfor
distributedRRHdeployment...................................................... 497
LTE2245:FHEIFlexiMetroRRH2-pipe180010WL................499
DescriptionofLTE2245:FHEIFlexiMetroRRH2-pipe180010W
L................................................................................................. 499
LTE2263:FRCGFlexiRRH2-Pipe850120W...........................501
DescriptionofLTE2263:FRCGFlexiRRH2-Pipe850120W....501
LTE2264:FRNCFlexiRRH4-Pipe2300120W........................503
DescriptionofLTE2264:FRNCFlexiRRH4-Pipe2300120W..503
LTE2266:FRBGFlexiRRH4-Pipe730&720T160W................ 505
DescriptionofLTE2266:FRBGFlexiRRH4-Pipe730&720T
160W..........................................................................................505
LTE2272:SW-supportforclassicalWCDMA/LTERF-sharing
Indoorconfigurations..................................................................507
DescriptionofLTE2272:SW-supportforclassicalWCDMA/LTE
RF-sharingIndoorconfigurations...............................................507
LTE2310:FRCCFlexiRRH2-Pipe86580WS..........................511
DescriptionofLTE2310:FRCCFlexiRRH2-Pipe86580WS........
511
LTE2334:LTE-GSMRFsharingwith4-wayRXdiversity.......... 513
DescriptionofLTE2334:LTE-GSMRFsharingwith4-wayRX
diversity..................................................................................... 513
LTE2420:SupportedRASinstallationoptionsinFL15Arelease.....
516
DescriptionofLTE2420:SupportedRASinstallationoptionsin
FL15Arelease............................................................................516
LTE2448:FASB2.4mRAS1.9G1.7/2.1G698-894M............... 519
DescriptionofLTE2448:FASB2.4mRAS1.9G1.7/2.1G698894M.......................................................................................... 519
LTE2449:FASC2.0mRAS2.3-2.6G1.7-2.2G694-960M......... 522
DescriptionofLTE2449:FASC2.0mRAS2.3-2.6G1.7-2.2G694960M.......................................................................................... 522
LTE2471:FXEEFlexiRFM3-Pipe1800240W........................ 524
DescriptionofLTE2471:FXEEFlexiRFModule3TX1800.......524

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List of Figures

Issue:01D

Figure1

HOmessages.....................................................................................39

Figure2

ThecomparisonofLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidthandLTE825:UL
OuterRegionSchedulingfeatures.................................................... 53

Figure3

MBMSarchitecture............................................................................. 75

Figure4

MBMSdefinitions................................................................................78

Figure5

RIMprotocolstructurebetweenE-UTRANandUTRAN.................... 92

Figure6

RedirectionprocedurewithSI............................................................ 93

Figure7

Completesignalingflow....................................................................106

Figure8

LTE-UTRANloadbalancing............................................................110

Figure9

Examplesofthree-cellCA................................................................ 151

Figure10

ExampleoffrequencylayersintheLTE1942feature....................... 174

Figure11

ExampleoffrequencylayersintheLTE1942featurewhenLTE1127is
active................................................................................................ 175

Figure12

U-planeoverloadhandling................................................................190

Figure13

SIBreceptionwithparallelmeasurementgaps................................ 206

Figure14

Scenario1........................................................................................ 220

Figure15

Scenario2........................................................................................ 220

Figure16

Scenario3........................................................................................ 221

Figure17

Asupplementarycellusedasasecondarycell(SCell)incarrier
aggregation.......................................................................................224

Figure18

HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SyncE,normaltuning...................... 267

Figure19

HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SnycE,assistedholdover................ 268

Figure20

HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,normaltuning............................ 268

Figure21

HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,assistedholdover...................... 269

Figure22

ConfigurationexamplewithtwoU-planeaddresses........................ 274

Figure23

ConfigurationexamplewithtwoseparateU-planeaddresses......... 276

Figure24

Basicuserscenario1....................................................................... 284

Figure25

Basicuserscenario2....................................................................... 284

Figure26

Basicuserscenario3....................................................................... 284

Figure27

ExemplaryscenariowithtwoexternalEthernetlinksandtwoU-plane
addresses......................................................................................... 285

Figure28

Typicalenvironmentwithaminimumof4satellites..........................292

Figure29

Urbancanyonenvironment.............................................................. 293

Figure30

SoftwareverificationprocedureinLTE790....................................... 299

Figure31

ServiceAccountAccessSettingsmenu........................................... 305

Figure32

Changingthetoor4nsnpasswordinNEACtool............................... 307

Figure33

LTE154Auto-ConnectionwithDHCPserver.................................... 322

Figure34

LTE1058AutoConnectionwithoutDHCPserver............................. 322

Figure35

Usecases.........................................................................................326

Figure36

Usecase1:Visualization................................................................. 328

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Figure37

Usecase2:Visualization................................................................. 330

Figure38

Usecase3:Visualization................................................................. 332

Figure39

LoggingofparametersusingAuditTrail........................................... 346

Figure40

ActivatingRFmonitoring.................................................................. 362

Figure41

ExecutingRFscan........................................................................... 363

Figure42

StandaloneFZMversusLTE1996ZoneeNBdeploymentofsmallcells
..........................................................................................................386

Figure43

FlexiZoneSystemArchitecturemanagement..................................387

Figure44

OverviewofIPSecimplementationinFlexiZoneController............ 391

Figure45

Top-downapproachforsystemupgrade.......................................... 402

Figure46

OverviewFlexiZonePlugandPlayAutoConnection...................... 428

Figure47

FlexiZonePlugandPlayAuto-Connection......................................429

Figure48

DeploymentScenario1a:CA-serveraccessibleonlyinoperator's
privatenetworkANDtheinitialsecuritygatewayandtheserving
securitygatewayarethesame.........................................................431

Figure49

DeploymentScenario1b:CA-serverisaccessibleonlyinoperator's
privatenetworkANDtheinitialsecuritygatewayandtheserving
securitygatewayaredifferent...........................................................432

Figure50

DeploymentScenario2:CA-serveraccessibleviathepublicnetwork...
434

Figure51

Sharedbackhauldeployment........................................................... 455

Figure52

RFSharingwithdedicatedFlexiSystemModules........................... 468

Figure53

EnablingRFSharing........................................................................ 473

Figure54

EnableEIF2asRP3-01interface..................................................... 481

Figure55

LTE-ConcurrentModeSettingsforLTE-LTE.................................. 482

Figure56

Configuration1................................................................................. 509

Figure57

Configuration2................................................................................. 510

Figure58

Configurations3,4,5,and6............................................................ 510

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List of Tables

Issue:01D

Table1

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 28

Table2

NewdedicatedthresholdsintroducedwiththeLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholdsfeature............................................................. 29

Table3

Newcounters......................................................................................31

Table4

Newparameters................................................................................. 31

Table5

Relatedexistingparameters...............................................................32

Table6

Salesinformation................................................................................33

Table7

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholds......................................................................... 33

Table8

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 38

Table9

Newcounters......................................................................................41

Table10

Newparameters................................................................................. 42

Table11

Modifiedparameters...........................................................................43

Table12

Relatedexistingparameters...............................................................44

Table13

Salesinformation................................................................................47

Table14

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE738:SRVCCto
1xRTT/CDMA..................................................................................... 48

Table15

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 52

Table16

Modifiedcounters............................................................................... 55

Table17

Newparameters................................................................................. 58

Table18

Relatedexistingparameters...............................................................59

Table19

Salesinformation................................................................................59

Table20

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE825:UplinkOuter
RegionScheduling............................................................................. 59

Table21

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 64

Table22

Newcounters......................................................................................67

Table23

Newparameters................................................................................. 68

Table24

Relatedexistingparameters...............................................................68

Table25

Salesinformation................................................................................68

Table26

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE951:Enhanced
CellIDLocationService..................................................................... 69

Table27

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 75

Table28

Newcounters......................................................................................80

Table29

Newparameters................................................................................. 80

Table30

Relatedexistingparameters...............................................................82

Table31

Salesinformation................................................................................84

Table32

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1117:LTE
MBMSfeature.....................................................................................84

Table33

MBMSDataRatetable.......................................................................85

Table34

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements................................................ 92

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Table35

Relatedexistingalarms...................................................................... 96

Table36

Newparameters................................................................................. 96

Table37

Salesinformation................................................................................97

Table38

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1196:RAN
InformationManagementforWCDMA............................................... 98

Table39

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 105

Table40

LTE519andLTE1321comparison................................................... 105

Table41

Newcounters....................................................................................108

Table42

Modifiedparameters.........................................................................108

Table43

Salesinformation..............................................................................108

Table44

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 109

Table45

Newcounters.................................................................................... 112

Table46

Newparameters............................................................................... 113

Table47

Relatedexistingparameters............................................................. 113

Table48

Salesinformation.............................................................................. 114

Table49

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1357:LTE-UTRAN
LoadBalancing................................................................................. 115

Table50

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 120

Table51

Newparameters............................................................................... 122

Table52

Salesinformation..............................................................................123

Table53

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1635:SIB8AC
Barringfor1xRTT............................................................................. 123

Table54

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 127

Table55

Newparameters............................................................................... 130

Table56

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................130

Table57

Salesinformation..............................................................................130

Table58

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1679:DRXwith
ParallelUEMeasurementGaps....................................................... 131

Table59

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 133

Table60

BTSfaults......................................................................................... 136

Table61

Newcounters....................................................................................136

Table62

NewParameters...............................................................................136

Table63

Modifiedparameters.........................................................................138

Table64

Salesinformation..............................................................................140

Table65

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:Automatic
AccessClassBarring....................................................................... 140

Table66

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 150

Table67

Newcounters....................................................................................155

Table68

Newkeyperformanceindicators...................................................... 156

Table69

Newparameters............................................................................... 156

Table70

Modifiedparameters.........................................................................156

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Table71

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................157

Table72

Salesinformation..............................................................................159

Table73

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1804:
DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeature......................160

Table74

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 164

Table75

Newparameters............................................................................... 166

Table76

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................166

Table77

Salesinformation..............................................................................168

Table78

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1905:PLMNID
andSPIDSelectedMobilityProfiles................................................. 168

Table79

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 174

Table80

Newparameters............................................................................... 177

Table81

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................177

Table82

Salesinformation..............................................................................177

Table83

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1942:
DedicatedVoLTEInter-FrequencyTargetFrequencyList................177

Table84

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 180

Table85

Newcounters....................................................................................183

Table86

Newparameters............................................................................... 183

Table87

Salesinformation..............................................................................183

Table88

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1944:Dynamic
HandoverBlacklisting....................................................................... 183

Table89

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 186

Table90

Newcounters....................................................................................188

Table91

Newparameters............................................................................... 188

Table92

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................189

Table93

Salesinformation..............................................................................189

Table94

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 189

Table95

MappingbetweenU-planeoverloadtriggersandtherelatedcountermeasures..........................................................................................191

Table96

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................194

Table97

Newcounters....................................................................................194

Table98

Newkeyperformanceindicators...................................................... 194

Table99

Newparameters............................................................................... 194

Table100

Salesinformation..............................................................................195

Table101

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2023:UserPlane
OverloadHandling............................................................................195

Table102

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 198

Table103

Newcounters....................................................................................200

Table104

Newparameters............................................................................... 200

Table105

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................201

Table106

Salesinformation..............................................................................201

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Table107

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2051:
MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeature.................. 201

Table108

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 205

Table109

Modifiedcounters............................................................................. 208

Table110

Newparameters............................................................................... 209

Table111

Relatedexistingparameters............................................................209

Table112

Salesinformation..............................................................................209

Table113

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIB
ReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps.................................... 210

Table114

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIB
ReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps.....................................211

Table115

ParametersusedfordeactivatingLTE2085:ReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGaps.......................................................................... 217

Table116

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 219

Table117

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................222

Table118

Salesinformation..............................................................................222

Table119

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 223

Table120

Newparameters............................................................................... 226

Table121

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................226

Table122

Salesinformation..............................................................................227

Table123

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2149:
SupplementalDownlinkCarrier........................................................ 227

Table124

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 232

Table125

Salesinformation..............................................................................234

Table126

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 236

Table127

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................238

Table128

Salesinformation..............................................................................239

Table129

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 239

Table130

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................243

Table131

Newparameters............................................................................... 243

Table132

Salesinformation..............................................................................243

Table133

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE2305:IntereNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeature............. 244

Table134

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 248

Table135

Newparameters............................................................................... 250

Table136

Salesinformation..............................................................................250

Table137

ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceof
BCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBased
onUEContextRelease.................................................................... 250

Table138

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 255

Table139

Parameterslist..................................................................................257

Table140

Salesinformation..............................................................................257

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Table141

Table4liststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringthe
LTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeature...........258

Table142

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 260

Table143

Newparameters............................................................................... 261

Table144

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................261

Table145

Salesinformation..............................................................................261

Table146

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2430:QCI1
EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeature........................... 262

Table147

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 265

Table148

Chosensynchronizationsource....................................................... 266

Table149

Meaningoftermsinthefigures........................................................ 266

Table150

Relatedexistingalarms.................................................................... 270

Table151

Relatedexistingfaults...................................................................... 270

Table152

Newparameters............................................................................... 270

Table153

Salesinformation..............................................................................270

Table154

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE942:Hybrid
Synchronization................................................................................ 271

Table155

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 273

Table156

IPRT/staticroutes............................................................................. 277

Table157

RTPOL/routingPolicies..................................................................... 277

Table158

Newparameters............................................................................... 278

Table159

Salesinformation..............................................................................278

Table160

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 279

Table161

Newcounters....................................................................................280

Table162

Newparameters............................................................................... 282

Table163

Modifiedparameters.........................................................................282

Table164

Salesinformation..............................................................................282

Table165

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 283

Table166

ModifiedBTSfaults.......................................................................... 288

Table167

Newparameters............................................................................... 288

Table168

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................288

Table169

Salesinformation..............................................................................288

Table170

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1771:DualUplaneIPAddresses.......................................................................... 289

Table171

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 291

Table172

Newparameters............................................................................... 295

Table173

Salesinformation..............................................................................295

Table174

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2063:GNSS
ManualLocationEntry......................................................................296

Table175

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 298

Table176

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................300

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Table177

Salesinformation..............................................................................301

Table178

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 301

Table179

Newparameters............................................................................... 304

Table180

Salesinformation..............................................................................304

Table181

ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE1030:ConfigurableService
Accounts...........................................................................................304

Table182

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 308

Table183

Newparameters............................................................................... 311

Table184

Salesinformation..............................................................................313

Table185

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1049:MDT-UE
MeasurementLogs...........................................................................313

Table186

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 317

Table187

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................318

Table188

Newparameters............................................................................... 319

Table189

Salesinformation..............................................................................319

Table190

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 321

Table191

Salesinformation..............................................................................335

Table192

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 335

Table193

Newcounters....................................................................................338

Table194

Modifiedcounters............................................................................. 338

Table195

Newparameters............................................................................... 339

Table196

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................340

Table197

Salesinformation..............................................................................340

Table198

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1103:LoadBased
PowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeature................................ 341

Table199

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 345

Table200

Salesinformation..............................................................................347

Table201

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 348

Table202

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................349

Table203

Salesinformation..............................................................................350

Table204

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 351

Table205

Supportedcombinationsoffiletransferprotocolsandsyslogformats...
353

Table206

Newparameters............................................................................... 353

Table207

LTE1408:Salesinformation............................................................. 354

Table208

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1408:Remote
SyslogforContinuousLogStorage..................................................354

Table209

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 357

Table210

Newparameters............................................................................... 359

Table211

Salesinformation..............................................................................360

Table212

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1434:Flexi
MultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffing............................................360

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Table213

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 364

Table214

Newcounters...................................................................................368

Table215

Newparameters............................................................................... 369

Table216

Salesinformation..............................................................................369

Table217

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringMobilityRobustness
MonitoringInterRAT.........................................................................369

Table218

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 371

Table219

Newcounters....................................................................................373

Table220

Newparameters............................................................................... 374

Table221

Salesinformation..............................................................................374

Table222

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 375

Table223

Newcounters....................................................................................376

Table224

Newkeyperformanceindicators...................................................... 379

Table225

Modifiedkeyperformanceindicators................................................379

Table226

Salesinformation..............................................................................380

Table227

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 381

Table228

Newcounters....................................................................................382

Table229

Newkeyperformanceindicators...................................................... 382

Table230

Salesinformation..............................................................................382

Table231

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 383

Table232

Relatedparameters.......................................................................... 384

Table233

Salesinformation..............................................................................384

Table234

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 385

Table235

Salesinformation..............................................................................389

Table236

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 390

Table237

Newparameters............................................................................... 392

Table238

Salesinformation..............................................................................393

Table239

add fzc-ipseccommands..........................................................394

Table240

delete fzc-ipseccommands...................................................399

Table241

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 401

Table242

Salesinformation..............................................................................406

Table243

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 407

Table244

Salesinformation..............................................................................408

Table245

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 409

Table246

NewBTSfaults................................................................................. 411

Table247

Newparameters............................................................................... 412

Table248

Salesinformation..............................................................................412

Table249

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 417

Table250

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................419

Table251

Salesinformation..............................................................................420

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Table252

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2084:UEMAC
MeasurementAdditiontoCellTrace................................................ 420

Table253

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 423

Table254

Newcounters....................................................................................425

Table255

Newkeyperformanceindicators...................................................... 426

Table256

Salesinformation..............................................................................427

Table257

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 427

Table258

Newparameters............................................................................... 437

Table259

Salesinformation..............................................................................437

Table260

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 438

Table261

RelatedAlarms................................................................................. 439

Table262

Relatedcounters.............................................................................. 442

Table263

Salesinformation..............................................................................454

Table264

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 454

Table265

Salesinformation..............................................................................457

Table266

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 461

Table267

Salesinformation..............................................................................463

Table268

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 464

Table269

FRMEfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 465

Table270

Salesinformation..............................................................................466

Table271

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 466

Table272

NewBTSfaults.................................................................................469

Table273

Newparameters............................................................................... 469

Table274

Modifiedparameters.........................................................................469

Table275

Relatedexistingparameters.............................................................470

Table276

Salesinformation..............................................................................470

Table277

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1829:IntereNB
RFSharing....................................................................................... 470

Table278

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 485

Table279

Salesinformation..............................................................................487

Table280

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 487

Table281

FRBEfunctionalspecification...........................................................488

Table282

Salesinformation..............................................................................489

Table283

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 489

Table284

FRBFfunctionalspecification........................................................... 490

Table285

Salesinformation..............................................................................491

Table286

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 491

Table287

FHGBfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 492

Table288

Salesinformation..............................................................................493

Table289

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 493

Table290

FHPCfunctionalspecification...........................................................494

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Table291

Salesinformation..............................................................................495

Table292

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 495

Table293

Salesinformation..............................................................................497

Table294

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 497

Table295

Salesinformation..............................................................................499

Table296

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 500

Table297

FHEIfunctionalspecification............................................................ 500

Table298

Salesinformation..............................................................................501

Table299

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 502

Table300

FRCGfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 502

Table301

Salesinformation..............................................................................503

Table302

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 504

Table303

FRNCfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 504

Table304

Salesinformation..............................................................................505

Table305

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 506

Table306

FRBGfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 506

Table307

Salesinformation..............................................................................507

Table308

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 508

Table309

Configurationsintroducedbythefeature..........................................509

Table310

Salesinformation.............................................................................. 511

Table311

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 512

Table312

FRCCfunctionalspecification.......................................................... 512

Table313

Salesinformation..............................................................................513

Table314

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 514

Table315

SharedLTEandGSMpipes,centralizedsitesolution.................... 515

Table316

SharedLTEandGSMpipes,distributedsitesolution...................... 515

Table317

Salesinformation..............................................................................516

Table318

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 516

Table319

SupportedRASinstallationoptionsinFDD-LTE15A...................... 517

Table320

Salesinformation..............................................................................519

Table321

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 520

Table322

Salesinformation..............................................................................521

Table323

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 522

Table324

Salesinformation..............................................................................524

Table325

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements.............................................. 525

Table326

Salesinformation..............................................................................526

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FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

Summary of changes
Changes between issues 01C (2015-09-30, FDD-LTE15A) and 01D (2015-11-02,
FDD-LTE15A)
Thefollowingfeaturehasbeenupdated:
Operability
LTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLogStorage
Changes between issues 01B (2015-07-30, FDD-LTE15A) and 01C (2015-09-30,
FDD-LTE15A)
Thefollowingfeatureshavebeenupdated:
Radio Ressource Management

LTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDselectedmobilityprofiles
LTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
LTE1804:Downlinkcarrieraggregation3CC-60MHz
LTE2208:eICICenhancements-micro
LTE2023:Userplaneoverloadhandling
LTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBconfigurations
LTE2305:IntereNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2macroeNodeBs
LTE825:Uplinkouterregionscheduling

Operability

LTE1058:Plug&Playextensions
LTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts
LTE1103:LoadbasedPowerSavingformulti-layernetworks
LTE1408:RemoteSyslogforcontinouslogstorage
LTE1949:ExtendPowerReductionRange
LTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelationRobustness
LTE2195:IntegratedO&MforRuckusWiFi
LTE2175:PMcounterenhancementforCSFBto1xRTT,CQIlevel,E-RABabnormal
Release
LTE1899:DedicatedPM-countersforE-RABManagementfailurecauses
LTE1912:RRCestablishmentmonitoringextensions
LTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController
LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-PhaseI

BTS Site Solution

LTE2147:FHGBFlexiRRH4TX2100
LTE2266:FRBGFlexiRRH2TX4RX7302TX720
LTE2245:FHEIFlexiMetroRRH2-pipe180010WL
LTE2420:SupportedRASInstallationoptionsinFL15Arelease
LTE2272:SW-supportforclassicalWCDMA/LTERF-sharingIndoorconfigurations
LTE2334:LTE-GSMRFsharingwith4-wayRXdiversity

Thefollowingfeaturehasbeenadded:

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Summaryofchanges

BTS Site Solution


LTE2448:FASB2.4mRAS1.9G1.7/2.1G698-894M
Changes between issues 01A (2015-06-30, FDD-LTE15A) and 01B (2015-07-30,
FDD-LTE15A)
Thefollowingfeatureshavebeenupdated:
Operability

LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplication
LTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController
LTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15A
LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-PhaseI

Thefollowingfeatureshavebeenremoved:
BTS Site Solution

LTE2448:FASB2.4mRAS1.9G1.7/2.1G698-894M
LTE2525:FASE1.8mRAS2.6G1.9G814-894M

Changes between issues 01 (2015-05-15, FDD-LTE15A) and 01A (2015-06-30, FDDLTE15A)


Thefollowingfeatureshavebeenupdated:
Radio Resource Management and Telecom

LTE2091:FDDSuperCellextensionRL70
LTE1042:NominalBitratefornon-GBRbearersRL70
LTE951:EnhancedcellIDlocationservice
LTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDselectedmobilityprofiles
LTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEinter-frequencytargetfrequencylist
LTE64:Servicebasedhandoverthresholds
LTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
LTE1804:Downlinkcarrieraggregation3CC-60MHz
LTE1357:LTE-UTRANloadbalancing
LTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimer
LTE2168:Additionalcarrieraggregationbandcombinations-II
LTE2023:Userplaneoverloadhandling
LTE1788:Automaticaccessclassbarring
LTE2149:Supplementaldownlinkcarrier
LTE2305:IntereNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2macroeNodeBs

Transport and Transmission

LTE1244:SourcebasedroutinginBTS

Operability

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LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT
LTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelationRobustness
LTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15A

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LTE1052:TransportConfigurationFall-back
LTE1049:MDT-UEmeasurementlogs
LTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts
LTE1103:LoadbasedPowerSavingformulti-layernetworks
LTE2175:PMcounterenhancementforCSFBto1xRTT,CQIlevel,E-RABabnormal
Release
LTE1879:AdditionalPM-countersforMobilityEventmonitoring
LTE1899:DedicatedPM-countersforE-RABManagementfailurecauses
LTE1912:RRCestablishmentmonitoringextensions
LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplication
LTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController
LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-PhaseI
LTE2061:OMSHPGen9HW

BTS Site Solution

LTE1829:IntereNBRFsharing

Thefollowingfeatureshavebeenadded:
Radio Resource Management and Telecom

LTE1117:LTEMBMS
LTE2006:FlexibleScellselection
LTE2324:NetworkrequestedUEradiocapabilities

BTS Site Solution

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LTE2272:SW-supportforclassicalWCDMA/LTERFsharingIndoorconfigurations
LTE2334:LTE-GSMRFsharingwith4-wayRXdiversity
LTE2471:FXEEFlexiRFModule3TX1800

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Introduction

1 Introduction
ThisdocumentprovidesthelistoffeaturedescriptionsfortheLTERadioAccess
NetworkRelease.
Hardware(HW)requirementsindicateifthefeaturerequiresspecificHWfromtheRAN
LTEportfolio.Ifthefeaturehasnospecifichardwarerequirements,itmeansthatonly
LTESystemModuleshouldbeused.
ThesubchapterInterdependenciesbetweenfeatureslistsonlydependenciesamong
NokiaRANLTEfeatures.

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FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

2 Activating and deactivating LTE features


using BTS Site Manager
Purpose
FollowthisgeneralBTSSiteManager(BTSSM)proceduretoactivateordeactivateLTE
features.
Before you start
TheeNBmustalreadybecommissioned.TheBTSSiteManagercanbeconnectedto
theeNBeitherlocally,orfromaremotelocation.Forinformationonfeature-specific
prerequisites,seesectionBeforeyoustartofeveryfeature-specificprocedure.

Steps
1

Start the BTSSM application and establish the connection to the eNB.
Fordetails,seeLaunchingBTSSiteManagerinCommissioningFlexiMultiradioBTS
LTEortheBTSSMonlinehelp(sectionInstructions).

Upload the configuration plan file from the eNB.


WhentheBTSSMisconnectedtotheeNB,itautomaticallyuploadsthecurrent
configurationplanfilefromtheeNB.
a) SelectViewCommissioningorclickCommissioningontheViewbar.
b) TheBTS Sitecheckbox,locatedintheTargetsection,isselectedbydefault.
Thisistherecommendedsetting.
c) Choosethecommissioningtype.UsetheTemplate,Manual,or
ReconfigurationoptiondependingontheactualstateoftheeNB.
Fordetails,seeManualcommissioning,Performingtemplatecommissioning,and
PerformingreconfigurationcommissioninginCommissioningFlexiMultiradioBTS
LTE.

Modify the feature-specific eNB configuration settings.


Thefeature-relatedsettingsarefoundinthesetofCommissioningpages.Inthetop
right-handcorneroftheBTSSMwindow,thereisalocationbarthatshowsatwhich
stageoftheCommissioningprocesstheuseris.Itisrecommendedthattheuser
carefullyreadsthepagescontainingfulleNBconfigurationinformation.

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ActivatinganddeactivatingLTEfeaturesusingBTSSite
Manager

Send the commissioning plan file to the eNB.


Sub-steps
a) Go to the Send Parameters page.
b) In section Send, choose whether the BTSSM should send to the eNB only
the changed parameters: Only changes (may require reset), or a whole set
of parameters: All parameters (requires reset).
c) Click the Send Parameters button.

The new commissioning plan file is automatically activated in the eNB.


Sub-steps
a) After successful transmission of the parameters, the new configuration is
automatically activated.
TheBTSSMautomaticallysendsanactivationcommandafterfinishingthefile
download.

b) If the configuration changes require restart, the eNB performs the restart
now.

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Note: Forinformationonpossiblerestarts,seesectionBeforeyoustartofevery
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3 Descriptions of radio resource management


and telecom features
3.1 LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds
3.1.1 Description of LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureintroducesdedicatedhandover
(HO)thresholdsthatareusedwhenaUEhasaQCI1beareractive.
Benefits
End-user benefits
BetterradiofrequencycoverageforVoLTEusersisensured.VoLTEuserscanbe
handedovereitherearlierorlaterthandata-onlyusers.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovides:

differentpointsofactivation/deactivationofinter-frequency/inter-RATmeasurements
(A1/A2event)
differentpointsoftriggeringoftheinter-frequency/inter-RAThandover(A3/A5/B2
event)

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table1
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheoperatorcanconfigurededicatedthresholdsforaUEthathasaQCI1bearer
(VoLTEcall)established.
Table2:NewdedicatedthresholdsintroducedwiththeLTE64:Service-basedHandover
Thresholdsfeatureshowswhichofthenewmeasurementsareactiveinparticular
handovers.

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Descriptionsofradioresourcemanagementand
telecomfeatures

NewdedicatedthresholdsintroducedwiththeLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholdsfeature
HO

Measurement type

inter-frequencyintra- A1tostopinter-frequencyHO
LTE
measurements
A2tostartinter-frequencyHO
measurements
A3forinter-frequencyHOmeasurements
(bettercell)

New dedicated threshold for


HO measurement
A1_QCI1
A2_QCI1_IF
A3_QCI1_IF
A5_QCI1_IF

A5forinter-frequencyHOmeasurements
(coverage)
SRVCCLTEto
WCDMA

A1tostopSRVCCmeasurements

A1_QCI1

B2forSRVCCmeasurements

B2_QCI1_WCDMA

SRVCCLTEto
GERAN

A1tostopSRVCCmeasurements

A1_QCI1

B2forSRVCCmeasurements

B2_QCI1_GERAN

SRVCCLTEto
1xRTT

A1tostopSRVCCmeasurements

A1_QCI1

A2tostartSRVCCmeasurements

A2_QCI1_C2K

ForotherdedicatedHOthresholds,seetheLTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsfor
SRVCC,LTE1198:RSRQTriggeredMobility,andLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
featuredescriptions.
ThethresholdsintroducedwiththeLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeature
areasfollows:

dedicatedVoLTEA2thresholdtostartLTEinter-frequencymeasurements
dedicatedVoLTEA2thresholdstostartSRVCCto1xRTTmeasurements
dedicatedVoLTEA1thresholdtostopinter-frequencyorSRVCCmeasurements
dedicatedA3/A5measurementsettingpertargetfrequencylayerforinter-frequency
HO
dedicatedB2measurement(GSM,UTRAN)settingpertargetfrequencylayer

TheA1/A2/A3/A5/B2measurementconfigurationsareupdatedwiththe
establishment/removalofaQCI1bearer.TheusageofseparateQCI1thresholdsis
optional.ThismeansthatiftheLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureis
activated,andavalueforathresholdforQCI1isgiven,thenthisthresholdwillbeused.
Ifnosuchseparatethresholdisgiven,thenalegacythresholdisusedinstead.The
operatorisfreetousetheseparateQCI1thresholdsforeachthresholdwhichis
supported.
UpontheestablishmentofaQCI1bearer,allthresholdsareexchangedbythe
configuredQCI1values.TheeNBalwaysstoresthelastreportedRSRPvalueoftheUE
andusesthisattheQCI1establishment/releasetoselect(andconfigure)thecorrect

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thresholds.Thisisdoneasthresholdsmayhavetobechangedand,therefore,another
setofconfiguredthresholdsmightbeneededbasedonthelastreportedRSRPvalue
(whichisstoredintheeNB).
Disabling A2-based redirect for VoLTE calls
TheLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureintroducesanO&Mparameter
todisableanA2-basedredirectwhenaUEhasaQCI1bearerestablished.Whenthis
parameterissettodisabled,andthefirstQCI1bearerisestablishedfortheUE,both
RSRP-andRSRQ-basedA2-redirectmeasurements(ifconfigured)willbeeither
deactivatedornotactivated.Themeasurementswillbere-activatedwhentheUEhasno
longeranyQCI1bearer.Whenthisparameterissettoenabled,thentheA2-based
redirectconfigurationwillnotchangeincaseofaQCI1bearerestablishment/release.
DisablingtheA2-basedredirectwhenaUEhasaQCI1bearerisnotcontrolledbythe
LTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureflag.Thisfeatureflagcontrolsthe
usageofdedicatedthresholdsonly.
System impact
Interdependencies between features

LTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsforSRVCC
TheactServBasedMobThrfeatureflagissharedbytheLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholdsandLTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsforSRVCC
features.
LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice
ThisfeatureimplementssupportforaQCI1bearerandisrequiredforthesupportof
VoLTEcalls.
LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
ThenewA2/A3/A5thresholdsforaninter-frequencyHOareusedonlyifthisfeature
isenabled.
LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
SRVCCtoWCDMAcanbeusedonlyifthisfeatureisenabled.
LTE1060:TDD-FDDHandover
ThisfeatureneedstobeenabledtogetherwiththeLTE64:Service-basedHandover
ThresholdsfeatureifanFDD-TDDhandoverisneededforVoLTEcalls.
LTE1198:RSRQTriggeredMobility
WhentheA2-RSRQmobilityeventisreceived,iftheO&MflagforA2-redirectfor
QCI1isdisabled,andaUEhasaQCI1bearer,theA2-RSRQ-redirectmeasurement
willnotbeactivated.
LTE423:RRCConnectionReleasewithRedirect
IftheO&MflagforA2-redirectforQCI1isdisabled,andaUEhasaQCI1bearer,the
A2-RSRPmeasurementforredirectionwillnotbeactivated.
LTE1407:RSRQ-basedRedirect
IftheO&MflagforA2-redirectforQCI1isdisabled,andaUEhasaQCI1bearer,the
A2-RSRQmeasurementforredirectionwillnotbeactivated.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.

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Impact on system performance and capacity


TheLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureimprovesSRVCCandVoLTE
calldropratebydecreasingVoLTEcoverageviaearlierstartofinter-frequencyandinterRATmeasurementsandspecificHOthresholdsforVoLTEleadingtoearlierhandovers.
ThisdependsonhowtheHOthresholdsareset.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table3:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table3

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8021C37

Inter-frequencyhandover
8021-LTEHandover(WBTS)
attemptsforUEswithQCI1
(A3/A5radiorelatedhandovers
only)

M8021C38

Successfulinter-frequency
handovercompletionsforUEs
withQCI1(A3/A5radiorelated
handoversonly)

8021-LTEHandover(WBTS)

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table4

Newparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

RSRPthreshold2For
CDMA2000during
QCI1

threshold2C2kQci1

LNCEL

threshold2C2kConfig

A2basedredirectfor
VoLTEcalls

a2RedirectQci1

LNCEL

ThresholdTh2
InterFreqforRSRP
duringQCI1

threshold2InterFreqQc LNCEL
i1

ThresholdTh2afor
RSRPDuringQCI1

threshold2aQci1

LNCEL

A3OffsetRSRPInter
Frequencyduring
QCI1

a3OffsetRsrpInterFreq
Qci1

LNHOIF

ThresholdTh3For
RSRPinterfrequency
duringQCI1

threshold3InterFreqQc LNHOIF
i1

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ThresholdTh3aFor
RSRPinterfrequency
duringQCI1

threshold3aInterFreqQ LNHOIF
ci1

Threshold1GERAN
forRSRPofserving
cellduringQCI1

b2Threshold1GERAN
Qci1

LNHOG

Threshold2GERAN
b2Threshold2RssiGE
ForRSSIneighborcell RANQci1
duringQCI1

LNHOG

Threshold1UTRAfor
RSRPofservingcell
duringQCI1

b2Threshold1UtraQci1 LNHOW

Threshold2UTRAfor
ecNoneighborcell
duringQCI1

b2Threshold2UtraEcn
0Qci1

LNHOW

Threshold2UTRAfor
RSCPneighborcell
duringQCI1

b2Threshold2UtraRsc
pQci1

LNHOW

Table5:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table5

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Activateservicebased actServBasedMobThr
mobilitythresholds

LNBTS

Threshold2configfor
CDMA2000HRPD
and1xRTT

LNCEL

threshold2C2kConfig

TimetotriggerforA2
a2TimeToTriggerActC2 LNCEL
toactivateCDMA2000 kMeas
measurement

threshold2C2kConfig

Relatedhysteresisof
RSRPthreshold2for
CDMA2000

hysThreshold2C2k

LNCEL

threshold2C2kConfig

RSRPthreshold2for
CDMA2000

threshold2C2k

LNCEL

threshold2C2kConfig

Thresholdth2GERAN threshold2GERANQci
forRSRPduringQCI1 1

LNCEL

Thresholdth2
interFreqforRSRP

threshold2InterFreq

LNCEL

Thresholdth2afor
RSRP

threshold2a

LNCEL

Thresholdth4for
RSRP

threshold4

LNCEL

Thresholdth2
WCDMAforRSRP
duringQCI1

threshold2WcdmaQci1 LNCEL

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Thresholdth2GERAN threshold2GERAN
forRSRP

LNCEL

Thresholdth2
WCDMAforRSRP

LNCEL

threshold2Wcdma

Sales information
Table6

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.1.2 Activating and configuring LTE64: Service-based


Handover Thresholds
Before you start
Table7:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE64:Service-basedHandover
ThresholdsliststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE64:ServicebasedHandoverThresholdsfeature.
Table7

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholds
Parameter

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Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activateservicebasedmobility
thresholds(actServBasedMobThr)

activationflag

no

ThresholdTh2aforRSRPDuring
QCI1(threshold2aQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

ThresholdTh2InterFreqforRSRP
duringQCI1
(threshold2InterFreqQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

RSRPthreshold2ForCDMA2000
duringQCI1(threshold2C2kQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

A3OffsetRSRPInterFrequency
duringQCI1
(a3OffsetRsrpInterFreqQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

ThresholdTh3ForRSRPinter
frequencyduringQCI1
(threshold3InterFreqQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

ThresholdTh3aForRSRPinter
frequencyduringQCI1
(threshold3aInterFreqQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

Threshold1UTRAforRSRPof
servingcellduringQCI1
(b2Threshold1UtraQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

Threshold2UTRAforecNo
neighborcellduringQCI1
(b2Threshold2UtraEcn0Qci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholds(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Threshold2UTRAforRSCP
neighborcellduringQCI1
(b2Threshold2UtraRscpQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

Threshold1GERANforRSRPof
servingcellduringQCI1
(b2Threshold1GERANQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

Threshold2GERANForRSSI
neighborcellduringQCI1
(b2Threshold2RssiGERANQci1)

optionalconfiguration

no

Thefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivated/configuredbeforeactivationoftheLTE64:
Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeature:

LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice
LTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearer
IfSRVCCtoWCDMAisrequired,thentheLTE872:SRVCCtoWCDMAandLTE56:
Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMAfeaturesmustbeenabled,andcorrespondingA2/A1
andB2dedicatedthresholdsmustbeconfigured.
IfSRVCCtoGSMisrequired,thentheLTE873:SRVCCtoGSMfeaturemustbe
enabled,andcorrespondingA2/A1andB2dedicatedthresholdsmustbeconfigured.
IfSRVCCto1xRTTisrequired,thentheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature
mustbeenabled,andcorrespondingA2/A1dedicatedthresholdsmustbe
configured.
Ifinter-frequencyhandoverisrequiredforVoLTEcalls,thentheLTE55:Interfrequencyhandoverfeaturemustbeenabled,andcorrespondingA2/A1andA3/A5
dedicatedthresholdsmustbeconfigured.
TheLTE1060:TDD-FDDHandoverfeatureneedstobeenabledifanFDD/TDD
handoverisneeded.

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate service based mobility
thresholds(actServBasedMobThr)parametervaluetotrue.

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Configure the A1 RSRP dedicated threshold (optional).


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) SettheThreshold Th2a for RSRP During QCI1(threshold2aQci1)
parametervalue.

Note: IftheThreshold th1 for RSRP(threshold1)LNCELparameterhasa


valuehigherthan-140.0,thentheThreshold Th2a for RSRP During
QCI1(threshold2aQci1)parametervalueneedstobelowerthanthevalueofthe
Threshold th1 for RSRP(threshold1)parameter.

Configure the A2 RSRP, A3 RSRP offset, and A5 RSRP threshold1 and


threshold2 dedicated thresholds for inter-frequency (if the LTE55: Interfrequency Handover feature is enabled - optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheThreshold Th2 InterFreq for RSRP during
QCI1(threshold2InterFreqQci1)parametervalueforA2measurement.

Note: TheThreshold Th2 InterFreq for RSRP during


QCI1(threshold2InterFreqQci1)parametervalueneedstobelowerthanor
equaltotheThreshold Th2a for RSRP During QCI1(threshold2aQci1)
LNCELparametervalue.
c) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
d) SelecttheNew LNHOIFobject.
e) FortheLNHOIFobject,settheparametervaluesasfollows:

Neighbor interfrequency LTE cell handover


identifier(lnHoIfId)
Presence antenna port1(interPresAntP)
Measurement bandwidth(measurementBandwidth)
Eutra carrier info(eutraCarrierInfo)
A3measurement:A3 Offset RSRP Inter Frequency during
QCI1(a3OffsetRsrpInterFreqQci1)
A5measurement:Threshold Th3 For RSRP inter frequency
during QCI1(threshold3InterFreqQci1)
A5measurement:Threshold Th3a For RSRP inter frequency
during QCI1(threshold3aInterFreqQci1)

Configure the A2 RSRP, B2 threshold1 RSRP, B2 Ecn0, and B2 RSCP dedicated


thresholds for SRVCC to WCDMA (if the LTE872: SRVCC to WCDMA feature is
enabled - optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheThreshold Th2 WCDMA for RSRP during
QCI1(threshold2WcdmaQci1)parametervalueforA2measurement.

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Note: TheThreshold Th2 WCDMA for RSRP during


QCI1(threshold2WcdmaQci1)parametervalueneedstobelowerthanorequalto
theThreshold Th2a for RSRP During QCI1(threshold2aQci1)LNCEL
parametervalue.
c) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
d) SelecttheNew LNHOWobject.
e) FortheLNHOWobject,settheparametervaluesasfollows:

Neighbor WCDMA BTS cell handover identifier(lnHoWId)


UTRAN carrier frequency(utraCarrierFreq)
B2measurement:Threshold1 UTRA for RSRP of serving cell
during QCI1(b2Threshold1UtraQci1)
B2measurement:Threshold2 UTRA for ecNo neighbor cell
during QCI1(b2Threshold2UtraEcn0Qci1)
B2measurement:Threshold2 UTRA for RSCP neighbor cell
during QCI1(b2Threshold2UtraRscpQci1)
UTRAN carrier frequency(utraCarrierFreq)

Configure the A2 RSRP, B2 threshold1 RSRP, and B2 RSSI dedicated


thresholds for SRVCC to GERAN (if the LTE873: SRVCC to GSM feature is
enabled - optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheThreshold th2 GERAN for RSRP during
QCI1(threshold2GERANQci1)parametervalueforA2measurement.

Note: TheThreshold th2 GERAN for RSRP during


QCI1(threshold2GERANQci1)parametervalueneedstobelowerthanorequalto
theThreshold Th2a for RSRP During QCI1(threshold2aQci1)LNCEL
parametervalue.
c) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
d) SelecttheNew LNHOGobject.
e) FortheLNHOGobject,settheparametervaluesasfollows:

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1. ExpandtheLNHOGobject.
2. FortheARFCN value listobject,settheARFCN value
list(arfcnValueListGERAN)parametervalue.
B2measurement:Threshold1 GERAN for RSRP of serving cell
during QCI1(b2Threshold1GERANQci1)
B2measurement:Threshold2 GERAN For RSSI neighbor cell
during QCI1(b2Threshold2RssiGERANQci1)

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Configure the A2 RSRP dedicated threshold for SRVCC to 1xRTT (if the
LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA feature is enabled) (optional).
a) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
b) SelecttheNew Threshold 2 config for CDMA2000 HRPD and 1xRTTobject(if
notcreated).
c) FortheThreshold 2 config for CDMA2000 HRPD and 1xRTT
parameterstructure,settheRSRP threshold 2 For CDMA2000 during
QCI1(threshold2C2kQci1)parametervalueforA2measurement.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and configuring LTE64: Service based Handover
Thresholds.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsforSRVCCandLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholdsfeaturesareactivated.TheeNBprovidessupportforusing
dedicatedthresholdsforinter-frequencyVoLTEcallhandovers,SRVCCtoWCDMA,
SRVCCtoGERAN,andSRVCCto1xRTT.

3.1.3 Deactivating LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds


Before you start
TheActivate service based mobility
thresholds(actServBasedMobThr)parameterisusedfordeactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcelllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate service based mobility
thresholds(actServBasedMobThr)parametervaluetofalse.

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Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Deactivating LTE64: Service-based Handover Thresholds.

Expected outcome
Bothfeatures,LTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsforSRVCCandLTE64:ServicebasedHandoverThresholds,aredeactivated.TheeNBstopssupportofdedicated
thresholdsforVoLTEinter-frequencyhandoversandforSRVCCto
WCDMA/GERAN/1xRTT.TheeNBuseslegacythresholdsforinter-frequencyhandovers
ofVoLTEcallsandSRVCC.

3.2 LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA


3.2.1 Description of LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA
Introduction to the feature
WiththeLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature,coverageandservice-basedsingle
radiovoicecallcontinuity(SRVCC)fromLTEto1xRTT/CDMAarepossible.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeaturecankeepupVoLTEcallcontinuitySRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAnetwork.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovidesseamlesshandoverforvoiceservicesto1xRTT/CDMAwhen
leavingtheLTEcoverage.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table8
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThefunctionalityisonlyapplicabletoSRVCC-capablemultimodedevicessupporting
bothLTEand1xRTTontherespectivefrequencyband.
Functional description

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Functional overview
TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeatureenablesservicecontinuityofvoice
servicesfromthepacket-switched(PS)tothecircuit-switched(CS)domainwhenaUE
withatleastonevoiceservicebearer(QCI1)changesfromanLTEtoa1xRTTcell.
TheSRVCCcapabilityoftheUEandtheMMEisindicatedbytheMMEwiththeS1AP:
INITIALCONTEXTSETUPREQUESTmessage.Incaseofahandover(HO),thetarget
eNBisinformedeitherbytheMMEviatheS1AP:HandoverRequestmessageorbythe
sourceeNBviatheX2AP:HandoverRequestmessage;seeFigure1:HOmessages.
Figure1

HOmessages

X2AP:HandoverRequest

sourceeNB

S1AP:HandoverRequest

targeteNB

MME

SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA process


TheSRVCCissplitintothreeareas:triggering,preparation,andexecution.
SRVCC trigger

IftheUEhasanEPSbearerwithatleastQCI1established,andtheMMEandUE
areSRVCC-capable,1xSRVCCB2isactivatedinaUE,basedontheairconditions
viamobilityA2.
Onlyonetarget1xRTTcarriercanbemeasuredbyoneUE.
QCI1bearer:

TheeNBsupportstheSRVCCifthereisatleastoneQCI1bearerestablished.If
theQCI1bearerisestablished/releasedduringongoingmeasurement,the
measurementtargetsaremodifiedaccordingto1xSRVCCandHRPDHO
measurements(ifHOtoeHRPDisenabled).
TheeNBsupports1xSRVCCincaseofmultipleQCI1bearers.Anevolved
packetcore(EPC)selectsthebearertoexecutetheSRVCC.

SRVCC preparation

IftheeNBreceivesameasurementreportfromtheUE,itinitiatesaninter-RATHO
bysendingtheRRC:HandoverFromEUTRAPreparationRequestmessagetothe
UE.
TheeNBgetstheRRC:ULHandoverPreparationTransfermessagecontainingthe
1xRTToriginationmessagefromtheUEandsendstheS1AP:UPLINKS1
CDMA2000TUNNELINGmessagewiththeCDMA2000HORequiredIndicationto
theMME.

SRVCC execution

TheMMErespondstotheeNBwiththeS1AP:DOWNLINKS1CDMA2000
TUNNELINGmessageincludingtheCDMA2000HOStatusinformationelement(IE).
TheCDMA2000HOStatusIEindicatesanHOpreparationstatusasfollows:

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asuccessfulHOpreparation:theeNBforwardsthe1xHandoffdirection
messageembeddedintheRRC:MobilityFromEUTRACommandmessagetothe
UE;asaresult,theUEismovedtothe1xRTTarea

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afailedHOpreparation:theeNBsendstheRRC:DLInformationTransferthat
indicatesthefailuretotheUE;asaresult,theUEismaintainedintheEUTRAN
area

System impact
Interdependencies between features

LTE426:SystemTimeBroadcastforSIB8
TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeaturereusestheLTE426:SystemTime
BroadcastforSIB8feature.TheeNBbroadcaststheCDMAsystemtimeinSIB8if
theLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeatureisenabled,andthetimesourceis
available.
LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice
TheLTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoicefeatureisapre-conditionto
establishaVoIPbearer.TheLTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoicefeature
mustbeactivatedtoactivatetheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature.
LTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearers
TheLTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearersfeatureisapre-conditiontoestablisha
VoIPbearer.TheLTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearersfeaturemustbeactivatedto
activatetheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature.
LTE572:IMSEmergencySessions
TosupportanIMSemergencycalloverLTE,theLTE572:IMSEmergencySessions
featureneedstobeenabled.1xSRVCCforemergencycallsissupportedincaseof
anongoingemergencybearerusingQCI1.
LTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobility,LTE486:PLMNIDSelectedMobility
Profiles
TheLTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobilityorLTE486:PLMNIDSelected
MobilityProfilesfeaturemightbeactiveparalleltotheLTE738:SRVCCto
1xRTT/CDMAfeature.MobilityprofilesshallnotbesupportedintheLTE738:SRVCC
to1xRTT/CDMAfeature.
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB),LTE874:CSFBto
CDMA/1xRTTforDualRXUEs
TheLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB),LTE874:CSFB
toCDMA/1xRTTforDualRXUEsandLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeatures
canbeactivatedindependently.TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature
servestheSRVCC-capableUE,whiletheLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbackto
CDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)/LTE874:CSFBtoCDMA/1xRTTforDualRXUEsfeature
servesUEswithouttheSRVCCcapability,butwiththeCSFBcapability.
LTE761:AdvancedTargetCellSelectionandHandoverRetryforIntra-frequency
Handover
AnHRLmightbeusedtoprohibithandovertocdma2000systems,whichneedsto
beconsideredbytheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature.
LTE116:CellBandwidth-3MHz,LTE117:CellBandwidth-1.4MHz
When1.4M/3MHzLTEcellbandwidthisused,theLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
featureshouldbedeactivated.
ThefollowingfeaturesmustbedeactivatedbecauseonlyEUTRANandCDMAtarget
layersaresupportedfortheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature:

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LTE442:NetworkAssistedCellChange
LTE898:TDDInter-RATHandovertoTD-SCDMA
LTE873:SRVCCtoGSM

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LTE908:ANRInter-RATUTRAN-FullyUE-based

LTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholds
TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAandLTE64:Service-basedHandover
Thresholdsfeaturescouldexistinparallel.WhentheLTE64:Service-based
HandoverThresholdsfeatureisdisabled,theLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
feature-definedparameters(A1andA2related)areused.WhentheLTE64:ServicebasedHandoverThresholdsfeatureisenabled,parameterscoveredbytheLTE64:
Service-basedHandoverThresholdsfeatureareapplicable.

Impact on interfaces
ForS1andX2interfaces,theEUTRAcapabilityisnewlysupportedwithfeaturegroup
indicators(FGIs)bit11and24.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table9:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table9

Newcounters
Counter ID

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Counter name

Measurement

M8016C41

InterSystemHandover
attemptsto1xRTTwith
SRVCC

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C36

InterSystemHandover
preparationsto1xRTTwith
SRVCC

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C37

FailedInterSystemHandover
preparationsto1xRTTwith
SRVCCduetoexpirationof
guardingtimer
TUlHoPrepTransfer1xSrvcc

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C38

FailedInterSystemHandover
preparationsto1xRTTwith
SRVCCduetoexpirationof
guardingtimer
TC2KRelocPrep1xSrvcc

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C42

UEcontextreleaseduetoInter 8016-LTEInterSystem
SystemHandoverto1xRTT
Handover(WBTS)
withSRVCC

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Newcounters(Cont.)
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8016C40

SuccessfulInterSystem
Handoverpreparationsto
1xRTTwithSRVCC

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C39

FailedInterSystemHandover
preparationsto1xRTTwith
SRVCCduetoreceivedHO
Failureindicationmessage

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table10

Newparameters

Full name
ActivateSRVCCto
CDMA/1xRTT

Abbreviated name
act1xSrvcc

Managed object

Structure

LNBTS

CDMA2000SRVCCto measConfigSrvccRtt
1xRTTmeasurement
configuration

LNHOX

Threshold1
CDMA2000-1XRTT
forRSRPofserving
cell

LNHOX

measConfigSrvccRtt

LNHOX

measConfigSrvccRtt

Timetotrigger
CDMA2000-1XRTT
measurementreport

b2TimeToTriggerRttMe LNHOX
as

measConfigSrvccRtt

Relatedhysteresisof
CDMA2000-1XRTT
B2Th1andB2Th2

hysB2ThresholdRtt

LNHOX

measConfigSrvccRtt

CDMA20001XRTT
frequencyspecific
offset

offsetFreqRtt

LNHOX

measConfigSrvccRtt

Intervalforperiodical
CDMA2000-1XRTT
measreporting

reportIntervalRtt

LNHOX

measConfigSrvccRtt

Singleradiovoicecall
continuityallowed

srvccAllowed

LNRELX

b2Threshold1Rtt

Threshold2
b2Threshold2PstrRtt
CDMA2000for1XRTT
neighbourcell

Table11:Modifiedparameterslistsparametersmodifiedbythisfeature.

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Modifiedparameters
Pre LTE15A

Full name

Abbreviate
d name

LTE15A and beyond

Managed
object

Structure

CDMA2000
1xRTT
reference
cellid

rttPreregRef LNCEL
CellId

CDMA2000
1xRTT
reference
cellcellID

rttPreregCel LNCEL
lId

CDMA2000
1xRTT
reference
cellmarket
ID

Abbreviate
d name

Structure

LNCEL

rttPreregRef rttCellId
CellId

LNCEL

rttRefCellId

rttPreregMa LNCEL
rketId

rttPreregRef rttMarketId
CellId

LNCEL

rttRefCellId

CDMA2000
1xRTT
reference
cellsector
ID

rttPreregSe
ctorId

rttPreregRef rttSectorId
CellId

LNCEL

rttRefCellId

CDMA2000
1xRTT
reference
cellswitch
number

rttPreregSw LNCEL
No

rttPreregRef rttSwNo
CellId

LNCEL

rttRefCellId

Threshold2 configfor
CDMA2000
HRPDand
1xRTT

LNCEL

rttRefCellId

Managed
object

threshold2C LNCEL
2kConfig

Timeto
a2TimeToTri LNCEL
triggerfor
ggerActHrp
A2to
dMeas
activate
CDMA2000
measureme
nt

a2TimeToTri LNCEL
ggerActC2k
Meas

threshold2C
2kConfig

Related
hysteresis
ofRSRP
threshold2
for
CDMA2000

hysThreshol LNCEL
d2Hrpd

hysThreshol LNCEL
d2C2k

threshold2C
2kConfig

RSRP
threshold2
for
CDMA2000

threshold2H LNCEL
rpd

threshold2C LNCEL
2k

threshold2C
2kConfig

Table12:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.

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Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

CDMA20001xRTT
CSFBregistration
parameters

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDFIM

CDMA20001xRTT
NIDroamer
registrationindicator

foreignNidReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
SIDroamer
registrationindicator

foreignSidReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
homeregistration
indicator

homeReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
multipleNIDstorage
indicator

multiNid

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
multipleSIDstorage
indicator

multiSid

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
networkidentification

nid

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
parameter-change
registrationindicator

paramReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
power-down
registrationindicator

powerDownReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
power-upregistration
indicator

powerUpReg

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
registrationperiod

regPeriod

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
registrationzone

regZone

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
systemidentification

sid

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
numberofregistration
zones

totalZone

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA20001xRTT
zonetimerlength

zoneTimer

CDFIM

csfbRegParam1xRtt

CDMA2000HRPD
neighborcelllist

hrpdNCList

CDFIM

CDMA2000HRPD
frequency

hrpdArfcn

CDFIM

hrpdNCList

CDMA2000HRPD
bandclass

hrpdBdClNcl

CDFIM

hrpdNCList

CDMA2000HRPD
physicalcellidentity

hrpdCellId

CDFIM

hrpdNCList

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Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

CDMA2000HRPD
NCLextension
selector

hrpdExSel

CDFIM

hrpdNCList

CDMA20001xRTT
neighborcelllist

rttNCList

CDFIM

CDMA20001xRTT
frequency

rttArfcn

CDFIM

rttNCList

CDMA20001xRTT
bandclass(NCL)

rttBdClNcl

CDFIM

rttNCList

CDMA20001xRTT
physicalcellidentity

rttCellId

CDFIM

rttNCList

CDMA20001xRTT
NCLextension
selector

rttExSel

CDFIM

rttNCList

Neighbor1xcarrier
frequency

arfcn

LNADJX

Neighbor1xband
class

bandClass

LNADJX

Activate1xCSFB

act1xCsfb

LNBTS

Activatehandover
fromLTEtoWCDMA

actHOtoWcdma

LNBTS

ActivateUE-based
ANRforUTRAN

actUeBasedAnrUtran

LNBTS

ActivateeNACCto
GSM

acteNACCtoGSM

LNBTS

TimetotriggerforA1
todeactivateinter
measurement

a1TimeToTriggerDeact LNCEL
InterMeas

CDMA2000timers

c2KTimers

LNCEL

CDMA20001xRTT
measurementreport
timer

tC2KMeasReport

LNCEL

c2KTimers

CDMA2000relocation
preparationtimer

tC2KRelocPrep

LNCEL

c2KTimers

CDMA2000relocation
executiontimer

tC2kRelocExec

LNCEL

c2KTimers

ULHandover
preparationtransfer
timer

tULHOPrepTransfer

LNCEL

c2KTimers

Randomchallenge
value

rand

LNCEL

CDMA20001xRTT
cellIDinfo

rttCellIdInfo

LNCEL

CDMA20001xRTT
CSFBtype

rttCsfbType

LNCEL

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Systeminformation
schedulinglist

sibSchedulingList

LNCEL

Periodicity

siMessagePeriodicity

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

Repetition

siMessageRepetition

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

SIBtype

siMessageSibType

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

Thresholdth2afor
RSRP

threshold2a

LNCEL

Thresholdth4for
RSRP

threshold4

LNCEL

Threshold1
CDMA2000-HRPDfor
RSRPofservingCell

b2Threshold1Hrpd

LNHOH

CDMA20001XRTT
carrierfrequency

rttCarrierFreq

LNHOX

CDMA20001XRTT
ARFCN

rttArfcn

LNHOX

rttCarrierFreq

CDMA20001XRTT
bandclass

rttBandClass

LNHOX

rttCarrierFreq

Neighbor1xcarrier
frequency

arfcn

LNRELX

Neighbor1xband
class

bandClass

LNRELX

Localtimeoffset

ltmOff

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
mobilityparameters
identifier

xparamId

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
authmodeindicator

auth

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
authmodeindicator
included

authIncluded

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
bandclass

bandClass

XPARAM

Daylightsavingstime
indicator

dayLt

XPARAM

Includedaylight
savingstimeindicator

dayLtIncluded

XPARAM

FPCFCHINITSETPT fpcFchInitSetptRC11
forRC11

XPARAM

FPCFCHINITSETPT fpcFchInitSetptRC12
forRC12

XPARAM

FPCFCHINITSETPT fpcFchInitSetptRC3
forRC3

XPARAM

FPCFCHINITSETPT fpcFchInitSetptRC4
forRC4

XPARAM

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

FPCFCHINITSETPT
forRC5

fpcFchInitSetptRC5

XPARAM

GCSNAL2Acktimer
indicator

gcsnaL2AckTimer

XPARAM

GCSNAsequence
contexttimerindicator

gcsnaSequenceConte
xtTimer

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
homeregistration
included

homeRegIncluded

XPARAM

IMSI11thand12th
digit

imsi11and12

XPARAM

IMSITsupported

imsiTSupported

XPARAM

Leapsecond

lpSec

XPARAM

Leapseconds
included

lpSecIncluded

XPARAM

Localtimeoffset
included

ltmOffIncluded

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
maxnumberofaltSO

maxNumAltSo

XPARAM

Mobilecountrycode

mcc

XPARAM

CDMA20001xRTT
minimumprotocol
revision

minPRev

XPARAM

1xprotocolrevision

pRev

XPARAM

Pilotincrement

pilotInc

XPARAM

Pilotincrement
included

pilotIncIncluded

XPARAM

Preferredmobile
stationidentifiertype

prefMSIDType

XPARAM

Sales information
Table13

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.2.2 Activating and configuring LTE738: SRVCC to


1xRTT/CDMA
Before you start
Table14:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE738:SRVCCto
1xRTT/CDMAliststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE738:
SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature.

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE738:SRVCCto
1xRTT/CDMA
Parameter

48

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivateSRVCCtoCDMA/1xRTT
(act1xSrvcc)

activationflag

no

CDMA2000SRVCCto1xRTT
measurementconfiguration
(measConfigSrvccRtt)parameter
structure

optionalconfiguration

no

Singleradiovoicecallcontinuity
allowed(srvccAllowed),LNRELX

optionalconfiguration

no

CDMA20001XRTTcarrier
frequency(rttCarrierFreq)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Neighbor1xcarrierfrequency
(arfcn)

optionalconfiguration

no

Neighbor1xbandclass
(bandClass)

optionalconfiguration

no

CDMA2000timers(c2KTimers)
parameterstructure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Threshold2configforCDMA2000
HRPDand1xRTT
(threshold2C2kConfig)parameter
structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Randomchallengevalue(rand)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

CDMA20001xRTTcellIDinfo
(rttCellIdInfo)

optionalconfiguration

no

CDMA20001xRTTreferencecell
id(rttRefCellId)parameter
structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

TimetotriggerforA1todeactivate optionalconfiguration
intermeasurement
(a1TimeToTriggerDeactInterMeas)

no

Systeminformationschedulinglist
(sibSchedulingList)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Thresholdth2aforRSRP
(threshold2a)

optionalconfiguration

no

Thresholdth4forRSRP
(threshold4)

optionalconfiguration

no

Localtimeoffset(ltmOff)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

CDMA20001xRTTCSFB
registrationparameters
(csfbRegParam1xRtt)parameter
structure

optionalconfiguration

no

Neighbor1xcarrierfrequency
(arfcn)

optionalconfiguration

no

Neighbor1xbandclass
(bandClass)

optionalconfiguration

no

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ThefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE738:SRVCC
to1xRTT/CDMAfeature:

LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice
LTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearers

ThefollowingfeaturesneedtobedeactivatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE738:
SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeature:

LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE442:NetworkAssistedCellChangetoGSM
LTE873:SRVCCtoGSM
LTE908:ANRInter-RATUTRAN-FullyUE-based

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate SRVCC to CDMA/1xRTT(act1xSrvcc)parameter's
valuetotrue.

Configure the LNHOX parameters.


a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNCELobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNew LNHOXobject.
SettheCDMA2000 1xRTT neighbor cell handover
identifier(lnhoxId)parameter'svalue.
e) Right-clicktheLNHOXobjectandselecttheNew CDMA2000 SRVCC to 1xRTT
measurement configurationparameterstructure.
f) FortheCDMA2000 SRVCC to 1xRTT measurement configurationparameter
structure,settheparametervalues.
g) FortheCDMA2000 1XRTT carrier frequencyparameterstructure,setthe
CDMA2000 1XRTT ARFCN(rttArfcn)andCDMA2000 1XRTT band
class(rttBandClass)parameters'values.

Configure the LNRELX and LNADJX parameters (optional).


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.

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ExpandtheLNCELobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNew LNRELXobject.
FortheLNRELXobject,settheparametervalues.
Forthe1xneighborcellssupporting1xSRVCC,setthesrvccAllowed
LNRELXparameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the LNCEL parameter structures.


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNewNew CDMA2000 timers
parameterstructure.
c) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNewCDMA2000 1xRTT
reference cell idparameterstructure.
d) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNewThreshold 2 config for
CDMA2000 HRPD and 1xRTTparameterstructure.
e) Forthecreatedparameterstructures,settheparametervalues.

Configure the Random challenge value and CDMA2000 1xRTT cell ID


info LNCEL parameters.
a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) SettheRandom challenge value(rand)andCDMA2000 1xRTT cell
ID info(rttCellIdInfo)parameters'values.

Configure the other LNCEL parameters (optional).


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) Settheparametervalues.

Configure the XPARAM parameters.


a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNCELobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNew XPARAMobject.
FortheXPARAMobject,setalltheparameters'values.

Configure the SIB8.


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) ExpandtheLNCELobject.

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c) FortheSystem information scheduling


list(sibSchedulingList)parameterstructure,addSIB8.

10 Configure the CDMA2000 1xRTT CSFB registration parameters


parameters' structure.
a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselecttheNew CDFIMobject.
c) Right-clicktheCDFIMobjectandselecttheNew CDMA2000 1xRTT CSFB
registration parameters.
d) Fortheselectedstructure,settheparametervalues.

11 Configure the Network synchronization mode BTSSCL parameter.


a) Right-clicktheMRBTSobject.
b) SelecttheNewBTSSCLobject.
c) SettheNetwork synchronization mode(btsSyncMode)parameter's
valuetoequalthePhaseSync.

12 Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeatureisactivated.

3.2.3 Deactivating LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA


Before you start
TheActivate SRVCC to CDMA/1xRTT(act1xSrvcc)parameterisusedfor
deactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcelllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE738: SRVCC to 1xRTT/CDMA feature.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.

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b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
d) SettheActivate SRVCC to CDMA/1xRTT(act1xSrvcc)parameter's
valuetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMAfeatureisdeactivated.

3.3 LTE825: Uplink Outer Region Scheduling


3.3.1 Description of LTE825: Uplink Outer Region Scheduling
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureincreasesthenumberofphysical
resourceblocks(PRBs)availablefordataallocationinuplink(UL).Forthispurpose,this
featureallowsusingtheblankedouterregionforthephysicaluplinksharedchannel
(PUSCH).Inaddition,itenablestheschedulingofthephysicalrandomaccesschannel
(PRACH)intheouterregion.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovides:

PRBsinoneoftheblankedphysicaluplinkcontrolchannel(PUCCH)regionsfor
PUSCHandPRACH
moreefficientexploitationoftheavailableULspectrum
theRANconfigurationflexibilityandsimplicity

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table15
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release
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BTS
-

Flexi Multiradio
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Controller
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OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8
mandatory

NetAct
NetAct15.5

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheimplementationoftheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureis
inseparablyconnectedwiththeLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidthfeature.Thelatteraims
atreducingtheULbandwidthbelowthenominalsystembandwidth.Thebandwidthis
reducedsymmetricallyonbothedgesoftheULspectrumbyleavingtheoutmostPRBs
unused.Inordertoimprovethefeature'sfunctionality(forexample,toreducetheUL
bandwidthinanasymmetricalwayortoenableanautomaticSRSconfiguration),the
LTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureenhancesitspreviouscounterpart;
therefore,itcanbeperceivedasanadditiontothealreadyexistingone.
TheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureissupportedby>3MHzsystem
bandwidths.ItenablestheeNBtoallocatethePUSCHandPRACHresourcesinone
blankedPUCCHedge.ThesetofPUSCHPRBsintheblankedPUCCHedgeiscalled
anouterPUSCHregion.Theminimumrecommendedouterregion'ssizeisthreePRBs.
ThePRACHcanbeplacedintheouterPUSCHregionwhensixormoreconsecutive
PRBsareavailable.ItensuresthattheRANconfigurationismoreflexibile.
Inaddition,thisfeatureenablestheeNBtoutilizeadditionalULresourcesforthe
PUSCHscheduling(seeFigure2:ThecomparisonofLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidth
andLTE825:ULOuterRegionSchedulingfeatures).Thisfeatureprovidesamethodfor
settingupthePUSCHandPRACHintheblankednon-disturbedouterULspectrum,and
allowstheallocationofunusedPRBsfortheouterregionscheduling.AnO&M
parameterdefineswhichoneoftheouterregionsispermittedforPUSCHscheduling
andwhichoneofthetwoblankedPUCCHregionsisadded.
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Nominalsystem
bandwith

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LTE786:Flexible
UL Bandwidth

LTE825:UL Outer
RegionScheduling

blanked

PUSCH
(outerregion)

PUCCH

PUCCH

PUSCH
and
PRACH

PUSCH
(innerregion)

PUCCH

PUCCH

blanked

blanked

PUCCH

PUSCH
and
PRACH

PUCCH

toavoidinterference
bothbandedgesblanked

PRACH
(eitheror)

activationinoneouterregion
asymmetricalbandwidth
reductionpossible

DependingonthenumberofPRBswhichareassignedtotheinnerPUSCHregion,the
eNBselectsapropersoundingreferencesignal(SRS)configuration.TheSRS
configurationisselectedoutofasetofpredefinedSRSconfigurations.Theselected
SRSconfigurationisonewiththelargestSRSbandwidththatdoesnotoverlaptheouter
PUSCHregionortheblankedPUCCHedges.Instead,itcanoverlaptheusedPUCCH
PRBs.ThismethodsimplifiestheRANconfiguration.Fortheconfigurationoftheouter
schedulingregion,thesameRRMalgorithmsforpowercontrol(OLPC,CLPC,or
IawPC),linkadaptation(slowAMC,eULA,orfULAfULAwithoutthesupportofSRSin
theouterregion),andthesameschedulingalgorithms(CUS,IAS,orCASCASwithout
thesupportofSRSintheouterregion)areapplied.
Automatic SRS configuration
IntheLTE825:ULOuterRegionSchedulingfeature,thesoundingconfigurationis
chosenautomatically,dependingonthenumberofPUSCHPRBsassignedtotheinner
schedulingregion.TheeNBselectstheSRSconfigurationfromasetofpredefined
configurationsinsuchawaythatthesoundingintheblankedPUCCH,orratherinthe
outerPUSCHregion,isprevented.ItalsocoverstheinnerPUSCHregionasmuchas
possible.ThecoexistenceofsoundingresourcesandPUCCHisallowed.Theautomatic
SRSconfigurationisdoneeveniftheLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidthandLTE825:UL
OuterRegionSchedulingfeaturesaredeactivated.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Thereareinterdependenciesbetweenthefollowingfeatures:

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ThesizeoftheblankedouterregionwhichcanbeutilizedforPUSCHandPRACHis
definedbytheLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidthfeature.Thesizeoftheconfigured
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Impact on interfaces
TheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureimpactstheUuinterfaceinsucha
waythatasecondPUSCHregionisadditionallyassignedtothealreadyexistingPUSCH
regionaroundthecentralfrequency.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimpactssystemperformanceandcapacityasfollows:

TheRAN-levelsystemcapacityincreasesindirectproportiontothenumberof
PUSCHPRBswhichareassignedtotheULouterregionschedulingarea.
TheaverageULcellthroughputincreases(comparedtotheLTE786:FlexibleUL
Bandwidthfeatureusedaloneforthecell)byaddingthePRBsintheouterPUSCH
region.
Note: Fora20-Mhzbandwithblankedwithtworegionsof5Mhz,theaverage
throughputandcapacityapproximatethoseofa10-Mhzcell(thisiswithoutthe
LTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeature).Withthisfeature,itispossibleto
gainoneofthe5-Mhzblankedregionsand,asaresult,obtainaroughly15-Mhzcell.

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table16:Modifiedcounterslistscountersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table16

Modifiedcounters
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Measurement

M8011C50

PRBusedPUSCH

LTECellResource

M8011C22

ULPRButilizationperTTIMin

LTECellResource

M8011C23

ULPRButilizationperTTIMax LTECellResource

M8011C24

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Mean

LTECellResource

M8011C12

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level1

LTECellResource

M8011C13

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level2

LTECellResource

M8011C14

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level3

LTECellResource

M8011C15

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level4

LTECellResource

M8011C16

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level5

LTECellResource

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Counter ID

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Counter name

Measurement

M8011C17

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level6

LTECellResource

M8011C18

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level7

LTECellResource

M8011C19

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level8

LTECellResource

M8011C20

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level9

LTECellResource

M8011C21

ULPRButilizationperTTI
Level10

LTECellResource

M8005C231

Minimumofcell-wideRSSIon
PUSCH

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C232

Maximumofcell-wideRSSIon LTEPowerandQualityUL
PUSCH

M8005C233

Meanofcell-wideRSSIon
PUSCH

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C234

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level1

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C235

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level2

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C236

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level3

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C237

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level4

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C238

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level5

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C239

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level6

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C240

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level7

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C241

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level8

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C242

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level9

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C243

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level10

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C244

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level11

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C245

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level12

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C246

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level13

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C247

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level14

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Counter name

Measurement

M8005C248

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level15

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C249

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level16

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C250

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level17

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C251

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level18

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C252

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level19

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C253

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level20

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C254

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level21

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C255

Cell-wideRSSIonPUSCH
level22

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C281

Minimumofcell-wideSINRon
PUSCH

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C282

Maximumofcell-wideSINRon LTEPowerandQualityUL
PUSCH

M8005C283

Meanofcell-wideSINRon
PUSCH

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C284

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level1

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C285

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level2

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C286

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level3

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C287

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level4

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C288

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level5

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C289

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level6

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C290

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level7

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C291

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level8

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C292

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level9

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C293

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level10

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C294

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level11

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Modifiedcounters(Cont.)
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8005C295

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level12

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C296

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level13

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C297

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level14

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C298

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level15

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C299

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level16

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C300

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level17

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C301

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level18

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C302

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level19

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C303

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level20

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C304

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level21

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8005C305

Cell-wideSINRonPUSCH
level22

LTEPowerandQualityUL

M8011C47

PRBusedULtotal

LTECellResource

M8011C49

PRBusedPUCCH

LTECellResource

M8011C50

PRBusedPUSCH

LTECellResource

M8011C51

PRBusedDLtotal

LTECellResource

M8011C54

PRBusedPDSCH

LTECellResource

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table17:Newparameterslistsnewparametersintroducedbythisfeature.
Table17

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

TargetULouter
schedulingregion

selectOuterPuschRegi LNCEL
on

SRSfeature
activation/deactivation

srsActivation

LNCEL

Table18:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.

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Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivatePUSCH
masking

actPuschMask

LNCEL

Activateuplinklink
adaptation

actUlLnkAdp

LNCEL

BlankedPUCCH
resources

blankedPucch

LNCEL

PRACHfrequency
offset

prachFreqOff

LNCEL

PoweroffsetforSRS
transmissionpower
calculation

srsPwrOffset

LNCEL

Uplinkchannel
bandwidth

ulChBw

LNCEL

Schedulingmethodof
theULscheduler

ulsSchedMethod

LNCEL

Sales information
Table19

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.3.2 Activating and configuring LTE825: Uplink Outer Region


Scheduling
Before you start
Table20:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE825:UplinkOuterRegion
SchedulinglistsparametersusedfortheactivationandconfigurationoftheLTE825:
UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeature.
Table20

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE825:UplinkOuter
RegionScheduling
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

TargetULouterschedulingregion
(selectOuterPuschRegion)

activationflag

restart

BlankedPUCCHresources
(blankedPucch)

mandatoryconfiguration

objectlocking

PRACHfrequencyoffset
(prachFreqOff)

mandatoryconfiguration

restart

PUCCHbandwidthforCQI
(nCqiRb)

mandatoryconfiguration

objectlocking

TheLTE786:FlexibleULBandwidthfeatureneedstobeactivatedandconfiguredbefore
activatingtheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeature.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the PUCCH bandwidth for CQI (nCqiRb) parameter.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
ConfigurethePUCCH bandwidth for CQI(nCqiRb)parameter.

Configure the Blanked PUCCH resources (blankedPucch) parameter.


a) ExpandtheLNCELobject.
b) SettheBlanked PUCCH resources(blankedPucch)parametertothe
followingvalues:

g
4

12orhigherforPRACHschedulingintheouterschedulingregion
6orhigherforPUSCHschedulingintheouterschedulingregion
Note: PUSCHschedulingisalsopermittedincaseBlanked PUCCH
resources(blankedPucch)=12

Activate the LTE825: Uplink Outer Region Scheduling feature.


a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheTarget UL outer scheduling
region(selectOuterPuschRegion)parameter'svaluetoUpperEdgeor
LowerEdge.

Note: Target UL outer scheduling region(selectOuterPuschRegion)


canonlybesettoUpperEdgeorLowerEdgeifUplink channel
bandwith(ulChBw)ishigherorequalto5MHz.

Set the PRACH frequency offset (prachFreqOff) parameter's value (if


the LNCEL Target UL outer scheduling
region (selectOuterPuschRegion) parameter is set to LowerEdge and the
LNCEL Blanked PUCCH resources (blankedPucch) parameter is higher or
equal 12).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.

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b) SetthePRACH frequency offset(prachFreqOff)parameter'svalue.

Note: PRACHhastobeplacedeitherintheouterPUSCHregionorintheinnerregion
ataplacewherethecalculationruleisspecified.Thepermittedrangefor
PRACH frequency offset(prachFreqOff)isproducedbyacalculationformula:

fromthelowerlimit:0totheupperlimit:roundup(Blanked PUCCH
resources(blankedPucch)/2-6,and
fromthelowerlimit:roundup(LNCELMaximum PUCCH resource
size(MaxPucchResourceSize)+(blankedPucch)/2)totheupperlimit:
LNCELUplink channel bandwith(ulChBw)(inPRBs)-6-roundup
(MaxPucchResourceSize+blankedPucch)/2)

Theaboveparametersmustbeconfiguredsothatthelowerlimitisalwaysbelowor
equaltotheupperlimitofthepermittedrange.ThisisnotenforcedbytheSWbut
needstobefollowedduringtheconfiguration.

Note: LNCELMaximum PUCCH resource size(MaxPucchResourceSize)isa


calculatedvaluethatiscomputedbymeansofotherO&Mparameters.
MaxPucchResourceSizeisutilizedtodeterminethecorrectoffsetallocationofthe
PRACHresourcesandtoverifythatthemaximalallowednumberofPUCCHresources
perBWisnotexceeded.MaxPucchResourceSizeisproducedbyacalculation
formula:

MaxPucchResourceSize=nCqiRb+roundup{[((rounddown
(((maxNrSymPdcch*12-X)*dlChBw-roundup(phichRes*(dlChBw/8))*1216)/36))+n1PucchAn-pucchNAnCs*3/deltaPucchShift)
*deltaPucchShift]/(3*12)}+roundup(pucchNAnCs/8)blankedPucch,
where:

X=4,whenmaxNrSymPdcch=1ordlMimoModesettoSingleTX,TXDiv,
Dynamic Open Loop MIMOorClosed Loop Mimo
X=8,whenmaxNrSymPdcch>1anddlMimoModesetto4-way TXDivor
Closed Loop MIMO (4x2)

Set the PRACH frequency offset (prachFreqOff) parameter's value (if


the LNCEL Target UL outer scheduling
region (selectOuterPuschRegion) parameter is set to UpperEdge and the
LNCEL Blanked PUCCH resources (blankedPucch) parameter is higher or
equal 12).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SetthePRACH frequency offset(prachFreqOff)parameter'svalue.

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Note: PRACHhastobeplacedeitherinouterPUSCHregionorintheinnerregionata
placewherethecalculationruleisspecified.Thepermittedrangefor
LNCEL: PRACH frequency offset(prachFreqOff)isproducedbya
calculationformula:

fromthelowerlimit:roundup(LNCEL: Maximum PUCCH resource


size(MaxPucchResourceSize)+LNCEL: Blanked PUCCH
resources(blankedPucch)/2)totheupperlimit:
LNCEL: Uplink channel bandwith(ulChBw)inPRBs-6-roundup
(MaxPucchResourceSize+blankedPucch)/2,and
fromthelowerlimit:LNCEL: Uplink channel bandwith(ulChBw)inPRBsroundup(blankedPuccch/2)totheupperlimit:ulChBw(inPRBs)-6

Theaboveparametersmustbeconfiguredsothatthelowerlimitisalwaysbelowor
equaltotheupperlimitofthepermittedrange.ThisisnotenforcedbytheSWbut
needstobefollowedduringtheconfiguration.

Note: LNCELMaximum PUCCH resource size(MaxPucchResourceSize)isa


calculatedvaluethatiscomputedbymeansofotherO&Mparameters.
MaxPucchResourceSizeisutilizedtodeterminethecorrectoffsetallocationofthe
PRACHresourcesandtoverifythatthemaximalallowednumberofPUCCHresources
perBWisnotexceeded.MaxPucchResourceSizeisproducedbyacalculation
formula:

MaxPucchResourceSize=nCqiRb+roundup{[((rounddown
(((maxNrSymPdcch*12X)*dlChBw-roundup(phichRes*(dlChBw/8))*1216)/36))+n1PucchAn-pucchNAnCs*3/deltaPucchShift)
*deltaPucchShift]/(3*12)}+roundup(pucchNAnCs/8)-blankedPucch,
where:

X=4,whenmaxNrSymPdcch=1ordlMimoModesettoSingleTX,TXDiv,
Dynamic Open Loop MIMOorClosed Loop Mimo
X=8,whenmaxNrSymPdcch>1anddlMimoModesetto4-way TXDivor
Closed Loop MIMO (4x2)

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureisactivated;PUSCHandPRACH
schedulingintheouterschedulingareaispossible.

3.3.3 Deactivating LTE825: Uplink Outer Region Scheduling


Before you start
TheTarget UL outer scheduling region(selectOuterPuschRegion)
parameterisusedfordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresaneNB
restart.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the Target UL outer scheduling


region (selectOuterPuschRegion) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SettheTarget UL outer scheduling
region(selectOuterPuschRegion)parameter'svaluetonone.

WiththedeactivationoftheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeature,the
outerPUSCHregionnolongerexists;PRACHisthensetupinaninnerPUSCH
region.InthatcasePRACH frequency offset(prachFreqOff)parameter
needstobereconfiguredaccordingly.

Note: IfselectOuterPuschRegionisconfiguredtoNoneorblankedPucchis
lessthan12,thenthepermittedrangeforprachFreqOffisproducedbyacalculation
formula:

fromthelowerlimit:roundupLNCEL: Maximum PUCCH resource


size(MaxPucchResourceSize)+LNCEL: Blanked PUCCH
resources(blankedPucch)/2)totheupperlimit:
LNCEL: Uplink channel bandwith(ulChBw)(inPRBs)-6-roundup
LNCEL: Maximum PUCCH resource size(MaxPucchResourceSize)+
LNCEL: Blanked PUCCH resources(blankedPucch)/2)

Theaboveparametersmustbeconfiguredsothatthelowerlimitisalwaysbelowor
equaltotheupperlimitofthepermittedrange.ThisisnotenforcedbytheSWbut
needstobefollowedduringtheconfiguration.

Expected outcome
TheLTE825:UplinkOuterRegionSchedulingfeatureisdeactivated.

3.4 LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID Location Service


3.4.1 Description of LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID Location Service
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureimproveslocationreportingby
introducingenhancedcellIDreporting(E-CID)totheE-ServingMobileLocationCenter
(E-SMLC).
Benefits

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End-user benefits
Thisfeature:

enablesdeterminingUEpositionincaseofemergencycalls
enablesusingapplicationsrequestingUEpositioning(forexamplemaps,etc.)

Operator benefits
Thisfeatureallowstheoperatortoturnthelocationservicesinacellonandoff.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table21
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

FL15A

UE
3GPPR9

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Note: ForTimingadvance(TA)type1,aUEshouldsupporttheUERx-Txtime
differencemeasurementcapability.
Additional hardware requirements
Providingtheoperator'snetworkcontainsamobilitymanagemententity(MME)andESMLCprovidedbyothervendors,itisassumedthatthesenetworkelementssupportthe
LPPamessagingforE-CIDbeforetheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationService
featureisdeployed.ItisalsoassumedthatanytimersontheMMEandE-SMLC(that
arepreventingmessageresponsetimeouts)canbeadjustedastheyareneededto
ensuresuccessfulinter-operabilitywithNokiaaneNB.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureintroducesenhancedcellID(ECID)locationservices.
Thelocationserviceisperformedintwosteps:
1. TheUEispositionedbasedonitsservingcell'sID.
2. TheUEispositionedmoreaccuratelyinsideasinglecell,usingoneofthefollowing
fourmethods:

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Timingadvancetype2
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Inalocationmeasurementprocedure,informationaboutthepositionofaUEis
transmittedfromaneNodeBtoE-SMLCintheLTEPositioningProtocolA(LPPa)LPPA:
E-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONRESPONSEmessage,whichisencapsulated
withintheS1AP:UPLINKUEASSOCIATEDLPPATRANSPORTmessage.
Onlyon-demandmeasurementsaresupportedbyaneNB.TheeNBcanperform
multiplemeasurementssimultaneously.
ProvidingameasurementrequestisreceivedbyaneNBwhileperformingahandoverof
aUE,thefailureresponseissentbacktotheE-SMLC.
WhenemployingtheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureincellswith
spatiallyseparatedantennas(forexampleasupercell),themeasurementsprovidedby
LTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicecannotbereferencedtoasingleantennaas
theydonothaveawell-definedreferencepoint.WhethertousetheLTE951:Enhanced
CellIDLocationServicefeaturewithseparatedantennasandanunclearreferencepoint
isleftfortheoperatortodecide.
Whendeployingthefeature,therearetwoscenariosforanoperatortoconsider:

nottoconfigureanE-UTRANaccesspointinformationintheeNodeB.TheeNodeB
willthennotreporttheE-UTRANaccesspointinformationtotheE-SMLC,anditis
assumedthattheE-SMLCwillcopewiththis(theE-UTRANaccesspointinformation
element(IE)isoptionalintheE-CIDmeasurementresult).
definetheE-UTRANaccesspointpositionasageographicalmeanvalueofthe
antennapositions(logicalantennaposition).UsetheuncertaintyAltitude,
uncertaintySemiMajor,anduncertaintySemiMinorattributesofthe
eutranAccessPointPositionconfigurationparametertoexpressthe
geographicalinaccuracyofthislogicalantennaposition.

Measurement types
Timing advance type 2 (TA type 2)
ThismeasurementisperformedbyaneNBanddescribesthetimedifferencebetween
thereceptionofanuplinkradioframe#icontainingPRACHandthetransmisionaof
downlinkradioframe#i.Fordetails,see3GPPTS36.214.
ThereferencepointusedbyaneNBtoperformthemeasurementsistheantenna
connector.
Timing advance type 1 (TA type 1)
Thisapproachmeasuresthefollowingtwotimingdifferences:

thetimedifferencebetweenthereceptionofadownlinkradioframe#iandthe
transmissionofacorrespondinguplinkradioframe#i,measuredbytheUE(UERxTxtimedifference)
thetimedifferencebetweenthereceptionofanuplinkradioframe#iandthe
transmissionofadownlinkradioframe#iattheeNB(eNBRx-Txtimedifference)

ThemeasurementisconductedonlyafteranE-SMLCrequest.Afterreceivingsucha
request,aneNBinstructsaUEtoperformtheUERx-Txmeasurements.
AfterreceivingaUERx-TxmeasurementfromtheUE,theeNBcomputestheTiming
advancetype1andsendsittotheE-SMLC.
BeforeperformingtheTimingadvancetype1procedure,theE-SMLCverifiestheUE's
capabilitytoperformmeasurementsviaanLPPprotocol.

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ThereferencepointusedbyaneNBtoperformthemeasurementsistheantenna
connector.
Intra-frequency Reference Signal Received Power (RSRP) and/or Reference Signal
Received Quality (RSRQ)
ThesemeasurementsareperformedbyaUEandreportedtoaneNB.Whenarequest
fortheRSRP,orRSRQ,orbothofthemarrivesataneNB,theeNBinitiatesanintrafrequencymeasurementconfigurationattheUEwithareportStrongestCellspurpose.
TheexacttypeofthismeasurementissetbythevalueoftriggerQuantity.Subjecttoa
desiredmeasurement,itsvalueisseteithertoRSRP(incasetheRSRPorboth
measurementsarerequested),orRSRQ(incaseonlythismeasurementisneeded).
TheUEsendsameasurementreporttotheeNodeB,whichinturnsendstheRSRP
and/orRSRQmeasurementstotheE-SMLC,whichcalculatestheUE'sposition.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesareinterrelatedwiththeLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocation
Servicefeature:

LTE433:CellTrace
ThefeatureenablesoperatorstosimultaneouslytraceallUEsthatareinan
RRC_CONNECTEDstateinatargetcell.
LTE644:ConfigurableCellTraceContent
Thefeatureallowsoperatorstoselectamessagetype,basedonwhichtheUEsthat
areinanRRC_CONNECTEDstatearefilteredandtracedinatargetcell.
LTE163:SubscriberandEquipmentTrace
ThefeatureenablesoperatorstotraceaspecificIMSIorIMEI.
LTE782:ANRFullyUE-based
ProvidingtheLTE782:ANRFullyUE-basedandLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocation
Servicefeaturesareenabled,thelocationservicemeasurementrequesttakeshigher
prioritythananANRmeasurement.
LTE1501:MeasurementReport(MR)AdditiontoCellTrace
IftheLTE1501:MeasurementReport(MR)AdditiontoCellTraceandLTE951:
EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeaturesareenabled,thelocationservice
measurementrequesttakeshigherpriorityoverthemeasurementrequestedbythe
LTE1501:MeasurementReport(MR)AdditiontoCellTracefeature.

Impact on interfaces
TheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureaddssupporttotheE-CID
measurementinitiationprocedure.ThisprocedureutilizestheUL/DLLPPamessagesto
conveytheE-CIDmeasurementmessagesbetweenaneNBandE-SMLC.
Thisfeatureimpactsthefollowinginterfaces:

ThefollowingnewmessagesareaddedtoanS1APinterfaceforLPPaPDU
transport:

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S1AP:DOWNLINKUEASSOCIATEDLPPATRANSPORT
S1AP:UPLINKUEASSOCIATEDLPPATRANSPORT

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LPPa:E-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONREQUEST
LPPa:E-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONRESPONSE
LPPa:E-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONFAILURE
LPPa:ERRORINDICATION

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
BTS faults and reported alarms
Measurements and counters
Table22:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table22

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8000C43

NumberofdownlinkUE
LTES1AP
associatedLPPatransport
messageswithE-CID
measurementinitiationrequest
pereNB

M8000C44

NumberofuplinkUE
associatedLPPatransport
messageswithE-CID
measurementinitiation
responsepereNB

LTES1AP

M8000C45

NumberofuplinkUE
associatedLPPatransport
messageswithE-CID
measurementinitiation
responsewithcause
"RequestedItemnot
Supported"pereNB

LTES1AP

M8000C46

NumberofuplinkUE
associatedLPPatransport
messageswithE-CID
measurementinitiation
responsewithcause
"RequestedItemTemporarily
notAvailable"pereNB

LTES1AP

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.

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Parameters
Table23:Newparameterslistsnewparametersintroducedbythisfeature.
Table23

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivateLPPa
enhancedcellID
locationservice

actLPPaEcid

LNBTS

Periodical
measurementsfor
locationservices

perMeasLocServ

LNCEL

Reportinterval
periodicalmeasfor
location

reportIntervalPerLoc

LNCEL

perMeasLocServ

Reportamount
periodicalmeasfor
location

reportAmountPerLoc

LNCEL

perMeasLocServ

Overallsupervision
timerforECID
measurements

ecidMeasSupervisionT LNCEL
imer

Table24:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table24

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

E-UTRANaccesspoint
position

eutranAccessPointPosition

LNCEL

Altitude

altitude

LNCEL

Confidence

confidence

LNCEL

Degreesoflatitude

degreesOfLatitude

LNCEL

Degreesoflongitude

degreesOfLongitude

LNCEL

Directionofaltitude

directionOfAltitude

LNCEL

Latitudesign

latitudeSign

LNCEL

Orientationofmajoraxis

orientationOfMajorAxis

LNCEL

Uncertaintyaltitude

uncertaintyAltitude

LNCEL

Uncertaintysemi-major

uncertaintySemiMajor

LNCEL

Uncertaintysemi-minor

uncertaintySemiMinor

LNCEL

Sales information
Table5:Salesinformationpresentsthesalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table25

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

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3.4.2 Activating and configuring LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID


Location Service
Before you start
Table6presentstheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE951:
EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeature.
Table26

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE951:EnhancedCellID
LocationService
Parameter

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Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activate LPPa enhanced


cell ID location service
(actLPPaEcid)

activationflag

no

E-UTRAN access point


position
(eutranAccessPointPositio
n)

mandatoryincase
geographicalpositionofthe
transmitantennaneedsto
besupported

no

Altitude(altitude)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Confidence(confidence)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Degrees of
latitude(degreesOfLatitu
de)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Direction of
altitude(directionOfAlti
tude)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Latitude
sign(latitudeSign)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Degrees of
longitude(degreesOfLongi
tude)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE951:EnhancedCellID
LocationService(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Orientation of major
axis
(orientationOfMajorAxis)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Uncertainty
altitude(uncertaintyAlti
tude)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Uncertainty semimajor(uncertaintySemiMaj
or)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Uncertainty semiminor(uncertaintySemiMin
or)

MandatoryincasetheEno
UTRAN access point
position
(eutranAccessPointPos
ition)structureis
configured

Overall supervision
mandatoryconfiguration
timer for ECID
measurements
(ecidMeasSupervisionTimer
)

no

Periodical measurements
for location
services(perMeasLocServ)

optionalconfigurationin
caseIntra-frequency
ReferenceSignalReceived
Power(RSRP)and/or
ReferenceSignalReceived
Quality(RSRQ)istobe
supported

no

Report amount periodical


meas for
location(reportAmountPer
Loc)

mandatoryincasethe
Periodical
measurements for
location
services(perMeasLocS
erv)structureisconfigured

no

Report interval
periodical meas for
location
(reportIntervalPerLoc)

mandatoryincasethe
Periodical
measurements for
location
services(perMeasLocS
erv)structureisconfigured

no

TheActivate LPPa enhanced cell ID location


service(actLPPaEcid)LNBTSparameterisusedforactivation.Modificationofthis
parameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnorcelllocking.

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Note: Thefeatureparameters'configurationappliesonlytoforthcomingrequests.It
doesnotaffectanyongoingorqueuedrequestprocedures.TheeNBtakesthe
configurationchangesintoaccountwithoutaffectinganyservice(withoutrestarting).
Procedure
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID Location Service feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate LPPa enhanced cell ID location
service(actLPPaEcid)LNBTSparametervaluetotrue.

Configure the Overall supervision timer for ECID


measurements (ecidMeasSupervisionTimer) LNCEL parameter.
a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) SettheOverall supervision timer for ECID
measurements(ecidMeasSupervisionTimer)LNCELparametertoan
appropriatevalue.

Note: The

Overall supervision timer for ECID


measurements(ecidMeasSupervisionTimer)LNCELparametermustbe
configuredinallLNCELobjectsinoneeNB.

If an eNB is to send the E-UTRAN access point position to E-SMLC, configure


the E-UTRAN access point position (eutranAccessPointPosition)
object (optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectand,fromthedrop-downlist,selectNewEUTRAN access point positionobject.

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Configure the E-UTRAN access point


position (eutranAccessPointPosition) structure.
a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNCELobject.
ExpandtheE-UTRAN access point position.
SelecttheE-UTRAN access point position-1.
Configurethefollowingparameters(mandatory):

FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

Altitude(altitude)
Confidence(confidence)
Degrees of latitude(degreesOfLatitude)
Degrees of longitude(degreesOfLongitude)
Direction of altitude(directionOfAltitude)
Latitude sign(latitudeSign)
Orientation of major axis(orientationOfMajorAxis)
Uncertainty altitude(uncertaintyAltitude)
Uncertainty semi-major(uncertaintySemiMajor)
Uncertainty semi-minor(uncertaintySemiMinor)

To be able to provide the RSRP and/or RSRQ LPPa measurements, configure


the RSRP and RSRQ measurements (optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Right-clicktheLNCELobjectand,fromthedrop-downlist,selectNew
Periodical measurements for location services(perMeasLocServ)object.

Note: Performthefollowingsteponlyifyouexecutedthepreviousstep.

Configure the Periodical measurements for location


services (perMeasLocServ) LNCEL structure.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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ExpandtheLNCELobject.
ExpandthePeriodical measurements for location services.
SelectthePeriodical measurements for location services-1.
Configureparametersinthestructuretorequiredvalues.

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Note: Whenconfiguringthestructure,rememberthatthevalueofthe

Overall supervision timer for ECID


measurements(ecidMeasSupervisionTimer)LNCELparametermustbe
greaterthanReport amount periodical meas for
location(reportAmountPerLoc)multipliedby
Report interval periodical meas for
location(reportIntervalPerLoc).
Youcanstartyourconfigurationwiththefollowingvalues:

Overall supervision timer for ECID


measurements(ecidMeasSupervisionTimer)setto3000 ms.
Report interval periodical meas for
location(reportIntervalPerLoc)setto640 ms.
Report amount periodical meas for
location(reportAmountPerLoc)setto2.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

TheeNBpersistentlystoresallnewandmodifiedconfigurationdata.
TheeNBinformsNetActandBTSSiteManageraboutthechangedconfigurationvia
configurationchangenotifications(CCNs).
TheeNBtakestheconfigurationchangesintoaccountwithoutaffectingtheservice
(withoutrestarting).
TheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureactivationflagissettotrue.
TheeNBreportsE-CIDmeasurementsintheE-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATION
RESPONSEmessagewhenrequestedbytheE-SMLC.TheE-SMLCusestheECIDmeasurementstocalculatetheUE'slocation.

3.4.3 Deactivating LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID Location Service


Before you start
TheActivate LPPa enhanced cell ID location
service(actLPPaEcid)LNBTSparameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationof
thisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnorcelllocking.

Note: Featuredeactivationappliesonlytoforthcomingrequests.Itdoesnotaffectany
ongoingorqueuedrequestprocedures.TheeNBtakestheconfigurationchangesinto
accountwithoutaffectinganyservice(withoutrestarting).
Procedure
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:

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Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE951: Enhanced Cell ID Location Service feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate LPPa enhanced cell ID location
service(actLPPaEcid)LNBTSparameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameter to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

TheeNBdeactivatestheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureforany
upcomingrequests.
TheeNBinformsNetActandBTSSiteManageraboutthechangedconfigurationvia
configurationchangenotifications(CCNs).
TheeNBtakestheconfigurationchangeintoaccountwithoutaffectingtheservice
(withoutrestarting).
TheLTE951:EnhancedCellIDLocationServicefeatureactivationflagissetto
false.
TheeNBwillrespondtoanyE-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONREQUEST
messagewithanE-CIDMEASUREMENTINITIATIONFAILUREmessagewitha
failurecause:RequestedItemnotSupported.

3.5 LTE1117: LTE MBMS


3.5.1 Description of LTE1117: LTE MBMS
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeatureintroducestheMultimediaBroadcastMulticastService
(MBMS),whichisapoint-to-multipointserviceallowingefficientmultimediadeliveryfrom
asinglesourceentitytomultiplerecipients,usingbroadcastservices.TheMBMScanbe
used,forexample,formobileTVandradiobroadcasting.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThegoaloftheMBMSistoprovidetheenduserswithapossibilitytoreceivebroadcasts
(videos)overthecellularnetwork.

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Operator benefits
TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeatureprovidesabasicframeworkataneNodeBtosupport
theMBMS.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table27

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

FDD-LTE15A

Flexi
Multiradio
BTS
-

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR9

Flexi Zone
Micro BTS
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThisfeaturerequiresadditionalhardwarefortheBroadcastMulticastServiceCenter
(BM-SC).BesidestheBM-SC,thisfeaturerequiresadditionallogicalarchitectural
elementssuchastheMBMSGateway(GW).
Functional description
Functional overview
TheFlexiMultiradioBTSsupportstheMBMSbyaddingthemulticell/multicast
coordinatingentity(MCE)totheexistingfunctionality.TheMCEisasoftwareentity
integratedintheeNodeB,anditfollowsadecentralizedMCEarchitecture.TheMCE
takescareofMBMSresourcemanagementandcontrolinformationschedulingacross
cells.
Architecture
ThefigurebelowshowsareferencearchitectureforanMBMSbroadcastmodeinEUTRAN.Thisincludesamulticell/multicastco-ordination(MCE)entitywithintheeNB.
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TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeatureintroducesthefollowinglogicalentitiesinits
architecture:
Broadcast/Multicast Service Center (BM-SC)

MBMSuserserviceprovisioninganddelivery
MBMSbearerserviceauthorizationandinitiation
MBMStransmissionschedulinganddelivery
entrypointforcontentprovider'stransmissions

MBMS gateway

MBMSpacketdeliverytoeNBs
MBMSsessioncontroltowardsE-UTRAN

Multi-cell/multicast coordination entity (MCE)

MBMSadmissioncontrol
MBMSradioresourceallocation

TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeatureintroducesthefollowingcontrolplaneinterfaces:
M2 interface between MCE and eNB

MBMSsessioncontrol(sessionstart/stop/update)
MBMSschedulinginformation
MBMSradioconfigurationdata
theM2interfaceisnotexposedoutsidetheeNBbecauseofthedistributedMCE
architecture

M3 interface between MME and MCE

MBMSsessioncontrol(sessionstart/stop/update)
doesnotconveyradioconfigurationdata
point-to-pointSCTPusedassignalingtransport

Sm interface between MBMS GW and MME

MBMSsessioncontrol(sessionstart/stop/update)
MBMSserviceareacontrol

SGmb interface between BM-SC and MBMS GW

MBMSsessioncontrol(sessionstart/stop/update)
MBMSserviceareacontrol

TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeatureintroducesthefollowingUPinterfaces:
M1 interface between MBMS GW and eNB

IPmulticastusedforuserplanedatadelivery

SGi/SGi-mb interface between BM-SC and PDN/MBMS GW

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MBMS single frequency network (MBSFN)

exactlythesamesignalistransmittedatthesametimefromaclusterofneighboring
cells
energyiscombinedwithoutexperiencinginter-cellinterference

MBMS service area

comprisesoneormoreMBMSserviceareaidentities(MBMSSAIs)
acellmaybelongtooneormoreMBMSSAs

MBSFN synchronization area

AlleNBsaresynchronizedandperformMBSFNtransmissions.
MBSFNsynchronizationareassupportoneormoreMBSFNareas.
Onagivenfrequencylayer,aneNBcanonlybelongtoasingleMBSFN
synchronizationarea.

MBSFN area

agroupofcellswithinanMBSFNsynchronizationareaofanetwork,coordinatedto
achieveanMBSFNtransmission

MBMS Service ID
UniquelyidentifiesMBMSbearerservicewithinapubliclandmobilenetwork(PLMN),
whichidentifiespartoftemporarymobilegroupidentity

allocatedbyBM-SC
providedtotheUEviaserviceannouncement

Temporary mobile group identity


TheTMGIisuniquelyusedbytheUEandBM-SCtoidentifyanMBMSbearer.Itisan
equivalenttoanIPmulticastaddressandAPN

allocatedbyBM-SC
providedtoUEviaserviceannouncement

MBMS user service


MayuseoneormoremulticastservicesatatimewithinMBMSserviceareaboundtoa
userservice.

Asinglebroadcastservicecanonlyhaveonebroadcastsessionatanytimewithin
theMBMSserviceareaboundtothisuserservice.
Abroadcastservicemayconsistofmultiplesuccessivebroadcastsessions.

Session ID
ItisanintegerbroadcastovertheairinMCCH.

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ItisassignedbytheBM-SC,which,togetherwithTMGI,allowstheUEtodistinguish
MBMStransmissions/retransmissionsofaspecificMBMSsession.

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ThisinformationisincludedintheindividualPMCHalongwithotherconfiguration
parameterssenttotheUE.

Figure4

MBMSdefinitions

Protocol architecture
ThesupportofMBMSinLTErequiresnewlogical(MTCH,MCCH),transport(MCH)and
physicalchannels(PMCH).ItalsoextendstheexistingSIB2andSIB3andintroduces
SIB13.

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Limitations

ContentsynchronizationacrosscellsofmultipleeNodeBscanbeonlyguaranteedby
properconfigurationofeacheNodeBsMCE.ThisisensuredbyNetAct.
1.4,3,5MHzarenotsupportedforMBMS
Deployedonasinglefrequencyplaneonly.Consequently,mobilityproceduresfor
MBMSreceptionovermorethanonefrequencywillnotbesupported.
MBSFNAreareservedcellwhichdoesnotperformMBSFNtransmissionisnot
supported.
MBMSServicecountingisnotsupported.

System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeatureshavetobeenabledbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1117:LTE
MBMSfeature:

LTE80:GPSSynchronizationor
LTE891:TimingoverPacketwithPhaseSynchronization
LTE648:SCTPMulti-homing(optional)

ThefollowingfeaturesmustbedisabledbeforetheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeature
activation:

LTE1382:CellResourceGroups
LTE4:RANSharing
LTE125:IPv6forU/C-plane
LTE116:CellBandwidth3MHz
LTE117:CellBandwidth1.4MHz
LTE115:CellBandwidth5MHz
LTE48:HighSpeedUser
LTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharing
LTE1113:eICIC-Macro
LTE1496:eICIC-Micro
LTE819:DLInter-cellInterferenceGeneration
LTE1891:eNodeBPowerSaving-MicroDTX

ThefollowingfeaturesmighthaveanegativeimpactontheLTE1117:LTEMBMS:

LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE442:NetworkassistedcellchangetoGSM
LTE736:CSfallbacktoUTRAN
LTE873:SRVCCtoGSM
LTE872:SRVCCtoWCDMA

ThefollowingfeatureshaveanimpactontheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeature
(interoperationrequired):

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LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz
LTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBs
LTE1910:S1Lock/Unlock
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps
LTE1709:LiquidCell
LTE843:ETWSBroadcast
LTE495:OTDOA(ObservedTimerDifferenceofArrival)
LTE494:CMAS(CommercialMobileAlertSystem)

Management data
Measurements and counters
Thetablebelowlistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table28

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8030C1

Averagenumberofactivated
MBMSsessions

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

M8030C2

MBMSuserdatavolume(eUu
interface)

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

M8030C3

MBMSuserdatavolume(M1
interface)

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

M8030C4

LostMBMSuserdatavolume
(M1interface)

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

M8030C5

DroppedMBMSuserdata
volume1(M1interface)

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

M8030C6

DroppedMBMSuserdata
volume2

8030-LTEMBMS(WBTS)

Parameters
Thetablebelowliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table29

Newparameters

Full name
Activatesupportfor
MBMS

80

Abbreviated name
actMBMS

Managed object

Structure

LNBTS

MBMSneighbourcells mbmsNeighCellConfig LNCEL


configuration
IntraF

Administrativestate

administrativeState

LNM3

LTEMMEM3link
identifier

lnM3Id

LNM3

M3LinkStatus

m3LinkStatus

LNM3

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Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

M3PrimaryIPv4
address

m3ipAddrPrim

LNM3

M3SecondaryIPv4
address

m3ipAddrSec

LNM3

Multi-cellmulticast
coordinationentity
identifier

lnMceId

LNMCE

MCEIdentity

mceId

LNMCE

MCEName

mceName

LNMCE

MBMSServiceArea

mbmsServiceArea

MBSFN

MBMSSYNC
reference

mbmsSyncRef

MBSFN

MBSFNAreaIdentity

mbsfnAreaId

MBSFN

MBSFNdownlink
channelbandwidth

mbsfnDlChBw

MBSFN

MBSFNEARFCN

mbsfnEarfcn

MBSFN

MBMSsingle
frequencynetwork
identifier

mbsfnId

MBSFN

Multicastchannelinfo

mchInfo

MBSFN

SignallingModulation
andcodingscheme

signallingMCS

MBSFN

RequiredMBSFN
subframepattern
share

subfrPShareRequired

MBSFN

Fractionalseconds

fractionalSecs

MBSFN

mbmsSyncRef

Integralseconds

integralSecs

MBSFN

mbmsSyncRef

DataModulationCode dataMCS
Scheme

MBSFN

mchInfo

MBMSSYNCperiod

mbmsSyncPeriod

MBSFN

mchInfo

Multicastchannel
Schedulingperiod

mchSchedulingPeriod

MBSFN

mchInfo

QCI

qci

MBSFN

mchInfo

DeployedMBSFN
subframepattern
share

subfrPShareDeployed

MBSFN

Multicastapplication
identifier

mcAppId

MCAPP

IPv4Multicast
ApplicationType

mcAppType

MCAPP

IPv4MulticastUsed
LinkLayerInterface

usedLinkLayerIf

MCAPP

LTEMBMS

mtMBMS

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name
Cellpowerreduction
forMBMS
transmission

Abbreviated name
cellPwrRedForMBMS

Managed object
LNCEL

Structure
-

Thetablebelowliststheexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table30

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

82

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Carrieraggregation
relationidentifier

caRelId

CAREL

LocalcellresourceID
ofcelltobe
aggregated

lcrId

CAREL

ActivationFlagDual
U-PlaneIpAddresses

actDualUPlaneIpAddre IPNO
ss

ActivationFlag
TransportSeparation
ForRANSharing

actSeparationRanShar IPNO
ing

Activateliquidcell
configuration

actLiquidCell

LNCEL

PRSactivation

actOtdoa

LNCEL

Cellresourcesharing
mode

cellResourceSharingM LNCEL
ode

Cellpowerreduce

dlCellPwrRed

LNCEL

Downlinkchannel
bandwidth

dlChBw

LNCEL

DRXprofile2

drxProfile2

LNCEL

DRXinactivitytimer

drxInactivityT

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXlongcycle

drxLongCycle

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXondurationtimer drxOnDuratT

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXprofilepriority

drxProfilePriority

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXretransmission
timer

drxRetransT

LNCEL

drxProfile2

DRXprofile3

drxProfile3

LNCEL

DRXinactivitytimer

drxInactivityT

LNCEL

drxProfile3

DRXlongcycle

drxLongCycle

LNCEL

drxProfile3

DRXondurationtimer drxOnDuratT

LNCEL

drxProfile3

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNCEL

drxProfile3

DRXprofilepriority

drxProfilePriority

LNCEL

drxProfile3

DRXretransmission
timer

drxRetransT

LNCEL

drxProfile3

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Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

DRXsmartprofile2

drxSmartProfile2

LNCEL

DRXinactivitytimer

drxInactivityT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXlongcycle

drxLongCycle

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXondurationtimer drxOnDuratT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXprofilepriority

drxProfilePriority

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXretransmission
timer

drxRetransT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXshortcycle

drxShortCycle

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXshortcycletimer

drxShortCycleT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

Shortterminactivity
factorforsmartDRX

smartStInactFactor

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile2

DRXsmartprofile3

drxSmartProfile3

LNCEL

DRXinactivitytimer

drxInactivityT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXlongcycle

drxLongCycle

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXondurationtimer drxOnDuratT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXprofilepriority

drxProfilePriority

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXretransmission
timer

drxRetransT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXshortcycle

drxShortCycle

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

DRXshortcycletimer

drxShortCycleT

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

Shortterminactivity
factorforsmartDRX

smartStInactFactor

LNCEL

drxSmartProfile3

Liquidcell
configuration
information

liquidCellConfigInfo

LNCEL

CSI-RSpoweroffset
overlappingregion

csiRsPwrOffsetOverla
p

LNCEL

liquidCellConfigInfo

CSI-RSresource
configuration

csiRsRes

LNCEL

liquidCellConfigInfo

CSI-RSsubframe
configuration

csiRsSubfr

LNCEL

liquidCellConfigInfo

LTEcellconfiguration
identifier

lnCelId

LNCEL

Maximumoutput
power

pMax

LNCEL

PRACHhighspeed
flag

prachHsFlag

LNCEL

PRSconfiguration
index

prsConfigurationIndex

LNCEL

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Randomaccess
responsewindowsize

raRespWinSize

LNCEL

SIwindowlength

siWindowLen

LNCEL

Twofoldtransmission
ofSIBsperSIwindow

sib2xTransmit

LNCEL

Systeminformation
schedulinglist

sibSchedulingList

LNCEL

Periodicity

siMessagePeriodicity

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

Repetition

siMessageRepetition

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

SIBtype

siMessageSibType

LNCEL

sibSchedulingList

Sales information
Table31

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.5.2 Activating and configuring LTE1117: LTE MBMS


Before you start
Thefollowinginformationprovidesthedetailsandconditionsforcorrectactivationofthe
LTE1117:LTEMBMSfeature.

Note: TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeaturehastobeactivatedonalltheeNBswiththe
sameMBSFNSYNCusingtheNetActConfiguratorforthispurpose.Moreinformation
canbefoundintheNetActdocumentationfollowingthepathbelow:
NetAct DocumentationConfiguration Management
Configuration Management Operating Procedures
Managing the Network with NetAct Configurator
Managing Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) with a workflow
ThetablebelowliststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1117:
LTEMBMSfeature.
Table32

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1117:LTEMBMS
feature
Parameter

84

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivatesupportforMBMS
(actMBMS)

activationflag

no

LNBTS:LNMCEparameters

mandatoryconfiguration

no

LNMCE:LNM3parameters

mandatoryconfiguration

no

LNMCE:MBSFNparameters

mandatoryconfiguration

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AlltheparameterscanbefoundinManagementdata.
CertainparametershavetobesetconsistentlybetweeneNBsandBM-SC.Pleaserefer
tothesectionsbelow.
MBMS subframe percentage determination
Whendeterminingthepercentageofdownlinksubframesthatneedtobeallocatedto
MBMS,theoperatorneedstoconsiderthefollowingitems:
dataratesofMBMSservicesthatwillbetransmittedsimultaneously
MCSatwhichtheMBMSdatawillbetransmitted(DataMCS)
systembandwidth(10,15,or20MHz)

TheTable33:MBMSDataRatetable,derivedfromTS36.213section7.1.7.2.1,provides
guidanceformakingsubframepercentageselectionsbasedontheaboveitems.Nokia
recommendssubframepercentageselectionnottoexceed40%toensurethatunicast
capacityisnotadverslyaffected.
Table33

MBMSDataRatetable
Data Bits/Second versus MBMS Data MCS*

Cell BW
(MHz)

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% SD for
MBMS

MCS 5

MCS 10

MCS 15

MCS 20

10

40

1581120

3153600

5080320

7698240

15

40

2416320

4665600

7698240

11828160

20

40

3153600

6324480

10200960 15773760

10

35

1383480

2759400

4445280

6735960

15

35

2114280

4082400

6735960

10349640

20

35

2759400

5533920

8925840

13802040

10

30

1185840

2365200

3810240

5773680

15

30

1812240

3499200

5773680

8871120

20

30

2365200

4743360

7650720

11830320

10

25

988200

1971000

3175200

4811400

15

25

1510200

2916000

4811400

7392600

20

25

1971000

3952800

6375600

9858600

10

20

790560

1576800

2540160

384912

15

20

1208160

2332800

3849120

5914080

20

20

1576800

3162240

5100480

7886880

10

15

592920

1182600

1905120

2886840

15

15

906120

1749600

2886840

4435560

20

15

1182600

2371680

3825360

5915160

10

10

395280

788400

1270080

1924560

15

10

604080

1166400

1924560

2957040

20

10

788400

1581120

2550240

3943440

10

197640

394200

635040

962280

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MBMSDataRatetable(Cont.)
Data Bits/Second versus MBMS Data MCS*

Cell BW
(MHz)

% SD for
MBMS

MCS 5

MCS 10

MCS 15

MCS 20

15

302040

583200

962280

1478520

20

394200

790560

1275120

1971720

10

2.5

98820

197100

317520

481140

15

2.5

151020

291600

481140

739260

20

2.5

197100

395280

637560

985860

*Bits/Secondisreducedby10%duetoMBMSsignalingsubframesandRLC/MAC
headeroverhead.
MBMS Subframe Percentage Examples
Example 1: Single service

videostreamwith720p@2Mbps
cellBW=15MHz
dataMCSselected=10

Basedonthevideospecifications,andusingtheMBMSDataRatetable,30%MBMS
subframesisthelowestMBMSsubframepercentagethatprovidesatleast2Mbps
(2,365,200bps)withthegivenparameters.
Example 2: Multiple services with multiple data MCSs
Videostreamwith720p@2Mbps

cellBW=10MHz
dataMCSselected=10

AudioStreaming@100kbps

cellBW=10MHz
dataMCSselected=15

Thevideostreamwillrequireatleast30%MBMSsubframestoachieve2Mbps
(2,365,200bps))at10MHzandMCS=10.Theaudiostreamswillrequireanadditional
100Kbpsat10MHzandMCS=15.Sincethe30%ofMBMSsubframesselected
provides2,365,200Kbps,theremainingbandwidthismorethanisnecessaryforthe
audio,thisexcessbandwidthismorethanenoughtosupportthe100Kbpsrequiredby
theaudiostreams.NoadditionalMBMSsubframesneedtobeallocatedfortheaudio.
Configuration for MBMS data flow synchronization
Inordertoensuresynchronizedradiointerface,MBMStransmissionfromthecells
controlledbydifferenteNBs,MBMSSYNC-protocol[TS25.446]supportisneeded
betweenBM-SCandtheeNBs.
AspartoftheSYNC-protocol,certainparametershavetobesetconsistentlybetween
theBM-SCandtheeNBs,namely:

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Commontimereference:ontheeNB,thisparameteriscalledMBMSSYNC
Reference.ThisparameterhastobesetinthesamewayonboththeeNBandBMSCafterensuringthatboththeeNBandBM-SCaresynchronizedtothesameclock
sourcesuchasNTPorGPSsynchronization.Example:BasedonNTPontheeNB,if
MBMSSYNCReference::IntegralSecondsissetto3615771600,andMBMSSYNC
Reference::FractionalSecondsissetto0,thenthesameequivalentvaluehastobe
provisionedontheBM-SC.
SynchronizationPeriod:aspartoftheSYNC-protocol,bothBM-SCandeNBfor
eachservicehavetomaintainthesamesynchronizationperiod.OntheeNB,this
parameteriscalledMBMSSYNCPeriod,afterwhichtherelativetimestampswithin
theSYNCPDUscanwraparound.
Synchronizationsequence:EachSYNCPDUcontainsatimestampthatindicatesthe
starttimeofasequenceforanMBMSservice.SincetheBM-SCisnotawareofthe
MCE/eNBschedulingboundaries,thesynchronizationsequencelengththatis
configuredontheBM-SChastobeproportionaltotheMulticastChannelScheduling
Period(MSP)ontheeNB.TheMSPlengthprovisionedintheeNBisoneormultiple
timesofthesynchronizationsequencelengthforMBMSservicesintheMCH.

TheBM-SCincludesatimestampintheSYNCPDUs,basedonwhichtheeNBhasto
sendMBMSdataovertheairinterface.ThetimestampingofSYNCPDUs,isbased
uponarelativetimevaluefromtheabovecommontimereference,whichreferstothe
starttimeofthesynchronizationperiod.
TheeNBwillschedulethereceiveddatapacketsinthefirstMSPfollowingthetimepoint
indicatedbythetimestamp.Iftheyarenotconfiguredproperly,apoorMBMSservice
maybeobservedduetoexcessivepacketdrops.ToolongofanMSPwithahigh
dataMCSwillrequirethatlargeamountsofdataarebufferedattheeNBpriortothe
MBMStransmission.Ifthebuffereddatasizebecomestoolarge,packetsmaybecome
lost.
TheActivate support for MBMS (actMBMS)parametercanonlybesettotrue
onlyifallthefollowingconditionsarefulfilled:

TheeNBhastheRNWdatabaseactivatedandisinservice.
NetActisinserviceandtheDCNconnectiontoeNBisestablishedviaOMS.
AtleastoneS1linkisestablished.
MBMS-relatedinformationinthetransportdomainisconfigured.
AtleastoneLNCELinstancewithearfcnequaltoMBSFN-mbsfnEarfcnand
chBwequaltoMBSFN-mbsfnDlChBwmustbecreated.
ThefollowingconditionsmustbefulfilledinallcellswhicharecandidatesforMBMS
broadcasting,thatiswithearfcnequaltoMBSFN-mbsfnEarfcnandchBwequal
toMBSFN-mbsfnDlChBw:

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TheLTE48:Highspeedusersfeatureisdeactivated,thatisprachHsFlagis
equaltofalseinallLNCELinstanceswithearfcnDLequaltoMBSFNmbsfnEarfcn.
TheLTE1382:Cellresourcegroupsfeatureisdeactivated,thatis
cellResourceSharingModeequaltonone.
TheLTE1113:eICIC-macroandLTE1496eICIC-microfeaturesaredeactivated,
thatisactEicicisequaltofalse.
IftheLTE495:OTDOAisactivated,thatisifactOtdoaisequaltotrue
restrictionforconfigurationoftheparameterprsConfigurationIndexis
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TDDsubframeconfigurationsa2(3GPP36.331)isselected,thatis
tdFrameConfisequalto'2'.
TherestrictionsontheconfigurationoftheCSI-RSsubframeconfiguration
(LNCELparametercsiRsSubfrConf)areconsidered.

ThedrxOnDuratT,drxRetransTandraRespWinSizeparametersmustbe:

greaterthanorequalto6ifsubfrPShareRequiredislessthanorequalto
20.
greaterthanorequalto10ifsubfrPShareRequiredisgreaterthan20.

SIB13mustbepresentinsibSchedulingList-siMessageSibType.

Thefollowingconfigurationrulesapply.
TheLTE124:IPv6featuremustnotbeactivated,thatistheIPNOparameter
actIpv6isequaltofalse.
TheLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharingmustnotbeactivated,thatis
theIPNOparameteractSeparationRanSharingisequaltofalse.
TheLTE4:RANSharingfeatureisnotconfigured,thatisnofurtherPLMN-Idsare
configuredinLNCELparameterfurtherPlmnIdL.MultipleS1linksareonly
usedforredundancybutnotforRANsharing.

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Note:

TheMCEconfigurationmustbealignedbetweeneNBs/cellsbelongingtothesame
MBSFNsynchronizationarea.
TheconfigurationoffeaturesLTE495(OTDOA),LTE843(ETWS),LTE494(CMAS)
andthesettingoftheLNCELparametersib2xTransmitmustbealigned
betweenadjacenteNBswithactivatedfeatureMBMS'andbelongingtothesame
MBSFNarea,thatiswiththesamembsfnAreaId.

Toactivateandconfigurethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Change the Network synchronisation mode to Phase synchronization.


a) GototheBTS Synchronization Settingspage.
b) ChangetheNetworksynchronizationmodebychoosingPhasesynchronization
fromthedrop-downmenu.

Create the managed objects related to the configuration of the MBMS


functionality.
Atleastthefollowingmanagedobjectsmustexist:

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LNMCE:LNM3
LNMCE:MBSFN

a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
Right-clickontheLNBTSandcreateanewLNMCEobject.
Right-clickontheLNMCEandcreateanewLNM3andMBSFNobjects.

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Set the required values in the MBSFN object.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheMBSFNobjectandconfiguretherequiredparameters:

SettherequiredvalueoftheMBSFN Area Identity (mbsfnAreaId)


between0and225.
SettherequiredvalueoftheRequired MBSFN subframe pattern
share (subfrPShareRequired)fromthedropdownmenu.
SettherequiredvalueoftheSignaling Modulation and coding
scheme (signallingMCS)fromthedropdownmenu.

e) ExpandtheMBSFNobject
f) SelecttheMBMS Service Areaandtypetherequiredserviceareaidentifier.An
exampleforavalidserviceareaidentifiersis:0x00,0x01,0x3c5e.
g) SelecttheMBSFN SYNC referenceobjectandtypeinthedesiredvaluesofthe
followingparameters:

Fractional seconds
Integral seconds

h) SelecttheMulticast channel infoobjectandtypeinthedesiredvaluesofthe


followingparameters:

i)

Data modulation Code Scheme


MBMS Sync period
Multicast channel Scheduling period

SelecttheLNM3object;settherequiredvalueoftheLTE MME M3 link


identifierparametersandtypeinthedesiredIPv4addressunderthe
M3Primary IPv4 addressusingthecorrectIPformat.

Define a new SIB Type (LNCEL:siMessageSibType) dedicated for the SIB13


in the System Information Scheduling list for each LNCEL instance
of an eNB supporting MBMS.
a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.

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d)
e)
f)

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ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNCELobject.
SelectandclicktheSystem information scheduling list.
SelectSIB13inSIB TypedropdownlistanddefinePeriodicityand

Repetition
g) ProceedwithdefinitionofSIB13inSystem information scheduling
listforeachLNCELmanagedobjectdefinedforLNBTS

Activate the feature flag for LTE1117.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate support for MBMS(actMBMS)parametervaluetotrue.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
MBMSisconfiguredandactivated

3.5.3 Deactivating LTE1117: LTE MBMS


Before you start

Note: TheActivate support for MBMS(actMBMS)parameterisusedfor


deactivation.
TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeaturehasalsotobedeactivatedonalltheeNBswhichhave
thesameMBSFNSYNCusingtheNetActConfiguratorforthispurpose.More
informationcanbefoundintheNetActdocumentationfollowingthebelowpath:
NetAct DocumentationConfiguration ManagementConfiguration
Management Operating ProceduresManaging the Network with NetAct
ConfiguratorManaging Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) with a
workflow
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

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Deactivate the feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject(s).
SelecttheLNBTSobject(s).
SettheActivate support for MBMS(actMBMS)parametervalueto
false.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1117:LTEMBMSfeaturehasbeendeactivated.

3.6 LTE1196: RAN Information Management for


WCDMA
3.6.1 Description of LTE1196: RAN Information Management for
WCDMA
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeatureallowstransferring
informationbetweenthesourceandtargetcellbythecorenetwork.Thismechanism
allowstoreducethenumberofsettingparameters.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeatureprovidestheenduserwith:

fasterCSfallback
fasterregularredirection

Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovides:

reductionoftheparametersneededtoconfigureCSfallbackwithredirection
reductionoftheparametersneededtoconfigureregularredirectiontoWCDMA
supportofLTEmulti-operatorcorenetwork(MOCN)andWCDMAMOCN
deployment

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table34:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsfortheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeature.

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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio BTS

FDD15A

FDD15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

FDD15A

OMS

UE

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS

FDD15A

NetAct

3GPPR9UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro BTS

MME

15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Therearenoadditionalhardwarerequirementstothisfeature.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheRANinformationmanagement(RIM)proceduressupportthecorenetworkinan
informationexchangebetweenpeerapplicationentitieslocatedinGERAN,UTRAN,or
theE-UTRANaccessnetwork.TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementtoWCDMA
featureallowsup-to-datesysteminformation(SI)ofWCDMAneighborcellstobe
transferredfromaremoteradionetworkcontroller(RNC)toalocaleNB.Thisproccessis
usedtopopulateWCDMASIforredirectiontotheWCDMAprocedure.Figure5:RIM
protocolstructurebetweenE-UTRANandUTRANpresentstheprocessoftransporting
protocolsbetweenLTEandWCDMA.
Figure5

RIMprotocolstructurebetweenE-UTRANandUTRAN

ENB
(controlling)

S1

RIMContainer

RIM

S3 /GN

MME

IU

SGSN

RIM-App

RIM-App

RIM-App

RIM-App

RIM-App

RIM-App

(forexampleUTRASI)

(forexampleUTRASI)

SCTP
IP/L2&L1

GTP-C

GTP-C

UDP

UDP

IP

IP

L2

L2

L1

L1

RANAP

RANAP

NS

NS

L1

L1

IP/L2&L1

S1AP

SCTP

IP/L2&L1

RIM

Relay

Relay

SCTP

RIMContainer

RIMPDUs

RIMPDUs

S1AP

RNC
(Serving)

TheRIMfunctionenablestheeNBtoretrieveSIfromthetargetUTRANcellandallows
theeNBtoreceiveWCDMASIfromaremoteRNC.
TheeNBsupportstheRIMforCSfallbackwitharedirectandanormalredirectto
WCDMA.

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TheRIMfunctionenablestheeNBtoretrieveSIfromatargetWCDMAcell.The
retrievedinformationisusedtoautomaticallyfillandupdatetherelatedSIattributesfor
alltheenabledfeaturestowhichanRRCconnectionreleasewitharedirecttoWCDMA
isapplied.ThisproccessispresentedinFigure6:RedirectionprocedurewithSI.
Figure6

RedirectionprocedurewithSI

UE

(1)

MME

.eNB

RRC:RRCConnectionRelease
(releaseCause,RedirectedCarierInfo,
[cellinfoList-r9])
(2)

(3)

S1AP:UECONTEXTRELEASEREQUEST
S1AP:UECONTEXTRELEASECOMMAND

(4)

S1AP:UECONTEXTRELEASECOMPLETE

ForeachneighborWCDMAfrequencyofanLTEcell,upto16WCDMAneighborcells
canbeenabledtoprovideSIviaRIMintheredirectmessage.ThesameSIissentin
caseof:

anormalRRCconnectionreleasewitharedirecttoWCDMA
anormalredirectbasedonCSfallbacktoWCDMA
anemergencyCSfallbacktoWCDMAtotheUE

TheassignedmobilityprofileandtheUEcapabilitiesareconsideredwhenselectingthe
SItobeaddedtotheredirectmessage.

Note: Inextremeconditions,theRIMUTRASIapplication(ENBC)isrunningonFSMr2
board,andthememoryforRIMUTRANSIstoragemaybeusedup.Forthenew
comingupLTEcells,theUTRANSIforsomeWCDMAneighborcellsmightbe
temporarilyunavailable(notinUEC)untilthenextUTRANSIupdateorRIMassociation
re-establishment.IftheWCDMAneighborcellsRIM interface
status(rimStatus)issettoavailableateNBlevel,itdoesnothaveimpacton
thisprocess.ItiscausedduetomemorycapacitylimitationofFSMr2board.
RAN information procedure for the enabled WCDMA neighbor cell
TheRIMprotocolisencapsulatedintheS1AP.MMEDIRECTINFORMATION
TRANSFERandtheS1AP:ENBDIRECTINFORMATIONTRANSFERmessages.
ThefollowingRIMproceduresaresupported:

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Redirection procedure
Selecting suitable cells
ThefollowingconditionsmustbefulfilledfortheeNBtochecktheRIM interface
status(rimStatus)parameterforeachsuitableWCDMAcell:

ifrimStatusisavailable,SIfortheWCDMAcellistakenfromRIM.
ifrimStatusisunavailableordisable,SIfortheWCDMAcellisnot
included(theWCDMAcellisomittedbytheeNB).

Thefollowingconditionsmustbefulfilledtocheckallobjects(LNRELWobjectinstances)
relatedtotheWCDMAneighboringcellfortheLTEcell:

theWCDMAcell'sfrequencyisthesameasthechosentargetfrequency
representedbytheUARFCNvalue
anactiveflagallowsaddingSIinareleasemessage

Elimination of unsuitable cells by CS fallback


IftheRegisteredLAIwasreceived,theeNBischeckingPLMNandLACvalues.Atleast
oneoftheprimary/secondaryPLMNsandLACconfiguredfortheWCDMAcell(in
LNADJW),whichSIischeckedfor,mustbeincludedinRegisteredLAIIE.Otherwise,SI
forthatWCDMAcelliseliminatedfromthelist.

Ifthelistisnotempty,eliminationofunsuitabletargetsisstopped.
Ifthelistisempty,eNBchecksagainallthetargetsfromtheoriginallistasitwas
before,butonlythePLMNvaluewillbechecked.Primary/secondaryPLMNs
configuredfortheWCDMAcell(inLNADJW)mustbeincludedinRegisteredLAIIE.
Otherwise,SIforthatWCDMAcelliseliminatedfromthelist.

IftheRegisteredLAIwasnotreceived,thehandoverrestrictionlistwasreceivedand
therewasnoemergencycall,atleastoneoftheprimary/secondaryPLMNsconfigured
fortheWCDMAcell(inLNADJW)mustbeincludedinthesetofPLMNIDsallowedby
theUE(acombinationofServingPLMNIDandEquivalentPLMNIDsoptionallyprovided
withinthehandoverrestrictionlist).Otherwise,SIforthisWCDMAcelliseliminatedfrom
thelist.

Note: ForaselectedUTRANfrequency,theO&MisconfiguredforaUEcontext
releaseonly;theeNBwillnotaddtheWCDMASItotheCSFBredirectionmessage.
Elimination of unsuitable cells by the UE context with redirection
ThelistofchosenSIischeckedinsearchofanyunsuitabletargetsthatneedtobe
deleted.
Ifthehandoverrestrictionlistwasreceived,andtherewasnoemergencycall,atleast
oneoftheprimary/secondaryPLMNsconfiguredfortheWCDMAcell(inLNADJW)must
beincludedinthesetofPLMNIDsallowedbytheUE(acombinationofservingPLMN
IDandequivalentPLMNIDsoptionallyprovidedwithinthehandoverrestrictionlist).
Otherwise,SIforthisWCDMAcelliseliminatedfromthelist.

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Note: ForaselectedUTRANfrequency,theO&MisconfiguredforCSfallbackonly;
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Support of Direct Information Transfer by S1 interface


OntheS1interface,thefollowingproceduresaresupportedtotransmitRIMinformation:

theeNBDirectInformationTransferproceduretotransmitaninformationcontainer
fromtheeNBtotheMME
theMMEDirectInformationTransferproceduretotransmitaninformationcontainer
fromtheMMEtotheeNB

System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeatureswillmakeuseofUTRASIacquiredviatheRIMfunction:

LTE562:CSFBtoUTRAN/GERANviaRedirection
LTE22:EmergencyCallHandling
LTE423:RRCConnectionReleasewithRedirect
LTE1073:Measurement-basedRedirecttoUTRAN
LTE1407:RSRQ-basedRedirect
LTE2108:RedirectedVoLTECallSetup
LTE2388:VoLTECallSteeringEnhancement
Note: TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeaturereusesmostof
theproceduresoftheLTE498RANInformationManagementforGSMfeature,butthere
isnodependencyrelationshipbetweenbothfeatures.

Note: TheLTE908:ANRInter-RATUTRANfullyUE-basedfeatureshouldalsobe
consideredasRIM-enabled(ifautomaticallycreatedUTRANneighborcellsarenoton
theRIMPLMNblacklist).
TheLTE1342:ExtendedRNCIDfeatureinteractwiththeLTE1196:RANManagement
InformationforWCDMAfeature.IftheLTE1342:ExtendedRNCIDfeatureisenabled,
theLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeaturewilluseextendedRNCIDinRIMmessages.TheextendedRNC-IDisconfiguredforaUTRANneighborcell.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeatureimpacts:

theRRCprotocolintheLTE-Iuinterface
theS1APprotocolintheS1-MMEinterface
theinterfacetoNetAct

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementornetworkelementmanagement
tools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
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Alarms
TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeaturewillreusealarmsfrom
theLTE498:RANInformationManagementforGSMfeatureincludedinTable35:
Relatedexistingalarms.
Table35

Relatedexistingalarms
Alarm ID

Alarm name

7657

BASESTATIONCONNECTIVITYDEGRADED
ThealarmiscausedbythefollowingBTSfaults:

RIMinterfacetimeout(faultid6322)

RIMinterfaceerror(faultid6323)

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsandcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenonewkeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table36:Newparameterslistsnewparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table36

Newparameters

Full name

96

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

RIMinterfacestatus

rimStatus

LNADJW

ActivateRAN
information
managementfor
UTRAN

actRIMforUTRAN

LNBTS

BlacklistedUTRAN
cellsforRIM

blacklistUtranCellsForRi
m

LNBTS

MCC

Mcc

LNBTS

blacklistUtranCellsFor
Rim

MNC

Mnc

LNBTS

blacklistUtranCellsFor
Rim

MNClength

mncLength

LNBTS

blacklistUtranCellsFor
Rim

RNCID

rncId

LNBTS

blacklistUtranCellsFor
Rim

UTRANcarrier
frequency

utranCarrierFreq

LNBTS

blacklistUtranCellsFor
Rim

Max.RIRattemptsto
UTRAN

nRimRirU

LNBTS

Timertowaitfornext
RIPDUfromUTRAN

tRimKaU

LNBTS

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Pollingtimerto
tRimPollU
ReStartRIRprocedure
toUTRAN

LNBTS

TimertowaitforRIR
tRimRirU
responsefromUTRAN

LNBTS

ReachablePLMNsfor
RIM

rimReachablePLMNList

LNMME

MCC

mcc

LNMME

rimReachablePLMNLi
st

MNC

mnc

LNMME

rimReachablePLMNLi
st

MNClength

mncLength

LNMME

rimReachablePLMNLi
st

Redirectwithsystem
informationallowed

redirWithSysInfoAllowed LNRELW

AddUTRANsystem
informationto
redirectionmessage

addUtranSIToRedirMsg

MODRED

AddUTRANsystem
informationto
redirectionmessage

addUtranSIToRedirMsg

MORED

AddUTRANsystem
informationto
redirectionmessage

addUtranSIToRedirMsg

REDRT

Note: ManualconfigurationofWCDMAsysteminformationisnolongersupported.The
SystemInformationListWCDMALNBTSparameterisremoved.
Sales information
Table37:Salesinformationlistssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table37

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
Poollicense

Activated by default
No

3.6.2 Activating and configuring LTE1196: RAN Information


Management for WCDMA
Before you start
Table38:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1196:RANInformation
ManagementforWCDMAlistsparametersusedforactivationandconfigurationofthe
LTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeature.

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1196:RANInformation
ManagementforWCDMA
Parameter

98

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActiveRANInformation
ManagementforUTRAN
(actRIMforUTRAN)

activationflag

no

TimertowaitforRIRresponse
fromUTRAN(tRimRirU)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

TimertowaitfornextRIPDUfrom
UTRAN(tRimKaU)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

PollingtimertoReStartRIR
proceduretoUTRAN(tRimPollU)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Max.RIRattemptstoUTRAN
(nRimRirU)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Redirectiontargetconfiguration
identifier(redir)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

RATforredirection(redirRat)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilitydefaultprofileidentifierfor
redirection(moDRedId)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

RedirectionpriorityforCSfallback
withredirection(csFallBPrio)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ReachablePLMNsforRIM
(rimReachablePLMNList)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilityprofileidentifier(moPrId)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilitydefaultprofileidentifierfor
redirection(moRedId)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

BlacklistedUTRANcellsforRIM
(blacklistUtranCellsForRim)

optionalconfiguration

no

MCC(mcc)

optionalconfiguration

no

MNC(mnc)

optionalconfiguration

no

MNClength(mncLength)

optionalconfiguration

no

RNCId(rncId)

optionalconfiguration

no

UTRANcarrierfrequency
(utranCarrierFreq)

optionalconfiguration

no

Redirectwithsysteminformation
allowed(redirWithSysInfoAllowed)

optionalconfiguration

no

TargetcellIdinUTRANCGIof
relatedneighborcell(uTargetCid)

optionalconfiguration

no

TargetRNCId(uTargetRncId)

optionalconfiguration

no

AddUTRANsysteminformationto
redirectionmessage
(addUtranSIToRedirMsg)

optionalconfiguration

no

eUTRAfrequency(redirFreqEutra)

optionalconfiguration

no

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BeforeactivationandconfigurationoftheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementfor
WCDMAfeatureensurethatthereisanLNADJWobjectconfiguredwithallrequired
parameters.IfthereisnoLNADJWobjectconfigured,thehandoverisnotpossible.
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Optional: If not yet configured, configure the LNADJW object with all
parameters.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
i)
j)
k)
l)
m)
n)

Activate the feature flag of the LTE1196: RAN Information Management for
WCDMA feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
AddtheLNADJWobject.
SettheNeighbor WCDMA BTS cell identifier(InAdjWId)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to255.
SetthePrimary scrambling code (FDD)(uTargetScFdd)parameter's
valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to511.
SettheTarget cell ID(uTargetCid)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvalue
from0to65535.
SettheTarget frequency(uTargetFreq)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to16383.
SettheTarget location area code(uTargetLac)parameter'svalueto
adesiredvaluefrom0to65535.
SettheTarget RNC ID(uTargetRncId)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to65535.
SettheTarget routing area code(uTargetRac)parameter'svaluetoa
desiredvaluefrom0to255.
ExpandtheTarget primary PLMN identyobject.
SettheMCC, MNC(mcc, mnc)parameters'valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to
999.
SettheMNC length(mncLength)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom2
to3.

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActive RAN Information Management for
UTRAN(actRIMforUTRAN)parameter'svaluetotrue.

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Optional: Adapt RIM-specific timer and retransmission counter.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheTimer to wait for RIR response from UTRAN(tRimRirU)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to15.
e) SettheTimer to wait for next RI PDU from UTRAN(tRimKaU)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom15 to14400.
f) SetthePolling timer to ReStart RIR procedure to
UTRAN(tRimPollU)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom5to14400.
g) SettheMax. RIR attempts to UTRAN(nRimRirU)parameter'svaluetoa
desiredvaluefrom1to5.

Optional: Blacklist cells for WCDMA.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
AddtheBlacklisted UTRAN cells for
RIM(blacklistUtranCellsForRim)parameter.
f) SettheMCC, MNC(mcc, mnc)parameters'valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to
999.
g) SettheMNC length(mncLength)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom2
to3.
h) SettheRNC Id(rncId)parametervaluetodesiredvaluefrom0to65535.
i) SettheUTRAN carrier frequency(utranCarrierFreq)parameter's
valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to16383.

Note: ItisalsopossibletosettheMCC, MNC, MNC length, RNC Idand


UTRAN carrier frequencyparametersbyexpandingthe
Blacklisted UTRAN cells for RIMobject.

Optional: Configure one or more PLMN Ids.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNMMEobject.
AddNew Reachable PLMNs for RIM(rimReachablePLMNList)
parameter.
g) SettheMCC, MNC(mcc, mnc)parameters'valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to
999.

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h) SettheMNC length(mncLength)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom2
to3.

Note: ItisalsopossibletosettheMCC, MNC and MNC lengthparametersby


expandingtheReachable PLMNs for RIMobject.

Set the WCDMA neighbor relations which are not considered for redirection.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
i)
j)
k)
l)
m)
n)
o)
p)
q)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
ExpandtheLNRELWobject.
SettheWCDMA neighbor relation identifier(lnRelWId)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to255.
SettheRedirect with system information
allowed(redirWithSysInfoAllowed)parameter'svaluetoallowed.
SettheTarget cell Id in UTRAN CGI of related neighbor
cell(uTargetCid)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to65535.
SettheandTarget RNC Id(uTargetRncId)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to65535.
ExpandtheLNRELWobject.
SelectthePrimary PLMN identity in CGI of UTRAN neighbor cellobject.
SettheMCC, MNC(mcc, mnc)parameters'valuetoadesiredvaluefrom0to
999.
SettheMNC length(mncLength)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom2
to3.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SettheThreshold th2 WCDMA for RSRP(threshold2)parameter's
valuetoadesiredvaluefrom-140 dBmto-43 dBm.
SettheTime to trigger for A2 to active WCDMA
measurement(a2TimeToTriggerActWcdmaMess)parameter'svaluetoa
desiredvaluefromadrop-downlist.

Optional: If for a certain frequency, UTRAN SI shall be provided in the RRC


Connection Release message only in case of a CS fallback or only in case of a
redirection with context release, configure the Add UTRAN system
information to redirection message (addUtranSIToRedirMsg)
parameter in REDRT, or MORED, or MODRED instance.
Configuration steps for REDRT instance:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.

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f) AddtheREDRTobject.
g) SettheRedirection target configuration identifier(redir)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to5.
h) SettheAdd UTRAN system information to redirection message
(addUtranSIToRedirMsg)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefromadropdownlist.
i) SettheRAT for redirection(redirRat)parameter'svaluetoutraFDD.
j) SettheRedirection priority for CS fallback with
redirection(csFallBPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to
6or
k) SettheRedirection priority for emergency
call(emerCallPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6or
l) SettheRedirection priority for UE context
release(redirectPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6.
m) SettheUTRA frequency(redirFreqUtra)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to16383.
Configuration steps for MODRED instance.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
AddtheMODPRobject.
ExpandtheMODPRobject.
AddtheMODREDobject.
SettheMobility default profile identifier for redirection
(moDRedId)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to5.
i) SettheAdd UTRAN system information to redirection message
(addUtranSIToRedirMsg)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefromdropdownlist.
j) SettheRAT for redirection(redirRat)parameter'svaluetoutraFDD.
k) SettheRedirection priority for CS fallback with
redirection(csFallBPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to
6or
l) SettheRedirection priority for emergency
call(emerCallPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6or
m) SettheRedirection priority for UE context
release(redirectPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6.
n) SettheUTRA frequency(redirFreqUtra)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to16383.
Configuration steps for MORED instance.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

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ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
AddtheMOPRobject.

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f)
g)
h)
i)
j)

k)
l)

m)
n)
o)

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SettheMobility profile identifier(moPrId)parameter'svaluetoa


desiredvaluefrom1to16.
SelecttheMOPRobject.
AddtheMOREDobject.
SettheMobility default profile identifier for redirection
(moRedId)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to5.
SettheAdd UTRAN system information to redirection message
(addUtranSIToRedirMsg)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefromadropdownlist.
SettheRAT for redirection(redirRat)parameter'svaluetoutraFDD.
SettheRedirection priority for CS fallback with
redirection(csFallBPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to
6or
SettheRedirection priority for emergency
call(emerCallPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6or
SettheRedirection priority for UE context
release(redirectPrio)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom1to6.
SettheUTRA frequency(redirFreqUtra)parameter'svaluetoadesired
valuefrom0to16383.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeaturehasbeenactivated.
RIMassociationsareestablishedandsupervisedforallRIM-enabledWCDMAneighbour
cells.

3.6.3 Deactivating LTE1196: RAN Information Management for


WCDMA
Before you start
TheActive RAN Information Management for UTRAN(actRIMforUTRAN)
parameterisusedfordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNB
restartnorcelllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

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Deactivate the feature flag of the LTE1196: RAN Information Management for
WCDMA feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActive RAN Information Management for
UTRAN(actRIMforUTRAN)parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1196:RANInformationManagementforWCDMAfeaturehasbeendeactivated.
RIMassociationstoUTRANareterminated.TheLNADJW:rimStatusinstancesare
disabled.AllalarmsrelatedtoRIMforUTRANfeaturearecleared.

3.7 LTE1321: eRAB modification - GBR


3.7.1 Description of LTE1321: eRAB Modification GBR
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeatureenablesadaptingthebitrateforGBR
bearers,basedoncurrentneedsforresources.Thisfeatureisanenhancementofthe
LTE519:eRABModificationfeature.
ThefeaturesupportsstandardGBRbearers(14)andoperator-definedGBRbearers
(128254).
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeatureimprovesthequalityofservices,whichcanbeexperienced,forexample,
duringconferencecalls.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureensures:

adynamicupgrade/downgradefortheGBRbearers,whichenablesaquality
adjustmentaccordingtoUE/MMEneeds,especiallyduringinter-technology
handovers
flexiblebandwidthusageadjustedtocurrenteNB,MME,andend-userneeds
adynamicGBRbandwidthincreaseanddecreasewhenstartingorterminatinga
VoLTEcallandathree-partyconferencecall

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Hardware and software requirements


Table39:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsspecifichardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table39

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System
release

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FDD-LTE
15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller

FL15A

OMS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
3GPPR8

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeatureintroducesfunctionalitiesontopofthe
LTE519:eRABModificationfeature.BeforetheimplementationoftheLTE1321:eRAB
ModificationGBRfeature,theLTE519:eRABModificationfeatureallowed,among
others,anARPparametermodification(intheGBRbearer).
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeatureadditionallyallowstheguaranteedbit
rate(GBR)-relatedandmaximumbitrate(MBR)-relatedQoSparametersmodification
(fortheGBRbearers)tofacilitatetherequirementsmadebytheMMEorUE,as
presentedinTable40:LTE519andLTE1321comparison.
Table40

LTE519andLTE1321comparison
LTE519

LTE1321

non-GBR:

non-GBR:

QCI

QCI

ARP

ARP

UE-AMBR

UE-AMBR

GBR:

ARP

GBR:

ARP

GBR

MBR

InthecaseofanMBR,theeNBassumesthatthevalueoftheMBRequalsGBR'svalue.
GBR'smodificationistriggeredbythefollowingnetworkelements:

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P-GW
Inthiscase,forexample,additionalresourcescanbeguaranteedfortheestablished
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HSS
Inthiscase,forexample,additionalresourcescanbeaddedtoanaggregatedpool
fordownloadeddata.

P-GW-triggered eRAB modification


Theprocedureisinitiatedwhenextraresourcesareneededtoperformanadditional
service;forexample,whenatextmessageissentduringlivestreaming,theprocedure
keepsthelatteratanunmodifiedlevel.Inthiscase,theP-GWsendsanUPDATE
BEARERREQUESTmessagetoanMME,whichinitiatestheprocedure.TheMME
sendstheS1AP:E-RABMODIFYREQUESTmessagetotheeNB.TheeNBanalyzes
themodificationrequestanddecideswhetherthemodificationcanbehandledornot(a
standardadmissioncontrolprocedureasifanadditionalGBRbearerwasbeing
established).Ifanyoftheparametersforthemodificationcannotbechanged,thewhole
procedureisrejected.Providingthemodificationcanbeperformed,theeNBsendsan
RRC:RRCConnectionReconfigurationmessagetoaUE.Lateronconfirmationsare
senttotheeNB,MMEandP-GW/HSS.Formoredetailsonsignaling,seeFigure7:
Completesignalingflow.
IncasetheincreaseintheGBRisnotpossible,thepreviousbitrateisconfiguredalong
withafailuremessagebeingsenttotheMME.
TheeRABmodificationproceduremightinvolvemorethanonebearersimultaneously.
HSS-triggered eRAB modification
Thisprocedureisinitiatedwhentheuserexpendsthewholepoolofguaranteed
resourcesfordatatransmission.Afterexceedingtheoperator-definedthreshold(for
example1GB),theHSSsendstheINSERTSUBSCRIBERDATAmessagetotheMME,
whichproceedswiththebitratecutprocedure.TheMMEsendstheS1AP:E-RAB
MODIFYREQUESTmessagetoaneNB;theremainderoftheprocedureisthesameas
inthescenarioforP-GW-triggeredeRABmodificationdescribedabove.Theenduser
willnowhaveatresholdvalueof1Mbps,comparedtothepreviousthresholdvalueof
100Mbps(asaresultofexceeding1GBtransfer).
ForamoredetailedpresentationofsignalingbetweentheMMEandUE,see:Figure7:
Completesignalingflow.
Figure7

Completesignalingflow

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ThereareinterdependanciesbetweentheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeature
andthefollowingfeatures:

LTE9:ServiceDifferentiation
Thisfeatureallowsassigningrelativeschedulingweightstoeachnon-GBRQCIona
celllevel.TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeaturecanonlybeactivated
whentheLTE9:ServiceDifferentiationfeatureisactivated.
LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeaturecanmodifytheparametersforQCI1
bearersintroducedbytheLTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoicefeature.
LTE13:RateCapping
TheFlexiMultiradioBTSusestheUE-AMBRparameter.TheLTE1321:eRAB
Modification-GBRfeaturemodifiestheUE-AMBRintroducedbytheLTE13:Rate
Cappingfeature.
LTE518:Operator-specificQCIs
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeaturemodifiestheQoSparametersfor
operator-specificQCIbearersintroducedbytheLTE518:Operator-specificQCIs
feature.
LTE496:SupportofQCI2,3,and4
TheLTE1321:eRABModificationGBRfeaturecanmodifyparametersforQCI2,3,
4bearersintroducedbytheLTE496:SupportofQCI2,3,and4feature.
LTE497:SmartAdmissionControl
TheLTE1321:eRABModification-GBRfeaturecanmodifytheGBRofanEPS
bearer,whichhasalreadybeenadmittedbyadmissioncontrol(AC).WhentheERABmodificationisinplace,smartadmissioncontrolmechanismsaretriggeredto
checkifsuchamodificationcanbedonefromaresources'pointofview.
LTE534:ARP-basedAdmissionControlforE-RABsorLTE1231:Operator-specific
GBRQCIs
TheLTE534:ARP-basedAdmissionControlforE-RABsfeatureisbasedonARP
priorities,whichareconsideredwhenacellishighlyloaded.LTE1321:eRAB
ModificationGBRfeaturecanchangetheARPpriorityforthealreadyadmitted
bearers.
LTE587:MultipleGBREPSBearersperUE
LTE519:eRABModification
LTE1231:Operator-specificGBRQCIs
TheLTE1321:eRABModification-GBRfeaturecanmodifyparametersforoperatorspecificGBRQCIs.
LTE1401:Measurement-basedTAC
Note: ItisnotallowedtousetheLTE534:ARP-basedAdmissionControlforeRABs
andLTE1231:Operator-specificGBRQCIsfeaturesatthesametime.
TheLTE1321:eRABModification-GBRfeatureisactivatedalongwiththe
LTE519:eRABModificationfeature,usingthesameactivationparameter.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.

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Impact on system performance and capacity


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
BTS faults and reported alarms
TheraarenoBTSfaultsandreportedalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table41:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table41

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8006C237

FailedmodificationofE-RABs
dueto"RadioNetworkLayer
Cause-Radioresourcesnot
available"

LTEEPSBearer

M8006C238

FailedmodificationofE-RABs LTEEPSBearer
dueto"TransportLayerCause
-TransportResource
Unavailable"

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table42:Modifiedparameterslistsparametersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table42

Modifiedparameters
Full name

Activate E-RAB
Modification

Abbreviated name

actERabModify

Managed object
LNBTS

Sales information
Table43:Salesinformationpresentsthesalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table43

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

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3.8 LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load Balancing


3.8.1 Description of LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load Balancing
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeatureenablesloadbalancingfromLTEto
WCDMA.
Benefits
End-user benefits
IncaseofahighlyloadedLTEnetwork,optimizedservicefortheenduserisprovided.
Operator benefits
TheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeaturereducestheprobabilityofoverload
situationsintheLTEnetworkduetooffloadingsufficientUEstotheWCDMAnetwork.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table44
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
WiththeLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeature,theeNBmonitorstheloadinits
owncells.Ifacellloadishigh,theeNBinitiatesaload-basedhandover(HO)froman
LTEtoaWCDMAcell,asshowninFigure8:LTE-UTRANloadbalancing.

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LTE-UTRANloadbalancing

3GCORE
eNB

NB

RNC

eNB

LTECORE

Load supervision
IftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeatureisactivated(the
actUtranLoadBalparamatervalueissettotrue),eachcellconstantlymeasuresand
calculatestheloadforGBR,non-GBR,andPDCCHloadtypes.Theoperatorcan
configurenewloadthresholdsfortheseloadtypes.Ifatleastoneofthehighload
thresholdisexceeded,theloadbalancingfunctionbecomesactive.

Note: Generally,loadbalancingwithinter-RATtargetsisstartedifoneoftheloadtypes:
loadtype1,loadtype2,orloadtype3isbiggerthantherelevanttypehighthreshold
(type1highthreshold,type2highthreshold,ortype3highthreshold).Loadbalancingwith
inter-RATtargetsisstoppedifalloftheloadtypes:loadtype1,loadtype2,andloadtype3
aresmallerthantherelevanttypetargetthreshold(type1targetthreshold,
type2targetthreshold,andtype3targetthreshold).
IftheloadofallloadtypesinthesourceLTEcellisreducedbelowthetargetthreshold,
allloadbalancingisstoppedinthatcell.Loadbalacingisinaninactivestate,andthe
loadmonitoringisongoing.
Load balancing candidates
TheUE,tobehandedoverfromanLTEtoaWCDMAcell,mustbealoadbalancing
candidate(UEenteringthecell,UEinanRRCconnectedstate(everytimewhenthe
periodicretrytimeroftheUEexpires),orUEcominginwithanHO)andmeetthe
followingconditions:

TheUEhasUTRANUEcapabilities(featuregroupindexbit15and114optionally).
TheUEhasdatabearersonly(noQCI1bearer).
Anemergencybearerisnotactive.
TheUEisnotconfiguredforcarrieraggregation.
TheUEhastheB1measurementobjectsconfigured.
TheUEreportssufficientcoveragewithWCDMA.

TheloadbalancingcandidatemeasurestheradioconditionsoftheWCDMAtargetcells
usingtheB1measurement.
LTE-WCDMA handover

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IftheS1handoveristriggeredforinter-RATloadbalancing,thesourceeNBsetsthe
CauseIEvaluetoReduce load in serving cell.Aslongasloadbalancinghandovers
areaccepted,theWCDMAcellisatargetcellforloadbalancing.IftheWCDMAtarget
cellrejectsloadbalancinghandovers(cause:No Radio Resources Available in Target
Cellorloadrejectreasons),thetargetcellistemporarilyblacklistedforloadbalancing.In
thiscase,nofurtherloadisshiftedtothatcell.
TheeNBallocatesaload-balancinghandovertargetlisttoWCDMA.Thistargetcelllist
istakenfromthenewly-definedwhitelistforloadbalancing.
System impact
Interdependencies between features

LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoUTRAN
TheLTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoUTRANfeaturemustbeactivatedtogetherwith
theactivationofloadbalancing.
LTE1073:Measurement-basedRedirecttoUTRAN
TheLTE1073:Measurement-basedRedirecttoUTRANfeaturemustnotbe
configuredtoapplyredirecttoallUEsiftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing
featureisactivated.
LTE736:CSFallbacktoUTRAN
TheCSfallbackreducesloadindependentlyoftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
Balancingfeature.
IfoneofthefollowingfeaturesisactivatedalongwiththeLTE1357:LTE-UTRAN
LoadBalancingfeature,aroundrobinoffloadingmightbedone(eitherB1orA4is
configuredforacandidateUE).

LTE1841:Inter-frequencyLoadEqualization
IftheLTE1841:Inter-frequencyLoadEqualizationandLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
Balancingfeaturesareactivatedparalleltooneanother,aroundrobinmightbedone
(eitherB1orA4isconfiguredforacandidateUE).
Aproposalofhowtoconfigureseveralloadbalancingfunctionsinparallelisas
follows:

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LTE1170:IntereNBIFLoadBalancing
LTE1387:IntraeNBIFLoadBalancing
LTE1531:Inter-frequencyLoadBalancingExtension
LTE1140:IntraeNBIFLoadBalancing

lowloadinthecell-executionofloadequalization
higherloadinthecell-executionoftheLTE1170:IntereNBIFLoadBalancing
feature
muchhigherloadinthecell-executionoftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
Balancingfeature

LTE1749:MROInter-RATUTRAN
MROadaptsthresholdsforaninter-RATHO.
LTE2062:Inter-RATUTRANNeighborRelationRobustness,LTE908:ANRInter-RAT
UTRAN-FullyUE-based
TheANRfeaturesandtheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeatureare
mutuallyexclusivebecauseofsetupmeasurements.ItmustbeavoidedthatANR
deletesallUTRANneighborcellsbecausethenUTRANloadbalancingcannot
reducetheloadimmediatelyafterthehighloadistriggered.
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AUEwhichissenttoUTRANbyameasurement-basedredirect,insteadofaPS
HO,isnotusedforinter-RATloadbalancing.IftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
Balancingfeatureisactivated,theLTE2162:SRVCCforNetworkDeploymentsNot
SupportingPSHOfeaturedoesnothavetobeconfiguredtosendallUEswithout
QCI1toUTRANbyredirect.
LTE497:SmartAdmissionControl
Therearedependenciesbetweentheloadbalancingthresholdsandthe
maxGbrTrafficLimitsmartACthreshold.Thethresholdsshouldbeconfigured
thattheloadbalancingstartsfirstbeforethecongestionhandlingisstarted.
LTE1103:Load-basedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworks
Loadbalancingandenergysavingfunctionsmightworkinoppositedirection,
dependingontrafficdistribution.TherecommendationisthattheLTE1103:LoadbasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksandLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
Balancingfeaturesarenotusedatthesametime.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
TheLTEcellsareoffloadedduetoaunidirectionalloadbalancingmechanismbetween
LTEandUTRANcells.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table45:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table45

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8016C43

InterSystemloadbalancing
handoverattemptstoUTRAN

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8016C44

SuccessfulInterSystemload
balancinghandover
completionstoUTRAN

8016-LTEInterSystem
Handover(WBTS)

M8011C162

Highcellloadindicatorforload 8011-LTECellResource
balancingtoUTRAN
(WBTS)

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters

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Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Activateinter-RAT
UTRANload
balancing

actUtranLoadBal

LNBTS

UTRANbalancing
loadthresholds

utranLbLoadThreshold LNCEL
s

DLGBRresourcehigh highLoadGbrDl
load

LNCEL

utranLbLoadThreshold
s

DLnon-GBRresource highLoadNonGbrDl
highload

LNCEL

utranLbLoadThreshold
s

PDCCHhighload

highLoadPdcch

LNCEL

utranLbLoadThreshold
s

EcN0thresholdfor
loadbal.handoverto
UTRAN

thresholdEcn0UtranLb LNHOW
Filter

RSCPthresholdfor
loadbal.handoverto
UTRAN

thresholdRscpUtranLb LNHOW
Filter

LTE-UTRANload
balancingallowed

utranLbAllowed

LNRELW

Table47:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table47

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

Issue:01D

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Activatehandover
fromLTEtoWCDMA

actHOtoWcdma

LNBTS

ProhibitLoadbased
handovertimer

prohibitLBHOTimer

LNBTS

ProhibitPS-HOto
WCDMA

prohibitPsHOtoWcdma LNBTS

Cellresourcesharing
mode

cellResourceSharingM LNCEL
ode

Filteringcoefficient
usedforcpichecN0

filterCoefficientCpichE
cn0

LNCEL

Filteringcoefficient
usedforcpichRSCP

filterCoefficientCpichR
scp

LNCEL

Inter-frequencyload
balancingload
thresholds

iFLBLoadThresholds

LNCEL

Inter-frequencyload
balancingQCI1
Bearerchecktimer

iFLBBearCheckTimer

LNCEL

iFLBLoadThresholds

Inter-frequencyload
balancingGBRhigh
loadDL

iFLBHighLoadGBRDL

LNCEL

iFLBLoadThresholds

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Inter-frequencyload
balancingnon-GBR
highloadDL

iFLBHighLoadNonGB
RDL

LNCEL

iFLBLoadThresholds

Inter-frequencyload
balancingPDCCH
highload

iFLBHighLoadPdcch

LNCEL

iFLBLoadThresholds

InterFreqLoadBal
RetryTimer

iFLBRetryTimer

LNCEL

iFLBLoadThresholds

Intra-andinter-freq.
loadSettings
loadbal.commonload
settings

LNCEL

Cellcapacityclass
value

cellCapClass

LNCEL

loadSettings

Modeforcalculating
theCACinloadbal.
andeICIC

mlbEicicOperMode

LNCEL

loadSettings

Nominalnumberof
PRBsforload
balancing

nomNumPrbNonGbr

LNCEL

loadSettings

DLGBRresource
targetload

targetLoadGbrDl

LNCEL

loadSettings

DLnon-GBRresource targetLoadNonGbrDl
targetload

LNCEL

loadSettings

PDCCHtargetload

targetLoadPdcch

LNCEL

loadSettings

UplinkCACsource
selection

ulCacSelection

LNCEL

loadSettings

StaticCACforuplink

ulStaticCac

LNCEL

loadSettings

Removeallowed

removeAllowed

LNRELW

Sales information
Table48

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
SWAssetMonitoring

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No

3.8.2 Activating and configuring LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load


Balancing
Before you start
Table49:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoad
BalancinglistsparametersfortheactivationandconfigurationoftheLTE1357:LTEUTRANLoadBalancingfeature.

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1357:LTE-UTRAN
LoadBalancing
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activateinter-RATUTRANload
balancing(actUtranLoadBal)

activationflag

no

UTRANbalancingloadthresholds
(utranLbLoadThresholds)
parameters'structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Inter-frequencyloadbalancingload mandatoryconfiguration
thresholds(iFLBLoadThresholds)
parameters'structure

no

ActivatehandoverfromLTEto
WCDMA(actHOtoWcdma)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ProhibitLoadbasedhandover
timer(prohibitLBHOTimer)

optionalconfiguration

no

ProhibitPS-HOtoWCDMA
(prohibitPsHOtoWcdma)

optionalconfiguration

no

Cellresourcesharingmode
(cellResourceSharingMode)

optionalconfiguration

objectlocking

Filteringcoefficientusedforcpich
ecN0(filterCoefficientCpichEcn0)

optionalconfiguration

no

Filteringcoefficientusedforcpich
RSCP(filterCoefficientCpichRscp)

optionalconfiguration

no

Intra-andinter-freq.loadbal.
commonloadsettings
(loadSettings)parameters'
structure

optionalconfiguration

no

EcN0thresholdforloadbal.
handovertoUTRAN
(thresholdEcn0UtranLbFilter)

optionalconfiguration

no

RSCPthresholdforloadbal.
handovertoUTRAN
(thresholdRscpUtranLbFilter)

optionalconfiguration

no

LTE-UTRANloadbalancing
allowed(utranLbAllowed)

optionalconfiguration

no

Removeallowed(removeAllowed)

optionalconfiguration

no

TheLTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoUTRANfeatureneedstobeactivated
(actHOtoWcdma=true)beforeactivationoftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing
feature.
TheLTE1073:Measurement-basedRedirecttoUTRANfeatureneedstobedeactivated
beforeactivationoftheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeature.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load Balancing feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

Configure the LNADJW parameters.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate inter-RAT UTRAN load
balancing(actUtranLoadBal)parameter'svaluetotrue.

Right-clicktheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheNew LNADJWobject.
FortheLNADJWobject,settheparameters'values.
ExpandtheLNADJWobject.
FortheTarget primary PLMN identityparameters'structure,setthe
parameters'values.

Configure the UTRAN balancing load thresholds parameters' structure.


a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
SelecttheNew UTRAN balancing load thresholdsobject.
FortheUTRAN balancing load thresholdsparameters'structure,set
theparameters'valuesasfollows:

Note: TheDL GBR resource target load(targetLoadGbrDl)parameter's


valueintheIntra- and inter-freq. load bal. common load settings
(loadSettings)parameters'structureneedstobelowerthanorequaltothe
DL GBR resource high load(highLoadGbrDl)parameterinthe
UTRAN balancing load thresholds(utranLbLoadThresholds)
parameters'structure.

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DL GBR resource high load(highLoadGbrDl)

DL non-GBR resource high load(highLoadNonGbrDl)


PDCCH high load(highLoadPdcch)

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Configure the Intra- and inter-freq. load bal. common load


settings parameters' structure.
a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
SelecttheNew Intra- and inter-freq. load bal. common load settingsobject.
FortheIntra- and inter-freq. load bal. common load
settingsparameters'structure,settheparameters'values.

Configure the Inter-frequency load balancing load thresholds


parameters' structure.
a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
SelecttheNew Inter-frequency load balancing load thresholdsobject.
FortheInter-frequency load balancing load thresholds
parameters'structure,settheparameters'valuesasfollows:

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Inter Freq Load Bal Retry Timer(iFLBRetryTimer)


Inter-frequency load balancing GBR high load
DL(iFLBHighLoadGBRDL)
Inter-frequency load balancing non-GBR high load
DL(iFLBHighLoadNonGBRDL)
Inter-frequency load balancing PDCCH high
load(iFLBHighLoadPdcch)
Inter-frequency load balancing QCI1 Bearer check timer
(iFLBBearCheckTimer)

Configure the other LNBTS parameters (optional).


a) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
b) Settheparameters'valuesasfollows:

Prohibit Load based handover timer(prohibitLBHOTimer)


Prohibit PS-HO to WCDMA(prohibitPsHOtoWcdma)

Configure the other LNCEL parameters (optional).


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) Settheparameters'valuesasfollows:

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Note: ForthecellResourceSharingModedifferentthatnone,setadditional
parametersasfollows:

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Assigned cell resource group profile(cellResourceGroupPrId)


LNCELparameter
1. Right-clicktheLNBTSobject.
2. SelecttheNew CRGPRobject.
3. FortheCRGPRobject,settheparameters'values.
SettheActivate downlink interference
shaping(actDlIntShaping)LNBTSparameter'svaluetofalse.
SettheDL interference shaping active(actDlIsh)parameter'svalue
intheDownlink interference shaping
configuration(dlIshConfig)parameters'structuretofalse.
SettheActivate inter-RAT UTRAN load
balancing(actUtranLoadBal)LNBTSparameter'svaluetofalse.

Filtering coefficient used for cpich


ecN0(filterCoefficientCpichEcn0)
Filtering coefficient used for cpich
RSCP(filterCoefficientCpichRscp)
Intra- and inter-freq. load bal. common load
settings(loadSettings)parameters'structure

Configure the LNHOW parameters (optional).


a) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
b) SelecttheNew LNHOWobject.
c) FortheLNHOWobject,settheparameters'valuesasfollows:

EcN0 threshold for load bal. handover to


UTRAN(thresholdEcn0UtranLbFilter)
RSCP threshold for load bal. handover to
UTRAN(thresholdRscpUtranLbFilter)
Neighbor WCDMA BTS cell handover identifier(lnHoWId)
UTRAN carrier frequency(utraCarrierFreq)

10 Configure the LNRELW parameters (optional).


a) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.
b) SelecttheNew LNRELWobject.
c) FortheLNRELWobject,settheparameters'valuesasfollows:

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LTE-UTRAN load balancing allowed(utranLbAllowed)


Remove allowed(removeAllowed)

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WCDMA neighbor relation identifier(lnRelWId)


Target cell Id in UTRAN CGI of related neighbor
cell(uTargetCid)
Target RNC Id(uTargetRncId)
1. ExpandtheLNRELWobject.
2. ForthePrimary PLMN identity in CGI of UTRAN neighbor
cell(plmnId)parameters'structure,settheparameters'values.

11 Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

TheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeatureisactivated.
TheeNBstartsCACmonitoringinallitscells.

3.8.3 Deactivating LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load Balancing


Before you start
TheActivate inter-RAT UTRAN load balancing(actUtranLoadBal)
parameterisusedfordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNB
restartnorcelllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1357: LTE-UTRAN Load Balancing feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate inter-RAT UTRAN load
balancing(actUtranLoadBal)parameter'svaluetofalse.

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Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancingfeatureisdeactivated.

3.9 LTE1635: SIB8 AC barring for 1xRTT


3.9.1 Description of LTE1635: SIB 8 AC Barring for 1xRTT
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeaturesupportsthededicatedaccessclass
(AC)barringfor1xRTTasanextensionofLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbackto
CDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB).The1xRTTACbarringinformationisbroadcastaspartof
systeminformationblock8(SIB8).
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeatureprovidesanequallyeffectiveaccessbarastheoneinanativenetwork
duringCSfallback.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureguaranteesCSserviceswithouttheexpenseofdeployinganIMScoreand
VoIPapplications.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table50

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio BTS

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS
FL15A

UE
3GPPR9UE
capabilities

FL15A

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone Micro BTS

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Functional description
TheLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featureisdeployedin
theLTEnetworkandCDMA20001xRTTnetworkinthesamegeographicalarea,where
the1xRTTnetworkalwayshasoverlappingcoveragewiththeLTEnetwork.Inasituation
whenthe1xRTTnetworkconditionsareoverloaded,itisreasonabletorelieveitby
managingthenative1xRTTlayer.

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The1xRTTACbarringinformationisbroadcastaspartofsysteminformationblock8
(SIB8)totheUEs.Parametersfor1xRTTACbarringareoperator-configurable.TheeNB
supportsadaptingSIB81xRTTACbarringbroadcastontheairinterface,basedonthe
combinationof:

theSIB81xRTTACbarringO&Mconfigurationvalue
theSIB2:ac-BarringInfoIEvalue

Thealgorithmofac-Barring0To9-r9 IEadaption,basedonSIB2ACbarring
information,isnotappliedifacBarring0To9Adapt = false.TheacBarring0To9-r9 IEofSIB8shouldbesetasRttAcbDb.
Otherwise,thealgorithmofac-Barring0To9-r9 IEadaption,basedonSIB2AC
barringinformation,isapplied.
TheRttAcbDbfactorisasourceone,expectedbytheoperatoroftheCDMAAC
barringpassrateinCDMA1xRTTnativenetwork.Incaseofstatic1xACbarring,the
RttAcbDb = CDFIM:rttAcBar:acBarring0To9 orincaseofautomatic1xAC
barring,CDFIM:rttAcBarOvl:acBarring0To9.The1xACBadaptionisapplicable
forbothstaticACbarringandautomaticACbarringforoverload.

Note: RttAcbDb = 0meansthattheoperatorexpectstheCDMAACbarringpass


rateequal100%fortheCDMAaccessoverloadclass0-9native1xRTTnetwork.There
isnoneedtoenforceanyextraLTESIB8ACbarring.

RttAcbDb = 63meansthattheoperatorexpectstheCDMAACbarringpassrate
equal0%fortheCDMAaccessoverloadclass0-9native1xRTTnetwork.
BecauseSIB81xRTTACbarringwillonlyapplytoUE'sthathavesuccessfullyaccessed
theLTEnetwork,andSIB2LTEACbarringmaypreventsomeaccessing,thiscanresult
inahigheroverall1xRTTbarringthanthecustomermightdesire.Thepurposeof
AdaptionistoadjustthebarringfactorsinSIB8slightlybasedonhowmuchSIB2barring
isineffect,togivethecustomerthesameoverall1xRTTACbarringtheywouldseeon
thenative1xRTTsystemwiththesame1xRTTdatabasesettings.
IntheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeature,whenaUEisinR8/R91xCSFB
modeaccess1xRTTnetworkviaLTEaccesstheLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbackto
CDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)feature,during1xCSFB,1xSMS,1xRegistrationandothers,
willfollowbothSIB8ACbarringandSIB2ACbarring.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ActivationoftheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeatureismeaningfulonlywhen
theLTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featureisactivated,
andSIB8CSFB-RegistrationParam1xRTT IEisbroadcast.WhenaUEisin
R8/R9e1xCSFBmode,accessthe1xRTTnetworkviatheLTEnetwork;theSIB8AC
barringisfollowingtogetherwithSIB2ACbarring.
TheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeatureisnotsupportedbythefollowing
features:

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SIB8ACbarringisnotapplicabletheDualRx1xCSFBsincethereisnointerworking
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Note: WhenaUEisinDualRx,1xCSFBmodetriggers
EMM:Extended Service RequestforCSfallback;then,onlySIB2ACbarringwill
befollowedwhileSIB8ACBarringwillbeskipped.

LTE116:CellBandwidth-3MHz
SIB8ACbarringisnotsupportedonthe3MHzLTEcellbandwidthsincethe
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featureisnot
supportedonthe3MHzLTEcellbandwidth.
LTE117CellBandwidth-1.4MHz
SIB8ACbarringisnotsupportedonthe1.4MHzLTEcellbandwidthsincethe
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featureisnot
supportedonthe1.4MHzLTEcellbandwidth.

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table51:Newparameterslistsnewparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table51

Newparameters

Full name

122

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ACbarring0To9
adaption

acBarring0To9Adapt

CDFIM

ACbarringfor
CDMA20001xRTT

rttAcBar

CDFIM

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclasses0to
9

acBarring0To9

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass10

acBarring10

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass11

acBarring11

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass12

acBarring12

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass13

acBarring13

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass14

acBarring14

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarringfactorfor
overloadclass15

acBarring15

CDFIM

rttAcBar

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ACbarringfactorfor
emergency

acBarringEmg

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarring
modificationfactorfor
message

acBarringMsg

CDFIM

rttAcBar

ACbarring
modificationfactorfor
registration

acBarringReg

CDFIM

rttAcBar

Sales information
Table52:Salesinformationlistssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table52

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.9.2 Activating and configuring LTE1635: SIB 8 AC Barring for


1xRTT
Before you start
Table53:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor
1xRTTlistsparametersusedforactivationandconfigurationoftheLTE1635:SIB8AC
Barringfor1xRTTfeature.
Table53

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1635:SIB8ACBarring
for1xRTT
Parameter

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Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ACBarringforCDMA20001xRTT
(rttAcBar)

activationflag

no

ACBarring0To9adaptation
(acBarring0To9Adapt)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes0to9(acBarring0To9)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforemergency
(acBarringEmg)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes10(acBarring10)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes11(acBarring11)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes12(acBarring12)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes13(acBarring13)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1635:SIB8ACBarring
for1xRTT(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes14(acBarring14)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringfactorforoverload
classes15(acBarring15)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringmodificationfactorfor
message(acBarringMsg)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ACBarringmodificationfactorfor
registration(acBarringReg)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

TheLTE1441EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featureneedstobe
activatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeature.
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the feature flag of the LTE1635: SIB 8 AC Barring for 1xRTT feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SelecttheCDFIMobject.
SettheAC Barring 0To9 adaptation(acBarring0To9Adapt)
parameter'svaluetotrueorfalse.
h) IftheAC Barring 0To9 adaptation(acBarring0To9Adapt)
parameter'svalueissettotrue,dothefollowing:

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SelecttheLNCELobject.
AddtheAccess class barring for originating
calls(acBarOc)parameter.
SettheAccess class barring time for originating
calls(ocAcBarTime)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefromadropdownlist.
SettheAccess probability factor for originating
calls(ocAcProbFac)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefromadropdownlist.

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i) SelecttheCDFIMobject.
j) AddtheAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT(rttAcBar)object.
k) SettheAC Barring factor for overload classes 0 to
9(acBarring0To9)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to63.

Note: Itisalsopossibletosetthe

AC Barring factor for overload classes 0 to 9(acBarring0To9)


parameter'svaluebyexpandingtheAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTTobject.

Optional: Change parameters' default value of the CDFIM:rttAcBar instance.


a) Ifitisnecessary,changethevalueoflistedparameters:

theAC Barring factor for overload classes


10(acBarring10)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring factor for overload classes
11(acBarring11)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring factor for overload classes
12(acBarring12)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring factor for overload classes
13(acBarring13)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring factor for overload classes
14(acBarring14)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring factor for overload classes
15(acBarring15)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring modification factor for
message(acBarringMsg)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to
7.
theAC Barring factor for emergency(acBarringEmg)
parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom0to7.
theAC Barring modification factor for
registration(acBarrinReg)parameter'svaluetoadesiredvaluefrom
0to7.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
Thevalidationoftheconfigurationplanfileissuccessfullydone;theLTE1635:SIB8AC
Barringfor1xRTTfeatureisactivated.
Further information
AwarningwillbeissuedifanyoftheparametersoftheCDFIM:rttAcBarstructureor
acBarring0To9Adapt parameterarechanged,whichresultsinthatSIB1
systemInfoValueTagchangesmorethan31timesinthreehours.

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3.9.3 Deactivating LTE1635: SIB 8 AC Barring for 1xRTT


Before you start
TodeactivatetheLTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTTfeature,the
LNBTS:act1xCsfbhastobesetastrue,atleastoneLNCEL:rttCsfbType
instanceisnotsetasforbidden,andtheCDFIM:rttAcBarwithitsmandatory
parametersisconfigured.
TheAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT(rttAcBar)parameterisusedfor
deactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcelllocking.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the feature flag of the LTE1635: SIB 8 AC Barring for 1xRTT feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
ExpandtheLNCELobject.
ExpandtheCDFIMobject.
DeletetherttAcBarinstance.
Note: TheCDFIM:rttAcBarstructureanditsmandatoryparameterscanbe
modifiedonline,whichmeanstheactivationofthisdeltaplanwillnotcauseaservice
outageincasetheconfigurationplanfilecontainsonlytheseparameters.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
Thevalidationoftheconfigurationplanfileissuccessfullydone;theLTE1635:SIB8AC
Barringfor1xRTTfeatureisdeactivated.

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3.10 LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE Measurement Gaps


3.10.1 Description of LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE
Measurement Gaps
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureallowsusing
discontinuousreception(DRX)foraUEwhenameasurementgapisinstalled.The
objectiveofthisfeatureistoincreaseaUE'sbatterysavings.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeatureincreasesaUE'sbatterysavingsachievedbyusingDRXduringthetime
whenameasurementgapisinstalled.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureisoperator-modifiable,butithasnodirectimpactontheoperator'sactions.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table54

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller

OMS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A
UE

3GPPR8
mandatory

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point
-

MME

SAE GW

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureisanextensionofthe
LTE42:SupportofDRXinRRCConnectedModefeaturethatintroducedthesupportof
DRXinaCONNECTEDmode.ItbroughtaneNB'ssupportfordiscontinuousmonitoring
oftheDLcontrolchannel(PDCCH)bytheUE(DRX).Thissolutionemployedaperiodic
active/sleeppattern,thuscreatingphaseswheretheUEisnotabletoreceiveortransmit
datainstantaneously.FormoreinformationaboutthesupportofDRXinanRRC
connectedmode,seeLTE42:SupportofDRXinRRCConnectedMode.Thesolutionsin
bothofthefeaturesallowincreasingaUE'sbatterylifetime.Maximumpowersavingsare
expectedforaveryburstykindoftrafficpatterns(shortphaseswithdatafollowedby
longphaseswithnodataatall)andverylonginactivitytime,however,attheexpenseof
increasingtheDLlatency(atthestartofadownlinkdatatransmission).

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Note: TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeaturecanbeenabled
onlyiftheLTE42:SupportofDRXinRRCConnectedModefeatureisenabled.
Thedescriptionofthisfeaturecomprisesthefollowing:

MeasurementgapsinDRXmode
Measurementgapinstallation
Alignmentofmeasurementgaps
DRX/measurementgapsactivationrules

Measurement gaps in DRX mode


TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureallowstheUEtouse
theDRXinparallelwithmeasurementgaps.However,thefollowingconstraintsare
brought:

TheonlysupportedDRXprofilesduringmeasurementgapsarethedrxProfile2,
drxSmartProfile2,ordrxProfile1.NootherDRXprofileissupportedduring
measurementgaps.
WiththeactivationoftheUEmeasurementgaps,thedrxProfile2ordrxSmartProfile2
areconsideredregardlesswhetherabearerwithQCI1hasbeenestablishedornot.
IfthereisabearermappingtodrxProfile1andthedrxProfile1hasahigherpriority
thandrxProfile2/drxSmartProfile2,thenthedrxProfile1isactivated.The"normalDRX
profileselection"isappliedagainwhentheUEmeasurementsaredeactivated.
Onlythe40ms-measurementgapsaresupported.
TheDRXhastobeturnedoffduringthecircuit-switchedfallback(CSFB)tominimize
thedelayontheRRCinterface.Therefore,CSFB-triggeredmeasurementgapsare
excludedand,uponinstallingtheCSFBmeasurementgap,DRXisturnedoffvia
RRCmessagingtotheUE.
Note: Inthisfeaturedescription,theterm"measurementgap"referstonon-CSFB
measurementgaps.

Measurement gap installation


Uponinstallingameasurementgap,whentheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUE
MeasurementGapsfeatureisenabled,thedrxProfile2,drxSmartProfile2,ordrxProfile1
isusedforaUE.Themeasurementgapoffsetcalculationalgorithm,introducedbythis
feature,isusedtoswitchtheDRXprofilewhenthemeasurementgapisinstalledandto
calculatethenewDRXoffset.Themeasurementgapoffsetisselectedinsuchaway
thattheDLschedulinggapcausedbythemeasurementgapdoesnotoverlapwiththe
DRXOndurationtime.Insomecases,itisimpossibletomeetsuchacriterion,andthen
theoverlapisminimized.
ThemeasurementgapoffsetcalculationalgorithmisusedeveniftheDRXisnotutilized
duringthemeasurementgaptime,oreveniftheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUE
MeasurementGapsfeatureisdisabled.Theinstallationofthemeasurementgapaswell
astheDRXprofilechange(ifapplicable)arecommunicatedtotheUEviaRRC.
UponuninstallingthemeasurementgapsataUE,theeNBshallre-selecttheDRX
profileas"normal,"whichmeanswithoutenforcingthedrxProfile2/drxSmartProfile2in
theDRXselectionalgorithm.
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Itisrequiredtoalignthemeasurementgapswiththepotentialoccasionsofthe
schedulingrequestssothatnotallofthoseoccasionsareblankedcontinously.
Consequently,analignmentisrequiredwhenevertheperiodicityisthesameordifferent
foraschedulingrequestandmeasurementgap.
DRX/measurement gaps activation rules
WhentheDRXandmeasurementgapscompete,andtheLTE1679:DRXwithParallel
UEMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivated,theeNBproceedsasfollows:

IfthemeasurementgapsarealreadyenabledandtheDRXprofileneedstobeset
upattheUE,theeNBreleasesthemeasurementgapsandsetstheDRXprofileif
and only iftheDRXisrequiredforresolvingthecellidentityofatargetcellfora
handover,orthemeasurementswhicharecurrentlyusingthegapsarenoteventbased.Otherwise,measurementgapsarealwayskept.
WhentheconditionsforkeepingthemeasurementgapsortheDRXprofileend,the
eNBevaluateswhethertosetupanotherDRXprofileormeasurementgaps,
dependingontheactualRRCconnectionstatus.

System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturehastobeenabledbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1679:DRXwith
ParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeature:

LTE42:SupportofDRXinRRCConnectedMode

ThefollowingfeaturesdonotcooperatewiththeLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUE
MeasurementGapsfeature:

LTE736:CSFallbacktoUTRAN
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)

TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureallowstheDRXtobe
consideredduringnon-CSFBmeasurementgaps.DuringCSFBmeasurementgaps,the
DRXhastobedisabled.
ThefollowingfeaturescooperatewiththeLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurement
Gapsfeature:

LTE56:InterRATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
LTE442:NetworkAssistedCellChangetoGSM

Thefeaturesutilizethemeasurementgaps.Previously,theDRXhadtobedisabled
whenameasurementgapwasinstalled.TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUE
MeasurementGapsfeatureremovesthisrestrictionsothattheDRXcanpotentiallystay
enabledduringthetimewhenameasurementgapisinstalledintheUE.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
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Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table55:Newparameterslistsnewparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table55

Newparameters
Full name

ActivateDRXduring
measurementgap

Abbreviated name
actDrxDuringMeasGap

Managed object
LNCEL

Table56:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table56

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

ActivateDRX

Abbreviated name
actDrx

Managed object
LNCEL

Sales information
Table57

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.10.2 Activating and configuring LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE


Measurement Gaps
Before you start
TheActivate DRX during measurement gap(actDrxDuringMeasGap)
parameterisusedtoactivatetheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGaps
feature.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnorcelllocking.
ThefollowingfeatureshavetobeenabledbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1679:DRX
withParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeature:

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1679:DRXwithParallel
UEMeasurementGaps
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivateDRXduringmeasurement activationflag
gap(actDrxDuringMeasGap)

no

ActivateDRX(actDrx)

no

mandatoryconfiguration

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE Measurement Gaps feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobjectcorrespondingtothecellwheretheLTE1679:DRXwith
ParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureisbeingactivated.
e) SettheActivate DRX(actDrx)parametertotrue.
f) SettheActivate DRX during measurement
gap(actDrxDuringMeasGap)parametertotrue.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivatedandallows
usingdiscontinuousreception(DRX)foraUEwhenameasurementgapisinstalled.

3.10.3 Deactivating LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE Measurement


Gaps
Before you start
TheActivate DRX during measurement gap(actDrxDuringMeasGap)
parameterisusedtodeactivatetheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGaps
feature.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnorcelllocking.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1679: DRX with Parallel UE Measurement Gaps feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobjectcorrespondingtothecellwheretheLTE1679:DRXwith
ParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureisbeingdeactivated.
e) SettheActivate DRX during measurement
gap(actDrxDuringMeasGap)parametertofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurementGapsfeatureisdeactivated.

3.11 LTE1788: Automatic Access Class Barring


3.11.1 Description of LTE1788: Automatic Access Class Barring
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeatureprovidesanautomaticaccess
class(AC)barringforcellsthatenterahighcontrolplaneload.Thefeatureisan
enhancementoftheLTE1047:ControlPlaneOverloadHandlingfeature.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeature:

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reducesthenumberofrejectedRRCconnectionrequestsduringapersistentlyhigh
controlplaneload,thusimprovingthecallsetupsuccessrate(CSSR).
ensuresthataneNBinanoverloadstatewillnotstopworkingasaresultofapplying
automaticACbarringprocedures.
improvesthestabilityofaneNBandRANinacertainareaasaresultoffastcounter
actionsintheoverload2(OVL2)state.

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Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table59
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturedoesnotrequireanyneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeatureisanenhancementofthe
LTE1047:ControlPlaneOverloadHandlingfeature.TheLTE1788:AutomaticAccess
ClassBarringfeaturebringsanadditionalvaluetotheOVL2stateoftheLTE1047:
ControlPlaneOverloadHandlingfeature.ThefeatureperformstheACbarringforthe
control-planesignalingwhenaneNBremainsintheOVL2stateforanoperatorconfigurabletime.
AutomaticACbarringisalsoappliedto1xRTT,whichiscontainedinSIB8.
ACbarringisapplicabletothefollowingservices:

mobile-originatingdata
mobile-originatedsignaling
ServiceSpecificAccessControl(SSAC)forvoice
SSACforvideo
circuit-switchedfallback(CSFB)toUTRA/GSM
1xCSFBtoCDMA

Operational description
ThefeatureistriggeredwhenaneNBremainsinOVL2foranoperator-configurabletime
period.ThetimeperiodissetbytheAutomatic AC Barring start
timer(autoAcBarringStartTimer)parameter.Thetimerisstartedimmediately
afterthecellenterstheOVL2state.
Whentriggered,thefeaturestartsanautomaticACbarringforSIB2and(ifconfigured)
SIB8.Thismeansthatallsignalingthatmeetstheconfiguredcriteriawillnotbeadmitted.
Atthesametime,whenthefeatureistriggered,theTIME_AC_BAR_OVL(Aggregated
timeperiodofautomaticclassclassbarringduetooverload)counterisrun.
WhentheeNBgoesbacktotheOVL0state,theAutomatic AC Barring stop
timer (autoACBarringStopTimer)timerisstarted.Ifthebasestationdoesnotgoback
totheOVL2statewithinthattimeframe,theautomaticACbarringfunctionalityaswell
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duetooverload)counterareturnedoff.Afterthat,thestaticaccessclassbarringis
applied,ifconfigured.IncasethereisnostaticACbarringconfigured,noACbarringis
appliedintheeNB.
AfterleavingtheOVL2statewhenthestaticACbarringisactivated,theparameters
(mandatoryinthecaseofautomaticACbarring)configuredfortheautomaticACbarring
(forexampleAC barring for signaling OVL(acBarSigOvl),AC barring
for originating calls OVL(acBarOcOvl),orAC Barring for CDMA2000
1xRTT OVL(rttAcBarOvl))areignored.
ThefrequentswitchbetweenautomaticACbarringappliedandnotappliedalongwith
theC-planeoverloadlevelchangemighttriggerafrequentSIB2/SIB8ACbarring-related
systeminformationchange.ThismightcauseasystemInfoValueTagoverflow(the
systemInfoValueTagchangesmorethan31timeswithinthreehours).Toavoidthe
overflowsolelyduetotheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeature,aCCPMconsistencycheckingruleisapplied.Thismeansthatthefeaturecanbetriggeredonly
whenthepreviousactivationtimewasatleast(orexactly)15minutesbeforethenext
activationtime(thesumofautoAcBarringStartTimerandautoACBarringStopTimermust
begreaterthanorequalto15minutes).
Possible user scenarios
ThebenefitsofLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringaremostlynoticeableintimes
ofahightrafficload,forexample,NewYear'sEveorinovercrowdedspacessuchas
stadiums,etc.

NewYear'sEve
TheeNB'sloadisincreasinginafewhours(23hours).Therearenosuddenload
peakstakingplace,butthenumberofconnectionsisincreasingcontinuously.The
trafficmixmightincludeacircuit-switchfallback(CSFBvoice),SMS,regularLTE
data/signaling,etc.,butthesubscriber'smobilityiskeptunchanged.Allcellsare
supportingmoretrafficthantheengineeredcapacity,whichresultsinatoverloadat
aneNBlevel.
Trainarrivingatastation
Note: Inthiscase,theoperatormustpayattentiontothesystemInfoValueTagchanges.
Themaximumvalueof31changesinthreehoursmightbeeasilyexceededduetoa
toolowvalueoftheautoAcBarringStartTimerandautoACBarringStopTimer.

Whenatrainarrivesatastationorleavesalongtunnel,alargenumberof
unexpectedsignalingcasesemerge(trackingareaupdates,RRCconnection
requests,etc.).Suchalargenominalnumberofsignalingcasesexceedthe
engineeredeNB'scapacityandeventuallyleadstoanoverloadstate,which
subsequentlyleadstotriggeringtheautomaticACbarringprocedure.Inthese
scenarios,inordertoachieveaquickresponsefromtheeNBtotheincreasing
overload,averysmallTstart_acbguardtimervalueisexpectedtobeconfiguredby
theoperator.
Disasterarea
Whenanaturaldisastertakesplaceinacertaingeographicalarea,anoverloadstate
onaneNBservingthatareaisexpectedtotakealongtime.Anincreaseinthe
numberofSMSsbeingsent,emergencycallsbeingmade,highpriorityaccesses,
andanyvoicecallsisexpected.

System impact
Interdependencies between features

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ThefollowingfeatureisaprerequisitefortheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarring
feature:

LTE1047:ControlPlaneOverloadHandling

TheareinterdependenciesbetweentheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarring
featureandthefollowingfeatures::

LTE116:CellBandwidth3MHz
TheSIB2ACbarringincaseofanoverloadissupportedonthe3MHzLTEcell
bandwidthonlyiftheLTE116:CellBandwidth3MHzfeatureisactivated.
LTE117:CellBandwidth1.4MHz
TheSIB2ACbarringincaseofanoverloadissupportedonthe1.4MHzLTEcell
bandwidthonlyiftheLTE117:CellBandwidth1.4MHzfeatureisactivated.
LTE1635:SIB8ACBarringfor1xRTT

Impact on interfaces
ThisfeatureusesthefollowingSIBparametersoftheRRCinterface:

SIB2:

ac-BarringConfigforMO-Signalling
MO-Data
ssac-MMTEL-Voice
ssac-MMTEL-Video
CSFB

SIB8:

ac-BarringConfigfor1xRTT

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimprovessystembehaviorinoverloadscenarios.Thefeatureisexpectedto
improvetheaccessibilityandretainabilityduringoverloadscenariosandmaintainthe
throughputatanacceptablelevel.
Thereisnodirectimpactonuser-planeconnectionsandtheirquality.
Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table2:BTSfaultslistsBTSfaultsrelatedtothisfeature.

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BTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

6351

Systeminformation
broadcastparameters
overflow

Alarm name

3022

NETWORKSERVICE
VIRTUAL
CONNECTION
BLOCKPROCEDURE
FAILED

Measurements and counters


Table3:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table61

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

M8001C322

Timeperiodofautomatic
accessclassbarringdueto
overload

Measurement
LTECellLoad

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table4:NewParameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table62

NewParameters

Full name

AC Barring for
CDMA2000 1xRTT
OVL

136

Abbreviated name

rttAcBarOvl

Managed object
CDFIM

Structure
-

AC barring
acBarring0To9Ovl CDFIM
factor for
overload classes
0 to 9 OVL

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
factor for
overload class
10 OVL

acBarring10Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
factor for
overload class
11 OVL

acBarring11Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
factor for
overload class
12 OVL

acBarring12Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
factor for
overload class
13 OVL

acBarring13Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

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Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

AC barring
factor for
overload class
14 OVL

acBarring14Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
factor for
overload class
15 OVL

acBarring15Ovl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
Factor for
emergency OVL

acBarringEmgOvl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
modification
factor for
message OVL

acBarringMsgOvl

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

AC barring
acBarringRegOvl
modification
factor for
registration OVL

CDFIM

rttAcBarOvl

Activation of
Automatic AC
barring

actAutoAcBarring LNBTS

AC barring for
mobile
originating CS
fallback OVL

acBarCsfbOcOvl

LNCEL

AC barring list
OVL

acBarACOvl

LNCEL

acBarCsfbOcOvl

AC barring time
OVL

acBarTimeOvl

LNCEL

acBarCsfbOcOvl

AC probability
factor OVL

probFacOvl

LNCEL

acBarCsfbOcOvl

AC barring for
MMTEL video
originating
calls OVL

acBarMMTelVideoO LNCEL
cOvl

AC barring list
OVL

acBarACOvl

LNCEL

acBarMMTelVideoOcO
vl

AC barring time
OVL

acBarTimeOvl

LNCEL

acBarMMTelVideoOcO
vl

AC probability
factor OVL

probFacOvl

LNCEL

acBarMMTelVideoOcO
vl

AC barring for
MMTEL voice
originating
calls OVL

acBarMMTelVoiceO LNCEL
cOvl

AC barring list
OVL

acBarACOvl

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vl

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NewParameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

AC barring time
OVL

acBarTimeOvl

LNCEL

acBarMMTelVoiceOcO
vl

AC probability
factor OVL

probFacOvl

LNCEL

acBarMMTelVoiceOcO
vl

AC barring for
originating
calls OVL

acBarOcOvl

LNCEL

AC barring list
for mobile
originating
calls OVL

ocAcBarACOvl

LNCEL

acBarOcOvl

AC barring time
for originating
calls OVL

ocAcBarTimeOvl

LNCEL

acBarOcOvl

AC probability
factor for
originating
calls OVL

ocAcProbFacOvl

LNCEL

acBarOcOvl

AC barring for
signaling OVL

acBarSigOvl

LNCEL

AC barring list
mobile orig
signaling OVL

sigAcBarACOvl

LNCEL

acBarSigOvl

AC barring time
for signaling
OVL

sigAcBarTimeOvl

LNCEL

acBarSigOvl

AC probability
factor for
signaling OVL

sigAcProbFacOvl

LNCELActivationofC- acBarSigOvl
planeoverload
handling

Automatic AC
barring stop
timer

autoACBarringSto LNCEL
pTimer

Automatic AC
barring start
timer

autoAcBarringSta LNCEL
rtTimer

AC barred for
emergency calls
OVL

eCallAcBarredOvl LNCEL

Table5:Modifiedparameterslistsparametersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table63

Modifiedparameters
Full name

138

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Activation of C-plane
overload handling

actCplaneOvlHandling

LNBTS

Access class barring


for mobile

acBarCsfbOc

LNCEL

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Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

originating CS
fallback

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list

acBarAC

LNCEL

Access class barring


time

acBarTime

LNCEL

Access probability
factor

probFac

LNCEL

Access class barring


for MMTEL video
originating calls

acBarMMTelVideoOc

LNCEL

Access class barring


list

acBarAC

LNCEL

Access class barring


time

acBarTime

LNCEL

Access probability
factor

probFac

LNCEL

Access class barring


for MMTEL voice
originating calls

acBarMMTelVoiceOc

LNCEL

Access class barring


list

acBarAC

LNCEL

Access class barring


time

acBarTime

LNCEL

Access probability
factor

probFac

LNCEL

Access class barring


for originating calls

acBarOc

LNCEL

Access class barring


list for mobile
originating calls

ocAcBarAC

LNCEL

Access class barring


time for originating
calls

ocAcBarTime

LNCEL

Access probability
factor for
originating calls

ocAcProbFac

LNCEL

Access barring for


signaling

acBarSig

LNCEL

Access class barring


list mobile orig
signaling

sigAcBarAC

LNCEL

Access class barring


time for signaling

sigAcBarTime

LNCEL

Access probability
factor for signaling

sigAcProbFac

LNCEL

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Modifiedparameters(Cont.)
Full name

Abbreviated name

Access barred for


emergency calls

eCallAcBarred

Managed object
LNCEL

Sales information
Table6:Salesinformationpresentsthesalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table64

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.11.2 Activating and configuring LTE1788: Automatic Access


Class Barring
Before you start
Table7presentstheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1788:
AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeature.
Table65

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:Automatic
AccessClassBarring
Parameter

Purpose

Activation of Automatic
activationflag
AC
Barring(actAutoAcBarring)

140

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
no

Automatic AC Barring
start
timer(autoAcBarringStart
Timer)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Automatic AC Barring
stop
timer(autoACBarringStopT
imer)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barred for emergency


calls
OVL(eCallAcBarredOvl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring for signaling


OVL(acBarSigOvl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring time for


signaling
OVL(sigAcBarTimeOvl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC probability factor
for signaling
OVL(sigAcProbFacOvl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barring for
originating calls
OVL(acBarOcOvl)

optionalconfiguration

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:Automatic
AccessClassBarring(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

AC barring time for


originating calls
OV(ocAcBarTimeOvl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC probability factor
for originating calls
OVL(ocAcProbFacOvl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barring for MMTEL


optionalconfiguration
voice originating calls
OVL(acBarMMTelVoiceOcOvl)
AC barring time
OVL(acBarTimeOvl)

no

mandatoryconfiguration

no

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
MMTEL voice
originating calls
OVLstructure.

AC probability factor
OVL(probFacOvl)
Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
MMTEL voice
originating calls
OVLstructure.

AC barring for MMTEL


optionalconfiguration
video originating calls
OVL(acBarMMTelVideoOcOvl)

no

mandatoryconfiguration

no

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barring for mobile


originating CS fallback
OVL(acBarCsfbOcOvl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring time
OVL(acBarTimeOvl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barring time
OVL(acBarTimeOvl)

Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
MMTEL video
originating calls
OVLstructure.

AC probability factor
OVL(probFacOvl)

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object locking

Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
MMTEL video
originating calls
OVLstructure.

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:Automatic
AccessClassBarring(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
mobile originating
CS fallback OVL
structure.
mandatoryconfiguration

no

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload classes 0 to 9
OVL(acBarring0To9Ovl)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

AC barring Factor for


emergency
OVL(acBarringEmgOvl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 10
OVL(acBarring10Ovl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 11
OVL(acBarring11Ovl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 12
OVL(acBarring12Ovl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 13
OVL(acBarring13Ovl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 14
OVL(acBarring14vl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring factor for


overload class 15
OVL(acBarring15Ovl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC barring modification
factor for message
OVL(acBarringMsgOvl)

optionalconfiguration

no

AC probability factor
OVL(probFacOvl)

Note: Thisparameterrefers
totheAC barring for
mobile originating
CS fallback OVL
structure.

AC Barring for CDMA2000


1xRTT OVL(rttAcBarOvl)

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Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Note: Whenthisparameter
isconfigured,it's(following)
structureparameters'
configurationismandatory,

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1788:Automatic
AccessClassBarring(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

AC barring modification
factor for registration
OVL(acBarringRegOvl)

optionalconfiguration

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
no

TheLTE1047:ControlPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureneedstobeactivated/configured
beforetheactivationoftheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeature.
BeforeactivationoftheLTE1788:AutomaticAccessClassBarringfeature,ensurethat
thestaticaccessclassbarringparametersareconfiguredaccordingtoyour
expectations.EnsurethattheoverloadACbarringparametersarewellcoordinatedwith
staticACbarringparameters
Procedure
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1788: Automatic Access Class Barring feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configutrationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation of Automatic AC Barring(actAutoAcBarring)
LNBTSparameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the timer after which eNB starts automatic AC barring (optional).
a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) SettheAutomatic AC Barring start
timer(autoAcBarringStartTimer)parametertoaneededvalue.
Thedefaultvalueis300s.

Configure the timer after which eNB stops automatic AC barring (optional).
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheAutomatic AC Barring stop
timer(autoACBarringStopTimer)parametertoaneededvalue.

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Thedefaultvalueis3600s.

Indicate if access is barred for emergency calls in this cell when automatic AC
barring broadcast condition is met due to an eNB C-plane overload.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheAC barred for emergency calls OVL(eCallAcBarredOvl)
LNCELparameter'svaluetobarredorNot barred.

Note: Forthefeaturetofunctionproperly,atleastoneoftheparametersdefinedinthe
followingstepsmustbeconfigured.
Theparametersaredefinedforeachcellseparately.

Configure access barring for signaling OVL.


a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Ifrequired,right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselectNewAC barring for
signaling OVL(acBarSigOvl).
c) ExpandthecreatedAC barring for signaling OVLobject.
d) SelectAC barring for signaling OVL-1.
e) Configureatleastthefollowingparameters:

f)

AC barring time for signaling OVL(sigAcBarTimeOvl)


TheparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringtimewhentheautomaticAC
barringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-planeoverload.
AC probability factor for signaling
OVL(sigAcProbFacOvl)
TheparameterdefinestheprobabilityofaUEestablishinganRRC
connectionwhentheautomaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetdueto
aneNBC-planeoverload.

Optionally,configureaccessclassbarringforspecialaccessclassesfromAC11
toAC15bysettingavaluetotrueorfalse.

Configure access class barring for originating calls OVL.


a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Ifrequired,right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselectNewAC barring for
originating calls OVL(acBarOcOvl).
c) ExpandthecreatedAC barring for originating calls OVLobject.
d) SelectAC barring for originating calls OVL- 1.
e) Configureatleastthefollowingparameters:

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AC barring time for originating calls


OV(ocAcBarTimeOvl)

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TheparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringtimewhentheautomaticAC
barringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-planeoverload.

f)

AC probability factor for originating calls


OVL(ocAcProbFacOvl)
TheparameterdefinestheprobabilityofaUEestablishinganRRC
connectionwhentheautomaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetdueto
aneNBC-planeoverload.

Optionally,configureaccessclassbarringforspecialaccessclassesfromAC11
toAC15bysettingavaluetotrueorfalse.

Configure access class barring for MMTEL voice originating calls OVL.
Note: TobeabletoconfigureaccessclassbarringforMMTELvoiceoriginatingcalls,
theLTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoicefeaturemustbeenabledfirst.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Ifrequired,right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselectNewAC barring for
MMTEL voice originating calls OVL(acBarMMTelVoiceOcOvl).
c) ExpandthecreatedAC barring for MMTEL voice originating calls OVLobject.
d) SelectAC barring for MMTEL voice originating calls OVL-1.
e) Configureatleastthefollowingparameters:

f)

AC barring time OVL(acBarTimeOvl)


TheparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringtimewhentheautomaticAC
barringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-planeoverload.
AC probability factor OVL(probFacOvl)
TheparameterdefinestheprobabilityofaUEestablishinganRRC
connectionwhentheautomaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetdueto
aneNBC-planeoverload.

Optionally,configureaccessclassbarringforspecialaccessclassesfromAC11
toAC15bysettingavaluetotrueorfalse.

Configure access class barring for MMTEL video originating calls OVL.
Note: TobeabletoconfigureaccessclassbarringforMMTELvoiceoriginatingcalls,
theLTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoicefeaturemustbeenabledfirst.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Ifrequired,right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselectNewAC barring for
MMTEL video originating calls OVL(acBarMMTelVideoOcOvl).
c) ExpandthecreatedAC barring for MMTEL video originating calls OVLobject.
d) SelectAC barring for MMTEL video originating calls OVL-1.
e) Configureatleastthefollowingparameters:

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AC barring time OVL(acBarTimeOvl)


TheparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringtimewhentheautomaticAC
barringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-planeoverload.

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AC probability factor OVL(probFacOvl)


TheparameterdefinestheprobabilityofaUEestablishinganRRC
connectionwhentheautomaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetdueto
aneNBC-planeoverload.

Optionally,configureaccessclassbarringforspecialaccessclassesfromAC11
toAC15bysettingavaluetotrueorfalse.

10 Configure access class barring for mobile originating CS fallback OVL.

g
g

Note: TheCSfallbackappliesonlytothe3GPPCSFB.Formoreinformation,see
3GPPTS36.331.
Note: Tobeabletoconfigureaccessclassbarringformobile-originatingCSfallback,
theLTE562:CSFBtoUTRANorGSMviaRedirectandLTE736:CSFallbacktoUTRAN
mustbeactivated.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) Ifrequired,right-clicktheLNCELobjectandselectNewAC barring for
mobile originating CS fallback OVL(acBarCsfbOcOvl)object.
c) ExpandthecreatedAC barring for mobile originating CS fallback OVLobject.
d) SelectAC barring for mobile originating CS fallback OVL-1.
e) Configureatleastthefollowingparameters:

f)

AC barring time OVL(acBarTimeOvl)


TheparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringtimewhentheautomaticAC
barringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-planeoverload.
AC probability factor OVL(probFacOvl)
TheparameterdefinestheprobabilityofaUEestablishinganRRC
connectionwhentheautomaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetdueto
aneNBC-planeoverload.

Optionally,configureaccessclassbarringforspecialaccessclassesfromAC11
toAC15bysettingavaluetotrueorfalse.

11 Configure access class barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT fallback OVL.


TheCSfallbackappliesonlytotheCDMA20001xRTTfallback.Formore
information,seeC.S0097.

Note: TobeabletoconfigureaccessclassbarringforCDMA20001xRTTfallback,the
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)featuremustbe
activated.
a)
b)
c)
d)

SelecttheLNCELobject.
Right-clicktheLNCELobjectandfromadrop-downlistselecttheCDFIMobject.
Right-clicktheCDFIMobject.
Fromthedrop-downmenuselectNewAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT
OVL(rttAcBarOvl).
e) ExpandtheAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT OVLobject.
f) SelectAC Barring for CDMA2000 1xRTT OVL- 1.

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g) Configureatleastthefollowingparameter:

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AC barring factor for overload classes 0 to 9


OVL(acBarring0To9Ovl)
Theparameterdefinestheaccessclassbarringfrom0to9whenthe
automaticACbarringbroadcastconditionismetduetoaneNBC-plane
overload.

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h) Optionallyconfigurethefollowingparameters:

AC barring Factor for emergency OVL(acBarringEmgOvl)


Defaultvalueis:0
TheparametervaluesfromAC barring factor for overload
class 10 OVL(acBarring10Ovl)toAC barring factor for
overload class 15 OVL(acBarring15Ovl)
Defaultvaluesare:0
AC barring modification factor for message
OVL(acBarringMsgOvl)
Defaultvalueis:0
AC barring modification factor for registration
OVL(acBarringRegOvl)
Defaultvalueis:0

12 Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

Thefeaturehasbeenactivated,andtheparametersettingsarepersistentlystoredin
theeNB.
NetActandBTSSiteManagerareinformedaboutthechangedconfiguration(which
isvisiblethroughnotifications).

3.11.3 Deactivating LTE1788: Automatic Access Class Barring


Before you start
TheActivation of Automatic AC Barring(actAutoAcBarring)parameter
isusedfordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestart
norcelllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1788: Automatic Access Class Barring feature.


a) GototheRadio Network Configutrationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SelecttheLNBTSobject.

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d) SettheActivation of Automatic AC Barring(actAutoAcBarring)


LNBTSparameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
Thefeaturehasbeensuccessfullydisabled,andtheaccessclassesarenolonger
automaticallybarred.

3.12 LTE1804: Downlink Carrier Aggregation 3 CC - 60


MHz
3.12.1 Description of LTE1804: Downlink Carrier Aggregation 3
CC - 60 MHz
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureintroducesdownlink
(DL)carrieraggregation(CA)inmultiplesofthreecellcombinations,whereagivenuser
equipment(UE)isconfiguredwithtwosecondarycells(SCells).TheevolvedNodeB
(eNB)hasmorethantwocellsondifferentfrequenciespersector.Thefeaturesupports
CAintheDLforthreecomponentcarriers(CCs)ofupto60MHzascomparedtothe
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHzfeature.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeatureofferstheenduseranimprovedpeakandaverageUEDLthroughput.Note
thatthisisonlybeneficialincellsthatarenotfullyloaded.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovidesthefollowingbenefitstotheoperator:

allowstheoperatortoaggregatetheairinterfaceofthreeoverlappingcellswiththe
bandwidths(BWs)ofupto20MHz+20MHz+20MHztoreachhighDLpeakrates
forindividualusers
allowstheoperatortoincreasetheUE'speakdataratebyupto450Mbpsincaseof
fragmentedspectrumincertainloadconditions
enablesfastloadbalancingforCAUEswithinthethreeDLcells

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements

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System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

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OMS
-

UE

3GPPR11
UE
capabilities
3GPPR12
UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

Flexi Zone Access


Point
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureintroducesCAinthe
DLforthreeCCsandthreenon-aggregateduplink(UL)cells.Amixofnon-CAandCA
UEswithtwoorthreeaggregatedCCsissupportedintheDLoneachcell.
TheFigure9:Examplesofthree-cellCAshowsexamplesofCAwiththreecellsper
sector.Scenarios1and2correspondtothe3rdGenerationPartnershipProject(3GPP)
TS36.300.

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Examplesofthree-cellCA

f1

f3

f2

f1

f3

Scenario2with3cellspersector

Scenario1with3cellspersector

f1

f2

f2

f3

Scenario1or2with3cellspersector(withnon-wirelessrepeater)

Aggregated cell configurations


ThefollowingarethecellconfigurationssupportedbytheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation3CC-60MHzfeature:

band combinations
Thefollowingaretheadditionalsupportedbandcombinationsforthedeployment
scenarios1and2asdescribedbythe3GPPTS36.300:

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band1+band3+band5(BWcombinationset:0)
band1+band3+band8(BWcombinationset:0and2)
band1+band5+band7(BWcombinationset:1)
band1+band18+band28
band2+band2+band5(band2non-contiguous)
band2+band2+band12(band2non-contiguous)
band2+band2+band29(band2contiguous)
band2+band4+band4(band4non-contiguous)
band2+band4+band5
band2+band4+band12
band2+band5+band30
band2+band12+band30
band2+band29+band30
band3+band3+band7
band3+band3+band8
band3+band7+band20
band4+band4+band5(band4non-contiguous)

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band4+band4+band12(band4non-contiguous)
band4+band5+band30
band4+band12+band30
band4+band29+band30
Note: TheBWcombinationsetis0ifnotindicated.

BW combinations
ThemaximumaggregatedDLBWis60MHz.Thefollowingaretheadditional
supportedBWcombinationsfor2Rx/2TxconfigurationperCC:

5MHz+5MHz+5MHz
5MHz+5MHz+10MHz
5MHz+5MHz+15MHz
5MHz+5MHz+20MHz
5MHz+10MHz+10MHz
5MHz+10MHz+15MHz
5MHz+10MHz+20MHz
5MHz+15MHz+15MHz
5MHz+15MHz+20MHz
5MHz+20MHz+20MHz
10MHz+10MHz+10MHz
10MHz+10MHz+15MHz
10MHz+10MHz+20MHz
10MHz+15MHz+15MHz
10MHz+15MHz+20MHz
10MHz+20MHz+20MHz
15MHz+15MHz+15MHz
15MHz+15MHz+20MHz
15MHz+20MHz+20MHz
20MHz+20MHz+20MHz
Note: The10MHz+10MHz+20MHzBWcombinationistheonlyconfiguration
supportedintheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeaturefrom
theLTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHzfeature.

ThefollowingarethesupportedBWcombinationswith4Rx/4Txconfigurationonthe
CCwiththehighestcellBW:

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5MHz+5MHz+5MHz
5MHz+5MHz+10MHz
5MHz+5MHz+15MHz
5MHz+5MHz+20MHz
5MHz+10MHz+10MHz
5MHz+10MHz+15MHz
5MHz+10MHz+20MHz
10MHz+10MHz+10MHz
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10MHz+10MHz+20MHz
Note: ThisiswiththeimplicitassumptionofninecellspereNBwiththreeFSPs.
However,becauseoflargeuserplanedeployments,the4Rx/4Tx+4Rx/4Tx+4Rx/4Tx
configurationissupportedevenforthe20MHz+20MHz+20MHzBWcombination
withalimitednumberofcells.

eNB antenna configurations


ThefollowingarethesupportedeNBantennaconfigurations:

2Tx/2Rx+2Tx/2Rx+2Tx/2Rx
2Tx/2Rx+2Tx/2Rx+4Tx/4Rx
2Tx/4Rx+4Tx/4Rx+4Tx/4Rx
4Tx/4Rx+4Tx/4Rx+4Tx/4Rx

Note: Onlythe3GPP-definedbandandBWcombinationsaresupported.DLCAisonly
appliedforUEswithrelatedUEcapabilities.TheparalleluseoftheULcoordinated
multipointtransmission(CoMP)mightberestricted.
Functionality
ThisfeatureisanextensiontotheLTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40
MHzfeature.Formoredetails,seetheLTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC40MHzfeaturedescription.ThefunctionsoftheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation
3CC-60MHzfeaturearedescribedasfollows:

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Basedontheradioadmissioncontrol(RAC)selection,eitheroneortwoSCellsfora
three-cell-CAcandidateUEisadded.Athree-cell-CAcandidateUEcanbeatwocell-CAcandidateUEatthesametime.TheUEcanbeconfiguredwithoneSCell.A
UEsupportingCAofthreecellsthatisathree-cell-CAcandidateisconfiguredwith
physicaluplinkcontrolchannel(PUCCH)format3whenoneSCellisadded.AUE
supportingCAofthreecellsthatisnotathree-cell-CAcandidateisconfiguredwith
PUCCHformat1bwcswhenoneSCellisadded.
ThemaximumnumberofUEswithoneortwoSCellsconfiguredisincreased.
SCellreleaseofonefromtwoSCellsconfiguredbecauseofcelllock/shutdownis
introduced.TheotherconfiguredSCell,whichisnotlocked/shutdown,continuesto
servetheCAUE.
Theinterworkingwiththenominalbitrate(NBR)isimproved.TheNBRisallowedin
theDLforthree-cell-CAcandidateUEs.
StepwiseSCellactivationoftwoconfiguredSCellsbecauseoftrafficisintroduced.
OneSCellisactivatediftrafficfirstisrequired.Afterthat,acheckismadeifthe
secondSCellneedstobeactivatedbecauseoftrafficorifoneactiveSCellis
sufficientforthatUE.
TheconfigurableSCellactivationconservativenesslevelforoneandtwoconfigured
SCellsisimproved.Itisrecommendedtosetthe
sCellActivationCyclePeriodandscellActivationLevelparametersto
lowvaluestoachievefastactivationforTransmissionControlProtocol(TCP)traffic
andshortresponsetime.
ThesimultaneousAckNackAndCQI-Format3-r11dedicatedradioresourcecontrol
(RRC)informationelementissettotrue.Theperiodicchannelstateinformation
(CSI)issentonRRCconnectiononthePUCCHformat3withpositive
acknowledgment(ACK)/negativeacknowledgment(NACK)ifitissupportedbythe
Rel-11UE.DroppingoftheperiodicCSIorSCellschedulingrestrictiontoavoidthe
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Note: Thesub-bandperiodicCSIisnotrecommendedtobeconfiguredwhentheDL
CAisenabled.Instead,onlythewidebandperiodicCSIisrecommendedtobe
configured.

ThePUCCHformat3resourcevalueselectionwithconfigurable(oneortwo)
PUCCHformat3physicalresourceblocks(PRBs)isintroduced.Theoperatorcan
configuretheamountofavailablePUCCHformat3resources.
TheschedulingofsingleormultipleUEsonthreeservingcellswithnewbandorBW
combinationswithconfigurableCAfairnessissupported.
TheinterworkingwiththepeakdataratecappingfortwoactiveSCellsisimproved.
Thefollowingnewperformancemanagement(PM)countersareintroduced:

SCellschedulingblockingrateduetoconflictonPUCCHformat3resources
SCellschedulingblockingrateduetoconflictonPUCCHformat1bwcsresources

System impact
Interdependencies between features
Thisfeatureisenabledtogetherwiththefollowingfeatures:

LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNodeBs
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz

Theinterworkingwiththefollowingfeaturesisexcluded:

LTE117:CellBandwidth1.4MHz
LTE116:CellBandwidth3MHz
LTE1382:CellResourceGroups(interworkingwithDLCAoftwoservingcellsis
possible)

TheLTE1542:FDDSupercellandLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60
MHzfeaturescanbeenabledtogether.Thesupercell-enabledcellsandsupercelldisabledcellsmightaffecttheCAperformancebecauseofcoveragemismatch.
Therefore,CArelations(CARELobjects)mustbeplannedcarefully.Inaddition,the
featuresaddressingCAcoveragemismatchscenarios,suchastheLTE2006:Flexible
SCellSelectionfeature,shouldbeconsideredforactivation.
TheLTE1367:AutomaticCellCombinationAssignmentforCarrierAggregationand
LTE1951:AutomaticConfigurationSupportforCAforMulti-carriereNBsfeaturesdonot
supportCAofsupercell-enabledcellsandsupercell-disabledcells.Thus,manual
configurationofCArelationsisneededinthesemixedconfigurationscenarios.
Impact on interfaces
ThisfeatureaffectstheUuinterfaceasfollows:

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Note: Itisrecommendedtousethefollowing:

optimizedRLCprofileforthree-CCCA
profileID6(default)fortherlcProfIdx3ccparameter

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureenhancesthesingle
userDL-peakthroughputbyaggregatingthreecarriersupto20MHz+20MHz+20
MHz.

Note: TheconfigurablelevelofSCellactivationconservativenessandstepwiseSCell
activationmightreducethethroughputoftheCAUEs,butitmightbebeneficialfor
otherUEs.
Thefollowingfeatureenhancementsaffectthecapacity:

ThenumberofUEswithoneortwoSCellsconfiguredisincreased.Thishasalsoan
impactonthenumberofRRC_CONNECTEDUEsinthecells.
ThenumberofUEswithoneSCell(usingPUCCHformat1bcws)ortwoSCells
configured(usingPUCCHformat3)pertransmissiontimeinterval(TTI)percellis
increasedbecausethenumberofPUCCHformat3PRBsisincreased.

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table67:Newcountersliststhecountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table67

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8011C166

SCellschedulingblockingrate
duetoconflictsonPUCCH
format1bwcsresources

LTECellResource

M8011C167

SCellschedulingblockingrate
duetoconflictsonPUCCH
format3resources

LTECellResource

Key performance indicators


Table68:Newkeyperformanceindicatorsliststhekeyperformanceindicators
introducedinthisfeature.

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Newkeyperformanceindicators
KPI ID

KPI name

LTE_5700a

E-UTRANSCellSchedulingBlockingRateduetoConflictson
PUCCHFormat1bwcsResources

LTE_5701a

E-UTRANSCellSchedulingBlockingRateduetoConflictson
PUCCHFormat3Resources

Parameters
Table69:Newparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table69

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

BTSIDoftheparent
eNBofthecelltobe
aggregated

lnBtsId

CAREL

Carrieraggregation
poolID

caPoolId

LNCEL

EnableBandwidth
CombinationChecks

enableBwCombCheck

LNBTS

Profile6ofRLC
parameters

rlcProf6

LNBTS

PollPDU

pollPdu

LNBTS

rlcProf6

RLCprofileId

rlcProfileId

LNBTS

rlcProf6

Timerpollretransmit

tPollRetr

LNBTS

rlcProf6

Timerstatusprohibit

tProhib

LNBTS

rlcProf6

Timerreordering

tReord

LNBTS

rlcProf6

Conservativeness
levelofSCell
activation

scellActivationLevel

LNBTS

RLCprofileindexfor3 rlcProfIdx3cc
CCCA

LNBTS

qciTab7

RLCprofileindexfor3 rlcProfIdx3cc
CCCA

LNBTS

qciTab8

RLCprofileindexfor3 rlcProfIdx3cc
CCCA

LNBTS

qciTab9

RLCprofileindexfor3 rlcProfIdx3cc
CCCA

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Table70:Modifiedparametersliststheparametersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table70

Modifiedparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Activationofdownlinkcarrier
aggregation

156

actDLCAggr

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Modifiedparameters(Cont.)
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

SchedulingCAfairnesscontrol caSchedFairFact
factor

LNBTS

SCellactivationmethod

sCellActivationMethod

LNBTS

SCellactivationcycleperiod

sCellActivationCyclePeriod

LNBTS

Maxnumbercarrieraggr
configuredUEs

maxNumCaConfUe

LNCEL

Maxnumbercarrieraggr
configuredUEs3Carriers

maxNumCaConfUe3c

LNCEL

MaxnumberCarrierAggr
configuredUEsdoublecarrier

maxNumCaConfUeDc

LNCEL

NumberofPUCCHPRBsfor
HARQformat3

nPucchF3Prbs

LNCEL

Table71:Relatedexistingparametersliststheexistingparametersrelatedtothis
feature.
Table71

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Maxnumberof
maxNumScells
secondarycellsforDL
carrieraggr

LNCEL

QCItranslationtable
QCI7

qciTab7

LNBTS

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNBTS

qciTab7

DSCP

dscp

LNBTS

qciTab7

EnforceTTIbundling

enforceTtiBundling

LNBTS

qciTab7

Logicalchannelgroup
identifier

lcgid

LNBTS

qciTab7

Nominalbitrate
downlink

nbrDl

LNBTS

qciTab7

Nominalbitrateuplink nbrUl

LNBTS

qciTab7

Priority

prio

LNBTS

qciTab7

QCI

qci

LNBTS

qciTab7

QCIsupport

qciSupp

LNBTS

qciTab7

Resourcetype

resType

LNBTS

qciTab7

RLCmode

rlcMode

LNBTS

qciTab7

RLCprofileindex

rlcProfIdx

LNBTS

qciTab7

Schedulingbucket
sizeduration

schedulBSD

LNBTS

qciTab7

Schedulingpriority

schedulPrio

LNBTS

qciTab7

Schedulingweight

schedulWeight

LNBTS

qciTab7

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Full name

158

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

QCItranslationtable
QCI8

qciTab8

LNBTS

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNBTS

qciTab8

DSCP

dscp

LNBTS

qciTab8

EnforceTTIbundling

enforceTtiBundling

LNBTS

qciTab8

Logicalchannelgroup
identifier

lcgid

LNBTS

qciTab8

Nominalbitrate
downlink

nbrDl

LNBTS

qciTab8

Nominalbitrateuplink nbrUl

LNBTS

qciTab8

Priority

prio

LNBTS

qciTab8

QCI

qci

LNBTS

qciTab8

QCIsupport

qciSupp

LNBTS

qciTab8

Resourcetype

resType

LNBTS

qciTab8

RLCmode

rlcMode

LNBTS

qciTab8

RLCprofileindex

rlcProfIdx

LNBTS

qciTab8

Schedulingbucket
sizeduration

schedulBSD

LNBTS

qciTab8

Schedulingpriority

schedulPrio

LNBTS

qciTab8

Schedulingweight

schedulWeight

LNBTS

qciTab8

QCItranslationtable
QCI9

qciTab9

LNBTS

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNBTS

qciTab9

DSCP

dscp

LNBTS

qciTab9

EnforceTTIbundling

enforceTtiBundling

LNBTS

qciTab9

Logicalchannelgroup
identifier

lcgid

LNBTS

qciTab9

Nominalbitrate
downlink

nbrDl

LNBTS

qciTab9

Nominalbitrateuplink nbrUl

LNBTS

qciTab9

Priority

prio

LNBTS

qciTab9

QCI

qci

LNBTS

qciTab9

QCIsupport

qciSupp

LNBTS

qciTab9

Resourcetype

resType

LNBTS

qciTab9

RLCmode

rlcMode

LNBTS

qciTab9

RLCprofileindex

rlcProfIdx

LNBTS

qciTab9

Schedulingbucket
sizeduration

schedulBSD

LNBTS

qciTab9

Schedulingpriority

schedulPrio

LNBTS

qciTab9

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name
Schedulingweight

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

schedulWeight

LNBTS

qciTab9

QCItranslationtable
qciTabOperator
operatorspecificQCIs

LNBTS

Countergroup

counterGroup

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Delaytarget

delayTarget

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

DRXprofileindex

drxProfileIndex

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

DSCP

dscp

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

EnforceTTIbundling

enforceTtiBundling

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

L2overheadfactor
GBRDl

l2OHFactorDl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

L2overheadfactor
GBRUl

l2OHFactorUl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Logicalchannelgroup
identifier

lcgid

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

MaximumGBR
downlink

maxGbrDl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

MaximumGBRuplink

maxGbrUl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Nominalbitrate
downlink

nbrDl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Nominalbitrateuplink nbrUl

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Priority

prio

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

QCI

qci

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

QCIsupport

qciSupp

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Resourcetype

resType

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

RLCmode

rlcMode

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

RLCprofileindex

rlcProfIdx

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Schedulingbucket
sizeduration

schedulBSD

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Schedulingpriority

schedulPrio

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

Schedulingweight

schedulWeight

LNBTS

qciTabOperator

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3.12.2 Activating and configuring LTE1804: Downlink Carrier


Aggregation 3 CC - 60 MHz
Before you start
TheActivation of downlink Carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)
parameteractivatesthefeature.TheMax number of secondary cells for DL
carrier aggr(maxNumScells)parameterallowsaggregationofthreeservingcells.
ModificationoftheseparametersrequireseNBrestart.
ItisrecommendedtosettheSched Carrier Aggr fairness control factor
(caSchedFairFact)parametervalueto0fortheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation3CC-60MHzfeature.
Table73

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1804:Downlink
CarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeature

Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activationofdownlink
Carrieraggregation
(actDLCAggr)

activationflag

eNBrestart

Maxnumberof
secondarycellsforDL
carrieraggr
(maxNumScells)

mandatoryconfiguration

eNBrestart

TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureisenabledtogether
withtheLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz,LTE1332:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation-40MHz,LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNodeBs,and
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHzfeatures.Thesefeaturesusethe
sameactivationflag.Formoreinformationaboutfeaturedependencies,see
Interdependenciesbetweenfeatures.
InoperatingtheCAfeatures,itmightbenecessarytosetthelink speedparameter.
ThisisdescribedintheCommissioningFlexiMultiradioBTSLTEdocument.Notethat
thedefaultvalue(Auto)ofthisparameterisnormallytheoptimalselection.
TheeNBsupportsthedeploymentrequiredforCA.AllLNCELsintheeNBmusthave
theCarrier aggregation pool ID(caPoolId)parameterconfiguredwhenthe
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureisenabled.TheCAcells
withsubordinatedCARELorCAcellslinkedbyCAREL-lcrIdofanotherLNCELmust
havethesameCApoolID.
Iftherearemorethantwocellspersector,eachcellcanhavemultipleCARELsand
eachcellcanbelinkedbyCAREL-lcrIdofothermultiplecells.Themaximumnumber
ofSCellcandidatesperPCellistwo.MultipleCARELsofonecelldonotpointtothe
samecell.
ThefollowingparametersmustbesetbeforeactivatingtheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation3CC-60MHzfeature:

160

ThePUCCH bandwidth for CQI(nCqiRb)parametermusthaveavalue


greaterthan1.
TheNumber of PUCCH PRBs for HARQ format 3(nPucchF3Prbs)
parametermusthaveavaluegreaterthan0.

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TheCQI periodicity network period(cqiPerNp)parametermusthavea


valuelessthanorequalto40ms.

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activation of downlink Carrier


aggregation (actDLCAggr) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation of downlink Carrier
aggregation(actDLCAggr)parametervaluetotrue.

Create a new CAREL object.


a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) CreateanewCARELobject.

Note: TheCApoolID(LNCEL-caPoolId)mustbeconsistentwithintheCAcluster.
TheCARELobjectsmustonlypointtocellsintheirCApool.

Configure the Max number of secondary cells for DL carrier aggr


(maxNumScells) parameter.
a) ExpandtheselectedLNBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNCELobject.
c) SettheMax number of secondary cells for DL carrier
aggr(maxNumScells)parametervalueto2.

Note: Whentheparametervalueissetto2,theeNBusesCAwithtwoorthreeCCs
andtheNumber of PUCCH PRBs for HARQ format 3(nPucchF3Prbs)
parametermustnotbesetto0.

(Optional) Configure the Profile 6 of RLC parameters (rlcProf6)


parameter.
OntheexpandedLNBTSobject,selecttheProfile 6 of RLC parametersobjectand
definethevalueofeachparameterwithinthisobject.

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Note: Thedefaultvaluesfortheparameterswithinthisobjectareset.Modificationof
thedefaultvaluesisnotmandatory.

(Optional) Configure the RLC profile index for 3 CC


CA (rlcProfIdx3cc) parameter.
OntheexpandedLNBTSobject,selecttheQCI translation table QCI 6objectand
definethevalueoftheRLC profile index for 3 CC CA(rlcProfIdx3cc)
parameter.

Note: ThisstepisalsoapplicablefortheQCI translation table QCI 7,


QCI translation table QCI 8,andQCI translation table QCI 9objects.

(Optional) Create a new QCI translation table operator specific QCIs object.
a) Right-clickontheLNBTSobject.
b) CreateanewQCI translation table operator specific QCIsobjectanddefine
thevalueofeachparameterwithinthisobject.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected Outcome
TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureisenabledinthe
eNB.TheeNBusesCAwithtwoorthreeCCs.

3.12.3 Deactivating LTE1804: Downlink Carrier Aggregation 3 CC


- 60 MHz
Before you start
TheMax number of secondary cells for DL carrier
aggr(maxNumScells)parameterdeactivatesthefeature.Modificationofthis
parameterrequireseNBrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

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Configure the Max number of secondary cells for DL carrier aggr


(maxNumScells) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SettheMax number of secondary cells for DL carrier
aggr(maxNumScells)parametervalueto1.

Note: Whentheparametervalueissetto1,theeNBonlyusesCAwithtwoCCsand
theNumber of PUCCH PRBs for HARQ format 3(nPucchF3Prbs)
parametermustbesetto0.TodeactivateCAcompletely,setthe
Activation of downlink carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)parameter
valuetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzfeatureisdeactivatedinthe
eNB.TheeNBonlyusesCAwithtwoCCs.

3.13 LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility


Profiles
3.13.1 Description of LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected
Mobility Profiles
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeaturereplacesavirtual
SPIDcalculation,providedbytheLTE486:PLMNIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeature,
withaprovisionedPLMN-SPID-basedmethodforselectingamobilityprofile.
Additionally,theLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeaturealsois
relatedtotheLTE490:Subscriberprofilebasedmobilityfeature;withtheLTE1905:
PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeaturethereareprofileselectionbased
on:SPIDonly,PLMNonly,andSPID-PLMN.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
TheUEmobilityisoptimizedbecause:

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Theoperatorcanspecifyamethodforselectingamobilityprofile:PLMNIDonly,
SPIDonly,orcombinedPLMNIDandSPID.
TheoperatorcanprovisionseparateSPIDsandmobilityprofilesperPLMN.

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table74
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
AmobilityprofilecontainslistsofallowedtargetLTEandinter-RATfrequencies/bands
thatareusedforaUE'smobility.TheeNBselectsthemobilityprofilebycomparingone
ofthefollowingvalueswiththemoPrMappingListLNCELparameter:

aUE'sSubscriberprofileID(SPID)receivedfromanMME-introducedwiththe
LTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobilityfeature
aUE'sservingpubliclandmobilenetwork(PLMN)
Note: AvirtualSPIDintroducedwiththeLTE486:PLMNIDSelectedMobilityProfilesis
replacedwiththeLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeature.

aUE'sservingPLMNIDandSPID-introducedwiththeLTE1905:PLMNIDand
SPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeature

The moProfileSelect parameter values


WhentheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeatureisenabled
(theactSelMobPrfparameterissettotrue),theeNB'sbehaviordependsonthe
profileselectionmethodindicatedbythemoProfileSelectLNBTSparameter,the
configurationinthemoPrMappingListLNCELparameter,theUE'sservingPLMN,
andtheSPIDvalue,ifprovidedbytheMME.
ForthemoProfileSelect=spid,theeNBusestheSPIDvalueifprovidedbythe
MMEandsearchesthemobilityprofileinthemoPrMappingListtable,usingtheSPID
value.ItignoresthePLMNvalueinthetable.Ifamatchisnotfound,ortheSPIDwas
notreceivedfromtheMME,thedefaultmobilityprofileisused.
ForthemoProfileSelect=plmn,theeNBusestheservingPLMNIDoftheUEto
searchthemobilityprofileinthemoPrMappingListtable.ItignorestheSPIDvalueif
itwasprovidedbytheMME.Ifamatchisnotfound,thenthedefaultmobilityprofileis
used.

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ForthemoProfileSelect=combined,theeNBusestheservingPLMNIDandthe
SPIDtosearchtheprofileinthemoPrMappingListtableasfollows:

IfboththePLMNIDandSPIDvaluesareavailable,theeNBlooksupthetable,
usingboththePLMNIDandSPIDfirsttofindamatch.Ifthematchisnotfound,then
theeNBlooksupthetable,usingonlytheSPIDtofindamatch.ThePLMNisthen
representedbyanemptywildcardonamobilityprofilemappinglist.Ifthematchis
notfound,thentheeNBlooksupthetable,usingonlythePLMNIDtofindamatch.
TheSPIDisthenrepresentedbyanemptywildcardonamobilityprofilemappinglist.
Ifthematchisnotfound,thenthedefaultprofileisused.
IfonlythePLMNIDvalueisavailable(theMMEdidnotprovideanySPIDvalue),the
eNBlooksupthetable,usingonlythePLMNIDtofindamatch.Ifthematchisnot
found,thenthedefaultmobilityprofileisused.

Inallcases,ifanentryisfoundinthemoPrMappingListtable,themoPrIdfromthe
entryisusedtofindthemobilityprofile;otherwise,theMODPRisused.
Mobility profile mapping table
ThemobilityprofilemappingtableisextendedwiththePLMNID(themcc,mnc,and
mncLength)attributesinadditiontothespidandspidLastattributes.These
attributesareusedasakeytosearchthemobilityprofileidentifierthatpointstothe
actualmobilityprofile.
System impact
Interdependencies between features

LTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobility
TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeatureisenabledonly
whentheLTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobilityfeatureisenabled,and
moProfileSelect=plmnormoProfileSelect=combined.TheLTE1905:
PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeaturealsosupports
moProfileSelect=spid.

Impact on interfaces
Noimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Noimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators

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Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table75

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Mobilecountrycode

mcc

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

Mobilenetworkcode

mnc

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

Mobilenetworkcode
length

mncLength

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

Table76:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table76

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Structure

Activateselective
mobilityprofiles

actSelMobPrf

LNBTS

Mobilityprofile
selectionmode

moProfileSelect

LNBTS

Mobilityprofiles
mappinglist

moPrMappingList

LNCEL

MobilityprofileID

moPrId

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

SubscriberprofileID

spid

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

Lastsubscriberprofile
IDofarange

spidLast

LNCEL

moPrMappingList

MODIMP

Idlemodemobility
modimpId
defaultprofileidentifier

166

Managed object

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListCsfbHighW MODPR


highpriorityCSFBto
cdma
WCDMA

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListCsfbNorm
normalpriorityCSFB
Wcdma
toWCDMA

MODPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListLte
LTEinterfrequency
mobility

MODPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListPsHoWcdm MODPR


packetswitched
a
handoverWCDMA

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListSrvccWcd
SRVCCtoWCDMA
ma

MODPR

Referencefreq.list
networkassistedcell
changeGERAN

MODPR

Bandindicatorapplied bandIndicator
toreferenceARFCN

MODPR

refFreqListNaccGeran

ReferenceARFCN

MODPR

refFreqListNaccGeran

refFreqListNaccGeran

referenceARFCN

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name
Autoadaptationto
freq.layersofall
neighbourcells

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Abbreviated name
autoAdapt

Managed object

Structure

MODPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListDedVoLteH MODPR


ded.VoLTEintero
frequencyHO

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListServiceBas MODPR


VoLTEservicebased
edHo
HO

PercentageofUEfor
idlemodeload
balancing

idleLBPercentageOfU
es

MODPR

Mobilitydefaultprofile
identifier

moDPrId

MODPR

Referencefrequency
refFreqListSrvccGsm
listforSRVCCtoGSM

MODPR

Bandindicatorapplied bandIndicator
toreferenceARFCN

MODPR

refFreqListSrvccGsm

ReferenceARFCN

referenceARFCN

MODPR

refFreqListSrvccGsm

Idlemodemobility
profileidentifier

moimpId

MOIMP

PercentageofUEfor
idlemodeload
balancing

idleLBPercentageOfU
es

MOPR

Mobilityprofile
identifier

moPrId

MOPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListCsfbHighW MOPR


highpriorityCSFBto
cdma
WCDMA

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListCsfbNorm
normalpriorityCSFB
Wcdma
toWCDMA

MOPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListDedVoLteH MOPR


ded.VoLTEintero
frequencyHO

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListLte
LTEinterfrequency
mobility

MOPR

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListPsHoWcdm MOPR


packetswitched
a
handoverWCDMA

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListServiceBas MOPR


VoLTEservicebased
edHo
HO

Frequencylayerlistfor freqLayListSrvccWcd
SRVCCtoWCDMA
ma

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)

Full name
Referencefreq.list
networkassistedcell
changeGERAN

Abbreviated name
refFreqListNaccGeran

Managed object

Structure

MOPR

Bandindicatorapplied bandIndicator
toreferenceARFCN

MOPR

refFreqListNaccGeran

ReferenceARFCN

MOPR

refFreqListNaccGeran

Referencefrequency
refFreqListSrvccGsm
listforSRVCCtoGSM

MOPR

Bandindicatorapplied bandIndicator
toreferenceARFCN

MOPR

refFreqListSrvccGsm

ReferenceARFCN

MOPR

refFreqListSrvccGsm

referenceARFCN

referenceARFCN

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No

3.13.2 Activating and configuring LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID


Selected Mobility Profiles
Before you start
Table78:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPID
SelectedMobilityProfilesliststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringthe
LTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeature.
Table78

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1905:PLMNIDand
SPIDSelectedMobilityProfiles
Parameter

168

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activateselectivemobilityprofiles
(actSelMobPrf)LNBTS

activationflag

no

Mobilityprofileselectionmode
(moProfileSelect)LNBTS

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilityprofilesmappinglist
(moPrMappingList)LNCEL
parametersstructure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

LastsubscriberprofileIDofa
range(spidLast)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilecountrycode(mcc)

mandatoryconfiguration

requiresobjectlocking

Mobilenetworkcode(mnc)

mandatoryconfiguration

requiresobjectlocking

Mobilenetworkcodelength
(mncLength)

mandatoryconfiguration

requiresobjectlocking

MobilityprofileID(moPrId)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1905:PLMNIDand
SPIDSelectedMobilityProfiles(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

SubscriberprofileID(spid)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Mobilityprofileidentifier(moPrId)
MOPR

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Idlemodemobilityprofileidentifier
(moimpId)MOIMP

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Idlemodemobilitydefaultprofile
identifier(modimpId)MODIMP

mandatoryconfiguration

no

TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeatureisactivatedbythe
Activate selective mobility profiles (actSelMobPrf)and
Mobility profile selection mode (moProfileSelect)LNBTS
parameters.TheLTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobilityfeatureisactivatedbythe
sameActivate selective mobility profiles (actSelMobPrf)LNBTS
parameter.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility Profiles feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
Ifnotalreadydone,settheActivate selective mobility profiles
(actSelMobPrf)parameter'svaluetotrue.
e) SettheMobility profile selection mode(moProfileSelect)
parameter'svaluetoplmnorcombined.

Note: DuringmigrationfromthepreviousreleasetotheFDD-LTE15A,thealready
configuredvalueoftheMobility profile selection mode
(moProfileSelect)parameteriskept.Thenewvalueofthisparameter,
combined,canonlybesetafterthemigrationtoFDDLTE15A.

Configure the Mobility profile ID (moPrMappingList) parameters'


structure.
a) ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
b) Right-clicktheLNCELobject.

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c) SelecttheNew Mobility profiles mapping listobject.


d) Settheparameters'valuesoftheMobility profiles mapping
list(moPrMappingList)structureaccordingtoyourexpectations.When
configuring,followoneofthebelowscenarios:

IncaseMobility profile selection mode(moProfileSelect)


parameter'svalueissettoplmn,configurationofthefollowingparametersis
mandatory:

Mobile country code(mcc)


Mobile network code(mnc)
Mobile network code length(mncLength)
Mobility profile ID(moPrId)

IncasetheMobility profile selection


mode(moProfileSelect)parameter'svalueissettocombined,follow
oneofthefollowingconfigurationsscenarios:

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Mobile country code(mcc)


Mobile network code(mnc)
Mobile network code length(mncLength)
Mobility profile ID(moPrId)
Subscriber profile ID(spid)
Last subscriber profile ID of a range(spidLast)
Mobility profile ID(moPrId)
Mobile country code(mcc)
Mobile network code(mnc)
Last subscriber profile ID of a range(spidLast)
Mobile network code length(mncLength)
Subscriber profile ID(spid)
Mobility profile ID(moPrId)

Note: IfthereisnoelementofthemoPrMappingListconfigured,MODPRwillbe
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Note: IftheMobility profile selection mode(moProfileSelect)


parameter'svaluewasplmninthepreviousrelease(
LTE486:PLMNIDSelectedMobilityProfileswasactivated),thenaftermigrationtothe
FDD-LTE15Atheoperatorshouldcheckandconfigure,ifneeded,thefollowingLNCEL
parametersintheMobility profiles mapping list (moPrMappingList)
parameters'structure:

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Mobile country code(mcc)


Mobile network code(mnc)
Mobile network code length(mncLength)LNCELparametersinthe
Mobility profiles mapping list(moPrMappingList)parameters'
structure

Create the MOPR object.


a) Right-clicktheLNBTSobject.
b) Selectthenew MOPRobject.
c) SettheMobility profile identifier(moPrId)parameter'svalue.

Note: The Mobility profile identifier(moPrId)parameter'svalueinthe


MOPRobjectneedstobeequaltotheMobility profile ID(moPrId)inthe
Mobility profiles mapping list(moPrMappingList)parameters'
structure.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesandLTE490:Subscriber
Profile-basedMobilityfeaturesareactivated.

3.13.3 Deactivating LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility


Profiles with the actSelMobPrf parameter
Before you start
TheActivate selective mobility profiles (actSelMobPrf)or
Mobility profile selection mode (moProfileSelect)parameterisused
fordeactivation.ModificationoftheparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcell
locking.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility Profiles and
LTE490: Subscriber Profile-based Mobility features with the actSelMobPrf
parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate selective mobility profiles(actSelMobPrf)
parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesandLTE490:Subscriber
Profile-basedMobilityfeaturesaredeactivated.

3.13.4 Deactivating LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility


Profiles with the moProfileSelect parameter
Before you start
TheActivate selective mobility profiles (actSelMobPrf)or
Mobility profile selection mode (moProfileSelect)parameterisused
fordeactivation.ModificationoftheparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcell
locking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1905: PLMN ID and SPID Selected Mobility Profiles feature.
a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.

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b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
d) SettheMobility profile selection mode(moProfileSelect)
parameter'svaluetospid.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

TheLTE1905:PLMNIDandSPIDSelectedMobilityProfilesfeatureisdeactivated.
IftheactSelMobPrf = true,theeNBsupportsSPID-basedmobilityprofile
selectionasintheLTE490:SubscriberProfile-basedMobilityfeature.

3.14 LTE1942: Dedicated VoLTE Inter-frequency Target


Frequency List
3.14.1 Description of LTE1942: Dedicated VoLTE Inter-frequency
Target Frequency List
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature
introducesamechanismforcontrollingwhichtargetlayersareusedforinter-frequency
handoversduringongoingVoiceOverLTE(VoLTE)calls.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Noeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Featurebenefits:

possibilitytocontroltheLTEfrequencylayersusedbyVoLTE
theoperatorcanconfigureaspecificlistofallowedVoLTEtargetfrequencylayers
withinmobilityprofiles
betterresourcemanagement

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table79:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementslistthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsfortheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyList
feature.

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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone
Access Point

FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller

OMS

UE

NetAct

MME

SAE GW

15.5

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Concept of frequency layers in the LTE1942 feature
TheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature
introducesamechanismtocontrolwhichtargetlayersareusedforinter-frequency
handovers(HO)duringongoingVoLTE(VoiceOverLTE)calls.WhentheLTE1942
featureisenabled,theeNBusesaspecificdedicatedtargetlistoffrequenciesforall
typesofinter-frequencyhandovers(includingcoverage,load,andservice-basedHOs),
bothinter-andintra-eNB.

Note: AlleNBswithinthesamenetworkshouldbeconfiguredwiththesamelistof
frequenciesallowedforVoLTEhandovers.
Examplesofhowthefrequencylayerscanbedefined,andhowitinfluencesthe
handoversareshowninFigure10:ExampleoffrequencylayersintheLTE1942feature.
Figure10

ExampleoffrequencylayersintheLTE1942feature

Inter-frequencyVoLTEhandoverscenario:
IFHOnotallowed
(nofrequency
layersconfigured)

IFHOallowedto
cellsonf1,f2,f3
frequencylayers

IFHOallowedto
cellsonf1freq.
layeronly

f3

f3

f3

f2

f2

f2

f1

f1

f1

f0

f0

f0

neighboringfreq.
layernotallowed
forIFVoLTEHO
neighboringfreq.
layerconfigured
inLTE1942list
serving
frequency

TheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeatureiscorelatedwiththeLTE1127:Service-basedMobilityTriggerfeature.IfLTE1127isactivated,
thereisaconsistencycheckbetweentheLTE1127andLTE1942features'targetlayer
lists.AllLTE1127targetfrequenciesmustbeincludedwithintheLTE1942feature'starget

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layerlist.AnexemplaryscenarioofVoLTEinter-frequencyhandoverswhenboth
LTE1127andLTE1942areactiveisshowninFigure11:Exampleoffrequencylayersin
theLTE1942featurewhenLTE1127isactive.
Figure11

ExampleoffrequencylayersintheLTE1942featurewhenLTE1127is
active

Inter-frequencyVoLTEhandoverscenario:
LTE1127
frequencylist:
LTE1942
frequencylist:

empty

empty

f1

empty

f1

f1 f2

VoLTEHOnotallowed
inallconfiguredlayers
(VoLTEcallsarenot
shiftedwithSBHO)

VoLTEHOallowed
onlytof1(VoLTEcalls
onf2,f3,f4arenotshifted
tof1withSBHO)

VoLTEHOallowedonly
tof1andf2(VoLTEcalls
onf2,f3,f4areshifted
tof1withSBHO)

f4

f4

f4

f3

f3

f3

f2

f21

f21

f1

f1

f1

neighboringfreq.layer
notallowedforIFVoLTEHO

freq.inLTE1942list

freq.inLTE1942
andLTE1127list

Target frequencies list in the LTE1942 feature


TheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListentersanewlist
insidemobilityprofiles(MOPR)andmobilitydefaultprofile(MODPR)objectstoconfigure
adedicatedVoLTEinter-frequencytargetlist.Thislistisusedduringinter-frequency
handoversforUEswithanestablishedQCI1bearer(afterestablishmentofbearerwith
QCI1andincasewhenQCI1isalreadyestablishedwithInitialContextSetup)orUEs
withestablishedQCI1enteringcellviahandoverorRRCconnectionre-establishment.
ConfigurationofthelistisperformedbytheoperatorusingFrequency layer list
for ded. VoLTE inter-frequency HOparameter.Onlytargetfrequencies
layersconfiguredintheLTE1942listaretakenintoaccountbeforeanHObyeNBfor:

measurementconfiguration
measurementreportsfiltering

Duringatargetcellselection,theeNBpreventstheUEwithanestablishedQCI1bearer
frombeinghandedovertoatargetcellwhichisnotlocatedonadedicatedVoLTEtarget
frequencylayer.

Note: Atleastthedefaultmobilityprofile(MODPR)hastobecreatedwiththeLTE1942
listtomakeinter-frequencyVoLTEhandoverspossible.
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ThefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1942:
DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature:

LTE10:EPSbearersforconversationalvoice
LTE55:Inter-frequencyhandover

FeaturesthatareaffectingtheLTE1942:DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTarget
FrequencyListfeature:

LTE1060:TDD-FDDhandover-necessaryifFDD/TDDhandoverisneeded
LTE1127:ServiceBasedMobilityTrigger-whenLTE1127isactivated;thecontentof
theLTE1127frequencylayerlistforservice-basedmobilitymustbeaddedtothe
VoLTEtargetfrequencylayerlist(LTE1942)
LTE490:Subscriberprofilebasedmobility

IfLTE490isdeactivatedandtheAuto adaptation to freq. layers of


all neighbour cells (autoAdapt)isconfiguredwiththevalue'true,'
theVoLTEinter-frequencyhandoverisnotallowed.
IfLTE490isactivatedandtheUEcannotbemappedtoamobilityprofilewhere
theAuto adaptation to freq. layers of all neighbour cells
(autoAdapt)isconfiguredwithvalue'true,'theVoLTEinter-frequency
handoverisnotallowed.Otherwise,theconfigurationinthemobilityprofilewillbe
used.

LTE1170:Inter-frequencyloadbalancing:
TheLTE1170/LTE1531/LTE1387featurebundleprovideloadbalancingforinterfrequencytargetsandtheLTE1841featureprovidesloadequalizationusingLBHO.
TheycanbeactivatedinparallelwithLTE1942,howeverifQCI1isestablishedonly
targetfrequenciesfromLTE1942shallbeused.IfLTE1942isenabledandQCI1is
established,thenlistofallowedtargetsforinter-frequencyhandoverisreducedto
dedicatedtargetlistforVoLTE.

Impact on interfaces
Noimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Noimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Noimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Nomeasurementsorcountersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.

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Parameters
Table80:NewparameterslistsnewparametersrelatedtotheLTE1942:Dedicated
VoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature.
Table80

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivatededicatedVoLTE
inter-frequencyhandover

actDedVoLteInterFreqHo

LNBTS

Frequencylayerlistforded.
VoLTEinter-frequencyHO

freqLayListDedVoLteHo

MODPR

Frequencylayerlistforded.
VoLTEinter-frequencyHO

freqLayListDedVoLteHo

MOPR

Table81:RelatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtotheLTE1942:
DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature.
Table81

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Autoadaptationtofreq.layers
ofallneighbourcells

autoAdapt

Managed object
MODPR

Sales information
Table82:SalesinformationlistsalesinformationrelatedtotheLTE1942:Dedicated
VoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature.
Table82

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.14.2 Activating and configuring LTE1942: Dedicated VoLTE


Inter-Frequency Target Frequency List
Before you start
Tablebelowlistsparametersusedduringactivationandconfigurationofthefeature.
Table83

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE1942:Dedicated
VoLTEInter-FrequencyTargetFrequencyList
Parameter

Purpose

ActivatededicatedVoLTEinterfrequencyhandover
(actDedVoLteInterFreqHo)

activationflag

Frequencylayerlistforded.VoLTE optionalconfiguration
inter-frequencyHO
(freqLayListDedVoLteHo)

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ThefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE1942:
DedicatedVoLTEInter-frequencyTargetFrequencyListfeature:

LTE10:EPSbearersforconversationalvoice(Activate support of
conversational voice bearer (actConvVoice))whichrequiresLTE7:
SupportofmultipleEPSbearer(Activate Multiple bearers
(ActMultBearers))
LTE55:Inter-frequencyhandover(Enable InterFrequency Handover
(actIfHo) )

Additionally,TheMODPRAuto adaptation to freq. layers of all


neighbour cells (autoAdapt)parametermustbesetto'false'otherwiseinterfrequencyhandoverswillnotstart.
Toactivateandconfigurethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the feature flag for the LTE1942 feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate dedicated VoLTE inter-frequency handover
(actDedVoLteInterFreqHo)parametervaluetotrue.

Optional: Configure the frequency layers.


a) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
b) Ifnotexisting.rightclickLNBTSobject,thencreateandconfigureMOPR and/or
MODPRinstance.
c) SettheFrequency layer list for ded. VoLTE inter-frequency
HO (freqLayListDedVoLteHo)parametertoadesiredvalue.

Note: IfLTE1127isenabled,thentheMOPR/MODPRFrequency layer list


for ded. VoLTE inter-frequency HO (freqLayListDedVoLteHo)list
mustcontainfrequenciesofcorrespondingMOPR/MODPRFrequency layer

list for VoLTE service based HO (freqLayListServiceBasedHo.)

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.

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TheeNBprovidessupportfordedicatedVoLTEinter-frequencytargetlists.

3.14.3 Deactivating LTE1942: Dedicated VoLTE Inter-Frequency


Target Frequency List
Before you start
TheActivate dedicated VoLTE inter-frequency handover
(actDedVoLteInterFreqHo)parameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationofthis
parameterdoesnotrequireeitheraneNBrestartorcelllocking.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the feature flag for the LTE1942 feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate dedicated VoLTE inter-frequency handover
(actDedVoLteInterFreqHo)parametervaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheeNBstopssupportingdedicatedVoLTEinter-frequencytargetlists.

3.15 LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting


3.15.1 Description of LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting
Introduction to the feature
WiththeLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeature,ifthesuccessofahandover
(HO)preparationisconsideredunlikely,theHOistemporarilyblacklisted.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits

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Unnecessaryhandoverpreparationretrialsarereducedasaresultofblacklisting
selectedhandovers.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table84
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

FL15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL16

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Dynamicblacklistingisappliedtoeverytypeofintra-LTEinter-eNBhandover,exceptfor
emergencyservices.
Targetcellsaretemporarilyblacklistedforahandoverinoneofthefollowingcases:

Thehandoverpreparationsupervisiontimer(TX2RELOCPrepforanX2handoveror
TS1RELOCPrepforanS1handover)expiresafterseveralconsecutivehandover
preparationattempts.ThenumberofHOpreparationattemptsisoperatorconfigurable.
ThehandoverpreparationisrejectedbythetargeteNBwithoneofthefollowing
causevalues:

RadioNetworkLayerCause(CellnotAvailable)
MiscellaneousCause(ControlProcessingOverload)
MiscellaneousCause(NotenoughUserPlaneProcessingResources)

Handover Preparation
Forahandoverpreparation,thesourceeNBsendsamessagetothetargeteNB(X2AP:
Handover Request)ortothetargetMME(S1AP: Handover Required)andstartsthe
supervisiontimerfortheHOpreparation.Ifthetimer(TX2RELOCPrepor
TS1RELOCPrep)expiresandthetargetcelldoesnotrespond,thesourceeNB
incrementsaninternaltargetcell-specificcounterforHOpreparationtimeouts.IfnoHO
preparationhastimedoutbefore,thecounterisinitializedwith1.Theoperatorcan
configurethecounter.Ifthecounterreachesthethreshold:

ThesourceeNBstartsthetimerfordynamicblacklistingofthetargetcell.
ThesourceeNBresetstheinternaltargetcell-specificcounterforHOpreparation
timeoutsto0.

Asaresult,oneofthescenariosmighttakeplace:

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ThesourceeNBsuspectsthetargetcelltobeasleepingcellandstartscountingthe
HOpreparationtimeouts.
ThesourceeNBconsidersthetargetcelltobeasleepingcell.Thetargetcellis
blacklistedforanHO(exceptanemergencyservice)aslongasthedynamic
blacklistingtimerisrunning.TheNumber of dynamic handover
blacklisting occurrencescounterisincremented.

IfthetargeteNBrespondstotheHOpreparationrequestbyX2AP: Handover Request


Acknowledge,X2AP: Handover Preparation Failure,S1AP: Handover Commandor
S1AP: Handover Preparation Failure,thesourceeNBresetstheinternaltargetcellspecificcounterforHOpreparationtimeoutsto0.Thetargetcellisnotsuspectedtobea
sleepingcell.
ThetargeteNBcanrejectanHOpreparation.ThenthesourceeNBstartsthetimerfor
dynamicblacklistingofthetargetcell.ThetargetcellisblacklistedforanHO(exceptan
emergencyservice)aslongasthedynamicblacklistingtimerisrunning.TheNumber
of dynamic handover blacklisting occurrencescounterisincremented.
Whenthedynamicblacklistingtimerforthetargetcellisrunning,thesourceeNB
eliminatesthiscellfromthetargetcelllist.TheeNBdoesnottriggerahandover
preparationtowardsthedynamically-blacklistedtargetcell.
Cause values
Forblacklistingofbarredcellsorcellswithacontrolplane(C-plane)oruserplane(Uplane)overload,thesourceeNBreliesonthecausevalueswithintheHandover
Preparation Failuremessage.
ForanX2handover:

TheNokiatargeteNBsetsthecausevaluescorrectly.
Aforeignvendor'stargeteNBbehaviorisunknown.

ForanS1handover:

InapureNokiaenvironment,foranintra-MMEhandover,causevaluesare
propagatedcorrectlyfromthetargeteNBviatheMMEtothesourceMME.
IfanyoftheMMEsorthetargeteNBisfromaforeignvendor,theend-to-end
behaviorisunknown.

System impact
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LTE53:IntraandIntereNBHandoverwithX2
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedwhentargetcellsforanX2-handoveraccordingtoLTE53:Intraand
IntereNBHandoverwithX2featureareselected.
LTE54:Intra-LTEHandoverviaS1
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedwhentargetcellsforanS1-handoveraccordingtotheLTE54:IntraLTEHandoverviaS1featureareselected.
LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedwheninter-frequencytargetcellsaccordingtotheLTE55:InterfrequencyHandoverfeatureareselected.

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LTE1047:ControlPlaneOverloadHandling
WiththeLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeature,receptionofahandover
preparationfailurewitha"MiscellaneousCause(ControlProcessingOverload)"
causevalueisatriggerconditionfordynamicblacklisting.Thisistheonlysituation
whereaNokiatargeteNBusesthiscausevalue.Itisnotknownwhetheraforeign
vendor'stargeteNBusesthe"MiscellaneousCause(ControlProcessingOverload)"
causevalue.
LTE1127:ServiceBasedMobilityTrigger
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedtoservice-basedhandoversaccordingtotheLTE1127:Service
BasedMobilityTriggerfeature.
LTE1170:IntereNBIFLoadBalancing,LTE1531:Inter-frequencyLoadBalancing
Extension,LTE1841:Inter-FrequencyLoadEqualization
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedtoload-basedhandovers.
LTE1617:RLFTriggeredHandover
IfanRLF-triggeredhandoverpreparationisrejectedduetoabarredtargetcell,CPlaneoverload,orU-Planeoverload,thetargetcellisblacklistedaccordingtothe
LTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeature.
LTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandling
WiththeLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeature,receptionofahandover
preparationfailurewitha"MiscellaneousCause(NotenoughUserPlaneProcessing
Resources)"causevalueisatriggerconditionfordynamicblacklisting.Thisisthe
onlysituationwhereaNokiatargeteNBusesthiscausevalue.Itisnotknown
whetheraforeignvendor'stargeteNBusesthe"MiscellaneousCause(Notenough
UserPlaneProcessingResources)"causevalue.
LTE2108:RedirectedVoLTECallSetup
DynamicblacklistingaccordingtotheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklisting
featureisappliedtoforcedservice-basedhandoversaccordingtotheLTE2108:
RedirectedVoLTECallSetupfeature.

Impact on interfaces
Noimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Noimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Noimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table85:NewcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththeLTE1944:DynamicHandover
Blacklistingfeature.

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Newcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

M8014C21

Numberofdynamichandover
blacklistingoccurrences

Measurement
8014-LTEIntereNB
Handover(WBTS)

Key performance indicators


Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table86:NewparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththeLTE1944:Dynamic
HandoverBlacklistingfeature.
Table86

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Activatetemporaryhandover
blacklisting

actTempHoBlacklisting

LNBTS

Durationfordynamic
blacklisting

dynBlacklistingHoTimer

LNBTS

NumberofconsecutiveHO
preparationtimeouts

nConsecHOPrepTimeouts

LNBTS

Sales information
Table87:SalesinformationprovidessalesinformationregardingtheLTE1944:Dynamic
HandoverBlacklistingfeature.
Table87

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
No

3.15.2 Activating and configuring LTE1944: Dynamic Handover


Blacklisting
Before you start
Table1listsParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1944
Table88

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1944:Dynamic
HandoverBlacklisting
Parameter

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Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activatetemporaryhandover
blacklisting
(actTempHoBlacklisting)

activationflag

no

Durationfordynamicblacklisting
(dynBlacklistingHoTimer)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1944:Dynamic
HandoverBlacklisting(Cont.)
Parameter

NumberofconsecutiveHO
preparationtimeouts
(nConsecHOPrepTimeouts)

Purpose
mandatoryconfiguration

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
no

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate temporary handover
blacklisting(actTempHoBlacklisting )parameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting feature.


a) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
b) SettheNumber of consecutive HO preparation
timeouts(nConsecHOPrepTimeouts)andtheDuration for dynamic
blacklisting(dynBlacklistingHoTimer)parameters'values.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeatureisactivated.TheeNBapplies
dynamicblacklisting.

3.15.3 Deactivating LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting


Before you start
TheActivate temporary handover
blacklisting(actTempHoBlacklisting)parameterisusedfordeactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneithereNBrestartnorcelllocking.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1944: Dynamic Handover Blacklisting feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate temporary handover
blacklisting(actTempHoBlacklisting )parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1944:DynamicHandoverBlacklistingfeatureisdeactivated.TheeNBstops
applyingdynamicblacklisting.

3.16 LTE2006: Flexible SCell Selection


3.16.1 LTE2006: Flexible SCell Selection
3.16.1.1

Description of LTE2006: Flexible SCell Selection


Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectionfeatureoptimizestheUEthroughputaswellas
theSCellresourceutilization,changingthecurrentSCelltoanothersuitableonewhichis
detectedbytheUEwithabetterradioquality.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeatureoptimizestheUEthroughputaswellastheSCellresourceutilization,
changingthecurrentSCelltoanothersuitableonewithbetterradioqualitywhichis
detectedbytheUE.ThiswaytheUEwillbealwaysservedbythebestpossibleSCells,
withoutinterruptingtheCAfunctionality,whichresultsinfasterdatatransfer.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureenablesaflexibleassignmentofservingcellsindownlinkcarrier
aggregation.TheLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectionfeaturealsoallowsCAinsuch
deploymentscenarioswhereaPCellandacandidateSCelldonotfullyoverlap,and
morethanonecandidateSCellperPCellexists.Thisreferstoscenario#3from3GPP
TS36.300.

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Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table89

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

FDD-LTE15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
Supportnot
required

Flexi
Multiradio
BTS
-

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS
FL15A

OMS

UE

Supportnot
required

3GPPR10

Flexi Zone
Micro BTS
Supportnot
required

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point
Supportnotrequired

MME
Supportnot
required

SAE GW
Supportnot
required

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheFlexiMultiradioBTSsupportsaflexibleSCellselectionfordownlinkcarrier
aggregationforuptothreeaggregatedcellsperUE.UptofiveSCellcandidatescanbe
configuredperPCellanduptotwocarrierfrequencies.ThecandidateSCellswiththe
samecarrierfrequencyshallalsohavethesamefrequencybandwidth.TheC-RNTI
codespaceisequallypartitionedamongtheeNBcellsbelongingtothesameC-RNTI
groupandhavingthesamecaPoolID.
TheconfigurationoftheCarrier aggregation pool ID (caPoolID)hasthe
followingconstraints:

amaximumofthirteeneNBcellscanhavethesameCarrier aggregation

pool ID (caPoolID)
PCellandallitscandidateSCellsmusthavethesameCarrier aggregation
pool ID (caPoolID)

TheconceptofC-RNTIgrouphasbeendefinedtoavoidaC-RNTIcollisionbetweenthe
PCellanditscandidateSCells.ThedrawbackisthatitproportionallyreducestheCRNTIcodespaceavailablepercellwiththenumberofcellsbelongingtothesameCRNTIgroup.
SCellsareaddedblindly,accordingtotherespectiveSCell priority(SCellPrio);
fromtheUEcandidateSCellswiththesamecarrierfrequency,theonehavingthe
highestpriority(thatis,havingassignedthelowestvaluetotheSCellPrioparameter
intherespectiveCARELobject)isselected.
TogetherwiththeblindSCellconfiguration,aneNodeBactivatesameasurementevent
forUEswithaccordingcapabilitiesinordertofindabetterintra-frequencySCell.TheA6
measurementisoperator-configurablepercarrierfrequencyaccordingtotherespective
carrieraggregation(default)profileCA(D)PR.
UponreceivinganA6measurementreport,theeNodeBcheckswhetherthereportedcell
isanSCellcandidateforcarrieraggregation,andwhetherithassufficientresourcesto
serveasanSCell.

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SCellcandidatesfortheflexibleSCellfunctionalityarepre-configuredcellsofthesame
eNodeBwithadifferentcenterfrequencyasthePCell.TheyaremodeledwithCAREL
objects.
Aftertheabove-mentionedcheckshavebeenpassed,thenewSCellisconfigured
(replacesthecurrentSCell).AlltheSCell-relatedtimersandcountersareresetwiththe
SCellchange.TheSCellchangedoesnottriggeraPCellchange.
Thefunctionalityisenabled/disabledviaO&MsettingspereNodeB.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
AtleastoneofthefollowingCAfeaturesmustbeactivated/configuredbeforethe
activationoftheLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectionfeature:

LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNodeBs
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz

TheLTE1382:CellResourceGroupsfeatureandtheLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelection
featureexcludeeachother.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
WiththeLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectionfeatureactivated,theiSONmanager
supportscarrieraggregationforaPCelluptomaxoffivecandidatesecondarycells.
EachprimarycellcanhavemaxoffiveSCellsatagivenfrequencylayer.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimpactssystemperformanceandcapacityasfollows:
ForsomeUEsandchip-sets,everySCellconfiguration/de-configurationandSCell
activation/deactivation,aswellaseverymeasurementpertainingtotheconfigured
SCells,mightbeaccompaniedbyaPDSCHandPUSCHmicrointerruptiononaPCell.
However,sincefrequentre-configurationshouldbeavoidedwithappropriateparameter
settings,thethroughputimpairmentsshouldbenegligible.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table2:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.

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Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

M8011C165

NumberofEventA6triggered
SCellswaps

Measurement
8011-LTECellResource
(WBTS)

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table3:NewParameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table91

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivateflexibleSCell
selection

actFlexSCellSelect

LNBTS

A6offset

a6Offset

CADPR/CAPR

A6reportinterval

a6ReportInterval

CADPR/CAPR

A6timetotrigger

a6TimeToTrigger

CADPR/CAPR

CADPR/CAPR

disableSCellPDCCHOl CADPR/CAPR
La

Carrieraggregation
caDPrId
defaultprofileidentifier
DisablePDCCHouter
looplinkadaptationin
SCell

Enablemeasurements enableA6Event
forA6event

CADPR/CAPR

Relatedhysteresisof
offseta6Offset
neighborcell

hysA6Offset

CADPR/CAPR

DownlinkEARFCNof
theSCellfrequency
layer

earfcnDL

CAPR

Enablemeasurements enableA6Event
forA6event

CAPR

Relatedhysteresisof
offseta6Offset
neighborcell

hysA6Offset

CAPR

SCellpriority

scellPrio

CAREL

Measurementcycleon SCellMeasCycle
configuredSCells

LNBTS

Carrieraggregation
poolID

LNCEL

caPoolId

Table4:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.

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Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

SchedulingCA
fairnesscontrolfactor

caSchedFairFact

Managed object

Structure

LNBTS

Sales information
Table93

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.17 LTE2023: User Plane Overload Handling


3.17.1 Description of LTE2023: User Plane Overload Handling
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureprovidesauserplane(U-plane)
overloadmonitoringandhandlingmechanismfortheeNB.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeatureenablesanon-goingserviceoptimizationeveninhighloadoroverload
situations.
Operator benefits
Thisfeature:
guaranteesastableoperationoftheeNB'shighU-planeload,andthusensuresa
highU-planethroughputincaseofaheavyload
issuesawarningmessageviaNetActortheBTSSiteManager(BTSSM)whenthe
eNBisoverloaded
helpswithnetworkplanning

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table94:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table94
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

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10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

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BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

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Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureisoneofaseriesoffeatures
designedtohandleoverloadsituationswithintheeNB.Itsaimistoavoidunstable
operationoftheeNBduetoahighU-planeload.TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverload
HandlingfeatureintendstohandleasmuchU-planetrafficorloadaspossible.Itis
obtainedby:

avoidingallocationofadditionaltraffic
implementingaseparateU-planeoverloadstatemachine
usingtheexistingoverloadcounter-measures
addingtheadditionalcounter-measures

ThehighU-planeload,oraU-planeoverload,isexpectedinvarioussituationsinwhich
thereisapermanentortemporaryincreaseintrafficandusers.Iftheoverloadcases
happentoooften,itisadvisabetoexamineboththetrafficandthetrafficprofileinamore
detailedway.TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureenablesissuing
warningsaboutanoverloadviaNetActortheBTSSM(seeFigure12:U-planeoverload
handling).ThosealarmsaregeneratedbytheeNBwhenaU-planeoverloadstate
transitionvariesfromU-planeoverloadlevel0(UPOVL0)toU-planeoverloadlevel1/2
(UPOVL1/2).Thealarmisclearedincaseofoverloadstatetransitionvariesfrom
UPOVL1toUPOVL0.Thealarmsincludethestartorendtimeandthetypeofoverload.
Toavoidspamming,theyaregeneratedonlyinthecaseaU-planeoverloadcondition
lastslongerthanoneminute.Inaddition,iftheU-planeoverloadcounter-measuresare
enabled,theeNBhandlesasmuchU-planetrafficaspossible,evenifthetrafficdemand
isaboveitsspecificationandkeepsitselfwithinastableoperatingcondition.
Figure12

U-planeoverloadhandling
NetAct

overload
warningmessage

U-plane
overloadinformation

Client

eNB

BTSSM

U-plane overload management


TheU-planeoverloadisdetectedbyevaluatingacertainoverloadlevelmetrics.There
arethefollowingoverloadlevelsfortheU-planeoverload:

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overloadlevel1(gracefuloverloadhandlingthegoalofthesecounter-measuresis
toavoidafurtherU-planetrafficincreaseandtoreducetheU-planeload)
overloadlevel2(preservingstability,self-defenseU-planeoverloadhandlingthe
goalofthesecounter-measuresisnotonlytoavoidafurtherU-planetrafficincrease
butalsotoreducetheU-planeloadinanon-gracefulmanner)

Theoverloaddetectionmechanismallowstodifferentiateapeakloadscenariofroma
sustainedtrafficincrease.Theoverloadmanagementfunctionrealizestheloadcontrol
loop,includingtimed-outvaluesforthedifferentloadlevelsandthecorresponding
overloadactions(activationordeactivation).
The LTE2023: U-Plane Overload feature triggers the following mechanisms:
1. U-planeoverloadtriggerbasedonQoSandpacketschedulerloadcontrol
(UPOVT1):ThenumberofUEswhichcanbescheduledbypacketschedulerdueto
theU-planeloadisfewerthanthenumberofUEswhichshouldbescheduledto
meettheguaranteedservicequality.ThistriggerisbasedontheQoSassociated
withVoLTEcalls,asVoLTEisexpectedtobethemostcriticalserviceinthisaspect.
2. U-planeoverloadtriggerbasedonthenumberofUEstobescheduledandpacket
schedulerloadcontrol(UPOVT2):packetschedulercanscheduleonlyveryfewUEs
perTTIduetotheU-planeload;nomatterwhetherthequalityofserviceisimpacted
ornot.
3. U-planeoverloadtriggerbasedonDL-physicallayeroverloaddetection(UPOVT3):
DL-physicallayeroverloadmighttakeplace,forexample,inscenarioswithahigh
loadandwhereeachUEusestwocodewords.InthiscaseU-planedatapacketsfor
somescheduledUEscannotbeprocessedinduetimebytheDL-physicallayerand
arenottransmittedontheairinterface.
Table95

MappingbetweenU-planeoverloadtriggersandtherelatedcountermeasures
Rejection of
RRC
(UPOVCM1)

Rejection of
HO
(UPOVCM2)

Rejection of
E-RAB
(UPOVCM3)

Switch to
TxDiv
(UPOVCM4)

No SRS
(UPOVCM5)

Packetscheduler
loadcontrolquality
basedtrigger
(UPOVT1)

Packetscheduler
loadcontrolquantity
basedtrigger
(UPOVT2)

DL-physicallayer
overloadtrigger
(UPOVT3)

U-plane overload counters and actions


Incaseofoverloadlevel1(UPOVL1),theeNBperformsthefollowingcounteractions:

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arejectionoflowpriorityradioresourcecontrol(RRC)connectionrequests
(establishmentcausesettodelayTolerantAccess,mo-data,mo-signaling,spare2,or
spare1)UPOVCM1

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arejectionofanincomingnon-emergencyhandover(HO)withoutaGBRbearerin
combinationand/orwithHOcauseotherthantimecriticalhandover(TCH)or
handoverdesirableforradioreasons(HDFRR)UPOVCM2

Incaseofoverloadlevel2(UPOVL2),theeNBperformsthefollowingcounteractions:

arejectionoflowpriorityRRCconnectionrequestsasdefinedinoverloadlevel1
UPOVCM1
arejectionofallnon-emergencyHOsUPOVCM2

TheMiscellaneouscausenotenoughuserplaneprocessingresourcesavailable
causevalueisusedincaseofarejection.
Thisfeatureisnotlimitedtotheseoverloadcounter-measuresonly.Inaddition,it
introducesthreeextracounter-measurestoenhanceitsowneffectiveness(incaseof
overloadlevel1and2):

arejectionofE-RABsetuprequestsUPOVCM3

theusageofatransmitdiversity(TxDiv)transmissionUPOVCM4

initialcontextsetuprequestsareadmittedforallUEs,irrespectiveoftheRRC
establishmentcause(incaseofUPOVL1orUPOVL1)
E-RABsetuprequestsareadmittediftheARPvalueofatleastonebearerinthe
E-RABtobesetuplistmatchestheARPvalueofemergencyorhighpriority
access(incaseofUPOVL1orUPOVL2)
E-RABsetuprequestsareadmittedifE-RABToBeSetupListBearerSUReqlist
containsatleastoneGBRbearer(incaseofUPOVL1)
otherwise,E-RABsetuprequestisrejected

incaseofUPOVL1:dynamicswitchingfromtheTxDivorsingle-stream(onecode-word)transmissiontotwocodewordsispreventedaslongasUPOVL1is
active;theTxDivtransmissionmodeisusedinstead
incaseofUPOVL2:alltransmissionsaredoneastheTxDivtransmissionmode
forallofthealreadyestablishedcallsandnewincomingcalls(thatis,alltwocode-wordstransmissions)areswitchedtotheTxDivmode

asuspensionofthesoundingreferencesymbol(SRS)usagefortheULscheduling
processUPOVCM5

SRSissuspendedaslongasUPOVL1orUPOVL2isactive

The U-plane overload counters


TheU-planeoverloadcountersmeasurethetimewhentheeNBisintheU-plane
overloadlevel1(M8001C299)orinU-planeoverloadlevel2(M8001C300).Inaddition,
theM8013C66countercountsthenumberofsignalingconnectionrequestsrejecteddue
totheU-planeoverload.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Thereareinterdependenciesbetweenthefollowingfeatures:

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TheLTE1047:C-planeOverloadHandlingfeatureusesthesameoverload
philosophyastheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeature,butthetwo
featureshaveseparateprocedurestohandleoverloadsituations.Therearealso
differentinteractionsdependingonthesamecounter-measuresenabledforaCplaneandU-planeoverloadhandling.
LTE1113:eICIC-Macro
IfthenumberofusersperTTIisreducedduetoeICIC,itisnottakenintoaccountfor
aU-planeoverloaddecisionorcalculation.
LTE1496:eICIC-Micro
IfthenumberofusersperTTIisreducedduetoeICIC,itisnottakenintoaccountfor
aU-planeoverloaddecisionorcalculation.
LTE1117:MBMS
IncasethenumberofusersscheduledwithinaTTIwillbeusedasanindicationfor
aU-planeoverload,MBMSsub-framesshallbeexcluded.
LTE495:OTDOA
IncasethenumberofusersscheduledwithinaTTIwillbeusedasanindicationfor
aU-planeoverload,sub-framescarryingPRSshallbeexcluded.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Incasethesystemisoperatedbeyonditsspecification,orwithothertrafficprofiles,or
featuremixes,aU-planeoverloadmightexist.Inthesecases,thesystemperformance
(valuessuchaslatencies,handoverperformance,andsuccessratesaswellas
individualandcellthroughput)willbedegradedbothwithandwithoutthisfeaturehaving
beenactivated.However,withthisfeatureandcounter-measuresenabled,this
degradationwillbedoneinadefiniteway.Thegoalofthesecounter-measuresisto
ensurethequalityofservicefortheadmittedtrafficandastableoperationofthesystem.
IncaseofaU-planeoverload,thesystemperformancemightbedegraded,especiallyin
caseswheretheU-planeoverloadcounter-measuresareenabled.
Themainimpactsofthedifferentcounter-measuresconcern:

radioresourcecontrol(RRC)setupsuccessrate
uplink(UL)anddownlink(DL)cellcapacitiesrelatedtotheULandDLthroughput
cellcapacitywithrespecttotheamountofallUEsinanRRCconnectedmodeand
withrespecttotheactivatedradioaccessbearers(RABs)
HOsuccessandHOpreparationsuccessrate
droprates
E-RABsetupsuccessrate
U-planethroughputofasingleUEinULandDL
MIMOopenloop(OL)orclosedloop(CL)usageofadualstream

Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms

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Table96:NewBTSfaultslistsBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table96

NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

Alarm name

6120

EFaultId_UplaneOverlo 7655
adDetectedTrOneAI

CELL NOTIFICATION

6121

EFaultId_UplaneOverlo 7655
adDetectedTrTwoAI

CELL NOTIFICATION

6053

EFaultId_UplaneOverlo 7655
adDetectedTrThreeAI

CELL NOTIFICATION

Measurements and counters


Table97:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table97

Newcounters
Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8001C299

Timeperiodofuserplanein
overloadlevel1

LTEcellload

M8001C300

Timeperiodofuserplanein
overloadlevel2

LTEcellload

M8013C66

NumberofSignaling
ConnectionEstablishment
RequestsrejectedduetoUser
Planeoverload

LTEUEState

Key performance indicators


Table98:Newkeyperformanceindicatorslistskeyperformanceindicatorsintroduced
withthisfeature.
Table98

Newkeyperformanceindicators
KPI ID

KPI name

LTE_5709a

E-UTRANPercentageofTimetheCellwasin
theU-PlaneOverloadState

Parameters
Table99:Newparameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table99

Newparameters

Full name

194

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivateU-plane
overloadhandling

actUplaneOvlHandling LNBTS

EnableincomingHO
reduction

enableInHoRed

LNBTS

cpovlha

EnableRRC
connectionreduction

enableRrcConnRed

LNBTS

cpovlha

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

U-planeoverload
handling

upovlha

LNBTS

EnablerejectionofERABsetuprequests

enableERabSetupRed LNBTS

upovlha

Enablerejectionof
incominginter-eNB
HOrequests

enableInHoRed

LNBTS

upovlha

Enablerejectionof
RRCconnection
requests

enableRrcConnRed

LNBTS

upovlha

Enablesuspensionof
SRSforscheduling

enableSuspendSrs

LNBTS

upovlha

EnableTxdiversity
transmission

enableTxDivTransmiss LNBTS
ion

upovlha

Sales information
Table100

Salesinformation

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License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
No

3.17.2 Activating and configuring LTE2023: User Plane Overload


Handling
Before you start
Table101:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2023:UserPlane
OverloadHandlinglistsparametersusedfortheactivationandconfigurationofthe
LTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeature.
Table101

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2023:UserPlane
OverloadHandling
Parameter

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Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivateU-planeoverloadhandling activationflag
(actUplaneOvlHandling)

no

U-planeoverloadhandling
(upovlha)parameter'sstructure

no

mandatoryconfiguration

Note: Whenconfiguringthefeature,notethatsuitableparametervaluesmaydepend,
amongotherthings,onthecell's/eNB'slocation.Forexample,aneNBlocatedinplaces
withahighpopulationdensityorwithinastadiummightrequireotherparameter
settingscomparedtothoselocatedinaruralarea.

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1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE2023: User Plane Overload Handling feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate U-plane overload
handling(actUplaneOvlHandling)parametervaluetotrue.

Configure the U-plane overload handling (upovlha) parameter.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) Right-clicktheLNBTSobjectandcreateanewU-plane overload handling
parameter.SettheU-plane overload handling (upovlha)parameter
values.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureisactivated.
Further information
Incaseallcounter-measuresaredisabled,theoperatorwillstillbeinformedaboutthe
startandendoftheU-planeoverloadcondition.

3.17.3 Deactivating LTE2023: User Plane Overload Handling


Before you start
TheActivate U-plane overload handling(actUplaneOvlhandling)
parameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheran
eNBrestartnorcelllocking.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE2023: User Plane Overload Handling feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTS.
SettheActivate U-plane overload
handling(actUplaneOvlhandling)parametervaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2023:UserPlaneOverloadHandlingfeatureisdeactivated.

3.18 LTE2051: Measurement based Idle Mode Load


Balancing
3.18.1 Description of LTE2051: Measurement based Idle Mode
Load Balancing
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeatureenhancestheIdle
ModeLoadBalancing(IMLB)mechanism.Intheenhancedmechanism,theeNodeB
usestheA4basedmeasurementtocheckthequalityofanLTEtargetinter-frequency,
whichisselectedasaprimarytargetwithahighestprioritybytheIMLBalgorithm.
Consideringthemeasurementresults,theeNodeBdecidesifdedicatedprioritiesare
addedtotheRRCReleasemessageornot.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovidesthefollowingbenefittotheoperator:

preventscontinuouscellreselectionmeasurements

Requirements

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Hardware and software requirements


Table102
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR8
mandatory

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeaturerequiresnonew
oradditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeatureintroducesan
enhancementmechanismfortheexistingidlemodeloadbalancing(IMLB)algorithms.
WithinthescopeofLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeature,
theeNodeBusestheA4IMLBmeasurementtocheckthequalityofLTEtargetinterfrequency,whichwasselectedasaprimarytargetwithahighestprioritybytheIMLB
algorithmusedintheLTE1677:IdleModeMobilityBalancingExtensionsfeature.
Consideringthemeasurementresults,theeNodeBdecidesifadedicatedprioritiesare
addedtotheRRCReleasemessageornot.
TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeatureenablesthe
followingfunctionalities:

theoperatordecideswhethertheLTEtargetinter-frequencylayersconfiguredfor
IMLBshouldbemeasuredwithA4IMLBmeasurementsbeforesendingdedicated
prioritiestotheidlemodeornot
theoperatorconfiguresreferencesymbolreceivedpower(RSRP)and/orreference
signalreceivedquality(RSRQ)thresholdsusedforcheckingwhetherthetargetcell
fulfillsthepowerandqualityrequirements
theeNodeBprolongsanexistinginactivitytimertogivetheUEadditionaltimeto
performA4IMLBmeasurements
iftheIMLBalgorithmselectsanLTEinter-frequencyasaprimarytargetandthatLTE
inter-frequencyisallowedtorunA4IMLBmeasurements,thentheeNodeBtriggers
theUEtostartA4IMLBmeasurementsforthatfrequencybeforesendingtheRRC
ReleasemessagetotheUE
ifA4IMLBreportisreceived,theeNodeBcheckstheRSRPand/orRSRQ
parametersofatargetcellagainsttheconfiguredthresholdssothatarequested
minimumpowerandqualityofthetargetcellissatisfactorybeforesendingdedicated
prioritiesfortheidlemodetoUE

Conditions for an RRC connection release with a dedicated priority


TheRRCconnectionoftheUEisreleasedwithadedicatedpriority(targetcellfrequency
gettingthehighestabsolutepriority)ifalloftheconditionsbelowaretrue:

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anA4IMLBmeasurementreportisreceivedbeforetheA4IMLBmeasurementtimer
expires
thetargetcell'sRSRPand/orRSRQparametersarebetterthantheoperatorconfigurableabsolutevalueinordertoavoidareselectiontothecellwithbadRF
conditions
thetargetcell'sRSRPand/orRSRQparametersarebetterthanthesourcecell's
RSRPand/orRSRQincreasedbytheoperator-configurableoffset(positiveor
negative)inordertoavoidareselectiontoacellwithsignificantlyworseRF
conditions

Otherwise,anormalRRCconnectionreleasewithoutsendingdedicatedprioritiesis
applied.DataorS1signalingactivityduringtheA4IMLBmeasurementsleadstoa
cancellationoftheRRCReleasemessage,andaninactivitytimerisreset.
Conditions for activating A4 IMLB measurements
FortheactivationofA4IMLBmeasurements,thefollowingconditionsmustbemet:

theselectedLTEtargetinter-frequencyisallowedtorunA4IMLBmeasurements
theUEsupportsA4measurements(FGIbits#14and#25)
theRSRPand/orRSRQthresholdsrelatedtotheIMLBmeasurementsare
configured(relevantparametersareset)
therearenoongoinginter-frequencyor/andinter-RATmeasurements
themaximumnumberofUEswithA4-basedmeasurementsactivatedisnotreached

TheA4IMLBmeasurementsarecontrolledwithasupervisiontimerconfiguredbythe
operator.IfA4IMLBmeasurementscannotbeappliedtotheUE,theRRCconnectionof
thisUEisreleasedwithadedicatedprioritydeterminedoriginallybytheIMLBalgorithm
definedintheLTE1677:IdleModeMobilityBalancingExtensionsfeature.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Thisfeaturerequiresthefollowingfeaturetobeenabled:

LTE1677:IdleModeMobilityBalancingExtensions

Impact on interfaces
ThisfeaturereusesthealreadyexistingmechanismusedfortheRRCReleasemessage
andmeasurementconfiguration.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters

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Thisfeatureintroducesanewmeasurementtype,M8034LTEEUTRAcarrierfrequency.
ThemeasurementcontainscounterswhichmeasureanintraLTErelatedeventsperEUTRAcarrierfrequency.ThecountersareprovidedpertheLTEcellandpertheE-UTRA
carrierfrequency,forexample,foreachrelationshipbetweentheLTEcellandtheEUTRAcarrierfrequency,aseparatecounterisprovided.Thismeasurementistargetedto
thefollowingobjects:

LNBTS/LNCEL
MCC/MNC
EARFCN

Table103:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table103

Newcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8034C0

NumberofA4measurement
activationsforMeasurement
BasedIMLB

LTEEUTRAcarrierfrequency

M8034C1

Numberofsuccessfully
evaluatedA4measurement
reportsforMeasurement
BasedIMLB

LTEEUTRAcarrierfrequency

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table104:Newparameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table104

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

EnableA4eventforidlemode
loadbalancing

enableA4IMLB

IRFIM

TargetcellmindeltaRSRPfor
idlemodeloadbalancing

minDeltaRsrpIMLB

IRFIM

TargetcellmindeltaRSRQfor
idlemodeloadbalancing

minDeltaRsrqIMLB

IRFIM

TargetcellminimumRSRPfor
idlemodeloadbalancing

minRsrpIMLB

IRFIM

TargetcellminimumRSRQfor
idlemodeloadbalancing

minRsrqIMLB

IRFIM

Activatemeasurement-based
idlemodeloadbalancing

actMeasBasedIMLB

LNBTS

Idlemodeloadbalancing
supervisiontimerforA4event

reportTimerIMLBA4

LNBTS

LTEEUTRAcarrierfrequency

mtEutraFrequency

PMRNL

Table105:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.

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Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Activationofidlemodeload
balancing(IdleLB)

actIdleLB

Managed object
LNBTS

Sales information
Table106

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BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.18.2 Activating and configuring LTE2051: Measurement based


Idle Mode Load Balancing
Before you start
TheActivate measurement-based idle mode load
balancing(actMeasBasedIMLB)parameterisusedforactivation.Modificationof
thisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestartorobjectlocking.
Table107:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2051:Measurement
basedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeaturepresentstheparametersrelatedtoactivation
andconfigurationoftheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancing
feature.
Table107

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2051:Measurement
basedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeature
Parameter

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Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activate measurementbased idle mode load


balancing
(actMeasBasedIMLB)

activationflag

no

Idle mode load balancing


supervision timer for A4
event(reportTimerIMLBA4)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

IRFIM identifier(irfimId) mandatoryconfiguration

no

EUTRA presence antenna


port1(interPresAntP)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

EUTRA frequency
value(dlCarFrqEut)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Allowed measurement
bandwidth(measBdw)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Enable A4 event for idle


mode load
balancing(enableA4IMLB)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Target cell min delta


RSRP for idle mode load
balancing
(minDeltaRsrpIMLB)

optionalconfiguration

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basedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeature(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Target cell min delta


RSRQ for idle mode load
balancing
(minDeltaRsrqIMLB)

optionalconfiguration

no

Target cell minimum RSRP


for idle mode load
balancing(minRsrpIMLB)

optionalconfiguration

no

Target cell minimum RSRQ


for idle mode load
balancing(minRsrqIMLB)

optionalconfiguration

no

TheLTE1677:IdleModeMobilityBalancingExtensionsfeatureneedstobeactivated
beforetheactivationoftheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancing
feature(thevalueofActivation of idle mode load balancing (IdleLB)
(actIdleLB)parameterneedstobesettotrue).
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE2051: Measurement based Idle Mode Load Balancing feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate measurement-based idle mode load balancing
(actMeasBasedIMLB)parameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the Idle mode load balancing supervision timer for A4


event (reportTimerIMLBA4) parameter.
a) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
b) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
c) SetadesiredvaluefortheIdle mode load balancing supervision
timer for A4 event(reportTimerIMLBA4)parameterusingadropdownlist.

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Configure the IRFIM object for every LTE target frequency and enable A4based measurements.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
AddtheIRFIM object.
InthecreatedIRFIM object,configurethefollowingparameters(mandatory):

IRFIM identifier(irfimId)
EUTRA presence antenna port1(interPresAntP)
EUTRA frequency value(dlCarFrqEut)
Allowed measurement bandwidth(measBdw)
Enable A4 event for idle mode load
balancing(enableA4IMLB)

Optional: Configure the RSRP and/or RSRQ thresholds.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
AddtheIRFIMobject.
Configurethefollowingparameters(optional).

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Target cell min delta RSRP for idle mode load


balancing(minDeltaRsrpIMLB)
Target cell min delta RSRQ for idle mode load
balancing(minDeltaRsrqIMLB)
Target cell minimum RSRP for idle mode load
balancing(minRsrpIMLB)
Target cell minimum RSRQ for idle mode load
balancing(minRsrqIMLB)

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeaturehasbeen
activated.TheeNBprovidesthesupportforA4-basedmeasurementsforidlemodeload
balancing.

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3.18.3 Deactivating LTE2051: Measurement based Idle Mode Load


Balancing
Before you start
TheActivate measurement-based idle mode load
balancing(actMeasBasedIMLB)parameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationof
thisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestartorobjectlocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE2051: Measurement based Idle Mode Load Balancing


feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate measurement-based idle mode load balancing
(actMeasBasedIMLB)parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2051:MeasurementbasedIdleModeLoadBalancingfeaturehasbeen
deactivated.TheeNBcontinuesevaluationofthealreadystartedA4-based
measurementsandsendstheA4measurementreport.NewA4-basedmeasurements
foridlemodeloadbalancingarenotstarted.

3.19 LTE2085: SIB Reception with Parallel Measurement


Gaps
3.19.1 Description of LTE2085: SIB Reception with Parallel
Measurement Gaps
Introduction to the feature

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AUEwithconfiguredmeasurementgapswillfailtoreceiveasingleSIBtransmission
withaprobabilityaround15%.TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurement
GapsfeatureensurestransmissionofSImessagesatleasttwotimesperSIwindow,
whichguaranteesreceivingoneSImessageperSIwindowevenforUEswithconfigured
measurementgaps.
Benefits
End-user benefits
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureenhancesthe
possibilitythattheenduserwillreceiveatleastoneSIBduringanSIwindow,regardless
ofwhetherthemeasurementgapsareconfiguredornot.Itensuresahigherpossibilityto
receive:
informationregardingINTRA-frequencyandINTER-frequencyneighboringcells
informationforre-selectionofacell(forexample,handover)
ETWS/CMASnotifications/warnings

Operator benefits
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeature:
enablessendingtheSIBinformationatleasttwiceatanintervalgreaterthan6ms
withineachSIwindow
guaranteesETWS/CMASnotifications/warningsbroadcastreceptionforallUEs
enablestheUEstoreceiveSIBseveniftheyhaveameasurementgapconfigured,
whichisessentialincaseofwarningbroadcasts(ETWS,CMAS)

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table108:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementslistshardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table108

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
LTE-FDD15A

Flexi Multiradio BTS


FL15A

OMS
-

FL15A

UE
3GPPR8

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS

LNF15A

NetAct
OSS15.5

Flexi Zone Micro BTS

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Functional description
Functional overview
TheSIBscarryrelevantinformationfortheUE,whichhelpstheUE,forexample,to
accessacellorperformacell(re-)selection.Theyarealsousedtotransmitwarning
messages;SIB10andSIB11carryETWSnotifications,andSIB12carriestheCMAS
notification.
MeasurementgapsareconfiguredforUEsinthecell'shandoverzone;themeasurement
gapsarerepeatedevery40ms,andtheylastfor6msinDL(7msinULundercertain
conditions).Thestartingpointsofmeasurementgapsaredistributedintimeacrossall

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UEsinthecellinordertoequalizetheULtrafficgeneratedwhenUEsreporttheir
measurementresults.ThismeanstheUEswithmeasurementgapswillfailtoreceivea
singleSIBtransmissionwithaprobabilityof6/40=15%.
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureensuresthataUE
havingmeasurementgapsactivatedisabletoreceiveSIBsatleastonceduringanSI
window.IfthecoderateofaSIBmessageistoohigh,thentwoorthreetransmissions
arearrangedforthismessageinthesameSIwindow,seeFigure13:SIBreceptionwith
parallelmeasurementgaps.
Figure13

SIBreceptionwithparallelmeasurementgaps
ExampleswithoutLTE2085
20msSIBwindow

SIB1

SIB1

SIBtransmissiontwice
perSIwindow
(caseexample excluded
byLTE2085)

20msSIBwindow

SIBtransmissiontwice
perSIwindow

ExamplewithLTE2085
20msSIBwindow

SIBtransmissionmorethan
twiceperSIwindow

Measurementgaps
MeasurementgapsthatcoversbothSIBtransmission
SIBtransmission

WithLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps,anadditional
transmissionisscheduledinordertocoverthecaseofanypossibleoverlapbetweena
measurementgapandtransmissionoftheSImessage.Restrictionsontheconfiguration
parametersareintroducedtoavoidanSIwindowsmallerthan20ms.

Note: FromLTE-FDD15Aonward(withtheintroductionofthe
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeature),CMAS/ETWS
notificationscanbeactivatedonlyifSI window length (siWindowLen)isequal
orgreaterthan20ms.

Note: FromRL70onward,iftheSI window length (siWindowLen)parameter


issetto10msorhigher,basiceNBsoftwaresendsSIB2twiceperSIwindow,with
transmissionsseparatedbymorethan6ms.The
SI window length (siWindowLen)parametercanstillbesettosmallervalues
butthereceptionofSIB2forUEswithmeasurementgapsisguaranteedonlyifthe
SI window length (siWindowLen)isequalorgreaterthan10ms.Activationof
theLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureshowsan
additionaleffectonlyforSIB3andhigher.
UEswithacertainchipsetmightexperienceHOfailuresunderthefollowingrare
conditions:

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UEsconfiguredwithameasurementgapthatcoversthesubframeinwhichthesmall
cellsendsasysteminformationblock(SIB)
theSI window length (siWindowLen)parameterissetto20ms,therefore,
therewillbeonlyonesubframeavailableiftheSIBwindowcoincideswiththefirst
halfoftheeICICpatternofa40-msduration

UEswiththechipsetdonotuseSIB2datatheywereprovidedaspartoftheHO
procedure.TheUEstrytoreadSIB2inthetargetcellandfailifitdoesnotsucceed
withinapresettime.Itisrecommendedtoperformoneofthefollowingactionstoensure
smoothserviceconditionsinHetNetscenarios:

ActivatetheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeature.
SettheSI window length (siWindowLen)parameterto40msinalleICIC
smallcells.

TheLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystemfeaturesupportsSIBs12,andthe
LTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeaturesupportsSIBs10andSIBs11;however,thetwo
featurescannotbeactivatedtogether.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesareaffectedbytheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGapsfeature:

LTE1113:eICICMacroandLTE1496:eICICMicro
IftheeICICisactivated,theLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurement
GapsfeatureverifieswhethereICICmutingpatternsarecompatiblewiththeSIB
transmission'stimingandthetimingofotheraffectedfeatures.
LTE1117:MultimediaBroadcastMulticastService
IftheMBMSisactivated,theLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurement
Gapsfeatureverifieswhetherotheraffectedfeaturesleaveaminimumnumberof
subframesopenforusagebytheMBMS.
LTE495:ObservedTimeDifferenceofArrival
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeaturecanbe
activatedonlyifOTDOAsettingsarecompatible.
LTE1709:LiquidCell
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeaturecanbe
activatedonlyifliquidcellsettingsarecompatible.
LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandoverandLTE1679:DRXwithParallelUEMeasurement
Gaps

Impact on system performance and capacity


TheEarthquakeandTsunamiWarningSystem(ETWS)andCommercialMobileAlert
System(CMAS)arerareevents,soaduplicatedtransmissionofETWS/CMAS
messagesdoesnotconsumenoteworthyamountsofresources.Furtherimpactdepends
ontheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI window
(sib2xTransmit)parameter.
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureimpactssystem
performanceandcapacityinthefollowingway:

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thereisnoimpactifsib2xTransmit = false;thus,itdoesnotlimitthroughput
orperformance
SIB3andabovearetransmittedatleasttwotimesperSIwindowif
sib2xTransmit = true,whichconsumesdoublecapacity

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table109:Modifiedcounterslistscountersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table109

208

Modifiedcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8012C18

VolumeofDLRLCPDUs
transmitted

LTECellThroughput

M8011C25

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level1

LTECellResource

M8011C26

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level2

LTECellResource

M8011C27

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level3

LTECellResource

M8011C28

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level4

LTECellResource

M8011C29

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level5

LTECellResource

M8011C30

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level6

LTECellResource

M8011C31

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level7

LTECellResource

M8011C32

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level8

LTECellResource

M8011C33

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level9

LTECellResource

M8011C34

DLPRButilizationperTTI
Level10

LTECellResource

M8011C35

DLPRButilizationperTTIMin

LTECellResource

M8011C36

DLPRButilizationperTTIMax LTECellResource

M8011C37

DLPRButilizationperTTI
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Note: Thefollowingcountersarenotaffectedbyadditionalrepetitionsintroducedby
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGaps:

M8001C231:NumberofprimaryETWSnotifications
M8001C232:NumberofsecondaryETWSnotifications
M8001C233:NumberofCMASnotifications

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table110:Newparameterslistsparametersintroducedbythisfeature.
Table110

Newparameters

Full name
Twofoldtransmission
ofSIBsperSIwindow

Abbreviated name
sib2xTransmit

Managed object

Structure

LNCEL

Table111:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table111

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivationCMASsupport

actCMAS

LNBTS

ActivationETWSsupport

actETWS

LNBTS

ActivationMBMSsupport

actMBMS

LNBTS

ActivationeICICsupport

actEicic

LNCEL

ActivationLiquidCellsupport

actLiquidCell

LNCEL

PRSactivation

actOtdoa

LNCEL

PRSconfigurationindex

prsConfigurationIndex

LNCEL

SIwindowlength

siWindowLen

LNCEL

Systeminformationscheduling sibSchedulingList
list

LNCEL

Highestallowedmutingpattern eIcicMaxMutePattern

LNCEL

Sales information
Table112:Salesinformationlistssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table112

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

BSW

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3.19.2 Activating and configuring LTE2085: SIB Reception with


Parallel Measurement Gaps with the Twofold transmission
of SIBs per SI window parameter
Before you start
Table113:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReceptionwith
ParallelMeasurementGapslistsparametersusedforactivationandconfigurationofthe
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeature.
Table113

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReception
withParallelMeasurementGaps
Parameter

Purpose

TwofoldtransmissionofSIBs
perSIwindow(sib2xTransmit)

configuration

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
objectlocking

TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivatedeither
byactivatingtheLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)featureforSIB12,or
byactivatingtheLTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeatureforSIB10andSIB11,orbysetting
theTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI window (sib2xTransmit)
parametertotrueforallotherSIBsexceptSIB1.
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure

Activate and configure the LTE2085: SIB Reception with Parallel Measurement
Gaps feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SettheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI
window(sib2xTransmit)parametervaluetotrue.
Note: ThevalueoftheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI
window(sib2xTransmit)parameterisnotrecommendedtobesettotrueprovided
theDownlink channel bandwith(dlChBw)islessthan10MHz.

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Optional: If it is not yet configured, set the SI window


length (siWindowLen) parameter.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheSI window length(siWindowLen)parameter'svalueto20 msor
40 ms.

Expected outcome
WhentheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI
window(sib2xTransmit)parameterissettotrue,theSIBs3andhigherare
transmittedatleasttwiceperSIwindow,withatimedifferencehigherthan6ms.For
SIB10andSIB11beingtransmittedtwiceperSIwindow,theLTE843:ETWSBroadcast
featuremustbeactivatedandforSIB12,theLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem
(CMAS)featuremustbeactivated;however,onlyoneofthesefeaturescanbeactiveat
atime.

3.19.3 Activating and configuring LTE2085: SIB Reception with


Parallel Measurement Gaps with a selected feature
Before you start
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeaturedoesnothavean
activationflagandisactivatedbydefault.
Table114:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReceptionwith
ParallelMeasurementGapslistsparametersusedforactivationandconfigurationofthe
LTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeature.
Table114

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2085:SIBReception
withParallelMeasurementGaps
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivationETWSsupport
(actETWS)

activationflag

no

ActivationCMASsupport
(actCMAS)

activationflag

no

TwofoldtransmissionofSIBs
perSIwindow(sib2xTransmit)

optional

no

SIwindowlength
(siWindowLen)

mandatory

no

Systeminformationscheduling mandatory
list(sibSchedulingList)

no

TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivatedeither
byactivatingtheLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)featureforSIB12,or
byactivatingtheLTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeatureforSIB10andSIB11,orbysetting
theTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI window (sib2xTransmit)
parametertotrue.

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TheLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)andLTE843:ETWSBroadcast
featurescannotbeactivatedatthesametime.Onlyonecanbeactiveatatimeandan
activationofthatfeaturewillactivateLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurement
GapsfeatureforrelatedSIBs.

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Ifthefollowingconditionsarenotfulfilled,thevalidationoftheconfigurationplanfilewill
fail.BTSSiteManagerinformstheoperatoraboutthevalidationfailure:

IftheActivate enhanced inter-cell interference


coordination(actEicic)parameter'svalueissettotrue,andthe
Cell type(cellType)parameter'svalueisnotsettolargeinanyLNCELobject
oftheeNB,thenbothparametersDRX profile 5:DRX long
cycle(drxProfile5-drxLongCycle)and
DRX smart profile 5:DRX long cycle(
drxSmartProfile5-drxLongCycle)mustbesetto640 ms.
IftheActivate enhanced inter-cell interference
coordination(actEicic)parameter'svalueissettotrue,andthe
Cell type(cellType)parameter'svalueissettolargeinanyLNCELobjectof
theeNB,thentheHighest allowed muting
pattern(eIcicMaxMutePattern)parametermustbesetasgreaterthan
mp1.
IftheActivate enhanced inter-cell interference
coordination(actEicic)parameter'svalueissettotrue,thenthe
Activate support for MBMS(actMBMS)parametermustbesettofalse.
IftheActivate support for MBMS(actMBMS)parameter'svaluesissetto
true,thenthe

Activate enhanced inter-cell interference


coordination(actEicic)parameter'svaluemustbesettofalse.
IfthePRS activation(actOtdoa)parameter'svalueissettotrue,andthe
numberofconfiguredSIBsissevenorsmaller,thenthe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besettooneofthefollowingvalues:151, 471, 1111,or 2391.
IfthePRS activation(actOtdoa)parameter'svalueissettotrue,andthe
SI window length(siWindowLen)parameterissetto20 ms,andthe
numberofconfiguredSIBsiseightorhigher,thenthe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besettooneofthefollowingvalues:471, 1111,or 2391.
IfthePRS activation(actOtdoa)parameter'svalueissettotrue,andthe
SI window length(siWindowLen)parameterissetto40 ms,andthe
numberofconfiguredSIBsiseightorhigher,thenthe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besettooneofthefollowingvalues:1111or 2391.

Migration rules for the SI window length (siWindowLen) parameter:

IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe


Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
SI window length(siWindowLen)parameterissmallerthan20 msinRL70,
thenduringmigrationtoRL15AtheSI window length(siWindowLen)
parameterwillchangeto20 ms.

Migration rules for the Periodicity (siMessagePeriodicity) parameter:

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IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe


Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettotrueinRL70,thenduring
migrationtoRL15AthePeriodicity(siMessagePeriodicity)parameter
mustbeequalorgreaterthanthefollowingequation:

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siWindowLen * (# of SIBs (sets in structure sibSchedulingList + 2))+


10ms

ThevalueofthePeriodicity(siMessagePeriodicity)parameterthatdoes
notfulfillthisequationneedstobesettothenext,highervaluethatfulfillsit.The
possiblevaluesare80, 160, 320, 640, 1280, 2560,or5120.
IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe
Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettofalseinRL70,thenduring
migrationtoRL15AthePeriodicity(siMessagePeriodicity)parameter
mustbeequalorgreaterthanthefollowingequation:
siWindowLen * ((# of SIBs (sets in structure sibSchedulingList + 2))

ThevalueofthePeriodicity(siMessagePeriodicity)parameterthatdoes
notfulfillthisequationneedstobesettothenext,highervaluethatfulfillsit.The
possiblevaluesare80, 160, 320, 640, 1280, 2560,or5120.
Migration rules for the PRS configuration
index (prsConfigurationIndex) parameter:

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IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe


Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettotrue,andthenumberof
configuredSIBsiseightorhigher,andthePRS configuration
index(prsConfigurationIndex)parameterissettoanyothervaluethan
471, 1111,or 2391,thenduringmigrationtoRL15Athe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besetto471.
IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe
Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettotrue,andthe
SI window length(siWindowLen)parameterissetto20 ms,andthe
numberofconfiguredSIBsiseightorhigher,andthe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parameterisset
toanyothervaluethan471, 1111,or 2391,thenduringmigrationtoRL15Athe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besetto471.
IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe
Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettotrue,andthe
SI window length(siWindowLen)parameterissetto40 ms,andthe
numberofconfiguredSIBsiseightorhigher,andthe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parameterisset
toanyothervaluethan1111,or 2391,thenduringmigrationtoRL15Athe
PRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)parametermust
besetto1111.
IftheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameterorthe
Activation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameterissettotrue,andthe
PRS activation(actOtdoa)parameterissettotrue,thenPRSperiodmust
beequalorgreaterthan:

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siWindowLen * (# of SIBs(sets in structure sibSchedulingList + 2))+


10ms

where,dependingonthePRS configuration
index(prsConfigurationIndex)parameter,thePRSperiodintheabove
equationissetto:

160 msforPRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)=


151
320 msforPRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)=
471
640 msforPRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)=
1111
1280 msforPRS configuration index(prsConfigurationIndex)=
2391
Note: ThevalueofthePRSperiodthatdoesnotfulfilltheaboveequation,shallbe
changedtothenext,highervaluethatfulfillstheequation.

ModificationofsomeofthementionedparametersrequiresobjectlockingorBTS
restart.Thismeansthatactivationwillcauseaserviceoutageiftheparametersthat
requireobjectlockingorBTSrestarthavebeenmodified.
Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate and configure the LTE2085: SIB Reception with Parallel Measurement
Gaps feature with a selected feature.
Activation with the LTE843: ETWS Broadcast feature:
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameter'svaluetotrue.

Activation with the LTE494: Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) feature:
a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameter'svaluetotrue.

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Optional: If not yet configured, configure the PWS with emergency area
ID parameter.
a) SetthePWS with emergency area ID(pwsWithEmAreaId)parameter's
valuetotrueorfalse.
b) IfthePWS with emergency area ID(pwsWithEmAreaId)parameter's
valueissettotrue,continueasfollows.
c) SelecttheLNCELobject.
d) ExpandtheLNCELobject.
e) Ifnotyetadded,addtheEmergency area ID list(emAreaIdList)
parameterandsetavaluefrom0to16777215.

If not yet configured, set the SI window length (siWindowLen) parameter.


a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) SettheSI window length(siWindowLen)parameter'svalueto20 msor
40 ms.

If not yet configured, set the System information scheduling


list (sibSchedulingList) parameter.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) AddtheSystem information scheduling
list(sibSchedulingList)parameter.
c) SettheSIB type(siMessageSibType)parameter'svalue:

fortheETWSnotificationsSIB10andSIB11parametersarerequired
fortheCMASnotificationsSIB12parameterisrequired
forSIB4addLNBTS:IAFIMobjectandsetallrequiredparameters
forSIB5addLNCEL:IRFIMobjectandsetallrequiredparameters
forSIB6addLNCEL:UFFIMobjectandsetallrequiredparameters
forSIB7addLNCEL:GFIMobjectandsetallrequiredparameters
forSIB8addLNCEL:CDFIMobjectandsetallrequiredparameters

d) SelectandsetthePeriodicity(siMessagePeriodicity)parameter's
valuefromadrop-downlistforeachselectedSIBtype.
e) SelectandsettheRepetition(siMessageRepetition)parameter'svalue
to1foreachselectedSIBtype.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

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TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivated
togetherwiththeLTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeature.Thereareatleasttwosubframes
availableforthetransmissionoftheETWSnotificationinSIB10andSIB11withineach
SIwindow.
TheLTE2085:SIBReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureisactivated
togetherwiththeLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)feature.Thereare
atleasttwosubframesavailableforthetransmissionoftheCMASnotificationinSIB12
withineachSIwindow.
Further information
WhentheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI
window(sib2xTransmit)parameterissettotrue,theSIBs3andhigherare
transmittedatleasttwiceperSIwindow,withatimedifferencehigherthan6ms.For
SIB10andSIB11beingtransmittedtwiceperSIwindow,theLTE843:ETWSBroadcast
featuremustbeactivatedandforSIB12,theLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem
(CMAS)featuremustbeactivated;however,onlyoneofthesefeaturescanbeactiveat
atime.

3.19.4 Deactivating LTE2085: Reception with Parallel


Measurement Gaps
Before you start
Table115:ParametersusedfordeactivatingLTE2085:ReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGapslistsparametersusedfordeactivationoftheLTE2085:Reception
withParallelMeasurementGapsfeature.
Table115

ParametersusedfordeactivatingLTE2085:ReceptionwithParallel
MeasurementGaps
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

TwofoldtransmissionofSIBs
perSIwindow(sib2xTransmit)

deactivation

objectlocking

ActivationETWSsupport
(actETWS)

deactivation

no

ActivationCMASsupport
(actCMAS)

deactivation

no

Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

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Deactivate the LTE2085: Reception with Parallel Measurement Gaps feature.


IftheLTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeatureisconfigured:
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation ETWS support(actETWS)parameter'svaluetofalse.

IftheLTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)featureisconfigured:
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation CMAS support(actCMAS)parameter'svaluetofalse.

IftheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI windowparameteris


configured:
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
SettheTwofold transmission of SIBs per SI
window(sib2xTransmit)parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2085:ReceptionwithParallelMeasurementGapsfeatureisdeactivated.
Warningnotificationsarenottransmittedanymore.SIBs3andhigheraretransmitted
onlyonceperSIwindow.
Further information
TheremightstillberepetitionsofSIBscausedbythecoderateofamessage.

3.20 LTE2133: eICIC for HetNet eNode B Configurations


3.20.1 Description of LTE2133: eICIC for HetNet eNode B
Configurations
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBConfigurationsfeatureprovidesanenhanced
inter-cellinterferencecoordination(eICIC)supportforthefollowingeNBconfigurations:

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eNBshostingboththemacroandsmallcells
eNBshostingonlythesmallcells
eNBshostingonlythemacrocells

Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureprovidessupportforheterogeneousnetworkssothateICICpartnerships
canbeestablishedinthefollowingscenarios:
betweenmacroandsmallcellswhicharehostedbythesameeNB
betweenmultiplesmallcellsinoneeNBandeitherthesamemacrocellorindividual
macrocellsonanothereNB

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table116

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct

3GPPR10UE NetAct15.5
capabilities

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Note: ThesmallcellscanalsobeconfiguredontheFlexiMultiradio10BTS.
Additional hardware requirements
Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBConfigurationsfeatureintroducestheinternal
X2interfacecommunicationextensionsforeICICtoenable:

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eICICsupportbetweenthemacroandsmallcellslocatedinthesameeNB.Figure
14:Scenario1showsanexamplewherelowpowerremoteradioheads(RRHs)are
connectedtothesamesystemmodulewiththeoverlappinghighpowerRRH.

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Scenario1
low
power
RRH

eNB
fiber

eICIC
area

Note: ThehighpowerRRHsareusedinthemacrocellswhilethelowpowerRRHsare
usedinthesmallcells.

eICICsupportbetweenthemacrocellhostedbyaneNBandthesmallcellshosted
byanothereNB.Figure15:Scenario2showsanexamplewhereahighpowerRRH
andthelowpowerRRHsareconnectedtodifferentsystemmoduleslinkedviaX2
interface.
Figure15

Scenario2
low
power
RRH

eNB1

fiber

eICIC
area

fiber

eNB2

high
power
RRH

X2

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eICICsupportforthemacroandsmallcellsconfiguredinbothscenarios.Figure16:
Scenario3showsanexamplewhereahighpowerRRHandsomeofthelowpower
RRHsareconnectedtothesamesystemmoduleandotherlowpowerRRHsare
connectedtoadifferentsystemmodulelinkedviaX2interface.

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Figure16

Descriptionsofradioresourcemanagementand
telecomfeatures

Scenario3
high
power
RRH

eICIC
area
#2

fiber

fiber

low
power
RRH

eNB1

eNB2

eICIC
area
#1

fiber
high
power
RRH

fiber

X2

Note: Thisscenariocanbeextendedtoincludeadditionalpermutationssuchas
multiplemacrocellsofeNB1ineICICpartnershipwiththesmallcellsofeNB2.Note
thatonlyoneactiveeICICpartnershipisallowedpersmallcell.
ThereisalimitationimposedbyanX2resetprocedureinanyscenariowheremultiple
eICICareasusethesameX2link.Thisprocedureisusedinrecoveringfromcasessuch
assupervisiontimerexpiry,andmissingandunexpectedresponses.Inthisscenario,itis
possiblethatonesmallcellterminatesalleICICpartnershipsforallinvolvedeICICareas.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE2133:eICICforHetNeteNodeBConfigurationsfeatureisenabledtogetherwith
theLTE1496:eICIC-microfeature.

Note: TheeICICfeatureactivationisprohibitedforsmallcellswithcarrieraggregation
(CA)enabled.SimultaneoussupportforeICICandCAinsmallcelleNBswillbe
availableonalaterrelease.
Impact on interfaces
ThisfeatureintroducestheX2interfaceforeICICfunctionsovertheopticalfibercable.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data

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Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table117:Relatedexistingparametersliststheexistingparametersrelatedtothis
feature.
Table117

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ECGIoftheeICIC
macropartner

eIcicPartnerEcgi

LNCEL

IdentityoftheeNBin
theECGIoftheeICIC
macropartner

enbId

LNCEL

eIcicPartnerEcgi

Identityofthecellin
theECGIoftheeICIC
macropartner

lcrId

LNCEL

eIcicPartnerEcgi

MCCintheECGIof
theeICICmacro
partner

mcc

LNCEL

eIcicPartnerEcgi

MNCintheECGIof
theeICICmacro
partner

mnc

LNCEL

eIcicPartnerEcgi

MNClengthinthe
ECGIoftheeICIC
macropartner

mncLength

LNCEL

eIcicPartnerEcgi

Sales information
Table118

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

Activated by default
No

3.21 LTE2149: Supplemental Downlink Carrier


3.21.1 Description of LTE2149: Supplemental Downlink Carrier
Introduction to the feature

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TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureintroducessupplementalcellsonly
withdownlinkchannelsandnotwiththephysicalhybrid-ARQindicatorchannel(PHICH).
Asupplementalcellcanbeusedonlyasasecondarycell(SCell)incombinationwith
downlinkcarrieraggregationforLTE.
Benefits
End-user benefits
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureprovidestheend-userwithan
improvedpeakandaverageUEdownlinkthroughput,enhancingthealreadyutilized
carrieraggregationfeatures.
Operator benefits
Usingthecarrieraggregationfeature,theLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrier
featureboostsdownlinkcapacitybyutilizinganunpairedspectrumasanadditional
carrieralongwiththeoriginallypaireddownlinkanduplinkcarriers.Ithasamaximumof
30MHzaggregatedbandwidthforatwo-bandcombinationdownlinkcarrieranda
maximumof50MHzaggregatedbandwidthforathree-bandcombinationdownlink
carrier.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table119
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

OMS
-

UE

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct

3GPPR10UE NetAct15.5
capabilities

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureusesnew,dedicatedradio
frequencymodulessupportingonlydownlinkonband29:

LTE2143:FRBEFlexiRRH2TX2RX7502TX720
LTE2266:FRBGFlexiRRH2TX4RX7302TX720

Other requirements
Becauseof3GPPlimitationforsupplementarydownlinkcarriercellbandwidthonband
29mustbeof5or10MHz.
Functional description
Introduction to carrier aggregation in relation to LTE2149
Carrieraggregation(CA)increasesthebandwidthbycombiningtwoormorecomponent
carriers(CC).TheindividualCCscanbeofdifferentbandwidths.Aggregationispossible
byusingcontiguousCCswithinthesameoperatingfrequencyband(intra-band

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contiguous).Non-contiguousaggregationispossibleeitherasintra-bandwithseparated
CCsofthesameoperatingfrequencyband,orasinter-bandwhenCCsarefrom
differentoperatingfrequencybands.
Asupplementarycellisacelloperatinginthecarrieraggregationmodeonlywith
downlinkchannelsandnotwiththephysicalhybrid-ARQindicatorchannel(PHICH)(see
Figure17:Asupplementarycellusedasasecondarycell(SCell)incarrieraggregation).
Figure17

Asupplementarycellusedasasecondarycell(SCell)incarrier
aggregation

PCell
PDCCH
PDSCH
PHICH
ULChannels

SCell
PDCCH
PDSCH
NoPHICH
NoULChannels

CarrierAggregation
Feature deployment
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureallowsutilizinganunpaired
spectruminband29withacellbandwidthof5or10MHz.Thefeaturesupportsupto
400configuredandactivatedsecondarycell(SCell)UEsinasupplementalcell.
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeaturesupportsthefollowingtwo-band
combinationsforsupplementalcells:

band2+band29(bandwidthcombinationset:0,1,2)
band4+band29(bandwidthcombinationset:0,1,2)
band30+band29(bandwidthcombinationset:0)

withamaximumof30MHzaggregatedbandwidth.
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeaturesupportsthefollowingthree-band
combinationsforsupplementalcells:

band2+band29+band30(bandwidthcombinationset:0)
band4+band29+band30(bandwidthcombinationset:0)
band2+band2+band29(bandwidthcombinationset:0)

withamaximumof50MHzaggregatedbandwidth.
Thesupplementalcellcannotactasaprimarycell(PCell).ToavoidcampingUEsonthe
supplementalcellitisdeclaredasbarredinsysteminformationblock1(SIB1).System
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present(ifprovisionedtheycanbescheduled).Thesupplementalcellcannotbeusedas
amobilitytarget.Positioningreferencesymbolscanbeconfiguredforsupplemental
cells.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeaturedependson:

LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNBs

becausethecarrieraggregationisaprecondition.
ThefeaturealsodependsonLTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
andLTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHzasapreconditionforthe
three-bandcombinationcarrier.
ThefeaturedependsonLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectiondefiningSCellselectionfor
thesupplementaldownlinkcarrier.
ThefeaturemustbeactivatedtogetherwithLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20
MHzandLTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz.
Thefollowingfeaturescannotbeenabledforsupplementalcells:

LTE1542:FDDSupercell,LTE1709LiquidCell
anyuplinkrelatedfeatures
LTE1117:LTEMBMS
cellconfigurationswith4TX
LTE1113:eICIC-MacroandLTE1496:eICIC-Micro
LTE784:ANRInter-RATGERAN,LTE556:ANRIntra-LTE,Inter-frequency-UEbasedandLTE908:ANRInter-RATUTRAN-FullyUE-based
anykindofintra-frequency,inter-frequencyorIRAThandover

Impact on interfaces
noimpactoninterfaces
Impact on network management tools
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureimpactsnetworkmanagement
toolsasfollows:

Uu:

S1/X2:

S1andX2inactiveforauser-datatransfer

BTSOM/NWI3:

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nophysicalhybrid-ARQindicatorchannel

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TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeaturecanimprovepeakandmean-user
downloadthroughputofnon-GBRUEswiththesecondarycell(SCell)configured.
Additionally,asystemcapacitygainisalsoexpected.Theactualgaindependsonmany
factors;forexample,network'sload,levelofGBRtraffic,parametrizationofthe
schedulingfairnessfactor,butitcanbedoubledforbandwidthcombinationswithan
equalbandwidthoftwoinvolvedcells.
Management data
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Alarms
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table120:Newparameterslistsnewparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table120

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Activatesupplemental
downlinkcarrier

actSdlc

LNCEL

SupplementalDL
carrierfrequencylist

sdlcFreqList

LNBTS

EndingDLEARFCNin endEarfcnDl
suppl.DLcarrier
frequencylist

LNBTS

sdlcFreqList

StartingDLEARFCN
insuppl.DLcarrier
frequencylist

LNBTS

sdlcFreqList

startEarfcnDl

Table121:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table121

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

226

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivateCentralizedRAN

actCRAN

LNBTS

EUTRAfrequencyvalue

dlCarFrqEut

IRFIM

MaximumnumberofRRC
connections

maxNumRrc

LNCEL

MaximumnumberRRC
emergency

maxNumRrcEmergency

LNCEL

PDCCHLAULDLallocation
balanceinitialvalue

pdcchUlDlBal

LNCEL

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Relatedexistingparameters(Cont.)
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

eUTRAfrequency

redirFreqEutra

MODRED

eUTRAfrequency

redirFreqEutra

MORED

eUTRAfrequency

redirFreqEutra

REDRT

Eutracarrierinfo

eutraCarrierInfo

LNHOIF

Resourcelist

resourceList

LCELL

Sales information
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Salesinformation

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License control in network


element

ASW

Activated by default
No

3.21.2 Activating and configuring LTE2149: Supplemental


Downlink Carrier
Before you start
Table123:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2149:Supplemental
DownlinkCarrierlistsparametersusedfortheactivationandconfigurationofthe
LTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeature.
Table123

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2149:Supplemental
DownlinkCarrier
Parameter

Purpose

Activatesupplementaldownlink
carrier(actSdlc)

activationflag

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
restart

SupplementalDLcarrierfrequency mandatoryconfiguration
list(sdlcFreqList)

no

PDCCHLAULDLallocation
balanceinitialvalue
(pdcchUlDlBal)

no

mandatoryconfiguration

ThefeaturemustbeactivatedtogetherwithLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20
MHzandLTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz-ThevalueoftheLNBTS:

Activation of downlink carrier aggregation (actDLCAggr)


parametermustbesettotrue.
Thefeatureusesnew,dedicatedradiofrequencymodulessupportingonlydownlinkon
band29:

LTE2143:FRBEFlexiRRH2TX2RX7502TX720
LTE2266:FRBGFlexiRRH2TX4RX7302TX720

Additionally,thisfeaturecanbeenabledifandonlyifhardwareisconfiguredfordownlink
operationonly.

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Thisfeaturerequirestwoorthreeproperlyconfiguredcells,oneofwhichwillactasa
supplementaldownlinkcarrier(SDLC)cell.
InordertoensuretheallocationofminimalresourcesisusedfornottransmittedPHICH,
itisrecommendedtousedefaultvaluesforthePHICH-relatedmanagement LNCEL
parameters:

PHICH duration (phichDur)-Normal


PHICH resource (phichRes)-N=1/6
Downlink PHICH transmission power boost (dlPhichBost)-0dB

EnsurethatparametersthatarenotusedontheSDLC(i.e.managingtheuplink
operation)areconfiguredandprovidebenignsettings,notinterferingwithregular
operation,forthefollowingLNCELparameters:

Add GBR-DRB traffic for time critical reason handover


(addGbrTrafficTcHo)
Add GBR-DRB traffic for radio reason handover
(addGbrTrafficRrHo)
Add number DRB radioReasHo (addNumDrbRadioReasHo)
Add number DRB timeCriticalHo (addNumDrbTimeCriticalHo)
Additional active UE with reason radio reason handover
(addAUeRrHo)
Additional active UE with reason time critical handover
(addAUeTcHo)
Add number QCI1 DRB for radioReasHo
(addNumQci1DrbRadioReasHo)
Add number QCI1 DRB for timeCriticalHo
(addNumQci1DrbTimeCriticalHo)
Max number act DRB (maxNumActDrb)
Max number carrier aggr configured UEs (maxNumCaConfUe)
Max number carrier aggr configured UEs 3 Carriers
(maxNumCaConfUe3c)
Max number Carrier Aggr configured UEs double carrier
(maxNumCaConfUeDc)
Max number QCI1 DRBs (GBRs) (maxNumQci1Drb)
Maximum bitrate selector (mbrSelector)
Maximum bitrate uplink (maxBitRateUl)
Maximum bitrate uplink (maxBitRateDl)
Maximum GBR-DRB Traffic Limit (maxGbrTrafficLimit)
Maximum number of active UEs (maxNumActUE)
Maximum number RRC emergency (maxNumRrcEmergency)
Note: Therearenonew,dedicatedconsistencychecksfortheLTE2149:Supplemental
DownlinkCarrierfeatureinNetActorBTSSMpreventingnonfunctionalconfigurationof
parameters.

Toactivateandconfigurethefeature,dothefollowing:

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Reconfigure cell resources.


a) GototheCell Resourcespage.
b) FortheSDLCcell,reconfiguretheANTobject'sTX/RX usagemappingtoTX(to
supportband29).
c) ConfiguretheMIMO mode.

Configure downlink carriers.


a) GototheLTE Carrierspage.
b) Foreachcell,configuretheBandwidthasrequired.
c) Foreachcell,configureappropriateEARFCNobjects.

If no CAREL instance exists, create and configure at least one, in any of the
non-supplemenatal downlink carrier cells, which has the supplemental
downlink carrier cell as the target cell.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
OntheselectedLNCELobject,createanewCARELinstance.

Configure CAREL instance.


IntheCARELinstance,configurethefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:
a)
b)
c)
d)

Carrier aggregation relation identifier


Local cell resource ID of cell to be aggregated
SCell priority
BTS ID of the parent eNB of the cell to be aggregated

Prohibit outgoing mobility toward the cells on supplemental DL carrier.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SelecttheLNBTSobject.

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d) OntheselectedLNBTSobject,createanewSupplemental DL carrier
frequency list(sdlcFreqList)instance.
e) SelecttheSupplemental DL carrier frequency listinstance.
f) SettheEnding DL EARFCN in suppl. DL carrier frequency
list(endEarfcnDl)parameterasrequired.
g) SettheStarting DL EARFCN in suppl. DL carrier frequency
list(startEarfcnDl)parameterasrequired.

Note: TheSupplemental DL carrier frequency listparameterwillalso


beusedbyaneNBwhichdoesnotprovideasupplementaldownlinkcarrier,soitisvital
toconfigurethislistproperly.
Therearenonew,dedicatedconsistencychecksfortheLTE2149:Supplemental
DownlinkCarrierfeatureinNetActorBTSSMpreventingnonfunctionalconfigurationof
parameters.

Set PDCCH LA UL DL allocation balance initial value to 0 for the


SDLC cell.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Ensure that SDLC cell's administrative state is unlocked.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobjectrelatedtotheSDLCcell.
SetthePDCCH LA UL DL allocation balance initial
value(pdcchUlDlBal)parameter'svalueto0.

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobjectrelatedtotheSDLCcell.
EnsurethatAdministrative state(administrativeState)parameter
statusissettotheunlockedvalue.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheeNBisrestarted,theLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureisactivated,
andtheLNCEL: Activate supplemental downlink carrier (actSdlc)
parameterforSDLCcellisautomaticallysettotrue.
TheSDLCcellisunlocked,andtheeNBcanstarttousethecellonthesupplemental
downlinkcarrierincarrieraggregationasanSCell.

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3.21.3 Deactivating LTE2149: Supplemental Downlink Carrier


Before you start
TheLCELL: Resource list(resourceList)parameterisusedfordeactivation.
Modificationofthisparameterrequiresobjectlocking.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Reconfigure cell resources.


a) GototheCell Resourcespage.
b) FortheSDLCcell,unselecttheANTobjects.
c) Dependingontheradiofrequencymodules'hardwarecapability:

ReconfiguretheANTobjectstomovethecelltoadifferentband,supported
byradiofrequencymodule.

OR

Deletethelocal cellrelatedtotheSDLCcell.

Note: WithSDLCcelldedicatedradiofrequencyhardwaremodules,itisnotpossibleto
keepthecellonband29afterdeactivatingthe
LTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureduetohardwarerestrictions.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrierfeatureisdeactivated.TheSDLCcellis
deleted,orifthecellisreconfiguredintoadifferentband,theLNCEL: Activate
supplemental downlink carrier(actSdlc)parameterforthecellis
automaticallysettofalse,andthecellcannotbeusedasanSDLCcell.

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3.22 LTE2168: Additional Carrier Aggregation Band


Combinations - II
3.22.1 Description of LTE2168: Additional Carrier Aggregation
Band Combinations - II
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-IIfeaturesupports
additionaldownlink(DL)carrieraggregation(CA)bandcombinations.
Benefits
End-user benefits
CAsupportsmorebandcombinationsthatbringhigherpeakdataratesfortheusersin
thenetwork.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureofferstheoperatoradditionalDLCAbandcombinations.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table124
System
release
FDD-LTE15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

OMS
-

UE

3GPPR10
UE
capabilities
3GPPR11
UE
capabilities
3GPPR12
UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
InadditiontotheallowedCAbandcombinationsfromtheLTE1089:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation-20MHz,LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz,andLTE2033:
AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-Ifeatures,theLTE2168:Additional
CarrierAggregationBandCombinations-IIfeatureallowstheFlexiMultiradio10BTSto
support:

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band1+band5(bandwidthcombinationset:1)
band1+band8(bandwidthcombinationset:2)
band2+band2(non-contiguous,contiguous)
band2+band12(bandwidthcombinationset:1)
band2+band30
band3+band5(bandwidthcombinationset:2)
band3+band8(bandwidthcombinationset:2)
band3+band20(bandwidthcombinationset:1)
band4+band5(bandwidthcombinationset:0and1)
band4+band30
band5+band30
band7+band7(bandwidthcombinationset:1,contiguous)
band7+band20(bandwidthcombinationset:1)
band7+band8
band12+band30
band18+band28
Note: Thebandwidthcombinationsetis0ifnotindicated.Formoredetails,seethe
LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHzand
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHzfeaturedescriptions.

System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-IIfeatureisenabled
togetherwiththeLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHzandLTE1332:
DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHzfeatures.Thesefeatureshavethesame
activationflag,whichistheactDLCAggrparameter.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.

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Parameters
Therearenoparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table125

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BSW/ASW
ASW

License control in network


element
SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.22.2 Activating and configuring LTE2168: Additional Carrier


Aggregation Band Combinations - II
Before you start
SettingtheActivation of downlink carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)
parametervaluetotrueactivatesthefeature.Modificationofthisparameterrequires
evolvedNodeB(eNB)restart.
TheLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-IIfeatureisenabled
togetherwiththeLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHzandLTE1332:
DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHzfeatures.Thesefeaturesusethesameactivation
flag.
InoperatingtheCAfeatures,itmightbenecessarytosetthelink speedparameter.
ThisisdescribedintheCommissioningFlexiMultiradioBTSLTEdocument.Notethat
thedefaultvalue(Auto)ofthisparameterisnormallytheoptimalselection.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activation of downlink carrier


aggregation (actDLCAggr) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivation of downlink carrier
aggregation(actDLCAggr)parametervaluetotrue.

Note: TheScheduling CA fairness control factor(caSchedFairFact)


parametermustbeconfiguredwhenthe
Activation of downlink carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)parameter
issettotrue.

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(Optional) Create a new CADPR object.


a) Right-clicktheselectedLNBTSobject.
b) CreateanewCADPRobject.
c) Definethevalueofeachparameterwithinthisobject.

Note: Thedefaultvaluesfortheparameterswithinthisobjectareset.Modificationof
thedefaultvaluesisnotmandatory.

Create a new CAREL object.


a)
b)
c)
d)

ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
CreateanewCARELobject.
Definethevalueofeachparameterwithinthisobject.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected Outcome
TheLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-IIfeatureisactivated
intheeNB.

3.22.3 Deactivating LTE2168: Additional Carrier Aggregation


Band Combinations - II
Before you start
SettingtheActivation of downlink carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)
parametervaluetofalsedeactivatesthefeature.Modificationofthisparameterrequires
eNBrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activation of downlink carrier


aggregation (actDLCAggr) parameter.
a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.

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b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
d) SettheActivation of downlink carrier
aggregation(actDLCAggr)parametervaluetofalse.

Note: CAiscompletelydeactivatedwhentheparametervalueissettofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinations-II,LTE2033:
AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinationsI,LTE1332:DownlinkCarrier
Aggregation-40MHz,andLTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHzfeatures
aredeactivatedintheeNB.

3.23 LTE2208: eICIC Enhancements - micro


3.23.1 Description of LTE2208: eICIC Enhancements - micro
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2208:eICICEnhancementsmicrofeatureintroducesthefollowingfunctions:

handlingofevolvednodeB(eNB)synchronizationlossduringenhancedinter-cell
interferencecoordination(eICIC)operation
dedicatedsysteminformationblocktype1(SIB1)signalingforR11userequipment
(UEs)connectedtothesmallcell

Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeatureavoidseICICperformancedegradationcausedbyphasesynchronization
errorintheeICICarea.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureenhanceseICICimplementationfortheFlexibasestation(BTS)byhandling
thelossofeNBsynchronization.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
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OMS
-

UE

NetAct

3GPPR10 UE
capabilities
3GPPR11
UE
capabilities

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheeICICfeaturerequiressynchronizationonthesubframelevelbecauseofthe
applicationofthealmostblanksubframe(ABS).Themaximumtolerablephaseerrorfor
eICICis5s.TheLTE2208:eICICEnhancements-microfeaturehandlesthelossof
eNBsynchronizationasfollows:

TheLTE1496:eICIC-microfeatureisenabledinthesmallcellandaneICIC
partnershipisestablishedinthemacrocell.
IftheeNBloosesallthesynchronizationreferencesignals,itwillcontinuetooperate
inholdovermode.
TheeNBcontinuoustomonitortheestimatedphaseerror.
Whentheestimatedphaseerrorexceeds5sformorethantwominutes,analarm
willberaised.
SynchronizationislostintheeICICoperation.
TheeICICpartnershipisterminated.

TheABSpatternisswitchedoffafteralltheeICICpartnershipsareterminated.The
eICICfeatureremainsenabledinthesmallcellandtheeICICpartnershipcanbe
establishedagainandoperationwillberesumedoncethesynchronizationisrecovered.
TherequestsforeICICpartnershipestablishmentarerejectedaslongasthephaseerror
remainshigherthan5s.
TheLTE2208:eICICEnhancements-microfeaturealsodealswiththededicatedSIB1
signalingforR11UEsthatareconnectedtothesmallcell.IthandlestheSIB1update
caseforUEslocatedmorethan6dBinthesmall-cellcellrangeexpansion(CRE).
DedicatedsignalingfortheSIB1updateissentwhenthereisamodificationintheSIB1
content.TheupdatesaresentperiodicallytoensurethatCREUEreceivesthededicated
signaling.The6dBCRElimitisconsideredthesafevalueforUEstoreadthePDCCH
whenreceivingSIB1.
ThesmallcellCREUEsencounterahighinter-cellinterferencefromthemacrocell
whendecodingSIB1dataonthePDCCH.However,becauseoftheapplicationofABS,
thePDSCHisblankedinthemacrocell.Thisadvantage,togetherwiththeR11UE
capability,isusedtoupdateSIB1throughdedicatedRRCsignalingtoR11UEslocated
morethan6dBinthesmallcellCRE.ThesmallcelleNBreconfiguresallqualifiedUEs.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThisfeatureisenabledtogetherwithLTE1496:eICIC-microfeature.

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Thisfeatureaffectsthefollowingfeatures:

LTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem
LTE843:ETWSBroadcast
Note: ThespecifictimeconstraintsofCommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)and
EarthquakeandTsunamiWarningSystem(ETWS)mustbekeptduringtheUEbulk
reconfigurationprocedurefollowingtheSIB1modification.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimpactssystemperformanceandcapacityasfollows:

providesthenecessaryfailurehandlingtoavoideICICperformancedegradation
whenphasesynchronizationerrorexceeds5s
supportstheSIB1updatestobesentthroughthededicatedRRCsignalingonthe
PDSCHforR11UEs

Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table127:NewBTSfaultslistsBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table127

NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

6280

Phaseerrorexceeds5 7651
slimit

Alarm name
BASE STATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Therearenoparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
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BSW/ASW

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element

ASW

SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
No

3.24 LTE2305: Inter-eNodeB Carrier Aggregation for 2


Macro eNodeBs
3.24.1 Description of LTE2305: Inter-eNodeB Carrier Aggregation
for 2 Macro eNodeBs
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeatureenables
theFlexiMultiradioBTStosupportinter-evolvedNodeB(eNodeB)CarrierAggregation
(CA)betweentwomacroeNodeBs.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureenablestheoperatortosupportCAacrosstwosystemmodules.This
meansthatthereisalargercellconfigurationperclustersite(forexample,4RxUL
CoMPand3CCCAareinparallel).
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table129

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A
Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

OMS

UE

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct

3GPPR10
NetAct15.5
UE
capabilities
3GPPR11UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


TheeNodeBsthatformaneNodeB-CAclustermustbeco-located.
Functional description
Functional overview

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TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeatureallowsDL
CAforcellsthatarehostedintwodifferentco-locatedmacroeNodeBs.Thisisneededto
supportlargeconfigurationsthatrequireCAacrossmultipleeNodeBs.TheeNodeBsare
connectedtogetherwithasyncandaserialrapidI/O(SRIO)cable.Thesynccable
providessynchronizationoftheinformationrequiredtokeepthetwoeNodeBsinphase
sync.TheSRIOcableisusedforsignalingmessagesandbearerdatatransferbetween
theeNodeBsforCA.TheinterconnectedeNodeBscanstillactasanindependent
eNodeBtowardthecorenetwork,othereNodeBs,andtheLTEOMSorNetAct.This
featureisactivatedusingtheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier aggregation
(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parameter.
CA cluster
TheeNBsconnectedtogetherforthepurposeofinter-eNBCAarereferredtoasaCA
cluster.TheCAclusterislooselycoupledsothatifoneeNBfails,theothereNBremains
operational;oriftheSRIOcablefails,botheNBsremainoperational,buttheinter-eNB
CAisdisabled.AnalarmisintroducedtoindicateanSRIOlinkoutage.
ThefollowingchangesareintroducedintheeNBCAclustermanagementascompared
tothemanagementofindividualeNBs:

TheeNBsoftwareinterfaceversionsmustbecompatiblewithintheeNBCAcluster.
TheCAclustermustbeconfiguredbyassigningacommonCAclusterIDanda
uniqueCAclustermemberIDtoeacheNBintheCAcluster.
ThevalueofthesetofparametersfortheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrier
Aggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeaturemustbeconsistentbetweenalleNBsin
theCAcluster.

TheoperatorconfigurestheCAclustertopology(CarrieraggregationclusterID
parameter)usingtheNetActConfiguratortools.ThistopologyidentifieswhicheNBsare
connectedtogetherintheCAcluster.Theoperatorhastheoptiontoperformconsistency
checkusingCMAnalyzerintheNetActConfigurator.
IntheNetActConfigurator,anewCMAnalyzerNokia-definedruleset
(Nokia.InterENodeBCarrierAggregation)isintroducedfortheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeB
CarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeaturetoverifytheconsistencyofsomeof
theparametersbetweenalleNBsintheCAcluster.Formoredetailsabouttherules,see
theruledescriptionsintheCMAnalyzerapplicationuserinterface.
Parameter inconsistency alarm
EacheNodeBintheCAclusterraisesthe
EFaultId_InterEnbCaParamsInconsistencyAlalarmiftheActivate intereNB DL carrier aggregation(actInterEnbDLCaggr)parameterissetto
trueandtherequiredparametersbetweentheeNodeBsareinconsistent.Theactivation
ofthenewconfigurationineacheNodeBdoesnothappenatthesametime,and
thereforeitispossiblethatthealarmisraisedforashort-timeinterval.Thisindicatesthe
transientperiodwhentheinter-eNodeBCAisdisabledbecausetheeNodeBsarenot
synchronizedwithconsistentparameters.
Thealarmpersistsinascenariowheretheconfigurationoftheparametersbetweenthe
eNodeBsintheCAclusterisinconsistent.Inthiscase,theerroneousconfigurationmust
beidentifiedusingtheCMAnalyzercheckorwiththeinformationgiveninthealarm.If
theCMAnalyzercheckdoesnotreportaconsistencyerror,theerroneousconfiguration
needstobeidentifiedmanually.Oncetheerrorisidentified,theconfigurationplanneeds
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oftheplanprovisioningoperationcausesthealarmtopersistuntiltheplanis
successfullyactivatedtoeacheNodeBintheCAcluster.Forhandlingissuesrelatedon
planprovisioningoperation,seetheNetActConfiguratordocumentation.
Required cell configurations
TheCAclusteroftwoFSMFsandfourFBBCssupportsthefollowing:

Configuration1:25/10MHzcellswith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+35/10MHzcellswith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration
Configuration3:15/10MHzcellwith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+15/10MHzcellwith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration+115/10MHzcellwith4Tx/4Rxconfiguration
Configuration4:25/10MHzcellswith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+15/10MHzcellwith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration+115/10MHzcellwith4Tx/4Rxconfiguration
Configuration5:15/10MHzcellwith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+35/10MHzcellswith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration
Configuration6:15/10MHzcellwith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+15/10MHzcellwith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration+115/10MHzcellwith4Tx/4Rxconfiguration(same
summarylevelasinConfiguration3)
Configuration7:25/10MHzcellswith2Tx/Rxconfiguration+25/10MHzcellswith
4Tx/4Rxconfiguration+115/10MHzcellwith4Tx/4Rxconfiguration

TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeaturesupports
band2,band4,band5,band12,band17,band29,andband30bandcombinations.
Formoreinformationabouttheconfigurationssupportedbythisfeature,seeLTEBase
StationsSupportedConfigurations.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
AtleastoneofthefollowingCAfeaturesmustbeactivated:

LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNodeBs
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz

TheLTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelectionfeaturemustbeenabledincaseofaflexible
secondarycell(SCell)selection.
TheLTE1710:SyncHubDirectForwardfeaturemustbeenabledtoforwardthe
synchronizationsignalfromoneeNodeBtoanothereNodeB.
Theconfigurationsofthefollowingfeaturesaresupported:

LTE1746:LTEExtendedConfigurationsUpto6FrequencyBands
LTE2019:AdvancedDualCarrierOperationwithinSameRFUnit
LTE2172:BTSConfigurationsOptimizedforDistributedRRHDeployment
LTE2168:AdditionalCarrierAggregationBandCombinationsII
LTE2149:SupplementalDownlinkCarrier

TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeaturecan
interworkwiththefollowingradiofrequency(RF)sharingfeatures:

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LTE1829:LTE-LTERFSharing
LTE2079:LTE-GSMRFSharingwithFullFBBC
LTE2080:LTE-WCDMARFSharingwithFullFBBC

TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeaturedoesnot
supportthefollowingfeatures:

LTE2091:FDDSupercellExtension
TheLTE1195:FHCCFlexi850RepeaterInterfaceUnit(RIU)

ThefollowingfeaturesarenotsupportedintheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrier
Aggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeature:

LTE1367:AutomaticCellCombinationAssignmentforCarrierAggregation
LTE1951:AutomaticConfigurationSupportforCAforMulti-carriereNBs

Impact on interfaces
ThisfeatureaffectstheSRIOinterface,whichistheconnectionbetweenthetwomacro
eNBs.Newandexistingmessagesareonthisinterface.Thesenewmessagesarefor
inter-radioresourceoperationandmaintenance(RROM)communicationandservethe
followingpurposes:

validatingparameterconsistencyforinter-eNBCA
validatingofSWconsistencyfortheeNBsintheCAcluster
obtainingSCellparametersasrequiredbytheprimarycell(PCell)
exchangingaddressinginformationthatpermitsinter-cellcommunication
sendingbearerdatafromtheSCelltothePCell

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeatureaffectsthefollowingnetworkelements:

eNodeB
NetAct

Impact on system performance and capacity


ThisfeatureenhancesthecapacitythatcansupportCAusingthreecomponentcarriers
withthreesectorsandanULCoMP,wheresomeofthecellsareoperatingin4Tx/4Rx
configuration.
Management data
Formoreinformationonalarm,counter,keyperformanceindicator,andparameter
documents,seeReferencedocumentation.
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table130:NewBTSfaultsliststheBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.

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NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

Alarm name

6282

IntereNBCA
parameter(s)
inconsistencyin
betweeneNBs

7651

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

6283

IntereNBSW
inconsistencyin
betweencluster
members

7651

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

6284

IntereNB
communicationfailure

7651

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

4262

SRIOlinkoutage

7651

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

4263

SRIOdomainID
collision

7651

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table131:Newparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table131

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

BTSIDoftheparenteNBof
thecelltobeaggregated

lnBtsId

CAREL

Activateinter-eNBDLcarrier
aggregation

actInterEnbDLCAggr

LNBTS

CarrieraggregationclusterID

caClusterId

LNBTS

Carrieraggregationcluster
memberID

caClusterMemberId

LNBTS

Sales information
Table132

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
ASW

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3.24.2 Activating and configuring LTE2305: Inter-eNodeB Carrier


Aggregation for 2 Macro eNodeBs
Before you start
TheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier
aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parameteractivatesthefeature.Modification
ofthisparameterdoesnotrequireaneNodeBrestartorobjectlocking.
Table133

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringtheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeB
CarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeature

Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNodeB restart or


object locking

Activateinter-eNBDL
carrieraggregation
(actInterEnbDLCAgg
r)

activationflag

No

Carrieraggregation
clusterID
(caClusterId)

mandatoryconfiguration

eNodeBrestart

Carrieraggregation
clustermemberID
(caClusterMemberId
)

mandatoryconfiguration

eNodeBrestart

AtleastoneofthefollowingCAfeaturesmustbeactivated/configuredbeforethe
activationoftheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBs
feature:

LTE1089:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-20MHz
LTE1332:DownlinkCarrierAggregation-40MHz
LTE1562:CarrierAggregationforMulti-carriereNodeBs
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz
Note: Formoreinformationaboutfeaturedependencies,see
Interdependenciesbetweenfeatures.

TheeNodeBsoftwareinterfaceversionsmustbecompatiblewithintheeNodeBCA
cluster.TheeNodeBsmustbeconnectedtogetherwithasyncandSRIOcable.The
SRIOcable(6Gbpslink)mustnotexceed25metersandthesynccable(2-meterHDMI
cable)isalsodefinedtoashortdistance.TheCMAnalyzerisusedtocheckthe
followingsetofparametersthatmustbeconsistentbetweenalleNodeBsintheCA
cluster:

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ThePeriodic CQI subbands cycles(cqiPerSbCycK),Rank


indication reporting enable(riEnable),andPeriodic CQI
feedback type(periodicCqiFeedbackType)parametersmusthavethe
samevalueintheprimarycell(PCell)andallofitsassociatedsecondarycells
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TheMultiplier M for periodic RI reporting period(riPerM)


parameterisusedforeachLNCELinthesetofcellsthatconsistsofaPCellandall
ofitsassociatedSCells.IftheRank indication reporting
enable(riEnable)parameterissettotrue,theMultiplier M for
periodic RI reporting period(riPerM)parametermustbesetto1.
ThecombinationoftheBTS ID of the parent eNB of the cell to be
aggregated(lnBtsId)andLocal cell resource ID of cell to be
aggregated(lcrId)parametersmustbeuniqueinthePCellandallofits
associatedSCellsineachLNBTSintheCAcluster.ThevalueoftheEARFCN
downlink(earfcnDL)(LNCEL)parameterofthePCellmustbedifferentthanthe
valueoftheEARFCN downlink(earfcnDL)parameterofallthePCell's
associatedSCellsineachLNBTSintheCAcluster.
TheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier
aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr),Scheduling CA fairness
control factor(caSchedFairFact),SCell deactivation timer eNB
(sCellDeactivationTimerEnb),andActivate flexible SCell
selection(actFlexScellSelect)parametersineachLNBTSwiththesame
CAclusterIDmusthavethesamevalue.
TheCell resource sharing mode(cellResourceSharingMode)and
Activate supercell configuration(actSuperCell)parametersmust
besettononeandfalserespectivelyinthePCellandallofitsassociatedSCellsif
theActivation of downlink carrier aggregation(actDLCAggr)
parameterissettotrueandthevalueoftheMax number of secondary
cells for DL carrier aggr(maxNumSCells)parameterisgreaterthanor
equalto1.
TheCarrier aggregation pool ID(caPoolID)parametermusthavethe
samevalueforthesetofLNCELsthatconsistsofaPCellandallofitsassociated
SCells.Thisparametermustalsobeconfiguredinnon-CAcells.Amaximumof13
LNCELsinallLNBTSsintheCAclustercanhavethesameCApoolID.

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Note: TheCMAnalyzerdoesnotcheckthefollowingforconsistency:

ForthesetofSCellsassociatedwithaPCell,thereareatmosttwodifferent
EARFCN downlink(earfcnDL)parametervaluesifthe

Max number of secondary cells for DL carrier


aggr(maxNumSCells)parameterisgreaterthan1.
ForthesetofSCellsassociatedwithaPCell,thereareatmostsixSCellswiththe
sameEARFCN downlink(earfcnDL)parametervalueifthe
Max number of secondary cells for DL carrier
aggr(maxNumSCells)parameterisgreaterthan1.
ForthesetofSCellsassociatedwithaPCell,thereisatmostoneSCellwiththe
sameEARFCN downlink(earfcnDL)parametervalueifthe
Max number of secondary cells for DL carrier
aggr(maxNumSCells)parameterisequalto1.

TheeNodeBsintheCAclustermustbeconfiguredwithsynchubdirectforwarding.The
synchubmastermustbeconfiguredwiththeForward synchronization in cositing(syncPropagationEnabled)parametersettotrue.Thesynchubslave
mustbeconfiguredwiththeSyncHub Master BTS as reference
source(gpsCtrlBlockForColocatedBTS)parametersettotrueandthe
Network synchronization mode(btsSyncMode)parametersettophase sync.

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Note: BotheNodeBsmustbeonphasesync.
IftheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier
aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parameterissettotrue,theintegratedselforganizingnetwork(iSON)managerdoesnotsupportanyCAfunctionsforthe
respectiveeNodeB.Therefore,theCarrier aggregation control(caControl)
parametermustbesettomanualinNetAct.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNodeBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the CA cluster.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
Setthevaluesforthefollowingparameters:

Carrier aggregation cluster ID(caClusterId)


Carrier aggregation cluster member
ID(caClusterMemberId)
Note: TheeNodeBsintheCAclustermusthavethesameCAclusterID.TheCA
clustermemberIDidentifiestheeNodeBsintheCAclusterandeacheNodeBmust
haveauniquememberID.ModificationoftheseparametersrequireseNodeBrestart.

Activate the Activate inter-eNB DL carrier


aggregation (actInterEnbDLCAggr) parameter.
OntheselectedLNBTSobject,setthevalueoftheActivate inter-eNB DL
carrier aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parametertotrue.

Create a new CAREL object.


a)
b)
c)
d)

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ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobject.
CreateanewCARELobject.
Definethevalueofeachparameterwithinthisobject.

Note: TheCApoolID(LNCEL-caPoolId)mustbeconsistentwithintheCAcluster.
TheCARELobjectsmustonlypointtocellsintheirCApool.

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Send the parameters to the eNodeB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeatureis
activatedandusedforinter-eNodeBCA.
Further information
IncaseoneeNodeBfails,theothereNodeBremainsoperational.Ononehand,incase
theSRIOcablefails,botheNodeBsremainoperationalbuttheinter-eNodeBCAis
disabled.

3.24.3 Deactivating LTE2305: Inter-eNodeB Carrier Aggregation


for 2 Macro eNodeBs
Before you start
TheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier
aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parameterdeactivatesthefeature.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNodeBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activate inter-eNB DL carrier


aggregation (actInterEnbDLCAggr) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SetthevalueoftheActivate inter-eNB DL carrier
aggregation(actInterEnbDLCAggr)parametertofalse.

Note: TheCAclusterID,CAclustermemberID,andCARELobjectsontheother
eNodeBhastobedeletedtocompletelydeactivatethefeature.

Send the parameters to the eNodeB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome

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TheLTE2305:Inter-eNodeBCarrierAggregationfor2MacroeNodeBsfeatureis
deactivatedinalleNodeBsandnointer-eNodeBCAtakesplace.CAwithaggregated
cellsfromoneeNodeB(intra-eNodeB)continuestoworkinalleNodeBs.

3.24 Variable Definitions

3.25 LTE2314: Configurable Sequence of BCCH Carriers


within GERAN Frequency Layer List for CSFB
Based on UE Context Release
3.25.1 Description of LTE2314: Configurable Sequence of BCCH
Carriers within GERAN Frequency Layer List for CSFB
Based on UE Context Release
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeatureaddsanewfunctionallitytoa
circuit-switchedfallback(CSFB)mechanism.Itenablestheoperatortoprioritizethe
sequenceofbroadcastcontrolchannel(BCCH)carrierswithintheGERANfrequency
layerlist.Inthecaseofsomeoperators,priortothisfeature,thefixedsequenceof
BCCHcarrierscausedtheUEtoselectsuboptimalcells.WithLTE2314activated,the
UEchosesanoptimalGERANcell.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeatureincreasescallsuccessrate.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureenablestheoperatortoconfigureauniquepriorityvalueforasingle
absoluteradiofrequencynumber(ARFCN).
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table134
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

FL15A

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
3GPPR8UE
capabilities

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.

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Functional description
TheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeatureenablestheoperatorto
prioritizethesequenceofbroadcastcontrolchannel(BCCH)carrierswithintheGERAN
frequencylayerlist.Inthecaseofsomeoperators,priortothisfeature,thefixed
sequenceofBCCHcarrierscausedtheUEtoselectsuboptimalcells.WithLTE2314
activated,theUEchosesanoptimalGERANcell.
ThisfeatureisanextensionoftheLTE562:CSFBtoUTRANorGSMviaRedirect
feature.
GERANBCCHcarrierfrequencypriorityisO&Mconfigurableandnoduplicationis
allowedwithinconfiguredcarriers'priorities.Carrierswithoutdefinedprioritiesaretreated
asthelowestprioritycarriersandareaddedattheendofthesequencelist.Afterthe
operatorhasconfiguredthepriorityofARFCNvalues,theeNBsendsasortedlisttothe
UE.WhenthereisnoprioritysetforBCCHcarriers,thefunctionalityofthisfeature
switchesoff.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
FortheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeature,theLTE562:CSFBto
UTRANorGSMviaRedirectfeaturemustbeenabled.TheLTE562featureisusedto
keepcircuit-switched(CS)servicevoicecontinuityintheinitialphaseofLTE
implementation,whichdoesnotsupportCSservices.Asaconsequenceofthisfeature,
theUEleavesanLTEnetworkandishandledbyradioaccesstechnology(RAT),
capableoftheCSservice.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimpactssystemperformanceandcapacityasfollows:

callsuccessrateKPIisincreased
VoLTEcallsuccessrateKPIisincreased

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.

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Parameters
Table135

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed
object

Structure

GERANARFCNvalues redirGeranArfcnStructL
list

MODRED

GERANARFCN
priorityorder

redirGeranArfcnPrio

MODRED

redirGeranArfcnStructL

GERANARFCNvalue

redirGeranArfcnValue

MODRED

redirGeranArfcnStructL

GERANARFCNvalues redirGeranArfcnStructL
list

MORED

GERANARFCN
priorityorder

redirGeranArfcnPrio

MORED

redirGeranArfcnStructL

GERANARFCNvalue

redirGeranArfcnValue

MORED

redirGeranArfcnStructL

GERANARFCNvalues redirGeranArfcnStructL
list

REDRT

GERANARFCN
priorityorder

redirGeranArfcnPrio

REDRT

redirGeranArfcnStructL

GERANARFCNvalue

redirGeranArfcnValue

REDRT

redirGeranArfcnStructL

Therearenomodifiedparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table136

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ASW

License control in network


element
SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
Yes

3.25.2 Activating and configuring LTE2314: Configurable


Sequence of BCCH Carriers within GERAN Frequency
Layer List for CSFB Based on UE Context Release
Before you start
TheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeaturedoesnothaveanactivation
flagandisactivatedbydefault.Table137:ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE2314:
ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFB
BasedonUEContextReleaseliststheparametersusedfortheconfigurationofthis
feature.
Table137

ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceof
BCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedon
UEContextRelease
Parameter

GERANARFCNvalueslist
(redirGeranArfcnStructL)

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ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceof
BCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedon
UEContextRelease(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

GERANARFCNpriorityorder
(redirGeranArfcnPrio)

optionalconfiguration

no

GERANARFCNvalue
(redirGeranArfcnValue)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

FortheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeaturetobeused,theLTE562:
CSFBtoUTRANorGSMviaRedirectfeaturemustbeenabled(actCSFBRedirsetto
Enabled).
Toconfigurethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the REDRT instance, for which redirRAT is set to a GERAN value,
with the redirGeranfcnStructL structure and its members
(redirGeranArfcnValue, redirGeranArfcnPrio).
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheLNCELobjectandaddanewREDRTobject.
IntheREDRTobjectsetthefollowingparameters:

Redirection target configuration identifiertoavalue


between0and5
GERAN band indicatortodeasiredvalue
RAT for redirectiontoaGERANvalue.

Setatleastoneofthefollowingparameters:

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toavaluebetween1and6
Redirection priority for emergency calltoavaluebetween1
and6
Redirection priority for UE context releasetoavalue
between1and6

SelecttheREDRTobjectandaddanewGERAN ARFCN values listobject.

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g) IntheGERAN ARFCN values listobject,settheGERAN ARFCN priority


order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)parametertoavaluebetween1and32
andGERAN ARFCN value (redirGeranArfcnValue)parametertoa
valuebetween0and1023.

In the MODRED instance, configure the redirGeranArfcnStructL structure


with its members (redirGeranArfcnValue, redirGeranArfcnPrio).
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobjectandaddanewMODPRobject.
SelecttheMODPRobjectandaddanewMODREDobject..
IntheMODREDobject,setthefollowingparameters:

Mobility profile identifier for redirectiontoavalue


between0and5
GERAN band indicatortodesiredvalue
RAT for redirectiontoaGERANvalue

Setatleastoneofthefollowingparameters:

Redirection priority for CS fallback with redirection


toavaluebetween1and6
Redirection priority for emergency calltoavaluebetween1
and6
Redirection priority for UE context releasetoavalue
between1and6

f) SelecttheMODREDobject,andaddanewGERAN ARFCN values listobject.


g) IntheGERAN ARFCN values listobject,settheGERAN ARFCN priority
order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)parametertoavaluebetween1and32
andGERAN ARFCN value (redirGeranArfcnValue)parametertoa
valuebetween0and1023.

In the MORED instance, configure the redirGeranArfcnStructL structure


with its members (redirGeranArfcnValue, redirGeranArfcnPrio).
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobjectandaddanewMOPRobject.
SelecttheMOPRobjectandsettheMobility profile identifiertoa
valuebetween1and16.
e) SelecttheMOPRobjectandaddanewMOREDobject.
f) IntheMOREDobject,setthefollowingparameters:

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Mobility profile identifier for redirectiontoavalue


between0and5
RAT for redirectiontoaGERANvalue
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g) SelecttheMOREDobjectandaddanewGERAN ARFCN values listobject.


h) IntheGERAN ARFCN values listobject,settheGERAN ARFCN priority
order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)andGERAN ARFCN value
(redirGeranArfcnValue)parameterstodesiredvalues.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeatureisactivatedandconfigured
forCSFBwithredirectiontoGERAN.TargetfrequencyvaluesrepresentedbyARFCN
willbesetaccordingtotheprioritiesconfiguredbytheoperator.

3.25.3 Deactivating LTE2314: Configurable Sequence of BCCH


Carriers within GERAN Frequency Layer List for CSFB
Based on UE Context Release
Before you start
DeactivationofLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERAN
FrequencyLayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleaserequirestheuserto
deletetheparameterspreviouselyconfigured.Modificationoftheseparametersdoesnot
requireaBTSrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

In the REDRT instance, for which redirRAT is set to a GERAN value,


deactivate the redirGeranArfcnStructL structure with its member
(redirGeranArfcnPrio).
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

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ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNCELobject.
ExpandtheREDRTobject.
OntheGERAN ARFCN values list,deletethevalueintheGERAN ARFCN
priority order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)parameter.

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In the MODRED instance, deactivate the redirGeranArfcnStructL


structure with its member (redirGeranArfcnPrio)
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheMODPRobject.
ExpandtheMODREDobject.
IntheGERAN ARFCN values listobject,deletethevalueintheGERAN ARFCN
priority order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)parameter.

In the MORED instance, deactivate the redirGeranArfcnStructL structure


with its member (redirGeranArfcnPrio).
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
ExpandtheMOPRobject.
ExpandtheMOREDobject.
IntheGERAN ARFCN values listobject,deletethevalueintheGERAN ARFCN
priority order (redirGeranArfcnPrio)parameter.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2314:ConfigurableSequenceofBCCHCarrierswithinGERANFrequency
LayerListforCSFBBasedonUEContextReleasefeatureisdeactivated.

3.26 LTE2324: Network-requested UE Radio Capabilities


3.26.1 Description of LTE2324: Network-requested UE Radio
Capabilities
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeatureenablessupportingthe
UEwithmorethan128carrieraggregation(CA)bandcombinations.TheadditionalCA
bandcombinations(supportedBandCombinationAdd)arevalidonlyfor3CCband
combinations.
Benefits
End-user benefits

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Thisfeatureensuresendusers'mobilesgreaterflexiblysincetheysupportmoreband
combinations(morethan128differentbandcombinations);thus,endusersmay
experiencehigherthroughput.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureallowstheoperatortoreducethenumberof3CCbandcombinationssent
fromUEtoeNBbasedontheprioritylistprovidedbytheoperator.Moreover,itenables
theoperatortoavoidthelatencyintroducedfromtheIDLEtoACTIVEtransitionbecause
theeNBwouldhavetheavailableUEcapabilitiesatinitialattach.Withoutthisfeature
implemented,theoperatormaynotbeabletoprovidethe3CCcarrieraggregationtothe
enduserifthebandcombinationsoftheoperator'snetworkarenotcontainedintheUE
capabilitiessentfromUEtoeNB.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table138

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

FDD-LTE15A

Flexi
Multiradio
BTS
-

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
3GPPR11

Flexi Zone
Micro BTS
-

FL16

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeatureintroducesanoperator
configurablelistofrequiredcarrieraggregation(CA)bands.TheadditionalCAband
combinations(supportedBandCombinationAdd)arevalidonlyfor3CCband
combinations.ThisfeatureenablestheUEtoprovideadditional256supportedCAband
combinationsupontheeNB'srequestcomparedwiththecurrentlyavailable128band
combinations.IftheinitiallyprovidedUEradiocapabilitiesarenotsufficienttoconfigure
CAintheeNB,adedicatedUEcapabilityenquirywithcarrieraggregationbandswillbe
initiatedforUEswithsuitablecapabilities.Thefeaturecanbeenabled/disabledpereNB
throughtheO&Msettings.OperationoftheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadio
Capabilitiesfeatureconsistsofthefollowingtwomechanisms:

filtering,wheretheeNBrequeststheUEtoprovidesupportedbandcombinations
withinalimitedsetofbands
addingasupportedBandCombinationAddlistintheUE-EUTRA-Capability,enabling
additional256CAbandcombinationsinaUEcapabilitysignalling

System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE2014:3GPPBaselineR1109/2014(v2)featureintroducesSASN.1requiredfor
theLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities.

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Iftheoperatorusesmappedbands,theLTE1534:MultipleFrequencyBandIndicator
featuremustbeactivefortheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities
feature.
TheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeatureintroducesadditional
256bandcombinationssignaledbytheUEforthefollowingCAfeatures.These
combinationsneedtobeconsideredbytheeNBforaCAconfiguration.

LTE747:SupportofUERadioCapabilities
LTE1541:AdvancedSCellMeasurementHandling
LTE1803:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-40MHz
LTE1804:DownlinkCarrierAggregation3CC-60MHz
LTE2006:FlexibleSCellSelection

LTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesintroducesadditional256band
combinationssignaledbytheUEforthefollowinghandoverandANRfeatures.These
combinationsneedtobeconsideredbytheeNBforthecalculationofmeasurements.

LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE60:Inter-RATHandovertoeHRPD/3GPP2
LTE442:Network-assistedCellChange
LTE556:ANRIntra-LTE,Inter-frequency-UE-based
LTE736:CSFBtoUTRANviaPSHO
LTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
LTE872:SRVCCtoWCDMA
LTE873:SRVCCtoGSM
LTE908:ANRInter-RATUTRAN-FullyUE-based
LTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)

Forthefollowinghandoverfeatures,theLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadio
CapabilitiesfeatureretrievesagaintheUEradiocapabilitiesfromtheUE.Iftheradio
capabilitiesarenotsufficientforCA,thiscapabilityretrievalalsocontainsalsothe
requestforother-RATcapabilitiesiftheyarerequiredbythefeatureandarenotprovided
byMME.

LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE736:CSFBtoUTRANviaPSHO
LTE738:SRVCCto1xRTT/CDMA
LTE872:SRVCCtoWCDMA
LTE873:SRVCCtoGSM
LTE1441:EnhancedCSFallbacktoCDMA/1xRTT(e1xCSFB)

Impact on interfaces
ThisfeatureimpactstheRANsystemNEexternalinterfacesbyintroducingnew
informationelementstothefollowingexistingmessages:

256

requestedFrequencyBands-r11intheRRC::UECapabilityEnquirymessage
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Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
ThisfeaturemayincreaseattachlatencyduetothesizeoftheUECapabilityInformation
message,resultingfromthereportingofadditionalsupportedbandcombinationsinthe
longterm.ThisdependsonthenumberofbandsactuallysupportedbytheUE.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table139

Parameterslist

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivateNetwork
RequestedUERadio
Capabilities

actNwReqUeCapa

LNBTS

Requestedfrequency
bands

reqFreqBands

LNBTS

3GPPbandnumber

bandNumber

LNBTS

reqFreqBands

Bandpriority

bandPrio

LNBTS

reqFreqBands

Sales information
Table140

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
BSW

License control in network


element
-

Activated by default
No

3.26.2 Activating and configuring LTE2324: Network-requested


UE Radio Capabilities
Before you start
TheActivate Network Requested UE Radio Capabilities
(actNwReqUeCapa)parameterisusedforactivation.Modificationofthisparameter
doesnotrequireeNBrestart.

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FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

Table4liststheparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringthe
LTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeature
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivateNetworkRequestedUE
RadioCapabilities
(actNwReqUeCapa)

activationflag

no

Requestedfrequencybands
(reqFreqBands)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ThefollowingfeaturesmustbeactivaterdbeforetheLTE2324:Network-requestedUE
RadioCapabilitiesfeaturecanbeactivated:

TheLTE2014:3GPPBaselineR1109/2014(v2)featureintroducesSASN.1required
fortheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities.
Iftheoperatorusesmappedbands,theLTE1534:MultipleFrequencyBandIndicator
featuremustbeactivefortheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilities
feature.

Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Requested frequency bands (reqFreqBands) parameter.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobjectandcreateanewRequested frequency bandsobject.
SetthedesiredvaluesofthereqFreqBandsparameter.

Activate the Activate network requested UE radio capabilities


(actNwReqUeCapa) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ClicktheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate network requested UE radio capabilities
(actNwReqUeCapa)parametervaluetotrue.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeaturehasbeenactivated.

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3.26.3 Deactivating LTE2324: Network-requested UE Radio


Capabilities
Before you start
TheActivate Network Requested UE Radio Capabilities
(actNwReqUeCapa)parameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationofthisparameter
doesnotrequireeNBrestart.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate Network Requested UE Radio
Capabilities(actNwReqUeCapa)parametervaluetofalse.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2324:Network-requestedUERadioCapabilitiesfeaturehasbeendeactivated.

3.27 LTE2430: QCI1 Establishment Triggered Protection


Timer
3.27.1 Description of LTE2430: QCI1 Establishment Triggered
Protection Timer
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeatureallowskeeping
theUEinanRRC-connectedmodeevenifthereisnoactivity,forexample,duringa
ringtone.Theconnectionsustaintimeisdefinedbyadedicatedtimer-typeparameter.
Benefits
End-user benefits
ThisfeatureimprovesaVoLTEsetupsuccessrate.
Operator benefits
Thisfeature:

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providesaVoLTEUEfromgoingtotheRRCidlemodecausedbyinactivity,for
example,duringaringtone,whichmightlastlongerthananormalinactivitytimer
savesasignallingcapacity
improvesaVoLTEsetupsuccessrate
preventsaringingUEfrombeingidlebalancedtoalayerwheretheQCI1trafficis
notdesired

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table142
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeatureenablesa
configurableQCI1protectiontimer.ThetimerisusedforpreventingtheUEsfromfalling
intotheRRCidlemodeduringaringtone,whenthereispotentiallynotrafficonanyof
thebearersorontheS1link.However,iftheprotectiontimerandallotherinactivity
timersexpirebeforetheringtoneisfinished,theUEisreleasedtotheRRCidlemode.
ThetimerisstartedorrestartedbyaneNodeBeverytimetheQCI1isestablished.The
intentionistosetthetimervaluehigherthananormaluserplaneinactivitytimer;it
shouldbesetaccordingtothetimethattheend-userisexpectedtoanswerthecall
whenthephoneisringing.Inthisscenario,theUEisnotreleasedtotheRRCidlemode
untiltheestablishedQCI1timerandallotherinactivitytimersexpire.
Incasetheend-userterminatesthecall,andnootherQCI1relatedtothatUEis
established,thentheQCI1protectiontimerstops.Consequently,ifadditionallyallother
inactivitytimersexpire,theUEisreleasedtotheRRCidlemode.
ThevalueofQCI1protectiontimerisdefinedwiththeQCI1 protection
timer(qci1ProtectionTimer)parameter.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Thisfeaturerequiresthefollowingfeaturestobeenabled:

LTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearer
LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice

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Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasthefollowingimpactonthesystemperformance:

signallingcapacity:saved
VoLTEsetupsuccessrate:canbeimproved,butdependsontheoperator'snetwork
configuration

Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table143:Newparameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table143

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivateRRCconnectedmode actRrcConnNoActivity
whilenoactivity

LNBTS

QCI1protectiontimer

LNCEL

qci1ProtectionTimer

Table144:Relatedexistingparameterslistsexistingparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table144

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

Inactivitytimer

Abbreviated name
inactivityTimer

Managed object
LNCEL

Sales information
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3.27.2 Activating and configuring LTE2430: QCI1 Establishment


Triggered Protection Timer
Before you start
TheActivate RRC connected mode while no
activity(actRrcConnNoActivity)parameterisusedforactivation.Modification
ofthisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestartorobjectlocking.
Table146:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2430:QCI1Establishment
TriggeredProtectionTimerfeaturepresentstheparametersrelatedtoactivationand
configurationoftheLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeature.
Table146

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2430:QCI1
EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeature
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activate RRC connected


mode while no
activity(actRrcConnNoAct
ivity)

activationflag

no

QCI1 protection
timer(qci1ProtectionTime
r)

optionalconfiguration

no

ThefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivatedbeforetheactivationoftheLTE2430:QCI1
EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeature:

LTE7:SupportofMultipleEPSBearer
LTE10:EPSBearersforConversationalVoice

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activate RRC connected mode while no


activity (actRrcConnNoActivity) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate RRC connected mode while no
activity(actRrcConnNoActivity)parameter'svaluetotrue.

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Optional: Configure the QCI1 protection timer (qci1ProtectionTimer)


parameter.
a) SelecttheLNCELobject.
b) CheckthevalueoftheInactivity timer(inactivityTimer)parameter.
c) SettheQCI1 protection timer(qci1ProtectionTimer)parameter's
valuehigherthantheInactivity timer(inactivityTimer)parameter's
value.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeaturehasbeen
activated.TheUEiskeptintheRRCconnectionmodeevenifthereisnoactivity,for
example,duringaringtone,untiltheestablishedQCI1timerandallotherinactivitytimers
expire.

3.27.3 Deactivating LTE2430: QCI1 Establishment Triggered


Protection Timer
Before you start
TheActivate RRC connected mode while no
activity(actRrcConnNoActivity)parameterisusedfordeactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestartorobjectlocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE2430: QCI1 Establishment Triggered Protection Timer


feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

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GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate RRC connected mode while no
activity(actRrcConnNoActivity)parameter'svaluetofalse.

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Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE2430:QCI1EstablishmentTriggeredProtectionTimerfeaturehasbeen
deactivated.QCI1protectiontimerisnotstartedorrestartedeverytimetheQCI1bearer
isestablished.TheUEiskeptintheRRCconnectionmodeevenifthereisnoactivity,
forexample,duringaringtone,untiltheestablishedQCI1timer(ifitisalreadyrunning)
andallotherinactivitytimersexpire.

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features
4.1 LTE942: Hybrid Synchronization
4.1.1 Description of LTE942: Hybrid Synchronization
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeaturecombinestheapplicationoftwodifferent
andindependentsynchronizationsourcemodesintwovariants:
TimingoverPacketforphasesynchronization(ToP-P)astheprimaryphase
synchronizationsourceandSynchronousEthernet(SyncE)asthesecondary
(frequency)synchronizationsource.
GPS/1ppsastheprimaryphasesynchronizationsourceandSynchronousEthernet
(SyncE)asthesecondary(frequency)synchronizationsource.

Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThemixeduseofGPS/1ppsandSyncEorToPandSyncEsignificantlyimprovesthe
phaseaccuracyandstability.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table147

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System
release
FDDLTE15A

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeaturecombinestheuseofSynchronousEthernet
asasecondsynchronizationsourcetogetherwitheither

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ToP-P

Inthetablebelowanoverviewisgiven,whichsynchronizationsourceischosen.
Table148

Chosensynchronizationsource

Primary Sync
Source

Status

Secondary Sync
Source

Status

chosen Sync
Source

GPS/1pps

ok

SyncE

ok

GPS/1pps

GPS/1pps

ok

SyncE

nok

GPS/1pps

GPS/1pps

nok

SyncE

ok

SyncE

GPS/1pps

nok

SyncE

nok

normalholdover

ToP-P

ok

SyncE

ok

ToP-P

ToP-P

ok

SyncE

nok

ToP-P

ToP-P

nok

SyncE

ok

SyncE

ToP-P

nok

SyncE

nok

normalholdover

ThekeyprincipleunderlyingtheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeatureisillustratedin
thefiguresbelow:

Figure18:HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SyncE,normaltuning
Figure19:HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SnycE,assistedholdover
Figure20:HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,normaltuning
Figure21:HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,assistedholdover

Table149

Meaningoftermsinthefigures

Abbreviation

266

Full name

Meaning

PLL

phase-lockedloop

Circuit-wherethephaseofan
oscillatorsignalisforcedto
followexactlythephaseofa
referencesignal.

OCXO

oven-controlledcrystaloscillator

Oscillator-inwhichthecrystal
andcriticalcircuitsare
temperature-controlledbyan
oven.

DAC

digitaltoanalogueconverter

Device-thatconvertsadigital
inputsignaltoananalogue
outputsignalcarrying
equivalentinformation.

PTP

precisiontimeprotocol

Protocol-thatenablesprecise
informationofclocks,which
areusedinmeasurementand
controlsystemsimplemented
withnetworkcommunication,
localcomputing,and
distributedobjects-based
technologies.

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EssentialfortheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeaturearetwonewfunctionalblock
elements:

SnycEestimatorfunctionalblock:TheSyncEestimatorblockrequirestheprovision
ofanewalgorithmwhichkeepsthephaseerrorataconstantvalue.Thisproperty
cannotbeachievedbythealgorithmcurrentlyusedinthe2MHzfrequency
synchronizationblock.
Estimatorselectionblock:theestimatorselectionblockisrequiredtoseparatethe
inputdatatothetuningblockdependingoniftheprimarysyncsourceisavailableor
not.

Figure18:HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SyncE,normaltuningillustratesanormaltuning
ofhybridsynchronizationwithGPS1pps/ToDastheprimarysource.TheGPS1ppssignal
isok;therefore,theestimatorselectionblockdecides-thatthetheGPS1ppsasthe
primarysourceistakenasthesynchronizationsource.
Figure18

HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SyncE,normaltuning

PLL

SyncE
estimator

SyncEestimated
frequency/phaseerror

SyncE

estimator
selection
GPS1pps:ok.

OCXO/
framecounter

tuningblock/
DACword
DACword

GPS1pps/ToD

sample&hold
GPS1pps

estimatedfrequency/
phaseerrors

Figure19:HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SnycE,assistedholdoverillustratesthe
assistedholdoverwithafailureoftheGPS1ppssignalastheprimarysynchronization
source;therefore,theSyncE(thesecondorysynchronizationsource)istakenasthe
synchronizationsource.

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HybridSync,GPS1pps/ToD+SnycE,assistedholdover

PLL

SyncE
estimator

SyncEestimated
frequency/phaseerror

SyncE

GPS1pps:nok.

estimator
selection

OCXO/
tuningblock/
DACword framecounter
DACword

GPS1pps/ToD

sample&hold
GPS1ppsn/a

estimatedfrequency/
phaseerrorsn/a

Figure20:HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,normaltuningillustratesthenormaltuning
ofhybridsynchronizationwithToP-P/PTPastheprimarysource.TheToP-P/PTPsignal
isok;therefore,theestimatorselectionblockdecides,thatthetheToP/PTPasthe
primarysourceistakenasthesynchronizationsource.
Figure20

HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,normaltuning

PLL

SyncE
estimator

SyncEestimated
frequency/phaseerror

SyncE

estimator
selection
ToP-P/PTP:ok.

OCXO/
framecounter

tuningblock/
DACword
DACword

ToP-Pdaemon
PTPtime
stamps

estimatedfrequency/
phaseerrors

Figure21:HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,assistedholdoverillustratestheassisted
holdoverwithafailureoftheToP/PTPsignalastheprimarysynchronizationsource;
therefore,theSyncE(thesecondorysynchronizationsource)istakenasthe
synchronizationsource.

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Descriptionsoftransportandtransmissionfeatures

HybridSync,ToP-P/PTP+SyncE,assistedholdover

PLL

SyncE
estimator

SyncEestimated
frequency/phaseerror

SyncE

ToP/PTPT:nok.

.estimator
selection

OCXO/
tuningblock/
DACword framecounter
DACword

ToP-Pdaemon
PTPtime
stampsn/a

estimatedfrequency/
phaseerrorsn/a

Furthermore,thetuningblockhastobemodifiedtobecomeawareoftheLTE942:
HybridSynchronizationfeature.IncasetheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeatureis
activated,andtheprimarysyncsourceislost,ithastousethephaseandfrequency
errorestimationwhichisprovidedbytheSyncEestimatorandislinkedtoitsinputbythe
estimatorselectionunittoenabletheassistedholdovermode.Additionally,incasethe
secondary,thatistheSyncEsourceislost,thetuningblockhastofallbacktoanormal
holdovermode.
Iftheprimarysyncsourceislost,thealreadyimplementedReferenceClockMissing
faultisraisedwithseverityminorandsentwithintheBASE STATION NOTIFICATION
alarm.Ifboth-theprimarysyncsourceandthesecondarysyncsource(SyncE)arelost,
theReferenceClockMissing faultisraisedwithseveritymajorandsentwithinthe
BASE STATION OPERATION DEGRADEDalarm.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesarenecessaryfortheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeature:

LTE891:TimingoverPacketwithPhaseSynchronization
LTE911:TDDFrameSynchronizationOperation
LTE713:SynchronousEthernet

FortheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeature,GPS/1ppsorToP-Phastobeenabled
andSyncEhastobeconfigured,butnoadditionallicenseoractivationflagforSyncEis
required(SyncEfunctionalitywillbepartofthisfeature).
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.

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Impact on system performance and capacity


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Thetablebelowlistsexistingalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Table150

Relatedexistingalarms
Alarm ID

Alarm name

7651

BASESTATIONOPERATIONDEGRADED

7652

BASESTATIONNOTIFICATION

BTS faults and reported alarms


ThetablebelowlistsBTSfaultsrelatedtothisfeature.
Table151

Relatedexistingfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

3080

Alarm name

BTSReferenceClockM 7651
issing

BASESTATION
OPERATION
DEGRADED

7652

BASESTATION
NOTIFICATION

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table152

Newparameters

Full name
featureactivationflag
forhybrid
synchronization

Abbreviated name
actHybridSynch

Managed object
SYNC

Structure
-

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4.1.2 Activating and configuring LTE942: Hybrid


Synchronization
Before you start
Aprimaryphasesynchronizationsourcemustbeconfigured.Theconfigurationofthe
primarysynchronizationsourceisnotpartofthisdocument.
Table154

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE942:Hybrid
Synchronization
Parameter

Purpose

Feature activation flag


for hybrid
synchronization
(actHybridSynch)

activationflag

Requires eNB restart or


object locking
noeNBrestartneeded

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate/Configure the LTE942: Hybrid Synchronization feature.


a) GototheTRS Synchronizationpage.
b) MarktheHybrid synchronization in usecheckbox.
c) SelectSynchronous EthernetintheTiming Sources,(asPrio2,ifTiming
overPacketistheprimarysynchronizationsource).

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeatureisactivated.

4.1.3 Deactivating LTE942: Hybrid Synchronization


Before you start
TheHybrid Synchronization in usecheckboxisusedfordeactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterdoesnotrequireaneNBrestartorcelllocking.

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate/Set the LTE942: Hybrid Synchronization feature.


a) GototheTRS Synchronizationpage.
b) UnmarktheHybrid Synchronization in usecheckbox.
c) DeleteSynchronous EthernetfromTiming sources.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE942:HybridSynchronizationfeatureisdeactivated.

4.2 LTE1244: Source-based Routing in BTS


4.2.1 Description of LTE1244: Source-based Routing in BTS
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTSfeatureenablesroutingtheeNBtraffic
accordingtothesourceIPaddressinadditiontothedestinationIPaddress.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureincreasestheIPaddressingflexibilitybyintroducingamoresophisticated
routingmechanism.Thefeaturemaymakeobsoletetheneedforaddressreplanning
andreconfigurationduringnetworkmigrationcasessuchasSingleRANormultioperatorscenarioswhichrequiremergingofmultiplelegacynetworksoperatingon
identicaloroverlappingIPsubnets.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements

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release
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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

notsupported

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThisfeaturerequiresFSMr3orFZMhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTSfeatureextendstheroutingdecisionfor
egressIPpacketstotakealsothesourceaddressofIPpacketsintoaccount.Although
thefeatureisintendedforU-planetraffic,itisapplicabletoalltrafficplanes.Infact,the
featureisappliedtoallegressunicastIPpackets,independentoftheapplication
creatingthepacket.ItisalsoappliedtopacketsreceivedattheLMPandroutedtothe
backhaul.
ThefeatureisnotappliedwhileroutingtraffictotheeNBsubnet.Thefeatureis
applicabletoIPv4aswellasIPv6packets.WhentheIPpacketshavetoleavetheeNB
ontwodifferentphysicalinterfaces,thishastobeachievedbyconfiguringtherelation
betweennetworkIPinterfacesandphysicalinterfacesaccordingly.Forexample,two
networkIPinterfaceswithdifferentVLANIDscanbeusedandtheswitchingfunctionality
canbeconfiguredsothateachVLANisacceptedononephysicalinterfaceonly.
Asaprecondition,theIPpacketsneedtohavedifferentIPsourceaddressestobe
routeddifferently.EspeciallyifU-planepacketsaretoberouteddifferentlybasedontheir
sourceaddress,thereneedtobedifferentU-planeaddressesintheeNB.MultipleUplaneIPaddressesareprovidedbytheLTE505TransportSeparationforRANSharing
orLTE1771DualU-planeIPAddressesfeature,forwhichtheLTE1244:Source-based
RoutinginBTSfeatureisaprerequisite.
Route lookup
Morethanoneroutingtablecanbeconfigured.Eachroutingtablecancontainstatic
routes,usedforordinarydestination-basedroutingusingthelongestprefixmatch.Atwosteproutelookupisused(followingtheLinuximplementation):

Step1:usepoliciestodetermineoneoutofseveralroutingtables.Thepoliciestake
thesourceIPaddressintoaccount(policiesarespecifiedwithasubnet,see
Configurationexample).
Step2:basedonconfiguredroutesineachroutingtable,thedestination-based
routingwiththelongestprefixmatchisused.Whennorouteisfoundinatable,the
searchcontinueswiththenextpolicy.

Oneroutingtableisconsideredthemainone;allpacketsforwhichnopolicyornoroute
isfoundarehandledbythemaintable.Therefore,whentheconfigurationofpoliciesis
omitted,thenthesamebehavioraswithoutthisfeatureisachieved.Thereisamain
routingtableforeachofIPv4andIPv6.Themainroutingtableisidentifiedbytheid1of
themanagedobject.Inthesystem,directroutesareaddedautomaticallytothemain

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routingtable,butnottotheadditionalroutingtables.Withoutdirectroutes,IPpacketsfor
directlyconnectedhostsmightbesenttothenext-hopgatewayfirst.Toavoidthis
behavior,directrouteshavetobeaddedtotheadditionaltablestoo.
ApolicyconsistsofanIPsubnetandapointertoaroutingtable.AnIPpacketmatchesa
policywhenitssourceaddressiswithinthesubnet;thepacketisroutedaccordingtothe
entriesoftheroutingtabletowhichthepolicyispointing.Policiesarelookedupina
fixedorder.Theorderofpoliciesisdefinedbytheoperator.Incasethesubnetsofthe
policiesdonotoverlap,onlyoneoftheadditionalroutingtables,andpotentiallythemain
table,issearchedforroutes.
Example:
TheeNBisconfiguredwithtwoU-planeaddresses,10.1.1.1and10.1.1.5,andthereis
justoneSAE-GWwithanIPaddress20.1.1.1(aspecificIPaddressfromthe20.1.1.0/30
subnet).EachofthetworoutingtablesTbl_2/3containsjustoneroutetowardstheSAEGW,butwithdifferentnext-hopgateways(10.1.1.2and10.1.1.6).Themainroutingtable
containsinthisexamplejustadefaultroutetosomenext-hopgatewaywithana.b.c.d
address.
Figure22

ConfigurationexamplewithtwoU-planeaddresses
Tbl_2

Routingpolicies
nbr

SrcIP

Subnet

Routing
table

10.1.1.1

/30

Tbl_2

10.1.1.5

/30

Tbl_3

Packetsnotmatchedby
policiesarerouted
accordingtothemaintable

DestIP

Subnet

Nexthop

20.1.1.0

/30

10.1.1.2

Tbl_3
SrcIPDestIPSubnetSubnet
Routing Nexthop
table
20.1.1.0
/30
10.1.1.6
main
Routing Nexthop
DestIPSubnetSubnet
table
0.0.0.0
/0
a.b.c.d

AnegressIPpacketwitha10.1.1.5sourceaddresswouldmatchthesecondpolicy,and,
therefore,Tbl_3woulddeterminetherouting;thenext-hopgatewayforthispackethasa
10.1.1.6IPaddress.
Inthisexample,thereisnoneedtoconfiguredirectroutesintheadditionalroutingtables
becausetheonlyotherhostinthesubnetsofthenetworkinterfacesistherespective
next-hopgateway.
Feature activation scenario
Actor:Operator
Hardware requirements:FSMr3,FZM
Pre-condition: Staticroutesareconfiguredtooneroutingtable.
Description:
Configure eNB:

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Optional:newnetworkinterfacesareconfigured,EthernetswitchconfiguredineNB,
includingVLANfiltering.Next-hopgatewaysinthemobilebackhaulreconfiguredto
allowuseofnewnetworkinterface.
Oneormoreadditionalroutingtablesarecreated.Staticroutesareaddedtothese
routingtable(s).
Routingpoliciesareaddedtotheroutingpolicytable,establishingamappingofIP
subnetstothenewroutingtablesorthemainroutingtable.Itisexpectedthatatleast
someoftheapplicationaddressesmatchtheroutingpolicies.

Parameter configuration
Theoperatoreditsthedeltaplanfileandconfiguresatleastthefollowingparameter:

Note: Theorderofstepsisrelevanttoavoidroutingpoliciespointingtonotyetcreated
routingtables(suchpolicieswillnotbeallowed).

theRouting policies (routingPolicies)parametercontainsthe


followingfurtherparameters:

Order number of policy (OrderNumber)


Reference to routing table (routingTablePtr)
Source IP address (srcIpAddress)
Source IP Prefix Length (srcIpPrefixLength)

Theoperatordownloadsandactivatestheplanfile.
TheeNBpersistentlystorestheparametervalues.
TheeNBinformsNetActandBTSSiteManageraboutthechangedconfigurationvia
notifications.
Alarms: Therearenoalarmsforthisfeature.
Measurements:Therearenodedicatedmeasurements.IPIFspecificcounterscanbe
usedtocheckwhetherthereistheexpectedamountoftrafficondifferentinterfaces.
Post-conditions:
Egresspacketsareroutedaccordingtothenewroutingconfiguration.Theroutingtable
fromthepreconditionisconsideredthe'main'routingtable(forexampleseefigure
ConfigurationexamplewithtwoU-planeaddresses.
TheeNBisusingtheLTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTSfeature.
User scenario: Source-based routing (with Dual U-plane and SCTP multihoming)
AneNBisconfiguredwithtwoseparateU-planeaddresses,eachonitsownVLAN.A
thirdVLANisusedforMandS-plane.TwoC-planeaddressesareused(SCTP
multihoming)toillustratethecombineduseofthefeatures.Oneroutingpolicyisusedfor
eachoftheU-planeaddresses.TheM/S-planetrafficarehandledbythemainrouting
table.TheMMEIPaddressesarefromtwodisjointsubnets.EachC-planeaddressis
usedtocommunicatewithpeerMMEsinoneofthetwoMMEsubnets.Thetrafficcanbe
distributedtotwophysicalinterfacesbytheswitchingfunctionality,butthishasbeen
omittedfromthisscenarioforthesakeofsimplicity.AneighboringeNB,asshowninthe
diagram,connectedviaEthernet.

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Forexample,thenetworkinterfaceIPaddressesareintherespectiveVLANsandinthe
samesubnet.TheX2trafficamongthetwoeNBsisexchangeddirectlyamongthetwo
eNBs;itisnotsentbythesourceeNBtothegatewayfirstandbythegatewaytothe
targeteNB.
Figure23

ConfigurationexamplewithtwoseparateU-planeaddresses
NetAct
20.1.3.0/24
MME

10.1.1.1/24
10.1.2.1/24
10.1.3.1/24

VLANIDs
11
10.1.1.253/24
12
10.1.2.253/24
13
10.1.3.253/24

20.1.2.0/24

MBH

X2traffic

SAE-GW
20.1.1.0/24

10.1.1.2/24
Topmaster

10.1.2.2/24

11 12 1

10
20.1.4.0/24
9

10.1.3.2/24

neighboreNB

7 6 5

2
3
4

Detailed configuration
ThreeVLANsareconfiguredintheeNBwiththefollowingIPaddresses:
VLANID11:10.1.1.1/24
VLANID12:10.1.2.1/24
VLANID13:10.1.3.1/24
ThesenetworkIPaddressesarealsousedasapplicationaddresses:

U1-plane,C1-plane(cPlaneIpAddress):10.1.1.1
U2-plane,C2-plane(cPlaneIpAddressSec):10.1.2.1
M-plane,S-plane:10.1.3.1

TheMMEIPaddressesarefromthe20.1.2.0/24subnet.Theyaredividedintotwo
subnets:MME120.1.2.0/25andMME220.1.2.128/25.SCTPmessagesareintendedto
beexchangedamongC1andMME1aswellasC2andMME2respectively.
Eachoftheroutingtablescontainsjustonedefaultroute,sendingthetrafficviadifferent
next-hopgateways.BothC-planeIPaddressesareusedonS1forSCTP.OnX2just
oneC-planeaddressisused,whichisC1(cPlaneIpAddress),10.1.1.1.Toindicate
whichlocalC-planeaddressforS1isusedtowardswhichMME,IPstaticroutesare
configuredinthemainroutingtablewiththepreSrcIpv4Addrparameter.Theactual
routingofpacketsusestheroutingpoliciesandtheroutesintherespectiverouting
tablestodeterminetheegressinterfaceandnexthopforthepacketwiththeselected
localC-planeaddress.Whenthesource-basedroutingisusedwithouttheSCTP
multihoming,thereisnoneedtofillinthisparameter.
AdirectroutehastobeconfiguredintheadditionalIPRT-2routingtables,whichisused
forX2trafficofboththeU-planeandC-plane.Thenetworkinterfaceisa/24subnet
containingneighboringeNBs.Withoutthedirectroute,thetrafficamongneighboring

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eNBswouldbesenttothenext-hopgatewaywiththe10.1.1.253addressfirst.Asthere
isnoX2trafficamongtheeNBandneighburingeNBsonVLAN12,itisnotstrictly
neededtoconfigureadirectrouteinIPRT-3.Nevertheless,itisrecommendedtodoso
tokeeptheroutingtablessimilar.

Note: ItisnotpossibletoconfigurethepreSrcIpv4Addrparameterinthedirect
routesinthemaintable;theseroutesareconfiguredautomaticallybytheeNB.

Note: TheuseofthepreSrcIpv4Addrparameterisactuallyindependentoftheuse
ofsource-basedrouting.
Table156

IPRT/staticroutes

destIpAddr

netmask

gateway

preSrcIpv4Ad
dr

bfdId

preference

IPRT-1 (main table)


20.1.2.0

255.255.255.1 10.1.1.253

10.1.1.1

20.1.2.128

255.255.255.1 10.1.2.253

10.1.2.1

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

10.1.3.253

IPRT-2
10.1.1.0

255.255.255.0 10.1.1.1

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

10.1.1.253

IPRT-3
10.1.2.0

255.255.255.0 10.1.2.1

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

0.0.0.0

10.1.2.253

OneroutingpolicyisaddedforeachU-planeaddress.Theremainingtrafficishandled
bythemaintable.
Table157

RTPOL/routingPolicies

RTPOL/routingPolici
es

routingTablePtr

srcIpAddress

srcIpPrefixLength

10

IPRT-2

10.1.1.1

32

20

IPRT-3

10.1.2.1

32

Configuring direct routes


TheeNBpreventsconfiguringdirectroutestothemainroutingtable(s),buttheoperator
canconfigureonedirectroutetotheadditionalroutingtablesforonesubnet.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Nootherfeaturesareimpacteddirectly.Thisfeatureisaprerequisiteforcertainnetwork
configurationsofLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharingandLTE1771:DualUplaneIPAddresses.

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Note: AdedicatedcombinationofLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharing,
LTE648:SCTPMultihomingandLTE1244:Source-basedRoutinginBTSwillnotwork.
ThiscombinationischaracterizedbyoverlappingIPaddressesoftheMMEsofthetwo
operators.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceandcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table158

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Routingpolicies

routingPolicies

RTPOL

Ordernumberof
policy

orderNumber

RTPOL

routingPolicies

Referencetorouting
table

routingTablePtr

RTPOL

routingPolicies

Sourceipaddress

srcIPAddress

RTPOL

routingPolicies

SourceIPPrefix
Length

srcIpPrefixLength

RTPOL

routingPolicies

Therearenomodifiedparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
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4.3 LTE1559: SCTP Enhancements


4.3.1 Description of LTE1559: SCTP Enhancements
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1559:SCTPEnhancementsfeatureenablesenhancedconfigurationoptionsof
eNBStreamControlTransmissionProtocol(SCTP)endpoints.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
TheLTE1559:SCTPEnhancementsfeatureintroducesuser-configurableparameters
andnewcountersfortheSCTPprotocol.BeforetheintroductionoftheLTE1559:SCTP
EnhancementsfeaturetheseSCTPparameterswerehard-coded.Thisfeatureenables
theoperatorto:
maketheeNB'sSCTPbehaviormoreflexibleandmorecontrollable.
impovetheinteroperabilitywithothervendor'seNBs,MMEsandthetransmission
network.
aligneNBSCTPconfigurationparameterswithpeerSCTPendpointssuchasMME
orothervendor'seNBs.
applythesamesetofSCTPconfigurationparametersacrossalleNBsiftheyhave
eNBsfromNokiaandothervendorsformaintenancereasons(forexamplenetwork
planing,operability).
optimizeeNBSCTPconfigurationparameterstoimprovetheend-to-endqualityfor
examplemoresuccessfulinter-eNBhandovers.

TheintroductionofSCTPperfomancecountershelpstheoperatortomanageand
maintaintheeNB'sSCTPconnectionsefficiently.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table160
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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description

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TheLTE1559SCTPEnhancementsfeatureprovidesconfigurationparametersforthe
retransmissionofSCTPINITandDATAchunks.
Furthermore,thisfeatureofferstheSCTPpeersmoreinboundandoutboundstreams
(upto32)attheS1andX2interfaces.
Inaddition,itprovidesconfigurationparametersfor:

selectiveacknowledgement(SACK)frequencyanddelay
SCTPmaximumpayloadsizetopreventIPfragmentationalongtheSCTPpath
towardthepeer.

andagreaterrangeandfinergranularityfortheMaximum Retransmission
Timeout (rtoMax)and Minimum Retransmission Timeout (rtoMin)
configurationparametersusedintheSCTPalgorithmforretransmissiontimer.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
ThisLTE1559:SCTPEnhancementsfeatureintroducesnewparametersfortheglobal
SCTPconfiguration,whichisusedintheS1-,X2-,M3interfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Thetablebelowlistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table161

Newcounters

Counter ID

280

Counter name

Measurement

M8035C0

Numberofdatachunkssentto LTES1SCTPStatistics
S1SCTPpeer

M8035C1

Numberofdatachunks
receivedfromS1SCTPpeer

M8035C2

Numberofdatachunksre-sent LTES1SCTPStatistics
toS1SCTPpeer

M8035C3

Durationofcongestedperiods
ofS1SCTPassociation

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Newcounters(Cont.)

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8035C4

NumberofS1SCTP
associationstatechangesto
congested

LTES1SCTPStatistics

M8035C5

Durationofunavailableperiods LTES1SCTPStatistics
ofS1SCTPassociation

M8035C6

NumberofS1SCTP
associationstatechangesto
unavailable

M8036C0

Numberofdatachunkssentto LTEX2SCTPStatistics
X2SCTPpeer

M8036C1

Numberofdatachunks
receivedfromX2SCTPpeer

M8036C2

Numberofdatachunksre-sent LTEX2SCTPStatistics
toX2SCTPpeer

M8036C3

Durationofcongestedperiods
ofX2SCTPassociation

LTEX2SCTPStatistics

M8036C4

NumberofX2SCTP
associationstatechangesto
congested

LTEX2SCTPStatistics

M8036C5

Durationofunavailableperiods LTEX2SCTPStatistics
ofX2SCTPassociation

M8036C6

NumberofX2SCTP
associationstatechangesto
unavailable

M8037C0

Numberofdatachunkssentto LTEM3SCTPStatistics
M3SCTPpeer

M8037C1

Numberofdatachunks
receivedfromM3SCTPpeer

M8037C2

Numberofdatachunksre-sent LTEM3SCTPStatistics
toM3SCTPpeer

M8037C3

Durationofcongestedperiods
ofM3SCTPassociation

LTEM3SCTPStatistics

M8037C4

NumberofM3SCTP
associationstatechangesto
congested

LTEM3SCTPStatistics

M8037C5

Durationofunavailableperiods LTEM3SCTPStatistics
ofM3SCTPassociation

M8037C6

NumberofM3SCTP
associationstatechangesto
unavailable

LTES1SCTPStatistics

LTEX2SCTPStatistics

LTEX2SCTPStatistics

LTEM3SCTPStatistics

LTEM3SCTPStatistics

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Thetablebelowlistsnewparametersrelatedtothisfeature.

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Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

LTEM3SCTPstatistics

mtM3SctpStatistics

PMRNL

LTES1SCTPstatistics

mtS1SctpStatistics

PMRNL

LTEX2SCTPstatistics

mtX2SctpStatistics

PMRNL

SCTPmaximumpayloadsize

sctpMaxPayloadSize

SCTP

Selectiveacknowledgedelay

sctpSackDelay

SCTP

Selectiveacknowledge
frequency

sctpSackFreq

SCTP

WaitTimebeforestarting
SCTPinitaftershutdown

sctpWaitTimeInitSeqRetry

SCTP

Thetablebelowlistsmodifiedparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table163

Modifiedparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

SCTPassociationfailure
retransmissioncounter

assocMaxRetrans

SCTP

Minimumretransmission
timeout

rtoMin

SCTP

Maximumretransmission
timeout

rtoMax

SCTP

Sales information
Table164

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
yes

4.4 LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP Addresses


4.4.1 Description of LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP Addresses
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddressesfeaturedistributestheS1U-planetrafficto
twoIPaddresses,whichenablestheutilizationoftwophysicalEthernetinterfaces(2xGE
or2xFE)and/ordifferentpathswhilekeepingUEflowsintact.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits

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IPnetworkswithtwoseparatetransportpathscanbesupported
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Note: TheFlexiZoneMicro(FZM)supportsonlyonephysicalinterfacefortheU-plane
(forexample,onemainbackhaulport).
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table165
System
release
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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
notsupported

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
AlltheGTP-UpathmanagementmessagesaresupportedbytheeNBforboththemain
localGTP-UpathendpointandthesecondlocalGTP-Upathendpoint.Oneexampleof
thesemessagesistheGTP-UPathSupervisionsECHO REQUEST/RESPONSE
message.TheX2-U-planetrafficofaUEuses,furthermore,onlyoneIPaddress,which
isalwaysmappedtothemainU-planeaddressU1.
S1 GTP-U Path Supervision - Dual U-plane IP addresses
WhentheoperatorhasactivatedtheGTP-UpathsupervisiontoanS-GW'sIPaddress,
theeNBsupervisesbothGTP-UpathstowardsthatS-GW,inparallel.Theexistingalarm
forS1GTP-UPathFailuresisextendedsothattheeNBcanindicatethespecificfailed
GTP-UpathtotheS-GW.IncaseofaGTP-Upathfailure,thespecificfailedGTP-Upath
isindicatedinthealarmmessagebythestartingandtheendpointofthespecificGTP-U
path.WhenoneGTP-UpathisnotavailableanymoretotheS-GW,theeNBraisesthe
GTP-UPathFailurefault(alarm),indicatingthespecificGTP-Upath.Theseverityis
major,andthereportedalarmis7657 BASE STATION CONNECTIVITY DEGRADED.
WhenalsothesecondGTP-UpathisnotavailabletotheS-GW,theeNBraisesthe
GTP-UPathFailurefault(alarm),indicatingthespecificGTP-Upath.Theseverityis
major,andthereportedalarmis7657 BASE STATION CONNECTIVITY DEGRADED.
Feature application scenarios

Note: AllIPaddressesinthescenariosareexemplaryvaluesonly.
ItisexpectedthattheoperatorusesGTPu-path-supervisiontodetectpossible
connectioninterruptionsbetweeneNBsandSGWs.
Basic user scenario 1: two networks, the main goal is routing via separate
networks

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Basicuserscenario1

10.1.1.2/30

MBH
10.1.1.1/30
20.1.1.1/30
10.1.1.5/30

MBH
10.1.1.6/30

Thebasicuserscenario1showsthefollowingcharacteristics:

twoseparateMBH(MobileBackhaul)networks
DL/ULtrafficisdistributedtobothlinksbasedonBTSIPaddresses
decisioncriterion:loadbased(onaverageovertime,~50%ofloadperlink)
ingressandegresstrafficofallbearersbelongingtothesameUEgoesoverthe
samepath

Basis user scenario 2: one network, the main goal is increasing the throughput
Figure25

Basicuserscenario2

10.1.1.1/30

10.1.1.2/30

10.1.1.5/30

10.1.1.6/30

MBH

20.1.1.1/30

Thebasicuserscenario2showsthefollowingcharacteristics:

oneMBHnetwork,twoexternallinkstoeNB
DL/ULtrafficisdistributedtobothlinksbasedonBTSIPaddresses
decisioncriterion:loadbased(onaverageovertime,~50%ofloadperlink)
ingressandegresstrafficofallbearersbelongingtothesameUEgoesoverthe
samepath

Basis user scenario 3: one network, the main goal is to separate traffic in the
network (not in eNB). This is the only use case which is supported by FZM.
Figure26

Basicuserscenario3

10.1.1.1/30
10.1.1.5/30

10.1.1.2/30
10.1.1.6/30

MBH

20.1.1.1/30

Thebasicuserscenario3showsthefollowingcharacteristics:

oneMBHnetwork,oneexternallinktoeNB
twoU-addressesareused,buteNBsupportsonlyonephysicalbackhaulinterface
allDL/ULtrafficgoesoverthesamephysicallink

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TheoperatorwantstoconfigurethesystemthattheLTE1771:DualU-planeIP
Addressesfeaturecanbeusedin.
Actors
Operator:theuserattheNetActconfigurator
Pre-conditions

TheeNBisinservice.
TheNetActisinservice,andtheO&MconnectiontoeNBisestablishedviaOMS.
TheuserplaneIPv4/IPv6addressIPNO-uPlaneIpAddressorIPNOuPlaneIpv6Addressisconfigured.
TheLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharingfeatureisdeactivated,IPNOactSeparationRanSharingissetto'false'.

Main flow

Theoperatoreditsthedeltaplanfilewithatleastthefollowingparameters:

secondaryU-planeIpv4address,IPNO-uPlane2IpAddressrespectively
secondaryU-planeIpv6address,IPNO-uPlane2Ipv6Address
activationflagdualU-planeIPaddresses,IPNO-actDualUPlaneIpAddress
issettotrue

Theoperatordownloadsandactivatestheplanfile.
TheeNBpersistentlystorestheparametervalues.
TheeNBisrestarted.
TheeNBinformstheNetActandtheBTSSiteManageraboutthechanged
configurationvianotifications.

Taking the feature into use and configuring two external Ethernet links and two Uplane addresses
Thefollowingusecaseisanexemplaryconfigurationwithexemplaryvalues.
Figure27

ExemplaryscenariowithtwoexternalEthernetlinksandtwoU-plane
addresses

BTS
internalEthernetinterface,alwaysup,
bandwidthonlylimited
byfastpathprocessingcapacity

VlanIF100
10.0.0.1/24
Lo
12.0.0.1/32UP1
12.0.0.2/32UP2

next-hoprouter
NHIf1
10.0.0.254/24

SGW1
13.0.0.1/24

EIF1

EIF2

VlanIF200
11.0.0.1/24

routing
SRC=12.0.0.1
13.0.0.0/24via10.0.0.254
14.0.0.0/24via10.0.0.254

switching
EIF1,memberofVL100
EIF2,memberofVL200

NHIF2
11.0.0.254/24

SGW2
14.0.0.1/24

12.0.0.1/32via10.0.0.1
12.0.0.2/32via11.0.0.1

SRC=12.0.0.2
13.0.0.0/24via11.0.0.254
14.0.0.0/24via11.0.0.254

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eNBisupandrunning.
TheLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddressesfeatureisnotactive,asecondU-plane
addressisnotconfigured.
TheLTE649:QoS-awareEthernetSwitchingfeatureisactive.
TheFSMr3HWisused.
The1Gb/sEthernetisused.
ThetransportnetworkusesIPv4.
Asinglemobilebackhaulnetworkisused.
TheMBMSisnotused.

Event
Theoperatorwishestoprovidemorethan1Gb/sthroughput.TwoexternalEthernetlinks
andtwoU-planeaddresseswhichtheLTE1771:DualU-PlaneIPAddressesfeature
supportsareused.
Operator activities: preparatory steps network planning
1. Theoperatorplansthetargetnetworkconfiguration,includingIPaddressesand
Firewallsettings;forthisexample,thefinalconfigurationasshowninthefigureis
supposedtobeused.
2. Theoperatordecideshowmuchofthetotalbandwidthavailableonbothinterfacesis
supposedtobeusedfortheGBRtraffic.Forthisexemplaryscenario,avalueof200
Mb/sisassumed.
Operator activities: configuration of the eNB
1. TheoperatorcreatesaplanfilewithFAF=false.
2. TheoperatorconfiguresasecondU-planeaddress.
3. TheoperatorconfiguresVLANsandsource-basedrouting(LTE1244:Source-based
Routing)todistributetrafficfromthetwoU-planeaddressestophysicalports.
4. TheoperatorconfiguresTAC,andhewishestousetheadmittedGBRtrafficto200
Mb/sfortheGBRtraffic.

Note: Itisrecommendedthatthisvalueis<50%ofthetotalbandwidth.
5. TheoperatordownloadstheplanfilewithFAF=false.TheeNBdoesnotrestart.
Operator activities: preparatory steps network set-up and configuration
1. Theoperatorperformsnecessaryhardwareandconfigurationmodificationsinthe
networkandrelatedexternaldevicessuchasplugginglinkcables,configuring
externalrouters,SAEgateways,andsoon.
2. Theoperatordoesaconnectivitycheck(ping)fromthenewlyconfiguredU-plane
addresstotheS-GWIPaddress.
Operator activities: activation of the LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP Addresses feature
Theoperatorenablesthefeatureactivationflag(actDualUPlaneIpAddress),
downloads,andactivatesasecondplanfilewiththeaforementionedsettingsand
FAF=true.
Post-condition

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TheeNBperformsaBTSrestart,allpreviouslyexistingconnectionsarereleased.
Aftertherestart,theeNBisupandrunning,theLTE1771:DualU-planeIP
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AllnewconnectionsaredistributedamongthetwoU-planeaddresses(about50%of
UEsusetheU1address,otherstheU2;thesumusertrafficisexpectedtobe
distributedtoU1andU2roughlyevenly).
TheeNBcanhandle>1Gb/susertraffic.
TheX2trafficusesU1addressonly.
TheeNBmeasurestheGBRtrafficforbothU-planeaddressestogetheranduses
thisforatransportadmissioncontrol.

System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeatureshavetointeractwithLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddressesin
ordertoestablishahigheruserdatathroughputorrouteusertrafficoverdifferent
networkpaths:

TheLTE125:IPv6forU/C-PlanefeatureisrequiredtouseLTE1771:DualU-planeIP
AddresseswithIPv6.
TheLTE649:QoS-awareEthernetSwitchingfeatureisrequiredincasethetrafficis
distributedacrosstwophysicalinterfaces,asitprovidestheneeded"independent
VLANMACaddresslearning".
TheLTE1244:Source-basedRoutingfeatureisneededforcorrectroutingdecisions
whenhavingasinglecoredestinationorIPsecGWdestinationIPaddresses,but
usingtwophysicaland/orlogicalinterfaces.
TheLTE866:FastIPReroutingfeatureisrecommendedforinterfaceresilience;itis
mandatoryincaseswithouttheIPsec,oritcanbeusedwiththeIPsec.
TheLTE1753:BackupIPsecTunnelfeaturemaybeutilizedforinterfaceresilience
withtheIPsec(recommendedwithoutthegeo-redundantsecuritygateway).
TheLTE1401:Measurement-basedTACfeatureisappliedtothesumGBRtrafficof
bothU-planeaddresses.TheoperatorsmustconsiderthisinthemeasurementbasedTACconfiguration.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
TheLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddressesfeatureisusedtoincreasetheuserdata
throughputofthenetworkbetweeneNBandSGWs;forexample,ifthe2x1GEisused
forconnectinganeNBtothetransportnetwork,theoreticallyupto2Gb/scanbe
achieved.
Management data
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ModifiedBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

6150:
EFaultId_GtpuPathFailure

GTP-UPathFailure

Alarm name

7657

BASESTATION
CONNECTIVITY
DEGRADED

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table167

Newparameters

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivationFlagDual
U-PlaneIpAddresses

actDualUPlaneIpAddre IPNO
ss

ActivationFlag
TransportSeparation
ForRANSharing

actSeparationRanShar IPNO
ing

SecondaryMainUPlaneIpv4Address

uPlane2IpAddress

IPNO

SecondaryMainUPlaneIpv6Address

uPlane2Ipv6Address

IPNO

Therearenomodifiedparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Table168

Relatedexistingparameters
Full name

LTACidentifier

Abbreviated name
ltacId

Managed object
LTAC

Sales information
Table169

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
ASW

License control in network


element
-

Activated by default
No

4.4.2 Activating and configuring LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP


Addresses
Before you start
TheeNBmustalreadybecommissioned.TheBTSSiteManager(BTSSM)canbe
connectedtotheeNBeitherlocallyorremotely.AneNBrestartisrequiredafterthe
activationofthisfeature.

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TheeNBisinservice.
TheNetActisinserviceandtheO&MconnectiontoeNBisestablishedviaOMS.
TheuserplaneIPv4/IPv6addressIPNO-uPlaneIpAddressorIPNOuPlaneIpv6Addressisconfigured.
TheLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharingfeatureisdeactivated,IPNOactSeparationRanSharingissetto'false'.

Table170

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1771:DualU-planeIP
Addresses
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivationFlagDualU-PlaneIp
Addresses
(actDualUPlaneIpAddress)

activationflag

restart

SecondaryMainU-PlaneIpv4
Address(uPlane2IpAddress)

optionalconfiguration

no

PrimaryMainU-PlaneIpv6
Address(uPlaneIpv6Address)

optionalconfiguration

no

SecondaryMainU-PlaneIpv6
Address(uPlane2Ipv6Address)

optionalconfiguration

no

Thefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivated/configuredbeforetheactivationoftheDual
U-planeIPAddressesfeature:

TheLTE125:IPv6forU/C-PlanefeatureisrequiredtouseDualU-planeIP
AddresseswithIPv6.
TheLTE649:QoS-awareEthernetSwitchingfeatureisrequiredincasethetrafficis
distributedacrosstwophysicalinterfaces,asitprovidestheneeded"independent
VLANMACaddresslearning".
TheLTE1244:Source-basedRoutingfeatureisneededforcorrectroutingdecisions
whenhavingasinglecoredestinationorIPsecGWdestinationIPaddresses,but
using2physicaland/orlogicalinterfaces.
TheLTE1401:Measurement-basedTACfeatureisappliedtothesumGBRtrafficof
bothU-planeaddresses.TheoperatorsmustconsiderthisinthemeasurementbasedTACconfiguration.

TheLTE505:TransportSeparationforRANSharingfeatureisdeactivated,IPNOactSeparationRanSharingissetto'false'.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate/Configure the Dual U-plane IP Addresses feature.


a) GototheApplication Addressespage.
b) ChecktheDualuserplaneIPaddressesinusecheckbox.

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c) InsertavalidIPv4addressinthefieldforthesecondaryuserplane(optional).
d) IncaseanIPv6networkisusedinsertavalidIPv6addressinthefieldforthe
userplane(optional).
e) IncaseanIPv6networkisusedinsertavalidIPv6addressinthefieldforthe
secondaryuserplane(optional).

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheDualU-planeIPAddressesfeatureisactivated.

4.4.3 Deactivating LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP Addresses


Before you start
TheeNBmustalreadybecommissioned.TheBTSSiteManager(BTSSM)canbe
connectedtotheeNBeitherlocallyorremotely.AneNBrestartisrequiredafterthe
deactivationofthisfeature.
TheActivation Flag Dual U-Plane Ip Addresses
(actDualUPlaneIpAddress)parameterisusedfordeactivation.Modificationofthis
parameterrequiresaneNBrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1771: Dual U-plane IP Addresses feature.


a) GototheApplication Addressespage.
b) UnchecktheDualuserplaneIPaddressesinusecheckbox.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
ThefeatureLTE1771:DualU-planeIPAddressesbeisdeactivated.

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4.5 LTE2063: GNSS Manual Location Entry for Flexi


Zone
4.5.1 Description of LTE2063: GNSS Manual Location Entry for
Flexi Zone
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexiZonefeatureintroducesaGlobal
NavigationSatelliteSystem(GNSS)ManualLocationEntrywhichallowsaGNSSphase
andtimesynchronizationwithconnectivitytoonlyoneGNSSsatellite.Thefeatureis
usedforBTSsitelocationsthatarenotoptimalforsatellite-reception.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureallowsoperationwithconnectivitytoonlyoneGNSSsatellite(versusfour
thataretypicallyrequired).Thiscanbeparticularlybeneficialforindoordeployments
(suchasindoorFzM)orBTSsinurbancanyonsthattendtodealwithpoorGNSS
reception.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table171
System
release
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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThisfeaturerequiresoneofthefollowingGNSSreceivers:

FZMwithintegratedGNSSreceiver(LTE1629:IntegratedGPSSyncforFlexiZone
Micro)
FZMwithintegratedGNSSreceiver(LTE1781:IntegratedMulti-GNSSSyncSupport)

Functional description
Functional overview
AGPSisaspace-basedradio-navigationsystemthatprovidesprecisethreedimensional(3D)positioning(latitude,longitude,altitude)byusingtimesignals
transmittedfromsatellites.Thesignalsalsoallowthereceiverstocalculatethecurrent

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localtimewithgreatprecision,whichallowstimesynchronization.Thissatellite
navigationsystemwithglobalcoverageiscalledaGlobalNavigationSatelliteSystem
GNSS).
Typically,aminimumGPSconstellationisarrangedsothataminimumof4satellitesare
inanunobstructedviewtodeterminelatitude,longitude,altitude,andthetimeforaBTS
asdemonstratedbelow:
Figure28

Typicalenvironmentwithaminimumof4satellites

GNSS satellite
2

Car

GNSS satellite
3

rier
ncy

que

Fre
542

.57

=1
z
GH
z
MH

023

_+ 1,

GNSS satellite
1

GNSS satellite
N

Insomecases,thephysicalobstructionsmaypreventtherequiredfourormore
satellites-receptionfromdeterminingtheantenna'sposition.Suchacasecanbe
observedwhenaBTSisplacedinanurbancanyonenvironment(seefigureUrban
canyonenvironment)orinsideabuilding.

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Descriptionsoftransportandtransmissionfeatures

Urbancanyonenvironment
GPS
satellite
GPS
satellite

obst
S sig

d GP

ructe

GPS
satellite

GPS
satellite

na

ob

sig

st

ru

GP

ct

ed
ct

ed
G

ru

PS

st

sig

ob

na

nal

GPS
satellite

urban
canyon
obstructed
GPS
visibility

WhenaBTSisplacedinenvironmentswithpoorreceptionoftheminimumfourGPS
satellites,itcanresultinahugeBTSinitializationtimeincrease,oritmayfailtobe
initializedatall.Thisfeatureenablestheusertoentermanuallythepositioncoordinates
fortheGNSS-receiverantennainaBTS.Thisimprovesthesystem'savailabilityin
locationswithanobstructedGNSSantennavisibilityandallowstheFlexiZoneMicro
BTStooperateinlocationsthatotherwisemighthavebeenprohibited.Theuserfillsin
theBTSlocationdatabasedontheGPSsatellitecoordinateinformationviaposition
surveymethod.Fouruser-configurableGPSlocationparametersareintroduced:

GNSSreceiveraltitude(altitudeConf)
GNSSreceiverlatitude(latitudeConf)
GNSSreceiverlongitude(longitudeConf)
Locationmode(locationMode)

WhenaBTSisinanenvironmentwithasfewasonesatellite,theusercansetthe
Location mode (locationMode)tosurveyed.Thentheusercanmanuallyenter
theBTSlocationparameters:GNSS receiver latitude (latitudeConf),
GNSS receiver altitude (altitudeConf),andGNSS receiver

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longtitude (longitudeConf).Withtimeinformationobtainedfromonesatellite
whichisaccessible,thismethodallowstheGPStocalculatethecurrentlocaltimewith
greatprecision,whichallowstimesynchronization.Theoperatorshavevariousmethods
availabletocollectthecoordinateinformationoftheGPSsatellite.Below,thereareafew
examples:

usingasurveyorcompany
usingahand-heldGNSSreceiveratanearbylocation;acalculationwhichisbased
onthenearbylocation'scoordinatesandthedistanceofthemeasuredlocationfrom
theactualBTS
usingNokiaHEREmap

TheGNSS receiver latitude (latitudeConf)andGNSS receiver


longtitude (longitudeConf)datashouldbeaccuratetowithin+/-1s(+/-30m)
whenoperatinginthesurveyedmode,usingtheWorldGeodeticSystem1984(WGS84)coordinatesystem.TheGNSS receiver altitude (altitudeConf)data
shouldbeaccuratetowithin+/-30mwhenoperatinginthesurveyedmoderelativetoa
GPSellipsoid.Thesurveyedmodeshouldbeusedwithextremecareandonlyin
situationswhereitisimpossibleorimpracticaltoinstalltheGPSantennainaposition
whereitcantypicallyreceivefourormoresatellitesforasignificantperiodoftime.The
surveyedmodedoesnotreducethesatelliteacquisitiontimeandshouldnotbeusedfor
thispurpose.Theuseofthesurveyedmodeneedstobeusedwithcautionasany
errorsinthesuppliedlocationdatabeyondthespecifiedlimitscanresultinsignificant
timingerrorsorerraticGPSreceiveroperation.
User scenario: enter BTS location manually from NetAct
ThisuserscenariodescribesaNetActusermanuallyenteringtheGNSSantenna
locationwhiletheBTSisinachallengingenvironmentwithlessthanfoursatellite
transmissionsavailable.
Actors
Technician:theuserattemptingtomanuallyentertheGNSSantennalocationfrom
NetAct
Pre-conditions

TheuserisabletomanuallycollecttheBTSlocationinformation.
Thetimeinformationisobtainedfromatleastoneofthesatellites.

Main flow

Theusersets Location mode (locationMode)tosurveyed.


TheuserentersthemanuallycollectedBTSlocationinformationtoGNSS
receiver latitude (latitudeConf),GNSS receiver longtitude
(longitudeConf),andGNSS receiver altitude (altitudeConf).

Post-condition
TheBTSisabletoinitializeandprovidetheLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntry
feature.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
OneofthefollowingfeaturesisrequiredasaprerequisiteforFZM:

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LTE1629:IntegratedGPSSynch
LTE1781:MultiGNSSSupport
LTE80:GPSSynchronization

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenonewormodifiedalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenonewormodifiedmeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenonewormodifiedkeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table172

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

GNSSreceiveraltitude

altitudeConf

MRBTS

GNSSreceiverlatitude

latitudeConf

MRBTS

GNSSreceiverlongitude

longitudeConf

MRBTS

Locationmode

locationMode

MRBTS

Sales information
Table173

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BSW/ASW
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4.5.2 Activating and configuring LTE2063: GNSS Manual


Location Entry for Flexi Zone
Before you start
FortheLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexiZonefeature,thereisno
featureactivationflag(FAF).OnlytheparametersfortheGNSSsatellitemustbe
configured.ChangingtheLocation mode (locationMode)tosurveyedactivates
thisfeature.
Table174

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE2063:GNSSManual
LocationEntry
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

GNSSreceiveraltitude

altitudeConf

MRBTS

GNSSreceiverlatitude

latitudeConf

MRBTS

GNSSreceiverlongitude

longitudeConf

MRBTS

Locationmode

locationMode

MRBTS

Oneofthefollowingfeaturesneedstobeactivated/configuredbeforetheactivationof
theLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexiZonefeature:

LTE1629:IntegratedGPSSynch
LTE1781:MultiGNSSSupport
LTE80:GPSSynchronization

Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the LTE2063: GNSS Manual Location Entry for Flexi Zone feature.
a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SettheGNSS receiver altitude(altitudeConf)parameter'svalue
between-250 ... 10000(inmeters).
d) SettheGNSS receiver latitude(altitudeConf)parameter'svalue
between0 0' 0'' ... 90 90' 90''andselectNorS.
e) SettheGNSS receiver longitude(longitudeConf)parameter'svalue
between0 0' 0'' ... 90 90' 90''andselectEorW.
f) SettheLocation mode(locationMode)parameter'svaluetosurveyed.

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Note: Altitudeisenteredinmeters,latitudeandlongitudeareenteredindegrees,
minutes,andseconds(DMSformat).SelectNfornorth,Sforsouth,Eforeast,orWfor
westfromthedrop-downlistandtypethedegrees(),minutes(),andseconds()into
therespectivecells.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheBTSisabletoinitializeandprovidetheLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryfor
FlexiZonefeature.

4.5.3 Deactivating LTE2063: GNSS Manual Location Entry for


Flexi Zone
Before you start
FortheLTE2063:GNSSManualLocationEntryforFlexiZonefeature,thereisno
featuredeactivationflag(FAF).OnlytheparametersfortheGNSSsatellitemustbe
configured.ChangingtheLocation mode (locationMode)tonavigated
deactivatesthefeature.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the LTE2063: GNSS Manual Location Entry for Flexi Zone feature.
a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
c) SettheLocation mode(locationMode)parameter'svaluetonavigated.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheBTSworksinthenavigatedmode.Inthismode,typically,aminimumoffour
satellitesareinanunobstructedview.

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5 Descriptions of operability features


5.1 LTE790: Signed SW
5.1.1 Description of LTE790: Signed SW
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE790:SignedSWfeatureguaranteesthattheeNBsoftwarepackagesare
genuineproducts(proofoforigin)andthatthesoftwarewasnotmodifiedafterleaving
factory(integrityverification).TheeNBcheckstheoriginandintegrityofsoftwarebefore
itstartstouseit.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thereisnoeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
RiskmanagementisenhancedbyensuringthattheeNBisrunninggenuinesoftware
thatwasnotfakedormodifiedafterleavingfactory.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table175:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementslistshardwareandsoftware
requirementsfortheLTE790:SignedSWfeature.
Table175

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone
Access Point

FDD-LTE15A

Notsupported

FL15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller

OMS

UE

NetAct

MME

SAE GW

15.5

Additional hardware requirements


Noneworadditionalhardwareisrequired.
Functional description
Tobecompliantwiththe3GPPrecommendationTS 33.401,theeNBcheckstheorigin
andintegrityofanysoftwarepackageinstalledinit.TheLTE790:SignedSWfeature
ensuresthatthesoftwarepackagehasnotbeenalteredafterleavingthefactory.This
functionalityenhancesanalreadyimplementedsoftwareverificationprocedure
introducedbyLTE940:SWVerificationAgent.
Software verification procedure
Thesoftwareverificationprocedureisshowninfigurebelow.

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SoftwareverificationprocedureinLTE790

softwaredownload
fromNOLS
softwaretransfer
toeNB
eNBdownloads:
targetBD.xml,hashcontainer,hashcontainersignaturefiles

hashcontainer
verification

signature
ok?

NO

LTE790

YES
extractofsoftwarefiles

YES

softwarefiles
integrityverification

secureboot-up

hash
ok?

hash
ok?

YES

NO

software
rejected

NO

LTE940

ThesoftwareisdistributedtocustomersusingNokiaOnlineServices(NOLS).The
customerthenmayusetheNetActorBTSSiteManagertoinstallsoftwareinan
individualeNB.SoftwareverificationstartsafterithasbeendownloadedtoaneNB.
ThefirstfileexaminedbytheeNBisthehashcontainerinTagetBD.xml.Firstthe
signatureandthenthehashvalueofthehashcontaineritselfisexamined.Thesignature
mustbeprovidedbyanentitythatcanbeverifiedbyaNokiatrustchain.IfaneNBhash
containerfileoritssignaturefileisnotpresent,ortheverificationofthesignaturefailed,
theFailure to verify the signature of a signed software release
faultoccures,andthebase station notificationalarmisraised.Asaresult,
softwaredownloadfailsandmustbere-tried.
Ifthehashcontainerfilespassverification,theeNBexaminesallnewormodifiedfiles.
Foreachindividualfile,theeNBcalculatesahashvalueandcomparesitwiththehash
valuestoredinthehashcontainerfile.Ifhashvalidationfailedorthehashvalueis
missing,theFailure to verify a signed software releasefaultoccures,
andthebase station notificationalarmisraised.Asaresult,software
downloadfailsandmustbere-tried.Ifthevaluesarematching,itmeansthatthe
softwarehasnotbeenmodifiedinanywayandcanbesafelyusedbytheeNB.
Ifallindividualfilespassanintegritycheck,theeNBstoresthesignaturesreceivedwith
thesignedSWdownloadtogetherwiththesoftwarepackageinanon-volatilememory.
ThelocalsignatureisneededfortheeNBtoperformasecureboot.Formore
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Note: Thisfeatureprovidesfullbackwardscompatibilitywitholder(unsigned)software
releases.Ifauserinstallsasoftwarepackagewithoutasignature(forexample,a
softwaredowngradetoanolderrelease),theeNBcontinuestodownloadthesoftware
butgeneratesthe
Unsigned software release has been successfully downloadedfault.Ifit
isadownloadwithoutactivation,theunsignedsoftwarebuildisonlydownloadedtoa
passivefilesystem,andthepreviousbuildisstillused.Ifitisdownloadedwith
activationafteraBTSreset,thenew,downloaded,unsignedsoftwarebuildisused.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE940:SWVerificationAgentisaprerequisitefortheLTE790:SignedSWfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thereisnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thereisnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thereisnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table176:NewBTSfaultslistsBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table176

NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

300

Alarm name

4266:
Failuretoverifythe
EFaultId_SwBuildSign signatureofasigned
atureVerificationAl
softwarerelease

7652

basestation
notification

4267:
Failuretoverifya
EFaultId_SwBuildEle
signedsoftware
mentSignatureVerificat release
ionAl

7652

basestation
notification

4268:
Unsignedsoftware
EFaultId_UnsignedSw releasehasbeen
ReleaseAl
successfully
downloaded

7652

basestation
notification

4269:
Failuretodownload
EFaultId_SwBuildSign softwaredueto
atureMissingAl
missingsoftware
signature

7652

basestation
notification

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Measurements and counters


Nomeasurementsorcountersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Noexistingparametersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table177:SalesinformationlistssalesinformationrelatedtotheLTE790:SignedSW
feature.
Table177

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

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element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.2 LTE1030: Configurable Service Accounts


5.2.1 Description of LTE1030: Configurable Service Accounts
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsfeatureallowstheconfigurationoftheBTS
ServiceAccount'spasswordaswellastheconfigurationofSSHkey-based
authenticationcredentials.Italsoallowstheoperatortoenable/disableaccesstoSSH
andR&DservicesviatheBTSSiteManager.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thereisnoeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
TheconfigurableBTSServiceAccount'spasswordandassociatedaccessservicesgive
theoperatorfullcontroloverlocalandremoteaccesstotheeNB.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table178:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementslistssoftwareandhardware
requirementsoftheLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsfeature.
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Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone
Access Point

FDD-LTE15A

FL15A(onlyFCM
partofFlexi

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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements(Cont.)

System release

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MultiradioBTS.
TheFTMpartis
notinthescope
ofthisfeature)
Flexi Zone
Controller

OMS

UE

NetAct

MME

SAE GW

Additional hardware requirements


Noadditionalhardwareisrequired
Functional description
TheBTSServiceAccountisusedbythetechnicalsupportpersonnelinresponseto
servicerequests.AremoteorlocalserviceaccesstotheeNBisdoneovertheSSH
protocolusingcredential-based(username/password)orkey-basedauthentication.The
LTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsfeatureallowstheoperatortomodifythe
factorydefaultpasswordfortheBTSServiceAccount("toor4nsn")andconfigureupto
tenRSApublickeysforSSHkey-basedauthentication.Theaccountnameisfixedand
can'tbemodified.
Additionally,theoperatorgainscontroloveraccesstoSSHandR&Dserviceportby:

enablingordisablingtheSSHaccesstotheeNB
enablingordisablingR&Dserviceport(TCPportsinthe15001-15006range)
configuringtheSSHsessionlogindelaytimer(thetimebetweenanunsuccessful
loginandthenextpossibleloginattempt)
configuringtheSSHClientAlivetimer(thetimetoautomaticallycloseidleSSH
sessions)

FeatureconfigurationcanbedoneusingtheBTSSiteManager,NetActConfigurator,
andtheNetworkElementAccessControl(NEAC)toolwiththefollowingscope:

BTSSiteManager(oneeNBatatime):

NetActConfigurator(individualormultipleeNBs):

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modifytheBTSServiceAccount'spassword
display,add,modify,anddeleteRSApublickeysstoredintheeNB,whichare
usedforBTSServiceAccountauthentication
configuretheSSHClientAlivetimerandSSHsessionlogindelaytimer
enableordisabletheSSHaccesstotheeNB
enableordisableR&Dserviceports

display,add,modify,anddeleteRSApublickeysstoredintheeNB,whichare
usedforBTSServiceAccountauthentication
configuretheSSHClientAlivetimerandSSHsessionlogindelaytimer
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Note: ForthemicroeNB,SSHandR&Dserviceportssettingisenabledtemporarily
(thesettingisvalidonlyuntiltheeNBisrebooted).Bydefault,rebootdisablestheSSH
accessandR&Dservices.
OnthemacroeNB,theSSHandR&Dserviceportaccesssettingisretainedacross
reboots.

NEACtool(individualormultipleeNBs):

modifytheBTSServiceAccount'spassword

ChangesinfeatureconfigurationusingtheBTSSiteManager(enabling/disablingSSH
accessand/orR&Dservices)aswellasanyinitiationandterminationofanSSHsession
arelogged.TheBTSalsologscommandsexecutedduringtheSSHsession.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thereisnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thereisnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thereisnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Nomeasurementsorcountersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table179:NewparameterslistsnewparametersrelatedtotheLTE1030:Configurable
ServiceAccountsfeature.

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Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

SSHSessionLoginDelay
Timer

sshSessionLoginDelayTimer

SECADM

SSHClientAliveTimer

sshClientAliveTimer

SECADM

ServiceUserPublicKeys

serviceUserPublicKeys

SECADM

KeyValue

keyValue

SECADM

KeyDescription

keyDescription

SECADM

ActivateServiceAccountSSH

actServiceAccountSsh

SECADM

ActivateServicePortState

actServicePortState

SECADM

ServiceAccountSSHStatus

serviceAccountSshStatus

SECADM

ServicePortStatus

servicePortStatus

SECADM

Sales information
Table180:SalesinformationlistssalesinformationrelatedtotheLTE1030:Configurable
ServiceAccountsfeature.
Table180

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.2.2 Configuring LTE1030: Configurable Service Accounts


Before you start
TheLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsfeatureisactivatedbydefault;however,
thereareseveralparametersthatarerelatedtothisfeatureandcanbeconfiguredalong
withit.Theparametersarelistedintablebelow.
Table181

ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts
Parameter

304

Purpose

Requires eNB restart


or object locking

ActivateServiceAccountSSH
(actServiceAccountSsh)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ActivateServicePortState
(actServicePortState)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

SSHClientAliveTimer
(sshClientAliveTimer)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

SSHSessionLoginDelayTimer
(sshSessionLoginDelayTimer)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

ServiceUserPublicKeys
(serviceUserPublicKeys)

optionalconfiguration

no

KeyValue(keyValue)

optionalconfiguration

no

KeyDescription(keyDescription)

optionalconfiguration

no

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ParametersusedforconfiguringLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccounts
(Cont.)
Parameter

Username/Newpassword

Purpose
optionalconfiguration

Requires eNB restart


or object locking
no

SettingsrelatedtothisfeaturecanbefoundinConfigurationService Account
Access Settingsmenu.
Figure31

ServiceAccountAccessSettingsmenu

ThescreenshotaboveistakenfromtheLTE15ABTSSiteManager.
Thefeature,exceptserviceaccountpassword,canalsobeconfiguredusing
Commisioningoption.

Note: Ifyouchangethedefaultpassword,itwillnotbepossibletoreturntoit.Every
passwordmusthaveatleasttwonumbersandanupper-caseandlower-case
character.
Toconfigurethefeature,dothefollowing:

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the parameters related to this feature.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) SelecttheSECADMobjectandsetthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

Activate Service Account SSH(actServiceAccountSsh)


Activate Service Port State (actServicePortState)
SSH Client Alive Timer(sshClientAliveTimer)
SSH Session Login Delay
Timer(sshSessionLoginDelayTimer)

c) RightclicktheSECADMobjectandcreatetheService User Public Keys


(serviceUserPublicKeys)list.SettheKey descriptionandKey
valuetodesiredvalues.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheparamteresrelatedtotheLTE1030:ConfigurableServiceAccountsfeatureare
configured.

5.2.3 Configuring LTE1030: Configurable Service Accounts


using NEAC
ItispossibletochangetheserviceaccountpasswordusingNetAct'sNEACtool.
Purpose
TomodifytheserviceaccountusingtheNetworkElementAccessControl(NEAC)tool,
dothefollowing:

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Procedure
1

Open Start Page on NetAct and navigate to the Security section.

Open the Network Element Access Control tool.

Open the Credential tab.

Press New...

Configure the required options.

forService typeselectPrivileged User Accessfromdrop-downlist


inUserNameentertoor4nsn
inPasswordandConfirm Passwordenterthenewpassword
forNetwork Elementselectthemostsuitableoption

Figure32

Changingthetoor4nsnpasswordinNEACtool

Press Save.

Result
Thenewserviceaccountpasswordhasbeendeployed.ItispossibletologintotheFSM
byusingthemodifiedcredentials.

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5.3 LTE1049: MDT - UE Measurement Logs


5.3.1 Description of LTE1049: MDT - UE Measurement Logs
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogsfeatureallowstheeNodeBtosupportthe
configurationandretrievalofuserequipment(UE)measurementlogsaswellastoreport
thosewithacelltrace.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureenablestheUEmeasurementlogfunctiontominimizethedrivetesteffort.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table182:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table182

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point
FL16

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
Adrivetest(DT)isamanualmethodwhichallowstheoperatortogatherinformation
aboutthenetworkinaparticulararea.Suchparametersastheradiosignalquality,
signalingeventsorthroughputaremeasuredfromthefieldandrecordedbydedicated
equipment.Therearemanyexpensivetoolsusedfordrivetests.Tohavedetailed
informationaboutnetworkbehavior,operatorsshouldperformDTsperiodicallyforthe
wholecoveragearea,duetoconstantlychangingnetworktrafficconditionsandthe
consequentneedforoptimizationactivities.Usingsuchanapproachiscostlyfor
operators.Aminimizationofdrivetests(MDT)hasbeenproposedinordertomeet
operatorrequirements.ItisamethodofcollectingtheDTdatadirectlyfromregularUEs
usedinthenetwork;itisalessexpensiveapproachtoDTs.Therearetwomodesof
MDTmeasurements:

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loggedMDT
immediateMDT

TheLTE1049:MDTUEMeasurementLogsfeatureisfocusedonlyontheloggedMDT
measurementsmode.TheloggedMDTisamodewheretheUEisabletocollect
measurementsduringRRCIDLEstateandstorethemforupto48hours.However,the
configurationparametersfortheloggedMDTmodeandtheloggedMDTmeasurement
reportsshallbesentwhentheUEisintheRRCCONNECTEDstate.
TherearetwoindependenttheloggedMDTinitiationscenarios:

signaling-basedactivation(SBA)-theoperatorinitiatesasubscriber-specifictrace
sessioninNetActorathird-partytoolbyissuinganMDTtracesessionactivation
messagetowardsthecorenetwork(CN);itisnotinthescopeofthefeature.
management-basedactivation(MBA)-theoperatorinitiatesanarea-basedtrace
sessioninNetAct,TraceViewer,ortheBTSSMbyissuinganMDTtracesession
activationmessagetowardsaneNodeB.

Theoperatorinitiatesanarea-basedtracesessioninNetAct,TraceViewer,orthe
BTSSMbyissuinganMDTtracesessionactivationmessagetowardsaneNodeB.The
eNodeBhasstoredtheinformationthattheUEisallowedtoperformMDT
measurementsinRRCIDLEstate.AfterreceivingtheMDTtracesessionactivation
message,theeNodeBstartsselectingcapableUEs,basedontheparameters,and
sendsthemtheconfiguration.WhenLoggedMDTtracesessionstarts,andtheUEisin
RRCCONNECTEDstate,itiscapableofobtainingtheconfigurationmessage.Only
whentheUEisinRRCIDLEstate,itiscollectingtherequiredmeasurementsand
storingthemininternalmemory.WhentheUEcomesbackintoRRCCONNECTED
stateitisabletosendcollectedlogstowardtheeNodeB.
IfoperatorwantstouseUEconsentfunctionality,heneedstoensurethatrelevant
informationisstoredinhomesubscriberserver(HSS).
AnonymizationofdatasenttoTraceCollectionEntity(TCE)ispossibleforMBALogged
MDT.
TheUEmeasurementlogscontainthefollowinginformation:

locationinfo(globalnavigationsatellitesystem(GNSS)informationisoptionalforthe
UE)
timestamp
servingcellID
servingcellmeasurements
neighborcellmeasurements

Measurements configuration
TheMDTmeasurementconfigurationprocedurefortheloggedMDTisunidirectional;it
issenttotheUEbytheRRCsignalingprocedure.TheloggedMDTmeasurement
reportsarelinkedtotheoriginalloggedMDTconfiguration.Itmeansthatanynewlogged
MDTmeasurementconfigurationwillwipeoutanyloggedMDTmeasurementsobtained
withacorrespondingpreviousconfiguration.Therefore,beforesendinganew
LoggedMeasurementConfigurationmessage,theeNodeBwillobtaincollected
measurementsfromtheUE.ThisistoavoidlosinganyMDTdataalreadystoredinthe
UE.

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TheeNodeBactivatesattheUEtherequestedMDTmeasurementviathe
LoggedMeasurementConfigurationprocedure,providingthefollowinginformationtothe
UE:

tracereference
tracerecordingsessionreference
TCEID(ThenetworkhasaconfiguredmappingoftheIPaddressoftheTCE(to
whichtheTracerecordsshallbetransferred)andtheTCEId)
areaconfiguration
logginginterval
loggingduration
absolutetimeandreferencearea'sscope,wheretheUEmeasurementsshouldbe
collected

AreleaseoperationfortheloggedMDTmeasurementconfigurationisrealizedby:

configurationclearance
durationtimerexpiration
Note: DataretrievalwillbecarriedoutbeforesendinganewloggedMDTconfiguration
message.

Measurements reporting
Data availability indicator
WhenaUEisconfiguredforaloggedMDTandhasthemeasurementsinitsmemory,it
setsthedataavailabilityindicatorwithinthefollowingmessages:

RRCConnectionSetupComplete
RRCConnectionReestablishmentComplete
RRCConnectionReconfigurationComplete
Note: ThisistonotifythattheUEhasthemeasurementsinitsmemoryandisableto
sendthemtowardstheeNodeB.

Report retrieval
ThecollectedMDTmeasurementswillberequestedfromeNodeBvia
UEInformationRequestmessageanddeliveredfromUEtoeNodeBvia
UEInformationResponsemessage.Thedataarenormallyretrievedinthecellwherethe
availabilityissignaled.Butthedatawhichareretrievedneednottobefromthecell
wheretheavailabilityissignaled.ThedataoftheUElogsmightbesentinmultipleRRC
signalingmessages.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesarerelatedtoLTE1049:MDTUEMeasurementLogs:

310

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LTE54:Intra-LTEHandoverviaS1
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Impact on interfaces
TheLTE1049:MDTUEMeasurementLogsfeatureintroducesRRCLogged
measurementconfigurationandRRCUEinformationprocedurewhicharesupportedon
Uu,X2,andS1.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenonewmeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table183:Newparameterspresentsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table183

Newparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ActivateMDTlogged
MBA

actMDTloggedCellTrace

LNBTS

TCEIDtoIPmapping

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

CTRLTS

Traceportnumberfor
loggedMDT

loggedPortNum

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

LoggedTCEIP
address

loggedTCEIP

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

LoggedTCEID

loggedTCEId

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

TCEMDTmobile
countrycode

loggedTCEmcc

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

TCEMDTmobile
networkcode

loggedTCEmnc

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

TCEMNClengthin
MDTPLMNidentity

loggedTCEmncLen

CTRLTS

tceIdLogMdtIpMap

MDTloggedcelltrace
sessionidentifier

ltraceId

LTRACE

MDTloggedtrace
enableLoggedMdtTRSSta LTRACE
recordingsessionstart rtStopInd
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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

CellglobalIDEUTRA

eutranCellList

LTRACE

BTSID

btsId

LTRACE

eutranCellList

LCRID

lcrId

LTRACE

eutranCellList

MCC

mcc

LTRACE

eutranCellList

MNC

mnc

LTRACE

eutranCellList

MNClength

mncLength

LTRACE

eutranCellList

MDTloggedcell
configuration

loggedCellConf

LTRACE

CellglobalIDlist

cellId

LTRACE

loggedCellConf

MDTloggedcell
workingmode

mode

LTRACE

loggedCellConf

LoggedMDT
configuration

loggedMDTConf

LTRACE

Anonymizationof
MDTdata

anonymizationMDTdata

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

ForceUEconsent

forceUEconsent

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

LoggedTCEIDin
configuration

loggedTCEId

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

Loggingduration

loggingDuration

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

Logginginterval

loggingInterval

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

MDTlogged
standaloneGNSS
UEsselection

selectOnlyStandaloneGN
SSUes

LTRACE

loggedMDTConf

Trackingarealist

taList

LTRACE

PLMNidentityper
TAClist

plmnPerTAlist

LTRACE

MDTperTACmobile
countrycode

mdtperTAmcc

LTRACE

plmnPerTAlist

MDTperTACmobile
networkcode

mdtperTAmnc

LTRACE

plmnPerTAlist

MDTperTACMNC
lengthPLMNidentity

mdtPerTAmncLen

LTRACE

plmnPerTAlist

MDTloggedtrace
reference

traceReference

LTRACE

TraceID

traceId

LTRACE

traceReference

MDTloggedtrace
referenceMCC

traceReferenceMcc

LTRACE

traceReference

MDTloggedtrace
referenceMNC

traceReferenceMnc

LTRACE

traceReference

MDTloggedtrace
referenceMNClength

traceReferenceMncLen

LTRACE

traceReference

Sales information

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Table184:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table184

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

SWassetmonitoring

Activated by default
No

5.3.2 Activating and configuring LTE1049: MDT - UE


Measurement Logs
Before you start
Table185:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1049:MDT-UE
MeasurementLogspresentsparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringthefeature.
Table185

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1049:MDT-UE
MeasurementLogs
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivateMDTloggedMBA
(ActivateMDTloggedMBA)

activationflag

no

TCEIDtoIPmapping
(tceIdLogMdtIpMap)structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

MDTloggedcelltracesession
identifier(ltraceId)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

MDTloggedtracerec.session
startstopind
(enableLoggedMdtTRSStartStopIn
d)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

CellglobalIDEUTRA
(eutranCellList)structure

optionalconfiguration

no

MDTloggedcellconfiguration
(loggedCellConf)structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

LoggedMDTconfiguration
(loggedMDTConf)structure

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Trackingarealist(taList)

optionalconfiguration

no

PLMNidentityperTAClist
(plmnPerTAlist)

optionalconfiguration

no

MDTloggedtracereference
(traceReference)

mandatoryconfiguration

no

Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using the BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the feature flag.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate MDT logged MBA(actMDTloggedCellTrace)
parameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the TCE ID to IP mapping (tceIdLogMdtIpMap) structure.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
Right-clicktheCTRLTSobject.
SettheNetAct IP address(netActIpAddr).
SelecttheCTRLTSobject.
Right-clicktheCTRLTSobjectandcreatetheTCE ID to IP
mapping(tceIdLogMdtIpMap)structure.
h) Setthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

Configure the LTRACE object.


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

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Logged TCE ID(loggedTCEId)


Logged TCE IP address(loggedTCEIP)
TCE MDT mobile country code(loggedTCEmcc)
TCE MDT mobile network code(loggedTCEmnc)
TCE MNC length in MDT PLMN identity(loggedTCEmncLen)
Trace port number for logged MDT(loggedPortNum)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SelecttheCTRLTSobject.
Right-clicktheCTRLTSobjectandcreatetheLTRACEobject.
SettheMDT logged cell trace session identifier(ltraceId)
andMDT logged trace rec. session start stop
ind(enableLoggedMdtTRSSta rtStopInd)parametervalues.

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g) Right-clicktheLTRACEobjectandcreatetheCell global ID
EUTRA(eutranCellList)structure.

Note: TheCell global ID EUTRA(eutranCellList)canbeconfiguredonlyifthe


Tracking area list(taList)doesnotexist.
h) Setthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

BTS ID(btsId)
LCR ID(lcrId)
MCC(mcc)
MNC(mnc)
MNC length(mncLength)

i)
j)

ConfiguretheMDT logged cell configurationstructure.


SettheCell global ID list(cellId)andMDT logged cell
working mode(mode)parametervalues.
k) ConfiguretheLogged MDT configuration(loggedMDTConf)structure.
l) Setthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

Anonymization of MDT data(anonymizationMDTdata)


Force UE consent(forceUEconsent)
Logged TCE ID in configuration(loggedTCEId)
Logging duration(loggingDuration)
Logging interval(loggingInterval)
MDT logged standalone GNSS UEs
selection(selectOnlyStandaloneGN SSUes)

m) ConfiguretheMDT logged trace reference(traceReference)structure.


n) Setthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

MDT logged trace reference MCC(traceReferenceMcc)


MDT logged trace reference MNC(traceReferenceMnc)
MDT logged trace reference MNC
length(traceReferenceMncLen)
Trace ID(traceId)

Configure the Tracking area list (taList) (optional).


Note: TheTracking area list(taList)canbeconfiguredonlyifthe
Cell global ID EUTRA(eutranCellList)structureisdisabled.
a) Right-clicktheLTRACEobjectandcreateaTracking area list(taList).
b) Right-clicktheLTRACEobjectandcreatethePLMN identity per TAC
list(plmnPerTAlist)structure.

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Tracking area list(taList)ispresent.IfthePLMN identity per TAC
list(plmnPerTAlist)ispresentthenumberoflistentriesforTracking area
list(taList)andPLMN identity per TAC list(plmnPerTAlist)isequal.

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c) Setthefollowingparameterstodesiredvalues:

MDT per TAC MNC length PLMN identity(mdtPerTAmncLen)


MDT per TAC mobile country code(mdtperTAmcc)
MDT per TAC mobile network code(mdtperTAmnc)

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogsfeatureisactivated.

5.3.3 Deactivating LTE1049: MDT - UE Measurement Logs


Before you start
TheActivate MDT logged MBA(actMDTloggedCellTrace)parameterisused
fordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterdoesnotrequireaneNodeBrestart.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1049: MDT - UE Measurement Logs feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate MDT logged MBA(actMDTloggedCellTrace)
parametervaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1049:MDT-UEMeasurementLogsfeatureisdeactivated.

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5.4 LTE1052: Transport Configuration Fallback


5.4.1 Description of LTE1052: Transport Configuration Fallback
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallbackfeaturerevertstheformerworking
configurationofthebasetransceiverstation(BTS)andinformstheoperatoraboutthe
failedconfigurationupdatewhentheBTSfailstoconnecttoitsmanagementnetwork
afteraconfigurationupdate.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Aself-healingmeasurereducestheeffortonnetworkmanagementandmaintenanceby
avoidingsitevisitsandincreasestheavailabilityofthenetworkbecauseoflessoutages.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table186

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point
-

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
WhentheBTSfailstoconnecttoitsmanagementnetworkafteratransportconfiguration
updateviaafullsiteconfigurationfile(SCF)oradeltaSCF,self-healingmeasuresare
applied.Aself-healingmeasureautomaticallyactivatestheprevioustransport
configurationwhentheBTSfailstoconnecttoitsmanagementnetwork.TheLTE1052:
TransportConfigurationFall-backfeatureiscontrolledviaaconfigurationparameter
(activationflag).
Theself-healingmeasureisinitiatedonlyfortransportnetworklayer(TNL)configuration
changes.TheTNLconfigurationreferstotransportparameters.Whentheconfiguration
changesthatcontaintransportandnon-transportchangesareinitiatedandtheBTSfails
toconnecttoitsmanagementnetwork,self-healingmeasureisonlyappliedtothe
transportportionoftheconfigurationchanges,thatis,onlytheprevioustransport
configurationisactivatedandthenon-transportconfigurationchangesarenotreverted.

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Inscenarioswherebothintegratedoperationmediationsystem(iOMS)resiliencyand
transportconfigurationfallbackareconfigured,theautonomousfallbacktotheprevious
configurationshallbeattemptedonlyafteriOMSresiliencyisactivatedanddidnotfixthe
managementplane(M-plane)problem.
WhentheM-planeisestablishedwiththepreviousconfiguration,analarmnotificationis
senttothenetworkmanagementsystem,whichindicatesthatthenewconfigurationis
notactivated.Ifthepreviousconfigurationfails,thereceivednewconfigurationis
activatedagainandtheBTScontinueswiththeregularlinkfailuremechanism.
ThisfeaturedoesnotensurethefulleNBfunctioninallcircumstances,buttheM-plane
connectiontotheeNBisre-establishedincasethatthefailurewasonawrongtransport
parametersetting.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table187:NewBTSfaultsliststheBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table187

NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

61638

Configurationchange
rejectedbyBTS

7665

Alarm name
BASESTATION
TRANSMISSION
ALARM

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table188:Newparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.

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Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Activatetransportconfiguration actTransportConfigFallback
fallback

Managed object
MRBTS

Sales information
Table189

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
ASW

License control in network


element
-

Activated by default
No

5.4.2 Activating and configuring LTE1052: Transport


Configuration Fallback
Before you start
TheActivate transport configuration
fallback(actTransportConfigFallback)parameterisusedforactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterrequireseNBrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1052: Transport Configuration Fallback feature.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) SelecttheMRBTSobject.
c) SettheActivate transport configuration
fallback(actTransportConfigFallback)parametervaluetotrue.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallbackfeatureisactivated.

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5.4.3 Deactivating LTE1052: Transport Configuration Fallback


Before you start
TheActivate transport configuration
fallback(actTransportConfigFallback)parameterisusedfordeactivation.
ModificationofthisparameterrequireseNBrestart.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1052: Transport Configuration Fallback feature.


a) GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.
b) SelecttheMRBTSobject.
c) SettheActivate transport configuration
fallback(actTransportConfigFallback)parametervaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1052:TransportConfigurationFallbackfeatureisdeactivated.

5.5 LTE1058: Plug and Play Extensions


5.5.1 Description of LTE1058: Plug and Play Extensions
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensionsfeatureprovidesPlugandPlaywithoutthe
needforaDynamicHostconfigurationProtocol(DHCP)serverandsupportstheresetof
analreadycommissionedBTSto"notcommissioned"toredocommissioning.In
addition,moredetailedPlugandPlayreportsareprovided.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Noeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
TheLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensionsfeatureallowsusingpowerfuliSONautoconfigurationcapabilitiesinnetworkswithoutaDHCPserver.

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IncaseofmisconfigurationsorsuchoperativeneedsasaBTSrelocation,theoperator
canresettheBTStonotcommissioned,thusexecutingPlugandPlayagain.ThePlug
andPlayproceedingisloggedinreports.DuringPlugandPlayallimportanteventsand
statusesarevisibleinthereportsincludingtimingbehavior.
Requirements
Table190
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A
Flexi Zone
Controller
FL15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

OMS
LTE
OMS15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

FL15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThefeaturesupportstheFSMr3andFZMmodules.
Thefeaturedoesnotsupportthefollowingmodules:

FSME
FTLB
FTLIB

Functional description
Functional overview
TogetanoverviewabouttheautoconnectionfeatureswithorwithouttheDHCPserver,
pleasetakenoticeofthefeatures

LTE154:SONLTEBTSAutoConnectivitywithDHCPserver
LTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensionswithoutDHCPserver

.
LTE154: SON LTE BTS Auto Connectivity

ParametersobtainedfromDHCPserver
IncludesNokia-specificDHCPoptions
Supportsno-touchPlugandPlay
RL50FZ(LTE154:SONLTEBTSAutoConnectivity)-LegacyRL10feature

ForanoverviewofPlugandPlayautoconnectionwithDHCPserver,pleaseseethe
figure:LTE154AutoConnectionwithDHCPserver.

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LTE154Auto-ConnectionwithDHCPserver
Operators Network
DHCP

DNS

Flexi Zone
Small Cell

CA Server

SeGW

OMS

NetAct
iSON Mgr

EPC

LTE1058: Plug and Play Extensions


TheLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensionsfeature:

providesPlugandPlaywithouttheneedforaDHCPserver
allowstheusageoftheBTSSiteManagerformanualparameterentryatsite
supportstheresetofanalreadycommissionedBTSto"notcommissioned"toeither
repeatPlugandPlayautomaticallyorredoamanualcommissioning
providesmoredetailedPlugandPlayreports

TheBTSneedsbasicauto-connectionparametersinordertoestablishconnectionwith
theoperatorsSecurityGateway(SeGW),CertificateAuthorityServer(CAServer),and
ConfigurationServer(iOMS).
Figure34

LTE1058AutoConnectionwithoutDHCPserver
Operators!Network
DHCP

Flexi!Zone
Small!Cell

DNS

CA!Server

SeGW

OMS

NetAct
iSON!Mgr

EPC

Plug and Play without DHCP server


TosupportscenarioswherenoDHCPserverisavailableinthenetwork,thetransport
configurationcanbecommissionedwithaminimumsetofparametersbytheinstaller
whoentersonlyauto-connectionrelevantIP-addressesandparameterswiththeBTS
sitemanager.

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Afterwards,theeNBcontinuesauto-connectionandconnectsautomaticallytothe
OMS/NetActforauto-configuration.
TheNetActauto-configurationworkflowisnotinfluenced.
Mandatory configurable parameters:

IPaddressoftheeNB/managementplane
subnetmaskoftheeNB/managementplane
gatewayfortheeNB/managementplane
IPaddressoftheidentificationserver(hostedbyanOMS)

Optional configurable parameters:

theIPaddressofthecertificateauthority(CA)server(CMPdirectoryserver,or
registrationauthorityserver)
portnumberoftheCAserver
subjectnamefortheCAserver
CMPdirectory(URL)ontheCAserver(mandatoryifanIPaddressoftheCAserver
isconfiguredandthedefaultdirectoryfortheHTTPaccessisdifferentfromhttp://
IPaddress:port/pkix/)

IPsec:
IPaddressofthesecuritygateway-ifconfigured.TheeNBwillsetuptheO&M
connectionwithinanIPsectunnel.
Plug and Play Ethernet VLAN:
ThisVLANIDisusedbytheeNBtoconnecttotheaccessnetworkfortheautoconfiguration.Ifnotgiven,theeNBusesuntaggedEthernetframes.

Note: Theusageofthetransportlayersecurityprotocol(TLS)forPnPisnotdirectly
configurable.Ifthepublickeyinfrastructure(PKI)turnsouttobeconfigured,theeNB
willtrytosetupasecureTLSconnectiontotheOAMsystemintheprobingmode.If
thesecuresetupfails,theeNBwillcontinuePnPinanunsecuremode.
Reset a BTS to not commissioned
Incaseofanyproblems,itispossibletoresetaBTSwithalocalconnectedBTSsite
managertonotcommissioned,thusforcingtheBTStorunthecompletePlugandPlay
sequenceagainortorunamanualcommissioningsequence.
FortherepeatedPnPauto-connectionphase,theBTSusesthepreviouslyconfigured
BTSIDtoidentifyagainsttheidentificationserveroranewone,incasethefield
engineerenteredanewBTSID.
IncaseofaresetduetoBTSrelocation,typicallyanewanduniqueBTSidentifierwillbe
usedforanewsite(andenteredbythefieldengineer).

Note: IncasetheBTSshallberelocatedtoanothersiteandtheFlexiSystemModule
serialnumberisusedasuniqueBTSidentifierontheNetActside,specialattentionis
required.Theexistingconfigurationplanfileneedstobesubstitutedbyanewinitial
planfilebeforetheFlexiSystemModulestartsPlugandPlay.Otherwise,forexample,
theRNWparametersoftheoldsitewillbeappliedtothenewsite.
TheidentificationserverandNetActauto-configurationworkflowareenhancedtoallow
multiplerepeatedPnPsequencesbythesameeNB.

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Themanagement-usercanchoosebetweentwooptions:
1. Withoutdeletingoftheoperatorsecuritycredentialssuchastheoperatorcertificate,
trustanchors,andthelocaloperatoruserIDandpassword-thisisthedefault
setting.WhenPnPissubsequentlyrestarted,nonewinitialkeysigningrequestfora
newoperatorentitycertificateissent.
2. Withdeletingoftheoperatorsecuritycredentials.Forexample,theoperator
certificateisdeleted,thevendorcertificateisrestored,thelocalmaintenanceuser
accountandserviceuseraccountsareresettofactorydefaults.WhenPnPis
subsequentlyrestarted,anewinitialkeysigningrequestforanewoperatorentity
certificateissent,providingthecaseanoperator'sPKIisinplace.Theexecutionof
thecommandneedstobedoubleconfirmedandisloggedintheuser'slogfile.
Plug and Play Report
Whileauto-connectionandauto-configurationarerunning,importanteventsandthe
status,whicharerequiredtoanalyzeproblems,areloggedinthePlugandPlayreportby
theBTS.
Thelogcontainsinahumanreadableform:

allstepsofworkflowwithresults
thestatusandtheresultsoftheworkflowsub-steps
theconnection-setuptoPKI(ifused)
themessages(essentialparts)sentandreceivedto/fromPKIsuchastheinitial
requestandresult(ifused)
theconnection-setuptoOMS
themessagessentandreceivedto/fromOMSsuchastheconnectionestablished
indicationwitharesponse
theidentificationinformationandallparametersreceivedfromBTSSM,ifany
thestatusofNEbeforetheauto-connectionstartswhichincludessuchinformation
asthecertificatenameandSWbuildversion
thetimestampinallloggedmessages;notethatthetimeofday(ToD)isnotavailable
whileauto-connectionisrunning;typically,therelativetimeislogged
detailsofexternalmessagesandrepliestotheDHCPserver,CAserver,
identificationserver(IS),OMSandBTSSM
IPSecwithinternetkeyexchange(IKE)version
incaseofexceptions,thecauseofnegativeresultisincluded

Plug and Play Report upload by the iSON manager


AssoonasiSONisinformedaboutthecompletionoftheeNBauto-configuration,it
uploadstheeNBPlugandPlayreport.FirstthereportisuploadedfromtheeNBtothe
NetActglobalfilesystemandsecondtheiSONmanagerfetchestheplugandplayreport
fromthere.iSONstoresthereportfileintheautomaticsitecreation(ASC)diskareaand
indicatestheplugandplayreportexistenceintheASCSiteuserinterface(UI)tothe
user.

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Note: theiSONmanagershowsthehyperlinktotheplugandplayreportfileinthesite
UIassoonastheplugandplayreportisavailable.Onuserrequest,theiSONmanager
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FordetailsseeUsecase4:PlugandPlayReportUploadfromNetActtotheiSON
manager
Plug and Play Report upload to BTS Site Manager
TheusercanuploadthePlugandPlayreporttotheBTSSMatanytime(evenwhile
Autoconnectionisongoing).
Additional Plug and Play enhancements
auto-connection/configuration
Auto-connectionandauto-configurationcanbefollowedfromtheauto-connection
monitoringdialogueontheBTSSM.Theauto-connectionmonitoringdialogueopens
duringtheBTSauto-connectionandincludestwoadditionalstatusindications:
1. certificateupdate
2. waitforauto-configuration
Use cases
Thefollowingusecasesaredescribed:
Usecase1:BTSauto-connectionwithoutDHCP-server'ssupport
Usecase2:eNBcommissioned-restartofauto-connection
Usecase3:ResettonotcommissionedofaneNBinservice
Usecase4:PlugandPlayReportUploadfromNetActtotheiSONmanager
Figure35:Usecasesillustratesauto-connectionwithoutDHCPandrestartofautoconnectiontriggeredbytheuser.

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Figure35

Usecases

Use!case!1:!no!DHCP!server
in!operators!network,!but
auto-configuration!is!available

NetAct!iSON
auto-configuration

Start
auto-configuration
Local
configured
PnP!transport
parameters

Clear
PnP!state

BTS!site
manager

Use!case!2:!eNB!commissioned
PnP!shall!be!repeated
not
commissioned

Repeat
PnP

BTS!site
manager

Use case 1: BTS auto-connection without DHCP-server's support


TheBTSauto-connectionisused,butthecustomerdoesnotprovidetheDHCP.
Actors:BTSHWinstaller
Trigger:BTSHWisinstalledandtheBTSispoweredup
Pre-conditions:

TheNEisconfiguredwithasoftwareversionsupportingDHCP-lessauto-connection.
TheinstallerhasconnectedtheBTSSMlocally.
TheconnectedBTSSMversionsupportsDHCP-lessauto-connection.
InthecaseofaFlexiZoneeNB:allplatformstartupactionsnecessarytosupportthis
usecasehaveoccurred:

theFxPhasestablishedanIPconnectivitywiththem-planeIPaddress
anyIPSectunnelsrequiredareestablished
theeNBisconnectedtotheNE3Sinterfaceandhasdownloadedits
software/configurationandhascompletedthestartup

Description:
1. TheNEstartstheauto-connectionprocedure.
2. TheAC-monitoringuserInterface(UI)isopenedintheBTSSMandthecurrentAC
statusisdisplayed.
3. TheuserrequestsentryoftheACtransportparameters.

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4. TheAC-parameterUIisopened;incaseanyparametersareavailablealreadyeitherenteredatanearliertimeordetectedautonomouslybytheeNB-theyare
showninthedialogue.
5. TheuserentersormodifiestheACtransportparameters(plusoptionallytheAC
SiteId)intheAC-parameterdialogueandselectstheSendbutton.
6. AwarninginformstotheuserthattheautonomousACprocedurewillbestopped,if
parametersaresenttotheBTS.
7. Afteruser'sconfirmation,theACparametersaresenttotheBTS.
8. TheNEstopstheautomaticAC-procedure.
9. TheNEcontinuestheACwithoutDHCP.
10. Theauto-connectionisfinishedandauto-configurationisrequestedviatheCCN
fromNetAct.
Post-conditions:
TheBTSauto-connectionhasbeenexecutedwithmanuallyenteredACtransport
parameters.
Figure36:Usecase1:VisualizationillustratesaBTSauto-connectionwithoutDHCPserver'ssupport.

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Usecase1:Visualization
BTSsitemgr

BTS

BTSsitemgris
connectedtoBTS

auto-connectionis
startedafterHWinstall
andpower-up

Open ACmonitoringUI
Installerrequestsentryof
auto-connectionparameters
Showcurrentuser
paramcontent

Query ACPARvalues

Reply ACPARparametervalues

BTScollectscontentof AC
parameters(ACPAR)thatmay
havebeenenteredbyuserat
earlierstep

Showcontentof AC
parametersinclsiteidtouser
Usermodifies ACPARatBTSSM
UIandsendsthemtoBTS
Opt:update ACsiteid

Update ACPAR
byuser
Usershowsawarning
thatautomaticprocedure
maybestopped
Userconfirmswarning
Update ACPARvalues
BTSstopsautomaticprocedure,
replacesexisting ACparameter
valueswithdownloadedonesand
restarts ACprocedure
Note:entryof ACsiteidalone
doesnotneed ACrestart
Reply ACPARparametervalues

Use case 2: eNB commissioned - restart of auto-connection


Whileauto-connectionisrunning,theuserwantstotriggerClearandRestartofautoconnectioninordertoremovetheACparametersandrestarttheauto-connection
procedure.
Actors:BTSHWinstaller
Trigger:BTSHWisinstalledandtheBTSispoweredup
Pre-conditions:

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TheNEisconfiguredwithasoftwareversionsupportingtheDHCP-lessautoconnection.
TheNEiscurrentlyperformingtheauto-connectionprocedure.
TheinstallerhasconnectedtheBTSSMlocally.
TheconnectedBTSSMversionsupportsDHCP-lessauto-connection.

Description:
1. TheAC-monitoringuserinterface(UI)isopenedintheBTSSMandthecurrentAC
statusisdisplayed.
2. TheuserrequestsACClearandRestartusingaspecialbuttonintheACmonitoringuserinterface.
a) TheuserisofferedtoremovetheACSiteIdparameter,whichisotherwisekept
perdefault.
b) Theuserisofferedtoremovethesecuritycredentials.
3. AwarningisdisplayedtoindicatethatthisfunctionwillcausetheACproceduretobe
discontinuedandalldata(exceptACSiteId)willbelostintheBTS.
4. Afteruser'sconfirmation,theBTSSMtriggerstheBTStorestarttheauto-connection.
5. TheNEclearsthenode:
a) TheNEdeletesallavailableACparameters.TheACSiteIdisremovedata
distinctrequestonly.
b) TheNEremovesthesecuritycredentials,ifthisoptionwasselectedbytheuser.
6. TheNErestartsauto-connection.
Post-conditions:
TheBTSauto-connectionisrestartedandtheusercandecidewhether

anytransportparametersshallbeenteredmanually
theparametersshallberetrievedbytheBTSautonomously

Figure37:Usecase2:VisualizationillustratesaneNB-commissionedrestartoftheautoconnection.

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Usecase2:Visualization

BTS Site Mgr

BTS

Prerequisite: BTS Site


Mgr is connected to BTS

Auto-connection is
started after HW Install
and Power-up

AC Monitoring UI is opened

Installer requests AC Restart


from respective button

The AC Restart can be requested by user at


anytime while Auto-connection procedure is
ongoing.
Optionally AC Site Id parameter and security
credentials can be removed.

User has to confirm that all


data will be lost and AC will
start from scratch
AC Clear and
Restart

After confirmation by
user:
BTSSM stops AC
ClearAutoconnParams Request

Stop the ongoing


Auto-connection procedure
Reset all AC parameters to
default values (except
AC Site Id)
Remove security credentials if required by user
Ack/Nack

Restart
Auto-connection

Use case 3: Reset to not commissioned of an eNB in service


TheusecasedescribesthescenariowheretheeNBisresettonotcommissionedstate
fromBTSSMlocallyandrestartsauto-connectionand-configuration.
Actors:UseratBTSSM
Pre-conditions:

TheNEisinstalledandinserviceoratleastauto-connection/configurationisstarted.
ThepreparedplanisavailableinNetActanduptodatewithrelationtotheNESW
version.
Note: Theplanneedsbeupdated/re-createdafterareleaseupgradeoftheNE.

TheBTSSMisconnectedlocallytotheNE.

Description:

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1. TheuserattheBTSSMrequestsaconfigurationresetforthelocallyconnectedNE.
Optionallytheusertakestheoptionsto:
removetheAutoconnectionSiteIdvalue
removethesecuritycredentials

2. TheNEverifiesthecurrentstatetocheckwhetherConfigResetcanbehandled,
needtoberejected,orotheroperationsneedtobeaborted.
3. TheNEinitializesasrequestedand:
removestheconfigurationdataexcepttheACSiteIdparameter,which-if
available-iskeptperdefault
removesthesecuritycredentials,ifexplicitlyrequestedbytheuser

4. TheNErestartsandfindsitselfuncommissioned.
5. TheNErestartsauto-connectionusingthestoredACSiteIdforidentification-ifit
wasn'tremovedexplicitly-andconnectstoOMS.
6. TheNEsendsanotificationtoiOMS/NetActtorequestauto-configuration(CCNwith
commissioningRequired=TRUE).

Note: TheCCNincludesadditionalparameterslikeautoConfBlocked.
7. NetActverifies,whethertheauto-configurationworkflowshallberestarted.
8. NetAct(re-)startstheAutoconfigurationworkflow.

Note:

ThepreparedplanisdownloadedtotheNEandactivated.
TheSWversionisdownloadedfromNetActtotheNEthatisindicatedinthe
preparedconfigurationplan;incasethesameSWversionisalreadyinstalled,the
filetransferisskipped.

Post-conditions:

TheNEisrestartedwiththeSWversionasindicatedinthepreparedplan.
TheM-planeconnectionisre-established.
TheNEisinservice,buttheconfigurationdatamaybeofolderversion.
Incasethepreparedplanwasn'tupdatedbytheuserforsometimetheconfiguration
changeswillbemissingaccordingly.
Note: TheResetcanbetriggeredalsoinstatelocked/blockedoftheNEcells.While
reset/re-configurationoftheNEthosestateswillvanish.

Figure38:Usecase3:VisualizationillustratesaresettonotcommissionedofaneNBin
service

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Usecase3:Visualization

BTS Configuration Reset followed by AutoConnection and AutoConfiguration


BTSSM

eNB

NetAct

iOMS

User requests Configuration


Reset for the connected NE
from Configuration menu
User is asked for confirmation
of the Configuration Reset
ConfigurationResetRequest
eNB checks status, eventually sends negative reply
to CMS on ongoing O&M operations or rejects the
Reset (while activation is ongoing). Otherwise
configuration data are removed from NVS.
Ack/Nack

NE RESET
eNB restarts Autoconnection taking former AC Site
Id into account - if requested in Configuration Reset
eNB requests
Autoconfiguration
CCN (commissioningRequired)

CCN (commissioningRequired)
AC workflow starts SW
download
swMassDownloadRequest

swUpdateRequest

SW file transfer
swUpToDate (success)

swDownloadReply (success)
next AC workflow step
Plan download

eNB activates SW
eNB Reset

beginDownloadRequest

FileLoadPrepare

OMS retries plan download


when no reply
CB
CCN (commissioningRequired)

CCN (commissioningRequired)
CCN is ignored
Autoconfiguration is ongoing

FileLoadPrepare (Retry)
Plan download
fileLoadCompleted

operationFeedback
next AC workflowstep
Plan upload

Plan activation
Auto configuration is ended
from NE point of view

next AC workflowstep
Plan upload

Plan upload

Use case 4: Plug and Play Report Upload from NetAct to the iSON manager

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Theusecasedescribestheuploadoftheauto-configurationreporttotheiSONmanager.
Theuploadistriggeredassoonastheauto-configurationiscompletedandthePnP
reportfileissuccessfullyuploadedtotheNetActfilesystem.
Pre-conditions:

Auto-connectionhasbeenperformedwithsuccess.
TheM-planeconnectioneNBiOMSNetActissetup.
Theauto-configurationisfinished.
TheNetActCMhasmarkedtheauto-configurationstatusaccordingtoitsresult.
ThePnPreportfileisuploadedtotheNetActfilesystem.
TheiSONmanagerhasregisteredtotheauto-configurationstatus.

Description:
1. iSONisinformedabouttheauto-configurationstate(completed/failed)bythestatus
updatenotification(iSONisregisteredtotheautoconfigurationstatusmaintainedby
theNetActCM).
2. iSONsetsupatimertoalloweNB,iOMSandNWI3mediationtouploadthePnP
reportfiletotheNetActfilesystemaftertheauto-configurationisfinished.
3. Afterthetimerexpiry,iSONtriggerstheuploadofthePnPreportfiletotheautomatic
sitecreation(ASC)diskareathatisdedicatedforthatpurpose.
4. iSONindicatestheexistenceofthePnPreporttotheuserintheASCSiteUI
(hyperlinktoPnPreportisshown).
5. OnuserrequestiSONvisualizesthecompletehumanreadablePnPreport.
Post-conditions:

Theauto-configurationreportisuploadedtotheASCandstoredinthededicated
ASCrepository.
Theauto-configurationreportexistenceisindicatedinASCSiteUI.
Onrequesttheauto-configurationreportisvisualizedtotheuser.

System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesinfluenceLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensions:

LTE1992:HWReplacement
RP000579autoconnectionwithoutDHCPserver
ThisfeaturecoverstheDHCP-lessPnPforFDSW.ItalsoenablesclearingautoconnectionparametersintheBTSandrestartingtheauto-connection.
RP000514BootupSW
Thefeaturedefinestheauto-connectionreportforFDSW.
RAN2559PlugandPlayExtensions
ThefeaturecontainsthesamefunctionalityasLTE1058:PlugandPlayExtensions
forWCDMA.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeatureimpactsthefollowinginterfaces:

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PnP-reportuploadtoNetAct
interfacesbetweentheOMSandNetAct
PlugandPlayreportuploadtoNetAct
interfacebetweentheBTSandBTSSM

enhancedACstatusinformationfromtheBTSOMtoBTSSM
ACTRSparametersdeliveredfromtheBTSSMtoTRS
configurationresetincludingtheoptiontoremovesecuritycredentials
PnPreportuploadfromtheBTSOMtoBTSSM

Impact on network management tools


Noimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeatureimpactssystemperformanceandcapacityasfollows:

OMSsupportsthestorageofthePlugandPlayreportfilesforareasonablenumber
ofconnectedNEs.
NetActsupportsthestorageofthePlugandPlayfilesforthemanagedeNBs.

Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Nomeasurementsorcountersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Nonewparametersarerelatedtothisfeature.
ThefollowingparameterscanbeenteredfromBTSSMforDHCPlessPnP.

auto-connectionSiteIdforBTS
BTSmanagementplane
Defaultgateway
Identificationserver
CMP/CAserver
CAsubjectname
CMPdirectory
CMPURL
Securitygateway
VLANID

Sales information

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Table191:SalesinformationpresentsthesalesinformationfortheLTE1058:Plugand
PlayExtensionsfeature.
Table191

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
yes

5.6 LTE1103: Load Based Power Saving for Multi-layer


Networks
5.6.1 Description of LTE1103: Load Based Power Saving for
Multi-layer Networks
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeaturesavesenergy
duringlow-loadperiodsinthenetworkwherethereismorethanoneprovisioned
frequency.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeaturereducesoperatingexpenditure(OPEX)bysavingelectricityduringoff-peak
hours.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table192

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FL15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point
-

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview

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TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeatureallowsthe
operatortosaveenergyduringlow-loadperiods.Theload-basedpowersavingislimited
totheresourceswithinasingleevolvednodeB(eNB).
Thepowersavingmode(PWSM)allowstheoperatortousetheLTE1103:LoadBased
PowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeatureaccordingtocellconfigurationandpower
amplifiermapping.ThecellsintheeNBcanbegroupedforPWSM.Thesepowergroup
cellshavethesamecoverageandtheLoad-based power saving cell switch
off order(lbpsCellSOOrder)parameterdefinestheorderinwhichthepower
groupcellsareswitchedoff.
TheeNBmonitorstheloadintheservedcellsandtriggerscellswitchoffonceallofthe
followingconditionsaremet:
Duringthetimeofthedaydefinedbytheuserforcellswitchoff.
TherearenoongoingemergencycallsandnoqueuedmessagesforEarthquakeand
TsunamiWarningSystem(ETWS)orCommercialMobileAlertSystem(CMAS)inthe
cell.
Thecompleteloadofthecellsinthepowersavinggroupisbelowthelowload
threshold.
Theestimatedcompleteloadimmediatelyaftercellswitchofffortheremainingactive
cellsinthepowersavinggroupdoesnotexceedthehighloadthreshold.

Note: TheeNBwillnotswitchoffapowergroupcellandwillswitchonacellinenergy
savingmodeiffault7651 BTS degradedisraisedontheeNBorifthecellhasanyof
thefollowingfaults:

7653 Cell faulty


7654 Cell operations degraded

SimilartotheLTE914:GracefulCellShutdownfeature,theLTE1103:LoadBasedPower
SavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeaturegraduallyreducescellpowersothattheactive
callsarehandedoverbeforecellswitchoff.Thecellisbarredbeforeitisswitchedoffin
theeNB.Thetrafficismovedtoothercellsduringcellswitchoff.TheeNBturnsthe
poweramplifiertostandbymode.

g
g

Note: SwitchingoffofallcellsintheeNBispossibleforspecialcasessuchasindoor
officeenvironmentwithmacrocellcoveragefromanothereNB.Thecellisactivatedat
adefinedtimeoftheday.
Note: Ifacellisbeginningtoswitchoffandtheoperatorwantstorevertthecelltofull
power,performthefollowingsteps:
1. SettheLoad-Based Power Saving Suspended(lbpsSuspended)PSGRP
parametervaluetotrueandtheAdministrative
state(administrativeState)LNCELparametervaluetolocked.This
completesthecellswitchoffthatmustbedonebeforeswitchingonthecell.All
otherpowersavinggroupcellswithadministrativeStateLNCELparameter
settounlockedwillhaveservicesenabled.
2. SettheadministrativeStateLNCELparametervaluetounlockedtoenable
servicesinthecell.

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TheeNBcontinuestomonitortheloadontheactivecellsafterthecellswitchoff.Acell
thatwasswitchedoffcanbeactivatedifthetotaltrafficloadoftheactivecellsinthe
powersavinggroupexceedstheuser-definedhightrafficthreshold.
TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeaturedoesnot
requiretheexchangeofX2databetweenFlexiMultiradioBTSs.Itisrecommendedto
firstswitchoffthehigherfrequencylayer.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeatureaffectsthe
followingfeatures:

LTE1117:LTEMBMS
Acellconfiguredtosupportmultimediabroadcast/multicastservice(MBMS)cannot
participateinload-basedpowersaving.Energysavingmustnotbeconfiguredto
switchoffacellthatisconfiguredforMBMS.
LTE432:CellOutageDetection
Celloutagedetectionisnottriggeredforacellinenergysavingstate
(energySavingStateparameter=1).
LTE494:CommercialMobileAlertSystem
Energysavingmustnotbeconfiguredtoswitchoffthelastenabledcellinthepower
savinggroupconfiguredtoprovideCMASservice.Also,acellisnotsettoenergy
savingstateiftherearequeuedCMASmessages.
LTE843:ETWSBroadcast
Energysavingmustnotbeconfiguredtoswitchoffthelastenabledcellinthepower
savinggroupthatisconfiguredwiththeLTE843:ETWSBroadcastfeature.Also,a
cellcannotbesettoenergysavingstateiftherearequeuedETWSmessages.
LTE1685:NeighborRelationRobustness
Existingneighborrelationsdonotchangewhenacellisinenergysavingstate.The
neighborcellsbecomeavailablewhenthecellisrestored.
LTE495:OTDOA
Energysavingisnotallowedtoswitchoffthelastenabledcellinthepowersaving
groupthatisconfiguredwiththeLTE495:OTDOAfeature.
LTE1542:FDDSupercell
Thecreationofpowersavinggroupsmustrecognizethatasupercellistreatedasa
singlecellthathastwosub-cells,whichservethesamearea.
enhancedinter-cellinterferencecoordination(eICIC)features:

LTE1113:eICIC-macro
LTE1496:eICICmicro

ThecellthatisswitchedoffinformstheothercellinaneICICpartnership.
loadbalancing/loadequalizationfeatures:

LTE1140:Intra-frequencyLoadBalancing
LTE1841:Inter-frequencyLoadEqualization
LTE1531:Inter-frequencyLoadBalancingExtension
LTE1170:Inter-frequencyLoadBalancing
LTE1387:IntraeNodeBInter-frequencyLB

ThevalueofthelbpsMaxLoadparameterforenergysavingmustbelessthanthe
valueofthefollowingloadbalancing(LB)thresholdparameters:

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highLoadGbrDl
highLoadNonGbrDl
highLoadPdcch

ThisreducestheprobabilitythatLBwillbeusedtobalancetheloadacrossthe
activecellswhiletherearedisabledpowergroupcellsbecauseofenergysaving.
radiofrequency(RF)sharingfeatures:

LTE435:RFSharingWCDMA-LTE
LTE1556:3-RATRFSharing2G-3Gand2G-4G
LTE1829:LTE-LTERFsharing

Itisrecommendedthatenergysavingisnotconfiguredforcellsinthepowersaving
groupthatsupportRFsharing.
Impact on interfaces
TheloadontheS1interfaceisthesameorlesswhentheoperatorinitiatesthecell
shutdown.
Impact on network management tools
Anintegratedself-organizingnetwork(iSON)managerapplicationcanbeusedtocreate
andupdatethepowersavinggroupsattheselectedsetofeNBs.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Theoverallcapacityofeachpowersavinggroupisreducedtoonlywhatisneededby
theUEsinthesystem.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table193:Newcountersliststhecountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table193

Newcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8020C7

Sampleswhenthecellisin
powersavingmode

LTECellAvailability

M8020C8

Numberofcellstatechanges
topowersavingmode

LTECellAvailability

Table194:Modifiedcountersliststhecountersmodifiedbythisfeature.
Table194

Modifiedcounters

Counter ID
M8020C1

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Counter name
Numberofcellstatechanges
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Modifiedcounters(Cont.)

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8020C2

Numberofcellstatechanges
tounplannedunavailable

LTECellAvailability

M8020C4

Sampleswhenthecellis
plannedunavailable

LTECellAvailability

M8020C5

Sampleswhenthecellis
unplannedunavailable

LTECellAvailability

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table195:Newparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table195

Newparameters

Full name

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Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Activateload-based
powersaving

actLBPowerSaving

LNBTS

Energysavingstate

energySavingState

LNCEL

Load-basedpower
savingiSONcontrol
enabled

lbpsISONCtlEnabled

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savinglastcell
minimumload

lbpsLastCellMinLoad

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savinglastcellswitch
offenabled

lbpsLastCellSOEnabled

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savingmaximumload

lbpsMaxLoad

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savingminimumload

lbpsMinLoad

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savingPDCCHload
offset

lbpsPdcchLoadOffset

PSGRP

Powersavinggroup
identifier

psGrpId

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savingcelllist

lbpsCellList

PSGRP

Load-basedpower
savingcellswitchoff
order

lbpsCellSOOrder

PSGRP

lbpsCellList

LTEcellconfiguration
identifier

lnCelId

PSGRP

lbpsCellList

Load-basedpower
savingperiodlist

lbpsPeriodList

PSGRP

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

Load-basedpower
savingdayofweek

lbpsDayOfWeek

PSGRP

lbpsPeriodList

Load-basedpower
savingduration

lbpsDuration

PSGRP

lbpsPeriodList

Load-basedpower
savingstarttimehour

lbpsStartTimeHour

PSGRP

lbpsPeriodList

Load-basedpower
savingstarttime
minute

lbpsStartTimeMinute

PSGRP

lbpsPeriodList

Load-BasedPower
SavingSuspended

lbpsSuspended

PSGRP

lbpsPeriodList

Table196:Relatedexistingparametersliststheexistingparametersrelatedtothis
feature.
Table196

Relatedexistingparameters

Full name
IdleTimeThreshold
forLTENeighbour
Relations

Abbreviated name
idleTimeThresLteNR

Managed object

Structure

LNBTS

Intra-andinter-freq.
loadSettings
loadbal.commonload
settings

LNCEL

Cellcapacityclass
value

cellCapClass

LNCEL

loadSettings

Modeforcalculating
theCACinloadbal.
andeICIC

mlbEicicOperMode

LNCEL

loadSettings

Nominalnumberof
PRBsforload
balancing

nomNumPrbNonGbr

LNCEL

loadSettings

DLGBRresource
targetload

targetLoadGbrDl

LNCEL

loadSettings

DLnon-GBRresource targetLoadNonGbrDl
targetload

LNCEL

loadSettings

PDCCHtargetload

targetLoadPdcch

LNCEL

loadSettings

UplinkCACsource
selection

ulCacSelection

LNCEL

loadSettings

StaticCACforuplink

ulStaticCac

LNCEL

loadSettings

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ASW

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5.6.2 Activating and configuring LTE1103: Load Based Power


Saving for Multi-layer Networks
Before you start
TheActivate load-based power saving(actLBPowerSaving)parameteris
usedtoactivatethefeature.ModificationofthisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestart
orobjectlocking.
Table198

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1103:LoadBased
PowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeature
Parameter

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Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

Activateload-basedpowersaving
(actLBPowerSaving)

mandatory

no

Powersavinggroupidentifier
(psGrpId)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingiSON
controlenabled
(lbpsISONCtlEnabled)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavinglastcell
minimumload
(lbpsLastCellMinLoad)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavinglastcell
switchoffenabled
(lbpsLastCellSOEnabled)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersaving
maximumload(lbpsMaxLoad)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersaving
minimumload(lbpsMinLoad)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingPDCCH
loadoffset(lbpsPdcchLoadOffset)

mandatory

no

LTEcellconfigurationidentifier
(lnCelId)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingcell
switchofforder(lbpsCellSOOrder)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingdayof
week(lbpsDayOfWeek)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingduration
(lbpsDuration)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingstart
timehour(lbpsStartTimeHour)

mandatory

no

Load-basedpowersavingstart
timeminute(lbpsStartTimeMinute)

mandatory

no

Load-BasedPowerSaving
Suspended(lbpsSuspended)

mandatory

no

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Set the activation flag.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate load-based power saving(actLBPowerSaving)
parametervaluetotrue.

Create a new PSGRP object.


a) Right-clicktheselectedLNBTSobject.
b) CreateanewPSGRPobject.
c) Definethevalueforthefollowingparameters:

g
4

Power saving group identifier(psGrpId)


Load-based power saving iSON control
enabled(lbpsISONCtlEnabled)
Load-based power saving last cell minimum
load(lbpsLastCellMinLoad)
Load-based power saving last cell switch off
enabled(lbpsLastCellSOEnabled)
Load-based power saving maximum load(lbpsMaxLoad)
Load-based power saving minimum load(lbpsMinLoad)
Load-based power saving PDCCH load offset
(lbpsPdcchLoadOffset)
Note: Theparameters,exceptforthepsGrpIdparameter,havedefaultvaluesset
duringtheobjectcreation.Modificationofthedefaultvaluesisnotmandatory.

Define the serving cells and switch-off order in the power saving group.
a) ExpandtheselectedPSGRPobject.
b) SelecttheLoad-based power saving cell list(lbpsCellList)
parameter.
c) Performthefollowingconfigurations:

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CreateanentryintheLTE cell configuration


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Note: AcellmustbeamemberofonlyonepowersavinggroupandeachlnCelId
parametermustmatchthelnCelIdofanexistingLNCEL.

SettheLoad-based power saving cell switch off


order(lbpsCellSOOrder)parameterwithauniquevalueforeachcell
rangingfrom1to100.
Note: Thecellassignedwiththelargestvalueisnotswitchedoffifthe
lbpsLastCellSOEnableparameterissettofalse.
Theparametervalueof100canbeassignedtomultiplecells.

Create an entry for each energy saving time period and define all the
parameters within the structure for each time period.
a) SelecttheLoad-based power saving period
list(lbpsPeriodList)parameter.
b) Definethevalueforthefollowingparameters:

Load-based power saving day of week(lbpsDayOfWeek)


Load-based power saving duration(lbpsDuration)
Load-based power saving start time
hour(lbpsStartTimeHour)
Load-based power saving start time
minute(lbpsStartTimeMinute)
Load-Based Power Saving Suspended(lbpsSuspended)

ThelbpsStartTimeHourandlbpsStartTimeMinuteparametersdefine
thestarttimeforthepowersavingperiod.Thepowersavingperiodendsafter
thenumberofminutesdefinedinthelbpsDurationparameterhaslapsed.

g
6

Note: TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeaturedoes
notsupportdaylightsavingtime(DST).

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeatureisactivatedin
theeNB.Thecontrolparametersandpowersavinggroupsaredownloadedand
activatedintheeNB.

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5.6.3 Deactivating LTE1103: Load Based Power Saving for


Multilayer Networks
Before you start
TheActivate load-based power saving(actLBPowerSaving)parameter
deactivatesthefeature.ModificationofthisparameterdoesnotrequireeNBrestartor
objectlocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedure,performthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Configure the Activate load-based power


saving (actLBPowerSaving) parameter.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate load-based power saving(actLBPowerSaving)
parametervaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1103:LoadBasedPowerSavingforMulti-layerNetworksfeatureisdeactivated
intheeNB.Thecellsinenergysavingstateareswitchedon.

5.7 LTE1225: Parameter Level Logging of BTS User


Events
5.7.1 Description of LTE1225: Parameter Level Logging of BTS
User Events
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUserEventsfeatureallowsamore
detailedaudittrailbyincludingchangesinparametervaluesmadebytheuserwiththe
BTSSiteManagerorTransportWebpage.OnceNetActretrievestheloggedcontent,the
operatorisabletotrackchangeswiththeAuditTrailapplicationinNetAct.
Benefits

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End-user benefits
Thereisnoeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
WithanenhancedeNBlogging,theoperatorisprovidedwithmoredetailedinformation
aboutchangesintheeNB'sconfiguration.Moredetailedlogsenhancesecurityandease
troubleshooting.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table199:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementslistssoftwareandhardware
requirementsoftheLTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUserEventsfeature.
Table199

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone
Access Point

FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

FL15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller

OMS

UE

NetAct

MME

SAE GW

NetAct15.5

Additional hardware requirements


Noneworadditionalhardwareisrequired.
Functional description
TheLTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUserEventsfeatureaddsparameterlevelinformationtotheRemoteUserEventManagement(RUEM)logforanychange
thatwastriggeredwiththeBTSSiteManagerorTransportWebpage.
Logging changes done with the BTS Site Manager
EverychangethatisdonewiththeBTSSiteManagerthatmodifieseNB'sconfiguration
oraffectsanyserviceissavedintheRUEMlog,togetherwiththeparameter-leveldetails
oftherequestandacorrespondingresponse.Parameterdetailstypicallyinclude:

managedobject(MO)
parametername
newvalueoftheparameter

EachentryintheRUEMlogfilealsoincludesinformationaboutthesystemresponse
(whethertherequestwassuccessfullyexecuted).

Note: Parameterswithconfidentialinformationsuchasuserpasswords,certificate
referencenumber,pre-sharedkeys,privatekey,bluetoothpairingsecrets/sitespecific
secret/relationship/pins/passkeysaremaskedbeforetheyaresavedintheRUEMlog
files.
Logging changes done with the Transport Webpage

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ChangesdoneviatheTransportWebpagethataffecttheeNB'sserviceortriggera
configurationchangearealsologgedtogetherwithparameter-leveldetails.Inthis
feature,localandremoteIPtrafficcapturingrequestsissuedviaTransportWebPageis
loggedwithparameter-leveldetails.
Overviewofparameters'loggingisshowninthefigurebelow.
Figure39

LoggingofparametersusingAuditTrail

AuditTrail

CentralLog
Repository

Name1,Value1
Name2,Value2

Name1,Value1
Name2,Value2

BTS
SiteManager
Name1,Value1
Name2,Value2
parameters

eNB

LocalLog
Repository

WebBrowser

System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE1225:ParameterLevelLoggingofBTSUserEventsfeaturerequiresthe
LTE667:UserEventLogManagementfeaturetobeenabled.
Impact on interfaces
Thereisnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thereisnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thereisnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters

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Nomeasurementsorcountersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Nokeyperformanceindicatorsarerelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Noparametersarerelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table200:SalesinformationlistssalesinformationrelatedtotheLTE1225:Parameter
LevelLoggingofBTSUserEventsfeature.
Table200

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.8 LTE1227: Flexi Multiradio BTS SW Download for


Antenna Line Devices
5.8.1 LTE1227: Flexi Multiradio BTS SW Download for Antenna
Line Devices
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLineDevicesfeature
introducessoftwaredownloadcapabilityforantennalinedevices(ALDs),likemasthead
amplifiersandremoteelectricaltiltactuatorsviathestandardbasetransceiverstation
(BTS)software(SW)managementfromNetActandBTSsitemanager(BTSSM).
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureprovidesthefollowingbenefitstotheoperator:

minimizesserviceinterruption
eliminatessitevisitsincaseofALDsoftwareupgrade
eliminatestowercrewvisitsincaseofALDsoftwareupgrade

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements

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Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS
FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
Theantennalinedevices(ALDs)requireperiodicsoftwareupdatessincenewfeatures
andbugfixesareprovidedbyALDvendors.WithouttheLTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTS
SWDownloadforAntennaLineDevicesfeature,theALDsoftwareupdaterequiresboth
anALDserviceinterruption(tofacilitatecommunicationwiththeALDhardware)anda
sitevisit.AtowercrewmightberequireddependingonhowtheALDequipmentis
installedatthesite.TheLTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLine
Devicesfeatureintroducesthecapabilityforanoperatortoremotely(fromaNokia
managementstation)updatetheALDsoftwareoneitherofthefollowingmanagement
stations:

NetActsoftwaremanagerapplication
BTSSMapplication

TheALDsoftwareupdaterequiresthattheALDsoftwareispackagedaccordingto
Nokiasoftwarepackagingstandards.AnALDsoftwareupdate-specificbuilddescriptor
iscreated,whichclassifiesthesoftwareelementsinasoftwarepackage.Theoperatoris
responsibleforobtainingtheALDsoftwareimageassociatedwiththeALDhardwarethat
isinstalledateachsite.TheoperatorisalsoresponsibleforpackagingtheALDsoftware
imagewithanappropriatebuilddescriptor.Tohelptheoperatorindoingthis,the
LTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLineDevicesfeatureprovides
aBTSSMapplicationthatassiststheoperatorincreatinganappropriateALDsoftware
update-specificbuilddescriptor.TheoperatorzipsthisbuilddescriptorwiththeALD
softwareimagetocreateanALDsoftwarepackagethatisreadyforstagingand
distribution.
WhentheALDsoftwareisproperlypackaged,theoperatorstagestheALDsoftware
eitheronNetActorBTSSM.Thisisachievedbyusingtheexistingsoftwarestaging
mechanismsthatareavailableonNetActandBTSSM.TheLTE1227:FlexiMultiradio
BTSSWDownloadforAntennaLineDevicesfeaturedoesnotchangetheexisting
softwarestaginginterface.
TheoperatorstartstheALDsoftwareupdateprocedurewhenthestagingisdone.The
ALDsoftwareupdateprocedureisachievedbyusingtheexistingsoftwaredownloadand
activationinterfacesthatareprovidedbyNetActandBTSSM.TheLTE1227:Flexi
MultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLineDevicesfeaturedoesnotchangethe
existingsoftwaremanagementuserinterfaces,northesoftwaremanagementinterfaces
betweenthemanagementstationsandtheevolvedNodeB(eNB).

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TheALDsoftwareupdateoccursonlywhenbothdownloadandactivationarespecified
bytheoperator.ThedownloadandactivationofALDsoftwareoccuronlywhenthe
operatorinitiatesthedownloadwithautomaticactivationoperationatoneofthe
managementstations.Iftheoperatorinvokesthe"downloadonly"optionofthesoftware
update,ithasnoeffectontheALD.TheeNBsimplyindicatesthatthedownloadis
successfulwithoutperforminganysoftwareupdateontheALD.
Whenthesoftwaredownloadwithautomaticactivationoperationisinitiated,theeNB
downloadstheALDsoftwarepackagefromthemanagementstationthatisrecognized
basedonthebuilddescriptor.Thesoftwaredownloadwithautomaticactivationoperation
indicatesthatanALDsoftwareupdateisbeingrequested.TheALDsoftwareimageis
downloadedandactivatedtoeachaffectedALDdevice.AftertheALDsoftwareimageis
activatedtoeachaffectedALDdevice,thedownloadedALDsoftwarepackageis
removedfromtheeNB.Finally,theeNBinformstheoperatoriftheALDsoftwareupdate
operationissuccessfulornot.WhentheALDsoftwareupdateoperationissuccessful,
theALD'ssiteconfigurationfile(SCF)dataisupdatedwiththenewsoftwareversionin
eachsuccessfullyupdatedALD.

g
g

Note: AlltheALDinstancesofagiventypeorvendor,asspecifiedintheALD-specific
builddescriptor,areupdatedviathisprocedure.Itisnotpossibletoupdateselected
instancesofALDs.
Note: TheALDresetsautonomouslyafterthenewsoftwareisdownloaded.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
TheimpactoftheLTE1227:FlexiMultiradioBTSSWDownloadforAntennaLine
DevicesfeatureonRAN-levelsystemperformanceandcapacityisminimalbecausethe
ALDsoftwareupdateisperformedtypicallyduringamaintenancewindow.
Management data
BTS faults and reported alarms
Table202:NewBTSfaultsliststheBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table202

NewBTSfaults

Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

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Alarm name
BASESTATION
NOTIFICATION
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Fault ID

Fault name

Reported alarms
Alarm ID

Alarm name
uncommissioned
source)

4048

7655

CELLNOTIFICATION
(Otherwise)

Measurements and counters


Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Therearenoparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table203

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

ASW

Activated by default
No

5.9 LTE1408: Remote Syslog for Continuous Log


Storage
5.9.1 Description of LTE1408: Remote Syslog for Continuous
Log Storage
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLogStoragefeatureenablestheoperator
tocontinuouslypushsystemlogs(Syslogs)inrealtimefromaBTStoaremotesyslog
server.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThefeatureallowsanincreasednumberofBTSsyslogmessagestobelogged
regardlessoftheconstraintofthelocalsyslogfile-size.Thisreduces:

errorcorrectiontimes
serviceeffortfromtheoperatorandNokia

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Table204
System
release
FL15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS
-

LBTS7.0

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

iOMS
-

FL16

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL16

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Note: ThisfeatureisonlyapplicabletotheFSMr3BTSandtheFlexiZoneMicro.
Additional hardware requirements
Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
CollectingsyslogdatainlocallogfilesbytheBTSallowsidentifyingsoftwareand
hardwareissuesandanyotherunidentifiedmisbehavioroftheBTS.Thesyslogdatais
analyzedbyNokiaTechnicalSupportexperts.Duetoalimitedsizeofsuchlogfiles,data
maygetoverwrittenandthereforeisunavailabletoTechnicalSupportforfaultdiagnosis.
Inordertoavoidsuchsituations,theLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLog
Storagefeatureprovidesaremotecontinuoussyslogstoragesolution.Thisenablesto
continuouslypushsyslogsinrealtimefromtheBTStotheremotesyslogserverand
overcomethedisadvantagesoflocallystoredlogfiles.
SyslogIPpacketsaretransmittedwithaBTSM-planeIPaddressasasourceIP
addressandwitharemotesyslogserverIPaddress(configuredduringcommissioning)
asadestinationIPaddress.

Note: InordertoensuretheusabilityofLTE1408,itisnecessarytoincreasetheMplanelinkcapacityastheaveragethroughputofremotesyslogdatais10Mbps(with25
Mbpsofpeakvalues).
Syslog server
Theremotesyslogserverisaplatformownedbytheoperator.Inemergencysituations,
whenamaximumoffiveBTSsneeddiagnosis,theiOMScanserveastheremotesyslog
server.Someoperatorsmayalreadyhavearemotesyslogserverintheirnetworksas
thisfeatureisalreadysupportedbymanyswitchesandrouters(forexampleCisco).
AniOMSallowsstoringatleast50GBofremotesyslogdata.Suchcapacityisenoughto
storefromabout1to2hoursofsyslogdatafromfiveBTSs.Increasingthemaximum
acceptednumberofTLSconnectionsorconfiguringmoreUDPsyslogclientswill
decreasethefeature'susabilityandmaycausesomestabilityissuesiniOMS.

Note: IncaseofaniOMSswitchover,thesyslogserveraddress(iOMSIPaddress)has
tobechangedmanuallyduringcommissioningsothattheBTScansendthesyslogsto
thenewservingiOMS.
Syslog format

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ThesyslogprotocolformatisbydefaultRFC5424;hence,thesyslogserverhastobe
compliantwithRFC5424.ItisalsopossibletochooseaNokiaproprietaryformatforthe
remotesyslogtransmission,butthisproprietaryformatrequiresadedicatedNokia
application(RsyslogforLinuxorpyRemoteLogServerorRsyslog+RsyslogWindows
AgentforWindows)tobeavailableontheremoteservertoacceptsuchsyslogsfromthe
BTS.
Syslog transmision
EithertheUserDatagramProtocol(UDP)orTransportLayerSecurityProtocol(TLS)can
beusedastheremotesyslogtransportlayerprotocol.
Transport Layer Security Protocol
WhileestablishingtheTLS,bothiOMSandBTSneedcertificatesinordertoauthenticate
eachother.Certificategenerationistheoperatorsresponsibility.Certificatescanbe
signedbyaCustomercertificateauthority(CA).CustomerCAshallbealsousedtosign
theTLScertificatesontheoperatorsremotesyslogserver.
ItisrecommendedtousetheTLSprotocolwhenareliableconnectionwithnodataloss
isessential.

Note: WhentheTLSprotocolisconfiguredforaremotesyslog,theTLSconnectionwill
notautomaticallyreconnectafterarecoveryofanEthernetlinkoutage.
WhentheTLSprotocolisconfiguredforaremotesyslog,theTLSremotesyslog
connectionbetweenaBTSandsyslogservershouldstartonlyafteraserverisupand
running.
User Datagram Protocol
InaUDPconfiguration,theUDPdoesnotre-senddataincaseofpacketlosses.When
noreservedbandwidthisavailableforsyslogtraffic,itisrecommendedtouseahigher
DSCPvaluetoavoidalossofpackets.Alternatively,thesyslogscanbesentsecurelyto
theremotesyslogserver,usingaUDPinanIPsectunnel.Ifnetworksecurityisnota
concern,aUDPwithoutanykindofencryption(thatis,noIPsec)maybeused.
ItisrecommendedtousetheUDPprotocolinasituationwhereanEthernetlinkisnot
stableandaminordatalossispermissible.

Note: ItisrecommendedtoconfiguretheM-planetrafficwithahigherpriorityas
comparedtothetracingandsyslogtraffic.Tracingandsyslogmaygeneratea
significanttrafficvolumeintheuplink,whichcouldotherwisenegativelyaffectmore
importantO&Moperations.
Supportedfiletransferprotocols(configurablebytheoperator)forsyslogtraffic(seealso
Table3):

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UDP/IP
TLS/TCP/IP(iOMSandBTSauthenticateeachotherwithcertificatesduringthe
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Supportedcombinationsoffiletransferprotocolsandsyslogformats

Syslog server

Supported Syslog format

Supported transport
protocol

OperatorSyslogserver
(WindowsorLinux)

RFC5424

Nokiaapplication

Proprietary

UDP/IP

iOMS

RFC5424

UDP/IP

UDP/IP
TLS/TCP/IP

TLS/TCP/IP

System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeatureaddsthefollowingnew,externalinterfacebetweenaBTSandiOMS:

syslogsaretransmittedfromBTS(s)toiOMSthroughUDPorTLS

Impact on network management tools


Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table4:Newparametersliststheparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table206

Newparameters
Full name

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Managed object

Troubleshootingcommon
administrationidentifier

trblCAdmId

TRBLCADM

Remotesyslogconfiguration

remoteSyslogConfig

TRBLCADM

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Newparameters(Cont.)
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

RemotesyslogserverIP
address

remoteSyslogServerIPaddress

TRBLCADM

RemotesyslogserverIPport
number

remoteSyslogServerPortNo

TRBLCADM

Remotesyslogtransport
protocol

remoteSyslogTransportProtocol

TRBLCADM

Remotesyslogformat

remoteSyslogFormat

TRBLCADM

RemotesyslogDSCP

remoteSyslogDSCP

TRBLCADM

Remotesyslogtransmit
duration

remoteSyslogTransmitDuration

TRBLCADM

ActivateRemotesyslog
transmission

actRemoteSyslogTransmission

TRBLCADM

Remotesyslogtransmission
status

remoteSyslogTransmissionStatus

TRBLCADM

Sales information
Table:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table207

LTE1408:Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
No

5.9.2 Activating and configuring LTE1408: Remote Syslog for


Continuous Log Storage
Before you start
TheremotesyslogclientintheBTSisdisabledbydefaultandmaybeenabledthrough
BTSSiteManagerorviaNetAct8.0ornewer.ItisstartedwithoutaBTSresetandhas
noimpactontheend-userexperience.TheremotesyslogserverrunninginiOMSis
enabledbydefault.ThedefaultsupportedprotocolisTLSonport6514.
Table208

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1408:RemoteSyslog
forContinuousLogStorage
Parameter

Purpose

Remote syslog server IP


mandatory
address
(remoteSyslogServerIPaddr
ess)

no

Remote syslog server IP


mandatory
port
number(remoteSyslogServer
PortNo)

no

mandatory

no

Remote syslog transport


protocol

354

Requires eNB restart or


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ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1408:RemoteSyslog
forContinuousLogStorage(Cont.)
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

(remoteSyslogTransportPro
tocol)

Remote syslog
mandatory
format(remoteSyslogFormat
)

no

mandatory

no

Remote syslog transmit


mandatory
duration
(remoteSyslogTransmitDura
tion)

no

Activate Remote syslog


mandatory
transmission
(actRemoteSyslogTransmiss
ion)

no

Remote syslog
DSCP(remoteSyslogDSCP)

Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1408: Remote Syslog for Continuous Log Storagefeature


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
Ifnotpresent,createtheTRBLCADMobject.
Right-clicktheTRBLCADMobject.
CreatetheRemote syslog configurationobject.
SetalltheparametersinRemote syslog configuration:

RemotesyslogDSCP=0forBestEfforttrafficmarkingorDSCP=8forFZM
Remotesyslogformat:standard(RFC5424)orproprietary(Nokia)
RemotesyslogserverIPaddress(iOMSoroperatorsserver)
Remotesyslogserverportnumber:6514forTLSor514forUDP
Remotesyslogtransmitduration;itmaybereconfiguredlateronatanytime
Remotesyslogtransportprotocol:UDPorTCP

g) SettheActivate remote syslog transmissionparametervalueto


true.

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h) SendtheparameterstotheBTSaccordingtotheproceduredescribedinsection
ActivatinganddeactivatingLTEfeaturesusingBTSSiteManager.
ThefeaturecanalsobealsoactivatedfromNetAct8.0EP1ornewerbyconfiguring
thesameobjectsandparametersviaCMEditorandsendingsuchapreparedplan
viaCMOperationManager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLogStoragefeaturehasbeenactivated.

5.9.3 Deactivating LTE1408: Remote Syslog for Continuous Log


Storage
Procedure
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1408: Remote Syslog for Continuous Log Storage feature.
a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheTRBLCADMproperties.
SettheActivate remote syslog transmissionparametervalueto
false.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1408:RemoteSyslogforContinuousLogStoragefeaturehasbeendeactivated.

5.10 LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS Antenna Rx RFsniffing


5.10.1 Description of LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS Antenna Rx
RF-sniffing
Introduction to the feature

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TheLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffingfeatureenablesaFlexi
MultiradioBTStomonitorthespectruminordertodetectradiofrequencyinterference
(RFI)andradiodisturbanceintheperipheralradiofrequency(RF)path.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureprovidesatoolsetwhichenablestestingtheBTSforRFIremotely,which
reducesthecustomer'srelianceonexpensivedrivetests.Itcontributespositivelyto
loweringOPEX.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table209:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentshardwareandsoftware
requirements.
Table209

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


ThisfeatureissupportedintheRFmodulesaccordingtothefollowinglist:FHCB,FHCD,
FHDA,FHDB,FHEA,FHEB,FHEC,FHEF,FHEG,FHGB,,FRGS,FRGT,FRHD,FRHE,
FRIG,FXCA,FXCB,FXCC,FXCE,FXDA,FXDB,FXEA,FXEB,FXFA,FXFB,FXFC,
FXJB.
Additional software requirements
Thisfeature,inadditiontoBTSSiteManagersoftware,requiresinstallationoffree
MatlabCompilerRuntime(MCR)forreleaseR2015a(canbedownloadedfrom
http://www.mathworks.com/products/compiler/mcr/).
Functional description
TheLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffingfeatureenablestheoperator
toperformanRFscan(alsoknownasRFIsnapshotorRF-intercept)andpassive
intermodulation(PIM)testsviatheBTSSiteManager(BTSSM).
Thisfeatureintroducesnewtests,includingtheRF-scanandPIM.On-linetestscanbe
runwithoutputtingtheBTSinatestmode.Off-linetestsdorequireputtingtheBTSina
testmodeandareserviceimpacting.ThedatacollectedbytheBTSwillautomaticallybe
uploadedtotheBTSSiteManager.AnRF-scanandPIMdataviewingapplicationis
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Theon-linetestsare:
1. RFscan-collectsasnapshotoftheRFdatareceivedfromthebasestationantenna
inuplink.ThereceivedRFdatacanbedepictedfortheuserintheformoffrequency
spectrumandspectrogram.
2. PIMsimulation-itdoesnotrequireputtingthebasestationintoatestmodesince
thetestsinvolvecalculationsofpotentialinterferencebasedontheBTS'sradio
configurationandnotactualmeasurements.Thegoalofthistestistofamiliarizethe
operatorwithPIMtests.
Theoff-linetestisPIMdesensitization-thegoalofthedesensitizationtestistoverifyif
thecellconfigurationiscausinguplink(UL)desensitization.
RFIisacommonhazardfornetworkoperators.TheRF-scantestprovidedwiththis
featureallowstheoperatortoremotelyretrieveasampleofRFdataforanRFIanalysis.
RFIissuesaredifficulttodiagnose.DetectingRFItypicallyrequiresa:

BTSSMbasicsite-visit-aportablespectrumanalyzeristypicallyconnectedtothe
antenna,andthebandisscannedforinterferers
drivetest-avehicleequippedwithanantennaandaspectrumanalyzerisusedto
driveandscantheband

Sitevisitsanddrivetestsrequire:manyhoursorevendaystobeperformed,human
involvement(theycannotbeautomated),professionalexperts(techniciansor
engineers),andadditionalcostsincluded.
RF scan
RFscancapturesthecurrentsignalwithinthecellreceiveband.Thisdatacanbe
analyzedforanomalousandpeculiarwaveformsandradiofrequencyinterference.This
interferencecouldbecausedbyenvironmentalconditions,otherhighfrequency
transmitters,ortheBTSitself(forexamplePIM).RFscancollectsasnapshotofRFdata
fromtheRxchannel.
PIM
PIMisaspecialtypeofRFI,occuringinmulti-carriersiteswhentwoormorehighpower
signalsencounternon-linearjunctionsormaterialsintheRFpathproduceresonant
frequencies(IMvalues).Resonantfrequenciesappearinginthereceivebandincrease
thefloornoiseandmaydegradeasite'scapacity.
PIMisahazardforBTSsinamulti-carrierconfigurationwheretwoormorecarrier
signalsshareasingleantenna.PIMdistortionreferstospurioussignalsgeneratedwhen
multiplehighpowerfrequenciesarepassedthrough"passive"components(connectors,
cables,antenna).Inamulti-carrierBTS,thesespurioussignalsarealmostguaranteedto
occur;however,theyareonlyaproblemwhentheyappearintheRxband.ThePIM
tests(PIMdesensitizationandPIMsimulation)givetheoperatortheabilitytotestaBTS
forPIMremotely.

Note: Thankstothisfeature,theRF-scanandPIMtestresultsdatacanbeanalyzed
andvisualizedlocallywithintheBTSSM.RF-scanresultsarestoredinthehierarchical
dataformat.Theoperatorwillbeabletostorethedatafileswithtestresultsforlater
processingandviewing.
User scenarios for RF interference
TherearethreeuserscenariosforwhenRFinterferencetestingcouldbeexecuted:

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1. postinstallationsanitycheck-RFscanandPIMtestsaretriggeredmanuallybyan
operatortypicallyafterinstallation/commissioningofanewsiteinordertoensure
thatthereisnointernalandexternalinterference.
2. investigationofULperformancedegradation-RFscanandPIMtestsaretriggered
manuallyincaseswhereULperformanceisdegradedordegradingslowlyovertime,
measuredviaongoingperformancemeasurements.Inthiscasetheoperatormay
triggeranRFscanforacertaincell/sectorifcertainUL-relatedkeyperformance
indicators(KPI)areworseorworseningovertime.Internalorexternalinterference
canbededucedfromthecollecteddata.
3. remoteanalysisofRFscanandPIMdata-RFscanandPIMtestsdataarecollected
manuallybyanoperatorandexportedoutsideoftheBTSSiteManagerforaremote
analysis.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenonewalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenonewmeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenonewkeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table210:Newparameterspresentsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table210

Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivatePIMtesting

actPimTesting

BTSSCL

ActivateRFItesting

actRfiTesting

BTSSCL

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Table211:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table211

Salesinformation
BSW/ASW

ASW

License control in network


element
SWAssetMonitoring

Activated by default
Yes

5.10.2 Activating and configuring LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS


Antenna Rx RF-sniffing
Before you start
Table212:ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTS
AntennaRxRF-sniffingpresentsparametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringthe
feature.
Table212

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringLTE1434:FlexiMultiradio
BTSAntennaRxRF-sniffing
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

ActivatePIMtesting
(actPimTesting)

activationflag

no

ActivateRFItesting(actRfiTesting)

activationflag

no

Toactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS Antenna Rx RF-sniffing feature.


a) GototheCommisioningBTS Settingspage.
b) ChecktheActivate PIM testing(actPimTesting)radiomodule
parameter.
c) ChecktheActivate RFI testing(actRfiTesting)radiomodule
parameter.

Configure the cell resources. (optional)


a) GototheCell Resourcespage.
b) SettheappropriatevaluesoftheparametersintheAntennassection.

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Configure antenna line settings. (optional)


a) GototheAntenna Line Settingspage.
b) Ifrequired,foranyantennasettheRTT delayparametervalue.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffingfeatureisactivated.

5.10.3 Deactivating LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS Antenna Rx


RF-sniffing
Before you start
TheActivate PIM testing(actPimTesting)andActivate RFI
testing(actRfiTesting)parametersareusedfordeactivation.Modificationof
theseparametersdoesnotrequireaneNBrestart.
Todeactivatethefeature,dothefollowing:
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Deactivate the LTE1434: Flexi Multiradio BTS Antenna Rx RF-sniffing feature.


a) GototheCommisioningBTS Settingspage.
b) UnchecktheActivate PIM testing(actPimTesting)radiomodule
parameter.
c) UnchecktheActivate PIM testing(actPimTesting)radiomodule
parameter.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1434:FlexiMultiradioBTSAntennaRxRF-sniffingfeatureisdeactivated.

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5.10.4 Performing RF monitoring


FollowthisproceduretoperformactivitiesrelatedtotheRFmonitoring.
Procedure
1

Activate the RFI and PIM testing


GototheCommisioningBTS Setting pageandchecktheActivate RFI testing
andActivate PIM testingoptions.
Step example
Figure40

ActivatingRFmonitoring

Switch to the RF Monitoring tab


OntheleftsideoftheBTSSMchooseRF Monitoring.

Note: RFmonitoringfuncionalityrequiresinstalledMATLABCompilerRuntime(MCR)
forreleaseR2015a.

Choose activity you want to perform.


Sub-steps
a) Go to the TEST tab to execute PIM desensitizaion or RF scan

b) Go to the FILES tab to visualize test reports


c) Go to the SIMULATION tab to perform PIM simulation

Optional: Execute RF scan


a) GototheTesttabandchooseRF scan.
b) Selectfolderwheretestresultswillbesaved.
c) Chooseantenatobescannedandcapturetype.

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d) ClickSTART.
Step example
Figure41

Optional: Execute PIM desensitization test


Note: ThisprocedurerequirestheBTStobeintestmode.Tosetit,intheupperpartof
BTSSMclickTestsEnter BTS test state.Sharedradioscanbetestedonthe
masterorslaveside.Thepeercellrunningonthesharedradioneedstobemanually
lockedbytheoperatorbeforeputtingtheBTSintestmode.Thesameistruewhen
thereisantennasharing(nousertrafficcanbepresentontheradioandantennaduring
test).
Note: BeforerunningtestmodeinBTSthatisconnectedtootherpeer-RATradioor
antennathatsharescellswithit,itisrecommendedtolockpeersidecellstoavoid
trafficdisturbances.
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

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GototheTesttabandchoosePIM desensitization.
Selectfolderwheretestresultswillbesaved.
Chooseantenatobetested.
Choosedownlinkcarriersusedinthetest.
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5.11 LTE1749: Mobility Robustness Monitoring Inter RAT


5.11.1 Description of LTE1749: Mobility Robustness Monitoring
Inter RAT
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeatureintroducesUTRAN
MROcounterswhichallowmonitoringoftooearlyandtoolatehandover(HO)
occurrences.ThefocusofthisfeatureistheinterworkingbetweenLTEandUTRAN.

Note: InreleaseLTE15Anewcountersareintroducedtoevaluatethehandover
performance.InreleaseLTE16AthefullMROimplementationiniSONmanagerwillbe
realizedwithfeatureLTE2539:MROInterRatUTRAN.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Noeffectontheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeatureprovidescountersfor
mobilityandmobilityfailurestoUTRAN.
Requirements
Table213
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A
Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

FL15A

OMS
LTE
OMS15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

Flexi Zone Access


Point

FL15A

NetAct

MME

NetAct15.5

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Noneworadditionalhardwareisrequired
Functional description
Functional overview
ThefollowingInterRathandoverfailureusecasesaremonitoredbetweenLTEand
UTRAN:

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Mainpurposeofthisfunctionalityistominimizethenegativeeffectscausedbythe
handoverthresholdnotbeingoptimallyset,whichresultsinhandoverfailuresorradio
linkfailures.
Mobilityrobustnessoptimization(MRO)Inter-RATisbasedonPMcounterstatisticsper
eNB-cellandtheUTRAN-targetfrequencylayer,resultinginalong-termadaptation.
Dailystatisticsarethebasisfortheevaluationofthehandoverperformance.
ThePMcountersareaggregatedonanLTEcellforeachtargetfrequencylayer.
Feature Description
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeaturesupportsbothWCDMA
andTD-SCDMAUTRANnetworks.
ThefeatureissupportedontheFlexiMacroandFlexiZoneMicro,anditislicensedon
theeNB.
PM counters collected by the eNB
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeatureintroducesasetofPM
counterscollectedbytheeNB.
Table214:Newcountersliststhemeasurementsintroducedwiththisfeature.
User scenarios
Thefollowinguserscenariosaredescribed:
Userscenario1:ActivatingtheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT
featureontheeNB
Userscenario2:TooLateHOwhenUEreturnstotheeNBwhereithadexperienced
RLF
Userscenario3:TooEarlyHOwhenUEreturnstotheeNBwhereithadexperienced
handoverfailure
User scenario 1: Activating the LTE1749: Mobility Robustness Monitoring Inter
RAT feature on the eNB
Pre-conditions
TheLTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMAorLTE898:TDDInter-RATHandovertoTDSCDMAfeatureisactivatedontheeNB.
Description
TheoperatoractivatestheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeature
byconfiguringrelatedparametersintheplanfile:

settingacorrespondingeNBlevelO&Mactivationflagtotrueand
configuringfeaturespecificparametersasnecessary.

TheoperatordownloadstheplanfiletotheeNB.
Post-conditions
LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATisactivatedontheeNB.

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User scenario 2: Too Late HO when UE returns to the eNB where it had
experienced RLF
Pre-condition

MROInter-RATUTRANisactivated.
UTRANneighbortopologyisconfigured(eitherWCDMAorTD-SCDMA).
TheUEsupportstheradiolinkfailurereportfortheinter-RATMRO.
TheUEisconnectedtoanLTEcellontheeNB.
B1(forCSFBorLoadBalancing)orB2(forPSHOorVoLTE)isactivatedattheUE.
UEswhicharecompliantto3GPPRelease11orhigher

Description

TheUEencountersRLFontheLTEcellandselectsaUTRANcelltowhichit
connects.ThemeasurementfortheselectedUTRANcellatthetimeoftheRLFdoes
notmeetoneormoreoftheconfiguredB2(forPSHOorVoLTE)thresholds.
Afteraperiodoftime(upto48hours),theUEconnectsorhandsintoanycellonthe
originaleNBwhereithadexperiencedRLFandindicatestotheeNBthatithasRLF
informationavailable.
Note: TheeNBwheretheUEfinallyconnectstocanbedifferentfromtheoriginalone
wheretheRLFoccurs.Inthiscase,theRLF-reportretrievedfromtheUEwillbe
forwardedbythelastaccessedeNBtotheoriginaleNBviatheX2interface(ifpresent).

TheeNBretrievestheRLF-reportinformationusingtheRRC-UE-Informationprocedure.
BasedontheinformationintheRLF-report,theeNBdeterminesthatitcontainsthe
cellwheretheUEhadexperiencedRLF.
BasedontheinformationintheRLF-report,theeNBdeterminesthattheconditions
forTooLateHOtoUTRAN-{B2T2-PSHO,B2T2-VoLTE}NotMetareachieved,and
itincrementstheappropriatecountersassociatedwiththeRLFcellandtheUTRAN
frequencywhichhadbeenselectedaftertheRLFoccurred.

Post-condition
TheappropriateTooLatePMcountersareincrementedandtheoriginalprocedure
(connectionsetuporhand-in)iscompleted.
User scenario 3: Too Early HO when UE returns to the eNB where it had
experienced handover failure
Pre-condition

MROInter-RATUTRANisactivated.
UTRANneighbortopologyisconfigured(eitherWCDMAorTD-SCDMA).
TheUEsupportstheradiolinkfailurereportfortheinter-RATMRO.
TheUEisconnectedtoanLTEcellontheeNB.
B1(forCSFBorLoadBalancing)orB2(forPSHOorVoLTE)isactivatedattheUE.

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TheUEmeetstheB1(forCSFBorLoadBalancing)orB2(forPSHOorVoLTE)
measurementreportingconditionsandsendsthemeasurementreporttotheeNB.
TheUEencountershandoverfailureandre-establishesbacktoanycellonthesame
eNBonwhichithadexperiencedthefailure(reestablishmentCausewillbe
handoverFailureinthiscase).
TheeNBdeterminesthatitcontainsthecellwheretheUEwaslastconnected
(identifiedbythephysCellIdfromtheRRCConnectionReestablishmentRequest),and
looksupanUEcontext(usingtheexistingmechanismtofindtheUEcontext).AnUE
contextexistswhichindicateshandovertoUTRANisinprogress.
BasedoninformationcontainedintheUEcontext,theeNBdeterminesthatthe
conditionsforTooEarlyHOtoUTRAN-{B2T2-PSHO,B2T2-VoLTE}Metaremet,
anditincrementstheappropriatecountersassociatedwiththesourcecellandthe
UTRANfrequencytowhichhandoverhadbeenattempted.

Post-condition
TheappropriateTooEarlyPMcountersareincrementedandtheoriginalreestablishmentprocedurecompletesasperexistingfunctionality.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesinfluenceLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT:

LTE533:MRO
LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATexploitsthefunctionality
introducedbyLTE533:MRO
LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATcanbeusedwhenLTE56:InterRATHandovertoWCDMAisenabled.ThenewfeatureincrementsPMcountersin
LTE56-scenarios.
LTE898:TDDInter-RATHandovertoTD-SCDMA
Thisfeaturehastobeenabled.LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRAT
incrementsPM-countersinLTE898.
LTE736:CSFallbacktoUTRAN
TooLate-andTooEarly-countersareincrementedbasedonfailurestriggeredbythis
feature.
LTE1357:LTE-UTRANLoadBalancing
TooLateandTooEarlyPMcountersareincrementedbasedonthefailurestriggered
bythisfeature.
LTE1049:MDTUEMeasurementLogs
TheusageofRRC-UE-Informationprocedurebybothfeaturesiscoordinated.

Impact on RAN system NE external interfaces

RRC(TS36.331)
RLFReportsupport
RRConnectionSetupComplete,RRCConnectionReconfigurationComplete,
UEInformationRequest/ResponseX2AP(TS36.423)SoC
X2APRLFindication

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Noimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Noimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Noalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table214:Newcounterslistsmeasurementsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table214

Newcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8013C62

SuccessfullyestablishedUE
Contexts(forRelease11+
UEs)

8013-LTEUEState(WBTS)

M8032C0

LateHandovertoUTRAN
(thresholdB2T2-PSHOnot
met)perUTRANfrequency

8032-LTEMROUTRAN
frequencyrelated(WBTS)

M8032C1

LateHandovertoUTRAN
(thresholdB2T2-VoLTEnot
met)perUTRANfrequency

8032-LTEMROUTRAN
frequencyrelated(WBTS)

M8032C3

EarlyHandovertoUTRAN
(thresholdB2T2-PSHOmet)
perUTRANfrequency

8032-LTEMROUTRAN
frequencyrelated(WBTS)

M8032C4

EarlyHandovertoUTRAN
(thresholdB2T2-VoLTEmet)
perUTRANfrequency

8032-LTEMROUTRAN
frequencyrelated(WBTS)

M8032C6

InterSystemHandover
8032-LTEMROUTRAN
attemptstoUTRAN(EventB2- frequencyrelated(WBTS)
PSHOMet)perUTRAN
frequency

M8032C7

InterSystemHandover
8032-LTEMROUTRAN
attemptstoUTRAN(EventB2- frequencyrelated(WBTS)
VoLTEMet)perUTRAN
frequency

Key performance indicators


Nokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table215:NewparameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththeLTE1749:Mobility
RobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeature.

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Newparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

ActivateMROinter-RAT
UTRAN

actMroInterRatUtran

LNBTS

Timeconnectionfailure
threshold

timeConnFailureThreshold

LNBTS

LTEMROUTRANfrequency
related

mtMroUtranFrequency

PMRNL

Sales information
Table216:SalesinformationpresentsthesalesinformationfortheLTE1749:Mobility
RobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeature.
Table216

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
ASW

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element
-

Activated by default
No

5.11.2 Activating and configuring Mobility Robustness


Monitoring Inter RAT
Before you start
TheeNBisinservice.
Table217

ParametersusedforactivatingandconfiguringMobilityRobustness
MonitoringInterRAT
Parameter

Purpose

Requires eNB restart or


object locking

actMroInterRatUtran

SettingcorrespondingeNB
levelO&Mactivationflagto
true

timeConnFailureThreshold:timeCo
nnFailureThreshold

IfactMroInterRatUtran issettotrue,
timeConnFailureThres
holdmustbeconfigured.

TheActivate MRO inter-RAT UTRAN(actMroInterRatUtran)parameteris


usedforactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnorcell
locking.
ThetimeConnFailureThreshold:timeConnFailureThreshold(LNBTS)
parametermustbeconfigurediftheactMroInterRatUtranparameterissettotrue.
Thefollowingfeaturesneedtobeactivated/configuredbeforetheactivationofthe
LTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeature:

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Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

Activate the LTE1749: Mobility Robustness Monitoring Inter RAT feature.


a)
b)
c)
d)

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


SelecttheMRBTSobject.
ExpandtheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate MRO inter-RAT UTRAN(actMroInterRatUtran)
parameter'svaluetotrue.

Configure the Time connection failure threshold parameter.


a) SelecttheLNBTSobject.
b) SettheTime connection failure
threshold(timeConnFailureThreshold)parameter'svalueto2000.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeatureisactivatedintheBTS.

5.11.3 Deactivating LTE1749: Mobility Robustness Monitoring


Inter RAT
Before you start
TheActivate MRO inter-RAT UTRAN(actMroInterRatUtran)parameteris
usedfordeactivation.ModificationofthisparameterrequiresneitheraneNBrestartnor
celllocking.
Procedure
1

Follow the general procedure described in section Activating and deactivating


LTE features using BTS Site Manager.
InStep3(Modifythefeature-specificeNBconfigurationsettings)ofthegeneral
procedureperformthestepsdescribedinthisprocedure.

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a)
b)
c)
d)

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

GototheRadio Network Configurationpage.


ExpandtheMRBTSobject.
SelecttheLNBTSobject.
SettheActivate MRO inter-RAT UTRAN(actMroInterRatUtran)
parameter'svaluetofalse.

Send the parameters to the eNB according to the procedure described in


section Activating and deactivating LTE features using BTS Site Manager.

Expected outcome
TheLTE1749:MobilityRobustnessMonitoringInterRATfeatureisdeactivatedinthe
BTS.

5.12 LTE1879: Additional PM Counters for Mobility


Event Monitoring
5.12.1 Description of LTE1879: Additional PM Counters for
Mobility Event Monitoring
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1879:AdditionalPMCountersforMobilityEventMonitoringintroduces
additionalperformancemeasurementsformonitoringthemobilityofsubscribers.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeatureintroducesnewperformancemeasurementstoallowmonitoringmobility
eventsofsubscribersandfinallyoptimizingmobility-relatedparameters.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table218:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table218

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

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BTS
FL15A

Flexi Multiradio
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-

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Flexi Zone
Controller
-

OMS
-

UE
-

NetAct
-

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheLTE1879:AdditionalPMCoutersforMobilityEventMonitoringfeatureenhancesa
userequipment's(UE's)mobilityanalysismechanisminadditiontothealreadyexisting
handover(HO)counters.Withinthefeature'sscope,ninenewcounterswillbecreatedto
monitorA2and/orA1event(s).
ThecountersarepeggedwhentheeNBreceivestheRRCmeasurementreportwithan
A2/A1event,whichindicatesthattheconfiguredreferencesignalreceivedpower
(RSRP)orreferencesignalreceivedquality(RSRQ)thresholdwasmetanda
correspondingeventwastriggeredandsentbytheUE.
ReportedbytheUEA2/A1eventswithRSRP/RSRQvaluesaremappedtothenearest
upperornearestlowerthresholds.Thosethresholdsusesettingsofcurrentlyactivatedin
theeNBmobilityfeatureswhichtriggerA2/A1events.UEcapabilities,technologyfor
whichgivenmeasurementwasactivatedandifUEhastheQCI1establishedornotis
lessessentialthanthevalueofthereportedRSRP/RSRQ.

g
g

Note: SeeMeasurementsandcountersforthelistoftheimplementedcounters.
Note: SeeReference/Countersforafullinformationonmeasurementsandcounters.
Thisexcelreportshowsthefullsetofmeasurementandcounterattributesincludingthe
changeinformation.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesarerelatedtotheLTE1879:AdditionalPMCoutersforMobility
EventMonitoring:

372

LTE55:Inter-frequencyHandover
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheinter-frequencythresholdonly
applieswhenLTE55:Inter-frequencyHandoverisactivated.
LTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMA
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheWCDMAthresholdonly
applieswhenLTE56:Inter-RATHandovertoWCDMAisactivated.
LTE1198:RSRQTriggeredMobility
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheRSRQmobilitythresholdand
thenumberofA1eventstriggeredforRSRPonlyapplywhenLTE1198:RSRQ
TriggeredMobilityisactivated.
LTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholds
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheinter-frequencyQCI1
threshold,thenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheWCDMAQCI1
threshold,andthenumberofA1eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheA1QCI1
thresholdonlyapplywhenLTE64:Service-basedHandoverThresholdsisactivated.
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ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheinter-frequencyQCI1threshold,
thenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheWCDMAQCI1threshold,and
thenumberofA1eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheA1QCI1thresholdonlyapply
whenLTE2112:DedicatedMobilityThresholdsforSRVCCisactivated.
LTE423:RRCConnectionReleasewithRedirect
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheredirectRSRPthresholdonly
applieswhenLTE423:RRCConnectionReleasewithRedirectisactivated.
LTE1407:RSRQ-basedRedirect
ThenumberofA2eventsreceivedwhichcrossedtheredirectRSRQthresholdonly
applieswhenLTE1407:RSRQ-basedRedirectisactivated.

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Thereisnewmeasurementtype,M8033-LTE,formobiltyevents,introducedwiththis
feature.Themeasurementcontainscounterswhichmeasuredifferenteventstriggered
byUE,sentinanRRCmeasurementreport,andreportedpercell.Thecountersare
updatedintheLTEcell.ForMCC/MNCprimaryPLMN-idshallbeused.
Table219:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table219

Newcounters

Counter ID

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Counter name

Measurement

M8033C0

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossedinterfrequencythreshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C1

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossedinterfrequencyQCI1threshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C2

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossed
WCDMAthreshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C3

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossed
WCDMAQCI1threshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

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Newcounters(Cont.)

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8033C4

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossedRSRQ
mobilitythreshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C5

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossed
redirectRSRPthreshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C6

ThenumberofA2events
receivedwhichcrossed
redirectRSRQthreshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C7

ThenumberofA1events
triggeredforRSRP

8033-LTEmobilityevents

M8033C8

ThenumberofA1events
receivedwhichcrossedA1
QCI1threshold

8033-LTEmobilityevents

Key performance indicators


Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table220:Newparameterspresentsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table220

Newparameters

Full name
LTEmobilityevents

Abbreviated name
mtMobilityEvents

Managed object
PMRNL

Structure
-

Sales information
Table221:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformationaboutthisfeature.
Table221

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.13 LTE1899: Dedicated PM Counters for E-RAB


Management Failure Causes
5.13.1 Description of LTE1899: Dedicated PM Counters for E-RAB
Management Failure Causes
Introduction to the feature

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TheLTE1899:DedicatedPMCountersforE-RABManagementFailureCausesfeature
introducesnewperformancemeasurementsforprovidingadetailedbreakdownof
possiblefailurecausesfor:

E-UTRANradioaccessbearer(E-RAB)setupfailure
E-RABreleasefailure

Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureimprovesthequalityofE-RABperformancemontoring.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table222:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentshardwareandsoftware
requirements.
Table222
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

FL15A

OMS
-

FL15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL16

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheLTE1899:DedicatedPMCountersforE-RABManagementFailureCausesfeature
introducesadditionalperformancemeasurementstosupportanimprovedmonitoringof
E-RABaccessibilityandE-RABretainabilitykeyperformanceindicators(KPIs).Thiswill
helptoidentifyapotentialresourcebottleneckandquantifytheimpactonthe
accessibilityandretainabilityKPIsand,thusimprovingthem.Thenewperformance
management(PM)countersareembeddedintotheperformancemonitoring(PMO)
structureforE-RABmonitoring,andsomelegacycountersarereplaced.

g
g

Note: SeeMeasurementsandcoutersforthelistoftheimplementedcounters.
Note: SeeReference/Countersforafullinformationonmeasurementsandcounters.
Thisexcelreportshowsthefullsetofmeasurementandcounterattributesincludingthe
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Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Table223:Newcounterspresentscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table223

Newcounters

Counter ID

376

Counter name

Measurement

M8006C244

Failedsetupattemptsforinitial
E-RABsdueto"radionetwork
layercause-radioresources
notavailable"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C245

Failedsetupattemptsforinitial
E-RABsdueto"transport
networklayercause-transport
resourcesunavailable"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C246

Failedsetupattemptsforinitial
E-RABsdueto"radionetwork
layercause-radioconnection
withUElost"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C247

Failedsetupattemptsforinitial
E-RABsdueto"radionetwork
layercause-failureinthe
radiointerfaceprocedure"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C248

Failedsetupattemptsfor
additionalE-RABsdueto
"radionetworklayercauseradioresourcesnotavailable"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

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Counter ID

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Counter name

Measurement

M8006C249

Failedsetupattemptsfor
additionalE-RABsdueto
"transportnetworklayercause
-transportresources
unavailable"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C250

Failedsetupattemptsfor
additionalE-RABsdueto
"radionetworklayercauseradioconnectionwithUElost"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C251

Failedsetupattemptsfor
additionalE-RABsdueto
"radionetworklayercausefailureintheradiointerface
procedure"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C252

Failedsetupattemptsfor
additionalE-RABsdueto
"miscellaneouscause-not
enoughuser-planeprocessing
resources"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C253

Failedsetupattemptsfor
8006-LTEEPSbearer
additionalE-RABsdueto
mobilityproceduressuchas
handover,redirect,CSfallback

M8006C254

TotalnumberofreleasedERABsinitiatedbytheeNB

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C255

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
duetouserinactivity

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C256

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
8006-LTEEPSbearer
duetolossofconnectiontothe
UE

M8006C257

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
duetoinsufficienttransport
resources

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C258

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
duetoredirecttoanothercell

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C259

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
duetoE-UTRANgenerated
reason

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C260

eNBinitiatedE-RABreleases
8006-LTEEPSbearer
duetomissingradioresources

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Newcounters(Cont.)

Counter ID

378

Counter name

Measurement

M8006C261

E-RABsreleasedduetopartial 8006-LTEEPSbearer
handoverregardlessofthe
bearersQCI

M8006C262

E-RABsattemptedtorelease
duetooutgoinghandover
regardlessofthebearersQCI

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C263

E-RABsreleaseddueto
successfuloutgoinghandover
regardlessofthebearersQCI

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C264

E-RABsreleasedduetofailed
handoverregardlessofthe
bearersQCI

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C265

FailedEPCinitiatedE-RAB
releases

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C266

TotalnumberofreleasedQCI1 8006-LTEEPSbearer
E-RABsinitiatedbytheeNB

M8006C267

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesduetouserinactivity

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C268

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesduetolossof
connectiontotheUE

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C269

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesduetoinsufficient
transportresources

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C270

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesduetoredirectto
anothercell

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C271

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesduetoE-UTRAN
generatedreason

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C272

eNBinitiatedQCI1E-RAB
releasesdueto"radionetwork
layercause-radioresources
notavailable"

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C273

QCI1E-RABsreleaseddueto
partialHandover

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C274

QCI1E-RABsattemptedto
releaseduetooutgoing
handover

8006-LTEEPSbearer

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Newcounters(Cont.)

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8006C275

QCI1E-RABsreleaseddueto
successfuloutgoingHandover

8006-LTEEPSbearer

M8006C276

QCI1E-RABsreleaseddueto
failedhandover

8006-LTEEPSbearer

Key performance indicators


Table224:Newkeyperformanceindicatorslistskeyperformanceindicatorsintroduced
withthisfeature.
Table224

Newkeyperformanceindicators

KPI ID

KPI name

LTE_5703a

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseduetoE-UTRANgenerated
reasoncauseinitiatedbyeNB

LTE_5704a

E-UTRANE-RABdropratioduetofailedhandovercauseinitiatedby
eNB

LTE_5705a

E-UTRANE-RABdropratioduetoduetopartialhandovercause

LTE_5761a

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercause:"radionetworklayer
cause(RNL)-failureintheradiointerfaceprocedure"

LTE_5762a

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercause"miscellaneouscausenotenoughuserplaneprocessingresources"

LTE_5763a

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercause"duetomobility
procedureslikehandover,redirect,CSfallback"cause

LTE_5765a

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseTNLunspecified

Table225:Modifiedkeyperformanceindicatorslistskeyperformanceindicatorsmodified
bythisfeature.
Table225

Modifiedkeyperformanceindicators

KPI ID

Issue:01D

KPI name

LTE_5023e

E-UTRANE-RABnormalreleaseratiouserperspective

LTE_5024e

E-UTRANE-RABnormalreleaseratioRANview

LTE_5025e

E-UTRANE-RABdropratio,RANview

LTE_5086b

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercauseRNL

LTE_5087b

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercauseTRPORT

LTE_5088b

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercauseRESOUR

LTE_5089b

E-UTRANE-RABsetupfailureratiopercauseOTH

LTE_5090c

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseRNL

LTE_5091c

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseTNL

LTE_5092d

E-UTRANE-RABdropratioduetoother(OTH)causeinitiatedbyeNB

LTE_5119d

E-UTRANE-RABdropratio,userperspective

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Modifiedkeyperformanceindicators(Cont.)

KPI ID

KPI name

LTE_5209b

E-UTRANE-RABQCI1normalreleaseratiouserperspective

LTE_5237c

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseRNLEPC

LTE_5238c

E-UTRANE-RABdropratiopercauseOTHEPC

LTE_5570d

E-UTRANE-RABactivedropratiowithdatainthebufferduetoRNL
radioconnectionwithUElost

LTE_5571c

E-UTRANE-RABQCI1withdatainthequeuedropratio,RANview,RNL
failurewithUElost

LTE_5572b

E-UTRANE-RABQCI1dropratio,RANview

LTE_5587c

E-UTRANE-RABreleaseratioduetoradioresourcesnotavailable

LTE_5812b

E-UTRANE-RABdropsperPDCPSDUvolume,userperspective

Parameters
Therearenoparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table226:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformation.
Table226

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element
-

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.14 LTE1912: RRC Establishment Monitoring


Extensions
5.14.1 Description of LTE1912: RRC Establishment Monitoring
Extensions
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1912:RRCEstablishmentMonitoringExtensionsfeatureintroducesadditional
performancemeasurementsforfailedconnectionestablishmentsoftheradioresource
control(RRC).
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureimprovesthequalityofRRC-relatedperformancemonitoring.
Requirements

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Hardware and software requirements


Table227:Hardwareandsoftwarerequirementspresentsthehardwareandsoftware
requirementsforthisfeature.
Table227
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
FL16

FL15A

OMS
-

FL15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS

FL16

NetAct
-

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
TheLTE1912:RRCEstablishmentMonitoringExtensionsfeatureintroducesadditional
performancemeasurementstosupportanimprovedmonitoringofuserequipment's(UE)
accessibilitykeyperformanceindicators(KPIs).Thiswillhelptoidentifypotential
resourcebottleneckandtoquantifytheimpactontheaccessibilityKPIsand,hence,to
improvethem.

g
g

Note: SeeMeasurementsandcountersforthelistoftheimplementedcounters.
Note: SeeReference/Countersforafullinformationonmeasurementsandcounters.
Thisexcelreportshowsthefullsetofmeasurementandcounterattributesincludingthe
changeinformation.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.

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Measurements and counters


Table228:Newcounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Table228

Newcounters

Counter ID

Counter name

Measurement

M8013C65

Numberofsignalingconnection
establishmentrequestsrejecteddueto
controlplaneoverload

8013-LTEUEstate

M8013C66

Numberofsignalingconnection
establishmentrequestsrejecteddueto
userplaneoverload

8013-LTEUEstate

M8013C67

Numberofsignalingconnection
establishmentrequestsrejecteddueto
lackofPUCCHresources

8013-LTEUEstate

M8013C68

Numberofsignalingconnection
establishmentrequestsrejecteddueto
thresholdforthemaximumnumberof
RRCconnections

8013-LTEUEstate

M8013C69

Numberofsignalingconnection
establishmentrequestsrejecteddueto
MMEoverload

8013-LTEUEstate

Key performance indicators


Table229:Newkeyperformanceindicatorslistskeyperformanceindicatorsintroduced
withthisfeature.
Table229

Newkeyperformanceindicators

KPI ID

KPI name

LTE_5707a

E-UTRANRRCconnectionsetupfailureratiopercause:RRCconnection
setuprejectionfromeNBduetooverloadandlackofresources

Parameters
Therearenoparametersrelatedtothisfeature.
Sales information
Table230:Salesinformationpresentssalesinformation.
Table230

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
BSW

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5.15 LTE1949: Extend Power Reduction Range


5.15.1 Description of LTE1949: Extend Power Reduction Range
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1949:ExtendPowerReductionRangefeatureextendsthepowerreduction
rangeofacell.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Currently,thecellpowerreductionislimited(forexample,whenthemaximumcellpower
issetto10W,only1.7dBreductionispossible).Thisfeatureextendsthepower
reductionrangeofacell(forexample,whenthemaximumcellpowerissetto10W,10
dBreductionispossible).
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table231

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release
FDD-LTE15A

FL15A

Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

FL15A

OMS
-

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone
Access Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
Foranormalcell,thebasetransceiverstationsitemanager(BTSSM)calculatesthe
maximumvaluefortheCell power reduce(dlCellpwrRed)parameter.The
Cell power reduce(dlCellpwrRed)parameterisdependentonHWcapability.

Note: BTSSMchecksthat:0<=dlCellPwrRed+cellPwrRedForMBMS<=
dlCellpwrRedmaximumvalue.
cellPwrRedForMBMS=Cell power reduction for MBMS
transmission(cellPwrRedForMBMS)parameter
TheminimumvalueoftheCell power reduce(dlCellpwrRed)parameteris0.
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Therearenointerdependenciesbetweenthisandanyotherfeature.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonsystemperformanceorcapacity.
Management data
Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenomeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table232:Relatedparametersliststhenewparameterstothisfeature.
Table232

Relatedparameters
Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Cellpowerreductionfor
MBMStransmission

cellPwrRedForMBMS

LNCEL

Cellpowerreduce

dlCellPwrRed

LNCEL

Maximumoutputpower

pMax

LNCEL

Sales information
Table233

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.16 LTE1996: Flexi Zone Controller Application


5.16.1 Description of LTE1996: Flexi Zone Controller Application
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationfeatureconsistsofaframeworkto
supportFlexiZoneAccessPoints(FZAP)inthesameservingareaofamacrocell
controlledbyaFlexiZoneController(FZC).ThisFZC+FZAPsconfigurationaggregates
anumberofsmallcellsunderasinglelogicalZoneeNBentity.
Benefits

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End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
Thisfeature:

reducesmobilecoretraffic
simplifiesthedeploymentoflargenumberofsmallcells
reducestheimpactofsmallcellsonmacrocells
enablesastand-alonesolutionwithinmulti-vendormacroenvironments

Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table234

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio BTS

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS

Flexi Zone Micro BTS

FDD-LTE15A

FLC15A

TDD-LTE15A

TLC15A

OMS
LTEOMS15A

UE
-

NetAct
NetAct15.5

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresthefollowinghardware:

FlexiZoneController(FZC)
FlexiZoneAccessPoint(FZAP)

Functional description
Overview of Flexi Zone Controller Application
LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationisasoftwarepackagewhichoffers:

supportofupto100FZAPs
operabilityinbothNokiaormulti-vendormacrodeploymentscenarios
S1/X2aggregationandmobilityanchoring/biasingattheFZC
supportforthenewproprietaryZ1interfacebetweenFZCandFZAP
dynamicadditionorremovalofFZAPs
FZAPmanagementwithminimaloperatorintervention

AcomparisonbetweenLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationandastandalone
FlexiZoneMicrosmallcelldeploymentisprovidedinFigure42:StandaloneFZMversus
LTE1996ZoneeNBdeploymentofsmallcells.

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FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

StandaloneFZMversusLTE1996ZoneeNBdeploymentofsmallcells
NetAct
ZoneeNB
Deployment

FZM
Deployment
SGW

MME
NWI3 NE3S

iOMS

S1-U

S1-MME

BTSOM
+NE3S

FZC

BTSOM

Z1
FlexieNB

FZM
X2

FZAPs
X2

UE
Uu

Uu

TheLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationfeaturemakesitpossiblefortheFlexi
ZoneControllertomanageFZAPsaslogicalcellsunderasingleeNB.
Architecture overview
TheLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationfeatureleveragesBCNhardware(Flexi
PlatformonBCNhardware)andFlexiZoneMicro(FZM)toimplementaZoneeNodeB.
TheZoneeNodeBiscomprisedofaFlexiZoneController(FZC)andoneormoreFlexi
ZoneAccessPoints(FZAP).TheFlexiZoneAccessPointscommunicatewiththeir
Controlleroverawiredbackhaul.TheinterfacebetweenFZCandFZAPisknownasthe
Z1interfaceandcarriescontrol,bearer,andmanagementinformation.
TheFlexiZoneControllerrunsonBCNhardwareandprovidesterminationfortheS1,
X2,andBTSOMlinks.FZAPsterminatetheairinterfaceandtheinterfacetowardsthe
controller.FZAPsarebasedonthesamehardwareastheFZMAiO(All-in-One),
speciallyconfiguredtorununderanFZCinZoneconfiguration.

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Figure43

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

FlexiZoneSystemArchitecturemanagement
NetAct

NE3S

SCLI

NWI3

SiteManager

iOMS

LocalManagement
ofLTEaspectsofFZC
BTSOM/ASN.1

ZoneeNB

WebUI

BTSOM/XoH

FZC
S1(To/FromMME)
S1-U(To/FromSGW)
X2(OthereNB)

LocalManagement
ofFZAP
Z1

SiteManager

XoH

FZAP

FZAP
0...100
FZAPs

LocalManagement
ofLTEaspectsofFZAP

LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationsupportsupto100FZAPs.EachFZAP
supportsonecell.
System impact
Interdependencies between features
ThefollowingfeaturesarerelatedtoLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationaspart
oftheFlexiZonesolution:

LTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneController
LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-PhaseI

Impact on interfaces

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FlexiZoneControlleraggregatesS1andX2interfaces.TheFZCprovidesboththe
S1-MMEinterfacetoaMobilityManagementEntity(MME)andtheS1-Ulinktothe
ServingGateway(SGW).
FZCalsoprovidesX2interfacestoneighboringeNBs,independentlyofwhether
theseareMacroeNBs,anotherFlexiZoneController,orastandaloneFlexiZone
MicroeNodeB.
Anewnorth-boundO&Minterface,namedNE3S,connectstheFZCwithNetActand
isprimarilyusedforFZCplatform/transportmanagement.
TheLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationfeaturealsointroducesanewsouthboundZ1interfacebetweenFZCandFZAPs.TheZ1interfaceintroducesthe
followingFZAPmanagementfunctionalities:

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Discovery,auto-connectionandauto-configurationofFZAPs
MappingofFZAPstopre-configuredinformationmodeltables(LNCEL/APMOD)
CellsetuponconfiguredFZAPs
Z1linkmanagement(includeslinksupervision,linkfailuredetectionandlink
recoveryactions)

Note: TheLTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplicationfeatureassumestheexistence
ofanoperator-ownedL2networkbetweenFZAPsandFZC.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeatureimpactsnetworkmanagementtoolsasfollows:

FromaNetActpointofviewtherearetwointerfacestotheFlexiZoneController.

FlexiZoneControllerasZoneeNodeB,controlledviatheNWI3interfacetoiOMS
andtheBTSOM/ANS/1interfacefromiOMStoFZC
FlexiZoneControllerviatheNE3Sinterface,handlingplatform/transport
management.

FromtheO&MperspectivetherearedifferentsolutionsforFlexiAccessPointsand
theFlexiZoneController:

BTSSiteManagerinteractswithFZCviatheBTSOM/XoHinterface.
APscaninteractwithbothBTSSiteManagerandWebGUIforlimitedlocal
managementcapabilities.WebGUIisintroducedtosupportextensionsneeded
forindoorenterprisedeployments,supportingthefollowingfunctionalities:

ConfigureFZAPsiteid
ShowFZAPbluetoothconfiguration
IndicateFZAPPnPprogress
ShowFZAPoperationstate
Creationanddownloadofconfigurationsnapshots
ResetFZAPs
ResetFZAPconfiguration
ManageFZAPcertificates
BlockandunblockFZAPs
DisplayFZAPhardwareinformation
ViewstatusofFZAPIPsecconnections

Impact on system performance and capacity


ThemaximumZoneeNBcapacityconfigurationforbothFDDandTDDsolutionsisas
follows:

388

FlexiZoneControllerlimitsthenumberofcellstoamaximumof100FZAPs
FlexiZoneControllerlimitsthenumberofactiveUEsateNBleveltoamaximumof
10000UEs.
EachFlexiZoneAccessPointlimitsthenumberofactiveUEsonaper-cellbasisto
themaximumconfiguredvalue,accordingtoparametermaxNumActUE.

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ParametermaxNumActUErangesfrom0to840UEs,dependingofthetypeof
FZAPhardware.

Note: FlexiZoneControlleronlysupportscellsconsistingofFZAPs.
Management data
Alarms
FlexiZoneControllerAlarmsandFaultslistsalarmsintroducedwiththisfeature.
BTS faults and reported alarms
FlexiZoneControllerAlarmsandFaultslistsBTSfaultsintroducedwiththisfeature.
Measurements and counters
FZCMeasurementsandCounterslistscountersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
FZCParameterslistsparametersintroducedwiththisfeature.
Sales information
Table235

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW

License control in network


element

BSW

Activated by default
Yes

5.17 LTE2017: IPSec Support for Flexi Zone Controller


5.17.1 Description of LTE2017: IPSec Support for Flexi Zone
Controller
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeatureintroducesInternet
ProtocolSecurity(IPSec)supportfortheFlexiZoneControllerproduct.
Benefits
End-user benefits
TheIPSecprotocolsuitemitigatestheprobabilityofsecuritybreachesanddata
corruptiononend-userdevices.
Operator benefits
TheimplementationofIPSecfunctionalitysoftwarewithinFlexiZoneController
eliminatestheneedforexternalhardware.

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Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table236

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements

System release

Flexi Multiradio BTS

Flexi Multiradio 10
BTS

Flexi Zone Micro BTS

FDD-LTE15A

FLC15A

TDD-LTE15A

TLC15A

OMS
-

UE
-

NetAct
-

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Overview of IPSec Protocol
IPSecisastandardthatdefineshowvirtualprivatenetworks(VPNs)canbesetbetween
networkelements.InthecontextoffeatureLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZone
Controllerthoseelementsare:FlexiZoneAccessPoint(FZAP),FlexiZoneController
(FZC)andSecurityGateway.IPSecprovidesthreeessentialsecurityfunctions:

confidentiality,throughtheuseofencryption
integrity,throughtheuseofchecksums
authentication

FZCsupportsaIKEv1andIKEv2(InternetKeyExchange)dualstackwiththefollowing
capabilities:

supportofmultipleIKEsecurityassociations(SAs)
supportofmultipleIPSecSAsthroughEncapsulatingSecurityPayload(ESP)
supportofmultipleIPSecSAsperIKESA

Implementation of IPSec in feature LTE2017


IntheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeature,theIPSecsolutionis
implementedonbothsouth-boundandnorth-boundinterfacesoftheFlexiZone
Controller.Onsouth-boundinterfaces,theFlexiZoneControllercanestablishaseparate
IPSectunnelforeachFlexiZoneAccessPointunderitsdomain.Southboundinterfaces
aretobeprotectedbyIKEv2policies.
Onnorth-boundinterfaces,datafromseparatetunnelsisaggregatedintouptothree
IPSectunnelstowardstheSecurityGateway:onefortheuserplane(U-plane)andeither
oneortwoforthecontrolandmanagementplanes(C/M-plane).

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Note: Itisstronglyrecommendedthatthesynchronizationplane(S-plane),CMP,LDAP
andDHCPtrafficareplacedoutsideofaIPSectunnel.Theoperatorhastheabilityto
enable/disableIPSecseparatelyforeachofthetrafficplanes(U/C/M/S-plane).

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unprotected
traffic

optional
IPSectunnel

C/M-plane

U-plane

IPSectunnel

S-plane/CMP/LDAP/DHCP

protected
traffic

SECURITYGATEWAY

C/M-plane

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Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

NORTHBOUND
INTERFACES

FLEXIZONECONTROLLER

Z1
SOUTHBOUND
INTERFACES

FLEXIZONE
ACCESSPOINT

FLEXIZONE
ACCESSPOINT

System impact
Interdependencies between features
TheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeaturerequirestheactivationof
thefollowingfeatures:

LTE1996:FlexiZoneControllerApplication

TheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeatureisrequiredforthe
activationofthefollowingfeatures:

LTE2346:FlexiZoneControllerSharedBackhaulSupport-PhaseI

Impact on interfaces
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactoninterfaces.
Impact on network management tools
Thisfeaturehasnoimpactonnetworkmanagementtools.
Impact on system performance and capacity
TheactivationoftheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeaturecanbe
expectedtoreducethemaximumLTEthroughput.
Management data

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Alarms
Therearenoalarmsrelatedtothisfeature.
Measurements and counters
Therearenooperativemeasurementsorcountersrelatedtothisfeature.
Key performance indicators
Therearenokeyperformanceindicatorsrelatedtothisfeature.
Parameters
Table237:Newparameterslistsnewparametersintroducedbythisfeature.Further
informationcanbefoundintheFZCParametersdocument.
Table237

Newparameters

Full name

392

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

AuthenticationValue

authValue

IKE

DpdAction

dpdAction

IKE

DpdDelay

dpdDelay

IKE

DpdMaxFail

dpdMaxFail

IKE

DpdRetry

dpdRetry

IKE

EncryptionValue

encValue

IKE

IkeAuthentication

ikeAuth

IKE

IkeDhGroup

ikeDhGroup

IKE

IkeEncryption

ikeEnc

IKE

IkeHash

ikeHash

IKE

IkeLifetime

ikeLifetime

IKE

IkeVersion

ikeVersion

IKE

Lifetime

lifetime

IKE

ModeValue

modeValue

IKE

Name

name

IKE

PFSGroup

pfsGroup

IKE

InstanceID

instanceId

IPSEC

IKEVersion

ikeVersion

IPSGLBL

ReplayWindowSize

replayWsize

IPSGLBL

Action

action

IPSRULE

Direction

direction

IPSRULE

DestinationAddress

dstAddr

IPSRULE

DestinationPort

dstPort

IPSRULE

Name

name

IPSRULE

Priority

priority

IPSRULE

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Newparameters(Cont.)

Full name

Abbreviated name

Managed object

Structure

ProtocolNumber

protoNum

IPSRULE

SourceAddress

srcAddr

IPSRULE

SourcePort

srcPort

IPSRULE

Vpn

vpn

IPSRULE

Vrf

vrf

IPSRULE

CACertificate

caCert

IPSVPN

CertificateValue

certValue

IPSVPN

LocalAddress

localAddr

IPSVPN

localIdentifier

localIdentifier

IPSVPN

localIdentifierType

localIdentifierType

IPSVPN

Name

name

IPSVPN

PrivateKeyValue

privateKeyValue

IPSVPN

RemoteAddress

remoteAddr

IPSVPN

SecretValue

secretValue

IPSVPN

TemplateName

templateName

IPSVPN

Vrf

vrf

IPSVPN

Name

name

OWNR

Sales information
Table238

Salesinformation

BSW/ASW
ASW

License control in network


element
-

Activated by default
No

5.17.2 Activating and configuring LTE2017: IPSec Support for


Flexi Zone Controller
TheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeatureisactivatedthroughSCLI
commands.
Before you start
TheactivationoffeatureLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerassumesthat
theFlexiZoneControllerissuccessfullycommissionedandconnectedviaSSHtoafield
engineeringworkstation(FEWS).TheFEWSSSHconnectionwillserveastheinterface
tocommunicatewiththecontroller.
Theaddoperationwithinthefzc-ipseccommanddomainisusedforestablishing
andbypassingIPsecprotectionwithinaspecifictrafficplane.Theshowoperationwithin
thatsamefzc-ipsecdomaincanbeusedtoconsultthepolicystatusofsaid
connections.

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Command

FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

add fzc-ipseccommands
Parame
ter

addfzcipsec

nb

addfzcipsecsb

bypass

Attribute
Eithernborsbis
mandatory

AddsnorthboundIPsecconfiguration.

AddssouthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule.

protect

Eitherbypassor
protectoptionis
mandatory

addfzcipsecsb
bypass

allzone

Mandatory

AddssouthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrulefor
allplanes.

addfzcipsecsb
protect

allzone

Mandatory

AddssouthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforallplanes.

addfzcipsecnb

bypass

Eitherbypassor
protectoptionis
mandatory

AddsnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule.

Eithercmp,cplaneor
mplaneoptionis
mandatory

AddsnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrulefor
CMPserver

sb

protect
addfzcipsecnb
bypass

cmp
cplane
mplane

addfzcipsecnb
protect

394

Description

cplane
mplane

AddssouthboundIPsecconfiguration.

AddssouthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyrule.

AddsnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyrule.

AddsnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrulefor
C-plane.
AddsnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrulefor
M-plane.

Eitheruplane,cplane
ormplaneoptionis
mandatory

AddsnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforC-plane.
AddsnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforM-plane.

uplane

AddsnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforU-plane.

addfzcipsecnb
protect
cplane

remote- Mandatory
tep<
remotetepvalue>

remoteIPSectunnelendpointIPv4address

addfzcipsecnb
protect
cplane
remote-tep
<remote-tepvalue>add
fzc-ipsecnb
protect
mplane

templat
e<
templat
e-value
>

IKEtemplatename

Optional

vpn<
vpnvalue>

VPNobjectname

ikeversion
<ikeversionvalue>

IKEversion[ikev1|ikev2],default=ikev2

Privatekey<

privatekeyfilename,default=
defaultPrivatekey.pem

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Command

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

add fzc-ipseccommands(Cont.)
Parame
ter

Attribute

Description

privatekeyvalue>

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certifica
te<
certifica
te-value
>

certificatefileforIKEauthentication,default=
defaultCertificate.pem

cacertifica
te<cacertifica
te-value
>

CAcertificatefileforIKEauthentication,default
=defaultCaCertificate.pem

addfzcipsecnb
protect
mplane

remote- Mandatory
tep<
remotetepvalue>

remoteIPSectunnelendpointIPv4address

addfzcipsecnb
protect
mplane
remote-tep
<remote-tepvalue>

templat
e<
templat
e-value
>

IKEtemplatename

Optional

vpn<
vpnvalue>

VPNobjectname

ikeversion
<ikeversionvalue>

IKEversion[ikev1|ikev2],default=ikev2

Privatekey<
privatekeyvalue>

privatekeyfilename,default=
defaultPrivatekey.pem

certifica
te<
certifica
tevalue>

certificatefileforIKEauthentication,default=
defaultCertificate.pem

cacertifica
te<cacertifica
te-value
>

CAcertificatefileforIKEauthentication,,
default=defaultCaCertificate.pem.

remote- Mandatory
tep
<remot

remoteIPSectunnelendpointIPv4address

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Command

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add fzc-ipseccommands(Cont.)
Parame
ter

Attribute

Description

e-tepvalue>
addfzcipsecnb
protect
uplane
remote-tep
<remote-tepvalue>

templat Optional
e
<templa
te-value
>

IKEtemplatename

vpn
<vpnvalue>

VPNobjectname

ikeversion
<ikeversionvalue>

IKEversion[ikev1|ikev2],default=ikev2

Privatekey<
privatekeyvalue>

privatekeyfilename,default=
defaultPrivatekey.pem

certifica
te<
certifica
tevalue>

certificatefileforIKEauthentication,default=
defaultCertificate.pem

cacertifica
te<cacertifica
te-value
>

CAcertificatefileforIKEauthentication,,
default=defaultCaCertificate.pem.

ThefollowingsectionsprovidethewrappercommandscoveringthemostcommonIPsec
activationusecases.
FormoreinformationontheseandothercommandsseeFlexiZoneControllerSCLI
Commands(DN09210703).

Applying IPsec to the FZC southbound interface Z1

add fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone


add fzc-ipsec sb protect allzone

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Applying IPsec to the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and to the northbound
user plane
Sub-steps
1

add fzc-ipsec nb protect uplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundU-plane.

Protect the southbound interface

add fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone


add fzc-ipsec sb protect allzone

Applying IPsec to the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and to the northbound
control and management planes
Sub-steps
1

add fzc-ipsec nb protect cplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundC-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb protect mplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundM-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb bypass cmp

Protect the southbound interface

add fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone


add fzc-ipsec sb protect allzone

Applying IPsec to the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and to the northbound
control, management and user planes
Sub-steps
1

add fzc-ipsec nb protect cplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundC-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb protect mplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundM-plane.

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add fzc-ipsec nb protect uplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundU-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb bypass cmp

Protect the southbound interface

add fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone


add fzc-ipsec sb protect allzone

Applying IPsec to the FZC northbound control, management and user planes
Sub-steps
1

add fzc-ipsec nb protect cplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundC-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb protect mplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundM-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb protect uplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundU-plane.

add fzc-ipsec nb bypass cmp

5.17.3 Deactivating LTE2017: IPSec Support for Flexi Zone


Controller
TheLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerfeatureisdeactivatedthrough
SCLIcommands.
Before you start
ThedeactivationoffeatureLTE2017:IPSecSupportforFlexiZoneControllerassumes
thattheFlexiZoneControllerissuccessfullycommissionedandconnectedviaSSHtoa
fieldengineeringworkstation(FEWS).TheFEWSSSHconnectionwillserveasthe
interfacetocommunicatewiththecontroller.
Thedeleteoperationwithinthefzc-ipseccommanddomainisusedforestablishing
andbypassingIPsecprotectionwithinaspecifictrafficplane.Theshowoperationwithin
thatsamefzc-ipsecdomaincanbeusedtoconsultthepolicystatusofsaid
connections.

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Command

delete fzc-ipseccommands
Parame
ter

deletefzcipsec

nb

deletefzcipsecsb

bypass

deletefzcipsecsb
bypass
deletefzcipsecsb
protect
deletefzcipsecnb

Attribute

DeletesnorthboundIPsecconfiguration.

DeletessouthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule.

protect

Eitherbypassor
protectoptionis
mandatory

allzone

Mandatory

DeletessouthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule
forallzone.

allzone

Mandatory

DeletessouthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectruleforallzone.

bypass

Eitherbypassor
protectoptionis
mandatory

DeletesnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule.

Eithercmp,cplaneor
mplaneoptionis
mandatory

DeletesnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule
forCMPserver.

sb

cmp
cplane
mplane

deletefzcipsecnb
protect

Description

Eithernborsboption
ismandatory

protect
deletefzcipsecnb
bypass

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

cplane
mplane

DeletessouthboundIPsecconfiguration.

DeletessouthboundIPsecprotectpolicyrule.

DeletesnorthboundIPsecprotectpolicyrule.

DeletesnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule
forC-plane.
DeletesnorthboundIPsecbypasspolicyrule
forM-plane.

Eitheruplane,cplane
ormplaneoptionis
mandatory

uplane

DeletesnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforC-plane.
DeletesnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforM-plane.
DeletesnorthboundIPsecconfigurationwith
protectpolicyruleforU-plane.

ThefollowingsectionsprovidethewrappercommandscoveringthemostcommonIPsec
deactivationusecases.
FormoreinformationontheseandothercommandsseeFlexiZoneControllerSCLI
Commands(DN09210703).

Removing IPsec from the FZC southbound interface Z1

delete fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone

Removing IPsec from the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and the northbound
user plane
Sub-steps
1

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect uplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundU-plane.

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Revoke protection of the southbound interface

delete fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone

Removing IPsec from the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and from the
northbound control and management planes
Sub-steps
1

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect cplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundC-plane.

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect mplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundM-plane.

delete fzc-ipsec nb bypass cmp

Revoke protection of the southbound interface

delete fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone

Removing IPsec to the FZC southbound interface (Z1) and to the northbound
control, management and user planes
Sub-steps
1

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect cplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundC-plane.

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect mplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundM-plane.

delete fzc-ipsec nb protect uplane remote-tep <IP>


Where<IP>istheparticularIPforthenorthboundU-plane.

delete fzc-ipsec nb bypass cmp

Revoke protection of the southbound interface

delete fzc-ipsec sb bypass allzone

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5.18 LTE2049: System Upgrade to FDD-LTE 15A


5.18.1 Description of LTE2049: System Upgrade to FDD-LTE 15A
Introduction to the feature
TheLTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15Afeatureenablesasmoothsystem
upgradeofthenetworkfrom:
releaseRL60toreleaseFDD-LTE15A
releaseRL70toreleaseFDD-LTE15A

Thefeaturedescribestheoverallsystemupgradestrategyandworkflow.Itincludes
backwardcompatibilityandthepossibilityofautomaticfallbackorrollbacktoearlier
release.
Benefits
End-user benefits
Thisfeaturedoesnotaffecttheend-userexperience.
Operator benefits
ThisfeatureprovidestheoperatorwithasmoothupgradepathfromreleaseRL60to
releaseFDD-LTE15AandfromreleaseRL70toreleaseFDD-LTE15A.
Requirements
Hardware and software requirements
Table241
System
release
FDD-LTE
15A
Flexi Zone
Controller
-

Hardwareandsoftwarerequirements
Flexi Multiradio
BTS

Flexi Multiradio
10 BTS

FL15A

FL15A

OMS
LTO15A

UE
-

Flexi Zone Micro


BTS
FLF15A

NetAct
NetAct15.5

Flexi Zone Access


Point

MME
-

SAE GW
-

Additional hardware requirements


Thisfeaturerequiresnoneworadditionalhardware.
Functional description
Functional overview
TheLTE2049:SystemUpgradetoFDD-LTE15Afeaturesupportsthesoftware(SW)
upgradefromreleaseRL60toreleaseFDD-LTE15AandfromreleaseRL70torelease
FDD-LTE15A.Thesystemupgradeispossibleinonestepandtherearenoneeded
intermediateSWversionstobeinstalled.Thefeatureincludesbackwardcompatibility
andprovidesthepossibilityofautomaticfallbackorrollbacktoreleaseRL60orrelease
RL70.

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Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

Thesystemupgradeisperformedinatop-downapproachasshowninFigure45:Topdownapproachforsystemupgrade:
Figure45

Top-downapproachforsystemupgrade

RL70
Optional elements
NetAct
new release

NetAct
old release

Traffica
new release

Traffica
old release

Top down

OMS
new release

OMS
old release

L3DC
new release

L3DC
old release

eNB
new release

eNB
old release

eNB
old release

eNB
old release

FDD-LTE 15A
Serviceoutagesareminimizedusingavailableresiliencyfeaturesandhardware
redundancy.Therefore,itisnotnecessarytotakethewholesystemoutofservicein
introducinganewSWrelease.

Note: Itisrecommendedtoperformthesystemupgradeduringlowtrafficload(for
example,duringnighttime)asservicedegradationandpartialservicelosscannotbe
fullyavoidedduringtheupgrade.
Software upgrade from RL60 to FDD-LTE 15A
Thesystemupgradesupportsthefollowingsoftwareupgrades:

Note: AmixedconfigurationofthreereleasesisnotsupportedinNetAct.TheRL60
NEsmustbeupgradeddirectlytoFDD-LTE15Arelease.

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NetActupgrade:NetAct8EP1>NetAct15.5
Duringsystemupgrade,NetActmustbeabletomanagethenetworkelements(NEs)
ofRL60releaseandFDD-LTE15Arelease.

operationandmaintenanceserver(OMS)upgrade:LTO6.0>LTO15A
TheOMSupgradeisperformedafterasuccessfulNetActupgrade.Upgradingall
OMSsinthenetworkbeforeupgradingthefirstevolvednodeB(eNB)isnotneeded.
Instead,itispossibletoupgradeacompletebranchofthehierarchyfromtheOMSto
theeNBs.

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FDD-LTE15A,FeatureDescriptionsandInstructions

Descriptionsofoperabilityfeatures

Note: TheOMSupgradeismanagedremotelyusingtheNetActsoftwaremanagement
(SWM)frameworkorlocallyusingCLI-basedAutomaticMajorSWUpgradeRunner
Tool(AMSURT).

eNBupgrade:LN6.0>FL15A
TheeNBisupgradedafterthecontrollingOMShasbeenupgraded.WhiletheeNBis
upgrading,NetActandOMScanmanagetheeNBsoftheformerreleaseandthe
newreleaseinparallel.
Trafficaupgrade:Traffica6SP3>Traffica15.5
ThereisnodependencybetweentheTrafficaupgradeandtheNetAct/OMS/eNB
upgrade.However,itisrecommendedtoupgradeTrafficainparallelwithNetAct.
Layer3DataCollector(L3DC)upgrade:L3DC7.0>L3DC15
ThereisnodependencybetweentheL3DCupgradeandtheNetAct/OMS/eNB
upgrade.However,itisrecommendedtoupgradetheL3DCbeforeupgradingthe
eNBs.IftheeNBisupgradedandtheL3DCisrunningintheoldversion,no
problemsareexpectedsincetheL3DCignoresunknownmessages.

Software upgrade from RL70 to FDD-LTE 15A


Thesystemupgradesupportsthefollowingsoftwareupgrades:

NetActupgrade:NetAct15.2>NetAct15.5
Duringsystemupgrade,NetActmustbeabletomanagetheNEsofRL70release
andFDD-LTE15Arelease.
OMSupgrade:LTO7.0>LTO15A
TheOMSupgradeisperformedafterasuccessfulNetActupgrade.Upgradingall
OMSsinthenetworkbeforeupgradingthefirsteNBisnotneeded.Instead,itis
possibletoupgradeacompletebranchofthehierarchyfromtheOMStotheeNBs.

Note: TheOMSupgradeismanagedremotelyusingtheNetActSWMframeworkor
locallyusingCLI-basedAMSURT.

eNBupgrade:

LN7.0>FL15A
LNF7.0>FLF15A
Note: TheFlexiZoneController(FZC)andFlexiZoneAccessPoint(FZAP)are
introducedinFDD-LTE15Areleaseandnoupgradepathsaresupported.

TheeNBisupgradedafterthecontrollingOMShasbeenupgraded.WhiletheeNBis
upgrading,NetActandOMScanmanagetheeNBsoftheformerreleaseandthe
newreleaseinparallel.
Traffica