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RG20 EP1 & RL20 Network Engineering


Information
RF sharing GSM - LTE
BSS21520 & LTE447
Grzegorz Lehmann
Network Engineering
NWS LTE RA E2E Mgmt SA NetEng GSM & LTE Migration
June 2011
Please always use the latest version of the materials which can be found under the link:
https://sharenet-ims.inside.nokiasiemensnetworks.com/Overview/D422939656
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RF sharing GSM LTE


BSS21520 & LTE447

Revision History
Issue
Number

Date of Issue

1.0

07.2010

NetEng internal & NWS Product management comments considered

1.1

11.2010

O&M aspects enhanced

1.2

02.2011

Supported configurations updated

1.3

02.2011

Planning aspects re-worked

1.4

04.2011

NWS GSM Radio Access comments considered

1.5

06.2011

SW Release update

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Reason for Update

RF sharing GSM - LTE / Network Engineering

RF sharing GSM LTE


BSS21520 & LTE447
Open items
Item
Number

Open item description

Status/Comments

Update of the dependency table

To keep it aligned with FP

Update (if needed) of CM parameters

To cross-check with PDDB when LTE447 parameters are


approved

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RF sharing GSM LTE


BSS21520 & LTE447

Dependency
table

Release

Release

Releas
e

Release

BSS

BSC

BTS
TalkFamily

BTS
UltraSite

BTS
MetroSite

BTS
Flexi EDGE

Flexi Multiradio
BTS

RG20
(BSS)
EP1

S15
EP1

Not
supported

Not
supported

Not
supported

Not supported

EX4.1

SGSN

MCS

RAN

NetAct

No
dependency

No
dependency

No
dependency

OSS5.3
CD set 2

DX200
Platform

MS

No
dependency

No dependency

RL
release

eNB

NetAct

RL20

LBTS2.0

OSS6.0

Release

Releas
e

TD LTE
release

eNB (TD
LTE)

NetAct

tbd

tbd

tbd

HW requirements

MME

SAE GW

UE

FSM R2
FSM R3

no dependency

no dependency

no dependency

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RF sharing GSM LTE


BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi Multiradio BTS related presentations


NEI materials; Flexi Multiradio BTS, General Part (MR BTS overview, RF
configurations, RF performance, O&M aspects, RM bandwidth aware Flexi MR
BTS implementation, etc.)
https://sharenet-ims.inside.nokiasiemensnetworks.com/Open/407469388
NEI materials; RG20 EP1 & RL20, RF sharing GSMLTE on the same frequency band (BSS21520 & LTE447) (This
presentation)
https://sharenet-ims.inside.nokiasiemensnetworks.com/Overview/D422939656
NEI materials; RG20(BSS) & RG20 EP1(BSS), BS2xx@Flexi BSC Enhancements - Cositing with BTS+
https://sharenet-ims.inside.nokiasiemensnetworks.com/Overview/D423829661

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RF sharing GSM LTE


BSS21520 & LTE447

Table of Contents

Introduction
Feature details
Expected benefits
Planning aspects
O&M aspects

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Introduction

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Introduction

BSS21520 & LTE447


Flexi Multiradio BTS is a common HW platform to be used for different
access technologies: GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, LTE
Radio access functionality is shifted from dedicated HW to dedicated SW
Radio Modules (RFM/RRH) can transmit and receive multicarrier signals of
multiple radio technologies concurrently
Each RMs branch (pipe) can support several carriers (frequency blocks for
WCDMA/LTE and virtual TRXs in case of GSM/EDGE) within the available RMs
bandwidth or the bandwidth can be shared between different technologies
Different technologies share the same RF Power amplifiers within one band
The output power of the RF power amplifiers is split between the RATs

RF sharing GSM - LTE / Network Engineering

f2 f1

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F1
5Mhz

Flexi Multiradio BTS

0 .. 5

F2
5Mhz

Multimode
System Module
WCDMA/LTE

3-sector
RF
Module

f3

Basic MR
configuration:
3 HW units

GSM EDGE 18/36


Carrier System
Module

Example: EDGE and WCDMA


carriers in Concurrent Mode

RF Module bandwidth

Introduction

BSS21520 & LTE447

There are different working modes of Flexi Multiradio BTS


Dedicated Mode

Each technology has its own Radio Resources (e.g. RFM) connected to
the System Module

Each technology can operate in different frequency band


Each technology has its own antenna system connected to the dedicated
Radio Resources
Antenna feeder cables can be shared using Diplexers

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Introduction

BSS21520 & LTE447

There are different working modes of Flexi Multiradio BTS


Concurrent Mode

Radio Resources (e.g. RFM) are shared between technologies (different


RATs in the same frequency band)

Single antenna system is used for all the RATs sharing the same Radio
Resources
Dedicated SW features need to be
used to enable RM sharing between
different technologies

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RG10 / RU20: RF sharing WCDMA GSM


(RAN1770)
RG20 EP1 / RL20: RF sharing 2G LTE
(BSS21520 & LTE447)
Allowed combinations of multi-technology carriers
and the number of supported shared/dedicated
Radio Modules is strictly defined by the feature

Introduction

BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi Multiradio BTS is compatible to:


GERAN TS 45.005 (Rel.8)
UTRA-FDDTS 25.104 (Rel.8)
eUTRA (LTE)TS 36.104 (Rel.8)

Support for Dedicated Mode since:


GSM: RG10 on-top feature
WCDMA: RU20 on-top feature
LTE: RL10

Support for Concurrent Mode since:


GSM/WCDMA: RG10EP5.1* / RU20EP1
* BTS SW EX3.1, MP1.0

GSM/LTE: RG20 EP1 / RL20


after enabling of BSS21520 & LTE447 RF sharing GSM - LTE
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Feature details

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Feature details

BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi Multiradio Modules


System Module

DC power distribution to
RF Units and BB
Extension

FSMD / FSME
Transmission
sub-module

PWR PWR PWR PWR

LTE related Flexi Multimode System

3 HU

Module (HW Rel 2) - FSMD/FSME


FSMD/FSME can run either

Optical RP3-01 to
BTS site external
RF Units and
alarms and
Extension module
controls
External synchronization
input and output

3x 100 &
1000 BaseT
Ethernet

WCDMA/HSPA or LTE application SW


FSMD* FSMD -> up to 1+1 LTE site
@ 20 MHz with 2TX or 1+1+1 LTE site
@10 MHz with 2TX MIMO
FSME up to 1+1+1 LTE site @ 20
MHz with 2TX MIMO

GSM/EDGE related EDGE System

ESMB / ESMC

Synch
out Synch
Q1 FPA Optical RP3 01
in
EAC LMP

3 HU

Module ESMB/ESMC
ESMB

- up to 18 carriers/TRX

capacity
ESMC - up to 36 carriers/TRX capacity
Note: FSMD is planned to be supported in RL30

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PWR PWR

Ground

PWR PWR

PW
R

Status and Power LED


Transmission PIU

Power input

Feature details

DC Power supply input

BSS21520 & LTE447

RX Antenna
connector

Flexi Multiradio
Modules RF Module

TX/RX Antenna
connector
Optical connections
to System Module

Flexi Multiradio RF Module - RFM


Each branch (pipe) contains:
The transmitter and receiver chains and the front end, software tunable
filters
Two receive chains to provide 2-way receive diversity

Integrated antenna line supervision and MHA support


OBSAI connectivity (optical 3 x RP3 interfaces)

FXxA RFM variants (HW Rel 2.2) are LTE & WCDMA & GSM capable

RP3

RX div

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RXMC

LNA
LNA

RX

GSM SM

RX main

MCPA

X
Duplexer

TX

RFM

MCPA Multi Carrier


Power Amplifier

Feature details

BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi Multiradio Modules RF Module

RF Module is a single band module


RFM is able to work within the whole 3GPP band, however, its
operational bandwidth in UL and DL is limited
The RF bandwidth is determined by two "blocks" in the RFM
module:
SW Tuneable (STuFF) Front End Filter and
Digital PreDistortion (DAPD), which is used to improve the TX
performance in the Multiradio capable BTS

The carriers supported by the pipe must stay within that RFM
sub-band, however, sub-band window can be tuned to cover
the desired frequencies from the 3GPP band
STuF and DAPD are automatically tuned by BTS SW, based on
allocated carriers on each pipe

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Feature details
BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi MR BTS - TX output power


The nominal output power at the antenna connector is equal to:
60 W for the 3-sector RFM (60W per branch (pipe))
40 W for single sector RRH (40W per branch (pipe))

The nominal output power at each branch (pipe) is the maximum

cumulated sum of output powers of all the carriers (TRXs) within that
branch
The output power per carrier of a radio branch decreases with the
increasing number of carriers in the radio branch
In the concurrent mode the total output power of RFM/RRH is shared
between radio technologies:
GSM / LTE 40W / 20W or GSM / LTE 20W / 40W
GSM / WCDMA 40W / 20W or GSM / WCDMA 20W / 40W

Then the output power dedicated to each technology is distributed among


defined carriers (GSM) or limited according to installed license
(WCDMA/LTE)
Maximum output power per carrier is finally determined by the number of
defined carriers
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Feature details

Shared RFM HW FXEA (1800 MHz)


RFM bandwidth Tx/Rx: 20/30 MHz

BSS21520 & LTE447

RF configurations
LTE configuration

GSM configuration:

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20 W
LTE BW: 5 MHz

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 10/12/15/20/30/40 W
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20 W
3 + 3 + 3 10/12 W
4 + 4 + 4 10 W

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20/40 W
LTE BW: 5 MHz

One sector shown only

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 10/12/15/20 W
2 + 2 + 2 10 W

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LTE configuration

GSM configuration:

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20 W
LTE BW: 10 MHz

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 10/12/15/20/30/40 W
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20 W
3 + 3 + 3 10/12 W
4 + 4 + 4 10 W

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20/40 W
LTE BW: 10 MHz

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 10/12/15/20 W
2 + 2 + 2 10 W

Note: The list of supported RF


configurations is subject for further changes

RF sharing GSM - LTE / Network Engineering

Feature details

BSS21520 & LTE447

Shared RFM HW FXEA (1800 MHz)


RFM bandwidth Tx/Rx: 20/30 MHz

RF configurations
LTE configuration:

GSM configuration:

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20 W
LTE BW: 5 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20/30/40 W
4 + 4 + 4 10/12/15/20 W
6 + 6 + 6 10/12 W
8 + 8 + 8 10 W
One sector shown only

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20/40 W
LTE BW: 5 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20 W
4 + 4 + 4 10 W

LTE configuration:

GSM configuration:

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20 W
LTE BW: 10 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20/30/40 W
4 + 4 + 4 10/12/15/20 W
6 + 6 + 6 10/12 W
8 + 8 + 8 10 W

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20/40 W
LTE BW: 10 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20 W
4 + 4 + 4 10 W

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LTE configuration:

GSM configuration:

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20 W
LTE BW: 15 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20/30/40 W
4 + 4 + 4 10/12/15/20 W

1800 MHz:
1 + 1 + 1 8/20/40 W
LTE BW: 15 MHz

1800 MHz:
2 + 2 + 2 10/12/15/20 W
4 + 4 + 4 10 W

Note: The list of supported RF


configurations is subject for further changes

Expected benefits

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Expected benefits
BSS21520 & LTE447

Usage of common hardware platform for GSM and LTE:


Brings general OPEX savings on spare part stock, logistics and maintenance
Allows for future proof BTS site evolution
RF sharing allows for faster site construction and LTE rollout - existing
GSM antenna system can remain untouched

Deploying LTE on GSM frequencies presents a unique opportunity for low


cost GSM modernization with Flexi Multiradio BTS
Modernized GSM + Re-farmed WCDMA / HSPA / LTE

GSM/WCDMA/LTE RF Module
WCDMA/LTE System Module
GSM System Module
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Planning aspects

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Planning aspects

Typical 2G & LTE co-sitting options

BSS21520 & LTE447

Shared Antenna System

Feederless LTE upgrade

MGTA Dual MHA

Shared
Antenna
for GSM
and LTE
Shared
Mast Head
Amplifiers

Flexi RF module
LTE BTS

GSM BTS

Flexi Multiradio
Combiner
GSM BTS

Flexi
WCDMA/LTE
RF module

AISG Compliant
Separate output
for antenna tilt
signals

Shared
feeders

Feeders

Separate antennas
or 4-port Dual
antenna for GSM
and LTE

LTE BTS

GSM 1800
Antenna

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GSM BTS

GSM/EDGE BTS

Flexi WCDMA/LTE
System module

Note: Antenna system for one sector shown


only

RF sharing GSM - LTE / Network Engineering

Optical
fiber and
DC cable

Flexi
WCDMA/LTE
System module

Planning aspects
BSS21520 & LTE447
Shared
antenna
systems

Typical 2G & LTE co-sitting options

Benefits

Drawbacks

Faster site construction and LTE

Significant increase of UL losses due to MRC

rollout: existing GSM antenna


system can remain untouched

Can be compensated with MHAs

Increased DL losses due to:


Installed MRC
Additional combining stage for GSM TRXs (if more than 1 TRX)

Same antenna tilt settings for GSM and LTE


TX diversity cannot be applied because of lack of
additional TX path

Feederless
LTE
upgrade
(with Dual Xpol antenna)

Feederless
LTE
upgrade
(with separate
antennas)

Minimized DL losses for LTE due

Existing GSM antennas must be replaced with

Minimized DL losses for LTE due

Additional antennas must be installed


Additional civil works are required (in some cases

to lack of feeder
No combining losses
Different antenna tilt settings for
GSM and LTE possible
MIMO can be supported for LTE

to lack of feeder
No combining losses
Different antenna tilt settings for
GSM1800 and LTE1800 possible
MIMO can be supported for LTE

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Dual X-pol antennas

even site re-construction might be needed) to


install additional antennas
More antennas installed on site might be not
acceptable due to visual impact

Antennas

Planning aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

Typical 2G & LTE co-sitting options

ANT1

Multi Radio Combiner (MRC) introduces

ANT2
RX

TX

additional losses in both directions: uplink and


downlink
TX path loss ~ 0.5 dB
RX path loss ~ 4 dB (can be compensated with Mast

MRC

TX/RX
RX

RX

GSM
BTS

Signal by-pass for MHA power feed and


ANT
1

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TX/RX

LTE BTS

ANT
1

ANT
2

ANT
2

MRC
WBC

WBC

TRX1

TRX0

TRX3

TRX2

TRX1

TRX3

WBC

WBC

TRX2

WBC

1 sector example
TX paths shown only
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BTS2Main

Duplexer

TRX0

MRC

BTS1DivBTS2Div

BTS1Main

Head Amplifier - MHA)

control/alarms
MRC requires addition stage of combining to
get all Tx carriers on a single antenna path
In LTE 2TX MIMO can not be used since
single transmit path is used only

TX

RX

Planning aspects

2G & LTE co-sitting with Flexi


Multiradio and RF sharing

BSS21520 & LTE447

Shared Antenna System

In addition with Flexi


Multiradio hardware
feederless solution can
be easily applied for
GSM/EDGE

Shared
Antenn
a for
GSM
and LTE

Shared
feeders

Flexi RF
module with
RF sharing
enabled
Flexi
WCDMA/LTE
System
module

Optical
fiber and
DC cable

Flexi
GSM/EDGE
System module
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Flexi RF module
With RF sharing
enabled

Flexi
Multiradio
BTS

Antenna sharing can be


done without installation
of additional HW
elements: MRC and MHA
no coverage reduction
due to additional
combining losses
Existing antennas remain
untouched

Shared
Antenn
a for
GSM
and LTE

Flexi
Multiradio
BTS

Minimized drawbacks in
comparison to the cositting with legacy 2G
BTS types:

Feederless LTE upgrade

Note: Antenna system for one sector shown


only

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Flexi
WCDMA/LTE
System module

Flexi
GSM/EDGE
System module

Planning aspects
BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi MR BTS GSM Output power

RP3

RX main

RXMC

LNA

RX div

GSM
Dedicated
Mode

LNA

RX

GSM SM

MCPA

GSM
Dedicate
d Mode

Duplexer

TX

RFM

RFM unit static


power allocation

MCPA1

MCPA2

RRH unit static power


allocation

1TRX@40W/TRX
2TRX@20W/TRX
3TRX@13W/TRX
4TRX@10W/TRX
5TRX@8W/TRX
6TRX@6W/TRX

1TRX@40W/TRX
2TRX@20W/TRX
3TRX@13W/TRX
4TRX@10W/TRX
5TRX@8W/TRX
6TRX@6W/TRX

2TRX@40W/TRX
4TRX@20W/TRX
6TRX@13W/TRX
8TRX@10W/TRX
10TRX@8W/TRX
12TRX@6W/TRX

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1TRX@60W/TRX
2TRX@30W/TRX
3TRX@20W/TRX
4TRX@15W/TRX
5TRX@12W/TRX
6TRX@10W/TRX

Planning aspects
BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi MR BTS GSM Power Budget


Similarly to Flexi Multiradio BTS the output power of UltraSite / Flexi
EDGE BTS strongly depends on the number of TRXs in a cell
Output power is influenced by duplexer & combiner losses
900MHz case

Flexi EDGE BTS

Flexi MR BTS
1 RFM pipe per cell

Flexi MR BTS
2 RFM pipes per cell

Example of the Max pathloss


calculation for 4+4+4 BTS
configuration
No MHA
2 RX div in UL
Feederless for MR BTS
Antenna system with feeders for
UltraSite BTS
Output power for MR BTS
depends on the number of
defined carriers (static allocation
is considered; dedicated RFM
mode)
Combining losses reduce BTS
output power for Flexi EDGE
BTS

Max pathloss (UL&DL)


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159.7 dB

161.2 dB

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161.2 dB

Planning aspects
BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi MR BTS GSM Power Budget


In case of traditional antenna system configuration with feeder installed on
site comparable Max pathloss values can be achieved for both BTS types
Note: Similar sensitivity as for Flexi EDGE BTS can be assumed in case
of Flexi Multiradio BTS
Comparable results can be

900MHz case

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expected for both types of


radios: RRH and RFM in
feederless installation
Note: no RFM sharing
between different
technologies considered in
the presented example of
Max pathloss calculations

RF sharing GSM - LTE / Network Engineering

Planning aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447


Flexi MR BTS offers comparable RF performance with UltraSite / Flexi
Coverage
decrease
increase

EDGE BTS even in case of RFM working in the concurrent mode (feederless
solution considered)
Single RFM on site:
no sharing up to 6+6+6
TRXs
2G-LTE-WCDMA sharing up
to 4+4+4 TRXs

22

2 4

Further capacity
increase owing to
improved HW
efficiency

FlexiEDGE
BTS 4+4+4 as
reference

4
4

4
6

Flexi EDGE
BTS 4+4+4 as
reference

Note:
Hard blocking taken into account as
capacity limit

No of TRXs (carriers) per cell

4
Static power allocation considered for
Flexi MR BTS

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O&M aspects

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Feature details

BSS21520 & LTE447

Flexi MR BTS in the concurrent mode is seen as two


separate logical network elements with common radio
resources

RFM and antenna lines are shared


In the concurrent mode both system
modules must be synchronized
together
Each module has its own power
supply
Both system modules can feed the
power to the RFM
Each radio technology has
dedicated logical backhaul
connections (Abis and S1) to radio
controllers and servers (from each
logical network element)

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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

Configuration management
Each RAT specific SM sets up
own O&M interface and mediates
separately via own mediator with
NetAct management system
The topology handling for shared
resources works independently of
each other LTE and GSM
systems take care of the objects,
topology parameters and reporting
themselves
Configuration management is
done for each RAT independently,
according to rules already defined
for each technology
There are separate BTS element
managers used RF
forsharing
LTE
GSM
GSM -and
LTE / Network
Engineering

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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

Configuration management

From the operation point of view both collocated System


Modules have different role: Master and Slave
Master System Module acts as synchronization master, link and radio
master for shared RF
The sync master provides BTS site level system clock,
synchronization to the sync slave SM, and Ethernet connection
towards the sync slave SM
The radio master acts as a radio master for shared RM(s) and is
responsible for the configuration of shared and own resources in the
shared RM(s)
Master System Module controls the download and activation of SW in
shared Radio Modules and handles BTS level recovery based on
alarm notifications, which are received from the shared RM(s)
In the configuration with shared radio resources LTE System Module
is always the Master

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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

Configuration management

The synchronization master and radio masters shall be


defined during commissioning procedure
Commissioning of both NEs: GSM and LTE is done using the
same and common SCF (Site Configuration File)
The SCF contains RAT specific data and shared configuration data
The shared configuration data is activated trough Master System
Module
Common RF parameters can be modified and downloaded to RF
equipment via Master radio access technology (RAT)

Changes in shared resources are visible in both RATs


Both System Modules may support Autoconnection (according to
RAT dependent releases) and shall not rely on the partner module to
get commissioned
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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

It is recommended to commission Master SM first


Slave will take shared object into use immediately when Slave is
commissioned

License Management
In LTE the SW monitoring concept is applied to derive the feature
usage from the configuration data
For GSM (slave mode) the GSM specific license is required

Performance management
Both system modules report their counters separately

HW Management
The standard Hardware Management (Inventory) is applied. Both
slave and master NE includes the hardware information of the shared
equipment
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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

Fault management

The alarms are managed separately for LTE and GSM


Alarms of shared resources are doubled (master and slave alarm) and
send to respective technology specific object, e.g. GSM cell and LTE
cell, of each system module (LTE and GSM)
If the shared resource is faulty the alarm is raised in both technologies
and marked as shared. This emphasize that the correction should be
made via LTE side

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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

LTE Parameters

Note: The parameters are subject for further changes and updates

rfSharingEnabled

Rf Sharing Enabled

Object: BTSSCL
unit: range: 0 false, 1 true
default: false

This parameter enables the RF sharing in GSM and LTE


Note: The parameter is on-line modifiable

syncMaster

Synchronization Master

object: SMOD
unit: range: 0 false, 1 true
default: -

The parameter defines which oscillator is used for source of the BTS site
system clock. Other module(s) in a BTS are synch slave(s)

radioMaster

Radio Master

object: SMOD
unit: range: 0 false, 1 true
default: -

With value "true" this parameter defines a system module that controls radio
SW updates, antenna line device parameters, and common radio parameters
in case of single technology dedicated RF-module or master mode when RFsharing feature is used
Note: BTS restart is required to modify the parameter

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O&M aspects

BSS21520 & LTE447

2G Parameters

Note: The parameters are subject for further changes and updates

bcfSwMaster

BCF SW Master

Object: BCF
unit:
range:
0 Not defined
1 GSM ONLY (No shared RFMs SW_Master = GSM)
2 GSM SHARED (Shared RFMs SW_Master = GSM)
3 OTHER SHARED (Shared RFMs SW_Master = Other than GSM)
default: -

This parameter defines the SW master


of Flexi Multiradio BTS
Note:
This is the read-only parameter

Counters
There are no counters related to this feature
For internal use
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