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Half Rate and Dual Band Support

BSSPAR S9

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Dual Band Support

One BSC controls both


GSM and DCS Base Stations
DCS
GSM
GSM

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Dual Band Support

Can be used in multivendor environment

MSC Handovers between Nokia and NN BSS cells


DX 200

HO from NN GSM to Nokia GSM cell acting as umbrella


HO from NN GSM to Nokia DCS cell
HO from Nokia DCS or GSM to NN GSM cell

CM3
Nokia BSS
NN BSS

multiBandCell Y/N
G D G
G

D/G MS

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Dual Band Support
Parameter Value

multiBandCell Y/N
multiBandCellReporting 0..3
earlySendingIndication Y/N BTS

frequencyBandInUse GSM, GSM 1800,


GSM 1900, MULTI
BSC

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What Is HR ?

Software feature designed to maximise


spectrum efficiency
HR is a capacity solution
Each TRX can be configured FR / HR / DR
Traffic allocation depends on network load
Allocated on a per call basis

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Capacity Solution
18
16
14
Erlangs & Blocking %

12
10
8
Erl
6
Blocking % Blocking
4 design
Limit
2
0
1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23
Time (Hours)

Extra capacity only required for a shot period of time.


Temporary solution.
Capacity solution potential depends on HR capable mobiles on network.

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Blocking / HR penetration
9 20
blocked%
8
Erlangs 19,5
7

Erlangs Carried
Blocked call %
6 19
5
18,5
4
3 18
2
17,5
1
0 17
0

10

15

20

25

30

35

40

45
Half Rate MS penetration %

The higher the HR penetration the lower the


blocking.
Increased erlang.
Simulation done for 3TRX ( 22 FR TCH)

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Half Rate Support

btsLoadDepTCHRate 0 .. 100 DX 200


tchRateInternalHO 1 .. 5
16
kbit/s MS
or TCSM2 C
BTS
F 16 8
kbit/s kbits/
s
BSC
F/H
16
kbit/s
BTS
BTS 16 kbit/s F/H
F/H or
2*8kbit/s halfRateSupport Y/N in TRX
H
R

F
R
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Half Rate Support
FR/HRMS
FR USED Abis - Ater - A - Interface
Interface Interface 64 kbit/s
16 kbit/s

16 kbit/s FR
TCSM
FR MS

B M
FR 16 kbit/s FR/HR
S TCSM S
BTS
FR MS C C

8 kbit/s HR
TCSM
FR/HR MS
HR USED FR/HR
BTS
16 kbit/s or
2 X 8 kbit/s
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Allocation Algorithm
% of
free
FR TCH
in cell

Upper Limit 20%


Lower Limit 10%

Time
Allocate Allocate Allocate
FR TCHs HR TCHs FR TCH

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Handovers
Rate can change between cells.
The same codec will try to be maintained for
speech quality.

HR HR

FR FR

FR HR

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Half Rate Support
Parameter Value

lower limit for FR TCH resources 0..100 %


upper limit for FR TCH resources 0..100 %
tchRateInternalHo 1..5
BSC

lower limit for TCH FR resources 0..100 %


upper limit for FR TCH resources 0..100 %
tchRateIntracellHo 0..4 BTS

halfRateSupport Y/N
TRX

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