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Huawei LTE Roadmap and Solution

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Author: Wang Wanli, Senior LTE marketing manager

Email: wangwanli@huawei.com

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Contents
LTE Industry Updates Huawei LTE Roadmap and Solution Case Study

LTE Deployment Booming in Global MBB Market


159 Commercial Launches in 12Q4
160 140 120 100 80

All Bands Evolve to LTE


MHz
2600

159
Forecast Forecast Oct. 1

The fastest developing wireless technology ever

43
39 8 # of commercial LTE networks in different bands

1800
800

105
700

60 40
20 0

13
4 4

47 17 2
2009 2010 2011 2012

2100
2300 AWS

10

October 1, 2012 GSA

Oct. 1, 2012 GSA

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LTE Devices Rapidly Increasing with Superstar Products


300% Growth of LTE Device
Oct. 2012

Superstar UE support LTE

~800 Dec 2012 Forecast

iPhone 5: 5 Million sold in 3 days


Huawei Ascend P1

>300%
137
Jun 2011

467
2012

Oct. 2012

2 16 28 104 108

Tablet Router

Multi-band / Multi-mode is the trend


4-Core, GUL-FDD/TDD, Chipsets for all major bands

Module
USB modem Phone Femtocell

36

26

Notebook

K3V2
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Snapdragon

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GL1800 Refarming: Key to Success of LTE


39 Commercially launched
Total 75MHz in 1800M Band Most operators owns10~25MHz

1800M spectrum underused

GL1800 co-site, co-coverage


Larger capacity than HSPA+

Continents with commercial LTE1800MHz Source: GSA report. Oct 2012

Frequency ready 30%~50% TCO saving by SingleRAN

39 LTE1800 networks commercially


launched

18 LTE1800 on-going deployment

...
23 were built by Huawei
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Eco-system is mature

98 LTE1800 announced devices


iPHone5 support L1800

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Contents
LTE Industry Updates Huawei LTE Roadmap and Solution Case Study

LTE eRAN FDD Feature Roadmap Overview


eRAN2.x
3GPP Release 9

Released Ready for Contract Planned Planning

eRAN3.0
3GPP Release 10

eRAN6.0
3GPP Release 10

eRAN7.0 and Later


3GPP Release 11

Radio Performance Compact Bandwidth Flexible User Steering


Service Flash CSFB ETWS

Radio Performance UL Intra-eNB CoMP Adaptive ICIC Distance based Handover


Service LAI based CSFB

LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation Static TDM eICIC


Radio Performance Advanced Receiver Control Channel IRC

LTE Advanced DL 4x2 MU-MIMO DL CoMP Carrier Aggregation (>2 CC) UL SU-MIMO eICIC (CA based)

SON RACH Optimization Transport and Security IPv6 & IPv4 Dual Stack S1, X2 over IPv6
Energy Saving PSU Intelligent Sleep Mode

SON Network Geographic Observation Coverage Evaluation Traffic Map


Transport and Security IPSec for IPv6 Integrated Firewall (L2 & L3)

Service CMAS Dynamic DRX


SON Network Geographic Observation Drop Call Analysis Sniffer based Rapid Self Configuration

Radio Performance PUCCH CoMP Service eMBMS Offload (SIPTO / LIPA) Intelligent Access Class Control SON HetNet MLB

(for Pico & Atom)


Transport and Security Ethernet OAM (Y.1731)

Transport and Security Security Operation Center

2011Q3

2012Q3

2013Q3

>2014

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Huawei LTE Key Values Overview

No-Edge
RAT/layer network Deep indoor coverage

Network

Efficient
Efficient operation

Network

Enhanced user experience in cell edge Smooth user experience in Multi-

Efficient spectrum utilization Efficient smart device usage

SingleRAN LTE
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Broad Pipe Smooth evolution Quick deployment

SingleRAN LTE
No.1 SingleRAN Convergence

One Cabinet
Baseband Convergence Blade RRU

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SingleRAN New Cabinet Highlights


900M 1.8G 2.1G

2 6 6+3

BBU

RFU
RRU
2*60W 2*40W

BTS3900A

High capacity to support up to 6RFUs+9RRUs

96
2
Easy expansion with stackable installation.
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PLUS 3
Power Efficiency

4
Improved heat dissipation

Energy Saving with high power efficiency


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Baseband Evolution to Multi-mode Convergence


Saving Boards
SingleOM

Saving Boards
SingleOM

GSM

UMTS

LTE

UBBP
LTE LBBP

Saving BBU
SingleOM
GSM UMTS WBBP LTE LBBP

GSM

UMTS WBBP

UMPT

future
Co-UBBP

UMPT

eRAN6.0
Co-UMPT

GTMU

UMPT

LMPT

eRAN3.0

Unified control card. Unified maintenance

Unified base band processing card. Baseband support multi-mode concurrent.

Co-BBU

GU, GL, UL in same BBU with different boards GUL co-transmission


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Blade RRU: Flexible Assembled RRU


RRU3938

1.8G 12L/2*40W IBW:35M GA:2013Q2

5 minutes for new RRU installation

Faster for new RF installation: 12L/14KG, smaller size, standardized shape.

Seamlessly assembled as One Box, easier site acquisition. Flexible combination for multiple bands : 2.6G ,900M, 1800M, 2.1G, and more. Separated installation and maintenance for each module.

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No-Edge Experience
100+% more throughput on cell edge

Better experience in cell edge


Better experience indoor Better experience Cross-Layer

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eRAN3.0 2012Q3

UL Intra-eNodeB CoMP: 10% Cell Edge Throughput Gain


UL CoMP with Co-demodulation & Interference Rejection
Without CoMP

2*Rx Gain (eRAN3.0, LBBPd1)


Without CoMP
With CoMP

7% ~ 10%

10% ~ 16%
Cell2 Cell0

Cell average
Intra-eNB CoMP

throughput (Mbps)

Cell Edge throughput (Mbps)

(* Simulation assumption: 10MHz, 2-Sector CoMP)

UE1 UE2 Cell1

4*Rx Gain (eRAN6.0, LBBPd2)


3%
Without CoMP
With CoMP

Gain for UE1: Co-demodulated. Gain for UE2: Interference (UE1) Rejection.

5%

Improve capacity, coverage, and compatible with legacy UE

Cell average

throughput (Mbps)

Cell Edge throughput (Mbps)

(* Simulation assumption: 10MHz, 2-Sector CoMP)

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eRAN3.0 2012Q3

Adaptive ICIC: 30% Cell Edge Throughput Increase


Cell edge interference lead to low throughput With Adaptive ICIC
eCoordinator2.0 (2013Q3)
Frequency: reuse=3

Frequency: reuse=1

Adaptive ICIC switch on/off Support cell edge frequency reuse (1, 3, 6)

High Low
Cell Edge Interference Cell Edge Throughput

Low
Cell Edge Interference

30%
improved
Cell Edge Throughput

Unique cell edge frequency reuse 6 in telecom industry


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eRAN6.0 2013Q3

Uplink Control Channel IRC: 30% Gain in UL Coverage


IRC: Interference Rejection Combining Scenario: Urban area small ISD (Inter Site Distance) sites

Control Channel IRC vs. MRC

UEs Interfering on PRACH and PUCCH

PUCCH IRC


Victim cell Interfering cell

2.5~3dB gain in 2Rx 3.7~4.2dB gain in 4Rx

PRACH IRC Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH/PRACH) IRC Increase UL control channel coverage Improve network access success rate Support of adaptive switch between MRC and IRC
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3.5~4.5dB gain in 2Rx 5.1~7.8dB gain in 4Rx

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eRAN6.0 2013Q3

Advanced Receiver (PSIC): 16% Gain in UL Cell Average Throughput


AR(PSIC) Applied Scenarios:

16% UL cell average throughput


Huawei ASIC
Parallel Soft Interference Cancellation
UL MU-MIMO + LMMSE UL MU-MIMO+ SIC

16%
UL MU-MIMO

BBU

Symbols of one UE

Uplink Cell Average Throughput


(2Rx, UL MU-MIMO+SIC vs. UL MU-MIMO+LMMSE)

Based on Huawei ASIC PSIC handles interference for UL MU-MIMO and symbols of one UE
Supported by LBBPd1/LBBPd2/LBBPd3
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AtomCell for Deep Coverage in Various Scenarios


1
BTS3202E
Outdoor hotspots or blind spot
(2011Q4 GA) 2.6G/2.1G(2013Q1) 2*5W@9.7L/11.5kg ( support external antenna/ internal external)

BTS3202B
Indoor hotspots
( 2012Q3 GA) 2.6G: 2*125mW@2.6L/2kg ( support external antenna/ internal antenna)

BTS3203E
Outdoor hotspots
(2013Q2 GA) 2.6G/2.1G 4*1W@ 5.2L/6.5Kg ( internal antenna)

Flexible Backhaul Solution


FE/GE
Macro site

xDSL

AtomCell site

Microwave/Wi-Fi/eRelay

xPON

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eRAN6.0 2013Q3

Static TDM eICIC: 30% Coverage Extension for Small Cell


Macro and Micro LTE HetNet Coverage of micro is limited by interference of macro Coverage with eICIC
Sub-frames

Coverage without eICIC

Time Synchronized

Almost Blank Sub-frame ( ABS)

Sub-frames

30% expansion

ABS allocated for cell edge UEs of Micro eNodeB

Cell Range Expansion (CRE) Area

30% gain

eICIC requires R10 UE Macro and micro cells must be time-synchronized


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No eICIC (ABS + RE)

eICIC (ABS + RE)

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Efficient Network
30+% more efficiency

Efficient Spectrum Utilization Efficient smart device usage Efficient operation


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Compact Bandwidth: 22% More Capacity in GL1800 Refarming


200KHz Guard Band (Standard)
Compact bandwidth

GSM

LTE
Sharper Filter

GSM carriers

LTE carrier

18.4MHz 15MHz

Normal bandwidth

Edge RB squeezed

6MHz

3.4MHz

15MHz

Case: Total bandwidth = 24.4MHz Compact Bandwidth


Compact Bandwidth (MHz)
4.8 9.6 14.6 18.22 18.58 18.94 19.3 Available RB number 25 50 75 92 94 96 100 Compact Sharper Filter Sharper Filter Sharper Filter 6RB squeezed 4RB squeezed 2RB squeezed Sharper Filter

Capacity +22%

GL1800 Co-RRU@10MHz is planning


No impact to UE Full use of frequency

15M (75RB)

18.4M (92RB)

Unique value to operators with limited spectrum

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eRAN6.0 2013Q3

LTE-A CA Enhances Multi-Carrier Spectrum Efficiency


Carrier Aggregation Scenarios
Carrier 1 Carrier 2
Peak

Rate per User Doubled

150Mbps

Intra-band CA continuous Carrier 1 Carrier 2

300Mbps
R10 UE

150Mbps

DL 2*2MIMO @ 20MHz, CA: 40MHz

Intra-band CA non-continuous
Carrier 1 Band 1

Better Experience

in Cell Edge
Carrier 2 Carrier 1

Carrier 2
Inter-band CA

Band 2

Assign more RB for cell edge UE


edge
Mbps

center

CA

2.6G dual-carrier
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2600M + 800M dual-band

No-CA

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eRAN3.0 2012Q3

Enhanced CSFB: Shorten CSFB Time 30%


Flash CSFB
LAI Based CSFB

1.3s CSFB to GSM saving 2s


CSFB

to UMTS saving

1~2s CSFB to GSM saving 2~3s


CSFB

to UMTS saving

GSM/UMTS CN

LTE CN

RAN Info

Fallback to same LAI, avoid location update procedure

GUL

No need to read SIB in G/U

GUL

TA3/LA1
LTE RAN
GUL

GU RAN

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GSM/UMTS Fast Return to LTE , Delay Reduced 90%


Without fast return

PS
LTE

PS Ready CSFB cell reselection

LTE

GSM/UMTS

CSFB

Fast Return

With fast return PS

8s after UE idle
PS Ready

LTE

CSFB
GSM / UMTS

GSM/UMTS

CSFB from LTE to GSM/UMTS for voice UE is redirected to LTE immediately after CSFB ends
Huawei GBSS14.0 / RAN14.0 supported fast return UE should be GSM/UMTS/LTE multi-mode

500ms after CS call


7.5s delay reduced
improves the PS service users experience

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eRAN6.0 2013Q3

Dynamic DRX Saves 60% of UE RF Power


Smartphone Challenge

Frequent Heartbeat Avoid Signaling Strom Always Online Short Battery Life

No DRX

Data Traffic
25% Saving

VOD

VoIP

High Traffic
DRX
Dynamic DRX

Low traffic

Heartbeat

60% Saving

Traditional Method

Dynamic DRX
DRX Cycle

Always online: 70% less signaling for heartbeat


Ultra-Long DRX cycle: Up to 60% UE RF power saved in heartbeat-only period. Fast out-of sync: Reduce PUCCH resource Availabe in eRAN6.0
Continuous Receive

Ultra-long DRX Cycle Save 60% UE RF power Always online: resolve signaling storm

Save 25% UE RF power

Adaptive switch between different modes


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Integrated OSSATAE 1200 eNE

Unified Hardware Platform for All OSS Products


(M2000/PRS/TranSight/Nastar)

Soft Expansion
eNE

1200

800 400

17

11
Add 2 Blades Add 6 Blades

iManager 11 iManager 12 iManager 13 Example: One Cabinet for 1200 eNE (M2000+PRS)

Advanced Telecommunications Application Environment

1200 eNE (M2000+PRS)

+ 253%
Capacity

- 75%
Power

- 80%
Footprint

- 50%
Delivery

1200 eNE Max. 60000 Ucells (KPI-counter, 60 minutes)

ATAE vs. Traditional Server

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Typical Configuration : M2000+PRS, 800 eNE


800 eNE:
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 M20000-DB 11 12 PRS-Standby 13 14 DB-Standby

M2000-Standby

M2000-DB

PRS-DB

M2000

M2000

M2000

OSMU

LSW

LSW

PRS

TS

M2000+PRS Typical Configuration

Add New Blade from 400 eNE

NE Type
GBSS

Conversion Number of Unit Equivalent NEs


1 TRX 1/75

Total Number of Unit of Mobitel


15,000

Total Number of eNE of Mobitel


200

WRAN
eRAN

1 Cell
1 Cell

1/35
1/42

8,000
180

230
5

Based on the conditions: All-counter, 30 minutes, if 15 minutes, the Number of eNB is 1.7 times
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SingleSON Improve Multi-RAT/Layer Network Operation Efficiency


SingleSON Architecture
Auto configuration Auto maintenance

M2000

Professional Service
Human involved network analysis and optimization

SingleSON features are distributed at multiple products like SingleRAN, eCoordinator, and OSS.
Response Time
Scale

Process Complexity

SingleRAN

eCoordinator
Multi-RAT/Multi-layer Self-optimization

Slow

Large

High

GSM UMTS LTE

Fast
Auto optimization

Small

Low

Satisfy different requirement of response time (milliseconds, seconds, minutes, hours level)

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PnP: Improving Commissioning Efficiency up to 50%

Commissioning and planning occupy 41% of rollout cost.

Marco Site and AtomCell PnP


1. Auto IPSec Tunnel Setup
2. Auto SW Download

Commissioning

23%
11% 7%

Planning

M2000 Security GW AtomCell


3. Auto Planning (AtomCell Only)

18%

Marco Site
4. Auto Configuration

30% 11%

Up to 50% commissioning efficiency improved Up to 90% Planning efficiency improved for AtomCell

Huawei wireless intelligence

IPSec tunnel automatic setup to enhance the security of data


transmission
PnP: Plug and Play
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Multi-RAT ANR: Save

90% Manual Neighbor Configuration

More neighbor cells, modes and frequencies


18x

Multi-RAT ANR :
MR

108
G-Cell A U-Cell 1 L-Cell B

Generate neighboring cell relations automatically


U-Cell 1 G-Cell A L-Cell B

10x

60
LTE UMTS GSM L-Cell B
G-Cell A

GSM

GSM/UMTS

GSM/UMTS/LTE

U-Cell 1

eCoordinator

Number of faults generated by neighbor cells:


More 30%
GSM/UMTS GSM/UMTS/LTE

Unique bi-directional inter-RAT ANR in telecom industry


ANR: Automatic Neighbor Relation; MR: Measurement Report

Industry 1st commercial ANR (German Operator)


Multi-RAT ANR should be realized by both eCoordinator and eRAN features and supported by UE

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CODR: Fast Detection and Recovery of Cell Outage


Cell Outage Problems Call Drop Access Failure Poor Experience

Cell Outage

M2000
Detect

Recovery Scenario 1: Activate Cell Scenario 2: Handover

CODR: Cell outage detect and recovery CODR should be realized by both M2000 and NE features

Shorten Service Failure Duration and Ensure End User Experience


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Contents
LTE Industry Updates Huawei LTE Roadmap and Solution Case Study

Everything, Everywhere in UK: Worlds Largest GL1800 Network


Challenge and Need

Nationwide coverage

High OPEX & poor performance on legacy GSM1800 network

Quickly provide a competitive LTE service (10,000+ sites) 50MHz+ in 1800M, difficult to cover such wide spectrum

Dense Urban

Sub-urban

Rural

Solution and Benefit

GigaSite

Indoor BTS3900L

RRU BBU

Distributed DBS3900

GigaSite solution: High integration, easy deployment, lower power consumption and maintenance cost
High Performance MSR RF modules: High Tx Power and wide IBW (2X80W) support GSM+LTE dual-mode E2E GL1800 Refarming: greatly save CAPEX and OPEX, fast time-to-market

12 RFU + 6 RRU
MSR GSM+LTE
MRFUd (2X80W)

9 RRU
RRU3929 260W

GL1800 UE

Huawei Ascend P1
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Huawei E392

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M1 Singapore : LTE Introduction and GSM Modernization


Excellent Performance in LTE1800 Network

Challenges and Needs


Fast growth mobile data and low growth service revenue Boosting in data traffic bring hotspot congesting and effect experience Keep leading in Singapore MBB market

Solutions and Benefits


Innovative DBS solution L2600 and GL1800 --From M1 advertisement on straits times Southeast Asias 1st LTE launched on Jun. 21th 2011 E398 E392

Huawei E2E LTE1800 solutions meet MBB Tailored L2600/1800 dual band device provided by Huawei
Refarming Buffer Zone can eliminate GL interference on the same frequency

HetNet (Multi-Layer Coverage) to improve spectrum efficiency and offload Hotspot Traffic

Multi-band combination to meet both capacity and coverage requirements

FDD LTE 2600 HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 2100

FDD LTE: D800/900/1800/2100/2600 HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS 900/2100

The First Multimode LTE Modem in the world


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5 FDD Bands all-in-one Multimode LTE Stick

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Australia OPTUS: GL1800 Refaring with GU Swap


Optus is the NO.2 mobile operator in Australia with 27% 3G market share
VHA 5463 25% Optus 5960 27%

Challenges and Needs


Compete in MBB market. Competitor already launched LTE service Lack of new spectrum for LTE TCO saving is needed for multi-RAT network operation

Telstra 10437 48%

Benefits
TCO Saving

3G Sub. includes WBB Jun 2011 k subs

Solutions
SingleRAN large capacity site: BTS3900L for GUL

Synergy GSM/UMTS swap rollout by co-cabinet solution MSR Ready, GU900 & GL1800 simultaneously, CoOAM and resource reuse MBB speeds up to 21Mbps for UMTS 150Mbps for LTE Delivery in time
Field-Proven best LTE network (Optus is running an LTE1800 trial for over 1,000 users in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley areas of New South Wales )

Fastest

Mature MSR module: mRFUd for GU900 & GL1800

Most Advanced Mobile Network

mRFUd

BTS3900L

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Singapore M1: Desirable Capacity Gain of UL Intra-eNB CoMP


Single UE Throughput in Cell Edge Single UE Throughput in Cell Middle

CoMP On

CoMP Off

CoMP On

CoMP Off

CoMP Verified in Orchard Road, CBD of Singapore UL 2Rx CoMP (Intra-Site, 2cells) CoMP On Cell Middle Throughput (Mbps) 12 Cell Edge Throughput (Mbps) 4.5

eRAN3.0

Single User

CoMP Off CoMP Gain

6.5 84.6%

2 125%

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