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Date 2017-10-23

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Contents

1 About This Document.................................................................................................................. 1


1.1 Scope.............................................................................................................................................................................. 1
1.2 Intended Audience.......................................................................................................................................................... 1
1.3 Change History............................................................................................................................................................... 1
1.4 Differences Between eNodeB Types.............................................................................................................................. 3

2 Overview......................................................................................................................................... 4
2.1 Introduction.................................................................................................................................................................... 4
2.2 Benefits........................................................................................................................................................................... 4
2.3 Architecture.................................................................................................................................................................... 5

3 Technical Description...................................................................................................................7
3.1 Adaptive ICIC.................................................................................................................................................................7
3.1.1 Concepts...................................................................................................................................................................... 7
3.1.1.1 CEU/CCU Identification.......................................................................................................................................... 7
3.1.1.1.1 ICIC Events A3 and A6.........................................................................................................................................7
3.1.1.1.2 Principles of Identifying CEUs and CCUs............................................................................................................ 9
3.1.1.2 Scheduling Policies for CCUs and CEUs.................................................................................................................9
3.1.1.3 ICIC Working Modes............................................................................................................................................. 10
3.1.2 Principles of Adaptive ICIC...................................................................................................................................... 12
3.1.2.1 Activating Adaptive ICIC.......................................................................................................................................13
3.1.2.2 Identifying Areas with High Interference...............................................................................................................14
3.1.2.3 Configuring and Optimizing ICIC Working Modes and Edge Band Modes..........................................................14
3.2 Adaptive ICIC Plus.......................................................................................................................................................15
3.2.1 Identifying CEUs....................................................................................................................................................... 15
3.2.2 Principles of Adaptive ICIC Plus.............................................................................................................................. 15
3.2.2.1 Activating Adaptive ICIC Plus...............................................................................................................................17
3.2.2.2 Automatically Optimizing Downlink Transmit Power...........................................................................................17

4 Related Features...........................................................................................................................19
5 Network Impact........................................................................................................................... 22
6 Engineering Guidelines............................................................................................................. 25
6.1 When to Use................................................................................................................................................................. 25
6.2 Required Information................................................................................................................................................... 25

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6.3 Planning........................................................................................................................................................................ 29
6.4 Deployment (Adaptive ICIC)....................................................................................................................................... 29
6.4.1 Process....................................................................................................................................................................... 30
6.4.2 Requirements............................................................................................................................................................. 30
6.4.3 Precautions.................................................................................................................................................................31
6.4.4 Data Preparation and Feature Activation...................................................................................................................31
6.4.4.1 Data Preparation..................................................................................................................................................... 31
6.4.4.2 Using the CME....................................................................................................................................................... 43
6.4.4.3 Using MML Commands......................................................................................................................................... 43
6.4.4.4 MML Command Examples.................................................................................................................................... 44
6.4.5 Activation Observation..............................................................................................................................................44
6.4.6 Reconfiguration......................................................................................................................................................... 47
6.4.7 Deactivation...............................................................................................................................................................47
6.5 Deployment (Adaptive ICIC Plus)............................................................................................................................... 48
6.5.1 Process....................................................................................................................................................................... 48
6.5.2 Requirements............................................................................................................................................................. 48
6.5.3 Precautions.................................................................................................................................................................49
6.5.4 Data Preparation and Feature Activation...................................................................................................................49
6.5.4.1 Data Preparation..................................................................................................................................................... 50
6.5.4.2 Using the CME....................................................................................................................................................... 51
6.5.4.3 Using MML Commands......................................................................................................................................... 51
6.5.4.4 MML Command Examples.................................................................................................................................... 51
6.5.5 Activation Observation..............................................................................................................................................52
6.5.6 Reconfiguration......................................................................................................................................................... 53
6.5.7 Deactivation...............................................................................................................................................................53
6.6 Performance Monitoring...............................................................................................................................................53
6.7 Parameter Optimization................................................................................................................................................ 55
6.7.1 eCoordinator Parameter Optimization.......................................................................................................................55
6.7.2 eNodeB Parameter Optimization...............................................................................................................................55
6.8 Possible Issues.............................................................................................................................................................. 57

7 Parameters..................................................................................................................................... 58
8 Counters........................................................................................................................................ 90
9 Glossary......................................................................................................................................... 99
10 Reference Documents............................................................................................................. 100

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1 About This Document

1.1 Scope
This document describes LOFD-060201 Adaptive Inter-Cell Interference Coordination
(adaptive ICIC), including its technical principles, related features, network impact, and
engineering guidelines.

Feature compatibility with specific terminal models is not presented in this document. For
compatibility information, contact Huawei engineers.

Any managed objects (MOs), parameters, alarms, or counters described herein correspond to
the software release delivered with this document. Any future updates will be described in the
product documentation delivered with future software releases.

This document applies only to LTE FDD. Any "LTE" in this document refers to LTE FDD,
and "eNodeB" refers to LTE FDD eNodeB.

This document applies to the following types of eNodeBs.

eNodeB Type Model

Macro 3900 and 5900 series base stations

1.2 Intended Audience


This document is intended for personnel who:

l Need to understand the features described herein


l Work with Huawei products

1.3 Change History


This section provides information about the changes in different document versions. There are
two types of changes:

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l Feature change
Changes in features and parameters of a specified version as well as the affected entities
l Editorial change
Changes in wording or addition of information and any related parameters affected by
editorial changes. Editorial change does not specify the affected entities.

eRAN12.1 03 (2017-10-23)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change Affected


Type Entity

Feature Added support for 5900 None Macro


change series base stations. For eNodeBs
details, see:
1.1 Scope
Hardware

Editorial None None N/A


change

eRAN12.1 02 (2017-04-26)
This issue includes the following changes.

Change Change Description Parameter Change Affected


Type Entity

Feature Removed the mutually None Macro


change exclusive relationship with eNodeBs
the LTE Flexible
Bandwidth feature. For
details, see Mutually
Exclusive Features.

Editorial None None N/A


change

eRAN12.1 01 (2017-03-08)
This issue does not include any change.

eRAN12.1 Draft A (2016-12-30)


Draft A (2016-12-30) of eRAN12.1 introduces the following changes to Issue 01
(2016-03-07) of eRAN11.1.

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Change Change Description Parameter Change Affected


Type Entity

Feature Added the impact of the eMTC None Macro


change Introduction feature on this eNodeBs
feature. For details, see Impacted
Features.

Editorial None None N/A


change

1.4 Differences Between eNodeB Types


The features described in this document apply only to macro eNodeBs.

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2 Overview

2.1 Introduction
Inter-cell interference coordination (ICIC) is a technology that operates in conjunction with
scheduling and power control to reduce inter-cell interference.
Huawei eNodeB provides the following ICIC technologies:

l Adaptive ICIC
Adaptive ICIC is a combination of centralized management on the eCoordinator and
distributed control on eNodeBs. This technology automatically collects inter-cell
interference and edge load data. Based on the collected data, adaptive ICIC classifies
UEs into cell edge users (CEUs) and cell center users (CCUs); it then adjusts cell edge
band modes and center band modes to adopt different band scheduling policies for CEUs
and CCUs. This mechanism implements effective inter-cell interference control.
l Adaptive ICIC plus
Adaptive ICIC plus is a combination of centralized management on the eCoordinator and
distributed control on eNodeBs. This technology automatically collects inter-cell
interference and cell power data to further adjust cell transmit power based on the
collected data, implementing effective inter-cell interference control.
Both adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus apply to intra-frequency cells with the same
bandwidth. The difference between adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus is as follows:

l Adaptive ICIC automatically uses alternative band scheduling policies for and allocates
different power to CEUs and CCUs based on the load and interference data in a specific
area.
l Adaptive ICIC plus automatically further adjusts the transmit power of each cell based
on the load and interference data in an area.

2.2 Benefits
Adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus automatically implement inter-cell interference
coordination, which allows operators to simplify ICIC configurations and reduce O&M costs.

l Adaptive ICIC reduces co-channel interference and increases throughput for CEUs.

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l Adaptive ICIC plus increases UE throughput in high load cells by reducing co-channel
interference of these cells, thereby increasing CEU throughput on the entire network.

2.3 Architecture
Figure 2-1 shows the networking architecture.

Figure 2-1 Networking architecture

In Figure 2-1:

l The blue, purple, and yellow areas indicate different cells served by the same eNodeB.
l The black lines depict the connections between the eNodeBs and the U2000 before
adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus is enabled.
l The red lines depict the connections between the eCoordinator, eNodeBs, and U2000
after adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus is enabled.

Table 2-1 describes the functions of each component of the network architecture shown in
Figure 2-1.

Table 2-1 Functions of the components in the feature architecture

NE Technical Description

UE Measures and reports reference signal received power (RSRP) of serving


and neighboring cells.

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NE Technical Description

eNodeB Provides cell-related information to the eCoordinator for optimization,


and updates related parameter configurations according to the
configuration data delivered from the eCoordinator.
l For adaptive ICIC, cell-related information includes inter-cell
interference and cell edge load data, and the related parameters are the
ICIC working mode and edge band mode.
l For adaptive ICIC plus, cell-related information includes transmit
power of neighboring cells and inter-cell interference data, and the
related parameter is the cell transmit power.

eCoordinator For adaptive ICIC, the eCoordinator configures ICIC working modes and
edge band modes based on the cell-related information provided by the
eNodeB and then delivers the configuration results to the eNodeB.
Specifically, the eCoordinator:
l Maintains network-level interference and cell edge load information.
l Implements the optimization algorithm of adaptive ICIC. Performs the
optimization algorithm of adaptive ICIC based on cell interference and
edge load data and generates configuration suggestions on ICIC
working modes and edge band modes.
l Delivers configuration suggestions to the eNodeB, which allow the
eNodeB to optimally configure ICIC working modes and edge band
modes.
l Supports the function of querying the running status after adaptive
ICIC is activated.
For adaptive ICIC plus, the eCoordinator optimizes and configures cell
power based on the cell-related information provided by the eNodeB and
then delivers the configuration results to the eNodeB. Specifically, the
eCoordinator:
l Maintains network-level interference and cell power information.
l Implements the optimization algorithm of adaptive ICIC plus.
Performs the optimization algorithm of adaptive ICIC plus based on
cell interference and power information and generates proper transmit
power configuration suggestions.
l Delivers configuration suggestions to the eNodeB, which allow the
eNodeB to optimize the downlink transmit power of cells.
l Supports the function of querying the running status after adaptive
ICIC plus is activated.
NOTE
Huawei eCoordinator serves as a coordinator in a radio network that provides a
platform for the implementation of adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus.

U2000 Displays the status of adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus. Users can
activate or deactivate adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus on the U2000.

LMT Displays the status of adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus. Users can
activate or deactivate adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus on the
eCoordinator LMT (LMT for short herein).

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3 Technical Description

3.1 Adaptive ICIC

3.1.1 Concepts

3.1.1.1 CEU/CCU Identification


Adaptive ICIC classifies UEs into CEUs and CCUs.
l After each UE accesses a cell, adaptive ICIC first initializes the user attribute (CEU or
CCU) of the UE.
– A UE that initially accesses a cell or a UE for which the RRC connection is
reestablished to the cell is recognized as a CCU.
– A UE that is newly handed over to the target cell is recognized as a CEU.
l After 4 seconds following the initial access or handover, the eNodeB uses ICIC event A3
or A6 to determine whether UEs are CEUs or CCUs.
– In non-carrier aggregation (non-CA) scenarios, the eNodeB determines CEUs and
CCUs based only on event A3.
– In CA scenarios, the eNodeB determines CEUs and CCUs based on event A3 in the
primary serving cell (PCell) and based on event A6 in the secondary serving cell
(SCell).

3.1.1.1.1 ICIC Events A3 and A6


Sections 5.5.4.4 "Event A3 (Neighbour becomes offset better than PCell)" and 5.5.4.6a
"Event A6 (Neighbour becomes offset better than SCell)" in 3GPP TS 36.331 v10.4.0
describe the principles and trigger mechanisms of events A3 and A6, respectively. This
section only provides a brief introduction to such information. Measurements and
configurations for ICIC event A3 are independent of those for event A3 used in handovers.
Parameter settings for ICIC event A3 have no impact on handovers.
UEs perform measurements based on parameter settings on eNodeBs and report the RSRP of
the serving and neighboring cells to the eNodeBs. This process is ICIC event A3 and A6
reporting and is implemented in event-triggered periodical reporting mode. In this mode, UEs

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periodically report the measurement results associated with an event to the eNodeB after the
event is triggered.
The entering and leaving conditions for ICIC event A3 are as follows:
l Entering condition: Mn + Ofn + Ocn – Hys > Ms + Ofs + Ocs + Off
l Leaving condition: Mn + Ofn + Ocn + Hys < Ms + Ofs + Ocs + Off
The entering and leaving conditions for ICIC event A6 are as follows:
l Entering condition: Mn + Ocn – Hys > Ms + Ocs + Off
l Leaving condition: Mn + Ocn + Hys < Ms + Ocs + Off
The variables in the preceding conditions are described as follows:

Paramete Description
r

Mn RSRP measurement result of a neighboring cell

Ms RSRP measurement result of the serving cell

Hys Hysteresis for ICIC event A3. The CellMcPara.Hysteresis parameter


specifies the hysteresis values for both downlink and uplink ICIC events A3.

Ofn Frequency offset for a neighboring cell in intra-frequency measurements

Ofs Frequency offset for a serving cell in intra-frequency measurements

Ocn Cell-specific offset for a neighboring cell

Ocs Cell-specific offset for a serving cell

Off Offset parameters. The following parameters are only used to adjust the
probability of reporting ICIC events A3 and A6:
l For adaptive ICIC:
The CellMcPara.A3Offset and CellULIcicMcPara.A3Offset parameters
specify the offset of downlink and uplink ICIC events A3, respectively.
The CellMcPara.A6Offset parameter specifies the offset of ICIC event
A6.
l For adaptive ICIC plus:
The CellDlIcic.AIcIcPlusA3Offset parameter specifies the offset of both
ICIC events A3 and A6.

For Mn and Ms in the preceding formulas, the triggering quantity is used to evaluate event
triggering, which is either the RSRP or the reference signal received quality (RSRQ). These
are specified by the CellMcPara.TriggerQuantity parameter for both downlink and uplink
ICIC events A3. The CellMcPara.ReportQuantity parameter specifies the reporting quantity
for both downlink and uplink ICIC events A3, inclusive of the reporting quantity attached in
measurement reports.
Downlink or uplink ICIC event A3 for UEs is initially reported only if the entering or leaving
condition is met within a certain specified period of time, which is referred to as time-to-
trigger. The CellMcPara.TimeToTrigger parameter specifies the period for downlink and
uplink ICIC events A3 and prevents a condition known as ping-pong effect.

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l If the RSRP measurement result of a neighboring cell meets the entering condition for
ICIC event A3, the UE reports the RSRP measurement results of the serving and
neighboring cells to the eNodeB. The CellMcPara.MaxReportCells parameter specifies
the maximum number of neighboring cells to be included in a report for both downlink
and uplink ICIC events A3.
l If the RSRP measurement result of a neighboring cell meets the leaving condition for
ICIC event A3, the UE reports only the RSRP measurement result of the serving cell to
the eNodeB.
Event A3 is reported periodically after the first report. The CellMcPara.ReportInterval
parameter specifies the interval for both downlink and uplink ICIC events A3. A larger
parameter value indicates a lower frequency of updating UE location information. A smaller
parameter value indicates a higher frequency of reporting measurement results and more radio
resources occupied.
The CellMcPara.ReportAmount parameter specifies the number of periodic reports for both
downlink and uplink ICIC events A3. A larger value results in greater UE power consumption
and a larger increase in the CEU throughput. A smaller value results in less UE power
consumption, but also a lower accuracy of neighboring cell conditions for CEUs. This
diminished low accuracy has a negative impact on CEU throughput gain during uplink
dynamic ICIC.
ICIC events A3 and A6 share the preceding parameter values except the value Off.

3.1.1.1.2 Principles of Identifying CEUs and CCUs


Adaptive ICIC identifies CEUs and CCUs using ICIC events A3 and A6 as follows:
l The eNodeB calculates the G factor based on the RSRP of the serving cell and
neighboring cell contained in the event. This occurs when a UE reports ICIC event A3 or
A6 and the event contains the measurement result of at least one neighboring cell of the
serving cell. If the G factor is less than the sum of
CELLDLICIC.DlIcicUserAttrGfactorThd and AICIC.UajGFactorHyst, the eNodeB
identifies the UE as a CEU. Otherwise, the eNodeB identifies the UE as a CCU.
l The UE does not report the RSRP of the serving cell and neighboring cells and
additional information to the eNodeB. This occurs when the eNodeB has configured
ICIC event A3 or A6 for a UE, but the UE does not meet the event trigger condition. In
such cases, the eNodeB identifies the UE as a CCU.

3.1.1.2 Scheduling Policies for CCUs and CEUs


l Band allocation
– eNodeBs preferentially schedule CCUs on the center band. If there are remaining
resources on the center band, eNodeBs can schedule CEUs on the center band.
– eNodeBs preferentially schedule CEUs on the edge band. If edge band resources
still remain or CCUs have a higher scheduling priority on the edge band than CEUs,
eNodeBs can schedule CCUs on the edge band.
l Power allocation
eNodeBs allocate higher power to CEUs and lower power to CCUs.

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3.1.1.3 ICIC Working Modes


Adaptive ICIC can work in three modes: Reuse1, Reuse3, and Reuse6. The division of a cell
band into center and edge bands varies according to the ICIC working mode. If the cell
bandwidth changes, adaptive ICIC adjusts the ICIC working mode in the next period.

Reuse1
In Reuse1 mode, the cell band is not divided into center and edge bands. UEs are not
classified into CCUs and CEUs, and all UEs share the cell band. In the downlink, all UEs use
the same power to receive signals. In the uplink, the transmit power of each UE is determined
by the uplink power control algorithm. For details about power control, see Power Control
Feature Parameter Description.
All cells initially work in Reuse1 mode. The following cells can only work in Reuse1 mode:

l Neighboring cells with the same frequency but different bandwidths


l Neighboring cells with the same bandwidth but different frequencies
l Cells each with a bandwidth of 1.4 MHz or 3 MHz

Reuse3
The Reuse3 mode is classified into Type-1 and Type-2, which are selected based on cell load.
Different Reuse3 band division schemes are used based on loads.
In Type-1 Reuse3 mode, a third of the cell band is configured as the edge band, and the
remainder of the cell band is configured as the center band. Figure 3-1 shows the Type-1
Reuse3 mode, where the edge bands of different cells do not overlap with each other.

Figure 3-1 Type-1 Reuse3 mode

There are three edge band patterns in Type-1 Reuse3 mode: Pattern 3-1, Pattern 3-2, and
Pattern 3-3. The three patterns correspond to low, medium, and high sub-bands, respectively.
In each pattern, the edge band occupies a third of the cell band. For example, Pattern3-1
indicates that the lowest cell band works as the edge band.
Figure 3-2 shows the Type-2 Reuse3 mode, where the edge bands of different cells partially
overlap with each other. CEUs in this mode use wider bands than in Type-1 Reuse3 mode.

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Figure 3-2 Type-2 Reuse3 mode

There are also three edge band patterns in Type-2 Reuse3 mode: Pattern3-1, Pattern3-2, and
Pattern3-3. Each pattern occupies two-thirds of the cell band. For example, if a cell uses
Pattern3-1, the lowest two-thirds of the cell band works as the edge band.
Corresponding to the two types of Reuse3 modes, the eCoordinator can work in two modes:
dynamic ICIC mode and static ICIC mode.
l In dynamic ICIC mode, the eCoordinator instructs cells to work in Type-1 Reuse3 mode.
It periodically performs self-configuration and self-optimization of the ICIC working
modes and edge band modes.
l In static ICIC mode, the eCoordinator instructs cells to work in Type-2 Reuse3 mode. It
periodically performs self-configuration of the ICIC working modes and edge band
modes but does not perform self-optimization.
Operators can manually configure the working mode of the eCoordinator.

Reuse6
In Reuse6 mode, a sixth of the cell band is configured as the edge band, and the remaining
five-sixths of the cell band are configured as the center band. Figure 3-3 shows the Reuse6
mode.

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Figure 3-3 Reuse6 mode

There are six edge band patterns (Pattern6-1 to Pattern6-6) in Reuse6 mode. The six patterns
correspond to six sub-bands in ascending order of frequency. In each pattern, the edge band
occupies a sixth of the cell band. For example, if a cell uses Pattern6-6, the highest sixth of
the cell band works as the edge band. The Reuse6 mode applies only to dynamic ICIC.
The LTE system uses single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) in the
uplink. UEs can work only on continuous uplink bands. To prevent the uplink band from
being too fragmented, a cell cannot use the Reuse6 mode in the uplink. In addition, to ensure
sufficient bandwidth of the edge band in the downlink, cells with a bandwidth of 1.4 MHz, 3
MHz, or 5 MHz cannot work in Reuse6 mode in the downlink.

3.1.2 Principles of Adaptive ICIC


After adaptive ICIC is enabled, the eCoordinator configures and optimizes ICIC working
modes and edge band modes based on inter-cell interference and cell load. Figure 3-4 shows
the procedure for adaptive ICIC.

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Figure 3-4 Working procedure for adaptive ICIC

3.1.2.1 Activating Adaptive ICIC


You can select all or some cells served by multiple eNodeBs to deploy adaptive ICIC, and
determine whether adaptive ICIC application is implemented in uplink, downlink, or both
practices.
You can activate and deactivate adaptive ICIC using MML commands on the LMT. After
adaptive ICIC is activated, the eCoordinator identifies areas with high interference based on
the cell load and inter-cell interference. The eCoordinator then configures and optimizes ICIC
working modes and edge band modes based on the identification results.

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3.1.2.2 Identifying Areas with High Interference


In each optimization period, the eCoordinator identifies areas with high interference based on
cell load and inter-cell interference information reported by eNodeBs. The eCoordinator
configures and optimizes ICIC working modes and edge band modes of cells based on the
identification results.

Areas with high interference are identified as follows:

1. UEs send ICIC A3 or A6 measurement reports to eNodeBs, and each report contains the
RSRP values of the UEs' serving cell and neighboring cells.
2. The eNodeB calculates weights of interference the neighboring cells causes to the local
cells based on the reported RSRP values, records them in an intra-frequency neighboring
relation table (NRT), and periodically reports the NRT to the eCoordinator.
3. The eCoordinator summarizes the cell-level intra-frequency NRTs, generates network-
level NRTs, calculates bidirectional interference weights based on the interference
weights in the network-level NRTs, and identifies areas with high interference. Areas
with cells whose average interference weights are greater than a specified threshold are
identified as high-interference areas.

Whether an area with high interference meets load conditions is identified as follows:

1. An eNodeB reports cell load information to the eCoordinator, including the average
physical radio block (PRB) usage and the average number of to-be-scheduled UEs.
2. The eCoordinator identifies the load of an area with high interference based on the cell
load information reported from eNodeBs. An area meets the trigger conditions of
adaptive ICIC if both the following conditions are met: 1) The average PRB usage is
greater than the value of the HighInterCellRbUsageThd parameter in more than 30% of
the cells. 2) The average number of to-be-scheduled UEs is greater than the value of the
HighInterCellUserNumThd parameter in more than 30% of the cells.

3.1.2.3 Configuring and Optimizing ICIC Working Modes and Edge Band Modes

Self-Configuration
The eCoordinator periodically configures ICIC working modes and edge band modes based
on cell load and inter-cell interference.
l For cells in a non-high-interference area or high-interference area where load conditions
are not met, the eCoordinator sets the ICIC working mode to Reuse1.
l In static ICIC mode, for an area with high interference and whose load meets the
conditions, the eCoordinator sets the ICIC working mode to Type-2 Reuse3 and
configures the edge band mode for each cell.
l In dynamic ICIC mode, for an area with high interference and whose load meets the
conditions, the eCoordinator sets the ICIC working mode to Type-1 Reuse3 and
configures the edge band mode for each cell. If two cells have the same edge band mode,
the eCoordinator checks whether the bidirectional interference weights have exceeded a
specified threshold. If yes, the eCoordinator changes the ICIC working modes of the two
cells to Reuse6 and configures different edge band modes for the two cells. If no, the
eCoordinator retains the ICIC working modes and edge band modes of the two cells.

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Self-Optimization
Inter-cell interference changes with cell load and UE type distribution. Therefore, adaptive
ICIC periodically optimizes ICIC working modes and edge band modes.

For cells working in Reuse3 and Reuse6 modes:

l If the average PRB usage is less than or equal to the


AICIC.CellStatusJudgeRbUsageThd parameter value, the cells work in interference
randomization mode.
In interference randomization mode, the actual ICIC working mode of cells is Reuse1.
However, the start position of the edge band delivered by the eCoordinator is used as the
start position for RB resource allocation.
l If the PRB usage of the cells is greater than the AICIC.CellStatusJudgeRbUsageThd
parameter value in dynamic ICIC mode, the eCoordinator periodically determines
whether to reconfigure the cell edge band modes per second based on the average PRB
usage of CEUs.
– If the average number of PRBs used for CEUs in a cell is less than a sixth of the
total number of PRBs on the entire cell band, the eCoordinator sets the ICIC
working mode of the cell to Reuse6 and the cell edge band is reduced.
– If the average number of PRBs used for CEUs in a cell is greater than a third of the
total number of PRBs on the entire cell band, the cell attempts to expand its edge
band. If the edge bands of its neighboring cells have not been reduced, the cell fails
to expand the edge band and retains a fixed edge band equivalent to a third of the
entire cell band.
– If the average number of PRBs used for CEUs in a cell is greater than a sixth but
less than a third of the total number of PRBs on the entire cell band, the
eCoordinator sets the ICIC working mode of the cell to Reuse3.

3.2 Adaptive ICIC Plus

3.2.1 Identifying CEUs


Adaptive ICIC plus classifies UEs into CEUs and non-CEUs and determines power
adjustment policies based on interference data of CEUs. eNodeBs determine whether a UE is
a CEU based on ICIC event A3 or A6. In non-CA scenarios, eNodeBs only use event A3 for
the determination. In CA scenarios, eNodeBs use event A3 for determination in the PCell and
use event A6 in the SCell. For details about ICIC event A3 or A6, see 3.1.1.1.1 ICIC Events
A3 and A6.

The principle of identifying CEUs based on ICIC event A3 or A6 is as follows: If a UE


reports ICIC event A3 or A6 and the measurement report contains the measurement result of
at least one neighboring cell of a serving cell, the eNodeB identifies the UE as a CEU.

3.2.2 Principles of Adaptive ICIC Plus


After adaptive ICIC plus is enabled, the eCoordinator automatically optimizes the downlink
transmit power of each cell based on cell interference and load information. Figure 3-5 shows
the procedure for adaptive ICIC plus.

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Figure 3-5 Procedure for adaptive ICIC plus

The procedure is as follows:


1. The eNodeB selects an interference coordination set.
The eNodeB collects UEs' neighboring cell information that meets A3/A6 reporting
conditions within a period of time and selects the top 10 cells that according to the
measurement reports contain the strongest interference results as cells with strong
interference. The eNodeB periodically updates neighboring cells with strong
interference.
– In non-CA scenarios, the eNodeB determines these neighboring cells based only on
event A3.
– In CA scenarios, the eNodeB determines these neighboring cells based on event A3
in the PCell and based on event A6 in the SCell.
2. The eNodeB collects cell interference information.
The eNodeB calculates inter-cell interference based on the RSRP of serving and
neighboring cells contained in event A3 or A6.
3. The eCoordinator optimizes the downlink transmit power on the entire network based on
interference data.

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The eNodeB sends cell interfere information to the eCoordinator over the Se interface.
The eCoordinator delivers the optimized cell power to each eNodeB over the Se
interface.
4. The eNodeB updates the downlink transmit power.
Each cell served by the eNodeB updates cell-level transmit power based on the latest
power delivered from the eCoordinator.
5. The eNodeB updates the PA value of UEs.
If the downlink transmit power of a cell changes, the latest PA value is used for UEs that
newly access the cell to transmit data in the downlink, and the PA value is reconfigured
for online non-extreme-edge UEs with heavy traffic to transmit data in the downlink.

3.2.2.1 Activating Adaptive ICIC Plus


Users can select all or some cells served by multiple eNodeBs as an optimization area for
adaptive ICIC plus, and optimize the downlink adaptive ICIC plus algorithm. A larger
optimization area with more continuous coverage provides better optimization performance of
adaptive ICIC plus.
Users can enable or disable adaptive ICIC plus by running MML commands on the LMT.
After adaptive ICIC plus is enabled, the eCoordinator automatically optimizes downlink
transmit power of each cell based on cell load and interference.

3.2.2.2 Automatically Optimizing Downlink Transmit Power


Inter-cell interference changes with cell load and UE type distribution. Adaptive ICIC plus
can periodically optimize cell downlink transmit power. The process is as follows:
1. UEs send ICIC A3 or A6 measurement reports to eNodeBs, and each report contains the
RSRP values of the UEs' serving cell and neighboring cells.
2. eNodeBs calculate the weight of interference the neighboring cell causes to the local cell
based on the CellDlIcic.AIcIcPlusA3Offset setting and the RSRP contained in the
measurement report, and periodically report the interference weight and cell transmit
power to the eCoordinator.
3. The eCoordinator summarizes the cell interference weights and transmit power reported
from each eNodeB, periodically calculates the optimal transmit power of each cell, and
sends the downlink power adjustment range of each cell to eNodeBs.
4. eNodeBs then adjust cell transmit power based on the power adjustment instructions sent
from the eCoordinator and the power adjustment range configured on the eNodeB.
The CellDlIcic.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter specifies the cell power adjustment
range, and the parameter value must be less than the CellDlpcPdschPa.PaPcOff
parameter value. That is, the cell downlink transmit power can only be adjusted below
the preset baseline power.
UEs complying with 3GPP Release 8 change PDSCH PA values through RRC signaling.
Therefore, more cell power adjustment ranges and finer adjustment result in more RRC
signaling. Adaptive ICIC plus provides a maximum of three power adjustment ranges.
The following provides examples of setting cell power adjustment ranges:
– If the CellDlpcPdschPa.PaPcOff parameter is set to DB_3_P_A(-3 dB) and the
DB_6_P_A and DB_4DOT77_P_A options of the
CellDlIcic.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter are selected, power is adjusted among
–6 dB, –4.77 dB, and –3 dB.

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– If the CellDlpcPdschPa.PaPcOff parameter is set to DB_3_P_A(-3 dB) and the


DB_4DOT77_P_A option of the CellDlIcic.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter is
selected, power is adjusted between –4.77 dB and –3 dB.

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4 Related Features

Prerequisite Features
Feature ID Feature Name Description

LBFD-002025 Basic If the maximum carrier-to-interference power ratio


Scheduling (max C/I), proportional fair (PF), or round robin
(RR) scheduling policy is used on the live
network, adaptive ICIC depends on the
LBFD-002025 Basic Scheduling feature.

LBFD-001015 Enhanced l If the enhanced proportional fair (EPF)


Scheduling scheduling policy is used on the live network,
adaptive ICIC depends on the LBFD-001015
Enhanced Scheduling feature.
l Adaptive ICIC plus optimizes the downlink
transmit power of cells on the entire network
based on dynamic scheduling and therefore
depends on the LBFD-001015 Enhanced
Scheduling feature.

LBFD-002026 Uplink Power Adaptive ICIC depends on these features.


Control

LBFD-002016 Dynamic
Downlink
Power
Allocation

Mutually Exclusive Features


Feature ID Feature/ Description
Function
Name

LOFD-070205 Adaptive SFN/ Adaptive ICIC is mutually exclusive with this


SDMA feature.

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Feature ID Feature/ Description


Function
Name

LOFD-070208 Coordinated Both adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus are
Scheduling mutually exclusive with this feature.
based Power
Control

LOFD-111205 CDMA and LTE Adaptive ICIC is mutually exclusive with this
Zero Bufferzone feature.
(LTE FDD)

MRFD-101221 UL Refarming Adaptive ICIC is mutually exclusive with this


Zero Bufferzone feature.

N/A Adaptive ICIC/ Either adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus can be
Adaptive ICIC enabled.
plus

LAOFD-111202 Out of Band The relay remote node (RRN) provides backhaul
Relay (Trial) for ReBTSs. It has high throughput and high QoS
requirements, exhausting the power in relay
subframes. Therefore, the relay subframes cannot
be used for inter-cell interference coordination.

LBFD-00202201 Downlink Static None


Inter-Cell
Interference
Coordination

Impacted Features
Feature ID Feature/ Description
Function
Name

LOFD-001007 High Speed Adaptive ICIC plus is triggered based on UE-


Mobility reported event A3. The event A3 report cannot
promptly reflect channel quality of high-speed
UEs, reducing gains of adaptive ICIC plus. It is
not recommended that adaptive ICIC plus be
enabled in high-speed mobility scenarios.

LOFD-001009 Extended Cell Inter-cell interference is not severe among cells


Access Radius with large radii. It is not recommended that
adaptive ICIC plus be enabled in this scenario due
to its inherent capability to only supply low gains.

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Feature ID Feature/ Description


Function
Name

N/A Downlink and l Adaptive ICIC provides edge band modes and
uplink UE types (CCU and CEU) for scheduling.
scheduling l When adaptive ICIC is enabled, CEUs are
preferentially scheduled on the edge band and
CCUs are preferentially scheduled on the
center band.
l If uplink adaptive ICIC has been enabled and
the CellUlschAlgo.UlRbAllocationStrategy
parameter (which indicates the uplink resource
allocation strategy) has been set to
FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE(Fs
InRandom Strategy), the parameter value is
automatically changed to
FS_NONFS_ADAPTIVE(Fs nonFs
Strategy) when eNodeBs enter the ICIC state.

N/A Downlink Power Adaptive ICIC provides UE type information for


Control downlink power control. Downlink power control
allocates proper power resources to CCUs and
CEUs based on the UE types and the PA values
configured for CCUs and CEUs. In Reuse1 mode,
all UEs use the same PA value. For details about
the description and configuration of PA, see
Power Control Feature Parameter Description.

LOFD-003029 SFN If multiple physical cells are combined into one


single frequency network (SFN) cell when both
downlink adaptive ICIC and SFN are enabled,
some physical cell edges form part of the SFN
cell center. The target cells for downlink adaptive
ICIC change from physical cells to an SFN cell. If
other parameter configurations of the cells remain
unchanged, the proportion of downlink CEUs and
the interference in the network decrease. In this
case, downlink adaptive ICIC achieves lower
edge performance gains.

MRFD-090202 GSM and LTE When MRFD-090202 GSM and LTE FDD
FDD Dynamic Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (LTE FDD) and
Spectrum adaptive ICIC are both enabled, adaptive ICIC
Sharing(LTE divides only LTE-dedicated spectrum modes into
FDD) center and edge bands. This employs the use of
the full spectrum range shared by GSM and LTE
as the assumed center band.

MLOFD-121280 eMTC When adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus takes


Introduction effect, the eNodeB does not determine whether
eMTC UEs are CCUs or CEUs.

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5 Network Impact

System Capacity
Feature System Capacity
Name

Adaptive Adaptive ICIC increases CEU throughput on the entire network by


ICIC reducing interference between CEUs among cells.
Adaptive ICIC reduces the transmit power of CCUs, bringing negative
gains to the average downlink cell throughput and average UE throughput.
The throughput decrease is generally less than 5%, but is dependent on the
user distribution in the cell.

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Name

Adaptive Adaptive ICIC plus has the following impacts on the network-wide
ICIC plus downlink throughput and downlink data rates in the deployment area:
l If the average PRB usage is about 30%, the CEU throughput increases
by about 10% and the average UE throughput does not decrease.
l If the average PRB usage reaches 70%, the CEU throughput increases
by about 30% and the average UE throughput increases by about 15%.
l If cell loads are balanced, the average UE throughput and CEU
throughput do not increase.
l The network-wide cell throughput decreases slightly, which is caused
by the decrease in the lightly loaded cell throughput. Radio and
transmission resource are sufficient for lightly loaded cells, and more
frequency domain resources can be used to resolve long transmission
time issues. Therefore, the total downlink traffic volume of such cells
and UE experience will not deteriorate.
The preceding impacts depend on the following factors:
l Inter-cell interference on the network: Smaller inter-cell RRU distances
result in severer interference and more feature gains.
l Load distribution on the network: Cell load is indicated by downlink
PRB usage of cells on the live network. Adaptive ICIC plus produces
more significant gains when cell load distribution is more imbalanced.
NOTE
Hotspot cells have a busy-hour downlink PRB usage greater than 40%.
If CA is enabled, the rate gains of CEUs are affected by the coverage of the
PCell and SCell: If the PCell and SCell share the coverage area, the rate gains of
CEUs are not affected by CA. If the PCell and SCell have different coverage
areas, the rate gains of CEUs are mainly determined by the rate at the edge of the
PCell and the gains do not sufficiently reflect the rate at the edge of the SCell.
l Overall network load:
The gains in average downlink UE throughput initially increase, and
then decrease with the increase of the total network load.

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Network Performance
Feature Network Performance
Name

Adaptive Adaptive ICIC enhances network coverage by increasing the CEU


ICIC throughput.
The initial block error rate (IBLER) and residual block error rate (RBLER)
deteriorate slightly because downlink adaptive ICIC reduces the transmit
power of CCUs. The deterioration depends on UE distribution. Generally,
the IBLER increase is no more than 2% and the RBLER increase is no
more than 0.03%.
Adaptive ICIC requires that UEs detect and report the RSRP of
neighboring cells to eNodeBs in event A3 or A6 to distinguish between
CEUs and CCUs in a cell. In addition, eNodeBs send transmit power to
UEs using an RRC Connection Reconfiguration message. As a result,
adaptive ICIC increases signaling overhead over the Uu interface and may
increase the service drop rate of CEUs.
NOTE
If the network experiences high interference and a heavy load, adaptive ICIC
optimizes the network in high-interference and high-load areas. Otherwise, adaptive
ICIC has these areas work in interference randomization mode.

Adaptive Adaptive ICIC plus enhances network coverage by increasing the CEU
ICIC plus throughput.
Adaptive ICIC plus requires that UEs detect and report the RSRP of
neighboring cells to eNodeBs in event A3 or A6 to distinguish between
CEUs and CCUs in a cell. eNodeBs send transmit power to UEs using an
RRC Connection Reconfiguration message. Therefore, adaptive ICIC plus
increases signaling overhead over the Uu interface.

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6 Engineering Guidelines

6.1 When to Use


Adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus can be enabled when intra-frequency LTE networks
suffer severe downlink co-channel interference. Either adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus
can be enabled, and adaptive ICIC plus is recommended. It is recommended that adaptive
ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus be activated on the hour to facilitate performance measurement.

l Adaptive ICIC plus increases downlink CEU throughput and does not negatively affect
average downlink UE throughput.
Adaptive ICIC plus measures interference based on downlink RSRP. If the network
interference characteristics quickly change, the RSRP-based measurement cannot
sufficiently reflect interference. It is therefore recommended that the UE mobility rate be
lower than 10 km/h on the network where adaptive ICIC plus is to be enabled.
l Adaptive ICIC significantly increases downlink CEU throughput but slightly decreases
average downlink UE throughput.
Therefore, it is recommended that the following functions be enabled on the network
where adaptive ICIC is to be enabled:
– Frequency selective scheduling, and the policy of rounding up the number of
required RBGs to achieve larger average downlink throughput.
– Enhanced UL frequency selective scheduling, interference randomization, and
enhanced uplink scheduling based on mobility speed estimation for obtaining
uplink performance gains.
The Reuse3 mode in static ICIC mode is recommended for the eCoordinator on a
commercial network.

6.2 Required Information


Before activating adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus on an LTE network, collect site
information such as inter-site distances and counters related to network load and interference.

l Counters related to network load


– Numbers of uplink and downlink UEs in a cell

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526727378 L.Traffic.User.Avg Average number of users in a


cell

1526727379 L.Traffic.User.Max Maximum number of users in


a cell

1526728445 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.UL.QCI. Total number of activated


Total UEs with a standardized or
extended QCI in the uplink
buffer

1526728969 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.DL.Avg Average number of activated


UEs in downlink

1526728970 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.DL.Max Maximum number of


activated UEs in downlink

1526728972 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.UL.Avg Average number of activated


UEs in uplink

1526728973 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.UL.Max Maximum number of


activated UEs in uplink

1526728975 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.Avg Average number of activated


UEs

1526728976 L.Traffic.ActiveUser.Max Maximum number of


activated UEs

– Average numbers of used uplink and downlink PRBs


Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526726737 L.ChMeas.PRB.UL.Use Average number of used


d.Avg uplink PRBs

1526726740 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL.Use Average number of used


d.Avg PDSCH PRBs

1526741763 L.ChMeas.PRB.PUSC Average number of


H.Avg.BorderUE PUSCH PRBs used by
CEUs in a cell

1526741767 L.ChMeas.PRB.PDSC Average number of


H.Avg.BorderUE PDSCH PRBs used by
CEUs in a cell

l Counters related to network interference


– Numbers of uplink and downlink CEUs in a cell

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526741888 L.Traffic.User.BorderU Average number of


E.Avg CUEs in a cell

1526741889 L.Traffic.User.BorderU Maximum number of


E.Max CUEs in a cell

– Number of times MCS index N (N = 0 to 31) is selected for PUSCH and PDSCH
scheduling
Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526727412 to L.ChMeas.PUSCH.MCS.0 to Number of times MCS


1526727443 L.ChMeas.PUSCH.MCS.31 index n (n ranges from 0
to 31) is scheduled on
the PUSCH

1526727444 to L.ChMeas.PDSCH.MCS.0 to Number of times MCS


1526727475 L.ChMeas.PDSCH.MCS.31 index n (n ranges from 0
to 31) is scheduled on
the PDSCH

– Number of wideband CQI reports with the value of N (N = 0 to 15)


Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526727396 to L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.0 to Number of wideband


1526727411 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.15 CQI reports with the
value of N (N = 0 to 15)

1526737710 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.Bor Accumulated value of


derUE.Total wideband CQIs reported
by CEUs

1526737711 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.Bor Number of times


derUE.Num wideband CQIs are
reported by CEUs

l Counters related to the average UE rate in a cell


Average uplink and downlink UE rates in a cell
Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526728259 L.Thrp.bits.UL Total uplink traffic volume


for PDCP PDUs in a cell

1526728998 L.Thrp.Time.Cell.UL.Hi Total duration of uplink


ghPrecision data transmission in a cell
(with the precision of 1
ms)

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526728260 L.Thrp.Time.UL Total receive duration of


uplink PDCP PDUs in a
cell

1526728261 L.Thrp.bits.DL Total downlink traffic


volume for PDCP SDUs in
a cell

1526728997 L.Thrp.Time.Cell.DL.Hi Total duration of downlink


ghPrecision data transmission in a cell
(with the precision of 1
ms)

1526728262 L.Thrp.Time.DL Total transmit duration of


downlink PDCP SDUs in a
cell

l Counters related to CEU rates


Uplink and downlink CEU rates in a cell
Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526737754 L.Thrp.bits.UL.BorderU Uplink PDCP-layer traffic


E volume received for CEUs
in a cell

1526741759 L.Thrp.Time.UL.Border Total duration of receiving


UE data from cell edge UEs in
the uplink at the PDCP
layer in a cell

1526737756 L.Thrp.bits.UL.SmallPkt PDCP-layer traffic volume


.BorderUE scheduled for uplink small
packets for CEUs in a cell

1526737757 L.Thrp.Time.UL.RmvS Transmission duration of


mallPkt.BorderUE uplink data except small
packets for CEUs in a cell

1526737759 L.Thrp.Time.DL.RmvLa Data transmission duration


stTTI.BorderUE for CEUs except the last
TTI before the downlink
buffer is empty

1526737755 L.Thrp.bits.DL.BorderU Downlink PDCP-layer


E traffic volume sent for
CEUs in a cell

1526741760 L.Thrp.Time.DL.Border Total duration of sending


UE data to CEUs in the
downlink at the PDCP
layer in a cell

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526737758 L.Thrp.bits.DL.LastTTI. Downlink PDCP-layer


BorderUE traffic volume sent in the
last TTI for CEUs before
the buffer is empty in a
cell

NOTE

l The preceding CEU-related counters can be obtained only if the BasedA3EdgeUserSwitch


option of the CellCounterParaGroup.CellCounterAlgoSwitch parameter is selected. CEUs
are specified by the CellCounterParaGroup.EdgeUserA3Offset parameter. Before activating
adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus, run the following command:
MOD
CELLCOUNTERPARAGROUP:LocalCellId=0,CellCounterAlgoSwitch=BasedA3EdgeUse
rSwitch-1,EdgeUserA3Offset=-6;
l When CA is enabled, the counters related to the cell edge measure only UEs reporting event
A3 on the PCell. This is because CA UEs have only the PCell entity at the PDCP layer and
higher layers. If the SCell and PCell have different coverage, the gains for CEUs in the SCell
cannot be correctly measured through traffic statistics.

6.3 Planning
RF Planning
None

Network Planning
l For adaptive ICIC:
It is recommended that the neighboring cells in an optimization area use the same
frequency and bandwidth, and the cell bandwidth in the optimization area must be
greater than or equal to 5 MHz.
– Adaptive ICIC does not apply to neighboring cells with different frequencies and
the same bandwidth.
– Adaptive ICIC does not apply to neighboring cells with the same frequency and
different bandwidths. The neighboring cells work in Reuse1 mode.
l For adaptive ICIC plus:
Ensure that neighboring cells in the selected optimization area use the same frequency
and bandwidth. Otherwise, adaptive ICIC plus does not take effect.
l It is recommended that a large continuous area be selected as an optimization area.

Hardware Planning
The eCoordinator and U2000 must be deployed.

6.4 Deployment (Adaptive ICIC)

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6.4.1 Process
Figure 6-1 shows the adaptive ICIC deployment process.

Figure 6-1 Adaptive ICIC deployment process

6.4.2 Requirements

Hardware
Adaptive ICIC deployment has the following hardware requirements:

l eNodeBs are functioning properly. Adaptive ICIC applies only to LTE cells served by
macro eNodeBs in eRAN6.0 or later, including:
– Cells served by a single-mode 3900 or 5900 series LTE base station
– LTE cells served by a multi-mode 3900 or 5900 series base station
l The eCoordinator has been installed, initially configured, and commissioned. The
eCoordinator is functioning properly and is connected to eNodeBs.
NOTE

l For details about how to install the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Installation Guide.
l For details about how to initially configure the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Initial Configuration
Guide.
l For details about how to commission the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Commissioning Guide.

System Configuration
The requirements for system configurations are as follows:

l Intra-frequency neighbor relationships have been configured between cells to be


optimized by adaptive ICIC.
l On eNodeBs, SCTP links between eNodeBs and the eCoordinator have been configured.
For details about the configurations, see 3900 Series Base Station Initial Configuration
Guide.
l On eNodeBs, the CellDlpcPdsch.CeuPa and CellDlpcPdsch.CcuPa parameters are
associated with the CellDlpcPdschPa.PaPcOff parameter. For details about the

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recommended values of CellDlpcPdsch.CeuPa and CellDlpcPdsch.CcuPa, see 3900


Series Base Station Parameter Reference.
l On the eCoordinator, SCTP links between eNodeBs and the eCoordinator as well as
eNodeB information and E-UTRAN cell information have been configured. For detailed
configurations, see ECO6910 Initial Configuration Guide.

License
Operators have purchased and activated the following licenses on the eCoordinator.

Feature Feature License NE Sales Unit


ID Name Control Item

None ECO6910 ECO6910 Basic ECO691 per Cell


Basic Software-LTE 0
Software-LTE FDD (per Cell)
FDD

None Hardware Hardware ECO691 per 50 Cell


Capacity of Capacity of LTE 0
LTE FDD and FDD and LTE
LTE TDD TDD
Coordinated Coordinated
Cell Cell (per 50
Cell)

LOFD-06 Adaptive Inter- Adaptive Inter- ECO691 per Cell


0201 Cell Cell Interference 0
Interference Coordination(LT
Coordination E FDD) (per
Cell)

The Adaptive Inter-Cell Interference Coordination(LTE FDD) (per Cell) license limits the
total number of LTE FDD cells that can be optimized by adaptive ICIC. If the number of
selected cells exceeds the licensed limit, the eCoordinator reports ALM-20741 Configuration
Data Exceeding License Capacity.

6.4.3 Precautions
None

6.4.4 Data Preparation and Feature Activation


This feature can be activated using the CME or MML commands.

6.4.4.1 Data Preparation

eCoordinator Data Preparation


The following parameters are required on the eCoordinator for configuring adaptive ICIC.
For details about adaptive ICIC area configurations, see Table 6-1.

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Table 6-1 Parameters for adaptive ICIC areas


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Area Identifier AreaId This parameter specifies the ID of an area,


which uniquely identifies an area within the
eCoordinator.

Area Name AreaName This parameter specifies the name of an area,


which uniquely identifies the area. The name
must not contain the comma (,), semicolon
(;), equal sign (=), double quotation marks
(") or single quotation mark ('), two or more
consecutive percent signs (%), two or more
consecutive spaces, or three or more
consecutive plus signs (+). The area name
cannot consist of spaces only.

Cell Type CellType This parameter specifies the type of cell for
which adaptive ICIC is to be enabled. The
values are FDD, TDD, and BOTH. When
this parameter is set to FDD(FDD), adaptive
ICIC can be enabled only for FDD cells.
When this parameter is set to TDD(TDD),
adaptive ICIC can be enabled only for TDD
cells. When this parameter is set to
BOTH(BOTH), adaptive ICIC can be
enabled for both FDD and TDD cells.

Running Type RunningType This parameter specifies the type of running


adaptive ICIC within an area. The parameter
values are as follows: UL(UpLink):
indicates that uplink adaptive ICIC is
running. DL(DownLink): indicates that
downlink adaptive ICIC is running.
ULDL(UpLink/DownLink): indicates that
both uplink adaptive ICIC and downlink
adaptive ICIC are running.
The recommended value is DL(DownLink).

Running Period RunningPeriod This parameter specifies the period for


calculating the cell edge band mode within
an area. The cell edge band mode is
calculated each time the calculation period
arrives.
The recommended value is HOUR_1(1
Hour).

Start Mode StartMode This parameter specifies the mode for


starting adaptive ICIC. If this parameter is
set to NOW(Now), adaptive ICIC starts
immediately. If this parameter is set to
DELAY(Delay), adaptive ICIC starts when
the time specified by StartTime arrives.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Start Time StartTime This parameter specifies the start time of


adaptive ICIC. This parameter takes effect
when the StartMode parameter is set to
DELAY(Delay).

Running Mode RunningMode This parameter specifies the running mode


of adaptive ICIC. The bandwidth at edge
bands varies in different running modes. If
this parameter is set to
DYNAMIC_EDGE_BAND(DynamicEdge
Band), the eCoordinator instructs cells to
work in Type-1 Reuse3 mode. If this
parameter is set to
STATIC_EDGE_BAND(StaticEdgeBand),
the eCoordinator instructs cells to work in
Type-2 Reuse3 mode.
The recommended value is
STATIC_EDGE_BAND(StaticEdgeBand).

High Interference HighInterCellIn- This parameter specifies the interference


Cell Threshold terThd threshold of high-interference cells, which is
used to determine whether to add a cell to a
high-interference area. When activating
adaptive ICIC, adjust this parameter to
specify the area in which adaptive ICIC
takes effect. A smaller value results in a
larger application area, and a larger value
results in a smaller application area.
The recommended value is 100.

Average ICICAreaAvgInterT This parameter specifies the average


Interference hd interference threshold of an adaptive ICIC
Threshold of ICIC area. The threshold is used to determine
Area whether to combine two areas into one high-
interference area. When activating adaptive
ICIC, adjust this parameter to specify the
area in which adaptive ICIC takes effect. A
smaller value results in a larger application
area, and a larger value results in a smaller
application area.
The recommended value is 100.

RB Usage HighInterCellRbU- This parameter specifies the threshold of RB


Threshold for High sageThd usage for cells with high interference. A
Interference Cell smaller value results in a higher probability
that ICIC areas are generated. A larger value
results in the opposite effects.
The recommended value is 0.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

UE Number HighInterCellUser- This parameter specifies the number


Threshold for High NumThd threshold of UEs in cells with high
Interference Cell interference. A smaller value results in a
higher probability that ICIC areas are
generated. A larger value results in the
opposite effects.
The recommended value is 0.

Area Divide and RegionIdentifySwit This parameter specifies the switch for area
Identify Switch ch division and identification. When this
parameter is set to ON(On), areas with high
interference and heavy loads are identified
and ICIC takes effect only in these areas.
When this parameter is set to OFF(Off), no
actions are performed to identify areas with
high interference and heavy loads and ICIC
takes effect in the entire optimization area.

User Attr Judge UeAttribJudgeMod This parameter specifies the mode for
Mode e judging user attributes. If this parameter is
set to BasedFreEff(Base on frequency
efficiency), the eNodeB judges user
attributes based on spectral efficiency. If this
parameter is set to BasedGFactor(Base on
G factor), the eNodeB judges user attributes
based on the G factor.

User Attr Judge UeAttribJudgeFreE This parameter specifies the spectral


Spectral Efficiency ffThd efficiency threshold for judging user
Thld attributes. If UeAttribJudgeMode is set to
BasedFreEff(Base on frequency
efficiency), the eNodeB selects CEUs whose
spectral efficiency is less than this threshold.

User Attr Judge UeAttribJudgeFreE This parameter specifies the spectral


Spectral Efficiency ffHyst efficiency hysteresis for judging user
Thld Hyst attributes. If UeAttribJudgeMode is set to
BasedFreEff(Base on frequency
efficiency), this parameter helps alleviate the
user attribute fluctuation arising from the
spectral efficiency fluctuation.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Cell State Judge RB CellStatusJudgeR- This parameter specifies the RB usage


Usage Threshold bUsageThd threshold for judging the cell status. The
eNodeB periodically calculates the average
RB usage of each cell. If the average RB
usage is less than or equal to this threshold,
the eNodeB sets the cell working mode to
Reuse1 and allocates resources according to
the start position of the cell edge band
delivered from the eCoordinator.
The recommended value is 35.

Cell State Judge RB CellStatusJudgeR- This parameter specifies the RB usage


Usage Threshold bUsageHyst threshold hysteresis for judging the cell
Hyst status. If the average RB usage of a cell
fluctuates around the value specified by
CellStatusJudgeRbUsageThd, this
parameter helps alleviate the cell status
fluctuation arising from the average RB
usage fluctuation.

UE Attribute-based UajGFactorOptSwit This parameter specifies whether to enable


G Factor Optimize ch UE attribute-based G factor optimization.
Switch When this parameter is set to OFF(Off), the
UE attribute-based G factor optimization
solution does not take effect on the eNodeB.
When this parameter is set to ON(On), the
UE attribute-based G factor optimization
solution takes effect on the eNodeB.

UE Attribute-based UajGFactorHyst This parameter specifies the hysteresis of the


G Factor Thld G factor threshold on the eNodeB. If the G
Hysteresis factor of a CEU is less than the sum of the G
factor threshold and the value of this
parameter, the user is considered as a CEU to
be scheduled. If the G factor of a CCU is less
than the difference between the G factor
threshold and the value of this parameter, the
user is considered as a CEU to be scheduled.

UE Attribute-based UajGFactorOffset This parameter specifies the offset to the G


G Factor Thld factor threshold on the eNodeB. When a user
Offset is allocated a G factor and the G factor value
is less than or equal to the difference
between the G factor threshold and the value
of this parameter, the user is considered as a
CEU to be scheduled.

UE Attribute-based UajAdjustedWbCqi This parameter specifies the wideband CQI


CQI Threshold Thd threshold on the eNodeB. This parameter is
used to determine the attribute (CEU or
CCU) of a user that does not report event
A3.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

UE Attribute-based UajAdjustedWbCqi- This parameter specifies the hysteresis of the


CQI Threshold Hyst wideband CQI threshold on the eNodeB. If
Hysteresis the wideband CQI value of a CEU after the
user attribute is adjusted is less than the sum
of the values of UajAdjustedWbCqiThd
and this parameter, the user is considered as
a CEU to be scheduled. If the wideband CQI
value of a CCU after the user attribute is
adjusted is less than the difference between
UajAdjustedWbCqiThd and this
parameter, the CCU switches to the CEU to
be scheduled.

RSRP Filtering RSRPFilterType This parameter specifies the RSRP filtering


Type type of users who report event A3. If this
parameter is set to Adaptive(Adaptive), the
eNodeB adaptively calculates the filtering
coefficient for each user. If this parameter is
set to Fixed(Fixed), the eNodeB filters user-
reported RSRP values based on the value of
the RSRPFilterCoefficient parameter.

RSRP Filtering RSRPFilterCoeffi- This parameter specifies the RSRP filtering


Coefficient cient coefficient used by the eNodeB. The
eNodeB filters the user-reported RSRP
values based on the value of this parameter.

For details about adaptive ICIC cell configurations, see Table 6-2.

Table 6-2 Parameters for adaptive ICIC cells


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Area Identifier AreaId This parameter specifies the ID of an area,


which uniquely identifies an area within
the eCoordinator.

Cell Index Type QueryCellIdType This parameter specifies a cell index type
used for query.

LTE Cell Index LTECellIndex This parameter specifies the index of an


LTE cell, which uniquely identifies an
LTE cell within the network.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

LTE Cell Name LTECellName This parameter specifies the name of an


LTE cell. The name must not contain the
comma (,), semicolon (;), equal sign (=),
double quotation marks (") or single
quotation mark ('), two or more
consecutive percent signs (%), two or
more consecutive spaces, or three or more
consecutive plus signs (+). The cell name
cannot consist of spaces only.

Mobile Country MCC This parameter specifies the mobile


Code country code (MCC) that identifies the
country to which a mobile user belongs.

Mobile Network MNC This parameter specifies the mobile


Code network code (MNC) that identifies the
public land mobile network (PLMN) to
which a mobile user belongs.

eNodeB ID eNodeBId This parameter specifies the ID of an


eNodeB, which uniquely identifies an
eNodeB on the network.

Cell ID CellId This parameter specifies the ID of a cell,


which uniquely identifies a cell within an
eNodeB.

eNodeB Data Preparation


The following parameters are required on the eNodeB for configuring adaptive ICIC.
For details about measurement control parameters for ICIC events A3 and A6, see Table 6-3.

Table 6-3 Measurement control parameters


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

A3 Offset CellMcPara.A3Offset This parameter specifies the offset for


event A3. This offset is the difference
between the signal quality of a
neighboring cell and that of the serving
cell. A larger value of this parameter
results in a higher requirement on
neighboring-cell signal quality for
reporting the event.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Hysteresis CellMcPara.Hysteresi This parameter specifies the hysteresis for


s reporting event A3 or A6. This parameter
is used to prevent frequent entering or
leaving of event A3 or A6 and decision
errors due to radio signal fluctuation. For
details, see 3GPP TS 36.331.

Time to Trigger CellMcPara.TimetoTr This parameter specifies the time-to-


igger trigger for reporting event A3 or A6.
When detecting that the signal quality in
the serving cell and that in at least one
neighboring cell meet the entering
condition, the UE does not report the
event to the eNodeB immediately. Instead,
the UE reports the event only when the
signal quality continuously meets the
entering condition during the time-to-
trigger.

Max Report Cell CellMcPara.MaxRepo This parameter specifies the maximum


Number rtCells number of cells to be included in each
measurement report after event A3 or A6
is triggered. For details, see 3GPP TS
36.331.

Report Amount CellMcPara.ReportA This parameter specifies the number of


mount periodic measurement reports that are sent
after event A3 or A6 is triggered. For
details, see 3GPP TS 36.331.

Report Interval CellMcPara.ReportInt This parameter specifies the interval


erval between periodic measurement reports
that are sent after event A3 or A6 is
triggered. For details, see 3GPP TS
36.331.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Report Quantity CellMcPara.ReportQu This parameter specifies the type of the


antity value to be included in the measurement
report after event A3 or A6 is triggered,
which can be set to
SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN(Same as Trig
Quan) or BOTH(Both). The value
SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN(Same as Trig
Quan) indicates that the type of the value
to be included in the measurement report
is the same as that specified by the
TriggerQuantity parameter. The value
BOTH(Both) indicates that both RSRP
and RSRQ values are included in the
measurement report. The measured RSRP
values are stable, slightly varying with the
load, and therefore there is little signal
fluctuation. The measured RSRQ values
vary with the load and are likely to reflect
the signal quality of the cell in real time.
For details, see 3GPP TS 36.331.

Trigger Quantity CellMcPara.TriggerQ This parameter specifies whether event A3


uantity or A6 is triggered based on RSRP or
RSRQ values. The measured RSRP values
are stable, slightly varying with the load,
and therefore there is little signal
fluctuation. The measured RSRQ values
vary with the load and are likely to reflect
the signal quality of the cell in real time.

A6 Offset CellMcPara.A6Offset This parameter specifies the offset for


event A6. This offset is the difference
between the signal quality of a
neighboring cell and that of the serving
cell. A larger value of this parameter
results in a higher requirement on
neighboring-cell signal quality for
reporting the event.

For details about downlink cell PDSCH power control algorithm parameters, see Table 6-4.

Table 6-4 Downlink cell PDSCH power control algorithm parameters


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Center UE PA CellDlpcPdsch.CcuPa This parameter specifies the PA value of


CCUs when downlink ICIC is enabled.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Edge UE PA CellDlpcPdsch.CeuPa This parameter specifies the PA value of


CEUs when downlink ICIC is enabled.

For details about downlink ICIC algorithm parameters for a cell, see Table 6-5.

Table 6-5 Downlink ICIC algorithm parameters for a cell


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

User Attribution CellDlIcic.DlIcicUser This parameter specifies the G factor


Gfactor Threshold AttrGfactorThd threshold for user attribute determination
in downlink adaptive ICIC. If DL adaptive
ICIC is enabled, the eNodeB selects CEUs
from the users whose G factors are less
than this threshold. Determine the
parameter value based on the distribution
of UEs' modulation and coding scheme
(MCS) indexes within an area so that
about one-third users are determined to be
CEUs. For example, if an area is covered
by 155 cells and the percentages of users
whose MCS indexes are less than 6 and 7
are about 30% and 40%, respectively, you
can set this parameter to 1. (The G factors
corresponding to MCS indexes 6 and 7 are
0.5 dB and 1.45 dB, respectively.) The G
factors corresponding to MCS indexes 0 to
28 are -5.65, -4.5, -3.55, -2.35, -1.5, -0.5,
0.5, 1.45, 2.45, 3.4, 3.7, 4.4, 5.4, 6.3, 7.25,
8.3, 8.95, 9.6, 10.15, 11.15, 12.1, 13.15,
14.05, 15.1, 16, 17, 18.1, 19, and 20.1,
respectively.

For details about the downlink ICIC scheduling policy parameter, see Table 6-6.

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Table 6-6 Downlink ICIC scheduling policy parameter


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Downlink ICIC CellDlschAlgo.DlIcicS This parameter specifies the scheduling


Schedule Mode chMode policy used when downlink ICIC is
enabled. If this parameter is set to
EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO(Edge User No
Prio), both CCUs and CEUs can preempt
edge bands, thereby improving CCUs'
performance. If this parameter is set to
EDGE_USER_PRIO(Edge User Prio),
CCUs are scheduled at both the center
band and the edge band only after CEUs
have been scheduled at the edge band,
thereby improving CEUs' performance.

For details about cell-level algorithm parameters, see Table 6-7.

Table 6-7 Cell-level algorithm parameters


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

DL schedule switch CellAlgoSwitch.DlSch This parameter specifies the switches


Switch related to downlink scheduling in the cell.
The switches are used to enable or disable
specific downlink scheduling functions.
FreqSelSwitch(FreqSelSwitch): Indicates
whether to enable frequency selective
scheduling. If this option is selected, data
is transmitted on the frequency band of
good signal quality.

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Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Uplink schedule CellAlgoSwitch.UlSch This parameter specifies the switches


switch Switch related to uplink scheduling in the cell.
The switches are used to enable or disable
specific uplink scheduling functions.
UlEnhancedFssSwitch(UlEnhancedFssS
witch): Indicates whether to enable uplink
load-based enhanced frequency selection.
UlEnhancedDopplerS-
witch(UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch):
Indicates whether to enable enhanced
uplink scheduling based on mobility
speed. If this option is selected, enhanced
uplink scheduling based on mobility speed
is enabled. If this option is selected, the
eNodeB determines whether a UE is a
low-mobility UE based on the Doppler
measurement at the physical layer, and
then improves uplink performance for
low-mobility UEs. If this option is
deselected, enhanced uplink scheduling
based on mobility speed is disabled.
Enhanced uplink scheduling based on
mobility speed takes effect only when the
CellUlschAlgo.DopMeasLevel parameter
is set to CLASS_1. This switch does not
take effect on cells established on an
LBBPc.

For details about the uplink scheduling algorithm parameter for a cell, see Table 6-8.

Table 6-8 Uplink scheduling algorithm parameter


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

Uplink Resource CellUlschAlgo.UlRbAl This parameter specifies the strategy for


Block Allocation locationStrategy allocating resource blocks (RBs) in the
Strategy uplink of the cell. If this parameter is set to
FS_NONFS_ADAPTIVE(Fs nonFs
Strategy), this strategy adaptively
switches between frequency selective
scheduling and non-frequency selective
scheduling. If this parameter is set to
FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE(Fs
InRandom Strategy), this strategy
adaptively switches between frequency
selective scheduling and interference-
randomization-based scheduling.

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For details about the cell PDCCH algorithm parameter, see Table 6-9.

Table 6-9 Cell PDCCH algorithm parameter


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

PDCCH Symbol CellPdcchAlgo.Pdcch This parameter specifies whether to enable


Number Adjust SymNumSwitch dynamic adjustment on the number of
Switch orthogonal frequency division
multiplexing (OFDM) symbols occupied
by the physical downlink control channel
(PDCCH). If this parameter is set to
OFF(Off), the number of OFDM symbols
occupied by the PDCCH is fixed and
cannot be dynamically adjusted. If this
parameter is set to ON(On), the number of
OFDM symbols occupied by the PDCCH
is dynamically adjusted based on the
required number of PDCCH control
channel elements (CCEs). If this
parameter is set to
ECFIADAPTIONON(Enhanced CFI
Adaption On), the number of OFDM
symbols occupied by the PDCCH is
dynamically adjusted based on the cell
downlink throughput, and the adjustment
performance is the best among the three
methods.

6.4.4.2 Using the CME


l Fast batch activation
This feature can be batch activated using the Feature Operation and Maintenance
function of the CME. For detailed operations, see the following section in the CME
product documentation or online help: CME Management > CME Guidelines >
Enhanced Feature Management > Feature Operation and Maintenance.
l Single/batch configuration
This feature can be activated for a single eNodeB or a batch of eNodeBs on the CME.
For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

6.4.4.3 Using MML Commands


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:

Step 1 Run the ADD AICIC command to add an area where adaptive ICIC is to be activated.
Step 2 Run the ADD AICICCELL command to add adaptive ICIC cells.
Step 3 Run the ACT AICIC command to activate adaptive ICIC.

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Run the following commands on the eNodeB:

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Step 1 Run the MOD CELLMCPARA command to configure event A3 or A6 measurement control
parameters.

Step 2 Run the MOD CELLDLPCPDSCH command to configure the PA values of CCUs and
CEUs for adaptive ICIC.

Step 3 Run the MOD CELLDLSCHALGO command to configure the downlink scheduling policy
for each cell.

Step 4 Run the MOD CELLDLICIC command to configure the G factor threshold for determining
user attributes.

Step 5 Run the MOD CELLALGOSWITCH command to configure downlink scheduling


algorithm parameters.

Step 6 Run the MOD CELLALGOSWITCH command to configure uplink scheduling algorithm
parameters.

Step 7 Run the MOD CELLPDCCHALGO command to configure PDCCH algorithm parameters.

----End

6.4.4.4 MML Command Examples


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:
ADD AICIC: AreaId=1, AreaName="area1", CellType=Both, RunningType=DL,
RunningMode=STATIC_EDGE_BAND, StartMode=NOW, RegionIdentifySwitch=OFF,
HighInterCellRbUsageThd=0, HighInterCellUserNumThd=0,
UeAttribJudgeMode=BasedGFactor, CellStatusJudgeRbUsageThd=35,
CellStatusJudgeRbUsageHyst=8;
ADD AICICCELL: AreaId=1, QueryCellIdType=BYID, LTECellIndex=940;
ACT AICIC: AreaId=1;

Run the following commands on the eNodeB:


MOD CELLMCPARA:LOCALCELLID=1,A3OFFSET=-6,A6OFFSET=-6;
MOD CELLDLPCPDSCH: LocalCellId=1, CcuPa=PA_NEG6, CeuPa=PA_NEG1DOT77;
MOD CELLDLSCHALGO: LocalCellId=1, DlIcicSchMode=EDGE_USER_PRIO;
MOD CELLDLICIC: LocalCellId=1, DlIcicUserAttrGfactorThd=3;
MOD CELLALGOSWITCH: LocalCellId=1, DlSchSwitch=FreqSelSwitch-1;
MOD CELLALGOSWITCH: LocalCellId=1,
UlSchSwitch=UlEnhancedFssSwitch-1&UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch-1;
MOD CELLPDCCHALGO: LocalCellId=1, PdcchSymNumSwitch=ECfiAdaptionON;

6.4.5 Activation Observation

Using MML Commands


Run the DSP AICIC command on the eCoordinator LMT to check the running status of
adaptive ICIC. If the command output shows that the value of Task Status is Running,
adaptive ICIC has been activated.

Using Counters
After an optimization period, check on the U2000 client the running status of adaptive ICIC
using the eCoordinator counters listed in Table 6-10. If not all counter values are 0, adaptive
ICIC has been activated.

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Table 6-10 Performance counters related to adaptive ICIC on the eCoordinator


Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

73428861 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.Config.Succ Number of successful


deliveries of edge band
mode configuration

73428293 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.Config.Fail Number of unsuccessful


deliveries of edge band
mode configuration

73428858 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.Config.Att Number of attempts to


deliver edge band mode
configuration

73428857 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.Config.RspTimeout Number of timeout


deliveries of the edge band
mode configuration

73428860 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.1 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse1

73428859 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.3.1 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse3-1

73428856 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.3.2 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse3-2

73428855 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.3.3 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse3-3

73428867 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.1 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-1

73428866 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.2 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-2

73428865 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.3 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-3

73428864 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.4 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-4

73428870 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.5 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-5

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

73428871 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.DL.Mode.6.6 Number of times the


downlink edge band mode is
set to Reuse6-6

73428869 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.1 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse1

73428868 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.3.1 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse3-1

73428863 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.3.2 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse3-2

73428862 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.3.3 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse3-3

73428310 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.1 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-1

73428311 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.2 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-2

73428312 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.3 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-3

73428313 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.4 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-4

73428314 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.5 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-5

73428315 VS.ELTECELL.AICIC.UL.Mode.6.6 Number of times the uplink


edge band mode is set to
Reuse6-6

Using an Se Interface Trace Task


On the eCoordinator LMT, start an Se interface trace task to check whether adaptive ICIC has
been activated:

Step 1 Choose Trace > Coordinating Services > Se Interface Trace. Double-click Se Interface
Trace.

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Step 2 In the displayed dialog box, click the Basic tab, select SCTPAP in the Trace Type area,
select the message related to adaptive ICIC, and set related parameters.

Step 3 Click Submit. An Se interface trace task is created.

Step 4 Check the trace result. If the result includes the AICIC_DATA_RPT, AICIC_CONFIG, and
AICIC_CONFIG_ACK messages, adaptive ICIC has been activated.

----End

6.4.6 Reconfiguration
Run MML commands on the eCoordinator LMT to reconfigure adaptive ICIC parameters.

If You Need to... Then...

Reconfigure an Run the RMV AICICCELL command to delete an adaptive


optimization cell ICIC cell.
Run the ADD AICICCELL command to add an adaptive ICIC
cell.

Reconfigure an Run the MOD AICIC command to reconfigure adaptive ICIC


optimization area parameters.
NOTE
If an optimization area is running, reconfiguring the parameters will cause
the optimization area to restart. The optimization period will restart from
the restart time.

6.4.7 Deactivation
This feature can be deactivated using the CME or MML commands.

Using the CME


For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

Using MML Commands


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:

Step 1 Run the RMV AICICCELL command to remove the adaptive ICIC cell.

Step 2 Run the DEA AICIC command to deactivate adaptive ICIC.

----End

MML Command Examples


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:
RMV AICICCELL: AreaId=1, QueryCellIdType=BYID, LTECellIndex=940;
DEA AICIC: AreaId=1;

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6.5 Deployment (Adaptive ICIC Plus)

6.5.1 Process
Figure 6-2 shows the adaptive ICIC plus deployment process.

Figure 6-2 Adaptive ICIC plus deployment process

6.5.2 Requirements

Other Features
For details, see 4 Related Features.

Hardware
l eNodeB hardware requirements:
– eNodeBs are functioning properly. Adaptive ICIC plus applies only to LTE cells
served by macro eNodeBs of eRAN11.1 or later.
– Adaptive ICIC plus supports LBBPd and UBBP boards.
l eCoordinator hardware requirements: Adaptive ICIC plus applies only to a stand-alone
eCoordinator. The eCoordinator has been installed, initially configured, and
commissioned. The eCoordinator is functioning properly and is connected to eNodeBs.
NOTE

l For details about how to install the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Installation Guide.
l For details about how to initially configure the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Initial Configuration
Guide.
l For details about how to commission the eCoordinator, see ECO6910 Commissioning Guide.

License Management
Operators have purchased and activated the following licenses on the eCoordinator.

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Feature Feature License NE Sales Unit


ID Name Control Item

None ECO6910 ECO6910 Basic ECO691 per Cell


Basic Software-LTE 0
Software-LTE FDD (per Cell)
FDD

None Hardware Hardware ECO691 per 50 Cell


Capacity of Capacity of LTE 0
LTE FDD and FDD and LTE
LTE TDD TDD
Coordinated Coordinated
Cell Cell (per 50
Cell)

LOFD-06 Adaptive Inter- Adaptive Inter- ECO691 per Cell


0201 Cell Cell Interference 0
Interference Coordination(LT
Coordination E FDD) (per
Cell)

The Adaptive Inter-Cell Interference Coordination(LTE FDD) (per Cell) license limits the
total number of LTE FDD cells that can be optimized by adaptive ICIC plus. If the number of
selected cells exceeds the licensed limit, the eCoordinator reports ALM-20741 Configuration
Data Exceeding License Capacity.

Other Requirements
l Intra-frequency neighbor relationships have been configured between cells to be
optimized by adaptive ICIC plus.
l On eNodeBs, SCTP links between eNodeBs and the eCoordinator have been configured.
For details about the configurations, see 3900 Series Base Station Initial Configuration
Guide.
l The CELLDLICIC.AIcIcPlusA3Offset and CELLDLICIC.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange
parameters on eNodeBs have been configured.
l On the eCoordinator, SCTP and GTPU links between eNodeBs and the eCoordinator as
well as eNodeB information and E-UTRAN cell information have been configured. For
detailed configurations, see ECO6910 Initial Configuration Guide.
l eX2 interfaces have been configured between eNodeBs. For details, see eX2 Self-
Management Feature Parameter Description.

6.5.3 Precautions
None

6.5.4 Data Preparation and Feature Activation


This feature can be activated using the CME or MML commands.

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6.5.4.1 Data Preparation

eNodeB Data Preparation


The following parameters are required on the eNodeB for configuring adaptive ICIC plus.
For details about measurement control parameters for ICIC event A3, see Table 6-11.

Table 6-11 Parameters under the CellDlIcic MO


Parameter Name Parameter ID Setting Notes

AICIC Plus A3 CellDlIcic.AIcIcPlus The recommended value is –12.


Offset A3Offset

AICIC Plus Power CellDlIcic.AIcicPlus Indicates the range of cell power to be


Control Adjustment PCAdjRange adjusted by adaptive ICIC plus. This
Range parameter is mandatory for activating
adaptive ICIC plus.
This parameter must be set to a PDSCH PA
value that is less than the value of the
CellDlpcPdschPa.PaPcOff parameter. At
most two values can be selected for the
CellDlIcic.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange
parameter.
l If one value is selected, the power is
adjusted between the baseline PA value
and the preset value.
l If two values are selected, the power is
adjusted between the baseline PA value
and the two preset values.

eCoordinator Data Preparation


The following parameters are required on the eCoordinator for configuring adaptive ICIC
plus.
For details about adaptive ICIC plus area configurations, see Table 6-12.

Table 6-12 Parameters for adaptive ICIC plus areas


Parameter Parameter ID Setting Notes
Name

Area Identifier AICIC.AreaId This parameter specifies the ID of an area,


which uniquely identifies an area within the
eCoordinator.

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Parameter Parameter ID Setting Notes


Name

Area Name AICIC.AreaName This parameter specifies the name of an area,


which uniquely identifies the area. The name
must not contain the comma (,), semicolon (;),
equal sign (=), double quotation marks (") or
single quotation mark ('), two or more
consecutive percent signs (%), two or more
consecutive spaces, or three or more consecutive
plus signs (+). The area name cannot consist of
spaces only.

Area Type AICIC.AreaType If adaptive ICIC plus is activated, the parameter


value must be set to AICICPlus(AICICPlus).

Cell configurations of adaptive ICIC plus are the same as those of adaptive ICIC. For details,
see Table 6-2.

6.5.4.2 Using the CME


l Fast batch activation
This feature can be batch activated using the Feature Operation and Maintenance
function of the CME. For detailed operations, see the following section in the CME
product documentation or online help: CME Management > CME Guidelines >
Enhanced Feature Management > Feature Operation and Maintenance.
l Single/batch configuration
This feature can be activated for a single eNodeB or a batch of eNodeBs on the CME.
For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

6.5.4.3 Using MML Commands


Run the following command on the eNodeB:

Step 1 Run the MOD CELLDLICIC command to configure event A3 offset and power adjustment
range.

----End

Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:

Step 1 Run the ADD AICIC command to add an adaptive ICIC plus area.

Step 2 Run the ADD AICICCELL command to add adaptive ICIC plus cells.

Step 3 Run the ACT AICIC command to activate adaptive ICIC plus.

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6.5.4.4 MML Command Examples


Run the following command on the eNodeB:

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MOD CELLDLICIC: LocalCellId=0, AIcIcPlusA3Offset=-12,


AIcicPlusPCAdjRange=DB_6_P_A-1&DB_4DOT77_P_A-1;

Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:


ADD AICIC: AreaId=1, AreaName="aicic_plus", AreaType=AICICPlus;
ADD AICICCELL: AreaId=1, QueryCellIdType=BYNAME, LTECellName="lte_0";
ACT AICIC: AreaId=1;

6.5.5 Activation Observation

Using MML Commands


Run the DSP AICIC command on the eCoordinator LMT to check the running status of
adaptive ICIC plus. If the command output shows that the value of Task Status is Running,
adaptive ICIC plus has been activated.

Using Counters
After an optimization period, check on the U2000 client the running status of adaptive ICIC
plus using eNodeB counters listed in Table 6-13. If L.Traffic.PdschPA.Samp.Index0 to
L.Traffic.PdschPA.Samp.Index7 counter values are not unique for a cell, adaptive ICIC plus
has been activated successfully.

Table 6-13 Counters related to adaptive ICIC plus


Counter Counter Name Counter Description
ID

152674177 L.Traffic.PdschPA.Samp.Index0 to Numbers of samples with downlink


2 to L.Traffic.PdschPA.Samp.Index7 PDSCH PA values equal to Index0
152674177 to Index7, which are used for
9 analyzing cell PDSCH PA value
distribution.

Using an Se Interface Trace Task


On the eCoordinator LMT, use an Se interface trace task to check whether adaptive ICIC plus
has been activated:

Step 1 Choose Trace > Coordinating Services > Se Interface Trace. Double-click Se Interface
Trace.

Step 2 In the displayed dialog box, click the Basic tab, select SCTPAP in the Trace Type area,
select the message related to adaptive ICIC plus, and set related parameters.

Step 3 Click Submit. An Se interface trace task is created.

Step 4 Check the trace result.

If the result includes the AICIC PLUS POWER ADJUST and AICIC PLUS MEASURE RPT
messages, adaptive ICIC plus has been activated.

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6.5.6 Reconfiguration
Run MML commands on the eCoordinator LMT to reconfigure adaptive ICIC plus
parameters.

If You Need to... Then...

Reconfigure an Run the RMV AICICCELL command to delete an adaptive


optimization cell ICIC plus cell.
Run the ADD AICICCELL command to add an adaptive ICIC
plus cell.

Reconfigure an Run the MOD AICIC command to reconfigure adaptive ICIC


optimization area plus parameters.
NOTE
If an optimization area is running, reconfiguring the parameters will cause
the optimization area to restart. The optimization period will restart from
the restart time.

6.5.7 Deactivation
This feature can be deactivated using the CME or MML commands.

Using the CME


For detailed operations, see CME-based Feature Configuration.

Using MML Commands


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:

Step 1 Run the RMV AICICCELL command to remove the adaptive ICIC plus cell.

Step 2 Run the DEA AICIC command to deactivate adaptive ICIC plus.

----End

MML Command Examples


Run the following commands on the eCoordinator:
RMV AICICCELL: AreaId=1, QueryCellIdType=BYNAME, LTECellName="lte_0";
DEA AICIC: AreaId=1;

6.6 Performance Monitoring


Check the changes in the following items after adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus is
activated: uplink and downlink CEU throughput, average uplink and downlink edge spectral
efficiency, and number of times different MCS indexes are scheduled in the uplink and
downlink. These changes reflect the effect of adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus. The
average edge spectral efficiency can be calculated using the following formula: Average edge
spectral efficiency = Total bits of user data from CEUs in a cell/(Total duration for

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transmission of CEU data in a cell x Average number of PRBs used by CEUs in a cell). Table
6-14 describes the related performance counters.

Table 6-14 Performance counters related to adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus
Counter ID Counter Name Counter Description

1526737759 L.Thrp.Time.DL.Rmv Data transmission duration for CEUs except the


LastTTI.BorderUE last TTI before the downlink buffer is empty

1526737755 L.Thrp.bits.DL.Borde Downlink PDCP-layer traffic volume sent for


rUE CEUs in a cell

1526741760 L.Thrp.Time.DL.Bord Total duration of sending data to CEUs in the


erUE downlink at the PDCP layer in a cell

1526737758 L.Thrp.bits.DL.LastT Downlink PDCP-layer traffic volume sent in


TI.BorderUE the last TTI for CEUs before the buffer is
empty in a cell

1526741767 L.ChMeas.PRB.PDSC Average number of PDSCH PRBs used by


H.Avg.BorderUE CEUs in a cell

1526741888 L.Traffic.User.Border Average number of edge users in a cell


UE.Avg

1526741889 L.Traffic.User.Border Maximum number of edge users in a cell


UE.Max

1526737710 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.Bo Accumulated value of wideband CQIs reported


rderUE.Total by CEUs

1526737711 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL.Bo Number of times wideband CQIs are reported


rderUE.Num by CEUs

1526741768 L.Traffic.DL.SCH.TB. Number of service data TBs initially


BorderUE transmitted on the downlink SCH for a CEU

1526741770 L.Traffic.DL.SCH.Err Number of downlink error service data TBs


TB.Rbler.BorderUE after the maximum number of retransmissions
is reached

1526741769 L.Traffic.DL.SCH.Err Number of downlink error service data TBs


TB.Ibler.BorderUE after initial transmission for a CEU

This feature supports quick configuration of counter collection by feature using the U2000.
The measurement for the counters related to this feature can be set in a single operation.
These counters are determined by the counter-feature relationships listed in the performance
counter reference. For details about the operations, see "Quickly Setting Performance
Measurement by Feature" in iManager U2000 MBB Network Management System Product
Documentation.

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6.7 Parameter Optimization


The parameters of adaptive ICIC and adaptive ICIC plus that can be optimized include
eCoordinator parameters and eNodeB parameters.

6.7.1 eCoordinator Parameter Optimization

Adaptive ICIC
l An optimization period is the time taken for the eCoordinator to analyze network
conditions and provide optimization advice.
– If the optimization period is too long, the ICIC working mode of cells and network
performance remain stable for a long period of time. However, the ICIC working
mode cannot be updated at regular intervals when the interference or cell load
varies, which may adversely affect network performance.
– If the optimization period is too short, the eCoordinator can quickly trace network
changes and provide proper optimization advice in a timely manner. However, the
eCoordinator will remain overloaded for a long period of time, and network quality
may fluctuate.
In most cases, retain the default value of the Running Period parameter, which is
Hour_1(1 Hour). The parameter value can also be changed as required. For details,
see 6.4.6 Reconfiguration.
l Optimization objects are cells to be optimized by adaptive ICIC, and the set of all cells to
be optimized is called an optimization area. Optimization objects are added or deleted to
adjust the range of an optimization area. It is advisable to select cells with continuous
coverage for optimization. For detailed modification methods, see 6.4.6
Reconfiguration.

Adaptive ICIC Plus


N/A

6.7.2 eNodeB Parameter Optimization

Adaptive ICIC
l Offset parameters of ICIC events A3 and A6
The offset parameters of downlink ICIC event A3, downlink ICIC event A6, and uplink
ICIC event A3 are specified by the CellMcPara.A3Offset, CellMcPara.A6Offset, and
CellULIcicMcPara.A3Offset parameters, respectively. These parameters are used to
adjust the edge area ranges (reported in ICIC measurement events) and ultimately adjust
the number of CEUs. When the number of CEUs in an area accounts for about 1/3 of the
total number of UEs in this area, adaptive ICIC is able to achieve the optimal
performance.
– If one of these parameters is set to a large value, it is difficult to trigger reporting of
the corresponding ICIC event. As a result, the number of CEUs decreases, and
some UEs are no longer classified as CEUs and no longer coordinated by the
eNodeB. In the uplink, CEUs are scheduled on the center band, causing interference
with neighboring cells and affecting performance of CEUs in neighboring cells. In

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the downlink, some CEUs cannot report event A3 and are scheduled as CCUs with
low power, causing deterioration in the performance of these UEs.
– If one of these parameters is set to a small value, it is easy to trigger reporting of the
corresponding ICIC event. As a result, the number of CEUs increases and the gains
of ICIC for CEUs that require performance improvement are reduced.
If the proportion of CEUs is far beyond or below 1/3 in an area during a period, adjust
the corresponding parameter values for the proportion to be closer to 1/3. The average
number of uplink CEUs is indicated by the L.Traffic.ULCEU.Avg counter, and the
average number of downlink CEUs is indicated by the L.Traffic.CEU.Avg counter.
l Downlink ICIC scheduling policy
The CellDlschAlgo.DlIcicSchMode parameter specifies the scheduling policy used in
downlink adaptive ICIC.
– The parameter value EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO(Edge User No Prio) indicates that
CCUs can preempt the edge band to provide better performance over CEUs.
– The parameter value EDGE_USER_PRIO(Edge User Prio) indicates that CCUs
can be scheduled on the edge band only after CEUs are scheduled on the edge band
to provide better performance over CCUs.
Performance of CEUs or CCUs is adjusted through reconfiguration of the scheduling
policy used in downlink adaptive ICIC.
l G factor threshold used in downlink CEUs
The CellDlIcic.DlIcicUserAttrGfactorThd parameter specifies the G factor threshold for
determining a user attribute.
– If this parameter is set to a large value, the number of CEUs increases.
– If this parameter is set to a small value, the number of CEUs decreases.
When downlink adaptive ICIC is enabled, the parameter value is determined based on
the MCS index distribution of UEs in an area to allow the proportion of CEUs to be
closer to 1/3.

Adaptive ICIC Plus


l Offset parameters of ICIC events A3 and A6
The CELLDLICIC.AIcIcPlusA3Offset parameter specifies the offset parameters of
downlink adaptive ICIC plus events A3 and A6. You can configure this parameter to
adjust the cell edge area reported in the measurement event.
– A smaller parameter value indicates a higher proportion of users that are recognized
as CEUs.
Due to the limitations of UE measurement precision, a smaller parameter value
indicates lower measurement accuracy for UEs located near the cell center, which
may affect network downlink power adjustment.
– A larger value results in the opposite effects.
l Parameter of downlink power adjustment range
The CELLDLICIC.AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter specifies the power adjustment
range (including the power adjustment ranges and values) for downlink adaptive ICIC
plus.
– Two or three power adjustment ranges are available. Compared with two, three
power adjustment ranges implements more precise ICIC but consumes more RRC
signaling.

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– Power adjustment values can be selected as required. A larger downward power


adjustment value produces greater gains to heavily loaded cells but has a greater
impact on edge coverage of lightly loaded cells.

6.8 Possible Issues


Table 6-15 lists the common alarms related to adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus.

Table 6-15 Common alarms


Alarm ID Alarm Name NE Remarks

ALM-20741 Configuration Data Exceeding eCoordinator This alarm applies to


License Capacity adaptive ICIC and
adaptive ICIC plus.

ALM-22702 Feature Function Disabled eCoordinator This alarm applies


Abnormal only to adaptive
ICIC.

ALM-22701 NE Data Absence eCoordinator This alarm applies


only to adaptive
ICIC.

ALM-21393 Adjacent Node IP Path Ping eCoordinator This alarm applies


Failure only to adaptive ICIC
plus.

If an adaptive ICIC or adaptive ICIC plus task fails to be started, check whether ALM-20741
Configuration Data Exceeding License Capacity is reported.
l If this alarm is reported, handle it based on the instructions provided in ECO6910 Alarm
Reference.
l If this alarm is not reported, contact Huawei technical support.
If ALM-21393 Adjacent Node IP Path Ping Failure is reported after adaptive ICIC plus is
enabled, handle it based on the instructions provided in ECO6910 Alarm Reference. If the
fault persists, you are advised to delete the cell where the alarm is reported within the
optimization area for adaptive ICIC plus.

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7 Parameters

Table 7-1 Parameters


MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description
ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellMcP Hysteres MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the hysteresis for reporting event
ara is CELLM D-00202 k Static A3 or A6. This parameter is used to prevent frequent
CPARA 201 Inter- entering or leaving of event A3 or A6 and decision
LST TDLBF Cell errors due to radio signal fluctuation. For details, see
CELLM D-00202 Interfere 3GPP TS 36.331. This parameter applies only to LTE
CPARA 202 nce FDD and LTE TDD.
Coordin GUI Value Range: 0~30
LOFD-0 ation
60201 Unit: 0.5dB
Uplink
TDLOF Static Actual Value Range: 0~15
D-11120 Inter- Default Value: 4
8 Cell
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation
Adaptiv
e Inter-
Cell
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation
Uplink
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation

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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellMcP A3Offse MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the offset for event A3. This offset
ara t CELLM D-00202 k Static is the difference between the signal quality of a
CPARA 201 Inter- neighboring cell and that of the serving cell. A larger
LST TDLBF Cell value indicates a higher requirement on neighboring
CELLM D-00202 Interfere cell quality for reporting event A3. This parameter
CPARA 202 nce applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
Coordin GUI Value Range: -30~30
LOFD-0 ation
60201 Unit: 0.5dB
Uplink
Static Actual Value Range: -15~15
Inter- Default Value: -13
Cell
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation
Adaptiv
e Inter-
Cell
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation

CellULI A3Offse MOD TDLBF Uplink Meaning: Indicates the offset for the UL ICIC
cicMcPa t CELLU D-00202 Static measurement event. If this parameter is set to a large
ra LICICM 202 Inter- value, the signal quality of the neighboring cell must
CPARA LOFD-0 Cell be significantly better than that of the serving cell
LST 60201 Interfere before a UL ICIC measurement event is triggered. For
CELLU nce details, see 3GPP TS 36.331. This parameter applies
LICICM Coordin only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
CPARA ation GUI Value Range: -30~30
Adaptiv Unit: 0.5dB
e Inter-
Cell Actual Value Range: -15~15
Interfere Default Value: -10
nce
Coordin
ation

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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellMcP A6Offse MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the offset for event A6. This offset
ara t CELLM D-00202 k Static is the difference between the signal quality of a
CPARA 201 Inter- neighboring cell and that of the serving cell. A larger
LST LOFD-0 Cell value indicates a higher requirement on neighboring
CELLM 60201 Interfere cell quality for reporting event A6. This parameter
CPARA nce applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
Coordin GUI Value Range: -30~30
ation
Unit: 0.5dB
Adaptiv
e Inter- Actual Value Range: -15~15
Cell Default Value: -13
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation

CellDlIc AIcIcPl MOD LOFD-0 Adaptiv Meaning: Indicates the A3 offset for enhanced AICIC.
ic usA3Off CELLD 60201 e Inter- A large value of this parameter indicates a small
set LICIC Cell number of cell edge users and a small value of this
LST Interfere parameter indicates a large number of cell edge users.
CELLD nce If the parameter value is increased, the probability of
LICIC Coordin UEs reporting event A3 is reduced. For details, see
ation 3GPP TS 36.331. This parameter applies only to LTE
FDD.
GUI Value Range: -30~30
Unit: 0.5dB
Actual Value Range: -15~15
Default Value: -12

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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellMcP Trigger MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates whether event A3 or A6 is


ara Quantity CELLM D-00202 k Static triggered based on RSRP or RSRQ values. The
CPARA 201 Inter- measured RSRP values are stable, slightly varying
LST TDLBF Cell with the load, and therefore there is little signal
CELLM D-00202 Interfere fluctuation. The measured RSRQ values vary with the
CPARA 202 nce load and are likely to reflect the signal quality of the
Coordin cell in real time. This parameter applies only to LTE
LOFD-0 ation FDD and LTE TDD.
01066/
TDLOF Uplink GUI Value Range: RSRP, RSRQ
D-00106 Static Unit: None
6 Inter-
Cell Actual Value Range: RSRP, RSRQ
LOFD-0 Interfere Default Value: RSRP
60201 nce
Coordin
ation
Intra-
eNodeB
UL
CoMP
Adaptiv
e Inter-
Cell
Interfere
nce
Coordin
ation

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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellMcP ReportQ MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the type of the value to be
ara uantity CELLM D-00202 k Static included in the measurement report after event A3 or
CPARA 201 Inter- A6 is triggered, which can be set to
LST TDLBF Cell SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN(Same as Trig Quan) or
CELLM D-00202 Interfere BOTH(Both). The value
CPARA 202 nce SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN(Same as Trig Quan)
Coordin indicates that the type of the value to be included in
LOFD-0 ation the measurement report is the same as that specified
01066/ by the TriggerQuantity parameter. The value
TDLOF Uplink
Static BOTH(Both) indicates that both RSRP and RSRQ
D-00106 values are included in the measurement report. The
6 Inter-
Cell measured RSRP values are stable, slightly varying
LOFD-0 Interfere with the load, and therefore there is little signal
60201 nce fluctuation. The measured RSRQ values vary with the
Coordin load and are likely to reflect the signal quality of the
ation cell in real time. For details, see 3GPP TS 36.331.
This parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE
Intra- TDD.
eNodeB
UL GUI Value Range: SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN(Same
CoMP as Trig Quan), BOTH
Adaptiv Unit: None
e Inter- Actual Value Range: SAME_AS_TRIG_QUAN,
Cell BOTH
Interfere Default Value: BOTH
nce
Coordin
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CellMcP TimetoT MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the time-to-trigger for reporting
ara rigger CELLM D-00202 k Static event A3 or A6. When detecting that the signal quality
CPARA 201 Inter- in the serving cell and that in at least one neighboring
LST TDLBF Cell cell meet the entering condition, the UE does not
CELLM D-00202 Interfere report the event to the eNodeB immediately. Instead,
CPARA 202 nce the UE reports the event only when the signal quality
Coordin continuously meets the entering condition during the
LOFD-0 ation time-to-trigger. This parameter applies only to LTE
01066/ FDD and LTE TDD.
TDLOF Uplink
D-00106 Static GUI Value Range: 0ms(0ms), 40ms(40ms),
6 Inter- 64ms(64ms), 80ms(80ms), 100ms(100ms),
Cell 128ms(128ms), 160ms(160ms), 256ms(256ms),
LOFD-0 Interfere 320ms(320ms), 480ms(480ms), 512ms(512ms),
60201 nce 640ms(640ms), 1024ms(1024ms), 1280ms(1280ms),
Coordin 2560ms(2560ms), 5120ms(5120ms)
ation Unit: ms
Intra- Actual Value Range: 0ms, 40ms, 64ms, 80ms, 100ms,
eNodeB 128ms, 160ms, 256ms, 320ms, 480ms, 512ms, 640ms,
UL 1024ms, 1280ms, 2560ms, 5120ms
CoMP
Default Value: 640ms(640ms)
Adaptiv
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CellMcP MaxRep MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the maximum number of cells to
ara ortCells CELLM D-00202 k Static be included in each measurement report after event
CPARA 201 Inter- A3 or A6 is triggered. For details, see 3GPP TS
LST TDLBF Cell 36.331. This parameter applies only to LTE FDD and
CELLM D-00202 Interfere LTE TDD.
CPARA 202 nce GUI Value Range: 1~8
Coordin
LOFD-0 ation Unit: None
01066/ Actual Value Range: 1~8
TDLOF Uplink
D-00106 Static Default Value: 8
6 Inter-
Cell
LOFD-0 Interfere
60201 nce
Coordin
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Intra-
eNodeB
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CoMP
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CellMcP ReportIn MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the interval between periodic
ara terval CELLM D-00202 k Static measurement reports that are sent after event A3 or
CPARA 201 Inter- A6 is triggered. For details, see 3GPP TS 36.331. This
LST TDLBF Cell parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
CELLM D-00202 Interfere GUI Value Range: 120ms, 240ms, 480ms, 640ms,
CPARA 202 nce 1024ms, 2048ms, 5120ms, 10240ms, 1min, 6min,
Coordin 12min, 30min, 60min
LOFD-0 ation
01066/ Unit: None
TDLOF Uplink
Static Actual Value Range: 120ms, 240ms, 480ms, 640ms,
D-00106 1024ms, 2048ms, 5120ms, 10240ms, 1min, 6min,
6 Inter-
Cell 12min, 30min, 60min
LOFD-0 Interfere Default Value: 5120ms
60201 nce
Coordin
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Intra-
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CoMP
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CellMcP ReportA MOD TDLBF Downlin Meaning: Indicates the number of periodic
ara mount CELLM D-00202 k Static measurement reports that are sent after event A3 or
CPARA 201 Inter- A6 is triggered. For details, see 3GPP TS 36.331. This
LST TDLBF Cell parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
CELLM D-00202 Interfere GUI Value Range: r1(1), r2(2), r4(4), r8(8), r16(16),
CPARA 202 nce r32(32), r64(64), Infinity(Infinity)
Coordin
LOFD-0 ation Unit: None
01066/ Actual Value Range: r1, r2, r4, r8, r16, r32, r64,
TDLOF Uplink
Static Infinity
D-00106
6 Inter- Default Value: Infinity(Infinity)
Cell
LOFD-0 Interfere
60201 nce
Coordin
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Intra-
eNodeB
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CoMP
Adaptiv
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CellDlIc DlIcicU MOD LOFD-0 Adaptiv Meaning: Indicates the G factor threshold for user
ic serAttrG CELLD 60201 / e Inter- attribute determination in downlink adaptive Inter-
factorTh LICIC TDLOF Cell Cell Interference Coordination (ICIC). If downlink
d LST D-06020 Interfere adaptive ICIC is enabled, the eNodeB selects cell edge
CELLD 1 nce users (CEUs) from the users whose G factors are less
LICIC Coordin than this threshold. Determine the parameter value
ation based on the distribution of UEs' modulation and
coding scheme (MCS) indexes within an area so that
about one third users are determined to be CEUs. For
example, if an area is covered by 155 cells and the
percentages of users whose MCS indexes are less than
6 and 7 are about 30% and 40%, respectively, you can
set this parameter to 1. (The G factors corresponding
to MCS indexes 6 and 7 are 0.5 dB and 1.45 dB,
respectively.) The G factors corresponding to MCS
indexes 0 to 28 are –5.65, –4.5, –3.55, –2.35, –
1.5, –0.5, 0.5, 1.45, 2.45, 3.4, 3.7, 4.4, 5.4, 6.3, 7.25,
8.3, 8.95, 9.6, 10.15, 11.15, 12.1, 13.15, 14.05, 15.1,
16, 17, 18.1, 19, and 20.1, respectively. This
parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
GUI Value Range: -5~15
Unit: dB
Actual Value Range: -5~15
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CellDlIc AIcicPlu MOD LOFD-0 Adaptiv Meaning: Indicates the cell power adjustment range in
ic sPCAdj CELLD 60201 e Inter- enhanced AICIC. This parameter must be set to a
Range LICIC Cell PDSCH PA value that is less than the value of the
LST Interfere PaPcOff parameter. At most two values can be
CELLD nce selected for the AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter. If
LICIC Coordin one value is selected for the AIcicPlusPCAdjRange
ation parameter, the power can be changed to the selected
value and the PDSCH PA value specified by the
PaPcOff parameter. If two values are selected for the
AIcicPlusPCAdjRange parameter, the power can be
changed to the selected two values and the PDSCH
PA value specified by the PaPcOff parameter. This
parameter must be set before the enhanced AICIC
feature is enabled. This parameter applies only to LTE
FDD.
GUI Value Range: DB_6_P_A(-6 dB),
DB_4DOT77_P_A(-4.77 dB), DB_3_P_A(-3 dB),
DB_1DOT77_P_A(-1.77 dB), DB0_P_A(0 dB),
DB1_P_A(1 dB), DB2_P_A(2 dB), DB3_P_A(3 dB)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: DB_6_P_A, DB_4DOT77_P_A,
DB_3_P_A, DB_1DOT77_P_A, DB0_P_A,
DB1_P_A, DB2_P_A, DB3_P_A
Default Value: DB_6_P_A:Off,
DB_4DOT77_P_A:Off, DB_3_P_A:Off,
DB_1DOT77_P_A:Off, DB0_P_A:Off,
DB1_P_A:Off, DB2_P_A:Off, DB3_P_A:Off

CellDlp PaPcOff MOD LBFD-0 Dynami Meaning: Indicates the PA to be used when PA
cPdschP CELLD 02016 / c adjustment for PDSCH power control is disabled, DL
a LPCPD TDLBF Downlin ICIC is disabled, and the even power distribution is
SCHPA D-00201 k Power used for the PDSCH. This parameter applies only to
LST 6 Allocati LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
CELLD LOFD-0 on GUI Value Range: DB_6_P_A(-6 dB),
LPCPD 70208 Coordin DB_4DOT77_P_A(-4.77 dB), DB_3_P_A(-3 dB),
SCHPA ated DB_1DOT77_P_A(-1.77 dB), DB0_P_A(0 dB),
Scheduli DB1_P_A(1 dB), DB2_P_A(2 dB), DB3_P_A(3 dB)
ng based Unit: dB
Power
Control Actual Value Range: DB_6_P_A, DB_4DOT77_P_A,
DB_3_P_A, DB_1DOT77_P_A, DB0_P_A,
DB1_P_A, DB2_P_A, DB3_P_A
Default Value: DB_3_P_A(-3 dB)

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CellUlsc UlRbAll MOD LBFD-0 Dynami Meaning: Indicates the strategy for allocating resource
hAlgo ocationS CELLU 0101502 c blocks (RBs) in the uplink of the cell. If this parameter
trategy LSCHA / Scheduli is set to FS_NONFS_ADAPTIVE, this strategy
LGO TDLBF ng adaptively switches between frequency selective
LST D-00101 Enhance scheduling and non-frequency selective scheduling. If
CELLU 502 d UL this parameter is set to
LSCHA LBFD-0 Frequen FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE, this strategy
LGO 60102 cy adaptively switches between frequency selective
Selectiv scheduling and interference-randomization-based
e scheduling. This parameter applies only to LTE FDD
Scheduli and LTE TDD.
ng GUI Value Range: FS_NONFS_ADAPTIVE(Fs
nonFs Strategy), FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE(Fs
InRandom Strategy)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: FS_NONFS_ADAPTIVE,
FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE
Default Value: FS_INRANDOM_ADAPTIVE(Fs
InRandom Strategy)

CellCou CellCou MOD LEOFD- Virtual Meaning: Indicates whether to enable cell-level
nterPara nterAlgo CELLC 111305 / 4T4R algorithms related to performance counters. This
Group Switch OUNTE LEOFD- Adaptiv parameter includes the following options:
RPARA 111305 e Inter- BasedA3EdgeUserSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
GROUP LOFD-0 Cell A3-based cell edge user (CEU) identification. If this
LST 60201 Interfere option is selected, the eNodeB starts to identify CEUs
CELLC nce based on A3-related measurement reports and collects
LOFD-0 related performance counters based on the identified
OUNTE 70208 Coordin
RPARA ation CEUs. This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE
GROUP TDD.
Coordin
ated GUI Value Range:
Scheduli BasedA3EdgeUserSwitch(BasedA3EdgeUserSwitch)
ng based Unit: None
Power Actual Value Range: BasedA3EdgeUserSwitch
Control
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CellCou EdgeUs MOD LEOFD- Virtual Meaning: Indicates the offset for cell edge user (CEU)
nterPara erA3Off CELLC 111305 4T4R identification event A3. This offset is the difference
Group set OUNTE LOFD-0 Adaptiv between the signal quality of a neighboring cell and
RPARA 60201 e Inter- that of the serving cell. A larger value of this
GROUP Cell parameter results that better signal quality of the
LOFD-0 neighboring cell is required for the reporting of CEU
LST 70208 Interfere
CELLC nce identification event A3 and the eNodeB has a lower
OUNTE Coordin probability of identifying a UE as a CEU. A smaller
RPARA ation value of this parameter results in a higher probability
GROUP that a UE is identified as a CEU. This parameter
Coordin applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
ated
Scheduli GUI Value Range: -30~30
ng based Unit: 0.5dB
Power Actual Value Range: -15~15
Control
Default Value: -13

CellDlp CeuPa MOD LBFD-0 Dynami Meaning: Indicates the PA value of cell edge UEs
cPdsch CELLD 02016 / c when DL ICIC is enabled. This parameter applies only
LPCPD TDLBF Downlin to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
SCH D-00201 k Power GUI Value Range: PA_NEG6(-6dB),
LST 6 Allocati PA_NEG4DOT77(-4.77dB), PA_NEG3(-3dB),
CELLD TDLBF on PA_NEG1DOT77(-1.77dB), PA_0(0dB), PA_1(1dB),
LPCPD D-00202 Downlin PA_2(2dB), PA_3(3dB)
SCH 201 k Static Unit: dB
LOFD-0 Inter-
Cell Actual Value Range: PA_NEG6, PA_NEG4DOT77,
60201 PA_NEG3, PA_NEG1DOT77, PA_0, PA_1, PA_2,
Interfere
nce PA_3
Coordin Default Value: PA_NEG1DOT77(-1.77dB)
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CellDlp CcuPa MOD LBFD-0 Dynami Meaning: Indicates the PA value of cell center UEs
cPdsch CELLD 02016 / c when DL ICIC is enabled. This parameter applies only
LPCPD TDLBF Downlin to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
SCH D-00201 k Power GUI Value Range: PA_NEG6(-6dB),
LST 6 Allocati PA_NEG4DOT77(-4.77dB), PA_NEG3(-3dB),
CELLD TDLBF on PA_NEG1DOT77(-1.77dB), PA_0(0dB), PA_1(1dB),
LPCPD D-00202 Downlin PA_2(2dB), PA_3(3dB)
SCH 201 k Static Unit: dB
LOFD-0 Inter-
Cell Actual Value Range: PA_NEG6, PA_NEG4DOT77,
60201 PA_NEG3, PA_NEG1DOT77, PA_0, PA_1, PA_2,
Interfere
nce PA_3
Coordin Default Value: PA_NEG6(-6dB)
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CellDlsc DlIcicSc MOD LBFD-0 Basic Meaning: Indicates the scheduling policy used when
hAlgo hMode CELLD 02025/ Scheduli downlink ICIC is enabled. If this parameter is set to
LSCHA TDLBF ng EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO, both cell center users
LGO D-00202 Dynami (CCUs) and cell edge users (CEUs) can preempt edge
LST 5 c bands, thereby improving CCUs' performance. If this
CELLD LBFD-0 Scheduli parameter is set to EDGE_USER_PRIO, CCUs are
LSCHA 0101502 ng scheduled at both the center band and the edge band
LGO / only after CEUs have been scheduled at the edge
Adaptiv band, and therefore CEUs' performance improves.
TDLBF e Inter-
D-00101 This parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE
Cell TDD.
502 Interfere
LOFD-0 nce GUI Value Range: EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO(Edge
60201 / Coordin User No Prio), EDGE_USER_PRIO(Edge User Prio)
TDLOF ation Unit: None
D-06020 Actual Value Range: EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO,
1 EDGE_USER_PRIO
Default Value: EDGE_USER_NO_PRIO(Edge User
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CellAlg DlSchS MOD LOFD-1 Traffic Meaning:


oSwitch witch CELLA 10205 / Model Indicates whether to enable downlink scheduling
LGOSW TDLOF Based algorithms in a cell. This parameter includes the
ITCH D-11022 Perform following options:
LST 7 ance
CELLA LOFD-0 Optimiz FreqSelSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
LGOSW 01016 / ation frequency-selective scheduling. If this option is
ITCH TDLOF VoIP selected, data is transmitted on the frequency band of
D-00101 Semi- high channel quality. This option applies only to LTE
6 persisten FDD and LTE TDD.
LBFD-0 t
SpsSchSwitch: Indicates whether to enable semi-
0101502 Scheduli
persistent scheduling during talk spurts of VoLTE
/ ng
services. If this option is selected, semi-persistent
TDLBF Dynami scheduling is applied during talk spurts of VoLTE
D-00101 c services. If this option is deselected, dynamic
502 Scheduli scheduling is applied during talk spurts of VoLTE
LOFD-0 ng services. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
01109 / DL LTE TDD.
TDLOF Non-
MBSFNShutDownSwitch: Indicates whether to
D-00110 GBR
enable Multimedia Broadcast multicast service Single
9 Packet
Frequency Network (MBSFN) subframe shutdown. If
LOFD-0 Bundlin
this option is selected, MBSFN subframe shutdown is
01070 / g
applied. If this option is deselected, MBSFN subframe
TDLOF Symbol shutdown is not applied. This option takes effect only
D-00107 Power if the SymbolShutdownSwitch option of the
0 Saving PowerSaveSwitch parameter is selected. If the
TDLOF Scheduli MBSFNShutDownSwitch option is selected, the
D-07022 ng setting of the switch for mapping SIBs to SI messages
4/ Based becomes invalid. If the MBSFNShutDownSwitch
TDLOF on Max option is deselected, the setting of the switch for
D-07022 Bit Rate mapping SIBs to SI messages becomes valid. The
2 MBSFNShutDownSwitch option applies only to LTE-
Basic
LBFD-0 only base stations. This option applies only to LTE
Scheduli
02025 / FDD and LTE TDD.
ng
TDLBF Support NonGbrBundlingSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
D-00202 of downlink non-GBR packet bundling. If this option is
5 aperiodi selected, delay of non-GBR services can be controlled
LBFD-0 c CQI in non-congestion scenarios. If this option is
02031 / reports deselected, delay of non-GBR services cannot be
TDLBF MBR>G controlled. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
D-00203 BR LTE TDD.
1 Configu EnAperiodicCqiRptSwitch: Indicates whether to
LBFD-0 ration enable enhanced aperiodic channel quality indicator
70102 / Enhance (CQI) reporting. If this option is selected, the eNodeB
TDLBF d DL triggers aperiodic CQI reporting for a UE based on
Frequen downlink services of the UE and the interval at which

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D-07010 cy the UE sends periodic CQI reports. If this option is


2 Selectiv deselected, UEs under non-frequency-selective
LBFD-0 e scheduling do not trigger aperiodic CQI reporting
60202 Enhance based on downlink services and trigger an aperiodic
d CQI reporting if no valid periodic CQI reports are sent
LOFD-0 in eight consecutive periodic CQI reporting periods.
81218 extende
d QCI This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
LTROF
D-11120 MCPTT DlMbrCtrlSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
4/ Voice downlink scheduling based on the maximum bit rate
TDLOF Manage (MBR) and guaranteed bit rate (GBR) on GBR
D-12110 ment bearers. If this option is selected, the eNodeB
6 DL performs downlink scheduling on GBR bearers based
Asynchr on the MBR and GBR. If this option is deselected, the
TDLBF eNodeB performs downlink scheduling on GBR
D-00200 onous
HARQ bearers based on the GBR only. This option applies
5 only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
LBFD-0 Optimiz
60101 ation of MbrDlSchSwitch: Indicates whether the eNodeB
Periodic performs downlink scheduling based on MBR. If this
LBFD-0 and option is selected, the eNodeB prioritizes UEs based
60103 / Aperiodi on the MBRs during downlink scheduling. This
TDLBF c CQI parameter applies only to LTE TDD.
D-08010 Reportin
2 UeAmbrDlSchSwitch: Indicates whether the eNodeB
g
performs downlink scheduling based on per UE
LEOFD- Enhance aggregate maximum bit rates (UE-AMBRs). If this
111305 d DL option is selected, the eNodeB prioritizes UEs based
LEOFD- Frequen on the UE-AMBRs during downlink scheduling. This
111307 cy option applies only to LTE TDD.
TDLOF Selectiv
e EpfEnhancedSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
D-12110
Scheduli enhanced proportional fair (EPF) enhancement for
5
ng scheduling. EPF enhancement for scheduling is
enabled only if this option is selected. This option
Virtual
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
4T4R
eMIMO AperiodicCqiTrigOptSwitch: Indicates whether to
optimize triggering of aperiodic CQI reporting. If this
PRRC option is selected, a UE performing initial access
and triggers aperiodic CQI reporting based on related
DRX trigger conditions after the DLMAC instance has been
Policy established for 200 ms and the eNodeB receives
for MSG5. Consider that aperiodic CQI reporting is
Public triggered by invalid CQI reports in eight consecutive
Safety CQI reporting periods. If cyclic redundancy check
(CRC) on aperiodic CQI reports fails, aperiodic CQI
reporting is not repeatedly triggered when DRX is
enabled; or aperiodic CQI reporting is triggered after
eight TTIs when DRX is disabled. If this option is
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aperiodic CQI reporting based on related trigger


conditions after the DLMAC instance has been
established for 200 ms. Consider that aperiodic CQI
reporting is triggered by invalid CQI reports in eight
consecutive CQI reporting periods. If CRC on
aperiodic CQI reports fails, aperiodic CQI reporting is
triggered after eight TTIs, regardless of the DRX
status. This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE
TDD.
VoipTbsBasedMcsSelSwitch: Indicates whether the
modulation and coding scheme (MCS) index is
selected based on the transport block size (TBS) in
downlink scheduling for VoLTE services. The MCS
index is selected based on the TBS in downlink
dynamic scheduling for VoLTE services only if this
option is selected. This option applies only to LTE
FDD and LTE TDD.
PagingInterfRandSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
interference randomization for paging messages. If
this option is selected, interference randomization is
enabled for paging messages. This option applies only
to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
DlSingleUsrMcsOptSwitch: Indicates conditions for
lowering the MCS index for a single UE. If this option
is selected, the MCS index can be lowered for a UE if
the UE is the only UE to be scheduled in a
transmission time interval (TTI). If this option is
deselected, the MCS index can be lowered for a UE if
the threshold for the function of lowering the MCS
index to increase the number of RBs is reached and
the UE is the only UE to be scheduled in a TTI. This
option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
UeSigMcsEnhanceSwitch: Indicates whether to
enable MCS optimization for UE signaling. If this
option is selected, MCS optimization for UE signaling
is enabled. For LTE FDD, the MCS index for UE
signaling is the same as the MCS index for data. For
LTE TDD, the MCS index for UE signaling is lowered
based on the MCS index for data. If this option is
deselected, a fixed low MCS index is used for UE
signaling. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
LTE TDD.
SubframeSchDiffSwitch: Indicates whether to
increase the number of UEs scheduled in subframes 3
and 8 when uplink-downlink configuration 2 is used.
If this option is selected, the number of UEs scheduled

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in subframes 3 and 8 is increased when uplink-


downlink configuration 2 is used. If this option is
deselected, the scheduling policy used in subframes 3
and 8 is the same as that used in other downlink
subframes when uplink-downlink configuration 2 is
used. This option applies only to LTE TDD.
TailPackagePriSchSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
scheduling of downlink connected tail packages in the
bearer. If this option is selected, the connected tail
package is scheduled preferentially in the next TTI,
which reduces the delay and increases the
transmission rate. If this option is deselected, the
scheduling policy of the connected tail package is the
same as other downlink subframes. This option
applies only to LTE TDD.
SIB1InterfRandSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
SIB1 interference randomization. If this option is
selected, interference randomization is enabled for
SIB1. This option applies only to LTE TDD.
FreqSelJudgeIgnorDopplerSwitch: Indicates whether
to ignore Doppler conditions. If this option is selected,
Doppler conditions are ignored during frequency
selective channel determination. If this option is
deselected, Doppler conditions are considered during
frequency selective channel determination. This
parameter applies only to LTE FDD.
EnhExtQCISpsSchSwitch: Indicates whether to
enable semi-persistent scheduling during talk spurts of
PTT services with standardized QCI 65, standardized
QCI 66, or an enhanced extended QCI. If this option
is selected, semi-persistent scheduling is applied. If
this option is deselected, dynamic scheduling is
applied. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
LTE TDD.
DlVoipBundlingSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
active packet bundling for downlink VoLTE services.
Active packet bundling is enabled for downlink
VoLTE services only if this option is selected. If this
option is selected, PDCCH resources can be saved for
downlink data services or uplink services, thereby
increasing the VoLTE capacity for VoLTE services or
increasing the throughput of data services in mixed
service scenarios. However, the delay in VoLTE voice
packet scheduling will increase in the downlink and
MOSs may decrease. You are advised to deselect this
option if you prefer VoLTE performance and do not

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expect MOS reduction. This option applies only to


LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
DlPacketLenAwareSchSw: Indicates whether to
enable packet length awareness performance
optimization in the downlink. Packet length awareness
performance optimization is enabled in the downlink
only if this option is selected. This option applies only
to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
RLCArqFeedbackEnhancedSwitch: Indicates whether
to modify HARQ feedback results based on RLC
status reports when uplink-downlink configuration 2
is used. If this option is selected, the eNodeB modifies
HARQ feedback results based on RLC status reports
after receiving the reports. This prevents unnecessary
HARQ retransmissions. This option applies only to
LTE TDD.
PaReconfigOptSwitch: Indicates whether to enable PA
reconfiguration optimization. The optimization is
enabled when this option is selected. This option
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
RankRapidRptSwitch: Indicates whether to enable fast
rank reporting. If this option is selected, an aperiodic
CQI reporting is immediately triggered after
successful network access. If this option is deselected,
an aperiodic CQI reporting is not immediately
triggered after successful network access. This option
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
DlRLCStateReportSchDelaySw: Indicates whether to
enable optimization on the delay-based scheduling of
downlink RLC status reports. The optimization is
enabled when this option is selected. This option
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
SmallPktMcsSelectAlgoSw: Indicates whether to
enable MCS selection for small packets. If this option
is selected, the scheduler selects an MCS with a lower
index based on the amount of data to be initially
transmitted and the allocated TBS in each TTI on
condition that the allocated TBS can carry the data.
The function is enabled only if this option is selected.
This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
SRB0SplitSchSw: Indicates whether to enable
separate scheduling of SRB0 and contention
resolution MCE. If this option is selected, SRB0 and
contention resolution MCE are separately scheduled.
This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.

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BfUserPairPriorSwitch: Indicates whether to


preferentially allocate resources to paired
beamforming UEs for UE pairing features such as MU
beamforming and DMIMO. If this option is selected,
the eNodeB preferentially allocates resources to
paired beamforming UEs for UE pairing features such
as MU beamforming and DMIMO. This option
applies only to LTE TDD.

HarqAllocOptSwitch: Indicates whether to optimize


the allocation of HARQ processes. If this option is
selected, the downlink UE rate increases. This option
takes effect only when DMIMO or massive MIMO is
enabled. This option applies only to LTE TDD.

Pusch32Switch: Indicates whether to enable the


PUSCH 3-2 feedback mode. If this option is selected,
UEs that support the PUSCH 3-2 feedback mode use
this mode to aperiodically report CQIs. If this option
is deselected, the mode cannot be used. This option
applies only to LTE FDD.

DlPreciseAmbrCtrlSwitch: Indicates whether to


enable precise downlink AMBR control. If this option
is selected, a more accurate optimization algorithm
applies to the AMBR control, which achieves more
accurate AMBR control. If this option is deselected,
the original AMBR control algorithm is used. This
option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
GUI Value Range: FreqSelSwitch(FreqSelSwitch),
SpsSchSwitch(SpsSchSwitch),
MBSFNShutDownSwitch(MBSFNShutDownSwitch),
NonGbrBundlingSwitch(NonGbrBundlingSwitch),
EnAperiodicCqiRptSwitch(EnAperiodicCqiRptS-
witch), DlMbrCtrlSwitch(DlMbrCtrlSwitch),
MbrDlSchSwitch(MbrDlSchSwitch),
UeAmbrDlSchSwitch(UeAmbrDlSchSwitch),
EpfEnhancedSwitch(EpfEnhancedSwitch),
AperiodicCqiTrigOptSwitch(AperiodicCqiTrigOptS-
witch), VoipTbsBasedMcsSelS-
witch(VoipTbsBasedMcsSelSwitch),
PagingInterfRandSwitch(PagingInterfRandSwitch),
DlSingleUsrMcsOptSwitch(DlSingleUsrMcsOptS-
witch), SubframeSchDiffSwitch(SubframeSchDiffS-
witch), TailPackagePriSchS-
witch(TailPackagePriSchSwitch),
UeSigMcsEnhanceSwitch(UeSigMcsEnhanceSwitch),
FreqSelJudgeIgnorDopplerSwitch(FreqSelJudgeIgnor-
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SIB1InterfRandSwitch(SIB1InterfRandSwitch),
EnhExtQCISpsSchSwitch(EnhExtQCISpsSchSwitch),
DlVoipBundlingSwitch(DlVoipBundlingSwitch),
DlPacketLenAwareSchSw(DlPacketLenAwar-
eSchSw), RLCArqFeedbackEnhanced-
Switch(RLCArqFeedbackEnhancedSwitch),
PaReconfigOptSwitch(PaReconfigOptSwitch),
RankRapidRptSwitch(RankRapidRptSwitch),
DlRLCStateReportSchDe-
laySw(DlRLCStateReportSchDelaySw),
SmallPktMcsSelectAlgoSw(SmallPktMcsSelectAl-
goSw), SRB0SplitSchSw(SRB0SplitSchSw),
BfUserPairPriorSwitch(BfUserPairPriorSwitch),
HarqAllocOptSwitch(HarqAllocOptSwitch),
Pusch32Switch(Pusch32Switch),
DlPreciseAmbrCtrlSwitch(DlPreciseAmbrCtrlSwitch)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: FreqSelSwitch, SpsSchSwitch,
MBSFNShutDownSwitch, NonGbrBundlingSwitch,
EnAperiodicCqiRptSwitch, DlMbrCtrlSwitch,
MbrDlSchSwitch, UeAmbrDlSchSwitch,
EpfEnhancedSwitch, AperiodicCqiTrigOptSwitch,
VoipTbsBasedMcsSelSwitch, PagingInterfRand-
Switch, DlSingleUsrMcsOptSwitch,
SubframeSchDiffSwitch, TailPackagePriSchSwitch,
UeSigMcsEnhanceSwitch, FreqSelJudgeIgnorDop-
plerSwitch, SIB1InterfRandSwitch,
EnhExtQCISpsSchSwitch, DlVoipBundlingSwitch,
DlPacketLenAwareSchSw, RLCArqFeedbackEnhan-
cedSwitch, PaReconfigOptSwitch,
RankRapidRptSwitch, DlRLCStateReportSchDe-
laySw, SmallPktMcsSelectAlgoSw, SRB0SplitSchSw,
BfUserPairPriorSwitch, HarqAllocOptSwitch,
Pusch32Switch, DlPreciseAmbrCtrlSwitch
Default Value: FreqSelSwitch:Off, SpsSchSwitch:Off,
MBSFNShutDownSwitch:Off, NonGbrBundlingS-
witch:Off, EnAperiodicCqiRptSwitch:Off,
DlMbrCtrlSwitch:Off, MbrDlSchSwitch:Off,
UeAmbrDlSchSwitch:Off, EpfEnhancedSwitch:Off,
AperiodicCqiTrigOptSwitch:On, VoipTbsBasedMcs-
SelSwitch:On, PagingInterfRandSwitch:Off,
DlSingleUsrMcsOptSwitch:Off, SubframeSchDiffS-
witch:Off, TailPackagePriSchSwitch:Off,
UeSigMcsEnhanceSwitch:Off, FreqSelJudgeIgnor-
DopplerSwitch:Off, SIB1InterfRandSwitch:On,
EnhExtQCISpsSchSwitch:Off, DlVoipBundlingS-
witch:Off, DlPacketLenAwareSchSw:Off,
RLCArqFeedbackEnhancedSwitch:Off,

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PaReconfigOptSwitch:Off, RankRapidRptSwitch:Off,
DlRLCStateReportSchDelaySw:Off,
SmallPktMcsSelectAlgoSw:Off,
SRB0SplitSchSw:Off, BfUserPairPriorSwitch:Off,
HarqAllocOptSwitch:Off, Pusch32Switch:Off,
DlPreciseAmbrCtrlSwitch:Off

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CellAlg UlSchS MOD LOFD-0 VoIP Meaning:


oSwitch witch CELLA 01016 / Semi- Indicates whether to enable uplink scheduling
LGOSW TDLOF persisten functions for the cell.
ITCH D-00101 t
LST 6 Scheduli SpsSchSwitch: Indicates whether to enable semi-
CELLA LOFD-0 ng persistent scheduling during talk spurts of VoLTE
LGOSW 01048 / TTI services. If this option is selected, semi-persistent
ITCH TDLOF Bundlin scheduling is applied. If this option is deselected,
D-00104 g dynamic scheduling is applied. This option applies
8 only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
Dynami
LBFD-0 c SinrAdjustSwitch: Indicates whether to adjust the
0101502 Scheduli measured SINR based on ACK/NACK messages in
/ ng the UL hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ)
TDLBF Basic processes. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
D-00101 Scheduli LTE TDD.
502 ng PreAllocationSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
LBFD-0 MBR>G preallocation in the uplink. If this option is selected:
02025 / BR (1) If the SmartPreAllocationSwitch option is
TDLBF Configu deselected and a UE is in the discontinuous reception
D-00202 ration (DRX) state, preallocation is disabled for the UE in
5 the uplink; (2) If the SmartPreAllocationSwitch option
UL 2x2
LBFD-0 is deselected and the UE is not in the DRX state,
MU-
70102 / preallocation is enabled for the UE in the uplink; (3) If
MIMO
TDLBF the SmartPreAllocationSwitch option is selected and
D-07010 UL 2x4 the SmartPreAllocationDuration parameter value is
2 MU- greater than 0, smart preallocation is enabled for the
MIMO UE in the uplink; (4) If the SmartPreAllocationSwitch
LOFD-0
AMC option is selected and the SmartPreAllocationDuration
01002
parameter value is 0, preallocation is disabled for the
LOFD-0 Uplink UE in the uplink. If this option is deselected,
01058 / Coverag preallocation is disabled for the UE in the uplink. If
TDLOF e bearer-level preallocation or bearer-level smart
D-00105 Improve preallocation is enabled for a QCI, cell-level
8 ment for preallocation and cell-level smart preallocation do not
Video apply to UEs with the QCI. This option applies only to
LBFD-0
01006 / Enhance LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
TDLBF d UL
Frequen UlVmimoSwitch: Indicates whether to enable multi-
D-00100
cy user MIMO (MU-MIMO) in the uplink. If this option
6
Selectiv is selected, the eNodeB performs MU-MIMO pairing
LOFD-1 e among UEs based on related principles. UEs forming
20205 Scheduli a pair transmit data using the same time-frequency
LBFD-0 ng resources, which improves the system throughput and
60102 spectral efficiency. This option applies only to LTE
UL FDD and LTE TDD.
TDLEO 2x64
FD-121 MU- TtiBundlingSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
608 MIMO transmission time interval (TTI) bundling. If TTI

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TDLEO UL bundling is enabled, more transmission opportunities


FD-121 4x64 are available to UEs within the delay budget for
609 MU- VoLTE services on the Uu interface, thereby
TDLEO MIMO improving uplink coverage. This option applies only
FD-121 UL to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
610 8x64 ImIcSwitch: Indicates whether to enable the
MU- intermodulation (IM) interference cancellation for
MIMO UEs. When data is transmitted in both the uplink and
downlink, uplink signals generate two IM components
symmetrically beside the Direct Current (DC)
subcarrier on the downlink receive channel due to the
nonlinearity of the UE receive channel. If this option
is selected, IM component elimination is performed
for UEs. If this option is deselected, IM component
elimination is not performed for UEs. This option
applies only to LTE FDD cells working on frequency
band 20. This option applies only to LTE FDD.
SmartPreAllocationSwitch: Indicates whether to
enable uplink smart preallocation when the
PreAllocationSwitch option is selected. If both the
PreAllocationSwitch and this option are selected and
the SmartPreAllocationDuration parameter in the
CellPreallocGroup MO is set to a value greater than 0,
uplink smart preallocation is enabled. Otherwise,
uplink smart preallocation is disabled. This option
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
PuschDtxSwitch: Indicates whether the eNodeB uses
the PUSCH discontinuous transmission (DTX)
detection result during uplink scheduling. If this
option is selected for an LTE FDD cell, the eNodeB
determines whether to perform adaptive
retransmission, and also adjusts the CCE aggregation
level of the PDCCH carrying downlink control
information (DCI) format 0 based on the PUSCH
DTX detection result during uplink scheduling. If an
LTE FDD cell is established on an LBBPc, this option
takes effect only if the cell uses less than four RX
antennas and normal cyclic prefix (CP) in the uplink
and the SrsCfgInd parameter in the SRSCfg MO is set
to BOOLEAN_TRUE(True). Note that the LBBPc
does not support PUSCH DTX detection for VMIMO
UEs. For an LTE TDD cell, this option takes effect
only when the uplink-downlink subframe
configuration is set to SA2 or SA5. If this option takes
effect, the eNodeB adjusts the CCE aggregation level
based on the PUSCH DTX detection results. Note that
LTE TDD cells established on LBBPc boards do not

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support PUSCH DTX detection. This option applies


only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.

UlIblerAdjustSwitch: Indicates whether to enable the


uplink IBLER adjustment algorithm. If this option is
selected, the target IBLER is adjusted for UEs based
on the channel quality and fluctuation to increase the
cell throughput. This option applies only to LTE FDD
and LTE TDD. If this option is selected independently
for FDD cells with the UlTargetIBlerAdaptType
option deselected, the algorithm does not take effect.

UlEnhancedFssSwitch: Indicates whether to enable


uplink load-based enhanced frequency selective
scheduling. This option applies only to LTE FDD.

UlIicsAlgoSwitch: Indicates whether to enable the


uplink interference-intensity-based coordinated
scheduling (UL IICS) algorithm. If this option is
selected, interference can be reduced based on
accurate detection of user attributes and scheduling
resource coordination, increasing the cell edge
throughput. This option applies only to LTE TDD.

UlEnhancedSrSchSwitch: Indicates whether uplink re-


scheduling is performed only when the On Duration
timer for the DRX long cycle starts. Uplink re-
scheduling is required if the number of HARQ
retransmissions for a scheduling request (SR) reaches
the maximum value but the scheduling still fails. If
this option is selected, uplink re-scheduling is
performed only when the On Duration timer for the
DRX long cycle starts. If this option is deselected,
uplink re-scheduling is performed immediately when
the number of HARQ retransmissions for SR reaches
the maximum value but the scheduling still fails. It is
recommended that this option be selected for live
networks. This option applies only to LTE FDD and
LTE TDD.

SchedulerCtrlPowerSwitch: Indicates whether the


uplink scheduler performs scheduling without
considering power control restrictions. If this option is
selected, the uplink scheduler performs scheduling
without considering power control restrictions,
ensuring full utilization of the transmit power for all
UEs. If this option is deselected, the uplink scheduler
considers power control restrictions while performing
scheduling. In this case, the transmit power cannot be
fully used for UEs at the cell edge or between the cell

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edge and cell center. This option applies only to LTE


FDD and LTE TDD.

UlMinGbrSwitch: Indicates whether to ensure uplink


minimum guaranteed bit rate (GBR). If this option is
selected, the minimum GBR of non-GBR services is
ensured by increasing the scheduling priority of UEs
whose non-GBR service rates are lower than the
minimum GBR. This option applies only to LTE FDD
and LTE TDD.

UlMbrCtrlSwitch: Indicates whether to enable uplink


scheduling based on the maximum bit rate (MBR) and
guaranteed bit rate (GBR) on the GBR bearer. If this
option is selected, the eNodeB performs uplink
scheduling on GBR bearers based on the MBR and
GBR. If this option is deselected, the eNodeB
performs uplink scheduling on GBR bearers based
only on the GBR. This option applies only to LTE
FDD and LTE TDD.

MbrUlSchSwitch: Indicates whether the eNodeB


performs uplink scheduling based on the MBR. If this
option is selected, the eNodeB prioritizes UEs based
on the MBRs during uplink scheduling. This option
applies only to LTE TDD.

UeAmbrUlSchSwitch: Indicates whether the eNodeB


performs uplink scheduling based on the aggregate
maximum bit rate (AMBR) of UEs. If this option is
selected, the eNodeB prioritizes UEs based on the
AMBRs of UEs during uplink scheduling. This option
applies only to LTE TDD.

UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch: Indicates whether to


enable enhanced uplink scheduling based on mobility
speed estimation. If this option is selected, enhanced
uplink scheduling based on mobility speed estimation
is enabled. In enhanced uplink scheduling based on
mobility speed estimation, the eNodeB uses Doppler
measurement results to identify low-speed UEs to
further improve uplink performance of low-speed
UEs. If this option is deselected, enhanced uplink
scheduling based on mobility speed is disabled.
Enhanced uplink scheduling based on mobility speed
takes effect only when the DopMeasLevel parameter
is set to CLASS_1(CLASS_1) and the
UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch option is selected. This
option does not apply to cells established on LBBPc
boards. This option applies only to LTE FDD.

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UlRaUserSchOptSw: Indicates whether the eNodeB


raises the scheduling priority of UEs sending uplink
access signaling, including MSG5 and the RRC
Connection Reconfiguration Complete message. If
this option is selected, the eNodeB raises the
scheduling priority of UEs sending uplink access
signaling. If this option is deselected, the eNodeB
does not raise the scheduling priority of UEs sending
uplink access signaling. In NB-IoT scenarios with air
interface resource congestion, this option restricts the
number of preambles to perform flow control on UEs
accessing the cell.
UlLast2RetransSchOptSwitch: Indicates whether to
optimize the scheduling policy for the last two
retransmissions. If this option is selected, the
scheduling policy is optimized for the last two
retransmissions. If the UE transmit power is not
limited, adaptive retransmission is used, and the
number of RBs increases in the last two
retransmissions to increase the receive success rate of
the last two retransmissions and decrease uplink
RBLER. If this option is deselected, the scheduling
policy is not optimized for the last two
retransmissions. This option applies only to LTE FDD
and LTE TDD.
UlInterfFssSwitch: Indicates whether to enable
interference-based uplink frequency-selective
scheduling. This option applies only to LTE FDD.
UlSmallRBSpectralEffOptSw: Indicates whether to
improve the spectral efficiency of small RBs in the
uplink. If this option is selected, the spectral efficiency
of small RBs in the uplink is optimized, ensuring that
the transmission block size calculated based on
optimized spectral efficiency is not less than the traffic
volume to be scheduled. If this option is deselected,
the spectral efficiency of small RBs in the uplink is
not optimized. This option applies only to LTE FDD
and LTE TDD.
PuschUsePucchRbSwitch: Indicates whether PUCCH
RBs can be occupied by the PUSCH. In scenarios
with a single user: If this option is selected, PUCCH
RBs can be occupied by the PUSCH; if this option is
deselected, PUCCH RBs cannot be occupied by the
PUSCH. In scenarios with multiple users, PUCCH
RBs cannot be occupied by the PUSCH regardless of
the setting of this option. This option applies only to
LTE FDD and LTE TDD.

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PuschDtxSchOptSwitch: If this option is selected, the


eNodeB determines whether to perform adaptive
retransmission based on the PUSCH DTX detection
result during uplink scheduling. This option takes
effect only when the uplink-downlink subframe
configuration SA2 or SA5 is used. If an LTE TDD cell
is established on an LBBPc, PUSCH DTX detection is
not supported. This option applies only to LTE TDD.
PrachRbReuseSwitch: If this option is selected, the
PUSCH and PRACH transmissions can use the same
resource. If this option is deselected, the PUSCH and
PRACH transmissions cannot use the same resource.
This option applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
ULFSSAlgoswitch: If this option is deselected, uplink
frequency-selective scheduling is disabled. If this
option is selected, uplink frequency-selective
scheduling is enabled. This option applies only to LTE
TDD.
SrSchDataAdptSw: Indicates whether to enable data
amount adaptation in SR-based scheduling. Data
amount adaptation in SR-based scheduling is enabled
only when this option is selected. This option applies
only to LTE FDD.
UlFssUserThdStSwitch: If this option is selected, the
UE number threshold is optimized for uplink
frequency selective scheduling. If this option is
deselected, the UE number threshold is not optimized
for uplink frequency selective scheduling. This option
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
HighOrderVMIMOSwitch: Indicates whether to
enable high order VMIMO. If this option is selected,
high order VMIMO is enabled. If this option is
deselected, high order VMIMO is disabled. This
option applies only to LTE TDD.
VMIMOReduceMCSRiseRBSwitch: Indicates
whether VMIMO pairing is performed for UEs whose
MCS index is reduced to increase the number of RBs.
If this option is selected, VMIMO is performed for
UEs whose MCS index is reduced to increase the
number of RBs. If this option is deselected, VMIMO
is not performed for UEs whose MCS index is
reduced to increase the number of RBs. This option
applies only to LTE TDD.
VoLTEUeVmimoSwitch: Indicates whether VMIMO
pairing is performed for VoLTE UEs. If this option is

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selected, VMIMO pairing is performed for VoLTE


UEs. If this option is deselected, VMIMO pairing is
not performed for VoLTE UEs. This option applies
only to LTE TDD.
TtiBundlingForVideoSwitch: If this option is selected,
TTI bundling is enabled for UEs running video
services in weak coverage areas, improving video
service coverage at the cell edge. If this option is
deselected, TTI bundling is disabled for UEs running
video services in weak coverage areas. This option
applies only to LTE FDD.
GUI Value Range: SpsSchSwitch(SpsSchSwitch),
SinrAdjustSwitch(SinrAdjustSwitch),
PreAllocationSwitch(PreAllocationSwitch),
UlVmimoSwitch(UlVmimoSwitch),
TtiBundlingSwitch(TtiBundlingSwitch),
ImIcSwitch(ImIcSwitch), SmartPreAllocationS-
witch(SmartPreAllocationSwitch),
PuschDtxSwitch(PuschDtxSwitch),
UlIblerAdjustSwitch(UlIblerAdjustSwitch),
UlEnhancedFssSwitch(UlEnhancedFssSwitch),
UlEnhancedSrSchSwitch(UlEnhancedSrSchSwitch),
SchedulerCtrlPowerSwitch(SchedulerCtrlPowerS-
witch), UlIicsAlgoSwitch(UlIicsAlgoSwitch),
UlMinGbrSwitch(UlMinGbrSwitch),
UlMbrCtrlSwitch(UlMbrCtrlSwitch),
MbrUlSchSwitch(MbrUlSchSwitch),
UeAmbrUlSchSwitch(UeAmbrUlSchSwitch),
UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch(UlEnhancedDopplerS-
witch), UlRaUserSchOptSw(UlRaUserSchOptSw),
UlLast2RetransSchOptSwitch(UlLast2RetransSchOpt
Switch), UlInterfFssSwitch(UlInterfFssSwitch),
UlSmallRBSpectralEffOptSw(UlSmallRBSpectralEf-
ficiencyOptSw), PuschUsePucchRbS-
witch(PuschUsePucchRbSwitch), PuschDtxSchOptS-
witch(PuschDtxSchOptSwitch),
ULFSSAlgoSwitch(ULFSSAlgoSwitch),
PrachRbReuseSwitch(PrachRbReuseSwitch),
SrSchDataAdptSw(SrSchDataAdptSw),
UlFssUserThdStSwitch(UlFssUserThdStSwitch),
HighOrderVMIMOSwitch(HighOrderVMIMOS-
witch), VMIMOReduceMCSRiseRBS-
witch(VMIMOReduceMCSRiseRBSwitch),
VoLTEUeVmimoSwitch(VoLTEUeVmimoSwitch),
TtiBundlingForVideoSwitch(TtiBundlingForVideoS-
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Unit: None

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Actual Value Range: SpsSchSwitch,


SinrAdjustSwitch, PreAllocationSwitch,
UlVmimoSwitch, TtiBundlingSwitch, ImIcSwitch,
SmartPreAllocationSwitch, PuschDtxSwitch,
UlIblerAdjustSwitch, UlEnhancedFssSwitch,
UlEnhancedSrSchSwitch, SchedulerCtrlPowerSwitch,
UlIicsAlgoSwitch, UlMinGbrSwitch,
UlMbrCtrlSwitch, MbrUlSchSwitch,
UeAmbrUlSchSwitch, UlEnhancedDopplerSwitch,
UlRaUserSchOptSw, UlLast2RetransSchOptSwitch,
UlInterfFssSwitch, UlSmallRBSpectralEffOptSw,
PuschUsePucchRbSwitch, PuschDtxSchOptSwitch,
ULFSSAlgoSwitch, PrachRbReuseSwitch,
SrSchDataAdptSw, UlFssUserThdStSwitch,
HighOrderVMIMOSwitch, VMIMOReduceMCSRi-
seRBSwitch, VoLTEUeVmimoSwitch,
TtiBundlingForVideoSwitch
Default Value: SpsSchSwitch:Off,
SinrAdjustSwitch:On, PreAllocationSwitch:On,
UlVmimoSwitch:Off, TtiBundlingSwitch:Off,
ImIcSwitch:Off, SmartPreAllocationSwitch:On,
PuschDtxSwitch:On, UlIblerAdjustSwitch:Off,
UlEnhancedFssSwitch:On, UlEnhancedSrSchS-
witch:On, SchedulerCtrlPowerSwitch:Off,
UlIicsAlgoSwitch:Off, UlMinGbrSwitch:Off,
UlMbrCtrlSwitch:Off, MbrUlSchSwitch:Off,
UeAmbrUlSchSwitch:Off, UlEnhancedDopplerS-
witch:On, UlRaUserSchOptSw:Off,
UlLast2RetransSchOptSwitch:On,
UlInterfFssSwitch:Off, UlSmallRBSpectralEf-
fOptSw:Off, PuschUsePucchRbSwitch:Off,
PuschDtxSchOptSwitch:Off, ULFSSAlgoSwitch:On,
PrachRbReuseSwitch:Off, SrSchDataAdptSw:On,
UlFssUserThdStSwitch:Off, HighOrderVMIMOS-
witch:Off, VMIMOReduceMCSRiseRBSwitch:Off,
VoLTEUeVmimoSwitch:Off, TtiBundlingForVideoS-
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MO Parame MML Feature Feature Description


ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellUlsc DopMea MOD LBFD-0 Dynami Meaning: Indicates the Doppler measurement level,
hAlgo sLevel CELLU 0101502 c which is used for selecting a Doppler measurement
LSCHA / Scheduli policy. If this parameter is set to CLASS_0, the
LGO TDLBF ng demodulation reference signal (DMRS) whose signal
LST D-00101 to interference plus noise ratio (SINR) is greater than
CELLU 502 or equal to 5 dB is used in Doppler measurement. If
LSCHA this parameter is set to CLASS_1, the DMRS whose
LGO SINR is greater than or equal to –5 dB is used in
Doppler measurement. This parameter does not take
effect on cells established on an LBBPc. This
parameter applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
GUI Value Range: CLASS_0(CLASS_0),
CLASS_1(CLASS_1)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: CLASS_0, CLASS_1
Default Value: CLASS_0(CLASS_0)

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ter ID Comma ID Name
nd

CellPdc PdcchSy MOD LBFD-0 Physical Meaning: Indicates whether to enable dynamic
chAlgo mNumS CELLP 02003 / Channel adjustment on the number of orthogonal frequency
witch DCCHA TDLBF Manage division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols occupied by
LGO D-00200 ment the physical downlink control channel (PDCCH). If
LST 3 Enhance this parameter is set to OFF(Off), the number of
CELLP LBFD-0 d DL OFDM symbols occupied by the PDCCH is fixed and
DCCHA 60103 / Frequen cannot be dynamically adjusted. If this parameter is
LGO TDLBF cy set to ON(On), the number of OFDM symbols
D-08010 Selectiv occupied by the PDCCH is dynamically adjusted
2 e based on the required number of PDCCH control
Scheduli channel elements (CCEs). The OFDM symbol number
ng adjustment range can be determined by referring to
the MML reference of the InitPdcchSymNum
parameter. If this parameter is set to
ECFIADAPTIONON(Enhanced CFI Adaption On),
the number of OFDM symbols occupied by the
PDCCH is dynamically adjusted based on the cell
downlink throughput, and the adjustment performance
is the best among the three methods. The OFDM
symbol number adjustment range can be determined
by referring to the MML reference of the
InitPdcchSymNum parameter. If the EMTC_SWITCH
option of the EmtcAlgoSwitch parameter in a
CellEmtcAlgo MO is selected and the value of this
parameter is changed, the value of the startSymbolBR
IE is changed, and eMTC UEs that already accessed
the cell will be proactively released. This parameter
applies only to LTE FDD and LTE TDD.
GUI Value Range: OFF(Off), ON(On),
ECFIADAPTIONON(Enhanced CFI Adaption On)
Unit: None
Actual Value Range: OFF, ON, ECFIADAPTIONON
Default Value: ECFIADAPTIONON(Enhanced CFI
Adaption On)

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Adaptive ICIC Feature Parameter Description 8 Counters

8 Counters

Table 8-1 Counters


Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name
Description

1526726737 L.ChMeas.PRB.UL Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


.Used.Avg used uplink PRBs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UMTS: None Adaptive SFN/
LTE: SDMA
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025
LOFD-070205

1526726740 L.ChMeas.PRB.DL Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


.Used.Avg used PDSCH PRBs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UMTS: None Adaptive SFN/
LTE: SDMA
LBFD-002025 Virtual 4T4R
TDLBFD-002025
LOFD-070205
LEOFD-111305

1526727378 L.Traffic.User.Avg Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


users in a cell GSM: None Management
UMTS: None RRC Connection
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526727379 L.Traffic.User.Max Maximum number Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


of users in a cell GSM: None Management
UMTS: None RRC Connection
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526727380 L.Traffic.CEU.Avg Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


downlink cell edge GSM: None Management
users (CEUs) in a RRC Connection
cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007 Downlink Static
Inter-Cell
TDLBFD-002007 Interference
TDLBFD-0020220 Coordination
1 Adaptive Inter-Cell
LOFD-060201 Interference
TDLOFD-060201 Coordination
Adaptive Inter-Cell
Interference
Coordination

1526727396 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL. Number of Multi-mode: None Dynamic Downlink


0 wideband CQI GSM: None Power Allocation
reports with the Dynamic
value of 0 UMTS: None
Scheduling
LTE:
LBFD-002016 Dynamic Downlink
Power Allocation
LBFD-00101502
TDLBFD-002016

1526727411 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL. Number of Multi-mode: None Dynamic Downlink


15 wideband CQI GSM: None Power Allocation
reports with the Dynamic
value of 15 UMTS: None
Scheduling
LTE:
LBFD-002016 Dynamic Downlink
Power Allocation
LBFD-00101502
TDLBFD-002016

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526727412 L.ChMeas.PUSCH. Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


MCS.0 MCS index 0 is GSM: None Modulation: DL/UL
scheduled on the QPSK, DL/UL
PUSCH UMTS: None
16QAM, DL
LTE: 64QAM
LBFD-002025
Basic Scheduling
LBFD-001005
Modulation: DL/UL
TDLBFD-002025 QPSK, DL/UL
TDLBFD-001005 16QAM, DL
64QAM

1526727443 L.ChMeas.PUSCH. Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


MCS.31 MCS index 31 is GSM: None Basic Scheduling
scheduled on the
PUSCH UMTS: None Modulation: DL/UL
QPSK, DL/UL
LTE:
16QAM, DL
LBFD-002025
64QAM
TDLBFD-002025 Modulation: DL/UL
LBFD-001005 QPSK, DL/UL
16QAM, DL
TDLBFD-001005
64QAM
LOFD-001006
UL 64QAM
TDLOFD-001006 UL 64QAM

1526727444 L.ChMeas.PDSCH. Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


MCS.0 MCS index 0 is GSM: None Modulation: DL/UL
scheduled on the QPSK, DL/UL
PDSCH UMTS: None
16QAM, DL
LTE: 64QAM
LBFD-002025
Basic Scheduling
LBFD-001005
Modulation: DL/UL
TDLBFD-002025 QPSK, DL/UL
TDLBFD-001005 16QAM, DL
64QAM

1526727475 L.ChMeas.PDSCH. Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


MCS.31 MCS index 31 is GSM: None Modulation: DL/UL
scheduled on the QPSK, DL/UL
PDSCH UMTS: None
16QAM, DL
LTE: 64QAM
LBFD-002025
Basic Scheduling
LBFD-001005
Modulation: DL/UL
TDLBFD-002025 QPSK, DL/UL
TDLBFD-001005 16QAM, DL
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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526728259 L.Thrp.bits.UL Total uplink traffic Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


volume for PDCP GSM: None Management
PDUs in a cell Radio Bearer
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728260 L.Thrp.Time.UL Total receive Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


duration of uplink GSM: None Management
PDCP PDUs in a Radio Bearer
cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728261 L.Thrp.bits.DL Total downlink Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


traffic volume for GSM: None Management
PDCP SDUs in a Radio Bearer
cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728262 L.Thrp.Time.DL Total transmit Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


duration of GSM: None Management
downlink PDCP Radio Bearer
SDUs in a cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728445 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Total number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.UL.QCI.Total activated UEs with GSM: None Management
a QCI (or an RRC Connection
extended QCI) in UMTS: None
Management
the uplink buffer LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526728473 L.Traffic.ULCEU.A Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


vg uplink cell edge GSM: None Management
users (CEUs) in a RRC Connection
cell UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007 Uplink Static Inter-
Cell Interference
TDLBFD-002007 Coordination
TDLBFD-0020220 Adaptive Inter-Cell
2 Interference
LOFD-060201 Coordination
TDLOFD-060201 Adaptive Inter-Cell
Interference
Coordination

1526728969 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.DL.Avg activated UEs in GSM: None Management
downlink RRC Connection
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526728970 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Maximum number Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.DL.Max of activated UEs in GSM: None Management
downlink RRC Connection
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526728972 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.UL.Avg activated UEs in GSM: None Management
uplink RRC Connection
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526728973 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Maximum number Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.UL.Max of activated UEs in GSM: None Management
uplink RRC Connection
UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526728975 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Average number of Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.Avg activated UEs GSM: None Management
UMTS: None RRC Connection
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526728976 L.Traffic.ActiveUse Maximum number Multi-mode: None RRC Connection


r.Max of activated UEs GSM: None Management
UMTS: None RRC Connection
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002007
TDLBFD-002007

1526728997 L.Thrp.Time.Cell.D Total duration of Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


L.HighPrecision downlink data GSM: None Management
transmission in a Radio Bearer
cell (with the UMTS: None
Management
precision of 1 ms) LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526728998 L.Thrp.Time.Cell.U Total duration of Multi-mode: None Radio Bearer


L.HighPrecision uplink data GSM: None Management
transmission in a Radio Bearer
cell (with the UMTS: None
Management
precision of 1 ms) LTE:
LBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
TDLBFD-002008 Basic Scheduling
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737710 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL. Accumulated value Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


BorderUE.Total of wideband CQIs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
reported by CEUs
UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526737711 L.ChMeas.CQI.DL. Number of times Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


BorderUE.Num wideband CQIs are GSM: None Basic Scheduling
reported by CEUs
UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737754 L.Thrp.bits.UL.Bor Uplink PDCP-layer Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


derUE traffic volume GSM: None Basic Scheduling
received for CEUs
in a cell UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737755 L.Thrp.bits.DL.Bor Downlink PDCP- Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


derUE layer traffic volume GSM: None Basic Scheduling
sent for CEUs in a
cell UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737756 L.Thrp.bits.UL.Sma PDCP-layer traffic Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


llPkt.BorderUE volume scheduled GSM: None Basic Scheduling
for uplink small
packets for CEUs in UMTS: None
a cell LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737757 L.Thrp.Time.UL.R Transmission Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


mvSmallPkt.Border duration of uplink GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UE data except small
packets for CEUs in UMTS: None
a cell LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526737758 L.Thrp.bits.DL.Last Downlink PDCP- Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


TTI.BorderUE layer traffic volume GSM: None Basic Scheduling
sent in the last TTI
for CEUs before the UMTS: None
buffer is empty in a LTE:
cell LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526737759 L.Thrp.Time.DL.R Data transmission Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


mvLastTTI.Border duration for CEUs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UE except the last TTI
before the downlink UMTS: None
buffer is empty LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741759 L.Thrp.Time.UL.Bo Total duration of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


rderUE receiving data from GSM: None Basic Scheduling
cell edge UEs in the
uplink at the PDCP UMTS: None
layer in a cell LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741760 L.Thrp.Time.DL.Bo Total duration of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


rderUE sending data to cell GSM: None Basic Scheduling
edge UEs in the
downlink at the UMTS: None
PDCP layer in a LTE:
cell LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741763 L.ChMeas.PRB.PU Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


SCH.Avg.BorderU PUSCH PRBs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
E occupied by CEUs
in a cell UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741767 L.ChMeas.PRB.PD Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


SCH.Avg.BorderU PDSCH PRBs GSM: None Basic Scheduling
E occupied by CEUs
in a cell UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741768 L.Traffic.DL.SCH. Number of TBs Multi-mode: None Transport Channel


TB.BorderUE initially transmitted GSM: None Management
to cell edge UEs on Transport Channel
the downlink SCH UMTS: None
Management
LTE:
LBFD-002002
TDLBFD-002002

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Counter ID Counter Name Counter Feature ID Feature Name


Description

1526741769 L.Traffic.DL.SCH. Number of Multi-mode: None Transport Channel


ErrTB.Ibler.Border downlink erroneous GSM: None Management
UE TBs after initial Transport Channel
transmission to cell UMTS: None
Management
edge Ues LTE:
LBFD-002002
TDLBFD-002002

1526741770 L.Traffic.DL.SCH. Number of Multi-mode: None Transport Channel


ErrTB.Rbler.Border downlink erroneous GSM: None Management
UE TBs after the Transport Channel
maximum number UMTS: None
Management
of retransmissions LTE:
to cell edge UEs is LBFD-002002
reached TDLBFD-002002

1526741772 L.Traffic.PdschPA. Number of samples Multi-mode: None Adaptive Inter-Cell


Samp.Index0 with the downlink GSM: None Interference
PDSCH PA equal to Coordination
index 0 UMTS: None
Coordinated
LTE: Scheduling based
LOFD-060201 Power Control
LOFD-070208

1526741779 L.Traffic.PdschPA. Number of samples Multi-mode: None Adaptive Inter-Cell


Samp.Index7 with the downlink GSM: None Interference
PDSCH PA equal to Coordination
index 7 UMTS: None
Coordinated
LTE: Scheduling based
LOFD-060201 Power Control
LOFD-070208

1526741888 L.Traffic.User.Bord Average number of Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


erUE.Avg CEUs in a cell GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

1526741889 L.Traffic.User.Bord Maximum number Multi-mode: None Basic Scheduling


erUE.Max of CEUs in a cell GSM: None Basic Scheduling
UMTS: None
LTE:
LBFD-002025
TDLBFD-002025

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Adaptive ICIC Feature Parameter Description 9 Glossary

9 Glossary

For the acronyms, abbreviations, terms, and definitions, see Glossary.

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Adaptive ICIC Feature Parameter Description 10 Reference Documents

10 Reference Documents

1. 3GPP TS 36.331, "RRC Protocol Specification"


2. 3GPP TS 36.213, "Physical layer procedures"
3. Power Control Feature Parameter Description

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