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HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL SCOPE OF WORK SUPPLY AND SERVICES CHAPTER 6 – RF OPTIMIZATION BETWEEN RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED “RELIANCE” AND ZTE CORPORATION “ZTE”

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Chapter 6 - RF Optimization

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.......3 RF OPTIMIZATION ........ 4 CLUSTER OPTIMIZATION..............................1 1..3.................... 5 Unloaded Test Cases ..................................................................................... 3 OPTIMIZATION PROCEDURE ............. 4 Loaded Test Cases ......4 1..........................................................................3..Reliance Proprietary & Confidential INDEX 1 1....................................................................................................... 4 Defining Drive Test Route ................................2 1.........................................................................................................3.....................5 Defining Cluster of Node B .................................................4 1....3....................1 1........................... 10 Chapter 6 .............. 7 MARKET AREA OPTIMIZATION ..........................2 1.................RF Optimization Page 2 of 11 ............................................................................................................................................................................ 3 SITE VERIFICATION TEST ....................................... 4 1........................................................................ 7 REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SUPPLIER .........3 1............................................

1 • • • • • • • • • • Site verification Test Powering up the Node B. Every Node B in the network has to pass this test. Down tilt. In this phase.) Node B initial parameter establishment (Channel Frequency/System ID/Site ID/SC planning/ Neighbor List etc. Node B transmitter output power measurement test. Node B receiver sensitivity measurement test Antenna installation and functionality check (Orientation. it is assumed that certain operations must have already taken place and the system has been turned on and preliminary functionality tests have been completed. 1. artificial load will be introduced to simulate real subscribers Step 3 is similar to Step 2 in a loaded configuration but on a geographically wider scale to encompass the entire Market area. The last step will involve handover tests between the two Radio Access – the existing GSM and the new UMTS network. other clauses with comments are mutually agreed by both the parties. PS and HS) Call set-up time measurement (CS.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential 1 RF Optimization Prior to the commencement of optimization.RF Optimization Page 3 of 11 . Cabling. Clauses without comments shall be considered “Fully Complied”. Step 2 will be done at cluster level and will consist of two sub phases: • • Unloaded scenario – involves testing a “quiet” network aimed mainly at optimizing Layer 1 performance Loaded scenario – with more rigid tests to evaluate the major services.) Site specific database creation Node B integration with RNC Call origination & termination (CS. PS & HS) Latency (PS and HS) Technologies Chapter 6 . VSWR measurement etc. Below is the overall process: Step 1 Site Verification Step 2 Cluster Optimization: Unloaded and Loaded Cases Step 3 Market Area Optimization Step 4 I-RAT Test Network Launch Step 1 is needed to check if the Node B is able to perform all the vital functionalities and if its coverage conforming to the site RF design.

Reliance Proprietary & Confidential • • • 1. inter-cell. UL interference check. At the first stage.3 1. a group of 19 contiguos nodebs connected with same RNC shall form a cluster In rest cities complete city should be one cluster. a cluster shall be defined for a group of few adjacent Node Bs as defined below: In cities having more than 19 NodeBs. optimization process shall take place in different phases. • • All RF database and translation parameters shall be mutually agreed between supplier and Reliance prior to the commencement of optimization. optimization shall be done for cluster of adjoining Node Bs in a city. complete town should be considered as single cluster for optimization.3. inter-RNC (if applicable) handover check Cell site coverage verification test & feeder connectivity check. Optimization Procedure In order to conduct radio network optimization. If using 2 laptops same RF environment should be guaranteed.1 • • • • For a city. Subsequently. Inter-sector. drive test route is to be defined for every Node B site within the targeted coverage area. The drive test route shall be mutually agreed prior to the Chapter 6 . Once the clusters are defined for a city. the following tools shall be arranged by supplier. For multiple Node B (5 or more) towns.2 • Intra-sector. entire network shall be optimized as a whole to meet all the design objectives.2 For a cluster of Node Bs.3. In case of towns having less than 5 Node Bs. UMTS/HSDPA/LTE/GSM/EDGE compatible drive test kit which includes network optimization and data acquisition system with GPS and other accessories Drive data post processing software Calibrated mobile test handset RF dual band scanner/ or two scanners to scan GSM and UMTS Vehicle for conducting the drive test Only 1 laptop has to be used.RF Optimization Page 4 of 11 . Cluster Optimization Defining Cluster of Node B • 1. cluster optimization shall be initiated as described below: Defining Drive Test Route 1.

all commercial areas. Chapter 6 . of BTS as planned for a particular cluster then cluster shall be deemed accepted.3.3 Loaded Test Cases Available features (OCNS) should be used to load the network artificially. The file size for upload and download would change while collecting the HSPA deliverables. Both parties shall mutually agree to exclude the cluster or go ahead for optimization in case if cluster size is less than 90% These excluded clusters.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential commencement of cluster optimization and shall be defined in such a manner as to include all major roads. The data taken from this drive test shall also provide • RSCP • Layer-3 data • Ec/No • Pilot pollution • All other information of UMTS/HSPA o Tx power o Throughput o Handover statistics o Reselection points Any Further details needed will be mutually agreed In general cluster optimization should commence once when minimum 90% of the no. The exact load will be determined during discussion between supplier and RCOM’s RF team. major residential areas and major thoroughfares in the cluster in order to obtain a detailed and reasonable sample of the target coverage area. If HSPA is configured and enabled then MS4 will only collect HSPA. In case 90% is not reached within 3 months of the no. vendor would undertake the optimization. 1. Cluster setup-a OCNS :Loaded @ committed voice capacity .of referred cluster/ remaining BTS as per mutually agreed process. of BTS as planned for a particular cluster is available for optimization within 3 months from the completion of I&C & integration of the first BTS in that cluster. The following test setups are to be used under loaded drive conditions: 1.RF Optimization Page 5 of 11 . major hot spots. For further clarifications please refer ATP document. Reliance shall complete 90% sites in next one month and shall provide for optimization. Whenever the remaining BTS of a cluster which needs to be optimized becomes available for optimization.Drive Test Load UE Measurement :Drive Test For loaded test case following drive test configuration should be used.

RF Optimization Page 6 of 11 .Drive Test Load UE Measurement: Drive Test For loaded test case following drive test configuration should be used. Cluster setup-b OCNS : Loaded @ 50 % of HSDPA & HSUPA committed capacity . Laptop 1 Mode GSM UMTS UMTS UMTS UMTS Device MS1 MS2 MS3 MS4 MS5 Type of Call GSM Short Call HSUPA Long HSDPA Long CSD long PS UL&DL Comments And the following KPIS would need to be collected: KPI CSV Access Failure Rate CSV Drop Call Rate HSDPA Drop Call Rate HSUPA Drop Call Rate Quality CSD Drop Call Rate PSD average DL&UL Throughput PSD Call Setup time Device MS1 MS1 MS3 MS2 MS2&MS3 MS4 MS5 MS5 Chapter 6 .Reliance Proprietary & Confidential Device MS1 MS2 MS3 MS4 MS5 Type of Call Scanner Voice Short Voice Long HSDPA/HSUPA short CSD Short Laptop 1 Mode Comments Dual Scanning both GSM & UMTS UMTS 15 sec duration & 10sec gap UMTS 1800 sec duration(equal to 20 calls) UMTS 2 MB Upload & Download UMTS And the following KPIS would need to be collected: KPI CSV Access Failure Rate CSV Drop Rate CSV Quality (DL) CSV Quality (UL) Soft/Softer Handover Overhead *Voice Call Setup time (Mobile to PSTN) *Voice Call Setup time (Mobile to Mobile) HSDPA Access Failure Rate HSUPA Access Failure Rate CSD Call Setup Time CSD Access Failure Rate Device MS2 MS3 MS3 MS3 MS3 MS2 MS2 MS4 MS4 MS5 MS5 2.

4 Unloaded Test Cases The unloaded stationary tests shall be done in 5% of total clusters. Chapter 6 . additional drives are required to optimize IRAT performance. The exact load will be determined during discussion between supplier and RCOM’s RF team. overall network / system optimization shall commence for the complete market. all the RF and BSS related pending issues have been resolved per cluster basis. It is assumed that in the earlier phases of cluster optimization.4 Market area optimization Once the radio network is optimized per cluster basis satisfying all quality objectives.3.RF Optimization Page 7 of 11 . 1. Vendor will collect the data of Stationery Test and share it with RCOM. Laptop 1 Mode Comments UMTS Ping UMTS 20MB Upload UMTS 40MB Download UMTS 2 MB Upload & Download UMTS Ping Device MS1 MS2 MS3 MS4 MS5 Type of Call HSDPA Ping HSUPA Long HSDPA Long HS short PSD Ping And the following KPIS would need to be collected: KPI Stationary Maximum DL HSDPA Bit Rate(kbps) Stationary Maximum UL HSUPA Bit Rate(kbps) HSDPA Session Activation time. During market optimization.Stationary HSDPA Latency-Stationary PSD Latency-Stationary Device MS3 MS2 MS4 MS1 MS5 1. Therefore. detailed drive testing shall be conducted in those areas and data shall be collected. The complete market may consist of following: • Multiple clusters defined above • Multiple RNC’s • Multiple MSC’s Market area is defined as collection of 5-7 clusters or 100-120 sites which ever is more and in the same SDCA. at this stage main thrust shall be given to the optimization of inter-cluster overlapping areas. Stationary Test will be perform for duration of not more than one hour. Available features (OCNS) should be used to load the network artificially. For this purpose. Cluster setup-C : Unloaded : Stationary Test OCNS UE Measurement For unloaded stationary test case following drive test configuration should be used.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential 1.

RF Optimization Page 8 of 11 . 1. If HSPA is configured and enabled then MS4 will only collect HSPA.Drive Test Load UE Measurement: Drive Test For checking IRAT performance (unloaded & loaded) drives should be done as per following setup: IRAT test at the UMTS Coverage Edge Mode Comments Dual Scanning both GSM & UMTS Dual Infinite Call till HO from Utran or drop Dual 10Mb R99 DL till CC form UTRAMN or drop Dual Idle Mode Phone ( Cell Reselection) Device MS1 MS2 MS3 MS4 Type of Call Scanner Voice Long PS DL 10 MB Idle And the following KPIS would need to be collected: KPI CSV Drop Rate PSD Drop Rate CSV IRAT Failure Rate PSD IRAT Failure Rate PSD IRAT Interruption time PSD IRAT User Data Interruption time Idle Mode Time spent on 3G Device MS2 MS3 MS2 MS3 MS3 MS3 MS4 2.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential In general. OCNS : Unloaded & Loaded @ committed voice capacity . The data taken from these drive tests shall also provide • RSCP • Layer-3 data • Ec/No • Pilot pollution • All other information of UMTS/HSPA o Tx power o Throughput o Handover statistics o Reselection points Any Further details needed will be mutually agreed The following 3 scenarios would cover the market drives. the file size for upload and download would change while collecting the HSPA deliverables. Market Setup-a OCNS : UE Measurement: Unloaded Drive Test Chapter 6 . IRAT Test should also include Inter RNC and Inter Switch areas to test the cell change between RNCs & MSCs.

RF Optimization Page 9 of 11 .Reliance Proprietary & Confidential The drives should be done as per following setup: Laptop 1 Mode Comments Dual Scanning both GSM & UMTS UMTS 120 sec duration & 30 sec gap GSM 120 sec duration & 30 sec gap GSM/UMTS 120 sec duration & 30 sec gap UMTS UMTS Device MS1 MS2 MS3 MS4 MS5 MS6 Type of Call Scanner CSV Voice Medium GSM Voice Medium Dual HSDPA HSUPA And the following KPIS would need to be collected: KPI Access Failure Rate Drop Call Rate Quality UL Quality DL 3G-PSTN Call Setup Time Access Failure Rate Drop Call Rate Quality UL Quality DL IRAT Failure Rate Percentage of calls that experienced a Handover Access Failure Rate Drop Call Rate Quality 2G-PSTN Call Setup Time HSDPA Average DL Throughput (KBPS) for UE HSUPA Average UL Throughput (KBPS) for UE HSDPA Drop Rate HSUPA Drop Rate Device MS2 MS2 MS2 MS2 MS2 MS4 MS4 MS4 MS4 MS4 MS4 MS3 MS3 MS3 MS3 MS5 MS6 MS5 MS6 The supplier shall provide to reliance the raw unprocessed GSM data collected during the above setup. Supplier shall provide the raw data along with following coverage test outputs on a per cluster and market basis • • • • • • • Coverage plot in terms of downlink RSCP Handover failure location Call drop location Ec/No plot BLER plot Peak RLC throughput Average RLC throughput Chapter 6 .

the problematic areas have to be identified per NODE B basis. The above process is to be repeated till all the mutually agreed performance targets are met for all clusters and markets.5 Requirements and Responsibilities of the Supplier Supplier shall be responsible for providing the following items for the successful implementation of optimization process: • Drive team(s) for radio network optimization and all required test equipment. Acceptable and reasonable response time is Chapter 6 . Deliverables of overall optimization Vendor should provide detailed report of KPI’s achieved as per addendum along with required plots.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential • • • • • • • Average application throughput Average call setup time Average latency Call drop statistics IRAT failures location Best server plot UE transmit power plot The above outputs shall enable us to identify • • • • • Poor coverage areas within the cluster Problem in providing in-building coverage Missing neighbor in the neighbor list Poor data throughput region Poor radio network quality areas Based on the above reports. drive test is to be conducted again to verify the performance improvement. 1. Corrective actions shall be initiated by supplier (if rigger is provided by vendor) by changing the relevant RF and BSS related network parameters. few of which are mentioned below: • • • • • • • • • Down tilting of antenna CPICH power adjustment Changing orientation of antenna Changing antenna height Re-defining neighbor list Adjusting handover parameters Cell selection/Reselection parameters Changing scrambling code Modification of other RF parameters After incorporating all the necessary changes in the system. Supplier is responsible for providing Node B Site Engineers.RF Optimization Page 10 of 11 . database and list of changes. Switch Support Engineers. Maintenance and rigger (if provided by vendor) with Drive test engineer Personnel to support radio network optimization process.

any software license fees. Prior to commencement of radio network optimization activities. video calls should be tested as per Rcom’s requirement. reporting tools.Reliance Proprietary & Confidential assumed for all these activities. lenses and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. Test and Measurement Equipment including related software shall be at all times of the latest. Database All RF database and translation parameters shall be mutually agreed between vendor and Reliance prior to the commencement of optimization. NOTE: For all set-up & KPIs refer to ATP document Chapter 6 . test mobiles. vans.. • Reliance can ask for re-optimization of the radio network for any specific market if performance of the network fails to meet the performance criteria before acceptance. tools digital cameras. Vendor representative shall be present during such verification process In case it is established after discussions between Parties that Vendor has done gross mistake in following the standard RF optimization practices. • Radio network optimization plan and schedule shall be as per mutually agreed finalized project schedule for each one of the markets. • When performing the Services.RF Optimization Page 11 of 11 . Vendor shall provide at its own cost including. • Related tools. including drive test measurement systems.e. Test and measurement equipment (hardware and Software. hardware configurations and parameters of the equipment in the System and shall be responsible to produce on a regular basis. All Test and Measurement equipment shall have a current valid certificate of calibration provided by a recognized and certified test laboratory with traceable standards File format of the collected drive test data should be open with commercially available post processing software. Reliance shall have the right to verify 1 % of the sites in each circle. Reliance and Supplier shall work out an agreed schedule/process (including off-hours switch/cell support) for providing timely support to the radio network optimization teams. up-to-date version and/or edition and shall have the highest available accuracy. daily update) Reliance standard database for the BTS sites. • CSD testing i. The same will be validated by Reliance with the standard tools available. optimization tools. scanners. laptops). Remark: Any additional optimization requested will be Reliance's responsibility and Vendor will not be responsible for re performing RFO. • Also Without additional cost Vendor shall maintain on a real-time basis (i.e. Reliance shall have the option to ask Vendor to verify and correct the same gross mistakes in partial sites or all sites in that circle. that are directly or indirectly required for the performance of the Services in accordance with the relevant Specifications and all provisions of the Contract.

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