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Improvement of VoLTE Domain HO with Operators Vision
NW Strategy Group, Global Standardization Team Network Development Department NTT DOCOMO R&D Center KOSHIMIZU, Takashi 2012/03/06 WTC 2012 @ Miyazaki
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2 .. Copyright 2012. INC.Motivation of the Work (eSRVCC) This slides primary explains an improvement scheme of SRVCC Domain HO (eSRVCC) Single Radio VCC (SRVCC) is an essential technology for Voice Domain HO (Between CS and EPC domain) EPC 3G CN 3G/UMTS Area LTE coverage LTE LTE Covered JAN 2012 3G/UMTS Area Covered APR 2012 Covered JUL 2012 NTT DOCOMO. All rights reserved.
CS CN UTRAN Voice EPC EUTRAN Data EPC Stand-by or Connected on LTE EUTRAN LTE Incoming CS CN Call Voice Call UTRAN In 3G Voice IMS EPC EUTRAN Data VoLTE SRVCC CS CN UTRAN Voice LTE 3G Data CS Fallback Switch LTE 3G For voice service CS Fallback NTT DOCOMO. INC. Copyright 2012. 3 . CSFB since NOV 2011 Today VoLTE & eSRVCC (2014) Internet/ PDN LTE Data Since DEC 2010 Internet/ PDN While connected on LTE.. UE can be normal SRVCC terminal. eSRVCC only upgrade the NW. a CSFB capable UE will switch from LTE to 3G Internet/ for voice PDN service upon incoming (or outgoing) call.VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) Migration Scenario • • • LTE Data only => Voice with CSFB => VoLTE (eSRVCC) eSRVCC shall be mandatory applied in roaming & interworking scenario based on GSMA_IREG specification. All rights reserved.
OTT VoIP and VoLTE OTT VoIP Treated as A Data stream VoLTE A Voice Grade Call High quality GBR: QCI=1 Conversational Voice YES Service Orchestration Operator provides a set of service. All rights reserved.g. . SRVCC/eSRVCC) 4 QoS Class Non-GBR Best Effort data service: QCI = 7 NO NO Stand alone voice Treated as a data stream (in LTE->3G HO. INC. quality degradation may occur) Emergency Call Service Set Infrastructure support NTT DOCOMO.. Copyright 2012.. Infrastructure supports the quality. (e.
INC. Copyright 2012. Maki and her host family They talk and listen in English 5 Session Coordination Japanese English ALL-IP Network English Translation Japanese NTT DOCOMO. All rights reserved.. Connectivity Connectivity Services Services Interpretation etc. . WEB-enabler bl e na Maki’s mother (Japanese) She talks and listens in Japanese Value Added Value Added Services Services Communication Communication Services Services om lec Te -e Location photo Messaging Network Cloud Video Service Orchestration Voice Game etc.The concept of AIPN and SEN Mobile Simultaneous Interpretation System Trusted-partner Internet-player Value-added enablers A service that automatically translates the language on the one party into the language on the other party during r a call in progress.
Copyright 2012. INC. All rights reserved.. for Voice Bearer for SIP (always-on) Call Req. (SIP) eNodeB eNodeB S-GW S-GW P-GW P-GW P-GW P-GW Originating UE Bearer for Voice media (established as required) Terminating UE NTT DOCOMO.VCC and NW Architecture in VoLTE IMS TAS TAS S-CSCF S-CSCF PCRF PCRF P-CSCF P-CSCF S-CSCF S-CSCF P-CSCF P-CSCF EPC Bearer Setup Req. 6 .
. INC. All rights reserved.SRVCC Procedure Visited NW Voice media / SIP paths After Handover (Step 6) RNC/ NodeB CS Resource Reservation Request (Step 2) IMS SCC AS MSC CSCF HSS EPC MME Session Transfer Request (Step 3) Media path Transfer Request (Step 4) Home NW Handover Detection UE2 ▲ Anchor for Voice media UE1 eNodeB SGW PGW Voice media path SIP signaling path Handover Request (Step 5) Voice media / SIP paths Over LTE (Step 1) 7 NTT DOCOMO. Copyright 2012..
All rights reserved.. Visited NW only Because eSRVCC improved the drawbacks 8 NTT DOCOMO.SRVCC Drawback and the Improvement SRVCC U-Plane (Voice Media) Anchor point C-Plane Anchor point HO Signaling Path Locates at Home NW UE2 Anchor for Voice media eSRVCC Locates at Visited NW (ATGW Anchors it) ATGW Anchor for Voice media Also locate at Home IMS IMS SCC AS Locates at Visited NW (ATCF Intercepts it) ATCF Have to travel to the Home NW. Copyright 2012. . IMS controls in the Home NW. INC. always. In principle.
Copyright 2012. All rights reserved. .Enhanced SRVCC Visited NW Voice media / SIP paths After Handover (Step 6) RNC/ NodeB CS Resource Reservation Request (Step 2) MSC ATCF Session Transfer Request (Step 3) Home NW Media path Transfer Request (Step 4) IMS SCC AS CSCF Handover Detection MME ATGW ▲ Anchor for voice media Voice media / SIP paths over LTE (Step 1) UE2 UE1 eNodeB SGW PGW Voice media path SIP signaling path Handover Request (Step 5) 9 NTT DOCOMO. INC..
Session transfer and Update remote end 12. eSRVCC reduced it to negligible one NTT DOCOMO. Establish circuit 10. Measurement reports 2. HO Complete 20. Initiation of Session Transfer (STN-SR) Delay Factor #2 IMS Remote Leg Update & Session Transfer 11. UE tunes to UTRAN 17. CS to PS Complete/Ack 23.UpdateLoc HSS/ HLR Copyright In a roaming case.SES (HO Complete) 21. HO Detection 9. Decision for HO 3.Prep HO Req 7. Bearer Splitting Delay Factor #1 5. Handover Required 4..PS to CS Resp 18. ANSW ER 22.PS to CS Req 6. Handover Command 1-2 hundreds of ms* 15. Update Bearer Not a critical latency 19. 2012.Performance Improvement SRVCC to eSRVCC UE Source E-UTRAN Source MME MSC Server/ MGW Target MSC Target SGSN Target BSS SGW IMS (SCC AS) 1. HO from EUTRAN command 16. potential of 1/2 sec or more in SRVCC. All rights reserved. HO Request/Ack 8. 10 . INC. Release of IMS access leg 13.Prep HO Resp Radio Access Major Delay Factor Update 14.
not full covered yet. Service Set • Mechanism of VoLTE and SRVCC – Basic Mechanism Explained • Improved Scheme of eSRVCC – ATGW/ATCF locates at Visited NW – And eSRVCC is mandatory used as in GSMA_IREG spec.Conclusion & Way Forward This Presentation Explained • The needs of eSRVCC with DOCOMO’s NW Migration Plan – LTE radio coverage are limited. Copyright 2012. • Infrastructure Sustain Voice Quality in Domain HO – SRVCC and eSRVCC • We provides various service set + the SEN-Platform – OTT VoIP (single service) v. NTT DOCOMO.s. All rights reserved.. 11 . INC.
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