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Wireless Network Engineering Software

version 3.2

Native 64-bit Application Multi-RAT Network Modelling High Performance GIS In-built Automation and Customisation Capabilities

Overview

Atoll is a 64-bit multi-technology wireless network design and optimisation platform that supports wireless operators throughout the network lifecycle, from initial design to densification and optimisation. Atoll 3.2 includes integrated single RAN multiple RAT network design capabilities for both 3GPP (GSM/UMTS/LTE) and 3GPP2 (CDMA/LTE) technology streams. It provides operators and vendors with a powerful native 64-bit framework for designing and optimising current and future integrated multi-technology networks. Atoll 3.2 supports the latest technology advances such as HetNets and Wi-Fi offloading. Atolls integration and automation features help operators smoothly automate planning and optimisation processes through flexible scripting and SOA-based mechanisms. Atoll supports a wide range of implementation scenarios, from standalone to enterprise-wide server-based configurations. With more than 5000 active licences installed with 300+ customers in 100 countries, Atoll has become the industry standard for radio network planning and optimisation.

Market-Firsts:
1st 3G planning software on the market in 2000 1st LTE planning software on the market in 2008 1st combined GSM/UMTS/LTE simulator on the market in 2010 1st 64-bit radio planning and optimisation software on the market in 2012 1st combined CDMA/LTE simulator on the market with Atoll 3.2

Supported Technologies:
GSM/GPRS/EDGE UMTS/HSPA LTE CDMA2000 Wi-Fi WiMAX TD-SCDMA Microwave Links

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Highlights

Atoll uniquely combines architectural and functional features that provide operators with a powerful, scalable and flexible framework for streamlining their network design and optimisation processes.

64 Native 64-bit Application BIT


Atoll as well as all its components and modules are native 64-bit applications with no restrictions on project size and memory usage. Atoll provides limitless possibilities and enhanced performance in demanding situations such as multi-technology Monte Carlo simulations as well as urban and network-wide predictions. Atoll 64-bit architecture allows operators to cope with complex multitechnology networks, and to successfully deal with the dramatic increase in network density expected with the advent of HetNets and small cells.

Multi-technology Network Modelling


Atoll is a comprehensive multi-technology radio planning and optimisation platform which includes unified multi-technology GSM/UMTS/LTE (3GPP) and CDMA/LTE (3GPP2) traffic models, Monte Carlo simulators, and ACP (Automatic Cell Planning) module. Atoll can model the trafficrelated aspects of multitechnology networks and dynamically spread and offload traffic between multi-technology Hetnet layers including Wi-Fi and small cells.

High Performance GIS


Atoll incorporates a high-performance built-in geographic information system (GIS) exclusively designed for radio network planning and optimisation. Atolls 64-bit GIS engine allows working with high-resolution and large-scale geo data while delivering high performance in data manipulation and display. Atoll supports web map services, online map servers (Google, Bing, etc.), and industrystandard formats including BIL, TIF, BMP, Vertical Mapper, ArcView, MapInfo, etc. Atoll smoothly interfaces with commonly used desktop GIS such as MapInfo and ArcView.

In-built Automation and Customisation Capabilities


Atolls in-built task automation and integration capabilities enable data as well as service-level integration, allowing operators to automate and streamline network optimisation activities on the way to SON. Atolls data exchange and integration capabilities enable integration within service-oriented architectures (SOA) and enterprise service buses (ESB). Moreover, Atolls C++ software development kit (SDK) allows customisation and implementation of functional value-added modules for Atoll.

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Modular Configuration

Atoll Core is the central module that supports the user interface, GIS features, the propagation modelling engine, data management services, interfaces, and software development and automation tools. All technology modules run on top of Atoll Core. Atoll 3.2 features Automatic Frequency Planning and Automatic Cell Planning tools that provide comprehensive and integrated multi-technology automatic network design and optimisation functionalities. Atoll Microwave is a comprehensive microwave link planning software. It is based on the Atoll Core platform and can be integrated with Atoll radio-planning configurations. See the Atoll Microwave brochure for more information about this product. CrossWave is a universal high-performance propagation model developed by Orange Labs. It supports all wireless technologies and all types of environments, from rural to dense urban areas. The technology matrix below shows the modules suitable for each technology. Several technologies can be combined in the same Atoll configuration for planning integrated multi-technology projects.

TECHNOLOGIES
GSM/GRPS EDGE Atoll Core GSM UMTS LTE UMTS/HSPA LTE CDMA2000 1xRTT/EV-DO TD-SCDMA WiMAX Wi-Fi Microwave Links

ATOLL MODULES

CDMA2000 TD-SCDMA WiMAX/BWA Microwave Links

Measurements AFP ACP CrossWave

Required

Optional for the selected technology

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Powerful Radio Planning & Optimisation Platform


Combined with one or several technology modules, Atoll Core delivers the general features shared by all Atoll modules, integration and automation modules, and 3rd party products. Based on an object-oriented architecture specifically designed for radio planning and optimisation, Atoll Core is a native 64-bit scalable platform that supports large-scale projects in a userfriendly and easy-to-administrate environment. The Atoll platform enables integrating live network data into the planning and optimisation process, allowing users to combine predicted and real network data. Supported data include CW measurements, drive test data, interference matrices, and live network data. Its automation and integration capabilities allow Atoll to be used to implement SON use cases as automated planning and optimisation tasks .

GIS Features
Optimised cartographic data management features with support of digital elevation models, clutter data (type and height), 3D building data (vector/raster), traffic data, scanned maps, vector data, population, and climate data Integrated cartography editor (vector/raster) Interface with GIS tools: MapInfo, ArcView, Google Earth Support for Web Map Services (WMS) and online maps (Google, Bing, etc.)

Advanced import/export features allowing quick data migration from other radio planning software

Task Automation
Scripting language allowing integration of user-defined macros User-defined calculation batch based on macros and scripts

Propagation Modelling
Comprehensive integrated propagation model library Full support for multi-resolution prediction plots Automatic propagation model tuning using CW and drive test data Path loss matrix adjustment using prediction/drive test interpolation High-performance CrossWave propagation model (option) Integration of external propagation models through an API and a C++ development kit

Distributed Computing and Multi-threading


Multi-threading/parallel computing on multi-core systems Distributed computing on networked workstations and servers

Reporting
Flexible report generator including traffic, population, and clutter-based statistics User-defined reports based on macros Export of reports and prediction plots to other software

User and Database Management


Advanced administration module supporting data access and user privilege management Flexible database structure allowing integration of user-defined parameters and custom fields Multi-user support including database consistency management, data synchronisation, and user disconnection/reconnection from/to the database Support for standalone, centralised, distributed configurations

Measurements Module
CW Measurements - Import, display, and analysis of CW data - Prediction/measurements comparison and statistical analysis - Automatic propagation model tuning Drive Test Data - Import, display, and analysis of drive test data - Call events display and analysis - Automatic propagation model tuning - Path loss matrix adjustment using prediction/drive test interpolation

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GSM/GPRS/EDGE

Atoll GSM/GPRS/EDGE module provides a comprehensive and accurate modelling of voice and data services, including full support of HCS and frequency hopping. Atoll supports integrated network planning for 3GPP GSM/UMTS/LTE multiRAT networks. It features a multi-technology network database, a unified traffic model, and a combined GSM/UMTS/LTE Monte Carlo simulator that provide operators with a comprehensive and evolutionary framework for planning and analysing multi-technology networks. Wi-Fi offloading and HetNets are modelled following the same unified traffic approach in Monte Carlo simulations.

Network Modelling
Support of dual-band networks Support of HCS (Hierarchical Cell Structure) Support for frequency hopping (baseband & synthesised), DTX and AMR Modelling of GPRS, EDGE, EDGE Evolution Advanced service modelling

Multi-RAT Network Planning


Integrated planning and optimisation for 3GPP (GSM/UMTS/LTE) technologies: - Unified network databases with site and antenna sharing - Unified multi-service traffic model - Combined Monte Carlo simulator - Simultaneous display and analysis of network layers Inter-technology handover modelling Inter-technology interference analysis

Service Planning and Analysis


Uplink and downlink cell and network coverage analysis Monte Carlo simulator GPRS/EDGE/EDGE Evolution prediction plots Interference analysis QoS analysis Neighbour planning and handover analysis

Automatic Frequency Planning AFP


User-definable constraints and editable cost function Allocation of frequency hopping parameters (HSN, MAIO, MAL) Combined automatic/interactive frequency planning Intermodulation interference reduction

Traffic Analysis
Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster and live traffic data Traffic spreading between cell layers with traffic overflow modelling Cell dimensioning for mixed voice/data traffic and timeslot configurations Traffic analysis including calculation of KPIs such as packet delay, blocking rate, etc.

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage & capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection & parameter optimisation (height, azimuth & tilt)

Interference Matrices
Prediction, OMC-R and drive test-based interference matrices Support of TRX type-based (e.g., BCCH, TCH) quality thresholds Open format allowing editing and modifying interference matrices using 3rd party applications

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UMTS/HSPA

Atoll was the first UMTS network planning software on the market. Since 2000 it has stayed ahead of the competition with continuous improvements through close cooperation with GSM, UMTS, and LTE operators. Atoll supports integrated network planning for 3GPP GSM/UMTS/LTE multiRAT networks. It features a multi-technology network database, a unified traffic model, and a combined GSM/UMTS/LTE Monte Carlo simulator that provide operators with a comprehensive and evolutionary framework for planning and analysing multi-technology networks. Atoll can model the traffic-related aspects of multi-technology networks and dynamically spread and offload traffic between technology layers. Wi-Fi offloading and HetNets are modelled following the same unified traffic approach in Monte Carlo simulations.

Network Modelling
Support for multiple carriers and frequency bands (e.g., UMTS 900/1800/1900/2100) UMTS equipment modelling including RRM and inter-carrier power sharing Advanced bearer and service modelling HSPA and HSPA+ modelling Multi-carrier and dual-band HSPA support MBMS modelling MIMO modelling VoIP modelling

Neighbour and Scrambling Code Planning


Manual and automatic multi-carrier neighbour planning Automatic scrambling code allocation supporting various allocation strategies Scrambling code allocation analysis and SC interference plots

Multi-RAT Network Planning


Integrated planning and optimisation for 3GPP (GSM/UMTS/LTE) technologies: - Unified network databases with site and antenna sharing - Unified multi-service traffic model - Combined Monte Carlo simulator - Simultaneous display and analysis of network layers Inter-technology handover modelling Inter-technology interference analysis

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services Modelling of user equipment, user profiles, and environment types Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data

Simulation and Analysis


State-of-the-art Monte Carlo UMTS/HSPA/MBMS simulator including DL and UL power control, RRM, HSPA to R99 downgrading and carrier allocation algorithms Generation of prediction plots, based on simulations or on user-defined cell load figures, including: - Ec/Io prediction plots - Downlink and uplink Eb/Nt prediction plots - Service areas - Number of servers - Handover areas - Interference and pilot pollution - BER/FER/BLER - HSPA prediction plots - MBMS service area

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage and capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection and parameter optimisation (height, azimuth & tilt)

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L TE

In 2008, Atoll was the first LTE network planning software available on the market. Atoll is being used by a number of the largest LTE operators worldwide. Atoll 3.2 is a comprehensive framework for operators who need to plan evolution towards LTE and LTE-Advanced. It allows planning and analysing integrated GSM/UMTS/LTE and CDMA2000/LTE networks. Atoll 3.2 includes unified multi-technology GSM/UMTS/LTE (3GPP) and CDMA/LTE (3GPP2) traffic models, Monte Carlo simulators and ACP (Automatic Cell Planning) module, as well as support for the latest technology trends such as HetNets and Wi-Fi offloading.

Network Modelling
Support of all E-UTRA frequency bands and carrier configurations Comprehensive support of FD- and TD-LTE Support for multi-layer HetNet deployment scenarios Support of intra- and inter-band carrier aggregation Support of multiple modulation types and coding schemes MIMO: transmit/receive diversity, SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO, adaptive MIMO switching (AMS) Beamforming smart antenna modelling

Neighbour Planning
Manual and automatic neighbour planning Inter-frequency and intra-frequency neighbour planning

Multi-RAT Network Planning


Integrated planning and optimisation for 3GPP (GSM/UMTS/LTE) and 3GPP2 (CDMA/LTE) technologies: - Unified network databases with site and antenna sharing - Unified multi-service traffic model - Combined Monte Carlo simulator - Simultaneous display and analysis of network layers Inter-technology handover modelling Inter-technology interference analysis

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services with different QCIs Modelling of UE categories Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data Fixed subscriber traffic modelling

Automatic Frequency Planning - AFP


Generation, import, edition, storage, and use of interference matrices User-definable constraints and editable cost function Allocation of carriers and fractional frequency planning (FFP) Automatic physical cell ID planning considering PSS, SSS, RS, UL DMRS, and PCFICH collisions

Simulation and Analysis


LTE Monte Carlo simulator including power control, IoT control and advanced RRM and scheduling algorithms Support of carrier aggregation and multi-layer (HetNet) traffic balancing Support of frequency-domain as well as time-domain inter-cell interference coordination (ICIC): FFR, SFR, eICIC, etc. Generation of prediction plots, based on simulation results or on user-defined cell load figures including: - Cell and network coverage analysis - Effective service area analysis - Uplink and downlink interference analysis - Uplink and downlink bearer coverage predictions - Uplink and downlink throughput coverage predictions - Uplink and downlink quality indicator prediction plot - Aggregate throughput prediction plot - Physical cell ID, PSS ID, SSS ID collision plot Network capacity planning considering S1 interface (backhaul) constraints

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage & capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection & parameter optimisation (height, azimuth & tilt)

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CDMA2000 1xRTT /EV-DO

Atoll 3.2 supports integrated network planning for CDMA2000/LTE radio access technologies. It features a multi-technology network database, a unified traffic model, a new combined CDMA2000/LTE Monte Carlo simulator,and ACP (Automatic Cell Planning) module, as well as support for the latest technology trends such as HetNets and Wi-Fi offloading.

Network Modelling
Support for multiple carriers and frequency bands Radio configuration and channel modelling Radio Resource Management (RRM) Carrier type modelling (1xEV-DO, 1xRTT) EV-DO Rev.B multi-carrier operation (RRM & frequency diversity gain) Full 1xRTT, EV-DO Rel.0, Rev.A, Rev.B physical channel management Forward/reverse Rev.A, Rev.B radio bearer modelling Hybrid-ARQ modelling

- Number of servers - Pilot pollution prediction plots - Total forward link noise and noise rise prediction plots

Multi-RAT Network Planning


Integrated planning and optimisation for 3GPP2 (CDMA/LTE) technologies: - Unified network databases with site and antenna sharing - Unified multi-service traffic model - Combined Monte Carlo simulator - Simultaneous display and analysis of network layers Inter-technology handover modelling Inter-technology interference analysis

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data

Neighbour and PN-offset Planning


Manual and automatic neighbour planning Multi-carrier neighbour planning Automatic PN-offset allocation PN-offset allocation analysis

Simulation and Analysis


State-of-the-art Monte Carlo CDMA simulator including RRM, rate downgrading, and multi-carrier allocation algorithms Modelling of mixed 1xRTT/1xEV-DO traffic Generation of prediction plots, based on simulations or on user-defined cell load figures, including: - Ec/Io pilot prediction plots - Forward and reverse link Eb/Nt prediction plots - Forward and reverse link 1xRTT SCH rate prediction plots - Forward and reverse link 1xEV-DO (Rev.0, Rev.A and Rev.B) data rate prediction plots - Service areas (pilot & forward and reverse link traffic) - Handoff status prediction plots

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage and capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection and parameter optimisation (height, azimuth & tilt)

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WiMAX/BWA

Atoll WiMAX/BWA module delivers a comprehensive set of features for the design and optimisation of WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) networks. It also provides comprehensive Wi-Fi network modelling with coverage and capacity planning as well as multi-technology traffic modelling and analysis.

Network Modelling
Support for TDD and FDD PMP WiMAXnetworks Support for multiple frequency bands Subcarrier configuration and frame structure modelling Support for permutation zones and subchannel allocation modes Smart antenna modelling: conventional and optimum beamforming antennas MIMO modelling: transmit/receive diversity, SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO, adaptive MIMO switching (AMS)

- Uplink and downlink throughput coverage predictions - Uplink and downlink quality prediction plot - Aggregate throughput prediction plot - Preamble index, segment, and permbase collision plot Network capacity planning considering backhaul constraints

Neighbour Planning
Manual and automatic multi-carrier neighbour planning Inter-carrier and intra-carrier neighbour planning

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services Support for all WiMAX QoS classes Modelling of WiMAX terminals and CPE Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data Fixed subscriber traffic modelling

Automatic Frequency Planning AFP


Generation, import, edition, storage, and use of interference matrices User-definable constraints and editable cost function Allocation of carriers and fractional frequency planning (FFP) Automatic preamble index planning Automatic downlink/uplink permbase planning

Simulation and Analysis


WiMAX Monte Carlo simulator including power control, advanced RRM and scheduling algorithms, support for smart antennas and MIMO Support for fractional frequency reuse Generation of prediction plots, based on simulation results or on user-defined cell load figures including: - Cell and network coverage analysis - Effective service area analysis - Uplink and downlink interference analysis - Uplink and downlink bearer coverage predictions

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage & capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection & parameter optimisation (height, azimuth & tilt)

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Wi-Fi

Atoll enables designing, planning, and optimising Wi-Fi networks based on the IEEE 802.11 WLAN standards. It provides comprehensive Wi-Fi network modelling with coverage and capacity planning as well as multi-technology traffic modelling and analysis (e.g. HSPA/LTE/Wi-Fi). Atoll's multi-technology multi-layer traffic balancing and offloading features enable operators to plan and evaluate Wi-Fi based scenarios for network capacity enhancement. Atoll's Wi-Fi features are part of the Atoll WiMAX/BWA module, which delivers a comprehensive set of features for the design and optimisation of WiMAX, Wi-Fi, and other Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) technologies.

Network Modelling
Support for IEEE 802.11a, 11g, 11n, and 11ac standards Support for standard, high throughput (HT), and very high throughput (VHT) configurations Support for all Wi-Fi frequency bands and channel widths Support for all Wi-Fi modulation and coding schemes Support for MIMO including transmit/receive diversity, SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO, and adaptive MIMO switching (AMS) Support for long and short guard intervals

- Uplink and downlink quality indicator prediction plot - Aggregate throughput prediction plot Network capacity planning considering backhaul constraints

Mobile/Wi-Fi Co-planning
Simultaneous display and analysis of mobile and Wi-Fi networks Mobile to Wi-Fi traffic offload and network capacity analysis (e.g., GSM/UMTS/HSPA/LTE/Wi-Fi or CDMA Ev-DO/LTE/Wi-Fi) Multi-technology traffic model and Monte Carlo simulator Inter-technology interference analysis

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services Support for Wi-Fi terminals and CPEs Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data Fixed subscriber traffic modelling

Automatic Frequency Planning AFP


Generation, import, edition, storage, and use of interference matrices User-definable constraints and editable cost function Interference-driven Wi-Fi channel selection

Simulation and Analysis


Wi-Fi Monte Carlo simulator implementing advanced RRM and scheduling algorithms, including CSMA/CA Generation of prediction plots, based on simulation results or on user-defined cell load figures including: - Access point coverage analysis - Effective service area analysis - Uplink and downlink interference analysis - Uplink and downlink bearer coverage predictions - Uplink and downlink throughput coverage predictions

Automatic Cell Planning - ACP


Automatic optimisation of network parameters to increase coverage & capacity Site selection and activation for greenfield and densification scenarios Antenna selection & parameter optimisation

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TD-SCDMA

Atoll TD-SCDMA has been developed in partnership with major players in the TD-SCDMA scene in China, and is the most widely used TD-SCDMA planning software on the market. Atoll supports TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE co-planning, and allows TD-SCDMA operators to plan and analyse the evolution of their networks towards TD-LTE/LTE-Advanced.

Network Modelling
Support for N-Frequency mode TD-SCDMA equipment modelling including RRM and capacity parameters Smart antenna modelling HSDPA modelling UpPCH shifting modelling MBMS modelling

Neighbour and Scrambling Code Planning


Manual and automatic multi-carrier neighbour planning Automatic scrambling code allocation supporting various allocation strategies Scrambling code allocation analysis Automatic carrier allocation

Traffic Modelling
Modelling of voice and data services Modelling of user equipment, user profiles and environment types Multi-service 2D & 3D traffic demand maps generated from multiple sources: vector, raster, and live traffic data

2G/TD-SCDMA Co-planning
Site sharing Simultaneous display and analysis of 2G and TD-SCDMA networks Inter-technology handover modelling

TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE Co-planning
Site sharing Simultaneous display and analysis of TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE networks Inter-technology handover modelling

Simulation and Analysis


TD-SCDMA Monte Carlo simulator including timeslot modelling, smart antenna modelling, and Dynamic Channel Allocation (DCA) modelling Generation of prediction plots, based on simulations or on user-defined per-timeslot cell load figures, including: - DL and UL Eb/Nt coverage - Required power - Effective service areas - Cell-to-cell interference - UpPCH interference - P-CCPCH pollution - Offered/required capacity per cell - DwPCH, UpPCH coverage - Baton handover - HSDPA prediction plots: CQI, RLC, MAC and application throughput per pixel - MBMS service area

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Automatic Frequency Planning (AFP)


Atoll includes a powerful and flexible GSM AFP module that is being used by a large number of operators worldwide. It is based on sophisticated optimisation techniques and includes advanced features such as combined automatic/interactive frequency planning and optimisation of TRX allocation vs. interference conditions. The Atoll GSM AFP module allows combining multiple interference matrices generated from predictions and real network data. Atoll also includes dedicated LTE, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi AFP modules that support technology-specific allocation features.

GSM AFP
Modelling of frequency bands, carrier layers, and border constraints Support for vendor equipment constraints/features Generation, import, edition, storage, and combination of interference matrices User-definable constraints and editable cost function Allocation of frequency hopping parameters (MAL, HSN, MAIO) Combined automatic/interactive frequency planning on map (IFP) Optimisation of TRX allocation vs. interference conditions BSIC planning Intermodulation interference reduction

WiMAX/Wi-Fi AFP
Full and fractional automatic frequency planning Interference-based frequency plan optimisation target (cost function) - Interference matrices - Neighbours, neighbours of neighbours, co-neighbours - Reuse distance User-definable constraints and editable cost function Generation, import, edition, storage, and use of interference matrices Support for multi-carrier and multi-band networks Automatic preamble index planning, downlink and uplink permbase planning

LTE AFP
Full and fractional automatic frequency planning Interference-based frequency plan optimisation target (cost function) - Interference matrices - Neighbours, neighbours of neighbours, co-neighbours - Reuse distance User-definable constraints and editable cost function Generation, import, edition, storage, and use of interference matrices Support for multi-carrier and multi-band networks Automatic physical cell ID planning considering PSS, SSS, RS, UL DMRS, and PCFICH collisions

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Automatic Cell Planning (ACP)

Atoll includes advanced multi-technology Automatic Cell Planning (ACP) modules implemented as integrated functions available from the standard Atoll user interface. All ACP data and results are stored in the Atoll project files and databases. The seamless integration of the radio planning and optimisation features provides a direct return on investment from using the Atoll ACP. Atoll ACP is available for GSM, UMTS, LTE, CDMA2000, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi. It supports combined GSM/UMTS/LTE and CDMA2000/LTE optimisation.

Optimisation Parameters
Antenna type Antenna height Antenna azimuth and tilt Transmit power Candidate site selection Automatic site placement for greenfield networks In-building multi-storey optimisation

Combined GSM/UMTS/LTE Optimisation


Combined GSM/UMTS/LTE optimisation objectives Multi-technology cost function Simultaneous display and analysis of GSM/UMTS/LTE optimisation results

Optimisation Objectives
Coverage Interference Capacity Service quality EMF (Electromagnetic Field) exposure

Combined CDMA2000/LTE Optimisation


Combined CDMA/LTE optimisation objectives Multi-technology cost function Simultaneous display and analysis of CDMA2000/LTE optimisation results

Optimisation Control
User-defined cost function including criteria weighting Parameter change vs. implementation cost optimisation Flexible multi-technology objective definition User-defined combination of clutter dependant and area dependant thresholds Combined multi-layer KPI optimisation using traffic maps

Optimisation Results
Implementation changes ranked by potential network improvement Complete set of prediction plots for change and improvement analysis Storage of multiple optimisation plans for simultaneous analysis

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About us
Forsk is an independent company providing radio planning and optimisation software solutions to the wireless industry since 1987. In 1997, Forsk released the first version of Atoll, its flagship radio planning software. Since then, Atoll has evolved to become a comprehensive radio planning and optimisation platform and, with more than 5000 installed licenses worldwide, has reached the leading position on the global market. Atoll combines engineering and automation functions that enable operators to smoothly and gradually implement SON processes within their organisation. Today, Forsk is a global supplier with over 300 customers in 100 countries and strategic partnerships with major players in the industry. Forsk distributes and supports Atoll directly from offices and technical support centres in France, USA, and China as well as through a worldwide network of distributors and partners.

Forsk at your side


Since the first release of Atoll, Forsk has been known for its capability to deliver tailored and turn-key radio planning and optimisation environments based on Atoll. To help operators streamline their radio planning and optimisation processes, Forsk provides a complete range of implementation services, including integration with existing IT infrastructure, automation, as well as data migration, installation, and training services. For more information check out the Services page at www.forsk.com

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Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32/64 bits) Microsoft Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server (32/64 bits)

Relational Database Management System

(not required for standalone configurations) Oracle 9i, 10g and 11g Microsoft SQL Server 2005 & 2008 Microsoft Access

Head Office
7, rue des Briquetiers 31700 Blagnac - France Tel: +33 562 747 210 Fax: +33 562 747 211

US Office
200 South Wacker Drive - Suite 3100 Chicago, IL 60606 - USA Tel: +1 312 674 4800 Fax: +1 312 674 4847

China Office
Suite 302, 3/F, West Tower, Jiadu Commercial Building, N.66 Jianzhong Road, Tianhe Hi-Tech Industrial Zone Guangzhou, 510665 P.R. of China Tel: +86 20 8553 8938 Fax: +86 20 8553 8285

www.forsk.com

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