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CONFIDENTIAL

Flow of Radio

Network Planning

ISSUE 4.0

RNP Staff Training Dept.

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CONFIDENTIAL Flow of Radio Network Planning ISSUE 4.0 RNP Staff Training Dept. HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.

Objectives

Objectives After this course, you will :  Know the flow of radio network planning 

After this course, you will

  • Know the flow of radio network planning

  • Grasp the key parts of the stages of radio network planning

  • Make the radio network planning be more standard and controllable

Objectives After this course, you will :  Know the flow of radio network planning 
Objectives After this course, you will :  Know the flow of radio network planning 

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Objectives After this course, you will :  Know the flow of radio network planning 

Procedure of Mobile Network Construction

Implementation Network Planning Target
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Procedure of Mobile Network Construction Implementation Network Planning Target HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Network Optimization Huawei

RNP&O Service

  • There are four phases during network lifecycle: Pre-Bidding, Bidding, Implementation, Maintenance

  • The RNP&O services are present throughout the network lifecycle, divided by four parts: Scheme Traction, Radio Network Planning (including Nominal Planning, Site Selection, Detail Planning), Radio Networking Optimization (including Initial Tuning, Network Performance Improvement), On-going

Pre- Implementation Maintenance Bidding Bidding Scheme Traction Nominal planning RNP&RNO On-going
Pre-
Implementation
Maintenance
Bidding
Bidding
Scheme Traction
Nominal planning
RNP&RNO
On-going

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RNP&O Service  There are four phases during network lifecycle: Pre-Bidding, Bidding, Implementation, Maintenance  The

Nominal Planning Procedure (bidding)

Open bidding
Open bidding
Bidding invitation Customer Traction Tender documents acquire and project kick off
Bidding invitation
Customer
Traction
Tender documents acquire
and project kick off

CW Test

Propagation Model Tuning

Network Dimensioning

RF Survey

Spectrum Test

Simulation

 

RNP Service compulsory

 

RNP Service

optional

Nominal Planning Procedure (bidding) Open bidding Bidding invitation Customer Traction Tender documents acquire and project kick

Information collection Customer Requirement Analysis

RNP Technical Proposal
RNP Technical Proposal

Performance Promise (KPI)

SOC Reply

Scheme Clarification

Nominal Planning Procedure (bidding) Open bidding Bidding invitation Customer Traction Tender documents acquire and project kick

Bidding

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Nominal Planning Procedure (bidding) Open bidding Bidding invitation Customer Traction Tender documents acquire and project kick

Nominal Planning Procedure (implementation)

Project Kick Off
Project Kick Off
Site Selection
Site Selection

RNP Information Collection

Requirement Analysis

For detail, please refer to the appendix RNP

FLOW

RNP scheme and risk estimation

CW Test

Propagation Model Tuning

Network Dimensioning

RF Survey

Spectrum Test

Simulation

Radio Network Pre-planning Report

implementation
implementation
Key Points: RNP scheme and Risk Estimation Report, Pre-planning Report
Key Points: RNP scheme and Risk Estimation Report, Pre-planning Report

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Nominal Planning Procedure (implementation) Project Kick Off Site Selection RNP Information Collection Requirement Analysis For detail,

Nominal Planning Procedure

Information

Collection

Nominal Planning Procedure Information Collection CW Test Site Selection Spectrum Test Propagatio n Model Tuning HUAWEI
CW Test Site Selection Spectrum Test
CW Test
Site Selection
Spectrum Test
Nominal Planning Procedure Information Collection CW Test Site Selection Spectrum Test Propagatio n Model Tuning HUAWEI
Nominal Planning Procedure Information Collection CW Test Site Selection Spectrum Test Propagatio n Model Tuning HUAWEI

Propagatio n Model

Tuning

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Nominal Planning Procedure Information Collection CW Test Site Selection Spectrum Test Propagatio n Model Tuning HUAWEI

Nominal Planning Procedure

Information Collection

Collects the detailed information about the network to meet the requirements of network dimensioning and simulation.
Collects the detailed information about the network to meet
the requirements of network dimensioning and simulation. It
is a basis to get a perfect planning result.
Attention:
Try to get more information from the
MI
Network Planning Information
marketing and pre-sales before the
The project pre-sales documents
Output
Collection CHECKLIST
project is kick off
The information about the
destination areas
Confirm the information and make sure
The target of network construction
Former optimization report
it is correct. We can have a repeated
Phase plan of network and scale of
The network configuration
discussion with the customers.
network construction
information
Available sites and frequencies
The VIP users should gain more
Former drive test analysis
owned by the customers
Former network traffic
attention.
Digital map
analysis
MapInfo format map
User complaint analysis
VIP user survey
Related references
For expansion, move or change,
the collected information includes

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Nominal Planning Procedure  Information Collection Collects the detailed information about the network to meet the

Nominal Planning Procedure

Scheme Output and Risk Analysis (PM focus)

Nominal Planning Procedure  Scheme Output and Risk Analysis (PM focus) According to the collection and
According to the collection and analysis of the information, output the RNP Scheme
According to the collection and analysis of the information, output
the RNP Scheme
 Project background analysis RNP SCHEME REPORT  Network deployment analysis Output  the network Acceptance
Project background analysis
RNP SCHEME REPORT
Network deployment analysis
Output
the network Acceptance Test
and RISK ANALYSIS REPORT
Attention:
Requirement (KPI) analysis
The analysis to the
PM must focus on the technology
competitors
risk, including the network
Resource Requirement
deployment, the KPI requirement,
analysis
Sub-contract strategy analysis
and the PAC requirement.
Are the risks related to the PAC?

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Nominal Planning Procedure  Scheme Output and Risk Analysis (PM focus) According to the collection and

Nominal Planning Procedure

  • CW Test and Propagation Model Tuning (Optional)

Nominal Planning Procedure  CW Test and Propagation Model Tuning (Optional) The Propagation model is the

The Propagation model is the basis of the network planning. Whether the model is

effectual or not affects the planning result, and it also decides whether we can meet the

requirement with economic and proper investment.

• PROPAGATION MODEL  Propagation scene Output TUNING REPORT classification Attention:  Representative test  For
• PROPAGATION MODEL
Propagation scene
Output
TUNING REPORT
classification
Attention:
Representative test
For years’ development, the company
location selection
has a model library. It is recommended to
Preparation of the testing
obtain the model from the model library.
For the requirement from the customers,
instruments and software
we can choose the typical area and have a
The related reference
CW test. The model Tuning is base on the
test result.

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Nominal Planning Procedure  CW Test and Propagation Model Tuning (Optional) The Propagation model is the

Nominal Planning Procedure

  • Radio Network Dimensioning

Through the dimensioning, we can perform a quantitative analysis and get the construction scale for the
Through the dimensioning, we can perform a quantitative analysis and
get the construction scale for the network. Thus, the construction period, as
well as the cost budget is worked out.
Attention:
Scenes classification, and the
• Link budget result
• If the customer can not provide the input parameters,
• Works out final result based
Propagation Model confirm
refer to the company planning principle to provide a set of
Output
on the capacity and coverage
recommended values and submit to the customer for
The Coverage, Capacity,
• NETWORK DIMENSIONING
confirmation.
REPORT
Quality for each scenes
• For the improper input parameters, consult with the
Traffic model and service
customers. Besides, notify to the project team and the
model
result need to be gone through.
Other related parameters
Dimensioning tool software
Related references
Key points:
Network input parameters, RND documents and the result.
THE RADIO NETWORK DIMENSIONING REPORT
should be reviewed before it is submit to the customer.

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Nominal Planning Procedure  Radio Network Dimensioning Through the dimensioning, we can perform a quantitative analysis

Nominal Planning Procedure

  • RF Survey (optional)

To have a survey for each candidate site. Collect RNP and environment Information and confirm whether
To have a survey for each candidate site. Collect RNP and environment
Information and confirm whether the site spot meet the requirements or not.
Attention:
Topology map
• For the matching site spots, record and confirm the
of the network base stations
engineering parameters; for the ones unsuited, give
ENGINEERINGPARAMETER
the replacing suggestion and perform the simulation
Survey equipments
TABLE
• All the site spots which are failed to be survey by
customers’ cause should be recorded in the survey
RF SURVEY REPORT
Related references
memo.
On site survey table
• For co-site RF survey, enough independence should
SURVEY MEMO
be considered.
• RF survey factors
Key points to be monitors:
The following needed to be reviewed: Engineering parameters table,
base station topology, and antenna feeders selection.
spot-check the survey result.
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Nominal Planning Procedure

  • Spectrum Test (Optional)

To make sure that the occupied spectrum is available, we can have a to spectrum test
To make sure that the occupied spectrum is available, we can have a to spectrum
test on site. Generally, the test can be performed during the survey.
Attention:
• For large-scale trail network, spot-check is
• The test instruments
acceptable considering the workload.
•EM INTERFERENCE TEST TABLE
and fittings
• Drive Test should be taken for the downlink band
•EM BACKGROUND TEST REPORT
• Related reference
Output

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Nominal Planning Procedure  Spectrum Test (Optional) To make sure that the occupied spectrum is available,

Nominal Planning Procedure

  • Simulation

Nominal Planning Procedure  Simulation Simulation should be performed after survey based on the survey result.

Simulation should be performed after survey based on the survey result. The

simulation is a process keep adjusting the planning configuration to meet the

requirement of the customers.

Attention: • If the site’s situation do not meet the  ENGINEERING PARAMETERS TABLE requirements, judgment
Attention:
• If the site’s situation do not meet the
ENGINEERING PARAMETERS TABLE
requirements, judgment should be taken to
Propagation Model
determine whether to select a new site or not.
Parameters required in the simulation
• If the simulation result does not meet the
Simulation software
requirement. Survey and simulation should be
reworked until the target was fulfilled. Then,
Digital map
we can output the NETWORK SIMULATION
Related references
REPORT.
XXX Project Network Simulation Report
XXX Project Network Simulation Report

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Nominal Planning Procedure  Simulation Simulation should be performed after survey based on the survey result.

Nominal Planning Procedure

  • RNP Pre-planning Report

Integrating the previous information collection, network dimensioning, RF survey, and simulation, to summarize the result and
Integrating the previous information collection, network dimensioning, RF survey, and
simulation, to summarize the result and output the NETWORK PRE-PLANNING
REPORT.
Attention:
• The Preliminary Planning Report after
Template of the network
review must be submitted to the Marketing
pre-planning report
Dep. of the regional office for improvement
Import information for
before it is submitted to the customer.
the network planning
NETWORK DIMENSIONING
• Submit the simulation result as soon as
XXX Project Network Pre-planning Report
REPORT
possible to promote the progress of the
Network Pre-planning Scheme
RF SURVEY REPORT
project.
Input
SIMULATION REPORT
and Review Self-Checking
Key Point:
Pre-planning result and pre-planning report review

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Nominal Planning Procedure  RNP Pre-planning Report Integrating the previous information collection, network dimensioning, RF survey,

Site Selection Procedure

Information

Collection

Nominal Planning Procedure
Nominal Planning
Procedure

Site

Searching

RF Survey

Simulation

Implementation

Site Selection Procedure
Site Selection
Procedure

Site

Evaluation

Engineering Parameters

Site Selection Procedure Information Collection Nominal Planning Procedure Site Searching RF Survey Simulation Implementation Site Selection

Key point

The cooperation of RF survey, MW survey, and site design survey

  • RF Survey Report, Site Evaluation Report, Engineering Parameters Table

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Site Selection Procedure Information Collection Nominal Planning Procedure Site Searching RF Survey Simulation Implementation Site Selection

Detail Planning Procedure

Site Selection
Site Selection
Equipment Installation
Equipment
Installation

Information

Collection

Frequency/PN/

Scrambling Code Design

Neighbor Planning

LAC Planning

Cell Parameters Design

System Parameters Design

Radio Network Planning Proposal

Create the parameters

running script or DBF

Implementation
Implementation

Key Points

  • The Radio Network Planning Proposal must be evaluated internally,

and be confirmed by the customers

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Detail Planning Procedure Site Selection Equipment Installation Information Collection Frequency/PN/ Scrambling Code Design Neighbor Planning LAC

Detail Planning Procedure

  • Parameters Design

Set the single cell into a connected network and guide the later implementation Attention:  NETWORK
Set the single cell into a connected network and guide the later
implementation
Attention:
NETWORK PRE-PLANNING REPORT
• The rules for cell numbering, frequency
ENGINEERING PARAMETERS TABLE
reuse, and code planning.
NETWORK PLANNING
• For the GSM network, the cooperation of the
INFORMATION COLLECTION
dual band.
TABLE
• For the network supports both 2G and 3G,
DEFAULT PARAMETER
focus on the cooperation of inter-operation of
COMPARISON TABLE
different system parameters
CELL PARAMETER DESIGN
Related References
REPORT or NETWORK
DESIGN REPORT
The cell parameters include the following:

LAC, RAC/RNC Area, Neighbor Cell List, Frequency/PN/Scrambling Code,

Power Distribution, Handover and Access Parameters

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Detail Planning Procedure  Parameters Design Set the single cell into a connected network and guide

Detail Planning Procedure

  • Make the parameters running script and DBF

Make the parameter running script or DBF files according to the parameters design result. Attention: •
Make the parameter running script or DBF files according to the parameters design
result.
Attention:
The DBF file or the
script file must be
• CELL PARAMETERS DESIGN
consistent with the
REPORT or NETWORK PLANNING
network planning result
DBF file or the script file
DESIGN REPORT

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Detail Planning Procedure  Make the parameters running script and DBF Make the parameter running script

Detail Planning Procedure

  • Radio Network Planning Proposal

Integrate the network pre-planning report and the cell parameter design report, output the

RADIO NETWORK PLANNING PROPOSAL and submit to the regional office and TS for review,

Detail Planning Procedure  Radio Network Planning Proposal Integrate the network pre-planning report and the cell
and then have a presentation to the customer. Attention: • RADIO NETWORK • The planning rule
and then have a presentation to the customer.
Attention:
• RADIO NETWORK
• The planning rule of all parameters
PLANNING PROPOSAL
must be embodied in the Planning
• RADIO NETWORK PRE-PLANNING REPORT
• NETWORK PLANNING SCHEME
Scheme for the convenience of others,
• CELL PARAMETER DESIGN REPORT
and it is help to guide the later network
• NETWORK PLANNING SCHEME
optimization.
COMMUNICATION REPORT
Key points: To review the Planning Proposal and planning scheme
Key points:
To review the Planning Proposal and planning scheme

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Detail Planning Procedure  Radio Network Planning Proposal Integrate the network pre-planning report and the cell

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