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ALFOplus Series

Microwave Radio for Point-to-Point
applications

High Capacity IP Full Outdoor

GENERAL INDEX
ABBREVIATIONS........................................................................................................................................................... 4

HIGH CAPACITY IP FULL OUTDOOR SOLUTION ........................................................................................................... 5

ALFOplus ...................................................................................................................................................................... 5
Main characteristics ................................................................................................................................................ 5
Configurations ......................................................................................................................................................... 5

ACM Adaptive Code Modulation................................................................................................................................. 6
Traffic classification ................................................................................................................................................. 6
Link Quality measurement ...................................................................................................................................... 7
Throughput .............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Ethernet features ........................................................................................................................................................ 8
Ethernet Interface characteristics ........................................................................................................................... 8
Enhanced Ethernet Characteristics ......................................................................................................................... 8
Ethernet Resiliency .................................................................................................................................................. 9
QoS management .................................................................................................................................................... 9
Layer2 priorities ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
SYNCRONIZATIONS ................................................................................................................................................ 11
IEEE 802.1Q VLANs ................................................................................................................................................ 13

Header compression ................................................................................................................................................. 13

Management System ................................................................................................................................................ 16
TMN Protocols ....................................................................................................................................................... 16
Management Functionalities................................................................................................................................. 16
Management Software.......................................................................................................................................... 17

Mechanical Layout .................................................................................................................................................... 18

Technical Characteristics ........................................................................................................................................... 19
Physical Dimensions of system components......................................................................................................... 19
Weight ................................................................................................................................................................... 19
Power supply ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
Power Consumption (W) ....................................................................................................................................... 19
Environmental conditions ..................................................................................................................................... 20

Annex 1 ...................................................................................................................................................................... 21

Frequently requested standards compliancies ......................................................................................................... 25
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ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor
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7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.0. No part of this document may be copied. Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Further. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.A.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.p. whether wholly or in part.1. All rights reserved.A. Proprietary and Confidential. . 3 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.p.A.ALFOplus.

The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.1. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. No part of this document may be copied.ABBREVIATIONS • ACM Adaptive Code Modulation • CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check • DCN Data Communication Network • DSCP Different Service Code Point • ETH` Ethernet • FEC Forward Error Corrector • IDU Indoor Unit • IP Internet Protocol • IPV4 – IPV6 Internet Protocol Version 4 and Version 6 • LAN Local Area network • LCT Local Craft Terminal • MAC Media Access Control • MDI Medium Dependent Interface • MDIX Medium Dependent Interface Crossover • MSE Mean Square Error • NE Network Element • NMS Network Management System • NMS5UX/LX SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Network Management System • ODU Outdoor Unit • QAM Quadrature Amplitude Modulation • QoS Quality of Service • SCT Subnetwork Craft Terminal • SNMP Simple Network Protocol Management • SW Software • TMN Telecommunication Management Network • ToS Type of Service • VLAN Virtual Local Area Network Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. whether wholly or in part. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.A. Proprietary and Confidential. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.p.p.A.0.A. Further. 4 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.p.ALFOplus. . All rights reserved.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.

p. .A. The ALFOplus equipment provides scalable data rates from 20Mbps up to 1Gbps and header compression feature in a single platform across the full range of licensed frequency bands.HIGH CAPACITY IP FULL OUTDOOR SOLUTION ALFOplus ALFOplus is the SIAE MICROELETTRONICA solution for full outdoor applications.ALFOplus. Main characteristics • 2 x GE interfaces 2x100/1000baseT or Mixed with 1x1000baseX • One auxiliary connector for: o Power supply injection o Local Access and RSSI indication • Synchronous Ethernet support • POE plus compatible • In-band management • ACM Adaptive Code and Modulation upto 1024QAM Configurations Unprotected 1+1 2x(1+0) Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Further. Proprietary and Confidential. 5 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. No part of this document may be copied. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. ALFOplus provides a full set of Ethernet features and advanced switching capabilities to meet all the future network’s high-capacity compact full-outdoor and cost effective requirements.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. All rights reserved.0.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. XPIC and 112 MHz Dual carrier available in an enhanced hardware version. It includes a full featured IP only radio engine.A.1. It is natural evolution of already-deployed ALFO series and it includes a E-band version ALFO80 (2.5Gbps) version not described in this document.p. whether wholly or in part. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.A. from 6 GHz to 42 GHz bands and software selectable 7/14/28/40/56MHz Channels.

6 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A. . Figure 1 . moving from higher modulation downward. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. lowest modulation . 10 ACM profiles are available for automatic changes in accordance with the link condition and selected parameters (highest modulation . No part of this document may be copied.A.etc).p. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. system gain and link availability while maintaining same constellation type just changing on-fly the ratio between payload bits and protection bits in the FEC corrector . the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. All rights reserved.p.A. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. ACM togheter with QoS fits perfectly with modern networks requirements in order to ensure the high priority traffic to be never dropped even in the worst link conditions.ALFOplus ACM profiles Traffic classification The adaptive modulation entails a change in the available bandwidth with regard to the modulation scheme that is used and as a consequence. Proprietary and Confidential. Further.4QAMs). in case of TDM native transport (not applicable for ALFOplus). Note that ACM works independently for uplink and downlink and it is able to protect against fading up to 100db per second. ACM includes all the possible modulation schemes (4QAM to 1024QAM) and provides 3 additional different profiles (with different FEC rate coded for existing modulation schemes called 256QAMs . whether wholly or in part. Those new additional ACM profiles maximize throughput. ACM is obviously hitless in order to avoid any kind of retransmissions for TCP/IP session or .sleep/ syncloss. the decreasing of the traffic capacity.16QAMs .ALFOplus.0. power mode etc. masks .1. This unique set of profiles allows achieve –at the same time– higher capacity in good propagation conditions and really higher strength with tough conditions. ACM is available in all the protected configurations (HSBY/SD/FD and XPIC).7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. The possibility to classify the traffic allows to decide what traffic to transport according to the available Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.ACM Adaptive Code Modulation SIAE MICROELETTRONICA implements MSE based Adaptive Code and Modulation in all channel bandwidths.p.

7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. RTP. Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA solutions have eight traffic switch queues –through which all possible priority classes can be managed– with user configurable quality management.A.A. Multiple s-Tags . reprinted or reproduced in any material form. . MACinMAC . the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. IPv6.p.p. Further. Radio Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 128/142 bytes input traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 30 40 60 79 91 113 134 156 177 200 14 MHz 60 81 121 157 182 226 269 312 355 400 28 MHz 121 163 243 316 366 453 540 627 710 790 56 MHz 242 325 486 631 733 907 999 1000 1000 1000 For a complete description of the Header compressor please refer to Header Compression chapter. multiple MPLS lables. bandwidth. whether wholly or in part. in the following table different throughput values will be specified for each configuration. according to IPv4 TOS or IPv6 TC and to MPLS “Exp bits”. 7 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. For example if the modulation is reduced from 128QAM to 4QAM all traffic exceeding 4QAM capacity cannot be carried anymore. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.1.A. Link Quality measurement In order to trigger a modulation change some switching criteria must be implemented. Throughput Throughput is defined according to paragraph 26. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA systems are also able to classify them. For Header Compressor working in different scenarios and for the net throughput please refer to Annex 1 tables.ALFOplus. All rights reserved. Below the maximum Throughput calculated with massive Header compressor action in following multiprotocol scenario: C-Tag. Throughput depends on configuration and capacity.1 of RFC2544.1p Layer2 tag. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA solutions are based on MSE measurements that allow the system a fastest react to any source of degradation. even before FEC detecting/correcting errors. UDP. This allows real time and high priority traffic to be always transmitted. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. No part of this document may be copied. Proprietary and Confidential.p.0. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA implementation manages ETH traffic as follows: • ETH packets are usually classified according to 802.

7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. • IEEE 802.3x (full-duplex operation) and Back Pressure (half-duplex operation) to prevent packet loss during traffic peak. • Layer 2 Flow Control / Back Pressure SIAE MICROELETTRONICA implements flow control based on IEEE 802. No part of this document may be copied.ALFOplus. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. A CRC is added to prevent wrong packets being forwarded.1. 8 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. • Hard limiting or WRED algorithms (software selectable) • Enhanced Ethernet prioritization based on MPLS “Exp bits” • Selective QinQ based on VLAN and 802.A. Ethernet Interface characteristics The ALFOplus implements a multi-port store-and-forward Layer2 Switch. All rights reserved. whether wholly or in part. The embedded Switch supports the following Layer2 functionalities: • MAC switching • MAC Address learning and ageing • Auto negotiation • MDI/MDIX crossover Automatic MDI/MDIX crossover is supported. Proprietary and Confidential.1p priority Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.p.p.1731 ETH OAM / IEEE 802.A.A. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. it allows NIC-to-SWITCH and SWITCH-to-SWITCH connection regardless of cable type (straight-through or crossover).0. Further.1q VLANs and VLAN stacking (Q in Q) • Quality of Service • ITU-T Y. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.1ag Enhanced Ethernet Characteristics • Bandwidth profiling o Bandwidth limiting per VLAN o Bandwidth limiting per priority.Ethernet features SIAE MICROELETTRONICA ALFOplus maps Ethernet straight into the radio frames (Native IP). . this approach provides a point-to-point unacknowledged connectionless service over the radio channel.p.

In particular. • VLAN rewriting (Radio side) • 8 queues Ethernet scheduler towards radio interface (different queue sizes options) • Dedicated and optimized 1588v2 queue • Layer 2 and layer 1 link aggregation • ERP • Ciphering based on AES 256bit(optional) • Selective RMON on VLAN basis • G.p. All rights reserved. 9 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.0. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. ELP .A.1ax-2008 or 802.Ethernet Link Protection . the basic function of STP is to prevent bridge loops and ensuing broadcast radiation.Ethernet Ring Protection is a ITU-T under G.p.3ad) designed for using multiple media in parallel to increase the link speed beyond the limits of any one single medium and increase the redundancy for higher availability ERP .Link Aggregation – is a recommendation (802. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.p. as follows: • Improving loss characteristics • Avoiding and managing network congestion Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Thus. Further.Peak Input Rate Limiting .Link Loss Forwarding PIRL . QoS feature provides an improved and more predictable network services.8032 Recommendation and provide sub-50ms protection and recovery switching for Ethernet traffic in a ring topology and at the same time ensuring that there are no loops formed at the Ethernet layer. No part of this document may be copied. QoS management QoS refers to the ability of a network device to provide improved services to selected network traffic over various underlying technologies. .Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol . including Ethernet and wireless LANs.8032v2 supports multiple rings/ladder topology.A.1. Proprietary and Confidential.ELP is used to protect the network from Ethernet link failures in various network topologies and application LAG .In order to control the traffic flows incoming the equipment and thus the network. G.8264 (“Distribution of timing information through packet networks ”) support Ethernet Resiliency LLF . without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.8032v1 supported a single ring topology and G.ALFOplus. whether wholly or in part.is a link layer network protocol that ensures a loop-free topology for any bridged LAN. this access limitation/control policies is introduced with a “leaky bucket architecture” RSTP .7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.

whether wholly or in part. .ALFOplus.A. 802.1Q) • Layer2 priority bits (802.1p priority levels Traffic type Used queue 0 Best Effort 0 1 Background 1 2 NOT DEFINED 2 3 Excellent Effort 3 4 Controlled Load 4 5 Video ( latency ≤ 100 mS ) 5 6 Voice ( latency ≤ 10 mS ) 6 7 Network Control 7 8* 1588v2 and Sync Dedicated queue Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.A.1P QoS) • Layer3 priorities IPv4 (ToS or DSCP) or IPv6 (TC) • Frame prioritization based on MPLS “EXP bits” Layer2 priorities Priority queues are introduced on switches output ports. 10 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be copied.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.0.p.A. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. 802. Further. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. mapped onto 8 output queues.p. Proprietary and Confidential. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. • Prioritizing services to different kinds of network traffic • Optimization for packet delay variation (PDV) • Setting traffic priorities end-to-end QoS is implemented in SIAE MICROELETTRONICA products in a multilevel approach: • VLAN per port • Layer2 VLAN identifiers (802.1.1p describes 8 priority levels.p. A typical mapping scheme is shown below.

reprinted or reproduced in any material form.A.p.p.A.8261 at least for a single port in order to propagate the timing on the physical layer in a chain topology. In that kind of “ all packet scenario” Synchronous Ethernet and PTP(typically 1588v2) protocols became to be key solutions.ALFOplus. whether wholly or in part. A flat.all IP LTE network (in FDD or TDD flavor doesn’t metter) requires a new approach in order to archive time/freq distribution. Note that all the network elements must comply with ITU G. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.8261. Two targets can be aim in order to archive synchronization :Frequency Lock and/or Phase lock Frequency Lock and Phase lock are applicable respectively to GSM/UMTS-FDD networks (50ppb accuracy) and CDMA/UMTS-TDD (sub 20 ppb accuracy and max 3milli secs phase discrepancy) Upto now a TDM circuit was always present in the network so that synchronization distribution was always carried by a E1 or a STM1 chain from CORE to BTS/NODEB according with performance requested. PTP Precision Time Protocol PTP is a message based protocol able to distributes accurate time and frequency over packet based network: synchronization is achieved using a series of messages transactions between master(s) and slaves elements. but it could be compensating using accurate SSU filtering.A. All rights reserved. 11 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. This method implements a synchronization based on TDM paradigm (even applied to a Ethernet port) and it offers a synchronization quality comparable with a E1 synchronization in a GSM/UMTS network. Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.p.Two scheduling algorithms are available in SIAE MICROELETTRONICA equipment: strict priority or weighted scheduling WFQ (SW selectable). • Strict Priority means that Higher priority queues are emptied first • Weighted scheduling (WFQ) means that queues are served proportionally to their configurable weights (from 1 to 100) • Mixed Strict Priority and WFQ SYNCRONIZATIONS Modern telecommunication networks need to be efficiently synchronized before to be ready to transport payload traffic. . Proprietary and Confidential.1.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Further. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. No part of this document may be copied. SYNCHRONOUS ETHERNET Synchronous Ethernet or SynceE delivers clocks directly on physical layers according to standardized ITU G. SyncE can accumulate jitter.0.

in order to comply with requirements of LTE networks. .ALFOplus. PDV (Packet Delay Variation) and congestions condition. Proprietary and Confidential.PTP performs functions as measures path delay and switch residence time then distributes time informations. Basically time tagged packets are generated by a master source reference(GPS or Controlled oscillator based device) and received by slave nodes to be synchronize (ex ENodeB). A typical mapping queues scheme is modify as shown below adding a new queue to manage those packets 802. ALFOplus synchronization Methods ALFOplus supports Synchronous Ethernet in both electrical and optical ports for Frequency distribution. All rights reserved.0. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.1. whether wholly or in part. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. 1588 v2packets can be switched in that controlled and optimized path by automatic packet recognition OR according to VLAN ID assignments.p..p.A. This path is optimized and strictly controlled in terms of absolute delay and delay variation (PDV) as requested by the demanding PTP protocol. Further.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. To be noted that phase synchronization is sensitive to the network behavior and the accuracy depends on the clock recovery algorithm. 12 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. No part of this document may be copied. implements a dedicated high priority path able to accept and forward 1588v2 packet s efficiently .A.1p priority levels Traffic type Used queue 0 Best Effort 0 1 Background 1 2 NOT DEFINED 2 3 Excellent Effort 3 4 Controlled Load 4 5 Video ( latency ≤ 100 mS ) 5 6 Voice ( latency ≤ 10 mS ) 6 7 Network Control 7 8* 1588v2 and Sync Dedicated queue Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Additionally.A.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA radio systems supports the VLAN stacking.p. A packet belongs to a particular VLAN.A. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. It is a mix of previous ones. it is possible to add a new IEEE 802.5. at egress side it is possible to remove such additional VLAN tag.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. In the following figure. VLANs can be activated in three different ways: • Based on Port.1Q TAG with an ID depending from the port. L2.1Q TAG.1Q compliant – i. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA products support VLAN stacking (QinQ). without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. • Based on IEEE 802. Locally configured tagged frames are managed according IEEE 802. • Hybrid.ALFOplus.1Q TAG. VLAN stacking (also named QinQ) is a feature that allows an Ethernet frame to include more than one IEEE 802.IEEE 802. All rights reserved. Once a packet comes into the radio. Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. This means that if input traffic is 802. The scope of VLAN staking is to differentiate the traffic at different levels when the packets must cross networks managed by different entities.A.1Q VLANs Virtual LAN (VLAN) support is the ability to logically break a LAN into a few smaller LANs and prevent data from flowing between the sub-LANs. No part of this document may be copied.1. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA equipment can also be configured to add a VLAN tag (VD and user priority) to untagged traffic. all others follow port rules. supported Header Compression protocol and various compression rates are reported.e. depending on the local port ID. VLANs are implemented – it is possible to create other VLAN inserting 4 additional bytes in Ethernet header for traffic switching and QoS purposes. This means that each packet received on a specific port will be forwarded only to the ports belonging to the same VLAN.0. Proprietary and Confidential. defined by the VID (VLAN Identifier) TAG content. in relation with packet sizes compressed protocol stacks. A packet belongs to a particular VLAN. making transport totally transparent. .A. Header compression SIAE MICROELETTRONICA has developed a two level header compressor that is able to hash L2.p. whether wholly or in part. Further. from VLAN or type of service. protocols stacks and packet size. Of course. depending on payload. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. L3 and L4 header’s protocols and thus massively increase the available radio throughput.1Q TAG. depending on its VLAN ID.p. 13 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. The packet compression gain provided is from 3% up to 200% .

whether wholly or in part. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.A.1. All rights reserved.A.p.0.p.p. . 14 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. Proprietary and Confidential.ALFOplus. No part of this document may be copied. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.A. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Figure 2 .(Ethernet + MPLS + IP/UDP + RTP/GTP) • Deep/IP tunneling compression (1st stage + 2nd stage): Two levels packet compression (Ethernet + MPLS + IP/UDP + RTP/GTP with additional IPv4/IPv6 tunneling) Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Further.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.Layers involved in the Header compression process Two stages of compression are possible: • Basic compression (1st stage): Single layer packet compression.

reprinted or reproduced in any material form. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Proprietary and Confidential. Figure 3 . .ALFOplus. Further.A.Relation between packets size and compression ratio Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. 15 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A.0.1.p.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.A.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. whether wholly or in part. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be copied.p.

events.p. set-up of loop-backs.811. configuration of ALFOplus parameters. etc. . Proprietary and Confidential. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. time. software release management and software download) • Performance management and monitoring relevant to G.e.812 and G. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.e. The implementation of standard communication protocol stacks in conjunction with industry-standard interfaces (as depicted in the following figures) enables equipment connection to any IP based DCN.A.e. date. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. All rights reserved. severity.Management System TMN Protocols ALFOplus allows local and remote management thanks to an embedded SNMP agent and WebBrowser. All ports previously described can be logically connected through Full IP protocol stack. etc. When implementing the IP stack. Layer1 to Layer3 are compliant with recommendations ITU-T Q.0. whether wholly or in part.784.A. manual forcing of 1+1 switches. mapping of relay alarms and user inputs. Network Element multi-level access according to Operator’s rights) Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.ALFOplus Protocol Stack Management Functionalities The management functionalities implemented at NE level are: • Fault management (alarms.) • Configuration and Test Management (i. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.p.p.1. Figure 4 .ALFOplus. • Security Management (i.) • Software management (i. Q.828 parameters. Further.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. No part of this document may be copied. 16 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A.

NEs (MS Windows® OS) • NMS5-LX (Element Manager) for centralized management of medium networks with up to 5. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.Management Software In order to satisfy the requirements of local and centralized management. 17 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A.1.A. .p. Proprietary and Confidential. Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. No part of this document may be copied. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. All rights reserved.ALFOplus.p.A.000 Network Elements per server (HP Unix OS) • Web LCT for maintenance and line-up activities (MS Windows® OS & Adobe flash) accessible via Browser For a more detailed description of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA supervision software platforms. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.000 Network Elements per server (Linux OS) • NMS5-UX (Element Manager) for centralized management of large networks with up to 10. please refer to the specific product literature. whether wholly or in part. SIAE MICROELETTRONICA has developed the following software/platforms/systems: • SCT (Subnetwork Craft Terminal) for centralized management of up to 100 Network Elements .0.p.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Further.

.A.Mechanical Layout Integrated antenna solutions Figure 5 .1. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. No part of this document may be copied. All rights reserved.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. 18 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.ALFOplus with integral antenna in 1+0 and 1+1 configuration Not integrated antenna solutions Figure 6 .ALFOplus with not integrated antenna solution in 1+0 and 1+1 configurations Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.p.0. whether wholly or in part. Proprietary and Confidential.A.p.A. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.ALFOplus. Further. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.ALFOplus with integral antenna in 1+0 and 1+1 configurations Figure .p.

All rights reserved.A.1.2 ALFOplus 1+1 13. . 19 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.0.A.A.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. No part of this document may be copied. Further.p.6 Vdc According to ETSI EN300132-2 Power Consumption (W) Configuration ALFOplus 1+0 Radio Terminal ≤ 35 1+1 Radio Terminal ≤ 70 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.8 ÷ -57.p. whether wholly or in part.ALFOplus. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. Proprietary and Confidential. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.p. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.Technical Characteristics Physical Dimensions of system components System Version Width (mm) Height (mm) Depth (mm) ALFOplus 1+0 254 254 154 ALFOplus 1+1 358 254 296 Weight System Version Weight(Kg) ALFOplus 1+0 4.3 Power supply Range -40.

p. All rights reserved.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. No part of this document may be copied. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.Environmental conditions Environmental Conditions Range Protection Class for ODU IP65 Wind load ≤ 200 km/h Surge and lightning protection according to ETSI EN 301 489 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Proprietary and Confidential. whether wholly or in part.p.A. 20 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. Further.ALFOplus.1. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S.A. .A.0.p.

ALFOplus. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be copied.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. 21 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. whether wholly or in part.0. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. . Further.p.Annex 1 This Annex is dedicated to show the ALFOplus throughput in different scenarios and the related compressor efficiency according to the different traffic transported protocols.p.1. In this case Header Compressor works as a “relaxed environment” using only a single layer compressing process.A.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. Proprietary and Confidential. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. SCENARIO 1: The tables show the benefit of Header Compression in a scenario where traffic is transported using the following protocol stack: C-TAG + S-TAGs with IPv4 traffic in UDP sessions G729. Max Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 64/72 bytes traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 17 23 34 44 51 63 75 94 100 112 14MHz 34 46 69 89 103 128 152 190 202 226 28MHz 69 92 138 179 208 257 307 383 406 455 40 MHz 97 131 194 251 291 360 429 537 571 640 56MHz 137 185 276 358 416 514 613 765 811 910 Max Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 128 bytes traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 12 16 24 31 36 45 53 67 71 79 14MHz 24 33 49 63 73 91 108 135 143 160 28MHz 49 65 98 127 147 182 217 271 288 323 40 MHz 69 91 137 177 206 257 303 383 406 451 56MHz 97 131 195 254 295 365 435 543 575 645 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.A.A.

Max Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 512 bytes traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 9 12 18 23 27 33 40 50 52 59 14MHz 18 24 36 47 55 67 80 100 106 119 28MHz 36 49 73 94 110 136 162 202 214 240 40 MHz 51 69 103 131 154 189 229 286 297 337 56MHz 72 97 145 189 219 271 323 403 428 480 Max Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 1518 bytes traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 8 11 17 22 25 31 37 47 49 55 14MHz 17 23 34 44 51 63 75 94 100 112 28MHz 34 46 68 89 103 127 152 189 201 225 40 MHz 46 63 97 126 143 177 211 269 280 314 56MHz 68 91 136 177 206 255 304 379 402 450 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B. Further. Proprietary and Confidential.A.p. .p. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. All rights reserved. 22 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.ALFOplus. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. No part of this document may be copied.A. whether wholly or in part.1.0.p.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.A.

whether wholly or in part.ALFOplus. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.p. All rights reserved. Further. IPv4.0. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person. No part of this document may be copied.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. GTP layers and then encapsulating VOIP shot packets in IPv6(with UDP and RTP) .p.A. Traffic is generated in a eNodeB using C- TAG. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. . 23 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.A. S-TAG.1.p. Proprietary and Confidential. SCENARIO 2: The throughput is calculated in a typical VOIP scenario. Header optimization-only Throughput [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 9 12 18 23 27 33 40 50 53 60 14MHz 18 24 36 47 55 68 81 101 107 120 28MHz 36 49 73 95 110 136 163 203 215 241 40 MHz 51 69 103 134 155 192 229 266 303 340 56MHz 73 98 146 190 220 273 325 406 430 485 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.A. Max Radio Throughput at point X/X' for Ethernet 132 bytes traffic [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 23 31 46 59 69 85 101 127 134 150 14MHz 46 62 92 120 139 172 205 256 272 305 28MHz 93 124 186 241 280 346 413 515 546 613 40 MHz 131 177 263 337 394 486 577 726 766 857 56MHz 185 249 371 482 560 693 826 1000 1000 1000 Header compression not activated but with header optimization.

0.1.A. . Proprietary and Confidential. reprinted or reproduced in any material form. Pure radio channel Throughput [Mbit/s] Channel 4QAM 4QAM 16 QAM 16QAM 32QAM 64QAM 128QAM 256QAM 512QAM 1024QAM Strong Strong 7MHz 9 11 16 21 24 30 36 42 48 54 14MHz 16 22 33 43 50 61 73 85 97 109 28MHz 33 44 66 86 100 123 147 171 195 218 40 MHz 47 62 94 121 141 174 207 240 274 307 56MHz 66 89 132 172 199 247 294 342 389 436 Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.A.ALFOplus. Further.p. All rights reserved.p. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.A. whether wholly or in part. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. all traffic is considered as a pure stream of bits.p. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. 24 of 27 Data subject to change without notice. SCENARIO 3: Header compression is not activated. No part of this document may be copied.

1W (RSTP).3ab (1000 BASE-T). Spurious emissions and receiver immunity at equipment/antenna port of Digital Fixed Radio System EN 302 217 Characteristics and requirements for point-to-point equipment and antenna EN 301 489 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services EN 60950 Information Technology Equipment – Safety ITU-R ITU Recommendations for all frequency bands ITU-R F. 802.A.8262 Characteristics of synchronous Ethernet Equipment slave Clock ITU-T G.8261 Timing and Synchronization Aspects in Packet Networks ITU-T G.Frequently requested standards compliances EN 300 132-2 Power supply interface at the input to telecommunications equipment EN 300 019 Environmental conditions and environmental tests for telecommunications equipment (Operation: class 3. Proprietary and Confidential.1191 Bandwidths and unwanted emissions of digital fixed service systems CEPT CEPT Recommendations for all frequency bands IEE 802 802.0. .1 for ODU. 802.2 for IDU and class 4. storage: class 1. 802. 802. All rights reserved. The copyright of this document is the property of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Page S. without the written consent of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S. 25 of 27 Data subject to change without notice.8264 Distribution of timing through packet networks Document Number ALFOplus Series – High Capacity IP Full Outdoor Brochure B.1ag (Connectivity Fault Management).p. 802.1Q (VLAN).1p (QoS).3) EN 301 390 Fixed Radio Systems. Point-to-point and Point-to-Multipoint Systems. the contents of this document or the methods or techniques contained therein must not be disclosed to any person.3u (100BASE-TX/FX). Further. transport: class 2. 802.7-12 SIAE MICROELETTRONICA S.A. 802.2.ALFOplus.p.A. 802. No part of this document may be copied.3i (10BASE-T).3x (Flow control).1. whether wholly or in part.3z (1000BASE LX/SX) IEE 1588-2008 Standard for a Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems ITU-T 1731 Ethernet OAM fault management ITU-T G. reprinted or reproduced in any material form.3ad-2008 (link aggregation).p. 802.

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  Este equipamento só pode ser utilizado no Brasil nas faixas de frequências e características técnicas descritas no Certificado de Homologação emitido pela Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações – Anatel .