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4 Performance measurements 9 Call control measurements (CSW) GPRS measurements (PSW) 17 Transmission measurements 18 Observations 21 11 DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 3 (22) .2 1.Contents Contents Contents 3 List of tables 4 List of figures 5 Summary of changes 7 1 1.3 1.1 1.

Example of a counter table 9 19 Transmission measurement and equipment types 4 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en .Performance Measurements List of tables Table 1. Table 2.

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the latest document issue contains all changes made to previous issues. 26 Position Based Services Observation has been changed into 30 Position Based Services Observation. Information on spare counters and a reference to NOLS Documentation Center's Reference Information Service has been added. 107 AMR RX Quality Measurement. References to online observations have been removed because online observations are no longer supported. Three new call control measurement types have been added: 106 CS DTM Measurement.Summary of changes Summary of changes Changes between document issues are cumulative. Changes made between issues 10 and 9–1 Information on the counter numbering of 21 Radio Measurement Report. and 108 DFCA SAIC Measurement. DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 7 (22) . and the description of the Unit field has been revised. and 50 BSC Level Clear Code Measurement has been added. Reference to TCSM2 has been removed. Therefore. 24 Dropped Call Observation. New fields Trigger type and Sampling interval have been added to the table Example of a counter table. One observation type has been removed because it is no longer supported: 23 ISDN Abis Observation. One new GPRS measurement type has been added: 105 PS DTM Measurement.

Changes made between issues 9–2 and 9–1 The description of Drop Call Breakdown Observation has been updated. has been added.Performance Measurements Editorial changes have been made. 109 Soft Channel Capacity Measurement. 8 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . Changes made between issues 9–1 and 9 A new call control measurement.

and other details are presented in a table. Table 1. Informs when the counter is updated. Specifies the type of events that trigger the counter: event. Trigger points Description Updated Trigger type Dependencies with other counters/PI(s) Feature Includes references to signalling charts if the measurement has signalling charts. Explains what the counter is for. sample. number. Information about each counter. including its name. 24 Dropped Call Observation. or duration. where XXX is the measurement type and YYY is the counter number of the measurement. description.Performance measurements 1 Performance measurements Counters are numbered according to the measurement type XXXYYY. Number Name Release Definition updated Example of a counter table Number of the counter Name of the counter Original release. 21 Radio Measurement Report. Specifies the software product the counter is related to. Informs if the counter is interdependent with other counters. and 50 BSC Level Clear Code Measurement are exceptions: their numbering is XXXYYYY. For spare counters. The release where the spare counter was made official is followed by the explanation (Name changed). The table fields are explained in the table Example of a counter table. indicates the release where the spare counter was created in the BSC. this field may include several entries. DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 9 (22) . For spare counters. Release where the counter was updated.

ms. for example. When a new counter is needed between main releases. Example values Impact Reason for the impact Logical type Shows examples of the values the counter can receive. If the trigger type is sample. In some cases there can be counter tables with the same counter number. In such cases. It can also be. this field may include several entries. Unit Unit in which the values of the counter are given. Measurements may also include spare counters. the counter receives 10 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . For spare counters. For this reason. Explains the reason for the impact. If the logical type has not been defined in the table. The release where the spare counter was made official is followed by the explanation (Name changed). average or peak. Note! The denominator counter value is always >0. Range Sampling interval The fields of the counter tables are filled in by taking into account the different nature of each measurement and observation.) Number of the counter Name of the counter Original release. if example values are not given for a counter. indicates the release where the spare counter was created in the BSC. per cent. but separated in the documentation to improve readability. Release where the counter was updated. Most often the unit is an integer number. Explains the impact. For example. the chosen spare counter is put into use in the BSC and it starts collecting data to NetAct. call cleared.Performance Measurements Table 1. the field Example values is not included in the actual counter table. For spare counters. Limits to the values the counter can receive. kB. Can be. Number Name Release Definition updated Example of a counter table (cont. They are used for implementing new counters in the BSC and Nokia NetAct for temporary use between main releases. specifies the interval at which the samples are taken. for example. the counter is a basic counter. In the BSC documentation. for example. the tables may vary in size and content. all the information is technically coded in one counter.

1. . it receives a proper name. but its name remains as SPARExxxxxx. measurements consist of several counters that measure various matters. signalling charts) after the name of the document. After this it is included also in the BSC documentation with a proper name. In general. Call control measurements can be divided into two groups: . that is. Call control measurements (CSW) GPRS measurements (PSW) Transmission measurements Observations . Measurements and observations are divided into the following groups according to their function: . . Optional measurements are marked with (optional) after the name of the document. such as congestion on a specific channel or area. Public counters are documented with the accuracy of signalling charts and trigger points.Performance measurements a definition. the counter is made official. The information in the Reference Information Service is updated more frequently than the BSC NED browser environment. In the next NetAct main release. Measurements that include signalling charts are marked with the text (incl. whereas counters for special situations are so-called expert counters. Counters essential for the operation of the network are so-called public counters.1 Call control measurements (CSW) Call control measurements measure call-related issues. circuit-switched (CSW) measurements packet-switched (PSW) measurements . DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 11 (22) . BSC counter information is also directly available and accessible via the Reference Information Service in NOLS Documentation Center.

on the quality and strength of the signals both in uplink and downlink directions. and the number of successful and unsuccessful attempts. Provides information. Provides information on. Registers information on all CCCHs of the BSC. TCH congestion time and the peak number of busy TCHs and SDCCHs. Registers information on the availability of TCH and SDCCH. Registers information on the peak and the average load rate of the computer units. Provides information on the four lowest layers of the OSI stack. outgoing. seizure attempts and successful seizures for the SDCCH and the TCH. information on how the connection between the BSC and Nokia NetAct functions. that is. No 1 Measurement/optionality Traffic Measurement (incl.2 GPRS measurements (PSW). for example. see 1. For more information. where appropriate. and HOs. Level/role/ application BTS-level 2 Resource Availability Measurement BTS-level 3 Resource Access Measurement (incl. for example. seizures.25 Measurements OSI-channel+Unit nbr -level 12 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . signalling charts) Purpose/function Registers information related to the SDCCH and TCHs. The HOs are sorted according to direction. signalling charts) BTS-level 5 Power Control Measurement BTS+TRX -level 6 Load Measurement BSC-level 7 Availability Measurement BSC-level 8 OSI/X. signalling charts) BTS+TRX -level 4 Handover Measurement (incl. or intra-cell HOs. Indicates the number of paging messages sent to the BTS. Records the number of the incoming. Used for field reporting. Provides information on. Registers information on the restart and the disconnection times of the computer units.Performance Measurements The packet-switched measurements are referred to as GPRS measurements. Registers information on how the BSC controls the power level and signal quality of the MS and the BTS. and successful seizures for mobile-originated (MO) and mobile-terminated (MT) calls. Registers information on the number of handovers (HO) controlled by the MSC or the BSC. for example.

Registers information on handover attempts. Provides information on how handovers between different cells are divided. which have not been defined as adjacent cells but are among those six neighbouring cells that the MS receives best. successful handovers and failed handovers due to lack of radio resources.Performance measurements No 13 Measurement/optionality Purpose/function Level/role/ application BTS-level Undefined Adjacent Cell Measurement Registers statistics on cells. location update and failure sum counters. Provides the information in six classes per RX quality band in both uplink and downlink directions. Registers information on the level and quality of RX signal on both uplink and downlink direction. The information is especially relevant from the point of view of determining the service level. signalling charts) (optional) RX Level Statistics Measurement (optional) Registers information on the performance BTS+TRX -level of the Intelligent Underlay-Overlay (+freg. Collects statistics on clear codes for the BSC during calls. 14 BTS+TRX -level 15 Handover Adjacent Cell Measurement (incl. Provides information on the quality of service in the BSC with the accuracy of a cell. RX Quality Statistics Measurement (optional) Registers information both in uplink and downlink directions on the TRXs. BTS or BSC. for example. Provides information with the accuracy of one TRX. group) procedure. signalling charts) (optional) BTS-level (+HO category level optionally 50 BSC Level Clear Code Measurement BSC-level 51 BSC Level Clear Code (PM) Measurement(incl. Provides information on transactions in the BSC. Provides information on the signal strength of those cells. signalling charts) BSC-level 52 Underlay Overlay Statistics Measurement (incl. Registers failures that have occurred during a call (signalling or conversation). BTS+TRX -level 53 DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 13 (22) . The RX quality frequencies are collected only of the TCHs. Provides information on the RX quality band frequencies with the accuracy of one TRX.

The number of the TRXs which are not available is divided into three categories according to what causes the unavailability: the user. internal reasons. The measurement provides the information with the accuracy of either one BTS or one BSC.and adjacent channel interference in the radio network. that is. With this information you can estimate the distribution of the subscribers within a cell area. and external reasons. for example. There are three MS speed classes. The measurement provides the information with the accuracy of one cell. the range can be denser in a micro cell than in a macro cell.Performance Measurements No 54 Measurement/optionality Link Balance per MS Classmark Measurement (optional) Purpose/function Registers information on the link balance in the network. Level/role/ application BTS-level 55 Timing Advance Statistics Measurement (optional) BTS-level Registers information on the timing advance during calls. The information is collected for each cell. The MS speed statistics is collected only from the TCHs. 56 Resource Availability per BSC Measurement Registers information on the availability of the TRXs on the BSC level. on TCH holding times and reservations of single and dual band subscribers. BTS-level Provides information on the traffic distribution. Registers statistics about clear codes in a BSC during calls. BTS-level Provides information on slow moving and fast moving MSs. 59 Dual Band Measurement (optional) 60 C/I Ratio Measurement (optional) 14 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . Estimates the level of the potential co. The link balance difference is divided into 11 subclasses: 6 classes for negative imbalance. The user sets the ranges for the classes. that is. The timing advance values are divided into ten subclasses. BTS-level (LAC-CI) Collects statistics on the degree of the interference by measuring traffic intensity (Erlang) on a specified C/I (carrier/ interference) ratio band. The information is collected for each cell. the difference between the uplink and downlink signal levels. Provides general information on transactions in the BSC. BSC-level 57 BSC Level Clear Code (SERLEV) Measurement (incl. signalling charts) MS Speed Detection Measurement (optional) BTS-level 58 Collects information on the speed of MS. one class for balance and 5 classes for positive imbalance.

and class boundaries of those cells. Registers information on signal levels of WCDMA RAN cell in the neighbourhood of a GSM serving cell. BTS-level BTS-level 94 BTS-level DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 15 (22) . BTS-level 67 High Speed Data Measurement (optional) 70 Channel Finder Measurement (optional) BTS-level Registers statistics on cells which have not been defined as adjacent cells. and error cases. With this measurement you can retrieve information that indicates the places in the network where more capacity is needed. Registers location requests grouped by LCS QoS. signalling charts) (optional) capabilities of the MSs. Registers information both in uplink and downlink directions on the TRXs. which allocates the circuit needed directly based on the radio interface resources. 77 78 BTS+TRX+codec level BTS-level (LAC-CI) 89 A interface pool-level 92 93 Non-BCCH Layer Offset Measurement Registers link budget differences in the (optional) serving cell. Finds out the highest traffic distribution spots in the mobile network.Performance measurements No 61 Measurement/optionality Hot Spot Measurement (optional) Purpose/function Level/role/ application Registers information on the adjacent cell BTS+TRX -level (LAC-CI) RX levels and on timing advance distribution. Collects statistics about radio resources used for fulfilling High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD) requests. This measurement data is collected in cell level. UTRAN Handover Adjacent Cell Measurement (incl. BTS-level BTS-level 71 75 MS Capability Indication Measurement Provides cell-specific information on the (incl. Provides information on the signal strength standard deviation. Measures the functioning of the HSCSD and 14. location responses grouped by accuracy. but are among those six neighbouring cells that the MS receives best. Registers information on the BSS.4 kbit/s Data Services software products. signalling charts) (optional) UTRAN Neighbouring Cell Signal Level Measurement (optional) Registers statistics about the distribution of inter-system handovers between different cells. Defined Adjacent Cell Measurement (optional) FER Measurement (optional) Position Based Services Measurement (optional) Reversed Hunting Measurement (optional) Registers statistics on defined cells.

HR. The assignment counters are updated whenever the corresponding MA list and MAIO are used in a DFCA assignment. Mainly collects MS-initiated DTM call establishment information and CS connection-related information of a DTM call. 14. There are separate counters for GSM and UTRAN networks.Performance Measurements No 99 Measurement/optionality Total FEP Measurement (optional) Purpose/function Level/role/ application Collects statistics on the cumulated sum BTS-level of frame erasure probability (FEP) values for a certain serving cell . The counters of this measurement record information on average and peak delay between the Radio Resource Managers in separate BSCs. The data is collected at cell level separately for each connection type (FR/EFR. Collects statistics on the IMSI-based handover attempts and failures for each Authorised Network (ANE). AMR RX Quality Measurement (optional) Collects statistics on uplink and downlink BTS+TRX -level RX quality for each AMR bitrate. 14. BTS-level + connection type 107 108 DFCA SAIC Measurement(optional) 16 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . Collects statistics on the performance of the DFCA application software for connections of SAIC-capable mobiles. Includes separate counters for co-channel and adjacent channel interference. and AMR HR). The information is collected from each transceiver (TRX) separately. AMR FR.4.4.neighbouring cell pair. BTS-level + connection type 100 DFCA Measurement (optional) 101 DFCA Assignment Measurement (optional) BTS-level 102 BSC-BSC Measurement (optional) Signalling point code Collects statistics on the inter-BSC communication related to the DFCA application software. The data is collected at cell level separately for each connection type (FR/ EFR. signalling Collects statistics on Dual Transfer Mode BTS-level charts) (optional) (DTM). AMR FR. Collects statistics on the performance of the DFCA application software. and AMR HR). Collects statistics on the usage of DFCA channels at cell level. HR. BTS-level 103 WPS Measurement (optional) 104 IMSI Based Handover Measurement (optional) 106 CS DTM Measurement (incl. Registers information on the performance BTS-level of traffic channel allocation and queuing algorithms in granting priority access to WPS users.

For circuit-switched (CSW) measurements. Provides TRX-specific information on data throughput quality based on the RLC/MAC blocks. The counters concentrate on the amount of packettraffic related transactions. Provides bearer channel and PVC (Permanent Virtual Connection) specific information on the proper working of the frame relay between the PCU and the SGSN. Level/role/ application BTS-level 73 RLC Blocks per TRX Measurement BTS+TRX -level 74 Frame Relay Measurement Bearer-level 76 Dynamic Abis Measurement (optional) Registers information on the unsuccessful call establishment and peak and average usage of dynamic abis pool. see 1. Abis pool-level DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 17 (22) .2 GPRS measurements (PSW) GPRS measurements are packet-switched (PSW) call control measurements. data throughput quality of provided service (failed/passed transactions).1 Call control measurements (CSW).Performance measurements No 109 Measurement/optionality Soft Channel Capacity Measurement (optional) Purpose/function Collects statistics on the availability of traffic channels (TCH) in the BCSU object level. The need to get more capacity is indicated well in advance. such as congestion on a specific channel or area. The time congestion of TCHs and the average and peak numbers of busy TCHs are measured. Level/role/ application BCSU Logical Address 1. congestion. and the availability of service (for example. GPRS measurements measure call-related issues. signalling charts) Purpose/function Provides cell-level information on the functions in charge of the Packet Control Unit (PCU). load of interfaces). No 72 Measurement/optionality Packet Control Unit Measurement (incl. The information can be used for parameterisation of TRX capacity.

Provides information on. Registers information about the source and target cell. NS-VCI + NSEI IP provides an alternative to Frame Relay (FR) as a transport layer for the Gb interface.Performance Measurements No 79 Measurement/optionality Coding Scheme Measurement (optional) Purpose/function Level/role/ application Registers information about the amount BTS+coding scheme level of data transferred to uplink and downlink directions in the radio interface using the different EGPRS modulation and coding schemes (MCS) and GPRS coding schemes CS-3 and CS-4. signalling Collects statistics on Dual Transfer charts) (optional) Mode (DTM). the number of cell reselection attempts for various causes. the number of RLC blocks and TBFs. The information is collected from every Network Service Virtual Connection (NS-VC) identified with NS-VC id and NSE (Network Service Entity) id. transferred data. and quality ARP control. the number of successful NCCR procedures. 1. 18 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . Records information about PFC SEG + TC-THP-PFI+ procedures. Registers availability of packet control channels. Registers information related to priority. and quality information per coding scheme scheme. for example. Segment+QoS priority class -level BTS-level BTS-level + LAC-CI 90 Quality of Service Measurement 91 95 PBCCH Availability Measurement GPRS Cell Reselection Measurement (optional) 96 GPRS RX Level and Quality Measurement (optional) Enhanced Quality of Service Measurement Gb Over IP Measurement (optional) Collects RX quality levels per each RX BTS + TRX + coding class. Registers the data related to Gb over IP. Mainly collects networkinitiated DTM call establishment information and PS connection-related information of a DTM call.3 Transmission measurements Transmission measurements measure transmission and network quality. and the number of failures for various failure reasons. BTS-level 97 98 105 PS DTM Measurement (incl.

BIE TRE TRE. With the MML commands in the QU command group you can select and interrogate the equipment for Selective Transmission Equipment Measurement. They register the availability of the connection and the time during which there are errored bits in the transferred data.Performance measurements The measurements collect data from counters in every working transmission equipment and exchange terminal (ET). Other transmission equipment types at the BTS site. DMR Equipment generation TMS4 TMS4 TMS4 TMS4 Nokia Q1 Nokia Q1 In practice. and Digital Microwave Radio Link (DMR). The information is collected from the transmission equipment. DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 19 (22) . The division is made based on the equipment type and generation. the Nokia Q1 generation equipment comprise the Nokia MetroSite transmission equipment. which is divided into suitable groups. Measurement type DMR DN2 TRU/BIE Not supported TRE TRE_SEL Transmission measurement and equipment types Equipment type DMR DN2 TRU. With the QWL command you can list the equipment type and generation of all the equipment in the network. Transmission Unit (TRU). They also register information on functional disturbances. DMR TRE. such as optical line equipment. Table 2. Table Transmission measurement and equipment types describes this division. This information is used in downtime statistics. Transmission Equipment Measurement (TRE) collects information from all the equipment in the network. and slips. The transmission equipment increment some of the counters all the time and some only when transmission errors happen. The connection between the BSC and the managed equipment is established either through a BSC-BTS O&M link or a Q1 service channel. while Selective Transmission Equipment Measurement (TRE_SEL) collects information from a selected part of the network. frame errors. The possible equipment types at a Base Transceiver Station (BTS) site are: Base Station Interface Equipment (BIE). are handled in the BSC with the common name Transmission Equipment (TRE).

Level/role/ application PCM-level 63 DN2 Measurement PCM-level 64 TRU/BIE Measurement PCM-level 65 ET BSC Measurement Provides information on the signal quality PCM-level of the PCM wire. Therefore. controlled by a DMR. Registers information on the signal quality of the PCM wire connected to the transmission unit (TRUA/TRUB) and/or the base station interface equipment (BIE).Performance Measurements In general. Registers information on the signal quality of the PCM wire connected to a DN2. Registers information on the signal quality of the MetroSite transmission system. it is not possible to collect statistics from specific equipment of a measurement type. which is connected to the ET equipment controlled by a TCSM. The measurement provides information about transmission quality in used PCM connection between a TRU/ BIE and the BSC or another transmission equipment. Registers information on the signal quality and frequency input level (only from radio relay equipment) of the selected part of the MetroSite transmission system. The measurement provides information on transmission quality in used PCM connection between a DN2 and the BSC or another transmission equipment. PCM-level 66 ET TCSM Measurement 68 TRE Measurement 69 Selective TRE Measurement PCM-level 20 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . a measurement collects data from all equipment defined in the measurement type. The measurement collects information from the radio relay equipment. Provides information on the signal quality PCM-level of the PCM wire. With Selective Transmission Equipment Measurement you can only define the part of the MetroSite transmission system you want to measure. which is connected to the exchange terminal (ET) equipment controlled by a BSC. No 62 Measurement/optionality DMR Measurement Purpose/function Registers information on the signal quality and frequency input level of radio hopping.

and handover problems. The disk files are then transferred to Nokia NetAct for post-processing. activity on the chosen channel creates channel observation records. Provides information on the use of the TCH. they have a different observation record format. For example. When needed. This information is useful in system maintenance and system testing. why several calls have ended prematurely without any obvious reason. or why it is not possible to establish calls from some location area. An observation report is generated every time the SDCCH is released. With the aid of the observations. you can examine. No 16 Observation/optionality SDCCH Observation Purpose/function Provides information on activity on the SDCCH. 17 TCH Observation 18 Handover Observations (including internal. However. An observation report is generated every time the TCH is released. incoming and outgoing handover observations) 21 Radio Measurement Report DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en # Nokia Siemens Networks 21 (22) . You can activate the appropriate observation to a desired object and define a schedule for that observation. The observation records are stored on disk files either when the observation buffer is full or at user-defined intervals. and a clear code observed during a call in the observed cell creates clear code observation records. from some other BSC to the observing BSC. for example. Provides information on handovers made during the call as well as levels and qualities of the uplink and downlink signals and the signal levels received by 6 adjacent cells. abnormal function or traffic pattern of calls on a specific cell or channel. you can also start the observations immediately without a schedule. almost real time information on the network's performance: its traffic situation. and from the observing BSC to some other BSC.Performance measurements 1. Provides information on handovers made in the BSC. An observation report is generated every time such an HO occurs. handover success. all observations have the same function: they generate records on specific occasions.4 Observations Observations are useful in the BSC status monitoring as they give exact. and they differ in the triggering conditions for generating an observation record. handovers occurring in the observing cell create handover records. Basically.

22 (22) # Nokia Siemens Networks DN9813612 Issue 10-0 en . Trace report for GPRS trace that contains information about NCCR triggering. An observation report is generated every time a specific clear code occurs. reallocations. Report type needed to record the serving and neighbour cell measurements and quality data. NACC usage. An observation report is generated every time a call is dropped.Performance Measurements No 22 Observation/optionality Clear Code Observation Purpose/function Provides information on dropped calls or handover problems. Dissolves the updates of the counters 057044/ 001202 DROP AFTER TCH ASSIGN and 002071 CLEAR REQUEST SENT BY BSC ON TCH to get more accurate data on dropped calls. 24 Dropped Call Observation (optional) 25 TBF Observation for GPRS Trace 27 GPRS Cell Reselection Report 28 29 GPRS RX Level and Quality Report Drop Call Breakdown Observation (optional) 30 Position Based Services Observation (optional) Related topics . and releases of Temporary Block Flows (TBF) as well as changes in the used coding scheme and MS flow control. Collects information on allocations. Provides information on dropped calls. or a clear code occurs in the observed BTS. The observation report is collected for each location procedure of the ME located in the target cell for the observation. There are two possible ways to use this observation: to observe all failure clear codes under one BTS or one failure code under the whole BSC. . BSC Statistics Administration BSC Measurement Counters Displaying Program (FOXMEA) PCU2 Service Terminal Commands . and possible failures. Collects detailed information on the positioning calculation procedure in the BSC.