Inter-operator Benchmarking

Inter Operator Benchmarking Report
Hyderabad

Report Compiled by
Muhammad Adeel Ahmed

RF South

Confidential

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Inter-operator Benchmarking

Contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION ................................
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1.1 NETWORKS UNDER TEST ................................
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1.2 SAMPLING METHODOLOGY ................................
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1.3 DRIVE TEST LOCATION................................
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2.0 MANAGEMENT
MENT SUMMARY ................................................................................................
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2.1 DRIVE TEST CALL SUMMARY ................................
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2.2 BENCHMARKING SUMMARY ................................
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3.0 NETWORK
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3.1 RXLEV PLOTS ................................
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3.2 RXLEV VALUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS ................................................................
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3.3 C/I PLOTS ................................
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3.4 C/I VALUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS ...........................................................................................
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4.0 SERVICE ACCESSIBILITY
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4.1 CALL SETUP SUCCESS RATE ................................
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4.2 CALL SETUP TIME ................................
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5.0 NETWORK RETAINABILITY
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5.1 RXQUAL PLOTS ................................
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5.2 RXQUAL VALUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS ................................................................
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5.3 DROPPED CALL LOCATIONS................................
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5.4 DROPPED CALL VALUES................................
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5.5 SPEECH CODEC VALUES ................................
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6.0 CONCLUSION................................
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1 Networks under Test Area Operator Hyderabad Hyderabad Hyderabad Hyderabad Telenor Mobilink Ufone Warid 1.0 Introduction This report provides results of inter o operator benchmarking against QOS parameters for voice calls from field measurements conducted for all GSM operators in Hyderabad.0 without external antenna RF South Confidential Page 3 of 28 . 1.Inter-operator Benchmarking 1.0 without out external antenna Tems 8.2 Sampling Methodology Type of Measurement Duration of Call ((Sec) Idle Time (Sec) Equipment Used Idle Mode Dedicated Mode Short Call NA 120 all 10 Tems 8.

Inter-operator Benchmarking 1.3 Drive Test Location Drive Test Route of Hyderabad City is shown below on a Google Earth Raster Image. RF South Confidential Page 4 of 28 .

0 .2 Benchmarking Summary Rxlev >-75dbm C/I >= 12 RxQual Sub < 5 Avg Call SetupTime (secs) Dropped Call Rate Handover Success Rate Call Setup Success Rate RF South Telenor 80. Service Accessibility and Network Sustainability.Inter-operator Benchmarking 2.5% 53. breakups 2.9% 75. Network Accessibility typically means that Network should have sufficient radio conditions (Typically Level and C/I) so that mobile can camp onto the Network without going into emergency mode. error in connection.0% 6.0 8.2 Confidential Page 5 of 28 .4% Warid 86% % 61.4% 80.8% 96% 97.7% Mobilink 74.0 Management Summary The testing for QOS parameters was divided into three distinct categories: categories Network Accessibility.0 4% % 97.3% 98.4% 94% 98.0 6.7% 94. 2.7% 82.7% 6.5% 97.6% 87.7% 81.2% 93.1 Drive Test Call Summary Events Call Attempts Successful Call Setup Blocked Call Dropped Call Telenor 251 246 5 6 Mobilink 274 266 8 18 Ufone 267 253 14 21 Warid 265 247 18 10 Note*: Successful call setup = Call Attempts – Blocked Calls.5 93.2% 82.9% Ufone 83.0 2.1% 6. Service Accessibility is user perceived successful call attempts (typically problems like open and closed loop no audios .7 90% % 12. not responding. Network Busy) and Network Retainability Re is that once the subscriber is using the Network what kind of quality of service he/she he/ experiences on the Network (specifically specifically focusing o on n drops after call is connected and breakups).

1 RxLev Plots Legends RxLev 0 to -67 -67 to -75 -75 to -85 -85 to -95 -95 to -110 Telenor RF South Confidential Page 6 of 28 .Inter-operator Benchmarking 3.0 Network Accessibility (Idle Mode) 3.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Mobilink Ufone RF South Confidential Page 7 of 28 .

3% 27.2% 20.1% 0% Warid 61.3% 1.0% 0.2 RxLev Values and Distributions 0 to -67 -67 to -75 -75 to -85 -85 to -95 -95 to -110 RF South Telenor 53.4% Confidential Ufone 60.7% 4.4% 17.7% 29.3% 24.9% 0% Mobilink 45.3% 14.7% 13% 1% 0% Page 8 of 28 .Inter-operator Benchmarking Warid 3.5% 2.0% 23.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Rx Level (dBm) 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 9 of 28 .

3 C/I Plots Legends C/I Plots 12 to 31 9 to 12 4 to 9 0 to 4 Telenor RF South Confidential Page 10 of 28 .Inter-operator Benchmarking 3.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Mobilink Ufone RF South Confidential Page 11 of 28 .

8% 5.4% 18.5% Confidential Ufone 81.6% 14.4% 6.9% 18.5% Warid 82.5% 1.Inter-operator Benchmarking Warid 3.6% 10.9% 1.7% 9.4% 17.5% Page 12 of 28 .6% 10.4 C/I Values and Distributions C/I 12 to 31 9 to 12 4 to 9 0 to 4 RF South Telenor 61.8% 4.7% Mobilink 53.

Inter-operator Benchmarking C/I Worst 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 13 of 28 .

1 Call Setup Success Rate Event Call Setup Success Rate Telenor 98.2% Call Setup Success Rate 99% 98% 97% 96% 95% 94% 93% 92% 91% 90% Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 14 of 28 . 4. no audios. error in connection.Inter-operator Benchmarking 4.0% Mobilink 97. Network Busy) Busy).7% Warid 93. not responding.0 Service Accessibility Service Accessibility is user perceived successful call attempts (typically problems like open and closed loop.1% Ufone 94.

RF South Confidential Page 15 of 28 .0 Call Setup Time (sec) 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Telenor Mobilink Ufone Warid 5.2 Call Setup Time Event Call Setup Time ( Secs) Telenor 12.0 Mobilink 6.0 Ufone 6.Inter-operator Benchmarking 4.0 Warid 6.0 Network Retainability Network Retainability tainability is that once the subscriber is using the Network what kind of quality of service he/she experiences on the Network (specifically focusing on drops after call is connected and breakups.

1 RxQual Plots RxQual Legend 0 to 4 5 to 6 6 to 7 Telenor RF South Confidential Page 16 of 28 .Inter-operator Benchmarking 5.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Mobilink Ufone RF South Confidential Page 17 of 28 .

2% 5.5% 8.4% Warid 90% 4.8% Mobilink 80.8% Page 18 of 28 .8% 9.5% Confidential Ufone 87.3% 7.2% 5.2 RxQual Values and Distributions Quality 0 to 4 5 to 6 6 to 7 RF South Telenor 75.Inter-operator Benchmarking Warid 5.7% 9.7% 15.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Rx Quality 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 19 of 28 .

Note: These Dropped calls are taken from long call samples only.Inter-operator Benchmarking 5.3 Dropped Call Locations Dropped Calls are marked with red arrows on the raster image. Telenor RF South Confidential Page 20 of 28 .

Inter-operator Benchmarking Mobilink Ufone RF South Confidential Page 21 of 28 .

Inter-operator Benchmarking Warid 5. Event Dropped Calls RF South Telenor 6 Mobilink 18 Confidential Ufone 21 Warid 10 Page 22 of 28 .4 Dropped Call Values These values are taken from short calls calls.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Number of Dropped Calls 25 20 15 10 5 0 Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 23 of 28 .

Inter-operator Benchmarking 5.5 Speech Codec Values HR FR EFR AMR HR AMR FR Telenor RF South Confidential Page 24 of 28 .

Inter-operator Benchmarking Mobilink Ufone RF South Confidential Page 25 of 28 .

9% 0% 0% Confidential Ufone 0% 0% 0% 27.3% Warid 0% 0% 2.9% Page 26 of 28 .Inter-operator Benchmarking Warid Channel Type HR FR EFR AMR HR AMR FR RF South Telenor 0% 0% 0% 53.9% 1.9% 46.1% Mobilink 32.2% 95.1% 0% 67.7% 72.

Inter-operator Benchmarking Speech Codec 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Telenor RF South Mobilink Confidential Ufone Warid Page 27 of 28 .

0 Conclusion It can be seen from the report Telenor leads the other operators in terms of DCR and CSSR. So it can simply be concluded that Telenor is Best Network in Hyderabad city in terms of DCR and CSSR CSSR. However Howe rd Telenor is ranked 3 in Quality and Rxlev Rxlevels.Inter-operator Benchmarking 6. RF South Confidential Page 28 of 28 .