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Ericsson Parameters Summary

Ericsson Dafault Parameter BSPWRB Description Base Station output power Range 0 -> 63 dbm GSM 900: 31 to 47dbm In odd values only 33 to 45dbm In odd GSM 1800: Base Station output power for the non-BCCH RF BSPWRT channel numbers 0 -> 63 dbm GSM 900: 31 to 47dbm In odd values only GSM 1800: 33 to 45dbm In odd values only Cell Global Identity (conisists of MCC-MNC-LACCGI CI) MCC - Mobile Country Code MNC - Mobile Network Code LAC - Location Area Code CI - Cell Identity Base Station Identity Code (consists of NCCBSIC BCC) NCC - Network Coloue Code BCC - Base station colour code BCCHNO BCCHTYPE Absolute RF channel number for BCCH Type of BCCH 1) COMB - indicates that the cell has a combined BCCH and SDCCH/4 that the cell has a 2) COMBC - indicates combined BCCH and SDCCH/4 with CBCH subchannel 3) NCOMB - indicates that the cell does not have any type of combines BCCH and SDCCH/4 CBCH - is used for transmission of messages when the function Short Messages Service Cell Broadcast (SMSCB) is activate in the cell CBCH - Cell Broadcast Channel Parameter is only allowed to be change in cell state HALTED 0 to 7 if non-combined Bcch is AGBLK Number of reserved access granted blocks used 0 to 2 if combined Bcch and SDCCH/4 is used Multiframes Period - defined period of transmission for PAGING REQUEST messages to MFRMS the same paging subgroups To prevent that all cells on a site send BCCH channels at the same time it is possible to define a deviation with respect to the FN generator called FNOFFSET. By using Frame Number Offset - Indicates the time FNOFFSET difference from the FN generator in the BTS 0 to 1325 TDMA Frames 0 0 TDMA Frame FNOFFSET on a synchronised two or three sector site the time for decoding BSIC can be reduced. RBS2000 and 200 only support the range 0 to 1023. 2 to 9 CCCH multiframes 6 5 CCCH Parameter is only allowed to be change in cell state HALTED 1 1 AGBLK Parameter is only allowed to be change in cell state HALTED ARFCN - Absolute Radio Frequency Channel Number COMB, COMBC, NCOMB NCOMB NCOMB The BCCH is always allocated to time slot number 0 in the defined ARFCN NCC: 0 to 7 BCC: 0 to 7 1 to 124( GSM900) 512 to 885 (GSM1800) 0 to 7 In Singtel GSM900, we are only allow to use 1, 4 and 6 for NCC BSIC = NCC BCC eg NCC=4 , BSIC will ranges from 40 to 47 Bcch - Broadcast Control Channel MCC : 3 digits MNC : 2 or 3 digits depending Mncdigithand) LAC: 1 to 65535 CI : 0 to 65535 Parameter is only allowed to be change in cell state HALTED 45 Note that RBS2301 and 2302 only can supports till 33dbm Value 45 SingTel Recommended Value 45 dBm Remarks Note that RBS2301 and 2302 only can supports till 33dbm

Early Classmark Sending Control - indicates if an ECSC MS in the cell is allowed to use early classmark Sending. TSC Training Sequence Code No - Early sending is not allowed Yes - Early sending is allowed 0 to 7 13 to 43 dbm (GSM900) odd MSTXPWR Maximum transmit power for MS on connnection values only 4 to 30 dbm (GSM1800) odd values only STATE HOP Cell or Channel Group state Frequency hopping status ON: The hopping status for the channel group is hopping for TCH and SDCCH OFF: The hopping status for the channel group is non hopping TCH: The hopping status fpr the channel group is hopping for TCH only HSN Hopping Sequence Number HSN=0 : cyclic hopping sequences HSN=1 to 63 : pseudo random sequences The number of required basic physical channels NUMREQBPC (BPCs) in a channel group DCHNO Absolute RF channel number Related to BCCH plan SDCCH Required number of SDCCH/8 Timeslot number where the SDCCH/8 will be TN CBCH SCHO DTXD DTXU located. Cell Broadcast Channel SDCCH handover switch Discontinuous Transmission Downlink Uplink DTX indicator 0: The MSs may use uplink discontinuous transmission 1: The MSs shall use uplink discontinuous transmission 2: The MSs must not use uplink discontinuous transmission MAIO FHOP Mobile Allocation Index Offset Frequency Hopping BB: Baseband hopping 0 to 15 or DEFAULT BB, SY DEFAULT BB DEFAULT SingTel using Baseband Hopping for GSM900 System, RF Hopping for GSM1800 to save batteries transmit continuously, but only when necessary, thus being able 8 to 128 in steps of 8, SYSDEF 1 to 124( GSM900) 512 to 885 (GSM1800) 0 to 16 0 to 3 (normal cell). (extended range cell). Yes, No ON, OFF ON, OFF 0 to 2 0, 2 1 No OFF OFF 1 1st TimeSlot NO OFF OFF 1 ON - handovers on SDCCH are allowed; OFF - handovers on SDCCH are not allowed Note: ON: DTX DL is enabled for the cell; OFF: DTX DL is disabled for the cell Uplink discontinuous transmission means that the MS does not TN is only valid for CCHPOS = TN and must be equal for all channel groups in a cell. 1 1 sdcch Refer to notes for different types of configurations SYSDEF 16 to 96 range 32 ARFCN SYSDEF: system defined limit [ 1 TRX = 8] GSM900: max 31 DCHNO, GSM1800: max 31 DCHNO, GSM1900: max 31 DCHNO 0 to 63 system defined 1 to 63 A bcch will not hop even if it belongs to a channel group defined as hopping ACTIVE, HALTED ON, OFF, TCH 30 TCH 30 dBm ACTIVE TCH The cell or channel group is active or halted SDCCHs as well as TCHs can hop. 33 33 dBm Same as BCC 1,4,7 Yes YES The parameter ECSC has to be set to YES in order to allow the MS to send the MS mutliband and/or multislot capability.

SY: Synthesiser hopping A cell is divided into one or more channel groups which contain all physical channels on an arbitrary number of frequencies. Cells with a subcell structure must have at least one channel CHGR group defined in each subcell. Subcell type. SingTel does not use Intelligent SCTYPE Underlay Overlay [IUO] UL, OL 0 to 15 0 0 0 (for cells without a subcell structure). n/a (for overlaid subcells). 0 (for underlaid subcells). UL The subcell type is underlaid. OL The subcell type is overlaid.

CELL DATA

HCSBAND Layer The HCS feature with 3 layers allows building a network in a two- or three-layered Defines which cell layers belong to the specified HSCBAND. Layer 1 has the highest priority structure. The higher layers can for example be used for large cells and the lower for small cells. Cells in layer 1 have higher priority than cells in layer 2, which in turn 1 to 8 2 75 1 /2 75 dBm / 95 dBm have higher priority than cells in layer 3.

LAYER LAYERTHR

(microcell) The signal strength threshold is used for ranking

of cells in different layer within each HCSBAND 0 to 150 dbm Layer Hysteresis - signal strength is used for ranking cells in different layers within each

LAYERHYST HCSBAND PSSTEMP PTIMTEMP Signal strength penalty temporary offset specifies the duration during which PSSTEMP is valid

0 to 63db 0 to 63db 0 to 600 seconds ON, OFF GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, MIXED 0 to 3

2 0 0 OFF GSM900 0

2 dB 0 dB 0 second OFF GSM900 0 or 1 Unless it is an Ericsson G18 cell, then it will be specified as GSM1800 0 The multiband MS reports the strongest identified neighbours irrespective of the frequency band used in the cells. 1 The multiband MS attempts to report, at least, the strongest identified neighbour cells in each frequency band.

FASTMSREG Handling of fast-moving mobiles switches CSYSTYPE MBCR Specifies the system type - defines the nos of Multi Band Cells Reported for the cell neighbours from each frequency band that shall be reported in the measurement report

IDLE MODE Cell Selection Criteria: C1, C2 Minimum received signal level in dbm at the MS ACCMIN for permission to access the system Maximum transceiver power level an MS may use CCHPWR when accessinf on a control channel Cell Reselection Hysteresis - receiving signal CRH strength hysteresis for required cell reselection 0 to 14 in steps of 2db over location area border (LAC) PLMM (NCC) Permitted - defined the allow NCCs NCCPERM (Network Colour Code) on the BCCH carriers for which the MS is permitted to send measurement reports CB CBQ CRO Cell Bar Access Cell Bar Qualify - HIGH: The cell has high priority; LOW: The cell has low priority Cell Reselection Offset - defines an offset to encourage or discourage MSs to select the cell HIGH, LOW 0 to 63 [0 dB to 126 dB in steps of 2 dB) 0 0 dB / 4 = 8 dB The setting of this parameter will only affect phase 2 MSs HIGH HIGH Yes, No No No 0 to 7 1, 4, 6 1,4,6 Up to 8 NCCs can be defined 4 4 dB C1(N) > C1 + CRH 13 to 43 (GSM900) 4 to 30 (GSM1800) 33 30 33 dBm 30 dBm 47 to 110 dBm - 110 dBm - 104 dBm A low value of ACCMIN means that the coverage in idle mode is improved at the expense of the risk of having an increased number of call setup failures

while it is camping on another cell, eg: perforam a cell reselection Temporary Offset - defines a negative offset TO PT T3212 applied to CRO Penalty time - defines duration for which TO is applied Defines the time-out value that controls the location updating procedure, 0 to 7 [0 dB to infinite dB in steps of 10 dB] 0 to 31 [0 sec to 620 sec in steps of 20 sec] 0 to 255 deci hours [Infinite time out to 25.5 hours] 40 20 = 2 hours 0 0 / 31 0 0 dB

C2 = C1 + CRO TO * H(PT T) for PT 31 C2 = C1 CRO for PT = 31 The setting of this parameter will only affect phase 2 MSs The setting of this parameter will only affect phase 2 MSs

DOUBLE BA List MBCCHNO is the BCCH allocation, i.e. it indicates to the MS the frequencies that Absolute RF channel number for measurement on MBCCHNO LISTTYPE BCCH identifies which type pf list the chosen frequencies will be on 1 to 124 (GSM900) 512 to 885 (GSM1800) IDLE, ACTIVE, Omited IDLE/ ACTIVE must be monitored and measured in idle, active or both modes.Up to 32 BCCH carriers 32 BCCH in the List can be defined by specifying their ARFCN

Extended range Radio Link Time-out - the maximum value of the RLINKUP radio counter for the uplink 1 to 63 SACCH periods (480ms) 16 16 RLINKUP is used by the BSC to determine when to disconnect the call upon repeated failure in decoding the SACCH. A counter that is given the value RLINKT is started in the MS after the assignment of a dedicated channel. Two units increase the counter if the SACCH data is successfully decoded. One Radio Link Time-out - the maximum value of the RINKT radio downlink counter Maximum timing advance before an MS is MAXTA considered lost 0 to 63 (normal cell) 63 63 8 to 64 in steps of 4 SACCH periods (480ms) 16 16 unit decreases it if it cannot be successfully decoded. If the counter reaches the value zero, then the call release is initiated. If the measured timing advance value for an access burst is equal to or greater than MAXTA, then the connection set-up signalling is terminated by the system. If the cell is an extended range cell, traffic at a distance of greater than 35 km between the MS and the BTS can be XRANGE Extended range cell YES, NO NO NO supported

Filter control for measurement SSEVALSD QEVALSD SSVALSI QEVALSI SSLENSD QLENSD SSLENSI QLENSI SSRAMPSD SSRAMPSI Signal strength filter for speech/data Quality filter for speech./data Signal strength filter for signalling only Quality filter for signalling only Length of signal strength filter speech/data Length of signal strengthfor speech/data Length of quality filter filter for signalling only Length of quality signal strength for only Ramping length of filter for signalling speech/data Ramping length of signal strength for signalling only 1 to 20 SACCH periods 2 6 1 to 9 1 to 9 1 to 9 1 to 9 1 to 20 SACCH periods 1 to 20 SACCH periods 1 to 20 SACCH periods 1 to 20 SACCH periods 1 to 20 SACCH periods 6 6 6 6 4 12 4 12 5 6 6 6 6 10 12 10 12 5 1 SACCH period (480 ms). 1 to 5: General FIR filters; 9 Median filter 6: Straight Average filter 7: Exponential filter; 8: First order Butterworth filter

LOCATING DATA : Basic ranking of cell data Max no of consecutive missing measurements for MISSNM serving cell or neighbouring cell permitted before old measurements are considered invalid 0 to 18 3 3 Maximum number of consecutive missing measurements for a serving cell or neighbouring cell permitted before all old measurements are considered invalid.

is the BTS output power on all frequencies other BSTXPWR BSPWR MSRXMIN than Bcch frequency is the BTS output power on the [ BCCH frequency 0 to 80 dbm ] Minimum required signal strength received at the MS in a given cell to consider the cell as a possible candidate for handover Minimum required signal strength received at the BSRXMIN BTS, at the reference point, to consider the cell as a possible candidate for handover Sufficient signal strength received at the MS to MSRXSUFF consider the cell selectable for further ranking according to the magnitude of the path loss Sufficient signal strength received at the BTS, BSRXSUFF at the reference point, to consider the cell selectable for further ranking according to the magnitude of the path loss Assignment to worst cell switch. Identifies if AW assignment to worse cell is allowed from that cell ON, OFF OFF ON 0 to 150 dbm max 150 150 dBm 0 to 150 dbm 0 0 dBm 0 to 150 dbm 116 116 dBm 0 to 150 dbm 100 100 dBm 0 to 80 dbm 50 50 50 dBm 50 dBm

GPRS Channel administration GPRS FPDCH Activates/deactivates GPRS support in the cell used to dedicate a number of traffic channels in the cell for GPRS only used in the channel allocation algorithm to determine where the first dedicated PSET of PDCHALLOC PDCH be allocated LAST When allocating dedicated PDCH it must not be allocated on the non-hopping BCCH frequency. If no channels are available on other frequencies than the non-hopping BCCH frequency ondemand channels are allocated instead, until the requirement is fulfilled. CHCODING is used to the GPRS channel-coding CHCODING scheme. When an on-demand PDCH becomes idle it is placed in the idle list for the packet switched domain and PILTIMER is started. When the PILTIMER expires for a PDCH the channel is PILTIMER returned to circuit switched domain. 0 (pre-empt GPRS connection when needed for voice) GPRSPRIO 16 (pre-empt all but 1 idle GPRS ts) 24 (pre-empt only idle GPRS ts, leave busy GPRS connections alone) MS power control DMPSTATE Dynamic MS power control state Defines the target value for the desired signal strength uplink measured by the BTS during the SSDES stationary phase. Defines the target value for the desired signal strength uplink measured by the BTS during the INIDES SSLEN initial phase. Length of stationary signal strength filter 47 to 110 dbm 3 to 15 SACCH periods 70 5 85 dBm 5 SACCH The value of SSLEN > INILEN. 47 to 110 dbm 85 95 dBm Lower desired SS to prevent interference in Urban Area ACTIVE, INACTIVE INACTIVE ACTIVE 0,16,24 0 0 or 1 1 to3600. 20 seconds 20 seconds CS 1 or 2 for Ericsson R8 CS 2 CS 2 FIRST When allocating the first dedicated PDCH it must be allocated on the nonhopping BCCH frequency. If no channels are available on the non-hopping BCCH frequency on-demand channels are allocated instead, until the requirement is fulfilled. NOPREF, FIRST, LAST NOPREF NOPREF note: NOPREF: the channel alocation algorithm should not consider this parameter 0 to 8 0 1 The dedicated Pdch will not be pre-empted by circuit switched traffic ON, OFF ON ON

INILEN LCOMPUL

Length of initial signal strength filter Path loss compensator factor, uplink. When set to zero, no power control towards SSDES is Power margin on the new channel at assignment, intra-cell handover and subcell change and on the old channel at assignment failure or handover

0, 2 to 5 SACCH periods 0 to 100%

2 70

2 SACCH 30%

Faster when value is lower

PMARG QDESUL QLEN QCOMPUL

failure. Desired quality uplink Length of the uplink quality filter Quality deviation compensation factor, uplink

0 to 20 dB 0 to 70 dtqu 1 to 20 SACCH periods 0 to 60 %

8 20 8 30

3 dB 35 dtqu 12 SACCH 30% MS power regulation is performed at intervals specified by REGINT. A new power order is issued only if the calculated power level is different from the current MS

REGINT DTXFUL

Regulation interval, stationary, uplink Number of measurements periods before the full set of measurements are used The MS can change the power level in steps of 2 dB with a maximum of 8 steps per SACCH period.

1 to 30 SACCH periods 0 to 40 SACCH periods

3 5

3 SACCH 5 SACCH

power level.

BTS power control DBPSTATE SDCCHREG Dynamic BTS power control state SDCCH power control switch defines the target value for the desired signal strength downlink as measured by MS in SSDESDL REGINTDL SSLENDL LCOMPDL QDESDL QCOMPDL QLENDL different parts of the power control interval. Regulation interval, downlink Length of downlink signal strength filter Path Loss compensator factor, downlink Desired quality, downlink Quality deviation compensation factor, downlink Length of downlink quality filter Min allowed output power for the BTS at the BSPWRMIN locating reference point on the non Bcch freqs -20 to +50 dbm 20 20 dB 47 to 110 dbm 1 to 10 SACCH periods 3 to 15 SACCH periods 0 to 100 % 0 to 70 dtqu 0 to 60 % 1 to 20 SACCH periods 70 5 5 70 20 30% 8 90 dBm 1 SACCH 4 SACCH 20% 0 dtqu 60% 5 SACCH When set to zero there is no power control towards SSDESDL. RxQual = 0 When set to zero, no quality compensation is performed. Lower desired SS to prevent interference in Urban Area Faster steps of powering up by 2 dB at 1 SACCH ACTIVE, INACTIVE ON, OFF INACTIVE OFF ACTIVE SDCCH power control switch. Identifies if power control on OFF SDCCH is allowed on non BCCH frequencies.

Urgency Conditions for Handover [Locating Algorithm] Timing advance limit for handover - Urgency TALIM detection parameter TALIM determines the maximum timing advance that the MS is recommended to use in the cell Signal strength penalty when handover due to bad quality. This penalty is valid during PSSBQ PSSTA PTIMBQ PTIMTA QLIMDL QLIMUL PTIMBQ Signal strength penalty when handover doe to too large timing advance. It is valid during PTIMTA Penalty time when handover due to bad quality Penalty time when handover due to too large timing advance Quality limit downlink for handover. Urgency detection parameter Quality limit uplink for handover. Urgency detection parameter 0 to 100 dtqu 55 55 dtpu Deci transformed GSM quality units (dtqu). 0 to 100 dtqu 55 55 dtpu Deci transformed GSM quality units (dtqu). 0 to 600 seconds 10 10 sec 0 to 63 db 0 to 600 seconds 63 10 63 dB 15 sec 0 to 63 db 10 dB 10 dB 0 to 219 (extended range cell) bp 0 to 63 (normal cell) Bits periods (bp) 62 61

Handover Failure PSSHF PTIMHF Signal strength penalty at handover failure Penalty time at handover failure 0 to 63 db 0 to 600 seconds 63 dB 15 63 dB 15

Intra cell handover Intra handover switch: ON - Intra cell handover IHO TMAXIHO TIHO MAXIHO is allowed; OFF - Intra cell is not allowed Timer for handover counter Intra cell handover inhibition timer Maximum number of consecutive intra-cell handovers 0 to 15 -50 to +50 dtqu -50 to +50 dtqu -30 to +30 db -30 to +30 db 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 10 10 0 0 QOFFSETUL Offset for quality uplink QOFFSETDL Offset for quality downlink SSOFFSETUL Offset for signal strength uplink SSOFFSETDL Offset for signal strength downlink ON, OFF 0 to 60 seconds 0 to 60 seconds OFF 6 10 OFF 6 seconds 5 seconds SingTel does not use Intra-Cell Handover. [Globe: ON ] 6 10

Idle Channel Measurements ACTIVE: The measurements made are used for statistical purposes and at channel allocation. PASSIVE: No idle channel measurements are made. ICMSTATE Idle Channel Measurement State The number of measurements that should be used in the calculation of the interference band INTAVE LIMITn for a channel defines threshold limits for five different interference bands LIMIT1 = 0 to 59 LIMIT2 = 1 to 60 LIMIT3 = 2 to 61 LIMIT4 = 3 to 62 CELL LOAD SHARING Cell load sharing active/inactive for an individual CLSSTATE cell Percentage of available full rate capable traffic channels in a target cell at or below CLSACC which no handovers due to Cell Load sharing will be accepted Percentage of available full rate capable traffic channels at which or below which Cell CLSLEVEL load sharing evaluations are initiated. Handover due to cell load sharing accepted to HOCLSACC this cell Hysteresis reduction parameter - determines how much hysteresis can be reduced in the cell RHYST load sharing evaluation 0 to 100 % 75% 75% ON, OFF OFF ON 0 to 99 % 20% 20% The value of of CLSLEVEL must be less than the value of CLSACC 1 to 100 % 40% 40% ACTIVE, INACTIVE INACTIVE ACTIVE For CLSSTATE activation to have effect, CLSSTATE must be activated 2 6 12 22 2 6 12 25 Band 1 : -108 dBm Band 2 : - 104 dBm Band 3 : - 98 dBm Band 4 : - 85 dBm 1 to 31 SACCH periods 6 6 SACCH ACTIVE, PASSIVE, NOALLOC PASSIVE ACTIVE NOALLOC: The measurements are used for statistical purposes only.

CLSRAMP

Cell load sharing ramping time parameter.

0 to 30 seconds

5 seconds

The interval during which value of RHYST is ramped up from zero to the final value.

Ericsson 1 locating algorithm: TRHYST KHYST LHYST TROFFSET KOFFSET Neighbouring LOFFSET Cell Relation SingTel is using Ericsson 3 Algorithm Ericsson 1 CELLR KHYST LHYST TRHYST KOFFSET LOFFSET TROFFSET BQOFFSET CAND Related Cell designation Path Loss hystersis when evaluating L-cells Signal Strength hysteresis for a K- and L- cell border segment Signal strength offset when evaluating K-cells Path Lloss offset when evalutaing L-cells Signal strength offset for a K- and L-cell border segment Signal strength region for bad quality urgency handovers Candidate Type AWN: Neighbour at assignment to worse cell NHN: Neighbour at normal handover and at assignment to better cell BOTH: Both of the above Signal strength region where assignment to AWOFFSET worse cell is allowed Ericsson 3 Signal strength hysteresis when evaluating high HIHYST LOHYST HYSTSEP OFFSET signal strength cells Signal strength hysteresis when evaluating low signal strength cells Signal strength separator for high and low signal strength cells Signal strength offset 0 to 150 dbm -63 to 63 db 90 dBm 0 90 dBm The parameter is represented by OFFSETN, if the value is in the range (63, 3 dB 1) dB. Positive values, (0, 63) dB, is represented by OFFSETP. 0 to 63 db 3 dB 3 dB 0 to 63 db 5 dB 5 dB 0 to 63 db 3 dB 3 3 dB -> 20 dB when Serving cell is Congested, to offload to other cell [CELLR] 0 to 63db AWN, NHN, BOTH 63 dB BOTH 3 dB BOTH If set to 0 dB, faster handover to CELLR -63 to 63 db 0 0 dB -63 to 63 db 0 to 63 db -63 to 63 db 2 dB 0 0 3 dB 3 dB 0 dB If set to 6 dB, Slower handover to CELLR 1 to 7 Characters 0 to 63db 3 dB 3 dB 3 dB 3 dB Signal strength hystersis when evaluating K-cells 0 to 63db Ericsson 3 locating algorithm: HIHYST LOHYST HYSTSEP OFFSET