Alvarion’s BMAX Vision

BAWUG WiMAX Seminar Aug 5, 2004 Dr. Mo Shakouri mohammad.shakouri@alvarion.com

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Confidential and Proprietary

Alvarion at a glance WiMAX Forum BreezeMAX Overview– BMAX Mobile BMAX

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Alvarion At a Glance • • • • • • • • Worldwide leader in Wireless Broadband More than 2.000 units installed Installations in over 130 countries Strong OEM channels (Siemens. EBITDA profitable NASDAQ traded (March 2000) Confidential and Proprietary •Alvarion is partnering with Intel on putting Standard based BWA CPE based on Intel Rosedale chip in our customer hands in early 2005. .000. •Alvarion is fully committed to have 3 Fixed/Portable and Mobile WiMAX solutions. Datang) Working with more than 200 partners 720 employees (over 250 R&D engineers) Financially strong. Alcatel. Nera.

000 units deployed with over 1. Deployments • • • Confidential and Proprietary Only BWA vendor with Complete Spectrum solution of 900 MHz. 2.000 operators Largest deployments in US • AMA Techtel (Texas) • Midwest Wireless (Minnesota) • Wheatland Electric (Kansas) 4 . Unlicensed Bands Approximately 200.4 & 5 GHz.S.Extensive U.

Unparalleled Spectrum Coverage LMDS 26/28 GHz 10.9 GHz 900 MHz 800 MHz Residential 5 SOHO eMGW BreezeACCESS™ VL WALKair 3000 BreezeMAX BreezeACCESS™ OFDM MTU SME MBU LE .5 GHz Confidential and Proprietary US MMDS 2.4 GHz 1.5 GHz 5GHz 3.

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Marketing. CFO.… . component and system providers. WiMAX promotes the interoperability of WiMAX profile based devices Not every “802. • • • • 7 . Service Provider and soon Application working Groups. Alvarion has strong leadership role: Board. Working together to define the WiMAX Profile standards. application.16” product is “WiMAX”… WiMAX Forum has formed: Technical.WiMAX Forum • • IEEE 802. Certification. VP Marketing. CWG Sect. Regulatory.16 is the MAN technology core standard WiMAX is equivalent to Wi-Fi alliance • enabling broadband wireless solutions with lower cost CPE • enabling multiple vendor support • Confidential and Proprietary WiMAX Forum includes leading service.

16 2004 and TGe Air Interface standard 8 Alliance .WiMAX Forum Positioning WiMAX Charter Confidential and Proprietary Fixed Portable Mobile IEEE802.

WiMAX Forum Vision • To create a global mass market for deployment of broadband wireless networks that will enable portable and mobile users maintain high-speed connectivity wherever they go. in the office and on the go. voice and video applications at home. • Confidential and Proprietary 9 . To lead the “access anywhere” revolution supporting delivery of data.

BreezeMAX “A 4th Generation System” Confidential and Proprietary ™ Based on WiMAX Profile 10 .

16d he 802.-Metro MNO Metro Zones Zones •• Public Safety / / Public Safety Enterprise Enterprise • • Standard 802. Portable DSL.Market Phase Approach Accessibility Anywhere Today Phase 0 Phase 1 Fixed. Wide Deployment Fixed Network Operator Mobile Network Operator •• Fixed DSL in Fixed DSL in Confidential and Proprietary Target Applications uncovered zones uncovered zones •• CLEC ––small CLEC small capacity/coverage capacity/coverage deployments deployments •• ILEC/CLEC .16d Standard •• Selective ic Selective Capability Deployment N Deployment wise registration wise registration approach approach M rk a et Portable DSL Portable DSL •• MNO .16e • • Variable CPEs Variable CPEs • • Movement Movement (pedestrian.… AAS/Mesh. (pedestrian.BMAX . Fixed.… • • WiMAX Forum WiMAX Forum Certified Certified • • Standard 802.16d/e • • Small Indoor CPE Small Indoor CPE • • Cellular Deployment & Cellular Deployment & M ss a M et rk a •• Same as phase Same as phase 1: + Multi1: + Multinetwork network + Mobility + Mobility Applications Applications •• Out/Indoor CPE Out/Indoor CPE •• Self-Install: Network Self-Install: Network 11 management management • • Improved Link Margins Improved Link Margins AAS/Mesh.16d/e Standard 802. Portable DSL. Selected Deployment Wide Deployment Always-On Anywhere Phase 2 Mobile.ILEC/CLEC •• Standard 802.16e Standard 802. Portable DSL. vehicle) vehicle) • • Handoff (Intra/ Handoff (Intra/ Other Other technologies) technologies) • Roaming .

Who takes advantage of BMAX? 1 2 Confidential and Proprietary Incumbent Fixed Service Operators (or ILEC) Competitive Local Loop Operators (or CLEC) Dominant national operator with access & backbone infrastructure Start-up operator 3 4 5 12 Wireless ISPs (WISPs) Regional Players Mobile Operators with Fixed License Dense mobile network operator Enterprise / Public Safety Vertical applications .

1/8 or 1/4 of the FFT interval • Adapt the Guard Interval to bandwidth and the environment • • • 13 Uplink OFDMA with 16 subchannels • 12 dB link budget gain Mobility support • Mobile channel estimation with Mid-amble based training Space . 8 pilots for phase tracking (low overhead) Variable modulation and coding • QPSK-64QAM modulations • Convolutional + RS coding. 1/16.BMAX: Key Elements Of The Core Technology Physical Layer .OFDM • • 200 active subcarriers (FFT size of 256 in implementation) • 192 for data..Time Coding support . 3/4 Confidential and Proprietary • Configurable Guard Interval • 1/32. R=1/2 .

Higher power concentration Range boosting through focused beam energy Interference immunity desired interference Sub-channelization Beam forming • • • • Antenna diversity SDMA MIMO era • ge Ind Su bs • Overcome multi-path collisions oo cr i rC be PE through optimal antenna selection r In s( st a No lle Tru • Capacity k multiplierd through c Ro Tx/Rx parallel beam l ls) Le v Smart Antenna • 14 Capacity multiplier through Multiple antenna array and Energy collection .BMAX: Key Elements Of The Core Technology • OFDM • • • • Confidential and Proprietary Breakthrough modulation for true Non-Line-of-Sight Range boosting through dynamic channel selection.

Smart Antenna) Confidential and Proprietary • High capacity.16 2004/HiperMAN (WiMAX) air protocol • High Coverage and availability (Non-LoS. data. scaleable base stations configurations • Multi applications multi service platform: • Residential & enterprises • High density and rural zones • Voice.BreezeMAX Design Guidelines • Compliance with 802. OFDM/A. video. E1/T1 • Various grades of SLA and QoS 15 .

Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) CPE types: • • • • Confidential and Proprietary Indoor self installed CPE (integrated antennas) Integrated outdoor CPE PC Card Laptop integrated Outdoor Self Install CPE benefits: • • Interoperability and multiple vendor Support Low cost through mass production PC Card Laptop 16 .

g. device status/inventory Security management. software upgrade Web based graphical user interface (GUI) Northbound Interfaces to higher-level management systems (e. OSS) Fault Configuration Accounting Performance Security Confidential and Proprietary .Network Management • • • • • • • • • • 17 Remote CPE provisioning Service management Configuration management Performance monitoring Fault management Deployment topology Device discovery.

Key Issues for Operators Performance: • Capacity. NLOS Functionality Confidential and Proprietary Quality of Service: • Multi Application support Carrier Class Functionality: • High Availability. Redundancy. NMS 18 . Throughput. Scalable Solutions Coverage: • Range.

5MHz Channel = 18 Mbps Net Capacity 19 Modem #4 4x3.High Capacity Scalable BST • Multi Channel BST radios • Increase capacity over the same RF infrastructure • Scalable pay as you grow solution Modem #1 Confidential and Proprietary Modem #1 Radio Unit RF Scalable Growth Modem #2 Modem #3 IF Mux Radio Unit RF 1x3.5MHz Channel = 72 Mbps Net Capacity .

711 Codec 3. of Users 47 66 10 2 92 15 3 1 236 1416 Service VoIP 256 Kbps Data 512 Kbps Data 2048 Kbps Data 4096 Kbps Data 256 Kbps Data + VoIP 512 Kbps Data + VoIP 2048 Kbps Data + VoIP 4096 Kbps Data + VoIP Total per Sector Total per 6-Sector BST 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 .1:10 No.0% 0.2% 100% No.1% 39% 6% 1. 1 2 3 Confidential and Proprietary • • G.5MHz Channel Pct 20% 28% 5% 1.4% 0.Sector Capacity Example – 3.5 MHz • • Voice: 70mErl with 1% GOS Data over subscription .

NLOS Functionality Confidential and Proprietary Quality of Service: • Multi Application support Carrier Class Functionality: • High Availability.Key Issues for Operators Performance: • Capacity. Scalable Solutions Coverage: • Range. Throughput. Redundancy. NMS 21 .

NLOS Functionality • • Extended coverage and reach increases market share and revenue Easier installation reduces operation & installation costs. enabling for subscriber installed CPEs (“zero install”) OFDM Modulation overcomes multi-path and deep fades in parts of the spectrum • Confidential and Proprietary OFDM CPE Location 22 .

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Service Assumptions Deployment Scenario: Area* Households/mile2 500 1.500 4.544 Mbps 512 Kbps 256 Kbps Take Rate 5% 30% 65% Gold Silver Bronze Service penetration rate of – 10% Over-Subscription – 20 •Infrastructure Price per line <$50 in all scenarios 24 Key is reducing Customer Acquisition Cost (CPE) .000 Rural Suburban Low Density Suburban High Density Urban Service Level Service Level* Confidential and Proprietary Up Link 256 Kbps 128 Kbps 96 Kbps Down Link 1.500 15.

Mobile BreezeMAX .

16 PHY+ MAC RAN Border GW R-P PDSN/ FA 3GPP2 IP WAN AAA DNS/ DHCP HA HO Wt2 BS Target RAN IP Network (Internal WAN) PDG or GGSN 3GPP IP WAN AAA DNS/ DHCP BGW Confidential and Proprietary Wt1 802.16 DSL IP Core AAA DNS/ DHCP 26 PHY+ MAC BMAX RAN Core Network .16 Air I/f BSBSServing DCF Wt1 Wn or Gn HLR Wc3 ??? MSS 802.16 PHY+ DCF MAC HO 802. RAN IP Network (Internal WAN) DCF RAN Border GW BRAS PPPoE BS Target 802.16 PHY+ MAC BSBSServing DCF WRSC * For DSL Core the handoff between two RANs will not be performed.Mobile BMAX Architecture WRSC (WRAN Soft Controller) • RAN AAA Proxy • Mobility Management Wc1 Wc2 802.

data & Voice services over converged IP network Embedded QoS – Real / non Real-time communication modes Embedded Multicast / Broadcast service SLA on different bases Handoff Capability • Seamless Intra-Operator handoff & roaming • Multimode handoff (with WiFi and 3G) Common CRM with existing network (DSL or 3G) – billing. service platforms “SIM Concept” Confidential and Proprietary • • 27 . customer database. NMS.Mobile BMAX Service Objectives • • • • • • • Mobile DSL – “ Accessibility Anywhere” Effective User Rate (similar to DSL+) Video.

~1 km (urban). 10 Mbps (aggregate) • Cell Range .Mobile BMAX Performance Objective • Capacity per Sector – hundreds (>1000 subs). 25-35 km (rural) • Dedicated licensed RF band (FDD or TDD) • RF deployment – Reuse One • RF Scalability & Spectral Efficiency • Hand-off timeouts – 30-40 msec • Hand-off frequency • Pedestrian – 2-3 HO/min • Vehicle – 10-12 HO/min 28 Confidential and Proprietary .

core network.Mobile BMAX RAN Architecture Objectives • Open modular network architecture – IP-based • Multi-hierarchical network structure – flexible connectivity networking. various BS scalability/applications • Multi-vendor interoperability – standard interfacing will allow different BS in RAN • Backhaul Utilization – cascade traffic aggregation. using standard equipment • Fast Handoff between BS • Smooth integration with current Fixed/Mobile core networks 29 Confidential and Proprietary . flexible access to IP.

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