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• Explain Co-siting with older GSM BTSs and WCDMA/LTE BTSs For internal use 4 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . • Describe the different configuration on the radio part. the participant will be able to: • Explain the various type of configuration options supported by Flexi Multiradio BTS • Describe the different options according to how the radios and the system modules are configured in optical RP3-1 interfaces.Module objectives After completing this learning element.

Capacity and Coverage Categories and Rules of Configuration Radio connection principles and terms Configuration Options RP3 capacity Configuration Options RP3 capacity Example of Configuration Flexi Multiradio Co-Siting For internal use 5 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .Content Combining.

Capacity and Coverage For internal use 6 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .Combining.

max 6 TRXobjects or 3/4 3G carriers/pipe RRH 6. the frequencies consumption is high. min 1 TRX object or 3G carrier/pipe • With IDD doubled nominally the TRX object power level. High Capacity • • • RM 10W min/TRX object. Likely going for dual band within 2G (900 & 1800) and separately within 3G (900 & 2100). max 6 TRX objects or 3/4 3G carriers/pipe 3x3G carriers fit in 850 and 900 band and for 1800 band 4 carriers fit into one RM pipe High capacity & coverage simultaneously • • • Use RMs or RRHs with IDD. Capacity and Coverage (1/3) High coverage • RM 60W max/TRX object. If the BTS is not having remote islands.67W min/TRx object.Combining. min 1 TRX object or 3G carrier/pipe • RRH 40W max/TRX object. If remote islands are included the headcount of FR modules may be very high For internal use 7 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

The uplink gain is unavailable unless configured in the same time 4UD. Combining DPTRX Feature • Later than ME1 (EX3. Capacity and Coverage (2/3) Low capacity & coverage simultaneously • Use only RRHs Combining IDD Feature • • RM & RRH DL gain is nominally 2…3dB at mobiles.5 dB For internal use 8 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .1). Performance gain is max 2. IDD is easy to build with RRH as it has 2 antenna interfaces and antenna optimized configuration as HW support.Combining. used external summing device to further boost Tx output power.

This feature has following limitations: for RMs and RRHs. but still be heard. For internal use 9 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . The intention is to get more power for weaker CS/PS connections and still retain fairly big capacity. The HW limits the summary power level to 60W RM/40W RRH on each timeslot. Capacity and Coverage (3/3) Dynamic Power Sharing • • • Here the cumulative Tx power level can in theory exceed the FR power budget . only for 2G in a pipe of RM/RRH. but in average the further and weaker mobiles can still be heard and in case of rare Tx compression the mobiles will suffer of worse DL quality. but it is restricted by cumulative means once an active connection is requested by BSC to increase DL power and it is approaching BCCH power level (that is 0 = max). at least 3 TRX objects reside in one pipe.Combining.

RP3 topology does not support duplicated links. Without sharing it is 9 for low bands and 12 for high bands. 3G cells count is max 3 and with 6 carriers in one RM when shared. loops. nor recovery For internal use 10 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .Categories and Rules of Configuration Overview • Main configuration rule is: – support for 36 TRXs of 2G carriers and that can be deployed to max 12 sectors having max 16 TRX objects. The limitation comes from frequency budget • Currently in ME1 (EX3. – – – – 2G has no configuration limitations with sharing. star connections. redundancy.1).

Invalid (=I) configurations • Example extension FSM used in shared configuration in ME1 For internal use 11 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .g. but the later FR is defined in SCF.Categories and Rules of Configuration Configuration categories Mandatory (=M) configurations • These configurations are defined in Product definition and recommended for customers and are mandatory to be tested by NSN. • Promoted for testing both extremes: min capacity config with max coverage and max capacity config resulted with min coverage. 3 RMs antenna optimized where each RM pipes belong to only one sector at a time. • A chain of 2 or 3 FRs and the earlier in chain FR is undefined in SCF. • Principally the performance of these configurations is optimal Supported (=S) configurations • The configurations are supported but the performance of these configurations may not be optimal Not supported (=NS) configurations • Configuration is inefficient e.

Categories and Rules of Configuration For internal use 12 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

6. 40W Tx power level with RM. 20. 3G must be sync master and 2G must be sync slave 1 dedi & 1 shared RM. 20. 10. 40W with RRH 1+1+1…6+6+6/1 RM. 2km and max 2 of them included by chaining up to 3 RMs or RRHs E1/T1 based transport is separated for 2G and 3G sharing Ethernet based is combined for 2G and 3G sharing Combination of this list All testing is done For internal use 13 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . max BB hopping 6+6+6 (applies also to ANT hopping) Antenna optimized config with 2…4 RMs 900 & 1800 dual band <= 6 sectors Remote islands: 200m.7. 2+2+2…12+12+12/2 RMs and RRHs (with all hopping modes) All configurations specified in marketing material When shared with 3G.Categories and Rules of Configuration Mandatory Configuration • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1…4 RMs and RRHs Max 1 shared RM and RRH 10.

8.6 RMs and RRHs 2 shared RMs and RRHs When shared with 3G simulated 3G can be sync slave and 2G must be sync master MOBSS. EDGE license optimization dual band with any TRXs belonging to any band. 13. but only 2 bands together Max 12 sectors Remote islands: <=20km and max 3 of them SW invisible built co-siting configuration (where Rx gains are customized) To guarantee future proofness.Categories and Rules of Configuration Supported Configuration • • • • • • • • • • • • 1UD. 60W Tx power level with RM.3W with RRH 5.. 1UD with RRH 15. 30. when shared 2G is sync master Combination of this list For internal use 14 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . IDD with 4UD with RM. IDD with 2UD..

but also link slave for shared RM or RRH 4UD & IDD. but also link master for shared RM or RRH Sync master. 2UD & IDD with RRH No SW/system testing is done For internal use 15 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .Categories and Rules of Configuration Not Supported Configuration • • • • • • • 7…12 RMs or RRHs 3 shared RMs or RRHs BB hopping among 2 shared RMs or above 6+6+6 configuration Remote islands: <=40km and max 3 of them Sync slave.

For internal use 17 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . 2UD Rx configurations can be used with normal TRXs 4UD configurations can only be used with IDD. The Tx aux is located in another pipe than Tx main. 3G BTS in RU20 supports only usage of ports1&2. III. RRH. ESMx) can be used to interconnect to peer module (RM) when SCF file has such defined. 4UD is antenna optimized configuration when 2 or more TRXs configured to IDD. In shared case. V. in antenna optimized configuration. but not tested. Any RP3-01 port of any module (RM. These configurations are discouraged and BTS SW may find broken / operation degraded alarms on them and the performance can be poorer than nominal performance and TRX test may not work. Only 1 pcs of RP3-01 links from ESMx are supported at a time to one RM in ME1 (EX3. 3G FSM is excluded from this rule. 1UD. II.1) release (not supported dependent capacity RP3-01 link to same RM).Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules. The frequency budget must now fit to the used pipes in IDD & 2UD or IDD & 4UD. the associated FRs needs to have same SM as radio master. Unspecified configurations (not specified in this doc) may also be supported. Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (1/6) I. IDD also accepts 2UD. but other pipe carrying aux Tx and 2nd and 3rd Rx diversity does not have to be specified to have any operational capacity for any TRX object. IV.

once configured.Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules. but can also be taken from the same RM. No RF cables (including Co-Siting or cross-feeding RF cabling) can be autodetected. RM and RRH can not be used simultaneously in same sector. is typically taken from neighbour RM. Maximum of two RM modules can be installed on one casing for pole or wall configurations. For internal use 18 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . any of external antenna connectors can be used to feed out the Rx diversity signal with other BTS. VII. still defined in SCf file 4 antennas. Cross-feeding. Any power connector of ESMx or FSM can be used to provide the power supply to FR module. Then RRH is ignored. If cross-fed between 2 RMs with antenna optimized configuration. No active SW support possible except SCF’s custom Rx gain setting. With VIII. However both IDD and normal TRX objects can be used in same sector. Any TRX object numbers can be allocated on any FR pipes except on FR on SM’s port4 that can only have TRX objects 1…18 allocated. IX. In addition. X. The Rx diversity coming from other BTS must be fed into Rx diversity connector. RM and for external antenna connectors belonging to same sector. Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (2/6) VI. the FR can also be power fed by external power supply (applies typically in remote island cases). Note that cross-feeding is visible in SCF file so that it is counted as additional antenna.

used as per which technology is present standalone or which technologies are shared as per following table: Technology /bandwidth 2G standalone Modu lo 4 Consumed indexes/capacity 1 for 11 TRXs (to fit max 36 TRXs in one RP3-01) 2 indexes for 1 carrier 2 for 1 3G carrier. 1 for 1 TRXs 3G standalone 2G & 3G together LTE/20MHz LTE/15MHz LTE/10MHz LTE/5MHz LTE/3MHz LTE/1.4MHz & 2G 16 16 2 8 4 8 16 32 4 8 16 32 XII. MIMO doubles capacity 2 for LTE carrier 2 for LTE carrier 2 for LTE carrier. MOBSS or EDGE license (will be built looking like MOBSS) optimized configurations are based on having 2 artifically split sectors using the same Tx and Rx antennas. 1 for 2G 2 TRXs 2 for LTE carrier 6 for LTE carrier (made actually 3 x 5MHz) 2 for LTE carrier.4MHz LTE/10MHz & 2G LTE/5MHz & 2G LTE/3MHz & 2G LTE/1. MIMO doubles capacity 2 for LTE carrier.Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules. 1 for 5 TRXs 2 for LTE carrier. RP3 link modulo per each RP3 link shall be For internal use 19 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (3/6) XI. That can only be built with SCF configuration having more than 1 sector sharing the same antennas and it can be resolved when TRX objects belonging to 2 different sectors are mapped to same antennas. 1 for 11 TRXs 2 for LTE carrier. 1 for 2 TRXs 2 for LTE carrier.

XVI. the first/only defined object number must reside within range 1…18. When 2G TRX objects are defined. For RM. ME1 (EX3. FSM towards ESMx sync cabling shall be taken from RP3 ext1 connector of FSM. those TRX objects will never become functional. FSM. but for antenna connectors right to left [NOTE: When observed in front of the front panel]. In 3G the asymmetric configurations (like 2+1+2) will be converted to next equal configuration (becomes 2+2+2) for internal 3G capacity allocations. RM and RRH modules follow connector numbering notation from left to right. ESMx. XV. Asymmetrical configurations are supported without any limitations.Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules. They may also have different BC(C)H power levels.1) nor RU20 do not support 3G extension FSM in shared configurations. Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (4/6) XIII. Furthermore. If specified TRX object number(s) 19…36 and ESMB (with 18 TRX objects capacity only) exists. the antennas have flat numbering (RM:1…6 and RRH:1…2) without distinguishing is the antenna dual duplexed Tx & Rx or Rx diversity only. For internal use 20 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . the Rx diversity to other BTS is fed from ext Rx connector per pipe (this is co-siting. XIV. not cross-feeding). XVII.

For internal use 21 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . ESMx and flexi multiradio BTS is always incompliant with 3G HW release 1.Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules. Ethernet link follows the FCB. Sync master SM – sync slave SM RP3-01 connection must have minimized and always known length due to minimize extra timing compensation to shared FRs. XX. Synchronization slave SM indirectly forwards the FCB received from synchronization master to its dedicated FRs.2G dedicated or shared configuration will be terminated for 2G at each FR’s MAIA ASIC based on sector to antenna(s) mapping configuration (retrievable from SCF and BTS_CONF_DATA). XXI. FR and FSM HW release V2. Therefore FSFO Flexi System Fibre HF 2M 471851A cable shall only be used. Synchronization master SM defines the Air interface timing and respective FCB shall feed to its dedicated and shared FRs. XIX. Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (5/6) XVIII.1 or newer must however be compliant with FR HW release 2.

Pipes of Remote islands of more than 200 meters distance can not reside in same sector. XXIV. XXV.The 2G technology Air interface timing must be aligned according to legacy BTS products. XXVIII.MHA or any other antenna line device capable that is shared between 2 FR:s must not have different technology as radio masters.One sector having some pipes normal and some other pipes antenna optimized is untested. XXVII. Max supported 72 antennas: with 6 sectors 6 antennas each. Then common BCCH and multi BCF features can work. Note: not tested 9 sectors where each sector is having 4 antennas.Categories and Rules of Configuration Modules.At RP3 nodes autodetection all payload slots are marked for control usage. For internal use 22 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . Rationale: The recovery and alarms handling would become unspecified.<empty> XXVI. with 12 sectors 3 antennas each. XXIII. The mobiles start have issues with incorrect radio propagation delays. like 2G ultrasite and FlexiEDGE BTSs so that unified Air interface timing is possible. Tested with 36 antennas. Cabling configuration Rules and exceptions (5/7) XXII.

5MHz 20MHz 15MHz UL bw 20MHz 12.Medusa HW Configuration Radio Frequency Types Abbreviation FXDA FXDJ FXEA FXCA Product name Flexi RF Module Triple 900 Flexi RF Module Triple 900. J-band Flexi RF Module Triple 1800 Flexi RF Module Triple 850 DL bw 20MHz 12.5MHz 30MHz 15MHz FXFA FHDA FHEA Flexi RF Module Triple 1900 Flexi RRH 40+40W 900 Flexi RRH 40+40W 1800 20MHz 25MHz 25MHz 20MHz 35MHz 40MHz For internal use 23 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Radio connection principles and terms For internal use 24 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Radio connection principles Dedicated mode RM/RRH Dedicated and shared radio Radio Sharing ESMB/C sync ESMB/C RM/RRH ESMB/C sync RM/RRH RM/RRH FSMx FSMx RM/RRH RM/RRH FSMx System Module chaining ESMB/C FSMx FSM EXT RM/RRH Dedicated and shared chained radios RM/RRH ESMB/C FSMx FSM EXT ESMB/C sync RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH RM/RRH FSMx For internal use 25 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Radio connection principles Configuration options 1. 3 Gbit/s vs. 3-pipe vs. Chained Radio Modules (more than 1 RM behind a link) 4. multiple connections between System and Radio Modules 3. Single vs. 6 Gbit/s RP3-01 link 5. single radio technology configuration For internal use 26 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . RRH configuration 2. Multiradio vs.

– For higher LTE capacity cases (e. 6 Gbit/s RP3-01 is proposed • Single fiber RP3-01 Multiradio connections are capacity limited For internal use 27 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .g chaining and LTE Uplink diversity).Radio connection principles RP3 capacity See the attached calculations: • The capacity critical cases are the Multiradio configurations with wide LTE bandwidth – A separate RP3-01 from both 2G and LTE System Modules to the 3-pipe Module is proposed.

Up to 36 TRX per BTS (BCF) – Up to 108TRX (36+36+36) in one sits using Multi BCF/common BCCH • Very High capacity sites possible without any cabinets • Antenna Optimized Configurations • Frequency bands – GSM 850. 900. 3x 60W@antennaconnector • Flexible capacity increase from small to very large configurations – Up to 6 cells with 1-12 TRX/cell. 2 modules Max GSM configuration/BCF 36 TRX. 3 sector support. 3 modules Max GSM configuration (Multi BCF) up to 36/36/36. 1900 – Single and Dual Band Configurations FXxA FXxA ESMC FXxA FXxA ESMC FXxA FXxA FXxA ESMB FXxA ESMC FXxA ESMC Min GSM configuration 6/6/6.1800.Radio connection principles Flexi Multiradio BTS: from small to large GSM configurations • Up to 18 GSM TRX. 9 modules For internal use 29 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Radio connection principles Optical RP3 01 interfacing between SM and RFM OBSAI GSM SM RFM 900/1800 • Optical OBSAI RP3 01 interface between System Module and RF Module/RRH • Several RF Modules can be simultaneously connected to GSM System Modules in the Base Station • The Radios can be in the same or different bands • Radio Connections options – Separate RP3 01 connections to the system modules (up to 4 RF Modules can be connected to the system Module – Chained* radios (Up to 3 Radios can be chained together in one chain) Single RM RFM 900/1800 GSM SM RFM 900/1800 2 unchained RMs. Single/Dual Band For internal use 30 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . Single/Dual Band GSM SM *Single Technology Chained configurations will be supported with the first Multiradio Maintenance Release (LE P1 2010) RFM 900/1800 RFM 900/1800 2 Chained* RMs.

Radio connection principles Optical RP3 01 interfacing between SM and RFM RFM 900/1800 GSM SM RFM 900/1800 GSM SM RFM 900/1800 RFM 900/1800 RFM 900/1800 RFM 900/1800 3 unchained RMs. Single Band GSM SM RFM 900/1800 • 3 RMs in 1800 and 1 in 900 • 3 RMs in 900 and 1 in RM in 1800 RFM 900/1800 4 unchained RM. Single/Dual Band RFM RFM RFM 900/1800 • 2 RM in GSM 900 and 2 in 1800 RFM 900/1800 GSM SM RFM RFM 4 unchained RM. Dual Band *Single Technology Chained configurations will be supported with the first Multiradio Maintenance Release (LE P1 2010) For internal use 31 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . Single/Dual Band 3 Chained* RMs.

Radio connection principles Optical RP3 01 interfacing between SM and RRH OBSAI GSM SM Single sector RRH RRH 900/1800 GSM SM RRH 900/1800 GSM SM RRH 900/1800 RRH 900/1800 RRH 900/1800 RRH 900/1800 3 unchained RRH 3 Chained* RRH *Single Technology Chained configurations will be supported with the first Multiradio Maintenance Release (LE P1 2011) For internal use 32 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

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6 antenna ports/module • 1 x Pol antenna per sector • Output Power • 1/1/1 @ 60W per TRX • 2/2/2 @ 30W per TRX • 3/3/3 @ 20W per TRX • 4/4/4 @ 15W per TRX • 6/6/6 @ 10W per TRX RX main RX div LNA LNA X RX Duplexer TX RX main RX div MCPA RXMC LNA LNA X RX Duplexer TX RX main RX div MCPA RXMC LNA LNA RX Note: Asymmetric powers per TRX are also supported e.g.RF Configuration Cross polarized antennas RF Configurations with single RF Module X TX RM MCPA RXMC Duplexer • Up to 666 with 1 Radio Module • 2 way diversity. 4/4/4 with BCCH and 1 TCH TRX@20W and other 2 TCH TRXs@10Weach For internal use 34 © Nokia Siemens Networks RP3 Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Single band RF Configurations with 2 RF Modules (one sector shown) • Chained or unchained RMs • 1 x Pol antenna per sector** • Output Power • 2/2/2 @ 60W per TRX • 4/4/4 @ 30W per TRX • 6/6/6 @ 20W per TRX • 8/8/8* @ 15W per TRX • 12/12/12* @ 10W per TRX TX RP3 TX RX main RX div RM1 MCPA RXMC X Duplexer RX Duplexer LNA LNA RM2 MCPA RXMC RP3 RX main RX div LNA LNA RX Antenna Optimized Configuration . the total traffic gets reduced and RX Diversity would be lost * With ESMC **Both the branches must be tuned to the same RF Frequency Range For internal use 35 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .The sectors are spread over 2 RMs to allow maximum availability .If one RM becomes unavailable.

RF Configuration Single Band RF Configurations with 3 RF Modules (one sector shown) TX RP3 RX main RX div RM1 MCPA RXMC RM1 Rx RM2 DRX X Duplexer LNA LNA • Chained or unchained RMs • Antenna optimized** • 3 antenna Lines per sector • Output Power • 3/3/3 @ 60W per TRX • 6/6/6 @ 30W per TRX • 12/12/12* @ 15W per TRX RX RM2 Rx Duplexer RM3 DRX TX RP3 RX main RM2 MCPA RXMC LNA LNA RX RX div RM3 Rx TX RP3 RM3 MCPA RXMC RM1 DRX Duplexer Antenna Optimized Configuration • • The sectors are spread over 3 RMs to allow maximum availability If one RM becomes unavailable. the traffic capacity would decrease and RX Diversity would be lost for 1 RM RX main RX div LNA LNA RX * With ESMC **All the branches must be tuned to the same RF Frequency Range For internal use 36 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Single Band RF Configurations with 4 RF Modules RM1 (one sector shown) TX MCPA Duplexer RX RP3 RX main RX div RXMC LNA X LNA • 4 Unchained RMs • Antenna Optimized RP3 TX MCPA RXMC RM2 LNA LNA Duplexer RX RX main RX div • 2 x Pol antenna per sector** • Output Power • 4/4/4 @ 60W/TRX • 8/8/8 @ 30W/TRX X TX RP3 RX main RX div MCPA RXMC RM3 LNA LNA Duplexer RX • 12/12/12* @ 20W/TRX RP3 TX RX main * With ESMC MCPA RXMC RM4 LNA LNA Duplexer RX RX div **All the branches must be tuned to the same RF Frequency Range For internal use 37 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Dual band RF Configurations with 2 RF Modules (one sector shown) X TX RP3 RM1 MCPA RXMC Duplexer RFM 900 • Chained or Unchained RMs • 2x Pol antenna per sector RX main LNA LNA RX RX div • GSM 900: Up to 6/6/6@10W/TRX • GSM 1800: Up to 6/6/6@10W/TRX RP3 RX main TX X RM2 MCPA RXMC Duplexer LNA LNA Flexible o/p power/TRX enables different combinations of Macro cell 900 and Micro cell 1800 RX RX div RFM 1800 For internal use 38 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Dual Band RF Configurations with 3 RF Modules (one sector shown) Cross polarized antennas TX RP3 RX main RX div RM1 MCPA RXMC X RFM 900/1800 Duplexer LNA LNA • Chained or Unchained RMs • Mixed: Normal and Antenna Optimized • 2 x Pol antenna per sector* RX Duplexer TX RM2 MCPA RXMC GSM 900 # 4/4/4@30W/TRX 6/6/6@20W/TRX 8/8/8@15W/TRX GSM 1800 # X RFM 900/1800 RP3 2/2/2@30W/TRX 3/3/3@20W/TRX 4/4/4@15W/TRX RX main RX div LNA LNA RX Duplexer TX RM3 MCPA RXMC # or vice versa RP3 RX main LNA LNA RFM 900/1800 RX RX div With 2xESMB (Cositing) or 1x ESMC for >18 TRX *Both the branches must be tuned to the same RF Frequency Range For internal use 39 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Dual Band RF Configurations with 4 RF Modules RM1 (one sector shown) TX MCPA Duplexer RX RP3 RX main RX div RXMC LNA X RFM 900 LNA • 4 Unchained RMs • Antenna Optimized • 2 x Pol antenna per sector* • GSM 900: up to 6/6/6@20W/TRX • GSM 1800: up to 6/6/6@20W/TRX RP3 RP3 TX MCPA RXMC RM2 LNA LNA Duplexer RX RX main RX div RFM 900 X TX RX main MCPA RXMC RM3 LNA LNA Duplexer RX RFM 1800 Flexible o/p power/TRX enables different combinations of Macro cell 900 and Micro cell 1800 RP3 RX div TX RX main RX div MCPA RXMC RM4 LNA LNA For internal use 40 © Nokia Siemens Networks *Both the branches in each band must be tuned to the same Rx Frequency Range Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 Duplexer RX RFM 1800 .

or • GSM 1800 6/6/6. GSM 1800 2/2/2.RF Configuration Dual Band RF Configurations with 4 RF Modules RM1 (one sector shown) TX MCPA Duplexer RX RP3 RX main RX div RXMC LNA X RFM 900 LNA • 4 Unchained RMs • Antenna Optimized • 5 antenna lines per sector* • Output Power 30W/TRX • GSM 900 6/6/6. GSM 900 2/2/2 TX RP3 MCPA RXMC RM2 LNA LNA Duplexer RX RX main RX div X RFM 900 TX RP3 RX main RX div MCPA RXMC RM3 LNA LNA Duplexer RX Duplexer RX RFM 900 X TX RP3 RX main RX div MCPA RXMC RM4 LNA LNA RFM 1800 For internal use 41 © Nokia Siemens Networks *Both the branches in each band must be tuned to the same Rx Frequency Range Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

40% load) • 25% lesser sites when compared to 3 sector solution • Deployment with Bi-sector Array antennas – 4 port antenna – Two “6 sector” antennas in common Radome – Small adjacent sector overlap and asymmetrical pattern reduce – Fits into the existing frequency plan for BCCH and TCH interference Conventional Multi-Sector For internal use 42 © Nokia Siemens Networks TenXC Bi-Sector Array Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .RF Configuration Most Compact and unique 6 sector GSM site Up to 25% less sites for same coverage area as for 3 sectors • Flexi Multiradio BTS Feeder less Site • 1 System Module and 2 RF modules • 6 Sectors (up to 6TRX each) • Less than 70Kg • Power consumption 1080W (6 x 6.

3W (2 ant/sect) • 4 TRX * 10W (2 ant/sect) • 5 TRX * 8W (2 ant/sect) • 6 TRX * 6.RF Configuration RRH single sector configuration Flexible RRH configurations • Dual Duplexer to enable MIMO and 2-way diversity schemes for 1 sector (2 antenna ports / module)  Up to 6+6 MIMO or 12 with 1 RRH • Capacity extensions with chaining  12+12+12 with 3 RRH • Cost optimized for 1 sector MIMO configurations TX Optical RP3 RX main MCPA RRH LNA X Duplexer Duplexer TX RX main MCPA LNA Flexi RRH 2TX 900 and 1800 MCPA1 GSM Dedicated Mode 1TRX@40W/TRX 2TRX@20W/TRX 3TRX@13W/TRX 4TRX@10W/TRX 5TRX@8W/TRX 6TRX@6W/TRX Configurations: • Minimum: up to 6+6 MIMO (1 module) • Maximum: up to 12+12+12 (3 RRH) • With these power steps: • 1 TRX * 40W (2 ant/sect) • 2 TRX * 20W (2 ant/sect) • 3 TRX * 13.7W (2 ant/sect) For internal use 43 © Nokia Siemens Networks MCPA2 1TRX@40W/TRX 2TRX@20W/TRX 3TRX@13W/TRX 4TRX@10W/TRX 5TRX@8W/TRX 6TRX@6W/TRX RRH unit 2TRX@40W/TRX 4TRX@20W/TRX 6TRX@13W/TRX 8TRX@10W/TRX 10TRX@8W/TRX 12TRX@6W/TRX Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Single band RF Configurations Example: 3 chained RRH at different Locations TX MCPA RRH1 LNA X Duplexer RP3 GSM SM RX main TX RX main RP3 MCPA LNA Remote Sector 1 Duplexer Duplexer Suitable for remote islands 1x Pol antenna per sector Output Power: 22/2@ 40W per TRX 4/4/4@ 20W per TRX 6/6/6@ 13W per TRX 8/8/8@ 10W per TRX 10/10/10@ 8W per TRX 12/2/12@ 6W per TRX RP3 TX RX main MCPA RRH2 LNA X TX RX main MCPA LNA Remote Sector 2 Duplexer Duplexer X TX RX main MCPA RRH3 LNA Remote Sector 3 Duplexer TX RX main For internal use 44 © Nokia Siemens Networks MCPA LNA Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Antenna Optimized Configuration Example: 3 RRH on Common Pole or Mast Top TX RP3 RX main MCPA RRH1 LNA Sector 1 Duplexer Duplexer Sector 2 TX RX main MCPA LNA • Suitable for co located sectors • 1x Pol antenna per sector • One sector is spread over two RRHs • Allows High Redundancy • Failure of one RRH does not result in total Failure of any sector. RP3 TX MCPA RRH2 LNA Sector 3 Duplexer RX main Sector 1 Duplexer TX RX main MCPA LNA TX RX main RP3 TX RX main For internal use 45 © Nokia Siemens Networks MCPA RRH3 LNA Duplexer Duplexer Sector 2 MCPA LNA Sector 3 Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration Common Sector Configuration # of carriers (2G-3G) 1 2 3 4 60 30 20 15 Max Tx Power Antenna optimized No No No No 1 1 1 1 # of RF branches (pipes) # of antennas 1 or 2 1 or 2 1 or 2 1 or 2 6 2 4 6 8 12 6 1 (2G) – 1 (3G) 2 (2G) – 1 (3G) 3 (3G) – 1 (3G) 2 (2G) – 1 (3G) 4 (2G) – 2 (3G) 1 IDD 2 IDD 4 IDD 1 IDD nad 2 non-IDD For internal use 46 © Nokia Siemens Networks 10 60 30 20 15 10 30 40 – 20 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 or 2 2 2 2 2 or 4 2 or 4 2 or 4 1 or 2 20 – 40 20 – 20 10 – 40 10 – 30 20 – 40 20 – 20 60 60 30 30/30 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 1 2 2 2 or 4 2 or 4 2 or 4 2 1 or 2 2 or 4 2 or 4 2 2 4 2 No 1 1 or 2 Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

**) One FPMA supports up to four FPAAs. ***) An FSEC is also required since a maximum of two FPDAs can be installed in parallel for each System Module. FPBAs may also be installed in the FPMA. The number of power modules is based on maximum power consumption and does not account for redundancy.RF Configuration Configurations) Common configurations – Dedicated 2G Configuration # of FXxx # of ESMB/C # of FPAA *) **) # of FPDA *) # antennas Unchained RF Module 1+1+1 up to6+6+6 2UD Two chained RF Modules 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD Three chained RF Modules 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD Two unchained RF Modules 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD Three unchained RF Modules 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD Four unchained RF Modules 4+4+4 up to 12+12+12 2UD 1 2 3 2 3 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 3 4 5 1 2 2 2 2 3 ***) 6 12 18 12 18 24 *) Optional depending on the external power source. For internal use 47 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

FPBAs may also be installed in the FPMA.RF Configuration Configurations) One RF Module antenna optimised 2 up to 12 OMNI 2UD Two chained RF Modules antenna optimised 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD Three chained RF Modules antenna optimised 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD Common configurations – Antenna Optimized # of FXxx 1 1 # of ESMB/C # of FPAA *) **) 2 # of FPDA *) 1 # antennas 12 2 1 3 2 12 3 1 4 2 18 *) Optional depending on the external power source. **) One FPMA supports up to four FPAAs. For internal use 48 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 . The number of power modules is based on maximum power consumption and does not account for redundancy.

RF Configuration Antenna Sharing with GSM/WCDMA Concurrent/Non concurrent mode TX RP3 RM1 MCPA RXMC X Duplexer Non Concurrent Mode RM1: GSM Mode RM2: WCDMA Mode Concurrent Mode RM1/RM2: GSM/WCDMA GSM RX main RX div LNA LNA RX RP3 TX RP3 RM2 MCPA RXMC Duplexer WCDMA RX main RX div LNA LNA RX For internal use 49 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration 2+2+2 Flexi EDGE extension to 4+4+4 with RFM (one sector shown) For internal use 50 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

RF Configuration
Outdoor cabinet configurations
basic GSM 12+12+12 & 3G/LTE Full cabinet

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RF Configuration
Indoor cabinet configurations

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Example of Configuration

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Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 1+1+1 up to 6+6+6 2UD with 1 unchained RF Module • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 1 RF Module (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 FXxx ESMB/C For internal use 54 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD with two chained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 FXxx ESMB/C FXxx PWR IN For internal use 55 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD configuration with three chained RF Modules OPT 1 • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 3 RF Modules (FXxx) OPT 2 PWR IN PWR IN PWR IN PWR 1 PWR 2 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 OPT 1 OPT 2 FXxx FXxx OPT 1 ESMB/C FXxx PWR 3 For internal use 56 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 PWR IN OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD configuration with two unchained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 FXxx ESMB/C FXxx PWR IN For internal use 57 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD configuration with three unchained RF Modules OPT 1 • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 3 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR IN PWR IN PWR 1 PWR 2 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 OPT 1 FXxx FXxx OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 ESMB/C FXxx PWR 3 PWR IN For internal use 58 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 PWR IN OPT 1 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Dedicated 2G Configuration – 4+4+4 up to 12+12+12 2UD configuration with four unchained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 4 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR IN PWR IN PWR 1 PWR 2 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 OPT 1 FXxx OPT 1 FXxx OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 PWR 4 ESMB/C FXxx PWR 3 PWR IN OPT 1 FXxx PWR IN For internal use 59 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Antenna-optimised configurations – 2 up to 12 OMNI 2UD antenna-optimised configuration with one RF Module • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 1 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 FXxx ESMB/C For internal use 60 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Example of Configuration Antenna-optimised configurations – 2+2+2 up to 12+12+12 2UD antennaoptimised configuration with two chained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 FXxx ESMB/C FXxx PWR IN For internal use 61 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Antenna-optimised configurations – 3+3+3 up to 12+12+12 2UD antennaoptimised configuration with three chained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 3 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR IN PWR IN PWR 1 PWR 2 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 OPT 1 OPT 2 FXxx FXxx OPT 1 OPT 1 OPT 2 OPT 1 ESMB/C FXxx PWR 3 PWR IN For internal use 62 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 PWR IN OPT 1 OPT 1 .

Example of Configuration Shared 2G and 3G with RF Modules – 2G 1+1+1 up to 5+5+5/3G 1+1+1 2UD configuration with one RF Module • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) • 1 3G System Module (FSMx) OPT 1 PWR 1 PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 4 PWR AUX OPT EXT 1 ESMB/C FSMx FXxx PWR IN For internal use 64 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 OPT 2 .

FXxx For internal use 65 © Nokia Siemens Networks PWR IN Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 OPT 2 .Example of Configuration Concurrent dedicated (2G) and shared (2G and 3G) RF Modules – Concurrent dedicated configuration with 1+1+1 20W in 3G and 6+6+6 15W in 2G • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) • 1 3G System Module (FSMx) PWR 1 OPT 1 PWR 1 OPT 4 PWR AUX OPT 1 • 3G: 1+1+1 20W FXxx • 2G: 6+6+6 15W The maximum baseband hopping configuration is limited to 6+6+6 and highest usable OPT 1 OPT EXT 1 ESMB/C FSMx number of TRXs is 18.

Example of Configuration IDD configurations – 2G 1+1+1 up to 2+2+2 IDD 2UD configuration with two unchained RF Modules • 1 System Module (ESMB/C) • 2 RF Modules (FXxx) PWR IN PWR 1 OPT 1 OPT 1 FXxx ESMB/C FXxx PWR IN For internal use 66 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 OPT 1 .

Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting For internal use 67 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

cabinets and conversion/installation kits – Complies with the Flexi power modules and NSN power systems for Flexi – Flexi EDGE transmission plug-in units can be used within the Flexi MR system module – Compatible with the Flexi alarm extension modules (FSEB) • Radio Module is compatible with: – ESMx 2G System Module – Rel’2 WCDMA System Module – Flexi and Ultrasite antenna line • Co-siting is supported with: UltraSite and Flexi System modules – Co-siting with BTSplus is planned in RG20 For internal use 68 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Co-Siting with existing BTS Types • Flexi Multiradio BTS is a part of the Flexi platform – Fully compatible with the Flexi casings.

WCDMA / HSPA. LTE site Ultrasite 900 • Multiradio Modules can be installed inside UltraSite cabinets in space-limited sites to expand GSM / EDGE capacity or to be stacked on top of existing Flexi EDGE BTS for capacity expansion and evolution to future technologies Flexi Multiradio 900 / 1800 • The BTS types are synchronized for seamless cositing with Multi BCF / common BCCH • Operator can flexibly migrate to WCDMA / LTE using the same RF Modules.Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Co-Siting with UltraSite BTS and / or Flexi EDGE BTS (RG10ED) • Flexi Multiradio can be used as an expansion BTS to existing Flexi EDGE and UltraSite BTSs and allows the operators to create an effective and flexible GSM / EDGE. antennas and feeders Flexi Multiradio 900 / 1800 Flexi EDGE 900 • Transmission can be aggregated between the BTS types so as there is only one single connection to existing transmission equipment For internal use 69 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Evolution from any legacy BTS  Flexi LTE BTS co-siting Antenna Panel Existing or new Multiband antenna Existing or new Multiband antenna New Antenna Existing Antenna MHA/TMA Feeder Cable Existing Legacy BTS Inside Legacy BTS Combining Stacked installation Combining Flexi RF Module Flexi System 3 sector RF Module MHA/TMA Rooftop Optical /Antenna Installations Flexi System Feeder Cable Legacy BTS Legacy BTS Legacy BTS Flexi RF Module Flexi System For internal use 70 © Nokia Siemens Networks Migration Option 1 Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 Option 2 Option 3 .

Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Co-Siting technique (1/3) • Sharing of RX diversity paths after LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) • GSM Sharing of RX diversity paths can be done with UltraSite and Flexi EDGE in case that they operate in the same frequency band Flexi Multiradio BTS Flexi EDGE BTS For internal use 71 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Co-Siting technique (2/3) • Sharing of feeders using Diplexers ▪ Sharing of feeders is done when both BTSs operate in different frequency bands or in case RX diversity paths cannot be shared (3rd party BTS) diplexers For internal use 72 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 .

MRC For internal use 73 © Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE / 090610 *) MRC = multi radio combiner .Flexi Multiradio BTS GSM/EDGE Co-Siting Co-Siting technique (3/3) • Sharing of TX and RX antennas using Multi Radio Combiner (MRC) ▪ Sharing of TX and RX antennas using Multi Radio Combiner can be done with Flexi WCDMA release 1 BTS (both BTSs have to operate in the same frequency band).

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