Optimizer Introduction

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Contents
‡ Optimizer Overview ‡ Optimizer Interfaces ‡ Optimisation workflow in NetAct

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Functionality areas of NetAct
Reporting Configuring

Monitoring Nokia NetAct Planning

Optimising

Service Management

Security & System Management Adaptation Multiservice, Multitechnology & Multivendor Networks

Subscription Management

Functionality area

Optimizer Features
‡ Optimizer target is to provide GSM/GPRS/WCDMA functionality for ‡ maximising NW capacity utilisation rate ‡ optimising the service performance with minimum manual effort The application combines means for NW analysis and optimisation: ‡ Geographical NW visualisation and analysis ‡ Actual and planned configuration on a map ‡ Performance measurements with elements from GSM and WCDMA NW wide optimisation networks ‡ Manual optimisation Consistency checks ‡ GIS based adjacency management Rules Configuration KPI data data ‡ Browser based parameter management Cell ‡ Synchronised with CM Editor Parameters ‡ Automated optimisation ‡ Seamless integration with optimisation solutions
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Map data

Cell coverages Graphical map

Optimizer Interfaces 
  

Interfaces overview Interfaces with RAC Interfaces with Reporter Preliminary tasks

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05.Optimizer . ‡Channel Fin er ‡Define A jacencies PM Data 6 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.Interfaces and Data Flow Optimizer OSS Database Optimizer Database Planner I an AN xml CM Data RAC Uploa AC UALs Provision Plans Q.0 en / 05.3 Reporter A ministration of Measurements. e.2004 / Bettina Baacke .g.

g. Antenna data (bearing.0 en / 05. height) Network ata Reporter atabase P ata 7 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.Network Data and Non-Network Data Optimizer Optimizer Database Import Antenna data: Radiation pattern OSS Database SITE and ANTE RAC atabase RAC atabase ata C Non-network ata e. tilt.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.

g. adjacencies for new BTSs ‡ Performance statistics are retrieved from Reporter ‡ Internal access to PM database ‡ Selected set of KPIs for optimisation needs ‡ The same KPIs as in Reporter ‡ Optimizer combines the selected CM & PM information ‡ together with optimisation specific data ‡ User input for guiding the algorithms ‡ optimisation targets ‡ User specific map and browser view customisation ‡ optimisation results are stored as plans in RAC DB ‡ Common RAC functionality for plan management and provisioning ‡ Further plan processing in CM Editor. frequency allocation ‡ Planned: e.0 en / 05.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke . CM Analyser and CM Provisioner 8 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.g.Interworking with RAC and Reporter ‡ Optimizer obtains the actual or planned GSM configuration data from Radio Access Developer part of RAC ‡ Actual: e.

0 en / 05.Interworking with RAC and Reporter RAC CM Plan Manager CM Editor CM Analyser CM Provisioner Topology Browser CM Data Optimizer Reporter RNC B C B C Adminstration of Measurements Upload Managed Objects PM Data 9 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

ANTE ‡ Site ‡ HOC ‡ POC ‡ RAN objects ‡ RNC ‡ WBTS ‡ WCell ‡ ADJW. ADJG. ADCE.Configuration data for Optimizer 1. ADJS.05.0 en / 05. ADJI ‡ Site 10 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .1 ‡ Actual configuration data is presented in Navigator each time when Optimizer is opened ‡ Regularly synchronised with RAC database ‡ Object parameters identical in Optimizer and CM Editor ‡ GSM network objects ‡ BSC ‡ BCF ‡ BTS. TRX.

2004 / Bettina Baacke . GPRS and WCMDA RAN KPIs  Common KPI formula in all Reports and Optimizer keeps the consistency ‡ Interference measurement data as an exception  CF and DAC measurements are activated in BSC only when needed  Results are retrieved from PM database to Optimizer by request via a separate interface (IM creation)  Possible to provide the data also from an external tool (IM import) 11 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.KPIs from PM database ‡ Reporter collects the data from network and stores the counters  Dedicated KPIs provided in Reporter for different purposes  Optimizer Report defined containing KPIs needed for optimisation  KPIs are calculated based on scripts defined in Report Builder ‡ Selected KPIs from yesterday and last week are copied automatically to Optimizer database over night  Fixed set of GSM.0 en / 05.05.

05. The decisions are made based on measurements ‡ However the best accuracy and the best coverage of the measurements can be done with Mobile Measurements ‡ Coverage: the interference data is reported where the mobiles really are ‡ Standard MMRs (Mobile Measurement Reports) are used 12 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05. map data. antenna model ‡ Optimizer uses predictions mainly for visualisation and analysis.Why Mobile Measurement Based Optimisation Features? ‡ In most of the planning tools the radio environment (interference matrix etc) is estimated with predictions ‡ Predictions can be made quite accurate if all models are very accurate and tuned ‡ Propagation model.

05.Preliminary tasks 13 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Contents ‡ Check the Network Configuration Data ‡ Create Parameter Templates ‡ Managing Measurement Data 14 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.

0 en / 05.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Optimising a Network Using Optimizer Overview of the preliminary tasks Start CM Editor Check the network configuration data CM Editor Optimizer Create parameter templates Managing Measurement Data End 15 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.Checking the network configuration data  Importing Site and Antenna data  Check co-ordinate settings of SITE objects  Check the settings for the ANTE objects 16 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

Merge non NW data (using Plan Manager) 17 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Import SITE and ANTE objects Coordinates ‡Logitude ‡Latitude Antenna ‡Bearing ‡Tilt ‡Height Antenna XML file SITE XML file Site import Import Type: SITE information (using Plan Manager) Import Type: Plans Antenna import (using Plan Manager) Note: The radiation patterns need to be imported separately to Optimizer from the planning tool.05.

0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.Importing Site Data 18 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

05.Importing Site Data 19 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.

0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Importing Antenna Data 20 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.

05.0 en / 05.Checking the ANTE-objects in CM Editor 21 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

2004 / Bettina Baacke .Merging Non-Network Data 22 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.05.

0 en / 05.Checking the SITE-objects in CM Editor 23 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

Checking ANTE-objects in Optimizer 24 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .Creating parameter templates for new adjacencies  Template Management in CM Editor  Create a new template in CM Editor  Assign different templates to managed objects in CM Editor 25 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.Template Management in CM Editor 26 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .Create a New Template with CM Editor 27 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.0 en / 05.

05.Create a New Template with CM Editor 28 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.

05.0 en / 05.Assign Template to Managed Objects 29 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.Managing measurement data  Process of preparing and activating measurements  Concepts and purpose of BA list  Configuring a BA list using MML and CM Editor  Required measurements in BSC for frequency plan creation  Checking the prerequisites in BSC for starting the measurements  Starting measurements with Administration of Measurements 30 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.Preparation & Measurements activation START Obtain BCCH allocation lists information from the NW area to be optimized Create new BA Lists Benchmark the NW for comparison (KPIs) CM Editor CM Provisioner Administration of measurements Create configuration Plans to attach and activate BA lists to BSCs Schedule provisioning the configuration Plans to RNW Activate CF and DAC measurements and ensure that traffic and HO measurements are running Retrieve Measurement reports and generate Interference Matrix Covered in chapter ³Creating frequency Plan with Optimizer´ Optimizer 1.1 31 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.

‡A new BA list can be created using MML or CM Editor (plan based). ‡The reason for creating new BCCH Allocation lists is to retrieve also measurement data from surrounding cells which are not defined as adjacency cells.2004 / Bettina Baacke . *)Note: This is only important if the total amount of used BCCHs in the NW to be optimized exceeds 32. using Network Doctor) to investigate how the adjacencies are defined for each serving cell. *) ‡The existing BA lists contain only the BCCHs of the defined adjacency cells.0 en / 05.Concept and purpose of BA List ‡Obtain the exiting BA-list (e.05.g. ‡These new defined BA lists are used only during the Measuring period and should be removed after the measurements are completed. If less than 32 BCCHs are used then there is no need for this process step 32 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

Check existing BCCH Allocation Lists 33 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.

05.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Create Plan for New BA-List 34 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Update Plan 35 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.

Create Plan for New BA-List (Alternative) 36 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.

05.Create Plan for New BA-List (Alternative) Drag & Drop 37 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Create a new BA-list Pop up 38 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.

0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.Add Frequencies to BA-list 39 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

Assign BA-List to BTS 40 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.05.

Example for Attaching and Activating BA Lists using MMLs ‡ Create the BA list that contains all the BCCH frequencies ZEBC:yy.900:120&121&122&123&124&125&126&127&1 28&129&130&131.ACT=IDLE.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke . ‡ Where yy is the BA list id of the new BA list.05. ‡ Where xx is BTS id and yy is the id of the defined BA list that contains all BCCH frequencies 41 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2. 900 is the frequency band and the rest are the BCCH frequencies ‡ Set the IDLE BA list and IDLE list usage in active mode in each BTS ZEQB:BTS=xx:IDLE=yy.

05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Provision the Plan to the Network 42 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.

Measurements for NetAct Optimizer ‡ADJACENCY OPTIMIZATION ‡HO PERFORMANCE ‡TRAFFIC ‡DEFINED ACJACENCY CELL MEASUREMENTS * ‡CHANNEL FINDER MEASUREMENTS * ‡INTERFERENCE MATRIX GENERATION ‡DEFINED ACJACENCY CELL MEASUREMENTS * ‡CHANNEL FINDER MEASUREMENTS * * DAC and CF measurements have to be explicit activated during the optimization process 43 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

f31) BSC X defined G (f3. f8. f28. f2) BCCH 44 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05. f12) defined C (f7. f29.2004 / Bettina Baacke Reporter Un-defined A (f24. NCC. f6) defined D (f1. BCCH ‡ Reports collected to BSC ‡ Data analysis and thresholds provide adjacent cell rankings for each measured cell Un-defined E (f9. f25) defined H ( f22.0 en / 05. f15) defined B (f11. f15. f25. f33) .‡ ‡ Undefined and Defined Adjacent Cell Measurement MSs scan the whole BCCH block Cell identifiers are BCC. f5.

Handover attempts to adjacent cell 3.Adjacency Creation/Deletion Measurements BSC BCCH of undefined .2004 / Bettina Baacke .05..0 en / 05..and defined cells adjacent cells BT S BAL BAL BAL BAL = All BCCH Active MS ‡ In addition to Defined/Undefined Adjacent Cell Measurements Adjacency Creation and Deletion uses: 1. Handover traffic percentage 2. Handover success to adjacent cell 45 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.05.Check/Enable options in BSCs 46 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

05.Start Administration of Measurements 47 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .Create Measurement Plan 48 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.

Define Measurement Plan 1/2 49 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.0 en / 05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.Define Measurement Plan 2/2 50 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .0 en / 05.05.Start Measurement Plan 1/2 51 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

Start Measurement Plan 2/2 52 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.0 en / 05.2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.

2004 / Bettina Baacke .05.0 en / 05.Check Plan Details 53 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.

05.0 en / 05.Preliminary Tasks Summary ‡ Import sites and antennas (CM Plan Manager) ‡ « or create sites and antennas (CM Editor) ‡ Assign sites to network elements (CM Editor) ‡ Create Cell Antenna Links GCAL and WCAL (CM Editor) ‡ Create templates for cells and adjacencies (CM Editor) ‡ Plan BA lists for measurements (CM Editor) ‡ Define and activate CF and DAC measurements (Top Level UI -> Utils -> Administration of measurements) ‡ Reset BA lists (CM Editor) 54 © NOKIA / Preliminary tasks in Optimizer / 6-137228 / version 2.2004 / Bettina Baacke .

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