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Narrative Report

Submitted by:
Mercado, Crissa Janella F.
Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering

Ericsson Telecommunications, Inc.
22/F Net Square Building, 3rd Ave. corner 28th St., Crescent Park West, Bonifacio Global
City, Taguig
April 20, 2016 up to May19, 2016

They are the one who will design and inspect if the cell site is capable for an upgrade. the LAC and SAC of the RBS should be defined in all the MSC core. I’ve compiled all the TSSR documents and listed all the Rectifier Equipment details like the Rectifier Brand. Number of Rectifier Module. I was assigned in SMART NOC. Jobs Performed in the Company Technical Site Survey Report In my first day of internship. Introduction Supervised Industrial Training Program is a partial requirement of the graduating students that will help them face the real world. This will also help us to determine what track we wish to specialized with. Before we can start a functionality test. Battery Brand and Capacity. I was first assigned in Installation Engineering Department. the CGI of the RBS in the sites should be defined in all the MSC core. Pooling of sites means that the transmission is not a one-way communication. Number of Battery Banks. For 3G. Enrolling of Sites for MSC Core Definition. For LTE. we will first enroll the sites. It should be defined in all the MSC core when the site is pooling. This is the first step in making a cell site. It is the time for us trainees and students to learn new things. Parañaque.I. widen our knowledge about our course. For 2G. the site engineer will first call us in . Rectifier Voltage and Distribution Current. find a nominal point then inspect the place and make a proposal. In enrolling of sites. TAC and ENODEB should be defined. II. put theories and principles learned in school into practice in order for us to enhance our skills and abilities.

We will get their necessary details in our Client Device Driver. Functionality Testing have its Functionality Testing form. and they are the one logically installing the cell sites using the application WinFiol. This is because the MSC is the one who will give a signal to the site engineer’s cellular telephone when it is locked in a cell’s BCCH number. BTS External is an alarm that will be fixed by the site engineers. Functionality Test for 2G and 3G/LTE (Voice Call. The Citrix will also show us if the site has a defined neighbors or if it has only its sector as its neighbor. It also has a TRX Expansion activity that will add a Transceiver in the cell site in order to maximize the capacity of the subscriber. Alarm List Viewer that is used in order for us to check the alarms of the sites. Video Call. Our integrators are from our own company. It is mostly in SNCR. expands the capacity of 2G into 3G. Citrix Application Citrix contains the application. We cannot test a certain site as long as it has alarms on it. Project UNO has a Swap/Rehoming activity that is the Smart cell site will be swapped in to a Sun cell site. BTS Internal is an alarm that will be fixed by out integrators. A cell site should be first integrated before enrolling it. we should fill up all . we should checked if the LAC/SAC/CGI/TAC/ENODEB of the RBS is defined in all the MSC core. Project MEOW is a 4G project needed to be FT.our test phone and will give us a site ID to be tested and their activity in the site. SMS and MMS) First. A Band Expansion. In this form. Usual alarms are “BTS Internal”. Refarming is also an activity in a site. Ericsson has a project called “Project UNO” and “MEOW”. “BTS External” and “Cell Logical”. that is usually a Dual-Band site. Ericsson.

and Voice Calls. I have encountered an . It is like a google map or google earth that contains all the cell sites in a certain location. It will measure the ping. For example if I have received a call from the site engineer. This application works on all android phones but it recommends high accuracy smartphones like Samsung S5. it is the same for 3G but the only difference is that the drive test is live being watched by the SMART BIS. I just registered my IMSI number and my cellphone number in the date base. Smart Rollout Support SRS is an Ericsson application that will let you see all the sites in your location. This is the new way of functionality testing. SMS and MMS for 3G. We need to test the Voice Calls. For 3G. or the site engineer is not in the correct sector/cell we should repeat it. My phone is Samsung Galaxy Duos 2 and its accuracy is less than 100m. It is just a 1-minute test and will upload the measurement directly in the SRS data base. its equipment type. it has 3 sectors with 2 cells in each. SMS and MMS for 2G. BSC and its phone number. Video Calls. For LTE. The SMART BIS will first track the cell phone number of the site engineer and the site engineer needs to lock to a certain sector/cell using the sector/cell BCCH number in order for him/her not to transfer to another site. The TANG shows the time and the Cell ID of the sector/cell tested. S6 or S7. SRS will automatically locked yourself in a certain Cell ID and will start the FT if you are located in the same Cell ID. For 2G. RBS. the Voice Call and SMS. the SMART BIS will type a command for SMS/MMS or Video Call/Voice Call. it has 3 sectors.the necessary information like the Cell ID of each sector and its BCCH number. and if the time does not update. I and the site engineer will exchange voice calls and it is monitored by the SMART BIS using the application TANG.

For third generation cellular telephone system (3G). with approval and zero alarms on it.unsuccessful measurement at first because of Site Mismatch. it contains the Base Station Subsystem. high speed packet access (HSPA). Third is the design. b. Knowledge Last semester. But on my second try. The Network Operations Center is under the OSS. the OSS are computer systems used by telecommunications service providers to manage their networks. Experienced earned in terms of: a. for cell site implementation and licensing. network configuration and fault management. and for the fourth generation cellular telephone system (4G) has the technology called long term evolution (LTE). I took up Digital Communications and we have studied the cellular technology and the GSM architecture. I also learned the steps in installing/upgrading cell sites. III. Final stage is optimization. Fifth is Functionality Test making sure that the site is ON AIR. Skills . Second is Site Survey which is supervised by the Installation Engineers. this includes the cell planning and their neighbors. service provisioning. They support management functions such as network inventory. In the GSM architecture. Network Support Subsystem and the Operational Support Subsystem. general packet radio service (GPRS). First is to locate a nominal point where the site will be installed. They make sure that the site which enhances the cell site capacity and capability to be of commercial use to our contingents. The second generation cellular telephone system (2G) has technologies like global system for mobile communications (GSM). Fourth is the work of our integrators. I have completed the measurement and uploaded it successfully.

I also learned how to get along with these people even if they are twice my age and they are all boys. I have met different kinds of people. my supervisor taught me how integration of a cell site is done. I should always do what is right and cooperate with others. I am not a kid anymore and I should be prepared on what future will bring me. d. I also learned how to lock/unlock a site when it is needed using the OSS Common Explorer and blocking/unblocking of sites using WinFiol. In technical skills. I also . Human Relationship I have been exposed to people from different walks of life. During my SIT program. people of my age and even people twice my age. if you do not respect others. I believe that what you are doing now will reflect on your future. Exposure to different persons namely my supervisors and colleagues at work. Respect is more important in this world if you want to make peace with them. I also learned to be diligent and punctual. I have learned to respect people and follow my superior’s commands and never complain about it. Values Values learned in school is different from values learned in the real world. c. they will also not respect you and will give you a bad treatment. Even if you are the richest and the most specialized in a certain field.My month long intern improved my communication skills and time management. My superiors have shared their personal and work experiences with us that serve as our inspiration to pursue our goals in life and in our profession. The functionality testing of sites have schedules to be followed and I should learn to manage my time especially when I am alone at work. I also learned how to appreciate and love what I am doing. answering phone calls regarding queries about cell sites has been worth pondering. I also learned how to be responsible about the tasks my supervisor is giving me.

I should have a company first week of April but my COE professors have not given us our final grade yet even if they knew we are going to have our SIT program. Since I am exposed in communicating people in the functionality testing. I completed all my requirements in school in just one day and I feel like I am a superhero that time. I was interviewed in Ericsson Telecommunications at BGC. I have a scheduled interview at ROHM Ortigas but unfortunately I have classes that time so I failed to attend the interview. But I have to find a company that suits me. I also learned not to complain about my workload and compare it with others.learned that I should have a harmonious relationship with my co-workers resulting to a more productive work. b) Company Related Before functionality testing. walk in or through e-mail. I was so nervous that time because I do not know if I can take the SIT this summer or I have to repeat a subject. It should have zero alarms and if it has. The day before the deadline. I was so nervous that time and hoping that everything will turn out right and yes! I was accepted and was advised that I should start my internship the following week. we should check on the alarms of the site. I submitted my resumes in JobStreet and to other wellknown companies. My classmates are enrolling for the SIT program and I’m here still finding a company. it should be cleared first by the integrator . I also learned how to be patient especially when they are problems encountered in the site. IV. I was so depressed that time because I only have one week left and I still don’t know what to do. Problems met while on training a) School Related I have experienced a lot of stress when it comes to finding the right company for me.

More hours of training will give us a lot of knowledge and skills about a specific field. Suggestions and Recommendations For me. I would like to suggest that we should have more hours in this program. the functionality test should resume. the functionality test lasts for a maximum of 4 hours depending on the cell site. The MMS is mostly affected here. I would recommend Ericsson Telecommunications for future TUP interns. sometimes because of this problem. Our immediate supervisor should lend money in order for us to continue our functionality test. It is highly recommended for students who wanted . This will make sure that the TUP students will be trained well and be prepared for their future. Ericsson is one of the top vendors in telecommunication industry. I have also experienced problems like our postpaid line is cut off and we have no load and there is no engineer present. Another problem is when the cell site is congested. Me and the site engineer should restart our phone and resend the SMS/MMS. I also would suggest that the Technological University of the Philippines should have proper coordination with partner companies where the students enrolled in Supervised Industrial Training Program can have their on the job trainings. 240 hours is just a short time for us to learn and be exposed in the real world. After 15 minutes then the alarm doesn’t come back. They will let you learn how a cell site is installed logically. They will let you feel that you are a functionality testing engineer. Another problem encountered is that the time in the TANG application doesn’t update. V.or the site engineer. Another problem is when another site catches the site engineer’s Call/SMS/MMS and is detected in TANG.

Photos Making the Core Definition Form and Functionality Test Form . One more thing.a career in telecommunications. Documents / Requirements VII. VI. they give compensation per diem.

Checking if the site is integrated using WinFiol Checking the alarms using Alarm List Viewer .

Functionality Testing with a SMART BIS member Using the Smart Rollout Support Application .