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[NEC Confidential]

iPASOLINK VR Series

February, 2017
NEC

#1736
Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
Ultra multi-level modulation (4096QAM) implementation

NEC is the pioneer in ultra high modulation


Has achieved 1Gbps transmission with 2048QAM in commercial use
Developing 4096QAM to give more flexibility to support large capacity
More than 1Gbps full transmission radio w/o compression
Reduce Bit Cost: 83 % OFF (QPSK => 4096QAM)

more
1Gbps

2048QAM
4096QAM
1024QAM 1Gbps
25% up
512QAM Commercial use
11% up

256QAM

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Wider channel BW 112MHz

Double the conventional 56MHz BW capacity


Realize 1Gbps full rate transmission with single channel without
special techniques such as XPIC and compression techniques

56MHz 112MHz

1000M
500Mbps x2 bps

(56MHz/2048QAM) (112MHz/2048QAM)

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4 x 4 LOS-MIMO Future candidate

Achieve x4* capacity on a single spectrum


Realize quadruple capacity with 2 x antennas at each site by
combining XPIC
Enhance both spectrum efficiency and transmission capacity


1
sig2

4x4 MIMO

sig3
sig4

Quadruple capacity
* Theoretical value
on a single spectrum

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Radio Traffic Aggregation channel number extension

Achieve more capacity input and resiliency transport radio by


bundling up to 8 radio links
Full load-balancing and Full utilization among bundled radio links
Support radio traffic aggregation among the different modulation
links to maximizing availability

N x Radio Capacity
8 radio links bundling
Full load-balancing
Full utilization
adaptive modulation
support
Radio Traffic Aggregation (RTA)

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Full 1Gbps optical fiber compatible radio

Achieve 1Gbps full utilization transfer rate on radio link by the


currently prevalent spectrums and double polarization without
any compression technique

4 x RTA w/XPIC 4 x RTA w/ XPIC

Load-balancing 1Gbps Load-balancing

V V
1Gbps H H 1Gbps

28MHz 28MHz

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Bandwidth maximizer for more L1 throughput

Maximizing radio capacity utilization by using industry-proven


multi layer compression technique
Achieve ultra low latency compression

Bandwidth Bandwidth
Maximizer Maximizer

Compressed
Payload
idx
FCS Payload Header IFG FCS Payload Header IFG

Enable transmit more Multi-layer header compression


packets at same capacity
Highest capacity gain;
30% to 30% @Typical traffic and
200%+ > 200% @ Shorter packet traffic
Capacity [Mbps]

of voice & text intensive packets


@ 56MHz

L3 Compression Properties are completely

L2 Compression
preserved
IFG/PRE Suppression In addition, Lempel-Ziv based
data compression will be
available, if it fits on network
SLA.

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10G Wireless Transport (sample calculation)

56MHz/4096QAM x 8ch (4ch x XPIC) x Header Compression (IPv4)


= 0.530 x 8 x 2.37
= 10 Gbps

56MHz/4096QAM (530Mbps/ch)

V V V V XPIC
H H H H

56MHz 56MHz56MHz56MHz

8ch w/XPIC 8ch w/XPIC

10Gbps

IPv4 IPv4
comp. comp.

10G 10G

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Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
10G Optical Transport use cases

Feasible to use in more than 1Gbps metro network and to provide


seamless connectivity with 10 optical transport network by supporting
10G interface

10G 10G

>1Gbps
Core
Metro Network
10G 10G

Provide more efficiency and resiliency transport for high capacity


aggregation traffic by 10G link aggregation

>1Gbps >1Gbps

Metro
10G
>1Gbps >1Gbps

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Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
Service Enablement

Enriched features targeting for E2E service enablement with enhanced


networking
QoS management per VLAN with Hierarchical QoS
Multi service support
High speed transport with Intelligent management/control
Multi-service support with heterogeneous transport (Fronthaul through
Backhaul until Metro)
Combination with all-outdoor radio solution
Switch bypass (L2 path through*) function for ultra low latency for Fronthaul
(C-RAN) VPN
H-QoS
(C-RAN)
High speed INF Data
RRH Low latency Center
RRH BBU
etc. Core

HetNet Internet

Access Aggregation Metro

(Small Cell)

* Future candidate
VPN

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Hierarchical QoS

Hierarchical QoS helps to ensure QoS control for each services in the
network providing multi-service
Supporting hierarchical Ingress policing and Egress shaping / scheduling
Per Port
Per Port + QoS Class
Per Port + QoS Class + VLAN

QoS (without H-QoS) Hierarchical QoS (H-QoS)


H H
MBH M Physical MBH M VLAN10 Physical
Operator A L Port Operator A L Port
Voice
MBH
H H VLAN20
Data (high) MBH Data (high)
Operator B M Operator B M
Data (low)
(MVNO) L (MVNO) L
VLAN30
H H
VPN
M M
VPN Class queues
L Class queues L per VLAN
per port

When using same priority between each operators, Class queue will be separated between each
class queue will be shared with each operators. operators since it has class queues per VLAN even if
impossible to manage QoS control per each using same priority between each operators.
operators

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Aggregation Option (L1/L2) and Performance (Latency)
X>Y>Z
L2 aggregation V/H aggregation (XPIC) lambda aggregation (CWDM)

> >
* Future candidate * Future candidate

Latency = (2 x Y) + X Latency = 2 x Y Latency = Y + Z


Y Y Y Y Y Z
XPIC

MODEM
MODEM

MODEM
V

PHY
X CWDM
MODEM

CWDM
MODEM

Single fiber

MODEM
MODEM

MODEM

PHY
MODEM

L2 path L2 path
Includes through through
- Latency IDU IDU IDU
- Delay Variation

XPIC
CWDM

L2 aggregation
(statistical aggregation) V/H aggregation Lambda aggregation
(XPIC) (xWDM)

P2P and P2MP connection P2P connection P2P connection


High efficiency transport High capacity transport High capacity transport
(radio/ optical) with QoS (radio) with ultra low (optical) with ultra low
control latency latency

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Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
Network performance analysis

Enable efficient network upgrade with Software Key Allocator (SKA)


system for software key management
Current key extraction and store extracted key information
Software key upgrade and relocation according to the demand and
environment, etc.
Provide the following for network performance analysis
ETH usage report
Upgrade recommendation
SKSS
Trouble analysis (software key creation)
NMS SKA
synch synch

Software key management License key extraction


ETH usage report Data collection for analysis
Upgrade recommendation (Inventory, Alarm log, PMON,
Trouble analysis RMON, etc.)

Usage report

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Network performance analysis image

(1) Data collection

(2) Network performance analysis

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Path management with Backhaul Resource Manager
* Future candidate

Path Configuration
Calculates according to the path parameter and creates optimum path,
then sets configuration of each NE by setting two end points.
Re-routing and network load-balancing
Detects the modulation change and then finds out optimum alternative
path, and reroutes before data rate degradation of affected VLAN.

BRM Controller
BRM Controller BRM Controller

Re-routing
Automatically
path creation Link
degradation

Path Configuration Re-routing & load-balancing

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Next Generation NMS

Simplify complicated network configurations with advanced tools


Optimize network path according to traffic demand with optimization
tool
Reduced OPEX by simple & easy operation
Intuitive
unified Comprehensi
network map NMS ve Reporting
Function
Real-time
monitoring

End-to-end
Provisioning

Fault Configuration Path Performance


Management Management Management Management

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Contents

High capacity wireless transport


Ultra high modulation (4096QAM)
Wider channel BW(112MHz)
LOS MIMO
Radio Link bundling (N x RTA)
Bandwidth Maximizer
10G Wireless Transport

High capacity Optical transport


High-speed (10G) interface support

Service Enablement
Hierarchical QoS
Switch Bypass

Usability Enhancement
iPASOLINK VR specifications
Image for Backhaul and Fronthaul Convergence

For Fronthaul
80GHz
(CPRI)
RRH RRH
CPRI IDU

CPRI CPRI
CPRI 1G 80GHz
80GHz 10G (CPRI)
10G
Single fiber
60GHz 1G

CWDM RRH
60GHz/80GHz No Switch* for
For Small Cell ultra low latency CPRI CPRI

Physical connection
CWDM 2 x CPRI
1G
1G
10G
10G

1G 1G 1G

60GHz/80GHz

60GHz

80GHz
* Future candidate

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Supported Features

iPASOLINK iPASOLINK iPASOLINK


VR 2 VR 4 VR 10
2048QAM
Radio
4096QAM

TDM
Transport ETH / Layer-2 Switch
Network
Architecture TDM PWE
MPLS-TP

H-QoS
QoS Prioritization
Bandwidth Management (Policy)

Connectivity, Fault Management


OAM
Performance Monitoring

Packet Link Aggregation


Protection Ring

SyncE
Synchronization
1588v2 TC,BC TC,BC TC,BC

Specifications are subjected to be changed without notice

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Physical Interface R2.8

Interface iPASOLINK iPASOLINK iPASOLINK


VR2 VR4 VR10
Note

No. of universal card slots


- 3 14

Radio port
2 5 12

E1 port 64 224
16
(16p+3x16p) (14x16p)
STM-1 port (RST) 6 28
-
(3x2p) (14x2p)
STM-1 port (channelized) 3 14
-
(3x1p) (14x1p)
GbE port (RJ45) (w/o PoE) 10 8
4
(4p+3x2p) (4x2p)
GbE port (SFP) 10 8* *Until Rel2.0: 7p
2
(4p+3x2p) (4x2p) (Port 4 on slot12 is not available)
10GbE port (SFP+) 2
- 2* *Port7/8: SFP or SFP+
(2x1p)
CWDM card
- 3 14

Maximum port number


MSE card is needed for PWE function
Specifications are subjected to be changed without notice

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R4.0 or
Physical Interface later

Interface iPASOLINK iPASOLINK iPASOLINK


VR2 VR4 VR10
Note

No. of universal card slots


- 3 14

Radio port
2 5 12

E1 port 64 224
16
(16p+3x16p) (14x16p)
STM-1 port (RST) 6 28
-
(3x2p) (14x2p)
STM-1 port (channelized) 3 14
-
(3x1p) (14x1p)
GbE port (RJ45) (w/ PoE) 2 6
- Future candidate
(2x1p) (6x1p)
GbE port (RJ45) (w/o PoE) 16 32* *Rel.4: 4x4p (4xRJ45 GbE card)
4
(4p+3x4p) (4x4p+2x8p) Future: 4x4p+2x8p(New GbE card)
GbE port (SFP) 16 16
2
(4p+3x4p) (4x4p)
10GbE port (SFP+) 2
- 2* *Port7/8: SFP or SFP+
(2x1p)
CWDM card
- 3 14
Maximum port number
MSE card is needed for PWE function
Specifications are subjected to be changed without notice

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Specifications
iPASOLINK VR2 iPASOLINK VR4 iPASOLINK VR10
Radio Nodal capability(max) 2 way 5 Way 12 Way
16xE1 + 4xFE (or 4xGbE)
16xE1 + 2xFE (or 4xGbE) -
Main Board + 4xGbE(SFP Slots) or
+ 2xGbE(SFP Slots)
2x10GbE+2xGbE(SFP)

16xE1 card
Interfaces chSTM-1 with APS option card
4xGbE card (RJ45x2 + SFPx2 / RJ45x4 / SFPx4)
Optional - MSE card (64xE1 TDM PWE)
CWDM Filter card

10GbE card

up to 64MB Packet Buffer


Port based & Tag based VLAN
Ethernet Functionality CoS/ ToS/ Diffserv/ MPLS EXP based Priority Control
Strict priority, D-WRR with Bandwidth Management
Policing with CIR/EIR

Synchronous Ethernet (ITU-T G.8262)


Synchronization
IEEE 1588v2 / ITU-T G.8275.1 TC, BC / ITU-T G.8265.1 SOOC
TDM Cross-Connect E1 Cross-Connect with ADM for Radio and chSTM-1
TDM SW Capacity 168x168 E1 ch 388x388 E1 ch 975x975 E1 ch
Radio Protection HS,HS/SD,FD
Packet RSTP/MSTP, ITU-T G.8032v2
Resiliency
TDM E1 SNCP with Radio Ring
Ethernet OAM IEEE 802.1ag Service OAM and ITU-T G.8013/Y.1731 PM
Other Functions XPIC, Traffic Aggregation
Specifications are subjected to be changed without notice

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Upgrades from iPASO1000 to iPASOLINK VR10
iPASOLINK 1000 iPASOLINK 1000 iPASOLINK VR10
w/ new main card

GbE Slot 9-10 Slot 9-10 Slot 9-12


(future: Slot 1-12)
10GbE - Slot 13-14 Slot 13-14

MODEM-A Available Available Available

MODEM-EA Available Available Available

MODEM-AV - - Available*1
(112Hz / 4096QAM)
MODEM-EV*2 - Future candidate Available
(without XPIC cable)
N x RTA (2 x RTA) Available (up to 8) Available (up to 8)

MIMO - Future candidate Available*3

H-QoS - Available Available

1588v2 - Available (TC, BC) Available (TC, BC)

PoE (PSE) - Future candidate Available*3

FAN Control - - Available


*1 : High Power FAN is required
*2 : R4.0 or later
*3 : Support Plan (TCO study will also be necessary aware above feature limitation at each stage)

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Migration from iPASOLINK to Next Generation Radio

Upgrade 10G INF H-QoS


1588v2
(BC/TC)
F
MPLS-TP/
F
A
A
SDN
N x RTA
Main card 0 N
Main card 0 N Main card 1 F
Main card 1 F A
A TERM Power 0 Power 1 N
14 slot
TERM Power 0 Power 1 N

iPASOLINK VR10 w/ iPASO1000 chassis


iPASOLINK 1000
1588v2
10G INF H-QoS (BC/TC)
F
Increased # of MPLS-TP/
A
GbE INF SDN
N x RTA
Main card 0 N
Main card 1 F
A CS112M/
TERM Power 0 Power 1 N 4096QAM
14 slot FAN control

iPASOLINK VR10
1588v2
10G INF H-QoS (BC/TC)

Increased # of MPLS-TP/
GbE INF SDN
2 x RTA
F
A
N CS112M/
3 slot FAN control
iPASOLINK VR4 4096QAM

1588v2
H-QoS (BC/TC)

SDN 2 x RTA

iPASOLINK VR2 No slot FAN less


Specifications are subjected to be changed without notice

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Universal Card Compatibility

MODEM card (MODEM-EA) MODEM for CS112M/4096QAM card*1


4xGbE card (GbE-A) (MODEM-AV)
16xE1 card (16E1-A) MODEM without XPIC cable card*2
STM-1 card (STM1-A) (MODEM-EV)
MSE card for PWE (MSE) 10GbE card (XGbE-MV)
CWDM card (CWDMFA/B) 4xGbE(SFP) card*2 (GbE4f-AV)
4xGbE(RJ45) card*2 (GbE4e-AV)
NEW
Universal Universal
Card Card

400/400A VR4

1000 VR10

Existing iPASOLINK Next Generation iPASOLINK


*1 : Up to 2ea (VR4) / 8ea (VR10) and require high power FAN
*2 : R4.0 or later

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ODU Compatibility

MODEM / ODU Compatibility


MODEM type ODU type Remark
MODEM-A*1 IHG*2, IAG, IAP Not support NHG/NHG2 on iPASOLINK VR
MDOEM-EA IHG*2, IAG, IAG2, IAP
MODEM-AV IAG2, IAP IAG2 or IAP(18G) is required for CS112M
MODEM-EV IHG*2, IAG, IAG2, IAP R4.0 or later
IHG IHG

IAG IAG
MODEM-A MODEM-A
Equivalent to 512QAM*3 Equivalent to 512QAM*3
MODEM-EA/MODEM-EV MODEM-EA/MODEM-EV
Equivalent to 2048QAM IAG2 IAG2 Equivalent to 2048QAM

MODEM-AV MODEM-AV
Equivalent to 4096QAM Equivalent to 4096QAM

*1 : Should be supported the purchased one


IAP IAP *2 : Manufacturing date after Sep. 2012
*3 : Up to 256QAM (iPASOLINK100E/100/200)

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MODEM Air Compatibility

MODEM air Compatibility


MODEM type MODEM-A MODEM-EA MODEM-AV MODEM-EV*2 MIMO
MODEM*3
MODEM-A OK - - - -

MDOEM-EA - OK OK*1 OK -

MODEM-AV - OK*1 OK OK*1 -

MODEM-EV*2 - OK OK*1 OK -

MIMO - - - OK
MODEM*3
*1 : Up to 56MHz/2048QAM
*2 : R4.0 or later
*3 : Future candidate

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Air Compatibility with iPASOLINK Family

Air Compatibility with iPASOLINK Family is summarized below.

MODEM-EA type ( Equivalent to 2048QAM) A B


Site-B iPASOLINK iPASOLINK iPASOLINK
iPASOLINK VR4 / VR10 iPASOLINK 400A 400/1000 iPASOLINK
Site-A VR2 100A /200A iX
MODEM-EA/EV MODEM-EA MODEM-EA

VR2 OK OK OK OK OK OK
VR4/VR10 MODEM-EA/EV OK OK OK OK OK OK
100A/200A OK OK OK OK OK OK
400A MODEM-EA OK OK OK OK OK OK
400/1000 MODEM-EA OK OK OK OK OK OK
iX OK OK OK OK OK OK

MODEM-A type ( Equivalent to 512QAM)

Site-B iPASOLINK iPASOLINK iPASOLINK


VR4*2/VR10 400A 400/1000 iPASOLINK
100E/100/200*1
Site-A
MODEM-A MODEM-A MODEM-A
*2
VR4 /VR10 MODEM-A OK OK OK OK
400A MODEM-A OK OK OK OK
400/1000 MODEM-A OK OK OK OK
*1 : Up to 256QAM
100E/100/200*1 OK OK OK OK *2 : R2.8 or later and
only -302/-332 type
Note: Air compatibility does NOT support between MODEM-A type and MODEM-EA type.
MODEM-AV type and MODEM-EV type are available on only iPASOLINK VR4/VR10.

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