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CALCULATING 2G PAGING CAPABILITY (HW)

Calculating Paging load per LAC with formula = Maximum Paging delivered / Maximum
Paging Capability per Hour, where:
a. Maximum Paging delivered used from  max A330:Delivered Paging Messages for
CS Service (none) from last 2 weeks
b. Maximum Paging Capability = # of Paging block * Delivering Subscriber address
method (TMSI / IMSI) * # of Frame number on CCCH * 3600

- Theoretically, # of paging block in Non-combined BCCH is 9 sharing block (PCH +


AGCH) while 1 block is reserved for AGCH (Can be set through BSAGBLKRES). So
in Non combined BCCH, maximum paging block only 5 block (with assumption
another half of multi-frame block is used by AGCH)
- On extended BCCH, all CCCH block can be used for PCH, because AGCH is
already config on Main BCCH multi-frame
- Delivering Subscriber address is having 2 methodology, which are TMSI (4
message per paging request) and IMSI (2 message per paging request).
- # of frame number on CCCH = # of FN in 1 multiframe = 4 FN
- So, maximum paging capability per hour in 1 LAC =
 Without Extended BCCH = 5*4*4*3600 = 288000 Paging Message
 With Extended BCCH = 9*4*4*3600 = 518400 Paging Message
PSR IMPROVEMENT IN RADIO SIDE
Example for analysis & PSRImprovement Plan
Current
Total Cell Maximum Paging
# of Cell Maximum Average Paging Average Paging Paging
LAC Having Capability per
Configured Paging Expires on BH Deletion on BH Load
BCH Hour
Delivered
1 42 288000 278517 33932.4 136.4 96.71%
2 60 288000 259847 1473.7 19.7 90.22%
3 72 288000 324087 52476.8 6396.6 112.53%
4 60 59 518400 475782 700.2 12.9 91.78%
5 66 54 518400 698076 233388.1 25088.6 134.66%
6 96 90 518400 583732 73593.5 18823.3 112.60%
7 60 288000 276408 11760.8 224.9 95.98%
8 114 114 518400 645972 45098.2 3554.6 124.61%

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