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Table of Contents
This document has 179 pages.

Table of Contents ................................................................................................................ 3

List of Figures ...................................................................................................................... 8

List of Tables........................................................................................................................ 9

Summary of changes......................................................................................................... 11

1 Introduction ................................................................................................. 12

2 Feature highlights and HW dependence ................................................... 14


2.1 WCDMA16 .................................................................................................... 14

3 Flexi WCDMA BTS....................................................................................... 16


3.1 Flexi BTS HW release configurations ............................................................ 18

4 Flexi WCDMA BTS capacity ....................................................................... 19


4.1 Supported number of cells ............................................................................ 19
4.2 Baseband capacity ........................................................................................ 20
4.2.1 System Module Rel.3 available capacity ....................................................... 21
4.2.2 System Module Rel.2 available capacity ....................................................... 24
4.2.3 FSMF + FSMF available capacity.................................................................. 25
4.2.4 FSMF + FSMD/E available capacity .............................................................. 26
4.2.5 Rel.99 CE System Module capacity .............................................................. 26

5 Common Control Channels dimensioning ................................................ 27


5.1 General information....................................................................................... 27
5.2 CCCH resources in System Module .............................................................. 27
5.2.1 CCCH Resources in FSMF ........................................................................... 29
5.2.2 CCCH Resources in FSMC/D/E .................................................................... 30
5.3 CCCH Resources allocation .......................................................................... 30
5.3.1 Two System Modules Rel.2 one LCG............................................................ 31
5.3.2 Two System Modules Rel.2 one LCG and HSPA mapping to HW ................. 31

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5.3.3 Two System Modules Rel.2 and two LCGs, where one LCG is shared on both
System Modules ........................................................................................... 32
5.3.4 Two System Modules (FSMF+FSMD/E) and more than one LCG, where none
of the LCGs is shared between System Modules ......................................... 32
5.3.5 Two System Modules (FSMF+FSMF) and more than one LCG .................... 33
5.4 Required CCCH resources for basic configurations in WCDMA16 ................ 33
5.4.1 FSMF ............................................................................................................ 34
5.4.2 FSMC/D/E ..................................................................................................... 35

6 Capacity licenses ........................................................................................ 37


6.1 Rel.99 CE License Keys ............................................................................... 38
6.2 HSDPA Processing Set License Key............................................................. 39
6.2.1 Multi RAB user .............................................................................................. 39
6.2.2 HS CELL_FACH DL user .............................................................................. 39
6.2.3 HS CELL_FACH user ................................................................................... 40
6.3 HSUPA Processing Set License Key............................................................. 40
6.3.1 Multi RAB user .............................................................................................. 40
6.3.2 HS CELL_FACH user ................................................................................... 40
6.4 CCCH Processing Set License Key .............................................................. 41

7 Local Cell Group ......................................................................................... 42


7.1 Local Cell Group Settings (FSMF) ................................................................. 43
7.2 LCG capacity ................................................................................................ 43
7.3 Flexible and Fixed LCG ................................................................................. 43
7.4 Local Cell Grouping on BTS Site Commissioning .......................................... 45
7.5 LCG allocation on System Modules .............................................................. 47
7.6 Local Cell Grouping with Interference Cancellation ....................................... 48
7.7 Dedicated Baseband Capacity ...................................................................... 48

8 DCH Dedicated channels dimensioning .................................................... 52

9 HSDPA dimensioning ................................................................................. 54


9.1 HSDPA scheduler ......................................................................................... 54
9.1.1 HSDPA scheduler in FSMF ........................................................................... 54
9.1.2 HSDPA scheduler in FSMC/D/E.................................................................... 56
9.2 HSDPA users ................................................................................................ 57

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9.2.1 HS CELL_FACH users .................................................................................. 58


9.2.2 Multi RAB users ............................................................................................ 58
9.3 FSMC/D/E HSDPA users and schedulers allocation principles ..................... 59
9.4 HSDPA Rel.99 CE consumption for A-DCH and DL SRB.............................. 60
9.5 Associated UL/DL DCH ................................................................................. 60
9.6 Tcell grouping ............................................................................................... 60
9.6.1 DB/DC-HSDPA Tcell settings ........................................................................ 61
9.7 Simultaneous HSDPA users in TTI ............................................................... 63
9.8 HSDPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation ................................... 64
9.9 HSDPA scheduler throughput commissioning ............................................... 67
9.9.1 FSMC/D/E HSDPA scheduler throughput impact on available baseband
capacity......................................................................................................... 70
9.10 FSMC/D/E VAM and E-VAM impact on number of available HS-PDSCH codes
...................................................................................................................... 72

10 HSUPA dimensioning ................................................................................. 74


10.1 HSUPA scheduler ......................................................................................... 75
10.1.1 HSUPA scheduler capacity ........................................................................... 75
10.2 HSUPA traffic impact on available capacity ................................................... 77
10.3 HSUPA dynamic resource reservation .......................................................... 77
10.4 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Key overlapping ................................. 79
10.5 Hybrid HSUPA BTS Processing Set .............................................................. 80
10.6 HSUPA required resource dimensioning ....................................................... 83
10.6.1 Enhanced HSUPA Interference Cancellation feature dimensioning (PIC pools)85
10.6.2 High Speed Cell_FACH feature dimensioning ............................................... 88
10.6.3 Dual Cell-HSUPA feature dimensioning ........................................................ 90
10.6.4 HSUPA 16QAM feature dimensioning ........................................................... 91
10.7 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys dimensioning ............................. 92

11 CCCH dimensioning details ....................................................................... 94


11.1 Number of available RHE in FSMF LCG ....................................................... 95
11.2 Number of available RHE in FSMC/D/E LCG ................................................ 96
11.3 Calculating the required RHE for LCG cells .................................................. 97
11.3.1 Example calculations of required RHE .......................................................... 99
11.4 Extended Cell.............................................................................................. 101

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11.5 FSMF example configurations and required CCCH resources .................... 101
11.5.1 Number of CCCH pools in HSDPA Subunits ............................................... 103
11.6 FSMC/D/E example configurations and required CCCH resources ............. 106

12 Local Cell Grouping impact on FSMC/D/E System Module capacity..... 107

13 Principles of the FSMC/D/E System Modules baseband capacity


allocation to LCGs .................................................................................... 110

14 FSMF HSDPA Baseband resources ......................................................... 112

15 HSDPA throughput allocation in case of HSDPA throughput steps are


not commissioned .................................................................................... 116

16 FSMC/D/E HSDPA resource allocation details ........................................ 118


16.1 Fixed LCGs ................................................................................................. 118
16.2 Flexible LCGs. Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler commissioned
on both System Modules ............................................................................. 119
16.3 Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler commissioned on one of the two
System Modules ......................................................................................... 121
16.4 Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler not commissioned on any of the
two System Modules ................................................................................... 121

17 FSMC/D/E VAM and E-VAM impact on number of available HS-PDSCH


codes – details .......................................................................................... 122
17.1 VAM or E-VAM not enabled ........................................................................ 123
17.2 VAM or E-VAM enabled .............................................................................. 123

18 HSPA frequency mapping ........................................................................ 125

19 HSUPA BTS Processing Set allocation in case of HSPA mapping and


Local Cell Grouping .................................................................................. 126
19.1 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation in case of HSPA
frequency mapping...................................................................................... 126
19.2 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation in case of Local Cell
Grouping in use........................................................................................... 128

20 HSUPA static resource allocation ............................................................ 130

21 CS Voice over HSPA ................................................................................. 132

22 HSUPA E-TFCI Table selection ................................................................ 134

23 Multi RAB ................................................................................................... 135

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23.1 HSDPA + AMR call resource allocation ....................................................... 135


23.2 HSPA + AMR call resource allocation ......................................................... 136
23.3 HSUPA/HSDPA + HSUPA/HSDPA call resource allocation ........................ 136
23.4 DCH + DCH call resource allocation ........................................................... 137

24 HSUPA dimensioning tables .................................................................... 138

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List of Figures
Figure 1 Flexi WCDMA BTS modules. FSMF + FSMF is assumed* ........................................................ 17
Figure 2 FSMF System Module structure .................................................................................................. 20
Figure 3 FSMC System Module structure ................................................................................................. 20
Figure 4 FSMD System Module structure ................................................................................................. 20
Figure 5 FSME System Module structure ................................................................................................. 21
Figure 6 Example presenting FSMF, 1 LCG ,12 HSPA (non-MIMO) cells and one interference
cancelation unit ........................................................................................................................... 23
Figure 7 CCCH pools allocation in case of FSMF+FSMD and more than two LCGs (example) ................ 33
Figure 8 Example of LCG configuration with Interference Cancellation ................................................... 48
Figure 9 Example of MORAN case – Flexi FSMD + FSMD ...................................................................... 50
Figure 10 Example of MORAN case – Flexi FSME .................................................................................. 51
Figure 11 System Module exemplary Tcell configurations (1LCG) (1/2) .................................................. 62
Figure 12 System Module exemplary Tcell configurations (1LCG) (2/2) .................................................... 63
Figure 13 Example picture presenting System Module baseband capacity reservation without license
keys overlapping ......................................................................................................................... 79
Figure 14 System Module baseband capacity reservation with license key overlapping ......................... 80
Figure 15 Example scenario: hybrid HSUPA resource steps and Rel99 CE license overlapping
(FSMF) ........................................................................................................................................ 83
Figure 16 Example BTS configuration, one FSMF System Module, one LCG, 2 PIC pools activated
(interference cancellation in all cells at the same time – 2-Way RX Div assumed) .................... 87
Figure 17 Exemplary BTS configuration, two FSMC/D/E System Modules, sector based pooling used
(2 LCGs), 3 PIC pools activated ................................................................................................. 88
Figure 18 CCCH processing resources allocation procedure with FSMF................................................. 103
Figure 19 FSMD+FSME, LCG share 80% / 20%; HSDPA of LCG with more resources (LCG#1) is
allocated to System Module with bigger capacity (FSME). ....................................................... 120
Figure 20 FSMC+FSME, 50%LCG share, even number of SU. HSDPA of LCG#1 is allocated only to
System Module with bigger capacity (FSME). .......................................................................... 120
Figure 21 FSMD+FSME, 50% LCG share, odd number of SU. HSDPA of LCG#2 is allocated only to
System Module bigger capacity (FSME)................................................................................... 121
Figure 22 Frequency layers mapping to System Modules ...................................................................... 125

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List of Tables
Table 1 Maximal number of supported HSUPA users per one Local Cell Group (LCG) HSUPA
scheduler in WCDMA16 compared to previous release. ............................................................ 14
Table 2 Flexi BTS System Module .............................................................................................................. 18
Table 3 Number of supported cells in BTS System Module HW combinations .......................................... 19
Table 4 Number of Subunits available in System Module Rel.3 ................................................................. 21
Table 5 Number of Subunits available per BTS with one FSMF with single LCG ...................................... 23
Table 6 Number of Subunits available per BTS with FSMF+FSMF ............................................................ 23
Table 7 Number of HSDPA Subunits required for 2 nd and every next LCG. 0.5 SU needs to be added
to presented figures for CCCH processing ................................................................................. 24
Table 8 Available System Module capacity referred in Subunits .............................................................. 24
Table 9 Number of CCCH pools and RHE capacity in FSMF HSDPA scheduler Subunits........................ 29
Table 10 Number of CCCH Processing Set LKs \ Number of additional Subunits required for CCCH
processing versus number of cells, cell range (km), RX Div mode and number of RACH
preamble signatures in FSMF Normal HSPA LCG ..................................................................... 34
Table 11 Number of CCCH Processing Set LKs \ Number of additional Subunits required for CCCH
processing versus number of cells, cell range (km), RX Div mode and number of RACH
preamble signatures in FSMF Small HSPA LCG ....................................................................... 35
Table 12 Number of pools of 48 Rel.99 CE LKs for CCCH processing versus number of cells, cell
range (km), RX Div mode and number of RACH preamble signatures in FSMC/D/E LCG ....... 36
Table 13 Summary of Baseband capacity licenses ................................................................................... 38
Table 14 Number of supported LCGs per BTS HW configurations ............................................................ 42
Table 15 FSMF LCG configuration details ................................................................................................ 43
Table 16 HW required to support Flexible LCGs ........................................................................................ 44
Table 17 Baseband resources required per one Rel.99 traffic channel (FSMC/D/E or FSMF System
Module) ....................................................................................................................................... 53
Table 18 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) versus LCG configuraions. Non-MIMO
non-(E-)VAM cells assumed. Figures are per LCG. Additional 0.5 SU for CCCH processing
need to be added to presented figures in 2 nd and following LCGs ............................................. 55
Table 19 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) per LCG versus LCG HSPA
configuraion. Non-MIMO, non-(E-)VAM, 2-Way RX Div, 10km cell range cells. 1)Additional
0.5 SU (one CCCH pool/480RHE) for CCCH processing need to be added to presented
figures in 2nd and following LCGs. 2) CCCH pools if needed can be used when CCCH PS
LKs are available (see Chapter 5.2.1) ........................................................................................ 55
Table 20 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) per LCG versus LCG HSPA
configuraion and number of cells. (E-)VAM (non-)MIMO, 2-Way RX Div, 10km cell range
cells. ............................................................................................................................................ 56
Table 21 Baseband consumption for activating HSDPA per System Module with various number of
LCGs. Non-MIMO cells assumed.* ............................................................................................. 57
Table 22 System Module HSDPA scheduler details ................................................................................. 58
Table 23 Associated DCH and Rel.99 CE usage ...................................................................................... 60
Table 24 Tcell values handled by HSDPA schedulers ................................................................................ 61
Table 25 System Module HSDPA throughput steps and corresponding HSDPA throughput .................. 64

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Table 26 System Module el.2 HSDPA throughput steps and corresponding HSDPA throughput ........... 69
Table 27 Maximum HSDPA throughput and corresponding Subunits for HSDPA throughput
processing ................................................................................................................................... 70
Table 28 HSUPA capacity per LCG in FSMF System Module for different HSPA settingsIn case of
single FSMC/D/E System Module, one LCG supports up to 240 HSUPA users and up to
twelve cells. ................................................................................................................................. 76
Table 29 HSUPA capacity per LCG in FSMC/D/E System Module ............................................................ 76
Table 30 HSUPA resource step baseband capacity ................................................................................... 78
Table 31 Number of Hybrid HSUPA Resource Steps in Hybrid HSUPA Processing Set ........................... 80
Table 32 FSMF PIC pool unit summary .................................................................................................... 86
Table 33 Maximal number of cells supported in one PIC pool based on cell’s RX Diversity
configurationg .............................................................................................................................. 87
Table 34 FSMC/D/E System Module PIC pool unit summary information .................................................. 88
Table 35 Number of simulatnously supported HS Cell_FACH UL users and HSUPA CELL_DCH users
in FSMF LCG (examples) ........................................................................................................... 89
Table 36 Number of simulatnously supported HS Cell_FACH UL users and HSUPA CELL_DCH users
in FSMC/D/E LCG (examples) .................................................................................................... 90
Table 37 Up to three HSUPA UEs with 16QAM transmission can be allocated in single Subunit in
FSMF........................................................................................................................................... 92
Table 38 FSMF LCG available RACH Handler Elements ........................................................................... 95
Table 39 FSMF LCG available RACH Handler Elements in case of (E-)VAM cells ................................... 95
Table 40 FSMC/D/E LCG available RACH Handler Elements ................................................................... 96
Table 41 Number of RACH signatures per cell ........................................................................................... 97
Table 42 FSMF: CCCH pools and CCCH Processing Set LKs required for CCCH processing (2-Way
RX Div assumed) and single LCG ............................................................................................ 102
Table 43 FSMF+FSMF: CCCH pools and CCCH Processing Set LKs required for CCCH processing
(2-Way RX Div assumed) and single LCG................................................................................ 102
Table 44 HSDPA schedulers and CCCH requirements (non-MIMO and non-(E-)VAM cells) .................. 105
Table 45 HSDPA schedulers and CCCH requirements (MIMO or (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells) ................ 106
Table 46 CCCH processing resources (Rel.99 LKs) required for BTS with FSMC/D/E System
Module(s). 2-Way RX Div and RACHPreambleSignatures =4 (see Table 40) is assumed . 106
Table 47 Minimum HSDPA subunits requirement.................................................................................... 112
Table 48 Default rule for HSDPA baseband capacity allocation in FSMC/D/E ....................................... 117
Table 49 FSMF: Number of supported CS Voice over HSPA users in single Subunit ............................. 132
Table 50 FSMC/D/E: Number of supported 10ms TTI CS Voice over HSPA users in single Subunit ... 132
Table 51 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 2ms
TTI users) .................................................................................................................................. 140
Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH
2ms TTI users) .......................................................................................................................... 146
Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms
TTI users) .................................................................................................................................. 152
Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH
10ms TTI users) ........................................................................................................................ 158
Table 55 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 2ms
TTI users) .................................................................................................................................. 164
Table 56 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH
2ms TTI users) .......................................................................................................................... 168
Table 57 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 10ms
TTI users) .................................................................................................................................. 172
Table 58 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH
10ms TTI users) ........................................................................................................................ 176

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Summary of changes
Changes between document issues are cumulative. Therefore, the latest
document issue contains all changes made to previous issues.
Changes between issues 04B (2016-01-20, WCDMA16) and 04C
(2016-06-10, WCDMA16)
 Chapter 10.6.1 Enhanced HSUPA Interference Cancellation feature
dimensioning (PIC pools) has been modified with RAN3046: Interference
Cancellation for 4Rx.
 Chapter 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.2, 10.6, 10.6.2, 10.7 has been modified with
information about HS CELL_FACH (RAN1913) users HSUPA Processing
Set License Key(s) consumption.
Changes between issues 04A (2015-10-30, WCDMA16) and 04B
(2016-01-20, WCDMA16)
 Chapters 2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.2, 10.1.1 have been modified with RAN2869:
HSPA Subscriber Increase information.
Changes between issues 04 (2015-06-24, WCDMA16) and 04A
(2015-10-30, WCDMA16)
 Chapter 5 CCCH dimensioning - Table 10, Table 11, and Table 12 has
been corrected.

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1 Introduction
This dimensioning guideline is focused on Flexi Multiradio System Module
Rel.3 (FSMF) and Flexi Multimode System Module Rel.2 (FSMC/D/E)
dimensioning in WCDMA16.
Chapters 2-10 cover the basic part of this document that corresponds to Flexi
System Module Baseband dimensioning. These chapters describe the basic
dimensioning rules needed in most typical cases:
 Common Control Channel (CCCH) dimensioning with 1-4 Local Cell
Groups
 2-Way/4-Way RX Diversity (Div)
 10km/20km cell range
 Rel.99
 HSDPA
 HSUPA
 Parallel Interference Cancellation (PIC)
 HS CELL_FACH
 DC-HSDPA and DB-HSDPA
 Local Cell Grouping
For your convenience, the HSUPA Dimensioning tables are found at the end
of the document (Chapter 24).
Chapters 11-23 cover Flexi System advanced information and additional
aspects that originate from Chapters 2-10. These chapters describe advanced
dimensioning rules, for example:
 extended cell (>20km cell range) CCCH dimensioning
 CCCH dimensioning for other than 10/20 km cell range
 HSDPA throughput allocation in case of HSDPA throughput steps are not
commissioned
 HSDPA resource allocation details and CCCH resource allocation details

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 HSPA frequency mapping


 Multi-RAB impact on Baseband
 HSUPA E-TFCI Table selection
 LCG Baseband capacity allocation for not standard access Baseband
capacity sharing

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2 Feature highlights and HW dependence

2.1 WCDMA16
The WCDMA16 release brings the following new features, which are
considered in BTS Baseband dimensioning:
RAN3237 HSUPA Scheduler Capacity Increase for FSMF
This is a BSW feature. In WCDMA16, the maximal number of supported
HSUPA users per HSUPA scheduler in FSMF is increased as follows:
HSPA settings RU50 EP1 WCDMA16
Normal HSPA LCG 240 320
Small HSPA LCG 160 240
Table 1 Maximal number of supported HSUPA users per one Local Cell Group
(LCG) HSUPA scheduler in WCDMA16 compared to previous release.
The benefit of this feature is that the capacity of a single LCG in terms of
HSUPA users is increased. With this feature, Small HSPA configuration
supports the same number of HSUPA users as HSDPA users, which is 240.
The number of supported HSUPA users in Normal HSPA configuration is
increased from 240 to 320.
RAN2902: RACH capacity increase
This feature increases the number of available PRACH preamble signatures
from four up to 16. Up to eight PRACH preamble signatures can be used for
RACH users (with RAN1913 disabled) and up to 12 preamble signatures for
HS Cell_FACH UL users. This feature decreases RACH collision probability,
thus uplink interference and network access time is lower. See Chapter 5 for
details.
RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber Increase
This feature increases the upper threshold of supported HSPA users per cell
from 128 (RU50 EP1) up to 208 (WCDMA16 onwards). It requires the
RAN2124: HSPA 128 Users per Cell feature.

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RAN2518: High Speed Cell_FACH Enhanced


This feature increases the number of common E-DCH resources for HS
Cell_FACH UL (RAN1913) users from 10 up to 32. Up to 32 HS Cell_FACH
UL users are supported per cell.Up to 10 users are supported without the
feature. Higher capacity can be expected in terms of number of users per cell
and/or data volume per cell. Up to 80 HS Cell_FACH UL users are supported
per LCG (see Chapter 10.6.2 for details).

For supported configurations, see Flexi Multiradio BTS WCDMA Supported


Configurations (DN0965552) and Flexi Multiradio BTS RF Sharing Released
Configurations.

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3 Flexi WCDMA BTS


Flexi Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) Base Transceiver
Station (BTS) is a truly modular, very compact, and high capacity wide-area
BTS that can be used in various indoor and outdoor installation options (such
as floor, wall, stand, pole, mast, cabinet, 19" rack) and site applications (mini,
macro, and distributed site solution).
Flexi WCDMA BTS consists of the following self-supporting BTS modules:
 Radio Module provides the Radio Frequency (RF) functionality. A maximum
of three RF Modules can be directly connected to the Master System
Module.
 System Module provides baseband capacity for processing as well as
control and transmission functionality.
System Module capacity depends on the System Module type. For more
details, see Chapter 4. The number of activated Rel.99 CE, HSUPA, HSDPA,
and CCCH Processing Set License Keys (LK) can be increased by license
control.
To extend Flexi WCDMA BTS baseband capacity, two System Modules are
interconnected. In this case, Flexi System Extension Kit cable set (FSKA) is
required. A System Module which provides synchronization is a Master
System Module. A capacity extension System Module is an Extension System
Module.

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Figure 1 Flexi WCDMA BTS modules. FSMF + FSMF is assumed*


* Note that with FSMC/D/E, FSMC/D/E+ FSMC/D/E and FSMF+FSMC/D/E up to three RF Modules are
directly connected to BTS Master System Module.

Flexi WCDMA BTS provides up to 24-cell capacity. The output power options
of min 8/15/20/30/40W/60W or 80W (depending on the RF module) are
available.
The following RF Modules are available:
 Rel. 1 Single RF Module (50W – supporting one sector)
 Rel. 1 Dual RF Module ( 50W – supporting up to two sectors)
 Rel. 2 Triple RF Module (70W – supporting up to three sectors)
 Rel. 2 RRH Module (70W – supporting one sector)
 Rel. 3 Triple RF Module (80W / 6Gb OBSAI interface – supporting up to
three sectors)
The following Flexi System Modules are available:
 FSMC Flexi Multimode System Module (Rel.2)
 FSMD Flexi Multimode System Module (Rel.2)
 FSME Flexi Multimode System Module (Rel.2)
 FSMF Flexi Multiradio BTS 10 System Module (Rel.3)
 FBBA Capacity Extension Sub-module for FSMF System Module (optional)

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3.1 Flexi BTS HW release configurations


Table 2 Flexi BTS System Module presents the available combinations of
Master and Extension System Module in WCDMA16 Flexi BTS.
Extension System Module
Master System Module FSMC/D/E FSMF

FSMC/D/E X -

FSMF X X

Table 2 Flexi BTS System Module


where:
X – supported configuration
In case of BTS with two FSMFs, the Master FSMF is equipped with two
FBBAs.

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4 Flexi WCDMA BTS capacity

4.1 Supported number of cells


A single System Module Rel.3 supports up to 18 cells with 2-Way RX Div or
nine cells with 4-Way RX Div.
A single System Module Rel.2 supports up to 12 cells with 2-Way RX Div or
six cells with 4-Way RX Div.
A BTS with two System Modules Rel.2 supports up to 18 cells with 2-Way RX
Div or nine cells with 4-Way RX Div.
With the RAN3010: 24 cell support with Flexi FSMF + FSMD/E System
Modules feature BTS consisting of Master FSMF and Extension FSMD/E
supports up to 24 cells with 2-Way RX Div or 12 cells with 4-Way RX Div. With
RAN2733 Flexi Multiradio System Module extension, FSMF + FSMF, a BTS
consisting of two chained FSMFs supports up to 24 cells with 2-Way RX Div or
12 cells with 4-Way RX Div.
The RAN3017: Additional 6 WCDMA cells activation feature License Key(s)
are needed whenever more than 12 cells are configured. See Table 3 for the
number of supported cells for BTS System Module configurations.
FSMF FSMF+FSMD/E FSMC/D/E FSMC/D/E FSMF+FSMF
+ FSMC/D/E
2-Way 18 24 12 18 24
RX
Div
4-Way 9 12 6 9 12
RX
Div
Table 3 Number of supported cells in BTS System Module HW combinations
For supported configurations, see Flexi Multiradio BTS WCDMA Supported
Configurations (DN0965552).

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4.2 Baseband capacity


Baseband capacity is represented by Subunits.
 One Subunit in FSMF System Module has a capacity of 96 Rel.99 CEs
 One Subunit in FSMC/D/E System Module has a capacity of 48 Rel.99
CEs.
FSMF has 5.5 Subunits, as shown in Figure 2 FSMF System Module structure.

Figure 2 FSMF System Module structure


FBBA has six Subunits.
FSMC has five Subunits, as shown Figure 3 FSMC System Module structure.

Figure 3 FSMC System Module structure

FSMD has 12 Subunits, as shown in Figure 4 FSMD System Module


structure.

Figure 4 FSMD System Module structure

FSME has 19 Subunits, as shown in Figure 5 FSME System Module


structure.

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Figure 5 FSME System Module structure


Subunits are used for the processing of:
 Common Control Channel (CCCH) (For more information see Chapter 5)
 Rel.99 traffic (Chapter 8)
 HSDPA cells, users, and throughput (Chapter 9)
 HSUPA users and throughput (Chapter 10)
 CS Voice over HSPA users (Chapter 21)
 Interference cancellation (RAN2250: Enhanced HSUPA Intereference
Cancellation, RAN1308: HSUPA Interference Cancellation Receiver
features) (Chapter 10.6.1)

4.2.1 System Module Rel.3 available capacity

System Module Rel.3 FSMF capacity can be extended with up to two Capacity
Extension Sub-Modules (FBBA). FBBA is optional. FSMF and 0-2 FBBA
Extension Sub-Modules is one pool of common baseband resources for traffic
processing unless Local Cell Grouping is used. In the last case, each Local
Cell Group (LCG) is a pool of baseband resources for traffic processing from
LCG cells. See Chapter 7 for Local Cell Grouping.
Table 4 presents the number of Subunits available in System Module Rel.3

System Capacity
Number of
Module Extension
Subunits
Rel.3 Submodule

FSMF - 5.5

FSMF FBBA 11.5

FSMF FBBA + FBBA 17.5


Table 4 Number of Subunits available in System Module Rel.3
Note that compared to FSMC/D/E, the FSMF System Module has new HW
and SW architecture that, among others, results in lower Baseband capacity
requirement for HSDPA and (in certain configurations) CCCH processing.
FSMF capacity does not depend on the number of cells.

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System Module baseband capacity available for traffic might be further


impacted by the following:
 Additional CCCH resources (Chapter 5.2.1)
 Local Cell Group HSPA settings (Chapter 7.1)
 HSDPA Subunits (Chapter 9.1.1)
 Number of activated Interference Cancellation units (PIC pools) (Chapter
10.6.1)
 Static HSUPA allocation (Chapter 20)
 Static HS-FACH allocation (Chapter 10.6.2)
The available baseband capacity (Subunits) for traffic usage after activation of
HSDPA, PIC, after allocation of Static HSUPA or additional CCCH resources
can be calculated using the formula below:
Number_of available_subunits = (number_of_subunits –
HSDPA_subunits – subunits_for_PIC_pool – subunits_for_static_HSUPA
- subunits_for_additional_CCCH- subunits_for_HS_FACH)
Equation 1 Number of available Subunits
where:
Number_of_available_subunits - number of Subunits available in System
Module from Table 4
HSDPA_subunits - number of HSDPA Subunits (Chapter 9.1.1)
subunits_for_PIC_pool - number of commissioned Interference
Cancellation Subunits (Chapter 10.6.1);
subunits_for_static_HSUPA - number of HSUPA static commissioned
Subunits (Chapter 20)
subunits_for_additional_CCCH - number of additional Subunits allocated
for additional CCCH processing (CCCH pools) (Chapter 5.2.1)
subunits_for_HS_FACH - number of Subunits statically allocated for HS-
FACH users (Chapter 10.6.2)
Note that available Subunits are used for traffic processing after they are
licensed with Rel.99 CE, HSUPA, HSDPA, and CCCH Processing Set License
Keys.
Available Subunits (Pure traffic subunits, see Figure 6) can be used for R99
(DCH) users, HSDPA users (A-DCH/SRB), and HSUPA users (HSUPA
scheduler).

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Figure 6 Example presenting FSMF, 1 LCG ,12 HSPA (non-MIMO) cells


and one interference cancelation unit

Table 5 presents FSMF capacity with one LCG.


HSPA settings
FSMF FSMF + FBBA FSMF + 2xFBBA
per LCG
Rel99 only 5.5 11.5 17.5
Small HSPA 4.875 10.875 16.875
Normal HSPA 4.375 10.375 16.375
Table 5 Number of Subunits available per BTS with one FSMF with single LCG
Table 5 presents FSMF+FSMF capacity.
FSMF + 2xFBBA
FSMF + 2xFBBA FSMF + 2xFBBA
+ FSMF +
+ FSMF + FSMF + FBBA
2xFBBA
23 29 35
Table 6 Number of Subunits available per BTS with FSMF+FSMF
HSDPA Subunits per LCG must be allocated, and thus subtracted from the
System Module available capacity. See Table 7 for HSDPA Subunits that are
subtracted from System Module available capacity in case of BTS with more
than one LCG.

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HSPA settings per LCG HSDPA Subunits


Rel99 only 0 SU
Small HSPA 0.625 SU
Normal HSPA 1.125 SU
Table 7 Number of HSDPA Subunits required for 2 nd and every next LCG. 0.5 SU
needs to be added to presented figures for CCCH processing

Note that each LCG requires CCCH resources. For CCCH resources
requirement, see Chapter 5.2.1.
For LCG configuration settings, see Chapter 7.1
For LCG HSPA configurations and required HSDPA Subunits, see Chapter
9.1.1.

4.2.2 System Module Rel.2 available capacity

Table 8 presents the number of Subunits in System Module Rel.2. Note, that
the System Module Rel.2 available capacity depends on the number of cells.
A 10-kilometer cell range and 2-Way RX Div is assumed.

Number of cells FSMC FSMD FSME

1–2 5 12 19

3 5 12 18

4–6 4 11 18

7–9 2+1* 9+1* 16+1*

10 – 12 1+1* 8+1* 15+1*


Table 8 Available System Module capacity referred in Subunits
* One Subunit is required for CCCH processing with one System Module, one
LCG, and assuming a 10-km cell range with 2-Way RX Div.
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with Master and Extension System Modules,
both System Modules have CCCH resources included in HW capacity. See
Chapter 12 Local Cell Grouping impact on FSMC/D/E System Module
capacity for more details.
System Module baseband capacity available for traffic might be further
impacted by the following:
 Additional CCCH recourses (for more information, see Chapter 5)

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 HSDPA commissioned resources (Chapter 9)


 Number of activated Interference Cancellation units (PIC pools) (Chapter
10.6.1)
 Static HSUPA allocation (Chapter 20)
 Static HS-FACH resources (Chapter 10.6.2)

The available baseband capacity (Subunits) for traffic usage after activation of
HSDPA, PIC, after allocation of Static HSUPA or additional CCCH resources
can be calculated using the formula below:
Number_of available_subunits = (number_of_subunits – subunits_for
HSDPA – subunits_for_PIC_pool – subunits_for_static_HSUPA -
subunits_for_additional_CCCH - subunits_for_HS_FACH)
Equation 2 Number of available Subunits
where:
number_of_subunits - number of Subunits available in System Module
from Table 8
subunits_for_HSDPA - number of HSDPA commissioned Subunits
(Chapter 9)
subunits_for_PIC_pool - number of commissioned Interference
Cancellation Subunits (Chapter 10.6.1)
subunits_for_static_HSUPA - number of HSUPA static commissioned
Subunits (Chapter 20)
subunits_for_additional_CCCH - number of additional Subunits allocated
for additional CCCH processing (Chapter 5)
subunits_for_HS_FACH - number of Subunits statically allocated for HS-
FACH users (Chapter 10.6.2)
Note that available Subunits are used for traffic processing after they are
licensed with Rel.99 CE licenses, HSDPA Processing Set licenses, and
HSUPA Processing Set license.

4.2.3 FSMF + FSMF available capacity

In case of requirements for higher capacity, FSMF System Module capacity


(Table 4) is extended with the capacity of the second FSMF System Module.
In this BTS configuration, the Master FSMF System Module is equipped with
two FBBA Capacity Extension Sub-modules. Extension FSMF can be
optionally equipped with up to two FBBAs.

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4.2.4 FSMF + FSMD/E available capacity

In case of requirements for higher capacity, FSMF System Module capacity


(Table 4) is extended with the capacity of FSMD/E System Module (Table 8).
In this BTS configuration, the FSMF is a Master System Module and FSMD/E
is an Extension System Module. FSMF can be optionally equipped with up to
two FBBAs.

4.2.5 Rel.99 CE System Module capacity

The available baseband capacity referred in Rel.99 CEs after activation of


HSDPA, PIC, after allocation of Static HSUPA or additional CCCH resources
can be calculated using the formula below:
System_Module_Rel99_CE_capacity = min (#Rel99_CE_licenses;
(Rel99_CE_Subunit_capacity * number_of_available_subunits)
Equation 3 System Module R99 CE capacity
where:
#Rel99_CE_licenses - number of available Rel99 CE licenses;
Rel99_CE_subunit_capacity - Rel99 CE Subunit capacity;
number_of_available_subunits - Subunits available after activation of
HSDPA, PIC, after allocation of Static HSUPA or additional CCCH
resources.
As far as Rel.99 CE capacity is considered, FSMF Subunit is twice the
capacity of FSMC/D/E Subunit.
 FSMF Subunit has 96 Rel.99 CEs
 FSMC, FSMD, or FSME Subunit has 48 Rel.99 CEs

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5 Common Control Channels


dimensioning

5.1 General information


The following DL Common Control Channels (CCCH) are supported per cell in
the BTS:
 1 x P-SCH (Primary – Synchronization Channel)
 1 x S-SCH (Secondary – Synchronization Channel)
 1 x P-CCPCH (Primary – Common Control Physical Channel)
 1 x P-CPICH (Primary – Common Pilot Channel)
 1 x PICH (Paging Indicator Channel)
 1 x AICH (Acquisition Indicator Channel)
 3 x S-SCCPCH (Secondary Common Control Physical Channel)
In the UL, resources for processing of the RACH (Random Access Channel)
preamble signatures are required per cell. RACH preamble signatures are
used for both RACH users and HS CELL_FACH users (High Speed CELL
FACH, RAN1913).
Cells with ranges higher than 20 kilometers are called Extended Cells. The
required baseband resources for CCCH processing of Extended Cells are
described in Chapter 11.4 Extended Cell.

5.2 CCCH resources in System Module


 The System Module processes Common Control Channels for basic
configurations without any additional baseband resources or CCCH PS
LKs. In this case, CCCH resources for processing of CCCH are included in
System Module HW capacity.

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 One pool of CCCH resources (CCCH pool) is included in every System


Module HW capacity in BTS configuration.
 Every LCG requires its own CCCH resources
 One CCCH pool has a capacity of 480 RACH Handler Elements (RHE)
 RHE is a processing resource of a CCCH pool that is used for processing
the RACH Channel of a cell within an LCG
The required RHE per cell in an LCG is calculated with the following
Equation:
#RHE_per_cell = CellRange*#Signatures*RxDiv
Equation 4 Number of RACH Handler Elements (RHE) required per single cell
where:
#RHE_per_cell – number of required RACH Handler Elements per single cell (max
480)
CellRange – cell range, referred to in kilometers, rounded up to whole integer
divisible by five
#Signatures – number of signatures for RACH preambles
RxDiv – RX Diversity. Takes a value of 2 for 2-Way RX Div or 4 in case of 4-Way
RX Div
 One CCCH pool supports the following number of cells (4 RACH signatures
per cell are assumed):
- 3 cells/20 km 2-Way RX Div
(#RHE_per_cell=20*4*2=160 RHE; three cells require 3*160 RHE=480
RHE)
- 6 cells/10 km 2-Way RX Div
(#RHE_per_cell=10*4*2=80 RHE; six cells require 6*80 RHE=480
RHE)
- 3 cells/10 km 4-Way RX Div
- (#RHE_per_cell=10*4*4=160 RHE; three cells require 3*160 RHE=480
RHE)
Other numbers of cells per CCCH pool are also supported. See Chapter 11 for
more details.
The following is a list of typical basic configurations that are served with one
CCCH pool included in System Modules HW capacity and do not require any
additional resources for CCCH processing.
 1 x System Module: 3 cells/20 km 2-Way RX Div
 1 x System Module: 6 cells/10 km 2-Way-RX Div
 2 x System Module: 6 cells/20 km 2-Way-RX Div
 2 x System Module: 9 cells/10 km 2-Way-RX Div

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 2 x System Module: 12 cells/10 km 2-Way-RX Div


Other basic configurations are also served with CCCH resources included in
the System Module HW capacity. For details, see Chapter 11 CCCH
dimensioning details.
Whenever CCCH resources included in System Modules’ HW capacity are not
enough, additional CCCH resources included in HSDPA Subunits are used
(valid for FSMF only, see Chapter 5.2.1 for details) or additional CCCH
resources are allocated (valid for FSMF and FSMC/D/E) - see Chapter 11 for
details.

5.2.1 CCCH Resources in FSMF

 One CCCH pool (480 RHE) is included in FSMF HW capacity


 In contrast to FSMC/D/E, FSMF HSDPA scheduler Baseband resources
(HSDPA Subunits) include CCCH pools for additional CCCH processing
LCG HSPA #HSDPA #HSUPA HSDPA #CCCH #RHE in
configuration schedulers schedulers Subunits pools in HSDPA
HSDPA Subunit
Subunits (s)
Rel.99 only 0 0 0 0 0
Small HSPA 1 1 0.625 1 480
Normal HSPA 2 1 1.125 2 960
Table 9 Number of CCCH pools and RHE capacity in FSMF HSDPA scheduler
Subunits
 If additional HSDPA Subunits are allocated (See Chapter 9.1.1 HSDPA
scheduler in FSMF, Table 20), those additional HSDPA Subunits contain
CCCH resources that can be used for CCCH processing.
 Whenever it is required from the CCCH point of view, CCCH pools from
HSDPA Subunits are used for CCCH processing.
 Whenever it is required from the CCCH point of view, and CCCH pools
from HSDPA Subunits are not sufficient, additional CCCH pools on top of
HSDPA Subunits are allocated (see Chapter 11 for details).
 One CCCH Processing Set License Key (CCCH PS LK) enables one
CCCH pool included in HSDPA Subunits
 One additional CCCH pool consumes 0.5 SU.
See Chapter 11.5 for a list of example configurations and respective CCCH
Subunits requirements with corresponding CCCH Processing Set LKs. See
Chapter 11.5.1 to calculate CCCH pools included in HSDPA Subunits in any
configuration.

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5.2.2 CCCH Resources in FSMC/D/E

 One CCCH pool (480RHE) is included in FSMC/D/E System Module


capacity.
 Additional CCCH pools are allocated whenever it is required (and
Baseband capacity is available). See Chapter 11 CCCH dimensioning
details.
 One additional CCCH pool consumes 48 Rel.99 CE LKs (1 SU).

5.3 CCCH Resources allocation


 CCCH resources are Local-Cell-Group-specific.
 Each LCG must have CCCH resources (CCCH pool(s)) for cells that are
mapped to a particular LCG.
 CCCH resources included in the BTS HW are not connected with a
particular System Module. For example, in case of a BTS with two System
Modules, CCCH resources included in HW from both System Modules
might be allocated on one System Module, depending on Local Cell Group
allocation.
In cases of:
 2x System Modules Rel.2 and 1x LCG
 2x System Modules Rel.2 and 2x LCG where LCG is shared on both
System Modules
CCCH resources (CCCH included in System Module Rel.2 HW capacity and
additional CCCH) for particular cells are allocated on particular System
Module depending on HSDPA commissioning. In other words, CCCH
resources of cells are allocated on the System Module where the HSDPA
scheduler(s) of those cells exists as described in Chapters 5.3.1, 5.3.2, and
5.3.3.
See Chapter 5.3.4 for more details on CCCH resources allocation in case of
FSMF+FSMD/E.
See Chapter 5.3.5 for more details on CCCH resources allocation in case of
FSMF+FSMF. See Chapter 7.5 for details regarding LCG allocation on BTS
Baseband capacity in case of two System Modules in BTS configuration.
In case of a BTS with one System Module and multiple LCGs, the CCCH
resources included in HW capacity are assigned to the LCG#1. LCG#2,
LCG#3 and LCG#4 requires at least one CCCH pool.

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5.3.1 Two System Modules Rel.2 one LCG

CCCH resources are allocated on particular System Module depending on


HSDPA commissioning:
 HSDPA activated on both System Modules (HSPA mapping to HW
required).
CCCH resources are allocated on both System Modules:

 HSDPA activated on one System Module


CCCH resources are allocated on System Module with HSPA activated:

 HSDPA not active on any System Module (HSDPA traffic not supported)
CCCH resources of an LCG are allocated to System Module where LCG
has more resources. If LCG has the same number of resources in both
System Modules, then CCCH resources are allocated to Master System
Module.

5.3.2 Two System Modules Rel.2 one LCG and HSPA mapping to HW

If some frequency layer is mapped to a System Module with the Mapping


HSPA Cell to HW parameter, then the selected System Module has to
provide CCCH resources.
For example:
Flexi WCDMA BTS 3+3+3 /20km, FSME+FSMD;
Frequency layers #1 and #2 are mapped to FSME (2+2+2): 3 cells are
served with CCCH resources included in HW; another 3 cells require 48
Rel.99 CE LKs for CCCH processing.
Frequency layer #3 is mapped to FSMD (1+1+1): cells are served with
CCCH resources included in HW capacity and additional CCCH resources
are not required (0 Rel.99 CE LKs).

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For more details, see Chapter 18 HSPA frequency mapping.

5.3.3 Two System Modules Rel.2 and two LCGs, where one LCG is
shared on both System Modules

CCCH are allocated on particular System Module depending on HSDPA


commissioning:
a) HSDPA activated on both System Modules
CCCH resources of a LCG are allocated on both System Modules

b) HSDPA activated on one System Module


CCCH resources are allocated on System Module with HSDPA
Throughput Step > 0

c) HSDPA not activated on both System Modules (HSDPA traffic not


supported)
CCCH resources of an LCG are allocated on System Module where LCG
has more resources. If LCG has the same number of resources in both
System Modules, then CCCH resources are allocated to Master System
Module.

5.3.4 Two System Modules (FSMF+FSMD/E) and more than one LCG,
where none of the LCGs is shared between System Modules

A BTS with two System Modules has two CCCH pools included in HW
capacity:

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 One pool is allocated to LCG on FSMD/E


 One pool is allocated to FSMF System Module to LCG with lower
LCG ID (LCG ID#1 is lower than LCG ID#2 and so on)
Figure 7 presents allocation of CCCH pools included in HW price in case of
FSMF + FSMD, example with three LCGs..

Figure 7 CCCH pools allocation in case of FSMF+FSMD and more than two
LCGs (example)

5.3.5 Two System Modules (FSMF+FSMF) and more than one LCG

Both CCCH pools included in FSMF+FSMF HW capacity are assigned to


LCG#1 and LCG#2 (one CCCH pool per LCG). LCG#3 and LCG#4 require
CCCH PS LKs.
In case there is only one LCG configured both CCCH pools included in HW
are assigned to LCG#1.

5.4 Required CCCH resources for basic


configurations in WCDMA16
In RU50EP1, the number of signatures for RACH preambles were set as
follows:
 2-Way RX Div:
- 0km< r <=60km: #Signatures = 4
- 60km< r <=120km: #Signatures = 2
- 120km<r<=180km: #Signatures = 1
 4-Way RX Div:
- 0km< r <=30km: #Signatures = 4
- 30km< r <=60km: #Signatures = 2
- 60km<r<=120km: #Signatures = 1
In WCDMA16, the number of signatures for RACH preambles is defined
with the new parameter RACHPreambleSignatures (WCEL). It specifies
the number of signatures used for RACH users and HS CELL_FACH users
(RAN1913 High Speed Cell_FACH). Chapters 5.4.1 and 5.4.2 summarize

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the required number of Subunits and CCCH License Keys (FSMF) or


Rel.99 CEs (FSMC/D/E) for some of the cell configurations. Figures from
Chapters 5.4.1 and 5.4.2 are calculated according to rules and equations
from Chapter 11.

5.4.1 FSMF

1) Normal HSPA Local Cell Group


CellRange 5 10 15 20 5 10 15 20

Cells
RX Div 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4

Signatures

3 4 -/ -/ -/ -/ -/ -/ 1/ 2/
- - - - - - - -
6 4 -/ -/ 1/ 1/ -/ 1/ 2/ 5/
- - - - - - - 1
9 4 -/ 1/ 2/ 2/ 1/ 2/ 4/ 8/
- - - - - - 1 2.5
12 4 -/ 1/ 2/ 3/ 1/ 3/ 5/ 11/
- - - 0.5 - 0.5 1.5 4
3 8 -/ -/ 1/ 2/ -/ 2/ 2/
- - - - - - 0 N/A*)
6 8 -/ 1/ 2/ 5/ 1/ 5/ 5/
- - - 1 - 1 1.5 N/A*)
9 8 1/ 2/ 4/ 8/ 2/ 8/ 8/
- - 1 2.5 - 2.5 3 N/A*)
12 8 1/ 3/ 5/ 3/ 11 11/
11/
- 0.5 1.5 4 0.5 /4 4.5 N/A*)
Table 10 Number of CCCH Processing Set LKs \ Number of additional Subunits
required for CCCH processing versus number of cells, cell range (km), RX Div
mode and number of RACH preamble signatures in FSMF Normal HSPA LCG

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2) Small HSPA Local Cell Group


CellRange 5 10 15 20 5 10 15 20

Cells
RX Div 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4

Signatures

3 4 -/ -/ -/ -/ -/ -/ 1/ 2/
- - - - - - - -
6 4 -/ -/ 1/ 1/ -/ 1/ 2/ 5/
- - - - - - 0.5 1.5
3 8 -/ -/ 1/ 2/ -/ 2/ 2/
- - - - - - 0.5 N/A*)
6 8 -/ 1/ 2/ 5/ 1/ 5/ 5/
- - 0.5 1.5 - 1.5 2 N/A*)
Table 11 Number of CCCH Processing Set LKs \ Number of additional Subunits
required for CCCH processing versus number of cells, cell range (km), RX Div
mode and number of RACH preamble signatures in FSMF Small HSPA LCG
*)
N/A indicates that cell configuration is not supported, as more than 480
RHE per cell is not supported. Cell configuration (Cell Range, or number of
Signatures of RX Div mode) need to be modified so that the number of
RHE per cell is not higher than 480 RHE calculated according to Equation
15.
One CCCH PS LK per FSMF System Module is included in HW price,
which is assumed in Table 10 and Table 11. One CCCH PS LK and 0.5 SU
need to be added to the presented figures in case of LCG#2, LCG#3 and
LCG#4 in FSMF. In case of LCG#1, the number of CCCH PS LKs and
number of additional required Subunits is directly applicable.

5.4.2 FSMC/D/E
CellRange 5 10 15 20 5 10 15 20

Cells
RX Div 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4

Signatures

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3 4 - - - - - - 1 2
6 4 - - 1 1 - 1 2 5
9 4 - 1 2 2 1 2 4 8
12 4 - 1 2 3 1 3 5 11
3 8 - - 1 2 - 2 2 N/A*)
6 8 - 1 2 5 1 5 5 N/A*)
9 8 1 2 4 8 2 8 8 N/A*)
12 8 1 3 5 11 3 11 11 N/A*)
Table 12 Number of pools of 48 Rel.99 CE LKs for CCCH processing versus
number of cells, cell range (km), RX Div mode and number of RACH preamble
signatures in FSMC/D/E LCG
*)
N/A indicates that cell configuration is not supported, as more than 480
RHE per cell is not supported. Cell configuration (Cell Range, or number of
Signatures of RX Div mode) need to be modified so that number of RHE
per cell is not higher than 480 RHE calcaulted according to Equation 15
One pool of 48 Rel.99 CE LKs per FSMC/D/E System Module is included in
the HW price, which is assumed in Table 11. Forty-eight Rel.99 CE LKs (1
SU) need to be added to the presented figures in case of LCG#2, LCG#3
and LCG#4 in FSMC/D/E. In case of LCG#1, the figures are directly
applicable.

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6 Capacity licenses
Flexi WCDMA BTS licensed capacity is the baseband processing capacity that
the operator has purchased. The licensed Baseband capacity can be less or
equal to the available HW capacity.
Flexi WCDMA BTS baseband capacity is allocated according to the capacity
license file. Because the ATM Cross-Connection (AXC) and the BTS exist in
high volumes in the network, NSN does not generate licenses for these
network elements directly (NE licenses), but so-called pool licenses are used.
This means that the user gets the license to use a dedicated amount of
features or capacity (pool license) and it is up to the user to determine how
these NE licenses are distributed toward the network elements.
As an example, the operator buys a pool license for 10 000 Rel.99 CE for
BTSs. The operator gets a pool license file that allows use of this capacity.
With this pool license and the help of the license management tools in NetAct,
one can distribute the capacity according to the capacity needs. For example:
120 Rel.99 CE for BTS-1, 70 Rel.99 CE for BTS-2, and so on. For this
purpose, NetAct generates the appropriate license files and downloads them
to the network elements.
The following capacity License Keys (LKs) are available:
 Rel.99 CE LKs
 HSDPA and HSUPA Processing Set LKs
 CCCH Processing Set LK

System CCCH
Rel.99 HSDPA HSUPA
Module processing
traffic traffic traffic
release

System Module Rel99 CE LK HSDPA BTS HSUPA BTS


Rel.99 CE
Rel.2 Processing Processing
LK
(FSMC/D/E) Set LK Set LK

System Module CCCH Rel.99 CE HSDPA BTS HSUPA BTS


Rel.3 (FSMF) Processing LK Processing Processing

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Set LK Set LK Set LK

CCCH HSDPA BTS HSUPA BTS


Rel.99 CE
FSMF+FSMD/E Processing Processing Processing
LK
Set LK Set LK Set LK
Table 13 Summary of Baseband capacity licenses
For more specific information on licensing, see Licenses Management in
WCDMA RAN (DN70132411).
All licenses (including Rel.99 CE licenses) are activated for a 14-day trial
period if they are to be used for the first time because of BTS commissioning.

6.1 Rel.99 CE License Keys


Rel.99 CE LKs define the maximum capacity for Rel.99 traffic.
HSDPA/HSUPA schedulers do not consume Rel.99 CE LKs.
The number of required Rel.99 CE LKs in a System Module is calculated
according to the following formula:
#Rel99CE = Max { UL_Rel99CE; DL_Rel99CE }
Equation 5 Number of required Rel.99 CE licenses
where:
#Rel99CE – total number of required Rel.99 CE licenses;
UL_Rel99CE – total number of required Rel.99 CEs in UL channels;
DL_Rel99CE – total number of required Rel.99 CEs in DL channels;
Rel.99 CE consumption in UL and DL channels depends on the DCH radio
bearer. For details, see Chapter 8 DCH Dedicated channels dimensioning and
Chapter 9.5 Associated UL/DL DCH.
______________________________________________________________________

NOTE

License files available in the BTS are limited with commissioned licenses. For
example, if 1000 Rel.99 CE license files are available in the BTS, while
commissioned numberOfR99ChannelElements is set to 900, then the BTS
only uses 900 Rel.99 CE licenses.
______________________________________________________________
Rel.99 CE LKs are used for:
 Rel.99 DCH channels (including Associated DCH, A-DCH)
 Additional CCCH resources in FSMC/D/E

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6.2 HSDPA Processing Set License Key


HSDPA BTS Processing Set License Key LK (License Key) is the capacity
reservation in the System Module that allows for a certain DL throughput and
enables admitting the HSDPA users.
In case of absence of HSUPA UL return channel, HSDPA user requires Rel.99
CE for UL DCH return channel (A-DCH, or Associated-DCH) processing. For
details, see Chapter 9.5 Associated UL/DL DCH.
HSDPA BTS Processing Set LK does not directly increase the capacity for
maximum user number and throughput. Separate ASW (Application Software)
LKs for peak throughput (for example RAN1643: HSDPA 64QAM) and user
number (for example the RAN2124: HSPA 128 users per cell and RAN2869:
HSPA Subscriber Increase features) might be required.
HSDPA BTS Processing Set LKs are as follows:
 HSDPA BTS Processing Set 1: 32 users and 7.2Mbps
 HSDPA BTS Processing Set 2: 72 users and 21Mbps
 HSDPA BTS Processing Set 3: 72 users and 84Mbps

6.2.1 Multi RAB user

A Multi RAB user which has more than one HSDPA RAB is counted as one
user from HSDPA Processing Set license point of view. For example, 32 Multi
RAB users, each having two HSDPA RABs, can be enabled by one HSDPA
Processing Set 1 LK.

6.2.2 HS CELL_FACH DL user

In WCDMA16, a RAN1637: HS CELL_FACH DL user does not consume an


HSDPA Processing Set LK. However, the maximum number of supported
users coming with commissioned HSDPA Processing Sets LKs is provided to
the RNC and, based on that number, the RNC limits the total number of
HSDPA users including HS CELL_FACH DL user as follows:
HSDPA_total_number_of_users = HS CELL_FACH DL_users +
HSDPA_CELL_DCH users..
WCDMA16 supports up to 208 users per cell (RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber
Increase), up to 128 users per cell (RAN2124: HSPA 128 users per cell), or up
to 72 users per cell. HS CELL_FACH DL users are counted to “per cell” limits
together with HSDPA CELL_DCH users.

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6.2.3 HS CELL_FACH user

The maximum number of supported users coming with commissioned HSDPA


Processing Sets LKs is provided to the RNC and, based on that number, the
RNC limits the total number of HSDPA users including HS CELL_FACH DL
(RAN1637) users in downlink as follows: HSPA_total_number_of_users = HS
CELL_FACH DL_users + HSDPA_CELL_DCH users..
WCDMA16 supports up to 208 users per cell (RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber
Increase), up to 128 users per cell (RAN2124: HSPA 128 users per cell), or up
to 72 users per cell. HS CELL_FACH users are counted to “per cell” limits
together with HSDPA CELL_DCH users.

6.3 HSUPA Processing Set License Key


HSUPA BTS Processing Set LK (License Key) is a HSUPA capacity
reservation in System Module that enables simultaneous allocation of 24
HSUPA users and 5.8 Mbps UL throughput. HSUPA users are CELL_DCH
data users (both 16QAM and non-16QAM users), HS CELL_FACH
(RAN1913) users and CS-Voice over HSPA users.
One HSUPA user consumes one user license from HSUPA Processing Set LK
and also one user license from HSDPA Processing set LK.With x number of
available HSUPA licenses, the HSUPA baseband reservation inside System
Module is able to fulfill the simultaneous x * 5.8Mbps and x * 24 users
requirement.
No more than 15 Subunits are allocated for HSUPA per single FSMC/D/E and
16.875 Subunits per FSMF.
HSUPA baseband reservation is dynamic and depends on the actual total
HSUPA throughput and actual total number of HSUPA users in HSUPA
scheduler.

6.3.1 Multi RAB user

A Multi RAB user which has more than one HSUPA RAB (Radio Access
Bearer) is counted as one user from HSUPA BTS Processing Set LK point of
view. For example, 24 Multi RAB users, each having two HSUPA RABs,
consume one HSUPA Processing Set LK from licensed user point of view.

6.3.2 HS CELL_FACH user

RAN1913: HS CELL_FACH user requires an HSUPA Processing Set LK..


WCDMA16 supports up to 208 users per cell (RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber
Increase), up to 128 users per cell (RAN2124: HSPA 128 users per cell), or up

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to 72 users per cell. HS CELL_FACH (RAN1913) users are counted to “per


cell” limits together with HSUPA CELL_DCH users.

6.4 CCCH Processing Set License Key


CCCH PS LK is applicable for BTS with FSMF System Module in
configuration. CCCH PS LK is used to enable additional Baseband resources
(so called CCCH pools) for CCCH processing. CCCH PS LK is required in
case when CCCH resources included in System Module capacity are not
enough to process CCCH of a cell in System Module. For more details on
CCCH resources, see Chapter 5.2.1
In case of FSMF+FSMF or FSMF+FSMD/E and CCCH resources included
System Modules HW capacity are not sufficient, CCCH PS LKs are required.

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7 Local Cell Group


Local Cell Group (LCG) is a pool of Baseband resources dedicated for traffic
and CCCH processing from respective cells. System Module available
Baseband capacity can be split to a number of LCGs.
More than one LCG is used in the following cases:
 More HSUPA capacity is needed
 Another HSUPA scheduler is needed
 More than two HSDPA schedulers are needed in FSMF
 More cells to be supported
 Multi Operator RAN (MORAN) case
It is possible to use MORAN without Local Cell Grouping.
Table 14 summarizes the number of supported LCGs per BTS.
FSMF FSMF+FSMF FSMF+FSMD/E FSMC/D/E FSMC/D/E
+
FSMC/D/E
RF 1 RF Rel. 1 not 2 1 2
Rel.1 supported
RF 1-4 1-4 1-4 1) 1-4 1-4 2)
Rel.2
or
newer
Table 14 Number of supported LCGs per BTS HW configurations
1)
FSMF supports 1-3 LCGs, FSMD/E requires one LCG
2)
Two LCGs are required in case for BTS with more than 12 cells 2-Way RX
Div or more than 6 cells 4-Way RX Div
Note that on a FSMF System Module without FBBA, it is not possible to
allocate four LCGs with Normal HSPA.

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7.1 Local Cell Group Settings (FSMF)


Each and every LCG from FSMF is configured to one of the following settings:
 Rel.99 only
 Small HSPA
 Normal HSPA
LCG configuration is set on BTS site commissioning using HSPA setting
parameter. The default HSPA setting is Normal HSPA configuration.
Table 15 presents LCG configuration details.

Max number Max Number of Number of


LCG
of supported number of HSDPA HSUPA
configuration
cells HSPA cells schedulers schedulers

Rel.99 only 12 0 0 0

Small HSPA 6 6 1 1

Normal HSPA 12 12 2 1
Table 15 FSMF LCG configuration details

7.2 LCG capacity


The maximal number of cells in LCG depends on the UL RX Div mode,
System Module HW Release, and Radio Module HW Release. LCG supports
the following number of cells:
 12 cells 2-Way RX Div
 6 cells 4-Way RX Div
Both cases above assume RF Rel.2 or newer and FSMC/D/E or FSMF
System Module (note that LCG in Small HSPA configurtaion supports up to 6
cells). In case of RF Rel.1, LCG supports the following number of cells:
 6 cells 2-Way RX Div
 6 cells 4-Way RX Div (6 cells are supported per BTS with 2 LCGs)

7.3 Flexible and Fixed LCG


Local Cell Group can be flexible or fixed.

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1) Flexible LCG
LCG capacity can cover more than one System Module capacity or less
than one System Module capacity. In other words, it is possible to freely
adjust LCG capacity with the Access Baseband Capacity parameter
(visible in BTS Site Manager as Max. HW BB capacity).

In case of flexible LCGs, up to four LCGs can share the Flexi WCDMA
BTS Baseband capacity.
System Module FSMF / FSMC/D/E /
FSMF + FSMF FSMC/D/E + FSMC/D/E
RF Module or Multi Rel.2 or newer Rel.2 or newer
Carrier RRHs
Table 16 HW required to support Flexible LCGs
* The Access Baseband Capacity commissioning parameter is used
to divide the Baseband HW for LCGs from 1% to 99%. The actual
allocation is done according to the rule: at least one Subunit is allocated to
each LCG. The percentage division is rounded to one Subunit.
2) Fixed LCG
LCG is fixed to System Module capacity. It is not possible to modify LCG
capacity with the Access Baseband Capacity parameter.

In case of fixed LCGs, with two System Modules two LCGs can share the
Flexi WCDMA BTS Baseband capacity.
In case of Local Cell Grouping with two System Modules, some of the cells are
dedicated to the Master System Module and some of the cells to the
Extension System Module. See Chapter 7.5 LCG allocation on System
Modules for details on LCG to System Module allocation.
LCGs are fixed to System Module capacity in any of the following cases:

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 FSMC/D/E + FSMC/D/E and more than 12 cells 2-Way RX Div (more than
6 cells 4-Way RX Div)
 RF Rel.1

______________________________________________________________________

Note: FSMF+FSMD/E specific


In case of FSMF+FSMD/E, one LCG is fixed to FSMD/E, 1-3 LCGs are flexibly
allocated on FSMF capacity.

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7.4 Local Cell Grouping on BTS Site Commissioning


The operator can define Local Cell Groups in one of two different ways:
1) Flexible BB allocation/Fixed BB HW Rel.1 allocation
2) Fixed BB allocation
Option 1) Flexible BB allocation is applied to following BTS configurations
with 3-sector RF Modules:
 one or two System Modules FSMC/D/E
 one or two System Modules FSMF
Supports free adjustment of the Access Baseband Capacity parameter
for up to four LCGs. Whole carriers can be mapped to LCGs or carriers can be
split between LCGs freely (free mapping of cells to LCGs).
Flexible BB allocation supports:
 up to 18 cells with single FSMF and RF modules Rel.2 or newer
 up to 24 cells with FSMF + FSMF and RF modules Rel.2 or newer
In both above cases, the RAN3017: Additional 6 cells feature is required to
support more than 12 cells per BTS.
Fixed BB HW Rel.1 allocation is applicable to BTS configurations with Rel.1
RF Module. In this case, LCGs are fixed (based on whole System Module
Capacity: one LCG per one System Module and two LCGs with two System

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Modules). Cells can be freely mapped to LCGs in case of two System


Modules and RF Rel.1.
Option 2) Fixed BB allocation is applicable to following BTS configurations
with 3-sector RF Modules:
a) FSMC/D/E + FSMC/D/E
b) FSMF + FSMF
c) FSMF + FSMD/E
In a) and b) two LCGs are required. LCG capacity is based on System Module
capacity: one LCG per one System Module. The Access Baseband
Capacity parameter cannot be used. Cells can be freely mapped to LCGs.
Mapping of LCG to System Module is supported with the sModId parameter
– see the following example.
For example:
 Fixed BB allocation selected on BTS Site commissioning,
BTS: FSME + FSMD, two LCGs created (LCG#1: six cells, LCG#2:
nine cells)
To map LCG#2 to Master System Module (FSME) and LCG#1 to
Extension System Module (FSMD), parameter sModId=1 for LCG#2
and sModId=2 for LCG#1 is configured.
In case of c) (FSMF + FSMD/E) 1-4 LCGs are supported:
- 1-3 LCGs are supported on FSMF
- One LCG is required for FSMD/E
To flexibly adjust FSMF baseband capacity per every LCG, the Access
Baseband Capacity parameter can be used. Access Baseband
Capacity cannot be used for FSMD/E. To map the LCG to a respective
System Module, the sModId parameter can be used for every LCG in BTS
configuration.

Fixed BB allocation supports:


 up to 24 cells 2-Way RX Div with FSMF + FSMF (RAN3017: Additional 6
cells up to two LKs required)
 up to 24 cells 2-Way RX Div with FSMF + FSMD/E (RAN3010: 24 cell
support with Flexi FSMF + FSMD/E System Modules, RAN3017
Additional 6 cells up to two LKs required)
 up to 18 cells 2-Way RX Div with two FSMC/D/E System Modules
(RAN3017 Additional 6 cells LK required)
For more information, see Commissioning Flexi Multiradio BTS WCDMA,
DN7039326.

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7.5 LCG allocation on System Modules


This chapter describes the allocation of LCGs on the BTS System
Module(s)baseband capacity.
FSMF+FSMF:
 supported with up to four LCGs
 one LCG can be shared between System Modules
 shared LCG has PIC Subunits on Master System Module only
 Extension System Module supports up to 15 cells in total from all LCGs
having access to Extension System Module. In other words, all the
cells from shared LCG are counted to the number of cells processed
on Extension System Module.
BTS internal algorithms take care for optimal allocation of LCGs on System
Modules capacity. Operator needs only to define the share of BTS Baseband
capacity per LCG (accessBBcapacity). When HSxPA schedulers are
enabled per LCG, then whole LCG Baseband available capacity is available
for HSPA processing within LCG.
FSMF + FSMD/E:
 supported with up to four LCGs
 None of the LCGs can be shared bewteen System Modules.
 One LCG is required for FSMD/E.
 FSMF supports 1-3 LCGs.
 Flexible adjustment of FSMF baseband capacity per LCG is supported
on FSMF.
 Mapping of LCGs to particular System Module is supported (see
Chapter 7.4 for more information).
FSMC/D/E:
In case of BTS with RF Modules Rel.2 or newer and two Rel.2 System
Modules (FSMC/D/E), up to four LCGs can be created. In this case, the BTS
attempts to allocate the capacity of the whole LCG to the capacity of the whole
System Module. Therefore, the LCG with the biggest amount of resources is
allocated to the System Module that has bigger capacity (FSME has bigger
capacity as FSMD and FSMD has bigger capacity than FSMC). The LCG
which has the next biggest amount of resources is allocated to the System
Module with the next biggest capacity. This is repeated for all remaining
LCGs. For more information about principles of the baseband capacity
allocation to LCGs, see Chapter 13 Principles of the FSMC/D/E System
Modules baseband capacity allocation to LCGs.
For details on FSMC/D/E HSDPA resources allocation in case of Local Cell
Grouping, see Chapter 16 FSMC/D/E HSDPA resource allocation details.

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7.6 Local Cell Grouping with Interference


Cancellation
For Interference Cancellation details, see Chapter 10.6.1 Enhanced HSUPA
Interference Cancellation feature dimensioning (PIC pools).
In case of RAN1308: HSUPA Interference Cancellation Receiver, LCGs are
created according to the following rules:
1) Flexi WCDMA BTS with single FSMF System Module; up to four LCGs can
be created
2) Flexi WCDMA BTS with FSMF + FSMF; up to four LCGs can be created.
One LCG can be shared between Master and Extension System Modules.
PIC Subunits from shared LCG are allocated on Master System Module.
3) Flexi WCDMA BTS with FSMF + FSMD/E; up to four LCGs can be created
4) Flexi WCDMA BTS with one FSMC/D/E System Module; a maximum of
one LCG can be created.
5) Flexi WCDMA BTS with two FSMC/D/E System Modules; up to two LCGs
can be created.
For example:
 FSMD + FSME / 3+3+3 (9 cells)
 LCG1: Access Baseband Capacity = 80%, 6 cells, Interference
Cancellation (PIC)
 LCG2 Access Baseband Capacity = 20%, 3 cells, Interference
Cancellation (PIC)

FSMD FSME

LCG 2 LCG 1 LCG 1


PIC PIC PIC

Figure 8 Example of LCG configuration with Interference Cancellation


Note that LCG1 PIC processing is supported only on System Module with PIC
pools from LCG1. In the example: LCG1 PIC processing is supported only on
FSME, where LCG1 PIC pool(s) are allocated.

7.7 Dedicated Baseband Capacity


In case of Local Cell Grouping in use, it is possible to dedicate pools of Rel.99
CE License Keys (LKs) for respective LCGs. To dedicate pools of Rel.99 CE

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LKs to LCGs, the Dedicated BaseBand capacity optional parameter is


used on BTS Site Commissioning. It is possible to guarantee, for example,
20% of LKs to LCG#1 and 20% of LKs to LCG#2, and then 60% of LKs are
shared by both LCGs (60% of Rel.99 CEs are in common LK pool).
It is possible to use dedicated Rel.99 CE licensed capacity in the single
operator case (if more than one LCG is available), for example, if the operator
wants to prioritize traffic from certain carrier(s) (LCG).
For example:
a) A site with two carriers (2+2+2) is shared by two operators (operator #1
- 1+1+1, operator #2 – 1+1+1). The site configuration is:
 FSMD + FSMD (2 LCG), 500 Rel.99 CE LKs
b) A site with three carriers (3+3+3) is shared by two operators (operator
#1 - 1+1+1, operator #2 – 2+2+2).
 FSME (2LCG) 500 Rel.99 CE LKs
For both cases, both operators agreed to share Rel.99 CE LKs 20% to LCG#1
and 40% to LCG#2 as the dedicated capacity and the rest (40%) as common
capacity.

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Figure 9 Example of MORAN case – Flexi FSMD + FSMD

LCG1 (Operator #1) 468 Rel99


CE of BB Capacity)
100CE licenses
FSMD
dedicated for
BB Capacity only
HSDPA LCG #1 for LCG #1 usage
activated
200CE
licenses
common for
FSMD LCG #1 and BB Capacity only
for LCG #2 usage
#2
HSDPA
200 Rel99 CE
activated
licenses
dedicated for
LCG2 (Operator #2) 468 Rel99
LCG #2
CE of BB Capacity

In example a), Access Baseband Capacity is set to 50% for both LCGs.
100 Rel.99 CE LKs (20%) are dedicated to LCG#1 (operator #1) and 200
Rel.99 CE LKs (40%) are dedicated to LCG#2 (operator #2) and the rest of
the available Rel.99 CE LKs – 200 (40%) can be shared by both LCGs (can
be accessed by both operators on a first come – first served principle).
In example b), because RF Modules Rel.2 or newer are in use, the BB
capacity can be freely divided between the operators. Access Baseband
Capacity is set to 40% (LCG#1) and 60% (LCG#2). LCG#1 (operator #1)
has the capacity of 288 Rel.99 CE and LCG#2 (operator #2) has the capacity
of 528 Rel.99 CE (HSDPA activated).

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Figure 10 Example of MORAN case – Flexi FSME

LCG1 (Operator #1) 288 Rel99 CE


of BB Capacity BB Capacity only
100 Rel99 CE
for LCG #1 usage
licenses Dedicated
FSME
for LCG #1
200 Rel99 CE
HSDPA
licenses common for
activated 200 #1
Rel99
LCG andCE
#2 BB Capacity only
licenses dedicated for
for LCG #2 usage
LCG #2
LCG2 (Operator #2) 528 Rel99 CE
of BB Capacity

For more detailed information about Local Cell Grouping, see Flexi WCDMA
BTS Commissioning, DN7039326.

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8 DCH Dedicated channels dimensioning


For baseband dimensioning purposes, a certain number of Rel.99 CE per
active DCH user is required. Baseband resources are required per DCH active
user in “no handover” state and per DCH user in “soft handover” state.
Additional baseband resources are not required either for users in softer
handover state or compressed mode.
The number of Rel.99 CE depends on RAB data rate and minimum SF
(Spreading Factor).Table 17 Baseband resources required per one Rel.99
traffic channel (FSMC/D/E or FSMF System Module) presents the required
number of Rel.99 CE per each active connection for basic set of RABs.

Required
Max Rates Min SF Rel99 CE per
CS
RAB Traffic class for each connection
/PS
RAB, kbps
UL DL UL DL

AMR
Conversational CS 1.2 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR
Conversational CS 7.95 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR
Conversational CS 5.9 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR
Conversational CS 4.75 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR
Conversational CS 12.65 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR
Conversational CS 8.85 64 128 1 1
Speech

AMR Conversational CS 6.65 64 128 1 1

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Required
Max Rates Min SF Rel99 CE per
CS
RAB Traffic class for each connection
/PS
RAB, kbps
UL DL UL DL
Speech

Packet Interactive/Background PS 16 64 128 1 1

Packet Interactive/Background PS 32 32 64 2 2

Packet Interactive/Background PS 64 16 32 4 4

Packet Interactive/Background PS 128 8 16 4 4

Packet Interactive/Background PS 256 4 8 6 6

Packet Interactive/Background PS 384 4 8 8 8

UDI Conversational CS 64 16 32 4 4

Streaming Streaming CS 57.6 16 32 4 4

Streaming Streaming CS 14.4 64 128 1 1


Table 17 Baseband resources required per one Rel.99 traffic channel
(FSMC/D/E or FSMF System Module)
Asymmetric UL/DL Rel.99 CE allocation
Asymmetric UL/DL allocation means that the UL and DL directions have
different bit rate requirements. The rule for allocating resources for asymmetric
bit rates is based on a higher data rate requirement, but Rel.99 CE
reservations are done separately for UL/DL. For example, if the UL bearer is
64 kbps and the DL bearer 384 kbps, the Rel.99 CE reservation is 4 Rel.99
CE in UL and 8 Rel.99 CE in DL.
UL and DL resources have to be allocated inside one Subunit but there is no
direct connection between UL and DL resource allocation. In other words, UL
and DL resources do not need to be allocated symmetrically across Subunit
UL and DL capacity.

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9 HSDPA dimensioning
Some of the supported capacities mentioned in this document may require
separate License Keys (LKs) in the RAN before they can be activated. For
more information, see Licenses Management in WCDMA RAN, DN70132411.
For more specific information related to HSDPA in BTS, see WCDMA RAN
HSDPA in BTS, DN05102597.

9.1 HSDPA scheduler


HSDPA scheduler provides high throughput capability. From baseband
perspective, achievable HSDPA throughput further depends on activated
features (for example RAN2179: Dual Band HSDPA 42Mbps), available
HSDPA BTS Processing Set LKs, and HSDPA throughput commissioning.
HSDPA scheduler provides high number of user capability. Achievable
number of active HSDPA users further depends on the activated features
(RAN2124: HSPA 128 Users Per Cell, RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber Increase)
and available HSDPA BTS Processing Set LKs.
HSDPA scheduler does not consume any Rel.99 CE LKs.
HSDPA scheduler supports 64QAM, MIMO, DC-HSDPA, and DB-HSDPA
features.

9.1.1 HSDPA scheduler in FSMF

 HSDPA scheduler supports up to six cells


 HSDPA scheduler is LCG specific. Supports cells only from own LCG
 Up to two schedulers per LCG are supported
 The number of HSDPA schedulers is configured per LCG (LCG HSPA
configuration) with parameter HSPA setting (see 7.1 Local Cell Group
Settings (FSMF))

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 HSDPA scheduler(s) consume Baseband resources (HSDPA Subunits)


depending on LCG HSPA configuration (HSPA setting), number of cells
and cell type
 MIMO cell or (E-)VAM (RAN2482: Enhanced Virtual Antenna Mapping)
non-MIMO cell requires more HSDPA Subunits compared to non-MIMO
non-(E-)VAM cell
 VAM cell and E-VAM cell requires the same amount of baseband resources
from HSDPA scheduler point of view
 (E-)VAM non-MIMO and (E-)VAM MIMO cell requires the same amount of
baseband resources from HSDPA scheduler point of view

Number of Max number of HSDPA


LCG HSPA
HSDPA supported HSPA Subunits
Configuration
schedulers cells

Rel99 Only 0 0 0

Small HSPA 1 6 0.625 SU

Normal HSPA 2 12 1.125 SU


Table 18 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) versus LCG
configuraions. Non-MIMO non-(E-)VAM cells assumed. Figures are per LCG.
Additional 0.5 SU for CCCH processing need to be added to presented figures in
2nd and following LCGs
 Scheduler contains CCCH resources (CCCH pools) that may be used for
CCCH processing when those are enabled with CCCH PS LK (see Chapter
5.2.1)
The Table 19 presents required Baseband resources for HSDPA scheduler(s)
per LCG HSPA configurations. Assumptions: non-MIMO non-(E-)VAM cells,
10km cell range, 2-Way RX Div and RACHPreambleSignatures = 4.
st nd
1 LCG: 2 and next LCG:
LCG HSPA HSDPA HSDPA Subunits
configuration Subunits/additional 1)
/additional CCCH
CCCH pools pools2)
Small 0,625/1 0,625/1
Normal 1,125/2 1,125 /2
Table 19 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) per LCG versus
LCG HSPA configuraion. Non-MIMO, non-(E-)VAM, 2-Way RX Div, 10km cell
range cells. 1)Additional 0.5 SU (one CCCH pool/480RHE) for CCCH processing
need to be added to presented figures in 2nd and following LCGs. 2) CCCH pools
if needed can be used when CCCH PS LKs are available (see Chapter 5.2.1)
Table 20 presents required Baseband resources for HSDPA scheduler(s) per
LCG for typical number of cells and for available LCG HSPA configurations.
Assumptions: (E-)VAM MIMO cells or (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells (or mix of ((E-

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)VAM) MIMO and (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells), 10km cell range, 2-Way RX Div
and RACHPreambleSignatures = 4.

Max number nd
of
st 2 and next LCG:
LCG HSPA 1 LCG: HSDPA
supported Subunits/additional HSDPA
configuration Subunits 1)
/additional
HSPA cells CCCH pools
per LCG CCCH pools2)
Small Up to 4 0,625/1 0,625/1
Small 5-6 1,125/2 1,125/2
Normal Up to 6 1,125/2 1,125/2
Normal 7–8 1,625/3 1,625/3
Normal 9 – 10 2,125/4 2,125/4
Normal 11 - 12 2,625/5 2,625/5
Table 20 Required HSDPA Subunits for HSDPA scheduler(s) per LCG versus
LCG HSPA configuraion and number of cells. (E-)VAM (non-)MIMO, 2-Way RX
Div, 10km cell range cells.
1)
Additional 0.5 SU for CCCH (one CCCH pool/480RHE) processing need to be
added to presented figures in 2nd and following LCGs. 2) CCCH pools if needed
can be used when CCCH PS LKs are available (see Chapter 5.2.1)
Values in Table 19 and Table 20 are calcaulated with Equations from Chapter
14. Note that FSMF System Module supports up to 18 cells.

9.1.2 HSDPA scheduler in FSMC/D/E

 Flexi System Module supports one type of HSDPA scheduler.


 Up to two HSDPA schedulers can be activated per single System Module.
 Up to four HSDPA schedulers can be activated per single Flexi WCDMA
BTS with two System Modules.
 HSDPA scheduler supports up to six cells.
 HSDPA scheduler(s) supports cells from different LCGs that cover BB
capacity from System Module with activated HSDPA scheduler. In other
words, HSDPA traffic from particular cells is supported only on System
Module where the HSDPA scheduler(s) processing those cells exists.
Upon HSDPA activation, up to two HSPDA schedulers are activated and
certain HSDPA throughput capability is available in System Module. The
HSDPA activation has an impact on available System Module Baseband
capacity and requires a certain number of Subunits that are statically allocated
for HSDPA scheduler and throughput processing only. HSDPA Subunits are
allocated based on commissioned HSDPA throughput. The more HSDPA
Mbps is commissioned, the more baseband capacity is allocated for HSDPA.
Generally speaking, HSDPA activation consumes 2.25 SU from the available
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for up to six non-MIMO (VAM, E-VAM, or non-VAM, non-E-VAM / three MIMO


(VAM or E-VAM) HSPA cells per System Module. One SU is further
consumed with throughput higher than 84Mbps, for example up to 168Mbps
consumes 3.25 SU from the available System Module baseband capacity.
Baseband capacity required for HSDPA activation for most common BTS
configuration cases is summarized in Table 21. Figures in Table 21 are
calculated with Equation 9 HSDPA baseband capacity allocation.
For details on HSDPA activation impact on capacity as well as HSDPA
throughput commissioning, see Chapter 9.9 HSDPA scheduler throughput
commissioning.
Max total 1 x LCG 2 x LCG 3 x LCG 4 x LCG
HSDPA
throughput
≤ 84 Mbps * 2.25 SU 2.5 SU 2.75 SU 3 SU
≤ 168 Mbps 3.25 SU 3.5 SU 3.75 SU 4 SU
≤ 252 Mbps 4.25 SU 4.5 SU 4.75 SU 5 SU
≤ 336 Mbps 5.25 SU 5.5 SU 5.75 SU 6 SU
≤ 420 Mbps 6.25 SU 6.5 SU 6.75 SU 7 SU
≤ 504 Mbps 7.25 SU 7.5 SU 7.75 SU 8 SU
Table 21 Baseband consumption for activating HSDPA per System Module with
various number of LCGs. Non-MIMO cells assumed.*
*Up to six cells assumed.

Whether one or two HSDPA schedulers are activated has no impact on


System Module available capacity.

9.2 HSDPA users


One HSDPA scheduler has 240 scheduling units. One scheduling unit serves
one active HSDPA user.
An HSDPA user consumes the following number of scheduling units:
 One HSDPA user or one DB/DC-HSDPA or one MIMO user consumes one
scheduling unit.
 One DC-HSDPA + MIMO user consumes 1.25 scheduling unit.
 One HSDPA user in High Speed CELL_FACH state consumes one
scheduling unit.

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For example:
100 HSDPA active users and 50 DC+MIMO users consume Round_up
(100*1+50*1.25) = Round_up (100+62.5) = 163 scheduling units.
Thus, additionally 240-163 = 77 scheduling units are unused allowing
for allocation of additional 77 HSDPA or MIMO users or Round_down
(77/1.25) = 61 DC+MIMO users.
End of example.

Note that in two System Modules case the associated DCH (A-DCH) and
HSDPA signaling resources are allocated inside LCG capacity at the same
System Module as HSDPA scheduler.

Max. number of Active Max number of cells


Max scheduler
Users per HSDPA assigned to HSDPA
throughput
scheduler scheduler

240* (DB/DC or MIMO or


legacy)
6 252 Mbps
Or
192* (DC+MIMO)
Table 22 System Module HSDPA scheduler details
* Max number of Active Users per HSDPA scheduler is impacted by the
number of cells of an HSDPA scheduler that are HS_FACH enabled. For
example, if HSDPA scheduler has six cells, while three of them are HS_FACH
enabled, then Max number of Active Users per HSDPA scheduler is 240-
3=237 (DB/DC or MIMO or legacy users). For more information, see Chapter
9.2.1 HS CELL_FACH users.

9.2.1 HS CELL_FACH users

One HSDPA user in High Speed CELL_FACH state consumes one scheduling
unit.
In addition, one scheduling unit is reserved per HS_FACH (RAN1637: HS
Cell_FACH DL required) enabled cell. In other words, each HS_FACH
enabled cell consumes one scheduling unit. Thus, HSDPA scheduler with six
cells and each cell is HS_FACH enabled has 240 – 6 = 234 scheduling units.

9.2.2 Multi RAB users

One HSDPA scheduler supports 240 Radio Bearers. For example: in case of
one Multi RAB UE with ongoing HSDPA data download and simultaneous

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HSDPA web browsing, one scheduler can support 238 single RAB users in
addition to one Multi RAB user with two HSDPA RABs.

9.3 FSMC/D/E HSDPA users and schedulers


allocation principles
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS and two System Modules, the following
principles apply:
1) HSDPA users from respective cells (LCGs) are supported on the System
Module where the scheduler processing respective cells (LCGs) exists
(Tcell of a cell is set accordingly, see Chapter 9.6). See the figure below.

2) If HSPA frequency layer mapping is used, HSDPA users are supported on


both System Modules. Up to four HSDPA schedulers can be activated (up
to two schedulers per one System Module, but a minimum of one
scheduler per SM needs to be activated). Principle 1) holds.
3) HSPA frequency layer mapping is supported only in case of Flexi WCDMA
BTS with single LCG.
4) In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with single LCG and HSPA frequency layer
mapping is not used, HSDPA users are supported on one of the two
System Modules. Up to two HSDPA schedulers can be used per one
System Module and also per Flexi WCDMA BTS. Principle 1) holds.
5) If more than one LCG is created and at least one HSDPA scheduler per
System Module is activated, then HSDPA users are supported on both
System Modules. Up to four HSDPA schedulers can be activated (two
schedulers per one System Module. Principle 1) holds.
For details on HSDPA resource allocation, see Chapter 16 FSMC/D/E HSDPA
resource allocation details.
For details on HSPA Frequency mapping, see Chapter 18 HSPA frequency
mapping.

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9.4 HSDPA Rel.99 CE consumption for A-DCH and DL


SRB
An HSDPA active user consumes Rel.99 CEs for DL SRB processing and for
UL DCH return channel processing (Associated DCH, A-DCH).
SRB and A-DCH Rel.99 CEs for traffic from respective cells are allocated on
the same System Module where the HSDPA scheduler that is processing
respective cells exists.
In case of HSDPA user with HSUPA UL return Channel, Rel.99 CEs are not
consumed at all.
A-DCH consumption depends on the DCH data rate. For details, see Chapter
9.5 Associated UL/DL DCH.

9.5 Associated UL/DL DCH


Associated UL/DL DCH of the HSDPA user requires the capacity in the same
way as a normal DCH. See Table 23 Associated DCH and Rel.99 CE usage.

Rel.99 CE required Rel.99 CE required


User data
in UL / Min SF in DL / Min SF

PS 16 kbps 1/SF64* 1/SF128**

PS 64 kbps 4/SF16 1/SF128**

PS 128
4/SF8 1/SF128**
kbps

PS 384
8/SF4 1/SF128**
kbps
Table 23 Associated DCH and Rel.99 CE usage
* If SF is 32, 2 Rel.99 CE are required in UL;
** 1 Rel.99 CE for DL signaling (SRB) is required per HSDPA user;

9.6 Tcell grouping


From HSDPA point of view, the RNC parameter Tcell (frame timing offset of a
cell) is used to indicate which cell is processed by which scheduler. Tcell
Groups 1 and 3 are handled by the first scheduler and Tcell Groups 2 and 4
are handled by the second scheduler.

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The principles of grouping are presented in below Table.


Scheduler 1 Scheduler 2
Tcell Values from Group 1 0, 1, 2 N/A
Tcell Values from Group 2 N/A 3, 4, 5
Tcell Values from Group 3 6, 7, 8 N/A
Tcell Values from Group 4 N/A 9
Table 24 Tcell values handled by HSDPA schedulers
With one scheduler and one Tcell group, up to six cells per Tcell group are
supported. With one scheduler and two Tcell groups, up to three cells per
Tcell group are supported (up to six cells are still supported totally).
The same Tcell values can be used by different cells if those are allocated to
different frequency layers.
FSMF specific:
With Small HSPA configuration only one HSDPA scheduler (Scheduler 1) is
available in LCG and cells must be grouped with Tcell values from Group: 1
and 3.
With Normal HSPA configuration up to two HSDPA schedulers (Scheduler 1
and Scheduler 2) are available in LCG and cells must be grouped with Tcell
values from Group: 1, 2, 3 and 4.
FSMC/D/E specific:
Up to two HSDPA schedulers (Scheduler 1 and Scheduler 2) are available in
every System Module and cells must be grouped with Tcell values from
Group: 1, 2, 3 and 4.

9.6.1 DB/DC-HSDPA Tcell settings

Dual Band (DB) as well as Dual Cell (DC) HSDPA features require both cells
from one sector to have the same Tcell value. Note that with the DB or DC
feature, two cells from the same sector need to be served by one System
Module and one scheduler, and belong to the same LCG. When both cells
from the DC-HSDPA sector are in one band, those need to be from adjacent
frequencies. DB-HSDPA enables to have DC functionality with two cells from
different frequency bands.
M5000 counters indicating scheduled HSDPA users are Tcell group specific.
Tcell grouping may affect counter behavior.

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Figure 12 System Module exemplary Tcell configurations (1LCG) (2/2)

9.7 Simultaneous HSDPA users in TTI


Up to 24 HSDPA users per System Module (12 per scheduler) can be code
multiplexed and thus served simultaneously.
If cells of a scheduler are mapped to only one Tcell group, the scheduler
supports up to six cells and is able to select up to 12 users dynamically from
cells which have users eligible for transmission in the TTI.
If cells are mapped to two Tcell groups within same scheduler, the scheduler
supports up to three cells per Tcell group and is able to select up to 6 users /
Tcell group dynamically from cells within Tcell group which has users eligible
for transmission in the TTI.

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9.8 HSDPA BTS Processing Set License Keys


allocation
For general information on HSDPA BTS Processing Set License Key (LK), see
Chapter 6.2 HSDPA Processing Set .
HSDPA licensed resources – licensed throughput and licensed users - are
allocated for HSDPA schedulers/LCGs according to the rules presented
below:
1) HSDPA throughput:
Total HSDPA licensed throughput is distributed among the available HSDPA
schedulers proportionally to "Maximum Throughput per HSDPA"
commissioned values (HSDPA Throughput Step). "Maximum Throughput
per HSDPA” can be commissioned for each HSDPA scheduler separately.

Maximum
HSDPA
throughput for
throughput steps
HSDPA scheduler

0 0 Mbps

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 42 Mbps

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 84 Mbps

13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 126 Mbps

19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 168 Mbps

25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 210 Mbps

31,32, 33, 34, 35 252 Mbps


Table 25 System Module HSDPA throughput steps and corresponding HSDPA
throughput
The commissioned step is 7.2Mbps. For more details on HSDPA Throughput
Steps, see Chapter 9.9.
 In case when only one HSDPA processing set 1 or set 2 was
purchased, then the entire licensed throughput will be assigned to one
scheduler.
 In case when HSDPA processing set 3 was purchased, then the total
licensed throughput can be shared between multiple schedulers (up to
four).

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 In case when there are not sufficient HSDPA LKs compared to the
number of schedulers, not all schedulers may get HSDPA throughput.
For example:
The operator has two schedulers and 1 x HSDPA BTS Processing Set
2. In this case, the first scheduler gets 21Mbps and the second
scheduler 0Mbps.
If there are only HSDPA Processing Set 1 LKs present in BTS, the division of
the licensed throughput will be done for each scheduler according to the
following formula:
Scheduler_licensed_throughput = Round_down {
Number_of_HSDPA_Processing_Sets *
(Scheduler_HSDPA_throughput_step /
Total_number_of_HSDPA_throughput_step_per_BTS) } * 7,2
Mbps
Equation 6 Scheduler licensed throughput with BTS Processing Set 1 type only
If there are only HSDPA Processing Set 2 and 3 LKs in BTS, the division of
licensed throughput will be done for each scheduler according to the formula
below:
Scheduler_licensed_throughput = Round_down {
(Number_of_HSDPA_Processing_Sets_2 + 4*
Number_of_HSDPA_Processing_Sets_3) *
(Scheduler_HSDPA_throughput_step /
Total_number_of_HSDPA_throughput_step_per_BTS) } * 21 Mbps
Equation 7 Scheduler licensed throughput with BTS Processing Set 2 or Set 3
type
where:
Scheduler_licensed_throughput – licensed throughput available for
given scheduler
Number_of_HSDPA_Processing_Sets_2 – number of HSDPA
Processing Sets 2 present in BTS
Number_of_HSDPA_Processing_Sets_3 – number of HSDPA
Processing Sets 3 present in BTS
Scheduler_HSDPA_throughput_step – HSDPA throughput step
commissioned for given scheduler
Total_number_of_HSDPA_throughput_step_per_BTS – sum of all
commissioned HSDPA throughput steps in the BTS.
If after the calculations presented above, the throughput for all schedulers is
lower than the total licensed throughput in the BTS, the remaining throughput
is distributed between schedulers with non-zero commissioned throughput.
Schedulers are prioritized in the following order:

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a) Scheduler with lowest value of licensed throughput divided by


commissioned throughput
______________________________________________________________________

FSMF specific:
b) FSMF schedulers from LCG with the lowest ID are prioterised. Withing LCG
with Normal HSPA configuration, Scheduler 1 is prioritized over Scheduler
2.
______________________________________________________________

c) Schedulers from FSMC/D/E Master System Module are prioritized over


schedulers from FSMC/D/E Extension System Module
Distribution of remaining throughput is done iteratively with resolution 7.2Mbps
or 21Mbps depending on available HSDPA Processing Set.
If there are no HSDPA BTS Processing Sets LKs available, the BTS sets 0
Mbps as throughput to all schedulers.

Example:
BTS configuration with two System Modules and four HSDPA Processing
Sets:
 Master Flexi System Module FSM_1
 Extension Flexi System Module FSM_2
 3x HSDPA Processing Set 2 (3x 21Mbps) and 1x HSDPA Processing Set 3
(1x 84Mbps) licenses available. The total licensed throughput is 147Mbps.
BTS has two HSDPA schedulers activated with following commissioned
throughput:
 FSM_1_Scheduler 1 HSDPA Throughput Step=6 (42Mbps)
 FSM_2_Scheduler 1 HSDPA Throughput Step=18 (126Mbps)
According to Equation 7 Scheduler licensed throughput with BTS Processing
Set 2 or Set 3 type, scheduler licensed throughput is calculated as follows:
FSM_1_Scheduler 1 = Round_down { (3 + 4* 1) * (6 / (6+18)) } * 21 Mbps =
21Mbps
FSM_2_Scheduler 1 = Round_down { (3 + 4* 1) * (18 / (6+18)) } * 21 Mbps =
105Mbps
Total licensed throughput available with HSDPA Processing Sets is 147Mbps,
while total scheduler licensed throughput is 21Mbps + 105Mbps = 126Mbps,
thus the remaining 21Mbps is distributed to schedulers according to priority:
a) Scheduler with lowest value of licensed throughput divided by
commissioned throughput below commissioned throughput

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b) Master FSM is prioritized over Extension FSM


In case of FSM_1_ Scheduler 1: licensed throughput divided by commissioned
throughput = 21Mbps / 42Mbps = 0.5
In case of FSM_2_ Scheduler 1: licensed throughput divided by commissioned
throughput = 105Mbps / 126Mbps = 0.83
0.5 is lower than 0.83, thus, according to a), the remaining 21Mbps is
allocated to FSM_1_ Scheduler 1.
Resultingly, the licensed throughput of FSM_1_ Scheduler 1 is 42Mbps while
the licensed throughput of FSM_2_ Scheduler 1 is 105Mbps.
End of Example.
2) HSDPA users:
The number of HSDPA licensed users is distributed among the available
LCGs.
The HSDPA user number is controlled on the BTS level and it can be divided
between LCGs according to the commissioned shares. On BTS site
commissioning, the operator has the option to dedicate the number of licensed
HSDPA users to respective LCG. It is done by means of the parameter HSDPA
user share. This option defines the guaranteed HSDPA user capacity for
each LCG in percentage share. The sum of all dedicated shares from all of the
LCGs cannot exceed 100%. If this sum is less than 100%, then the remaining
part is common and all LCGs can utilize those licenses on a need basis.
 If one HSDPA BTS processing set 3 LK is activated, the available HSDPA
user amount is 72 users. If only one LCG is configured, all 72 users can be
used in this LCG.
 If one HSDPA BTS processing set 3 LK was bought and two LCGs were
configured, the operator can commission, for example, 20% of all available
users to LCG1 and 40% to LCG2. This means that the remaining 40% is
common for both LCGs and can be shared freely between them.
 If no commissioning is done, the whole available amount of users is divided
equally per each configured LCG.

9.9 HSDPA scheduler throughput commissioning


On BTS site commissioning, it is possible to specify the maximum throughput
per HSDPA scheduler by means of commissioned steps called “HSDPA
throughput steps” (HSDPA Throughput Step). Each HSDPA throughput
step refers to 7.2 Mbps. For each scheduler, HSDPA throughput step can take
a value from 0 to 35 (0-252 Mbps).. HSDPA throughput step is used for
HSDPA licensed throughput distribution among available schedulers (for more
information, see Chapter 9.8). In addition it can be used to limit HSDPA
scheduler throughput.

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Parameter commissioning is optional.


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FSMF specific

In case of LCG with Normal HSPA configuration, if the HSDPA throughput


step value is commissioned to one scheduler, then it also has to be
commissioned to another scheduler in the LCG. If the maximum throughput for
the HSDPA scheduler is set to 0, then the HSDPA scheduler is not available in
a given LCG. It is possible to set 0 for one scheduler and value >0 for another
scheduler in the LCG. It is not possible to set 0 for both HSDPA schedulers in
the same LCG.
The HSDPA throughput step has no impact on HSDPA baseband capacity
allocation.
Each HSDPA throughput step refers to 7.2 Mbps.
For example:
Normal HSPA configuration (2 HSDPA schedulers)
Commissioned HSDPA throughput step to scheduler #1 is equal to 2;
Commissioned HSDPA throughput step to scheduler #2 is equal to 6;

HSDPA_scheduler #1_throughput = 2 * 7.2Mbps = 14.4Mbps;


HSDPA_scheduler #2_throughput = 6 * 7.2Mbps = 43.2Mbps.
End of example:
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FSMC/D/E specific

If the HSDPA throughput step value is commissioned to one scheduler in


System Module, then it also has to be commissioned to another scheduler in
that System Module. If the maximum throughput for the HSDPA scheduler is
set to 0, then the HSDPA scheduler is not available in a given System Module.
It is possible to set 0 for one scheduler and value >0 for another scheduler in
System Module. It is possible to set 0 for both HSDPA schedulers in the same
System Module. In this case System Module is for Rel.99 traffic only.
The HSDPA throughput step has an impact on HSDPA baseband capacity
allocation (see Chapter 9.9.1).

Maximum
HSDPA
throughput for
throughput steps
HSDPA scheduler

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Maximum
HSDPA
throughput for
throughput steps
HSDPA scheduler

0 0 Mbps

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 42 Mbps

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 84 Mbps

13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 126 Mbps

19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 168 Mbps

25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 210 Mbps

31,32, 33, 34, 35 252 Mbps


Table 26 System Module el.2 HSDPA throughput steps and corresponding
HSDPA throughput
To calculate the commissioned HSDPA scheduler throughput after using
certain HSDPA throughput step, Equation 8 HSDPA scheduler throughput is
used.
HSDPA_scheduler_throughput =
Min {HSDPA_throughput_step * 7.2 Mbps ; Maximum throughput
for HSDPA scheduler}
Equation 8 HSDPA scheduler throughput
where:
HSDPA_throughput_step - commissioned scheduler throughput;
Maximum throughput for HSDPA - maximum throughput for
corresponding HSDPA throughput step from HSDPA referred in Mbps;
Example:
Commissioned HSDPA throughput step to scheduler #1 is equal to 2.
Commissioned HSDPA throughput step to scheduler #2 is equal to 6.
HSDPA_scheduler #1_throughput =
Min {2 * 7.2Mbps; 42Mbps} = Min {14.4Mbps ; 42Mbps} = 14.4Mbps
HSDPA_scheduler #2_throughput =
Min {6 * 7.2Mbps; 42Mbps} = Min {43.2Mbps ; 42Mbps} = 42Mbps.
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9.9.1 FSMC/D/E HSDPA scheduler throughput impact on available


baseband capacity

HSDPA throughput step commissioning impacts available baseband capacity


(see Table 27 Maximum HSDPA throughput and corresponding Subunits for
HSDPA throughput processing).

Maximum HSDPA throughput HSDPA baseband capacity


for System Module (Subunits for HSDPA throughput)

0 Mbps HSDPA schedulers not activated

42 Mbps 2

84 Mbps 2

126 Mbps 3

168 Mbps 3

210 Mbps 4

252 Mbps 4

294 Mbps 5

336 Mbps 5

378 Mbps 6

420 Mbps 6

462 Mbps 7

504 Mbps 7
Table 27 Maximum HSDPA throughput and corresponding Subunits for HSDPA
throughput processing
Baseband capacity required for HSDPA schedulers and HSDPA throughput
processing is calculated according to the formula below:
Subunits_for_HSDPA =
Max {Round up ((2 * MIMO_cells + non-MIMO_cells) / 6) + 1;
subunits_for_HSDPA_throughput } + Number_of_LCGs * 0.25
Equation 9 HSDPA baseband capacity allocation

where:

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Subunits_for_HSDPA_throughput - number of Subunits from Table 27;


Number_of_LCGs - number of LCGs with HSDPA resources that are
located at System Module. In case HSPA frequency layer mapping to
HW is used, 0.25 is applicable to both System Modules (See Example
2 below)
MIMO_cells: VAM-MIMO or E-VAM-MIMO cells
Non-MIMO_cells: non-(E-)VAM or (E-)VAM cells
Example 1):
Two HSDPA schedulers are activated at System Module with 1 LCG (6
non-MIMO cells and 3 MIMO cells). The maximum HSDPA throughput
commissioned for schedulers is:
1st HSDPA scheduler 84Mbps (six non-MIMO cells)
 2nd HSDPA scheduler 42Mbps (three MIMO cells)
The total HSDPA throughput available per System Module is:
84Mbps + 42Mbps = 126Mbps
To fulfill HSDPA throughput requirements, three subunits required by
HSDPA throughput have to be allocated (see Table 27).
According to Equation 9 HSDPA baseband capacity allocation, HSDPA
baseband capacity is:
Subunits_for_HSDPA = Max {Round up ((2 * 3 (MIMO cells) + 6 (non-
MIMO cells)) / 6) + 1 ; 3 (HSDPA Subunits for Throughput) } + 1
(number of LCGs) * 0.25 = Max {2 + 1 ; 3} + 0.25 = Max {3 ; 3} + 0.25 =
3 + 0.25 = 3.25 Subunits;
Equation 9 HSDPA baseband capacity allocation provides the final
number of Subunits required for HSDPA. Thus, in Example 1), 3.25
Subunits are required for HSDPA.

Example 2):
BTS Site configuration FSME + FSMD; 2 + 2 + 2; HSPA Frequency
mapping to HW (F1 -> FSME, F2-> FSMD); 63Mbps per HSPA
frequency layer.
Since HSPA mapping is used, only one LCG can be created. According
to Equation 9 HSDPA baseband capacity allocation, HSDPA Subunits
consumption for each System Module is as follows:
FSME System Module:
Subunits_for_HSDPA = Max {Round up ((0*2 (MIMO cells) + 3
(non-MIMO cells)) / 6) + 1 ; 2 (HSDPA Subunits for Throughput) } +

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1 (number of LCGs) * 0.25 = Max {1 + 1 ; 2} + 1 * 0.25 = Max {2 ; 2}


+ 0.25 = 2 + 0.25 = 2.25 SU;
FSMD System Module:
Subunits_for_HSDPA = Max {Round up ((0 * 2 (MIMO cells) + 3
(non-MIMO cells)) / 6) + 1 ; 2 } + 1 (number of LCGs) * 0.25 = Max
{1 + 1 ; 2} + 1 * 0.25 = Max {2 ; 2} + 0.25 = 2 + 0.25 = 2.25 SU;
In total, 2.25 SU + 2.25 SU = 4.5 SU is consumed in Flexi WCDMA
BTS for HSDPA processing.

If the HSDPA throughput step for HSDPA scheduler is set to 0, then the
HSDPA scheduler is not available in a given System Module. If HSDPA
throughput step value 0 was commissioned to both HSDPA schedulers in the
same System Module, HSDPA is not activated at a given System Module and
does not consume any baseband capacity.
HSDPA throughput step parameter is used for HSDPA licensed throughput
distribution between HSDPA schedulers (for more information, see Chapter
9.8 HSDPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation).
If the HSDPA throughput step is commissioned for one scheduler in System
Module, then it has to be commissioned also for another scheduler in the
same System Module.
HSDPA throughput steps commissioning is optional. If the HSDPA throughput
steps are not commissioned, the default rule of allocating HSDPA throughput
to scheduler applies. For more details, see Chapter 14.
If the System Module available baseband capacity is too low for allocating
subunits for HSDPA throughput processing, then HSDPA throughput will be
allocated according to the default rule (see Chapter 14)

9.10 FSMC/D/E VAM and E-VAM impact on number of


available HS-PDSCH codes
In case of VAM (Virtual Antenna Mapping) or E-VAM (RAN2482: Enhanced
Virtual Antenna Mapping) enabled cell, in some of the BTS configurations
(only FSMC/D/E System Modules are affected) the max achievable UE air
interface bit rate (and consequently max achievable peak UE HSDPA data
rate) may be impacted. Whether or not the impact exists, depends on the
following:
 Commissioned HSDPA throughput in System Module
 Number of HSDPA cells in System Module scheduler
The impact exists only in the following System Module configurations:

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 non-MIMO (VAM or E-VAM):


- Six HSDPA cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 12 (up to
84 Mbps)
- 12 cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 24 (up to 168
Mbps)
 MIMO (VAM or E-VAM):
- three cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 12 (up to 84
Mbps)
- six cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 24 (up to 168
Mbps)
- nine cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 36 (up to 256
Mbps)
- 12 cells and HSDPA Throughput Step <= 48 (up to 336
Mbps)
See Chapter 17 for details. In other cases there is no impact on max number
of available HS-PDSCH codes, thus no impact on max achievable UE air
interface bit rate.

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10 HSUPA dimensioning
 HSUPA is supported only with the co-existence of HSDPA
 HSUPA is activated per LCG
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with one System Module, HSUPA is activated
per LCG and is supported in multiple LCGs.
At least one HSUPA BTS Processing Set LK per LCG and HSDPA BTS
Processing Set are required to support HSUPA traffic.
FSMF specific:
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with two FSMF System Modules, HSUPA is
supported on both System Modules with one or more HSUPA-enabled LCGs
per BTS.
FSMC/D/E specific:
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with two FSMC/D/E System Modules, HSUPA is
supported on only one System Module, unless:
 frequency mapping to both System Modules is used with the Mapping
HSPA Cell to HW parameter and HSDPA schedulers are activated on
both System Modules. Only one LCG is allowed. For more details, see
Chapter 18 HSPA frequency mapping.
- The principle that holds is that HSUPA traffic from respective HSPA
frequency carriers (HSPA cells) is supported only on System Module
where the HSDPA schedulers and CCCH resources of that carrier exist.
 more than one LCG is commissioned and HSDPA schedulers are activated
on both System Modules
 The principle that holds is that HSUPA traffic from respective LCGs
(HSPA cells) is supported only on System Module where the HSDPA
schedulers and CCCH resources of that LCG exist.
In case of Local Cell Grouping in use (multiple LCG Flexi WCDMA BTS) and
one of the LCGs has baseband capacity from more than one System Module
Rel.2, HSUPA of that LCG is supported only on the System Module Rel.2
where the HSDPA schedulers and CCCH resources for the cells from that
LCG exist.

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For more specific information related to HSUPA, see WCDMA RAN HSUPA in
BTS, DN70223925.

10.1 HSUPA scheduler


 HSUPA scheduler is capable of supporting high throughputs and high number
of active users.
 HSUPA active user is a user served in CELL_DCH. HSUPA active user is also
a user in High Speed Cell_FACH (RAN 1913).
HSUPA throughputs (CELL_DCH) may depend on activated features (for
example: RAN981 HSUPA 5.8 Mbps, RAN1702 Frequency Domain Equalizer,
HSUPA 16QAM), RAN 1905 Dual Cell HSUPA as well as a number of
available HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs and available baseband resources.
The number of HSUPA users actively served in BTS may depend on available
Baseband resources, number of available HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs,
as well as actively used features (for example, RAN1201: Fractional DPCH).
See details of F-DPCH impact on consumed baseband resources in Chapter
10.2 HSUPA traffic impact on available capacity.
One HSUPA scheduler is available with one LCG*. Additional LCGs provide
additional HSUPA schedulers.
*In case of HSPA mapping to HW, two HSUPA schedulers are available per
Flexi WCDMA BTS with one LCG and two System Modules Rel.2. For details,
see Chapter 18 HSPA frequency mapping.

10.1.1 HSUPA scheduler capacity

The table below presents HSUPA capacity for different LCG HSPA settings.

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Small HSPA Normal HSPA


FSMF
configuration configuration

Max number of HSPA


6 12
cells

Number of HSUPA
1 1
schedulers

Max number of HSUPA


208* 208*
users per Cell

Max number of HSUPA


240 320
users per LCG
Table 28 HSUPA capacity per LCG in FSMF System Module for different
HSPA settingsIn case of single FSMC/D/E System Module, one LCG supports
up to 240 HSUPA users and up to twelve cells.

FSMC/D/E

Max number of HSPA cells 12

Number of HSUPA schedulers 1

Max number of HSUPA users per Cell 208*

Max number of HSUPA users per LCG 240


Table 29 HSUPA capacity per LCG in FSMC/D/E System Module
*
Up to 208 users per cell is possible if RAN2869: HSPA Subscriber Increase is
activated. Parameters limiting users per cell and LCG also need to be properly
set.
To support more HSUPA users per BTS, another LCG can be commissioned.
Number of supported LCGs in BTS configuration is specified in Chapter 7
In case of BTS configurations with more than one carrier and two FSMC/D/E
System Modules, the Mapping HSPA Cell to HW commissioning
parameter enables up to 480 HSUPA users per one LCG to be achieved (two
HSUPA schedulers - mapping frequency layers to both System Module used).
For details, see Chapter 18 HSPA frequency mapping.

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10.2 HSUPA traffic impact on available capacity


 HSUPA traffic is processed by HSUPA scheduler.
 Activation of HSUPA scheduler (HSUPA activation) has no impact on
available baseband capacity.
 Active HSUPA users and total HSUPA scheduler throughput have impact
on available baseband capacity. In case of active HSUPA users, HSUPA
scheduler in System Module consumes HSUPA Resource Steps.
 HSUPA Resource Step is a baseband capacity equivalent of:
- 0.125 Subunit (FSMF)
- 0.25 Subunit (FSMC/D/E)
 Rel.99 CEs are not consumed by HSUPA active user allocations (neither
by data channels or SRB) in System Module
 The impact of active HSUPA users on available baseband capacity
depends on the number of HSUPA users and HSUPA scheduler throughput
as well as whether the HSUPA user is actively using the following features:
- HSUPA 2ms TTI
- HSUPA 10 ms TTI
- Fractional DPCH (F-DPCH) (RAN1201: Fractional DPCH)
HSUPA active users’ impact on available baseband capacity is presented in
Chapter 24 HSUPA dimensioning tables.
16 QAM HSUPA consumption see Chapter 10.6.4
Note that Subunit usage might change on TTI basis. In one TTI, UE transmits
with 16 QAM modulation, while in another TTI, lower modulation order is used.
For example, 16 QAM usage depends on radio conditions or amount of data in
the UE buffer.
Up to 15 Subunits are allocated for HSUPA per single FSMC/D/E System
Module and 16.75 Subunits per FSMF System Module.

10.3 HSUPA dynamic resource reservation


Baseband capacity is reserved for HSUPA dynamically on a need basis. If
there are active HSUPA users in LCG, then certain number if HSUPA
Resource Steps is reserved. If the throughput is decreasing and/or number of
users is decreasing, the reserved resources might get released depending on
the baseband resource situation in the BTS. If there is a need for baseband
resources for higher priority traffic (for example DCH traffic), the BTS will
release the resources fast. If there is no baseband congestion situation,

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HSUPA resource might not get released fast. This is done to keep the HSUPA
resources ready to use especially for users with bursty transmission. This
improves latency, round trip time and end user experience as well as an
instantaneous UE throughput. Therefore Subunits utilization indicators may
appear high but this does not necessarily indicate that the Flexi BTS
baseband resources have reached maximum capacity. The dynamic allocation
of baseband resources keeps the HSUPA Subunits utilization on a high level
although more users can be served additionally. By allocating extra (not used)
Subunits for the users, the scheduling changes are much faster (in scale of
scheduling periods) as there is no immediate need for HW allocation changes
and the new serving grants can be provided to the UEs immediately.
For information about capacity usage monitoring please refer to Managing
WCDMA RAN Capacity DN0972569 document.
If there are no active HSUPA users in the LCG, there is no dynamic baseband
resource reservation.
If the active HSUPA users and/or HSUPA scheduler throughput is increasing,
the Resource Steps are also reserved (allocated) accordingly. To allocate next
HSUPA resource step, an additional free capacity of:
 6 Rel.99 CEs (FSMF)
 14 Rel.99 CEs (FSMC/D/E)
is needed. These 14 / 6 Rel.99 CEs can be any licensed Rel.99 CEs in any
System Module. The required 14 / 6 Rel.99 CE free on top of the HSUPA
resource step is to avoid a “ping-pong” effect in reserving and freeing HSUPA
resource steps. This is needed so that the HSUPA resource step is not
requested back immediately after its allocation.
When free channel capacity drops below:
 4 Rel.99 CEs (FSMF)
 8 Rel.99 CEs (FSMC/D/E)
the Resource Manager starts to release resources used by HSUPA.

System Module release FSMC/D/E Subunit FSMF Subunit

HSUPA resource step


0.25 Subunit 0.125 Subunit
baseband capacity
Table 30 HSUPA resource step baseband capacity
FSMF+FSMF specific:
HSUPA Resource Steps belonging to one HSUPA scheduler can be allocated
within the LCG across two System Modules. In other words, HSUPA
scheduler can use LCG baseband capacity from two System Modules.
FSMC/D/E + FSMC/D/E specific:

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HSUPA Resource Steps belonging to one HSUPA scheduler are allocated


within the same System Module (HSUPA scheduler is using baseband
capacity within one System Module only).

10.4 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Key


overlapping
If the total number of available Rel.99 CE LKs and the number of HSUPA
Baseband resources exceed the System Module capacity available for traffic,
the overlapping baseband capacity can be dynamically exchanged between
Rel.99 and HSUPA users.
Figure 13 Example picture presenting System Module baseband capacity
reservation without license keys overlapping is an example of BTS license key
non-overlapping scenario.

Figure 13 Example picture presenting System Module baseband capacity


reservation without license keys overlapping

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Figure 14 System Module baseband capacity reservation with license key


overlapping is an example of BTS license overlapping scenario.

Figure 14 System Module baseband capacity reservation with license key


overlapping
In case of BTS with overlapping license key scenario, commissioning can be
done to guarantee resources for HSUPA. See Chapter 20 for details.

10.5 Hybrid HSUPA BTS Processing Set


One HSUPA Processing Set per LCG is hybrid, which means that can be used
by Rel.99 users if Rel.99 CE LKs are not available (all LKs are in use or LKs
are not purchased). Hybrid HSUPA Processing Set has 8 or 12 hybrid HSUPA
Resource Steps, see Table 31.

System Module release FSMF FSMC/D/E

Number of Hybrid HSUPA Resource


8 12
Steps in Hybrid HSUPA PS
Table 31 Number of Hybrid HSUPA Resource Steps in Hybrid HSUPA
Processing Set
Hybrid HSUPA Processing Set provides capacity of 48 R99 CE.
Each used Rel.99 CE decreases the amount of HSUPA users allowed by
hybrid HSUPA Processing Set according to the formula below:
Number_of_allowed_HSUPA_users_by_hybrid_HSUPA_Processing_Set
= 24 – Roundup (Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 2)
Equation 10 Number of HSUPA users allowed by hybrid HSUPA Processing Set

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where:
Number_of_allowed_HSUPA_users_by_hybrid_HSUPA_Processing_Set:
number of HSUPA users allowed by hybrid HSUPA BTS Processing Set LK
Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE: number of Rel.99 CEs allocated for R99
users from hybrid HSUPA Processing Set LK capacity

For example:
1 HSUPA BTS Processing Set LK available
30 Rel99 CE LKs available
35 AMR 12.2 users exists in the BTS
30 AMR users consume 30 Rel99 CE LKs while the remaining 5 users
consume Rel99 CE capacity (5 Rel99 CEs) from hybrid HSUPA Processing
Set LK.
Number_of_allowed_HSUPA_users_by_hybrid_HSUPA_Processing_Set =
24 – Roundup (Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 2) = 24 – Roundup (5 /2)
= 24 – Roundup (2.5) = 24 – 3 = 21
21 HSUPA users are still allowed by hybrid HSUPA Processing Set LK.

When Rel.99 users consume hybrid HSUPA BTS Processing Set capacity
also HSUPA throughput might be affected since less HSUPA resource step(s)
are available for HSUPA scheduler.
The number of Hybrid HSUPA Resource Steps available for HSUPA
scheduler depends on the number of used Hybrid Rel.99 CE according to the
formulas below:
Number_of_hybrid_HSUPA_resource_steps_for_HSUPA_purpose =
8 – Roundup(Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 6)
Equation 11 Number of available hybrid HSUPA resource steps for FSMF
Number_of_hybrid_HSUPA_resource_steps_for_HSUPA_purpose =
12 – Roundup(Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 4)
Equation 12 Number of available hybrid HSUPA resource steps for FSMC/D/E
where:
Number_of_hybrid_HSUPA_resource_steps_for_HSUPA_purpose –
number of hybrid HSUPA resource steps available for HSUPA scheduler
allocation
Number _of_allocated_Rel99_CE – number of Rel.99 CE allocated for
Rel.99 users from Hybrid HSUPA Processing Set license capacity

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Example:
 120 AMR 12.2 users in FSMF
 One HSUPA BTS Processing Set available (8 hybrid HSUPA resource
steps)
 108 Rel.99 CE licenses available
 2 hybrid HSUPA resource steps overlapped with Rel99 CE licenses

48 Rel.99 CE from Hybrid HSUPA PS can be consumed by Rel.99 traffic in


addition to 108 Rel99 CE LKs.
120 AMR 12.2 users are in the BTS, which means that 120 Rel.99 CE are
consumed (108 Rel99 CE licenses + 12 Rel99 CE from hybrid HSUPA
Processing Set license)
Number_of_allowed_HSUPA_users_by_hybrid_HSUPA_Processing_Set =
24 – Roundup (Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 2) = 24 – Roundup (12 /
2) = 24 – 6 = 18

Number_of_hybrid_HSUPA_resource_steps_for_HSUPA_purpose = 8 –
Roundup(Number_of_allocated_Rel99_CE / 6) = 8 – Roundup (12 / 6) = 6

After allocation of 12 Rel99 CE from Hybrid HSUPA PS , 18 HSUPA users


and 6 HSUPA resource steps are still available for HSUPA scheduler.
End of Example.

When baseband capacity is covered by Hybrid HSUPA Processing Set LK and


Rel.99 CE LKs (license overlapping), the formulas above consider only Rel.99
CE which are not overlapped (allocated Rel.99 CE available with hybrid
HSUPA Processing Set license capacity).
Note that hybrid HSUPA Processing Set is always dynamic and cannot be
statically reserved (see Chapter 20 HSUPA static resource allocation).

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Figure 15 Example scenario: hybrid HSUPA resource steps and Rel99 CE


license overlapping (FSMF)

10.6 HSUPA required resource dimensioning


To calculate the required number of Subunits for mixed user type case, (F-
DPCH/no-FDPCH/2ms TTI/10msTTI users, 16QAM, DC-HSUPA and CS
Voice over HSPA), the following rule is applied. In some cases, the rule
presented below leads to overestimation of baseband resources.
HSUPA_Subunits = F-DPCH_2msTTI_Subunits +
F-DPCH_10msTTI_Subunits + no-FDPCH_2msTTI_Subunits +
no-FDPCH_10msTTI_Subunits + 16QAM_2msTTI_Subunits +
CS_Voice_over _HSPA_Subunits +
HS_Cell_FACH_UL_(RAN1913)_users
Equation 13 HSUPA Subunits formula

where:
F-DPCH_2msTTI_Subunits – Subunits required for HSUPA F-DPCH
2ms TTI users, calculated from HSUPA dimensioning tables (Chapter
24)

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F-DPCH_10msTTI_Subunits – Subunits required for HSUPA F-DPCH


10ms TTI users, calculated from HSUPA dimensioning tables
(Chapter 24)
No-F-DPCH_2msTTI_Subunits – Subunits required for HSUPA no-F-
DPCH 2ms TTI users, calculated from HSUPA dimensioning tables
(Chapter 24)
No-F-DPCH_10msTTI_Subunits – Subunits required for HSUPA no-F-
DPCH 10ms TTI users, calculated from HSUPA dimensioning tables
(Chapter 24)
16QAM_2msTTI_Subunits – Subunits required for UEs simultaneously
transmitting with 16QAM modulation (Chapter 10.6.4)
CS_Voice_over_HSPA_Subunits – Subunits required for CS Voice
over HSPA
HS_Cell_FACH_UL_(RAN1913)_users – Subunits required for
RAN1913: High Speed Cell_FACH (HS Cell_FACH UL). For Baseband
consumption details see Chapter 10.6.2)

Example:
System Module Rel.2
HSUPA BTS combined L1 throughput = 32.7Mbps
Number of F-DPCH 2ms TTI users = 8 UEs with 5.8Mbps throughput
Number of F-DPCH 10ms TTI users = 18 UEs with 5.8Mbps throughput
Number of no-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users = 14 UEs with 5.8Mbps throughput
Number of no-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users = 34 UEs with 4.3Mbps throughput
Number of 16QAM 2ms TTI users = 1 UE with 11Mbps throughput

F-DPCH_2msTTI_Subunits – 1.5 Subunits required; see Table 55 (eight


users, 5.8Mbps combined L1 throughput);
F-DPCH_10msTTI_Subunits – 1.5 Subunits required; see Table 57 (18
users, 5.8Mbps combined L1 throughput)
No-F-DPCH_2msTTI_Subunits – two Subunits required; see Table 56 (14
users, 5.8Mbps combined L1 throughput)
No-F-DPCH_10msTTI_Subunits – 2.5 Subunits required; see Table 58 (34
users, 4.3Mbps combined L1 throughput)
16QAM_2msTTI_Subunits – 1 Subunit required (1 user * 1 subunit = 1
Subunit).
According to Equation 13: HSUPA_subunits = 1.5 + 1.5 + 2 + 2.5 + 1 = 8.5
Thus, 8.5 SU for HSUPA (data) users are required in this example.

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10.6.1 Enhanced HSUPA Interference Cancellation feature dimensioning


(PIC pools)

To achieve high HSUPA throughput, the Interference Cancellation (IC)


features are recommended:
 RAN1308: HSUPA Interference Cancellation Receiver
 RAN2250: Enhanced HSUPA IC
RAN2250 requires RAN1308. RAN2250 has no impact on Baseband
dimensioning.
IC is performed with PIC (Parallel Interference Cancellation) pool units. With
the picPool commissioning parameter, the operator can activate the
required number of PIC pools, and then perform cell mapping to the PIC
pools.
4-Way RX Div is supported with the Interference Cancellation feature on
FSMF or FSMF+ FSMF, provided that feature RAN3046: Interference
Cancellation for 4RX is enabled. RAN3046 has no impact on Baseband
dimensioning

Interference Cancellation unit (PIC pool) with FSMF + FSMD/E


Up to four PIC pools are supported per BTS.
Up to three PIC pools are supported per FSMF Master System Module and at
least one FBBA is required to support more than two PIC pools. Up to two PIC
pools are supported per FSMC/D/E Extension System Module.
Interference Cancellation unit (PIC pool) with FSMF
 Up to six cells with 2-Way RX Div can be mapped to one PIC pool unit and
interference cancellation is performed in six cells at the same time.
 Up to three cells with 4-Way RX Div can be mapped to one PIC pool unit
and interference cancellation is performed in three cells at the same time.
 Cells from the same frequency layer within LCG should be mapped to the
same PIC pool unit.
 One PIC pool unit consumes one subunit capacity.
Table below contains summary information related to FSMF System Module
PIC pool unit.

PIC pool unit parameters 2-Way RX Div 4-Way RX Div

Max number of cells 3


supported by single PIC pool 6
unit

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Max number of cells with 3


simultaneous interference
6
cancellation performed by
single PIC pool unit
Max number of PIC pools per 2
2
FSMF
Max number of PIC pools per 3
3
FSMF+FBBA
Max number of PIC pools per 4
4
FSMF+FBBA+FBBA
Max number of PIC pools per 4
FSMF+FBBA+FBBA + FSMF+ 4
optional FBBA(s)
Max number of LCGs per BTS 4
4
with PIC enabled
Max number of PIC pools per 3*
3*
LCG
Table 32 FSMF PIC pool unit summary
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*NOTE (Valid for FSMF+FSMF)

An LCG that has BB resources on both System Modules, that is, a shared
LCG, supports up to two PIC pools. If three PIC pools are configured in
shared LCG, OMS raises the fault ID:Name
164:EFaultId_InvalidSharedLcgPicPoolConfigAI. To cancel the fault, number
of LCGs must be increased or the number of PIC pools in shared LCG must
be reduced down to two.
For LCG allocation on BTS System Modules see Chapter 7.5.
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Every PIC pool supports a mix of cells with different RX Diversity as presented in the
Table 33 Maximal number of cells supported in one PIC pool based on cell’s RX
Diversity configuration
Number of cells with 2- Total number of cells
Way RX Div Number of cells with 4- (sum of 2-Way RX Div
Way RX Div cells and 4-Way RX Div
cells) in PIC pool
6 0 6
4 1 5
2 2 4
0 3 3

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Table 33 Maximal number of cells supported in one PIC pool based on


cell’s RX Diversity configurationg

Figure 16 Example BTS configuration, one FSMF System Module, one LCG, 2
PIC pools activated (interference cancellation in all cells at the same time – 2-
Way RX Div assumed)

Interference Cancellation unit (PIC pool) with FSMC/D/E


 Up to six cells can be mapped to one PIC pool unit, but interference
cancellation is performed in three cells at the same time.
 Cells from the same frequency layer within LCG need to be mapped to the
same PIC pool unit.
 PIC pool supports cells that are allocated to System Module with the PIC
pool in question.

PIC pool unit parameters 2-Way RX Div

Max number of cells supported by


single PIC pool unit 6
Max number of cells with
simultaneous interference
3
cancellation performed by single PIC
pool unit
Max number of PIC pools per
2
FSMC/D/E System Module
Max number of PIC pools per BTS
4
(two FSMC/D/E System Modules)
1 LCG per FSMC/D/E
Max number of LCGs per BTS with
PIC enabled 2 LCGs per BTS with 2x
FSMC/D/E

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Table 34 FSMC/D/E System Module PIC pool unit summary information

Figure 17 Exemplary BTS configuration, two FSMC/D/E System Modules, sector


based pooling used (2 LCGs), 3 PIC pools activated
For Local Cell Grouping with PIC activated, see Chapter 7.6 Local Cell
Grouping with Interference Cancellation.

10.6.2 High Speed Cell_FACH feature dimensioning

RAN1913: High Speed Cell_FACH (HS Cell_FACH UL) consumes baseband


resources for HS Cell_FACH UL users processing. Using the
numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter operator can commission
static Baseband resources for HS Cell_FACH UL users. Baseband reservation
is done in steps:
 Up to eight steps are available for each LCG
 single step provides baseband capacity for 10 HS Cell_FACH UL users
 single step corresponds to the Baseband capacity equivalent of single
HSUPA Resource Step:
- 0.125 SU (FSMF)
- 0.25 SU (FSMC/D/E)
 a maximum of 80 HS Cell_FACH UL users can be served in LCG, which
corresponds to eight HSUPA Resource Steps
 If the RAN2518: High Speed Cell_FACH Enhanced feature is deactivated,
up to four steps can be effectively used (up to 40 HS Cell_FACH UL users).
If RAN2518 is activated, up to eight steps can be used (up to 80 HS
Cell_FACH UL users).

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The numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter has a default value of 0,


which means that no static Baseband resource allocation is done. In this case,
when the RNC is configuring HS Cell_FACH UL user in the cell (it means
Common E-DCH resources are reserved for HS-Cell FACH UL cell), the BTS
will attempt to dynamically allocate one HSUPA Resource Step in the LCG for
HS Cell_FACH UL users (supporting max 10 users in LCG). If the Baseband
capacity is available, one Resource Step is allocated for HS Cell_FACH UL. If
the Baseband capacity is not available, the HS Cell_FACH UL setup from the
RNC is rejected.
RAN1637: High Speed Cell_FACH DL users do not require any baseband
reservation.
See Chapter 9.2.1 for RAN1637: High Speed Cell_FACH DL feature activation
impact on the number of supported HSDPA users in HSDPA scheduler.

FSMF specific:
When numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes has a value >0, respective whole
Subunit is not used for CELL_DCH HSUPA users processing. The remaining
capacity from the Subunit can be used for DCH users processing.
When RNC configured HS Cell_FACH UL user, such user is treated in the
same way as a normal HSUPA CELL_DCH user with respect to maximum
number of users supported per cell and per HSUPA scheduler.
See Table 35 for examples.
HSPA LCG Number of HS Max Total number of
configuration Cell_FACH UL number of HSUPA users
users HSUPA supported in LCG
configured by CELL_DCH (sum of HS
RNC in the LCG users in Cell_FACH UL and
LCG HSUPA CELL_DCH
users)
Small HSPA LCG 0 240 240
Small HSPA LCG 5 235 240
Small HSPA LCG 80 160 240
Normal HSPA 0 320 320
LCG
Normal HSPA 5 315 320
LCG
Normal HSPA 80 240 320
LCG
Table 35 Number of simulatnously supported HS Cell_FACH UL users and
HSUPA CELL_DCH users in FSMF LCG (examples)

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In case the HSUPA scheduler capacity is fully-used from the users’ point of
view (320/240 HSUPA CELL_DCH users are active in Normal/Small HSPA
LCG), new HS Cell_FACH UL configuration request from RNC is rejected by
BTS (even if Baseband resources are statically commissioned with the
numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter).
FSMC/D/E specific:
 When the numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter has a value of
1, 2, 3 or 4, then respective whole Subunit is not used for CELL_DCH
HSUPA users processing. The remaining capacity (if available) from the
Subunit can be used for DCH users processing.
 When the numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter has a value of
5, 6, 7 or 8, then two whole Subunits are not used for CELL_DCH HSUPA
users processing. The remaining capacity (if available) from Subunit can be
used for DCH users processing.
When RNC configured HS Cell_FACH UL user in the cell, such a user is
treated in the same way as a normal HSUPA CELL_DCH user with respect to
the maximum number of users supported per cell and per HSUPA scheduler.
See Table 36 for examples.
Number of HS Maximum Total number of HSUPA users
Cell_FACH UL number of supported in LCG (sum of HS
users HSUPA Cell_FACH UL and HSUPA
configured by CELL_DCH CELL_DCH users)
RNC in the LCG users in
LCG
0 240 240
5 235 240
80 160 240
Table 36 Number of simulatnously supported HS Cell_FACH UL users and
HSUPA CELL_DCH users in FSMC/D/E LCG (examples)
In case the HSUPA scheduler capacity is fully-used from the users’ point of
view (240 HSUPA CELL_DCH users are active in LCG), new HS Cell_FACH
UL configuration request from RNC is rejected by BTS (even if Baseband
resources are statically commissioned with the
numOfHsRachResourceStepsRes parameter).

10.6.3 Dual Cell-HSUPA feature dimensioning

 Dual Cell (DC) HSUPA user is seen as two Single Carrier (SC) HSUPA
users from max number of users per HSUPA scheduler point of view. For
example with one DC-HSUPA user, FSMF HSUPA scheduler in Normal
HSPA LCG supports maximally 318 SC-HSUPA users. Adequately, FSMF

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Small HSPA LCG or FSMD/E LCG supports up to 238 SC-HSUPA users


with one DC-HSUPA user
 DC-HSUPA user is counted only in the primary cell from Maximum number
of E-DCHs in the cell (MaxNumberEDCHCell) point of view
 DC-HSUPA user is counted only once per LCG from Maximum number of
E-DCHs in the LCG (MaxNumberEDCHLCG) point of view
 FSMC/D/E supports up to 120 DC-HSUPA users in LCG (note that FSMC
supports up to 45 DC-HSUPA users when Baseband capacity is
considered)
 FSMF with Normal HSPA LCG configuration supports up to 160 DC-
HSUPA users in LCG
 FSMF with Small HSPA LCG configuration supports up to 120 DC-HSUPA
users in LCG
 Both DC-HSUPA cells need to be within the same LCG
 Up to 10 DC-HSUPA users are supported per cell
 DC-HSUPA operation is supported only with F-DPCH and 2ms TTI
 DC-HSUPA user is seen as two SC-HSUPA users from HSUPA resource
consumption point of view. In HSUPA dimensioning tables (Chapter 24):
 Column “HSUPA users per scheduler” defines SC-HSUPA users, thus
one DC-HSUPA user is counted as two SC-HSUPA users
 Row “Baseband minimum decoding capacity” defines the capacity that
BTS will share for all cells in LCG

10.6.4 HSUPA 16QAM feature dimensioning

 In FSMC/D/E, one UE transmitting with 16QAM modulation consumes up to


one Subunit.
 One 16QAM UE consumes 1 SU with throughput >= 8.6 Mbps (up to
11 Mbps)
 One 16QAM UE consumes 0.75 SU with throughput >= 4.2 Mbps and
< 8.6Mbps
 16 QAM is not used with throughput < 4.2 Mbps. In this,
case dimensioning is done based on HSUPA dimensioning tables
(Chapter 24)
 In FSMF up to three UEs transmitting with 16 QAM modulation can be
allocated in one Subunit as presented in Table 37
Number of HSUPA 16QAM Required Subunits (FSMF)
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1 0.375*
2 0.625
3 0.875
Table 37 Up to three HSUPA UEs with 16QAM transmission can be allocated in
single Subunit in FSMF
*One 16QAM UE consumes 0.375 SU with throughput >= 4.2 Mbps and up to
11Mbps. 16 QAM is not used with throughput < 4.2 Mbps. In this,
case dimensioning is done based on HSUPA dimensioning tables (Chapter
24).
Note that Subunit utilization might change on TTI base. In one TTI, UE
transmits with 16QAM modulation. While in the second TTI different
modulation can be used depending on, for example, radio conditions or
amount of data in the UE buffer.

10.7 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys


dimensioning
HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Key (LK) increases the LCG maximum
user count by twenty four users and the available throughput by 5.8Mbps. For
example, if two HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs are available, then up to
2×5.8Mbps = 11.6Mbps throughput will be supported and up to 2×24 users =
48 users. Note also that an ASW license might be needed to reach a certain
throughput.
To calculate the required number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets for certain
number of users and throughput, it is recommended to use the following
formula:
Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets = max {
Roundup (HSUPA_users / 24); Roundup
(HSUPA_data_users_throughput / 5.8) };
Equation 14 Number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets for HSUPA users
where:
HSUPA_users – is the number of HSUPA users (HSUPA CELL_DCH
users + CS Voice over HSPA users + HS Cell_FACH UL (RAN1913)
users)
HSUPA_data_users_throughput – is the combined HSUPA
throughput (HSUPA CELL_DCH users + CS Voice over HSPA users
+ HS Cell_FACH UL (RAN1913) users) referred in Mbps.

Example calculation of required number of HSUPA Processing Sets:

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 After baseband dimensioning (done using Equation 13 HSUPA Subunits


formula for more information see Example in Chapter 10.6), it occurs that
8.5 Subunits in total are required for HSUPA (data) users (76 HSUPA data
users/combined L1 throughput = 32.7Mbps)
 The number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets is calculated according to
Equation 14 Number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets for HSUPA users:
Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets = max{ Roundup(76/24);
Roundup(32.7/5.8) } } = max{ 4; 6 } = 6.
The required throughput and number of active HSUPA users can be
achieved simultaneously.
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NOTE

HS CELL_FACH (RAN1913) requires HSUPA Processing Set LKs starting


from WBTS16.3 SW release. After upgrading the SW to WBTS16.3 version, if
the HSUPA Processing Set LKs are not increased, there exists a risk of
throughput reduction for CELL_DCH HSUPA users. This risk is caused by a
fact that Baseband resources licensed with HSUPA Processing Set LKs are
also shared by RAN1913 users. It is also required that the commissioned HS
CELL_FACH (RAN1913) Baseband resources (see Chapter 10.6.2) are
aligned with available HSUPA Processing Set LKs such that there is enough
Baseband resources to support HSUPA services.
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11 CCCH dimensioning details


For basic rules on CCCH dimensioning see Chapter 5.
 CCCH baseband resources for processing of signatures of RACH
preambles for RACH and HS CELL_FACH (RAN1913) users are called
CCCH pools.
 One CCCH pool has capacity of 480 RACH Handler Elements (RHE).
 Certain number of CCCH pools is required depending on:
– Cell range
– #Signatures for RACH preambles
– Rx Diversity
– Number of cells in Local Cell Group.
 Every System Module in BTS configuration has one CCCH pool (480RHE)
included in HW price, which do not require any license or Baseband
capacity.
 Apart from one CCCH pool included in HW price, FSMF has a number of
CCCH pools included in HSDPA Subunits (see Chapter 5.2.1 for details).
 Additional CCCH pools (on top of CCCH pools from FSMF HSDPA
Subunits) are allocated when needed.
 Additional CCCH pools or CCCH pools from FSMF HSDPA Subunits are
enabled when those are licensed with CCCH PS LK.
 FSMC/D/E CCCH pool need to be licensed with 48 Rel.99 CE LKs.

FSMF specific:
A single pool of CCCH resources provides a capacity of 48 RACH resources,
which are common for all assigned cells. One RACH resource is used to
process one RACH message during 10ms PRACH radio frame.
In case of 20ms RACH TTI, one RACH message consumes two RACH
resources.
FSMC/D/E specific:

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A single pool of CCCH resources provides a capacity of 24 RACH resources,


which are common for all assigned cells. One RACH resource is used to
process one RACH message during 10ms PRACH radio frame.
In case of 20ms RACH TTI, one RACH message consumes two RACH
resources.

11.1 Number of available RHE in FSMF LCG


 The number of available RACH Handler Elements (RHE) in FSMF LCG is
defined in Table 37.
FSMF LCG HSPA Number of Pool of RHE
configuration CCCH pools in
(hspaSetting) LCG1)
Rel.99 1 480
Small HSPA 2 960
Normal HSPA 3 1440
Table 38 FSMF LCG available RACH Handler Elements
 Pool of RHE form CCCH pools in LCG (Rel.99, Small HSPA and Normal
HSPA) is one pool of RHE as defined in Table 37. This means that RHE of
one cell can be split between two CCCH pools within HSPA configuration.
 Additional CCCH pools allocated because of Cell Range, RACH signatures
(RACHPreambleSignatures (WCEL)), RX Diversity as well as CCCH
pools allocated with HSDPA resurces for (E-)VAM cells, are separate pools
of RHE. This means that RHE of one cell cannot be split between two
additional CCCH pools or between CCCH pools in LCG and additional
CCCH pool.
Number of
FSMF LCG HSPA Max number
CCCH pools
of supported
configuration in LCG1) + Pools of RHE
(hspaSetting) (E-)VAM cells
Additional
per LCG
CCCH pools2)
Small HSPA Up to 4 2 960
Small HSPA 5-6 2+1 960+480
Normal HSPA Up to 6 3 1440
Normal HSPA 7–8 3+1 1440+480
Normal HSPA 9 – 10 3+2 1440+480+480
Normal HSPA 11 - 12 3+3 1440+480+480+480
Table 39 FSMF LCG available RACH Handler Elements in case of (E-)VAM cells

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NOTE
1)
One CCCH pool is included in System Module HW price and does not
require license. This CCCH pool is allocated to one of the LCGs. See Chapter
5.3 for details.
2)
Additional CCCH pools allocated in HSDPA scheduler resources due to (E-
)VAM are separate pools of RHE. This means that RHE of one cell cannot be
split between two additional CCCH pools or between CCCH pools in LCG and
additional CCCH pool.
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 Additional CCCH pool (480 RHE) consumes 0.5 SU unless it is included in


HSDPA scheduler resources
 One cell can use up to 480 RHE

11.2 Number of available RHE in FSMC/D/E LCG


 Number of available RACH Handler Elements (RHE) in FSMC/D/E LCG is
defined in Table 40
FSMC/D/E LCG Number of Pool of RHE
CCCH pools in
LCG
- 11) 480
Table 40 FSMC/D/E LCG available RACH Handler Elements
 Additional CCCH pools allocated due to Cell Range, number of RACH
signatures (RACHPreambleSignatures (WCEL)) or RX Diversity, are
separate pools of RHE. This means that RHE of one cell cannot be split
between two CCCH pools.
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NOTE
1)
One CCCH pool is included in System Module HW price and does not
require license. This CCCH pool is allocated to one of the LCGs. See Chapter
5.3 for details.
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 Additional CCCH pool (480 RHE) consumes 48 Rel.99 CE

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 One cell can use up to 480 RHE

11.3 Calculating the required RHE for LCG cells


WDCMA16 defines new parameter RACHPreambleSignatures (WCEL)
which specifies number of signatures used for RACH preambles for RACH
users and HS CELL_FACH users (RAN1913: High Speed Cell_FACH)
according to Table 41.
RACHPreambleSignatures RAN1913 RAN1913 enabled
disabled
parameter value
#RACH #RACH #RACH
signatures signatures signatures
for RACH for HS
users CELL_FACH
users
1 1 1 1
2 2 2 1
3 3 3 1
4 4 3 1
5 8 7 1
6 N/A 4 4
7 N/A 4 8
8 N/A 4 12
Table 41 Number of RACH signatures per cell

Number of required RHE per cell is calculated with Equation 15


#RHE_per_cell = CellRange*#Signatures*RxDiv
Equation 15 Number of RACH Handler Elements (RHE) required per single cell
where:
#RHE_per_cell – number of required RACH Handler Elements per single cell (max
480)
CellRange – cell range referred in kilometers, rounded up to whole integer number
divisible by five
#Signatures – number of signatures for RACH preambles
RxDiv – RX Diversity. Takes value two for 2-Way RX Div or four in case of 4-Way
RX Div

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Number of cells that fit to CCCH pools in LCG is calculated with Equation
16:
#Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG = RoundDown (Pool_of_RHE/
#RHE_per_cell)
Equation 16 Number of cells supported per pool of RHE in LCG
where:
#Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG - Number of cells supported by CCCH pools in
LCG
Pool_of_RHE – Pool of RHE according to LCG HSPA configuration from Table 36
in case of FSMF or from Table 40 in case of FSMC/D/E
#RHE_per_cell – number of required RHE per single cell from Equation 15

Number of cells that fit to one CCCH pool is calculated with Equation 17:
#Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool = RoundDown (480 / #RHE_per_cell)
Equation 17 Number of cells supported per one CCCH pool
where:
#Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool - number of cells supported per one CCCH pool
#RHE_per_cell – number of required RACH Handler Elements per single cell from
Equation 15

Number of additional CCCH pools required in LCG is calculated with


Equation 18:
#Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG = RoundUp ((#Cells -
#Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG) / #Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool)
Equation 18 Number of required additional CCCH pools in LCG
where:
#Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG - number of required additional
CCCH pools in LCG
#Cells – number of cells per LCG
#Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG – number of cells supported by pool of RHE in
LCG (Equation 16)
#Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool - number of cells supported per one CCCH pool
(Equation 17)

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Number of CCCH LKs required for cells in LCG is calculated with Equation
19:
#CCCH_LKs_in_LCG = RoundUp (#Cells / #Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool)
Equation 19 Number of CCCH LKs required in LCG
where:
#CCCH_LKs_in_LCG1)_– number of CCCH PS LKs (FSMF) or number of pools of
48 Rel.99 CEs (FSMC/D/E) requried to support CCCH processing for cells in LCG
#Cells – number of cells per LCG
#Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool - number of cells supported per one CCCH pool
(Equation 17)
1)Note, that one CCCH LK per FSMC/D/E/F is included in HW

Number of Subunits allocated for additional CCCH pools is calculated with


Equation 20. Note that additional Subunits are not allocated when CCCH pools
are available in FSMF HSDPA scheduler resources due to (E-)VAM cells (see
Table 39)
#Subunits_for_additional_CCCH_pools =
#Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG * A
Equation 20 Number of Subunits for additional CCCH pools
where:
#Subunits_for_additional_CCCH_pools - number of Subunits for additional CCCH
pools
#Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG - number of required additional
CCCH pools in LCG
A – equals to 0.5 in case of FSMF or 1.0 in case of FSMC/D/E

11.3.1 Example calculations of required RHE

Example 1:
 9 cells
 4-Way RX Div
 20km cell range
 RACHPreambleSignatures =6 (in total 8 signatures used for HS-
RACH users and RACH users, see Table 41)
 FSMF Normal HSPA configuration, one LCG
From Equation 15: RHE_per_cell = 20*8*4 = 640. 640 is higher than the
maximal allowed number of RHE per cell (480) and the configuration is

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RACHPreambleSignatures) need to be modified, so that number of
required RHE per cell is not higher than 480.
End of Example 1

Example 2:
 9 cells
 4-Way RX Div
 20km cell range
 RACHPreambleSignatures = 3 (in total 4 signatures used for RACH
preambles, see Table 41)
 FSMF Normal HSPA configuration, one LCG
From Equation 15: RHE_per_cell = 20*4*4=320
From Equation 16: #Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG = RoundDown (1440 /
320) = 4 cells.
Four out of nine cells fit to CCCH pools in LCG hence additional Subunits for
CCCH pools are requried.
From Equation 17: #Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool = RoundDown (480 / 320) =
1 cell
From Equation 18: #Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG =
RoundUp((9 – 4) / 1) = 5
From Equation 19: #CCCH_PS_LKs_in_LCG = RoundUp (9/1) = 9 CCCH PS
LKs. Note that one CCCH pool is included in System Module HW price and as
such not do require any license, hence 8 CCCH PS LKs are required in LCG.
From Equation 20: #Subunits_for_additional_CCCH_pools = 5 * 0.5 = 2.5 SU
2.5 SU is allocated from available BTS Baseband capacity to process five out
of nine cells in BTS configuration.
End of Example 2

Example 3:
 12 cells (E-)VAM
 2-Way RX Div
 10km cell range
 RACHPreambleSignatures = 5 (in total 8 signatures used for RACH
preambles, see Table 41)
 FSMF Normal HSPA configuration, one LCG

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From Equation 15: RHE_per_cell = 10*8*2=160 RHE


From Equation 16: #Cells_per_CCCH_pools_in_LCG = RoundDown (1440 /
160) = 9 cells.
From Equation 17: #Cells_per_one_CCCH_pool = RoundDown (480 / 160) =
3 cells
From Equation 18: #Required_additional_CCCH_pools_in_LCG =
RoundUp((12 – 9) / 3) = 1
According to Table 39, in case of 12 (E-) VAM cells, three additional CCCH
pools are available for CCCH processing in LCG HSDPA Subunits of which
one is actually used for CCCH processing. No additional CCCH Subunits are
allocated.
From Equation 19: #CCCH_PS_LKs_in_LCG = RoundUp (12/3) = 4 CCCH
PS LKs. Note that one CCCH pool is included in System Module HW price
and as such not do require any license, hence 3 CCCH PS LKs are required in
LCG.
End of Example 3

11.4 Extended Cell


The basic principles for Extended Cell in WCDMA BTS are as follows:
 A cell is called Extended Cell when its range is >20km.
 CCCH pool and CCCH PS LK (FSMF) or pool of 48 Rel.99 CE LK
(FSMC/D/E) dimensioning rules are the same as in case of non-Extended
Cell range
 One or several cells in the BTS (supported configurations) can be
configured as an Extended Cells.
 An Extended Cell is tested up to 150km.

11.5 FSMF example configurations and required CCCH


resources
Below is a list of example configurations and respective CCCH pools
requirement (referred in Subunit, SU) with corresponding CCCH Processing
Set (PS) LKs for FSMF and FSMF+FSMF BTS configurations. Note that table
is valid for BTS with one LCG only (second and every next LCG requires at
least one additional CCCH pool for CCCH processing). Assumption:
RACHPreambleSignatures =4 (in total 4 signatures used for HS-RACH
users and RACH users, see Table 41)

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LCG
configuration 3cells/20km 6cells/10km 6cells/20km 9cells/10km 9cells/20km 12cells/10km 12cells/20km
type

0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 3 CCCH PS


R99 Only
LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0.5 SU LK /0.5 SU LK /1 SU LK /0.5 SU LK /1.5 SU

0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS


Small HSPA - - - -
LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU

Normal
HSPA (non- 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 3 CCCH PS
MIMO cells* LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0.5 SU
assumed)

Normal
HSPA (MIMO 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 3 CCCH PS
cells** LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU
assumed)
Table 42 FSMF: CCCH pools and CCCH Processing Set LKs required for CCCH
processing (2-Way RX Div assumed) and single LCG
*non-MIMO and non-(E-)VAM cells assumed
** MIMO or (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells assumed

LCG
configuration 3cells/20km 6cells/10km 6cells/20km 9cells/10km 9cells/20km 12cells/10km 12cells/20km
type

0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS


R99 Only
LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0.5 SU LK /0 SU LK /1 SU

0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS


Small HSPA - - - -
LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU

Normal
HSPA (non- 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS
MIMO cells* LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU
assumed)

Normal
HSPA (MIMO 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 1 CCCH PS 0 CCCH PS 2 CCCH PS
cells** LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU LK /0 SU
assumed)
Table 43 FSMF+FSMF: CCCH pools and CCCH Processing Set LKs required for
CCCH processing (2-Way RX Div assumed) and single LCG
*non-MIMO and non-(E-)VAM cells assumed
** MIMO or (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells assumed

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Figure 18 CCCH processing resources allocation procedure with FSMF


CCCH pools included in HSDPA scheduler(s) baseband resources can be
used for additional CCCH processing (if needed e.g. extended cell range case
or higher cells configuration). CCCH Processing Set LK is needed for
activation.

11.5.1 Number of CCCH pools in HSDPA Subunits

The number of CCCH pools included in HSDPA Subunits can be determined


with the formula below:

Number_of_CCCH_pools_in_HSDPA_Subunits =
max {Min_HSDPA_subunits ; (Cells_factor / 2) – 0.5 } * 2
Equation 21 Number of CCCH pools available in HSDPA Subunits

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where:
Min_HSDPA_subunits - Minimum number of HSDPA subunits from Table 47.
Cells_factor - factor calculated according to Equation 23
For example:
• FSMF / 5.5 subunits (1 LCG - Normal HSPA configuration);
• 12 cells/10km/2-Way RX Div (6 MIMO and 6 non-MIMO cells (3 Rel.99 only
cells + 3 HSPA non-MIMO and non-(E-)VAM cells));
RACHPreambleSignatures =4 (in total 4 signatures used for HS-RACH
users and RACH users, see Table 41)

Cells_factor = Roundup{ (Roundup (non_MIMO_cells/3) + MIMO_cells ) / 2 } =


Roundup{ (Roundup(6/3) + 6) / 2} = Roundup{ (Roundup(2) + 6 ) / 2 } =
Roundup{ 8/2 } = 4
Number_of_CCCH_pools_in_HSDPA_Subunits = max {
Min_HSDPA_subunits ; (Cells_factor / 2) – 0.5 } * 2 = max { 1 ; ( 4 / 2) – 0.5 }
* 2 = max { 1 ; 2 – 0.5 } * 2 = max { 1 ; 1.5} * 2 = 3

The table below presents HSDPA schedulers and CCCH processing


requirements for typical scenarios. Table assumes single FSMF System
Module, non-MIMO cells, 10km cell range, 2-Way RX Div and
RACHPreambleSignatures =4 (in total 4 signatures used for HS-RACH
users and RACH users, see Table 41).
Number of
HSPA (non – st nd
LCG 1 LCG 2 and next
MIMO and non-
configuration [subunits] LCG [subunits]
VAM) cells per
LCG
0 (6 non-HSPA
Rel99 only 0 0,5 (CCCH)
cells)
0 (12 non-HSPA
Rel99 only 0,5 (CCCH) 1 (CCCH)
cells)
0,5 (CCCH) +
0,625 (HSDPA 0,625 (HSDPA
Small Up to 6 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 1,125
0,5 (CCCH) +
1,125 (HSDPA 1,125 (HSDPA
Normal Up to 6 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 1,625

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0,5 (CCCH) +
1,125 (HSDPA 1,125 (HSDPA
Normal 7 - 12 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
=1,625
- One CCCH Processing Set license required
- Two CCCH Processing Set licenses required
* - Baseband capacity available for additional CCCH processing included in
HSDPA scheduler resources (CCCH Processing Set(s) required for activation)
Note that up to 18 cells per single FSMF System Module are supported.
Table 44 HSDPA schedulers and CCCH requirements (non-MIMO and non-(E-
)VAM cells)

The table below presents HSDPA schedulers and CCCH processing


requirements for typical scenarios. Table assumes single FSMF System
Module, MIMO cells or (E-)VAM non-MIMO cells, 10km cell range, 2-Way RX
Div and RACHPreambleSignatures =4 (in total 4 signatures used for HS-
RACH users and RACH users, see Table 41).
Number of
HSPA (VAM st nd
LCG 1 LCG 2 and next
MIMO or VAM
configuration [subunits] LCG [subunits]
non-MIMO)
cells per LCG
0 (6 non-HSPA
Rel99 only 0 0,5 (CCCH)
cells)
0 (12 non-HSPA
Rel99 only 0,5 (CCCH) 1 (CCCH)
cells)
0,5 (CCCH) +
0,625 (HSDPA 0,625 (HSDPA
Small Up to 4 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 1,125
0,5 (CCCH) +
1,125 (HSDPA 1,125 (HSDPA
Small 5 - 6 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 1,625
0,5 (CCCH) +
1,125 (HSDPA 1,125 (HSDPA
Normal Up to 6 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 1,625
0,5 (CCCH) +
1,625 (HSDPA 1,625 (HSDPA
Normal 7 – 8 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 2,125

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0,5 (CCCH) +
2,125 (HSDPA 2,125 (HSDPA
Normal 9 - 10 cells scheduler*)
scheduler*)
= 2,625
Table 45 HSDPA schedulers and CCCH requirements (MIMO or (E-)VAM non-
MIMO cells)
- One CCCH Processing Set license required
- Two CCCH Processing Set licenses required
* - Baseband capacity available for additional CCCH processing included in
HSDPA scheduler resources (CCCH Processing Set(s) required for activation)
Note that up to 18 cells per single FSMF System Module are supported.

All values in the tables above were calculated according to Equation 22 and
Equation 21

11.6 FSMC/D/E example configurations and required


CCCH resources
Below are the example configurations and required CCCH pools.
Table 46 CCCH processing resources (Rel.99 LKs) required for BTS with
FSMC/D/E System Module(s). 2-Way RX Div and RACHPreambleSignatures =4
(see Table 41) is assumed
BTS
6cells/20km 9cells/10km 9cells/20km 12cells/10km 12cells/20km
configuration
48 Rel.99 48 Rel.99 96 Rel.99 144 Rel.99
1 x FSMC/D/E 48 Rel.99 CE
CE CE CE CE
48 Rel.99
2 x FSMC/D/E 0 Rel.99 CE 0 Rel.99 CE 0 Rel.99 CE 96 Rel.99 CE
CE

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12 Local Cell Grouping impact on


FSMC/D/E System Module capacity
FSMC/D/E System Module capacity depends on the number of cells.
Consequently, whether the System Module is processing cells from one or
more LCGs impacts available System Module capacity.
For example:
 Master FSME + Extension FSME; one Local Cell Group (LCG) per Flexi
WCDMA BTS; 12 cells in total per BTS; 10km cell range; 2-Way RX
Div.

FSME capacity for 12 cells is 16 SU (Subunits):

Flexi WCDMA BTS capacity for 12 cells with two System Modules is
equal to 16 + 16 = 32 Subunits. CCCH resources are covered by
resources included in the HW capacity (each FSME has CCCH
resources included in HW for 6 cells in considered cell range and Rx
Div configuration).
Details of CCCH allocation in System Modules are found in Chapter
5.3 CCCH Resources allocation.
 Master FSME (LCG1: 6cells) + Extension FSME (LCG2: 6cells). 12
cells in total per BTS. 10km cell range; 2-Way RX Div;
RACHPreambleSignatures = 4.

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FSME capacity for 6 cells is 18 SU:

Flexi WCDMA BTS capacity for 12 cells with two System Modules and
two LCGs is equal to 18 + 18 = 36 Subunits. CCCH resources are
covered by resources included in the HW capacity.
 Master FSME + Extension FSME; LCG1: 9 cells; LCG2: 3 cells; Two
LCGs per Flexi WCDMA BTS; 12 cells in total per BTS; 10km cell
range; 2-Way RX Div; RACHPreambleSignatures = 4.

9 cells are served by 3 cells are


LCG1 served by LCG2

FSME FSME

SM#1 serves 9 cells SM#2 serves 9 cells


from LCG1 from LCG1 and 3
cells from LCG2

FSME Master is processing 9 cells and the corresponding available


capacity is 16+1* SU; FSME Extension is processing 12 cells (9 cells
from LCG1 and 3 cells from LCG2) and corresponding available
capacity is 16 SU:

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Rel.99 CEs in LCG1 are allocated for additional CCCH processing.

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13 Principles of the FSMC/D/E System


Modules baseband capacity allocation
to LCGs
For basic information on LCG allocation on System Modules capacity, see
Chapter 7.5.
The general rules of LCG capacity allocation on System Modules Rel.2
baseband capacity are as follows:
1) In case of two LCGs, the LCG having bigger amount of HW resources
commissioned (Access Baseband Capacity or "Max. HW BB
capacity") is allocated to the System Module that has bigger capacity (for
example, FSME has bigger capacity than FSMD) or is shared on both
System Modules. If both System Modules have the same capacity (for
example Master FSME + Extension FSME), the LCG which has the bigger
amount of HW resources commissioned covers capacity of whole Master
FSME and part of the capacity of Extension FSME.

The LCG which has the smaller amount of HW resources commissioned is


allocated to FSM that has smaller capacity or is shared on both System
Modules. For example, in case of Master FSME + Extension FSMC, the
LCG with smaller amount of HW resources commissioned gets capacity of:
 part of FSMC
 whole FSMC
 or whole FSMC and part of FSME

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2) In case of two LCGs, if Access Baseband Capacity = 50% and total


number of Subunits is divisible by two, the LCG with lower ID (LCG#1 has
lower ID than LCG#2) is allocated to System Module with bigger capacity
while the LCG with higher ID is shared on both System Modules.
In case both System Modules have the same capacity, the LCG with lower
ID is allocated to Master System Module while the LCG with higher ID is
allocated to Extension System Module.
For example:
Two LCGs with 50% share of BTS resources; BTS configuration with
even number of Subunits in BTS: FSMC+FSME.
As a result, both LCGs have the same amount of Subunits per FSM.
 LCG with lower ID (LCG#1) is allocated to FSM with bigger capacity
(FSME)
 LCG with higher ID (LCG#2) is shared on FSME and FSMC

3) If Access Baseband Capacity = 50% and total number of Subunits is


not divisible by two, the LCG with higher ID gets one Subunit more and rule
from point 1) is applied.
For example:
Two LCGs with 50% share of BTS resources; BTS configuration with
odd number of Subunits in BTS: FSME+FSMD.
As a result, the LCG with higher ID gets one SU more than the LCG with
lower ID and is allocated on FSM with bigger capacity:
 16SU is allocated to LCG#2 on FSME
 15SU is allocated to LCG#1 shared on FSME and FSMD

4) In case of BTS with more than two LCGs, after allocating the 1st LCG and
the 2nd LCG (point 1)), the BTS allocates the 3rd and 4th LCGs with respect
to the rule:
The LCG with bigger amount of HW resources is allocated to System
Modules where the LCG in question has more resources. In case the LCG
has equal share of resources on both System Modules, the LCG is
allocated on Master System Module.
Note that Subunits of the BTS are dedicated to LCGs according to the
Access Baseband Capacity commissioning parameter but the final
System Module and LCG Subunits capacity depends on number of cells as
specified in Table 8 Available System Module capacity referred in Subunits.
For details, see Chapter 12.

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14 FSMF HSDPA Baseband resources


The required Baseband resources for HSDPA scheduler for typical
configurations are presented in Table 19 and Table 20. The required
Baseband resources for HSDPA scheduler for any configuration can be
calculated with Equation 22:
HSDPA_subunits = max { (Cells_factor / 2) – 0,5 ;
Min_HSDPA_subunits } + 0,125
Equation 22 HSDPA Subunits requirement (Small HSPA or Normal HSPA
configuration)
where:
Min_HSDPA_subunits - minimum number of Subunits for LCG HSPA
Configuration (from Table 47)

LCG HSPA
Minimum number of HSDPA
configuration
subunits (Min_HSDPA_subunits)
type

Small HSPA 0.5

Normal HSPA 1
Table 47 Minimum HSDPA subunits requirement
Cells_factor - factor calculated according to Equation 23
Cells_factor = Roundup { (Roundup (non_MIMO_cells / 3) +
MIMO_cells) / 2 }
Equation 23 LCG cells factor
where:
non_MIMO_cells - number of non-MIMO non-(E-)VAM
cells in LCG (sum of Rel.99 only and HSPA cells);
MIMO_cells - number of MIMO or (E-)VAM non-MIMO
cells in LCG.

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Note that HSDPA_subunits include certain amount of resources for CCCH


processing (number of CCCH pools) (for more information, see Chapter
5.2.1).

Example 1:
BTS configuration:
 FSMF System Module (no FBBA)
 One LCG with Normal HSPA configuration
 12 cells/10km/2-Way RX Div; RACHPreambleSignatures = 4:
- 3 HSPA non-MIMO cells
- 6 MIMO cells
- 3 Rel.99 cells
 Interference Cancellation for 6 cells

Cells_factor = Roundup { (Roundup (non_MIMO_cells/3) + MIMO_cells


) / 2 } = Roundup{ (Roundup(6/3) + 6) / 2} = Roundup{ (2+ 6 ) / 2 } =
Roundup{ 8/2 } = 4

HSDPA_subunits = max { Cells_factor / 2 – 0.5 ; Min_HSDPA_subunits


} + 0,125 = max{4 / 2 - 0.5 ; 1 } + 0.125 = max {1.5 ; 1} + 0.125 = 1.625
SU
Note that FSMF has CCCH resources for 6 cells / 10km / 2-Way RX Div /
RACHPreambleSignatures = 4. Since 12 cells are configured, CCCH
resources included in HSDPA scheduler are used when one CCCH
Processing Set LK is available.
Available Baseband capacity in LCG is calculated with Equation 1:
Number_of available_subunits = (number_of_subunits –
HSDPA_subunits – subunits_for_PIC_pool –
subunits_for_static_HSUPA - subunits_for_additional_CCCH –
subunits_for_HS_FACH) = 5.5 – 1.625 – 1 – 0 – 0 - 0 = 2.875 SU

End of Example 1.

Example 2:
BTS configuration:
 FSMF + FBBA

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 LCG_1: Normal HSPA 12 HSPA non-MIMO cells. 8.5 SU dedicated


with accessBBcapacity (“Max HW BB capacity” in BTS Site
Manager). Interference Cancellation for 12 cells.
 LCG_2: Small HSPA 6 cells, 3 SU dedicated with
accessBBcapacity
- 3 Rel.99 cells
- 3 HSPA non-MIMO cells
 2-Way RX Div/10km non-(E-)VAM cells /
RACHPreambleSignatures = 4
LCG_1 calculations:
Cells_factor = Roundup { (Roundup (non_MIMO_cells/3) + MIMO_cells ) /
2 } = Roundup { (Roundup (12/3) + 0) / 2} = Roundup { 4 / 2 } = 2

HSDPA_subunits= max { Cells_factor / 2 – 0.5 ; Min_HSDPA_subunits } +


0,125 = max {2 / 2 – 0.5 ; 1} + 0.125 = max { 0.5 ; 1} + 0.125 = 1.125 SU
Note that FSMF has CCCH resources for 6 cells / 10km / 2-Way RX Div /
RACHPreambleSignatures = 4. Since 12 cells are configured, CCCH
resources included in HSDPA scheduler are used when one CCCH
Processing Set LK is available.
Available Baseband capacity in LCG is calculated with Equation 1:
Number_of available_subunits = (number_of_subunits – HSDPA_subunits
– subunits_for_PIC_pool – subunits_for_static_HSUPA -
subunits_for_additional_CCCH – subunits_for_HS_FACH) = 8.5 – 1.125 –
2 – 0 – 0 - 0 = 5.375 SU

LCG_2 calculations:

Cells_factor = Roundup { (Roundup (non_MIMO_cells/3) +


MIMO_cells ) / 2 } = Roundup { (Roundup(6/3) + 0) / 2 } = Roundup { 2
/2}=1

HSDPA_subunits = max { Cells_factor / 2 – 0.5 ;


Min_HSDPA_subunits } + 0.125 = max {1 / 2 – 0.5 ; 0.5} + 0.125 = 0.5
+ 0.125 = 0.625 SU
LCG 2 requires one CCCH pool (0.5 SU) for CCCH processing (1x CCCH
Processing Set LK required).
Available Baseband capacity in LCG is calculated with Equation 1:
Number_of available_subunits = (number_of_subunits – HSDPA_subunits
– subunits_for_PIC_pool – subunits_for_static_HSUPA -

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subunits_for_additional_CCCH – subunits_for_HS_FACH) = 3 – 0.625 – 2


– 0 – 0.5 - 0 = 1.875 SU
End of Example 2.

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15 HSDPA throughput allocation in case of


HSDPA throughput steps are not
commissioned
The basics on HSDPA scheduler throughput steps are found in Chapter
9.9 HSDPA scheduler throughput.

HSDPA throughput steps commissioning is optional. If HSDPA throughput


was not commissioned, then:
 FSMF LCG with Small or Normal HSPA settings: 42Mbps is
allocated for every two non-MIMO cells or one MIMO cell in LCG.
In case of LCG with two HSDPA schedulers, throughput is divided
equally between HSDPA schedulers with 21 Mbps granularity.
 FSMC/D/E: 2*42 Mbps is allocated to every 1-6 non-MIMO cells or
1-3 MIMO cells.

SW upgrade from RU20 (valid for FSMC/D/E): If HSDPA throughput


was not commissioned and the user script presenting SW upgrade
conversion settings is not available, the default rule will be automatically
used for HSDPA cells as presented in Table 48 Default rule for HSDPA
baseband capacity allocation.

HSDPA Baseband resource


Allocated throughput for HSPA
allocation before SW update
cells
(for example RU10, RU20)

Shared scheduler for BB 42 Mbps allocated to every 1-2 non-


efficiency MIMO cells or 1-2 MIMO cells

42 Mbps allocated to every 1-2 non-


Full BaseBand
MIMO cells or one MIMO cell

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HSDPA Baseband resource


Allocated throughput for HSPA
allocation before SW update
cells
(for example RU10, RU20)

2*42 Mbps allocated to every 1-6 non-


Minimum BaseBand Allocation
MIMO cells or 1-3 MIMO cells

2*42 Mbps allocated to every 1-6 non-


HSDPA 16 Users per cell
MIMO cells or 1-3 MIMO cells

2*42 Mbps allocated to every 1-6 non-


Configuration not available
MIMO cells or 1-3 MIMO cells
Table 48 Default rule for HSDPA baseband capacity allocation in FSMC/D/E

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16 FSMC/D/E HSDPA resource allocation


details
For the basis of HSDPA resource allocation, see Chapter 9.3 FSMC/D/E
HSDPA users and schedulers allocation principles.
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with two System Modules and more than one
LCG, HSDPA resources are allocated to particular System Modules
depending on LCG configuration. To know the HSDPA allocation to particular
System Module, see the relevant chapter:
 Fixed LCGs (Chapter 16.1)
 Flexible LCG. In this case, HSDPA allocation also depends on whether
Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler is commissioned on:
- Both System Modules (Chapter 16.2)
- One of the two System Modules (Chapter 16.3)
- None of the System Modules (Chapter 16.4)
For the LCG allocation rules in BTS configuration with two System Modules,
see Chapter 7.5.

16.1 Fixed LCGs


If baseband capacity is shared between LCGs according to System Module
capacity due to, for example, Rel.1 RF Module HW (fixed LCGs), HSDPA
resources of particular LCG is allocated according to the rule:
HSDPA resources of LCG#1 are allocated to Master System Module while
HSDPA resources of LCG#2 are allocated to Extension System Module.

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16.2 Flexible LCGs. Maximum Throughput per HSDPA


Scheduler commissioned on both System
Modules
In case of flexible LCGs and HSDPA Throughput Step > 0 on both System
Modules, the general rules of HSDPA allocation are as follows:
1) HSDPA of the LCG which has the biggest amount of commissioned BB HW
resources (Access Baseband Capacity) is allocated only to the
System Module with bigger capacity.
HSDPA of the LCG with the next biggest amount of resources is allocated
only to the System Module with smaller capacity (See Example a) below).
In case both System Modules have equal capacity (for example,
FSMD+FSMD), HSDPA of the LCG which has the biggest amount of
resources is allocated only to Master System Module. HSDPA of the LCG
which has the next biggest amount of resources is allocated only to
Extension System Module.

2) In case of two LCGs, if both LCGs have the same share of BTS baseband
resources (Access Baseband Capacity = 50%)LCG allocation to
particular System Module depends on whether BTS has even or odd
number of Subunits (see Chapter 13 Principles of the FSMC/D/E System
Modules baseband capacity allocation to LCGs for details).
a) Even number of Subunits:
HSDPA of LCG#1 is allocated only to System Module with bigger
capacity. HSDPA of LCG#2 is allocated only to System Module with
smaller capacity (see below Example b)).
If both System Modules have equal capacity (for example,
FSMD+FSMD), HSDPA of LCG#1 is allocated only to Master System
Module. HSDPA of LCG#2 is allocated only to Extension System
Module.
b) Odd number of Subunits:
HSDPA of LCG#2 is allocated only to System Module with bigger
capacity. HSDPA of LCG#1 is allocated only to System Module with
smaller capacity (see below Example c)).
3) After allocating HSDPA of LCG#1 and LCG#2, the BTS allocates HSDPA
of 3rd and 4th LCG with respect to rule:
The bigger LCG or LCG with lower ID is allocated first. If the LCG has
resources on both System Modules, HSDPA is allocated only to System
Module where the LCG in question has more resources. In case the LCG has
equal share of resources on both System Modules, HSDPA is allocated only
to Master System Module.

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Example a):
LCG#1=80%, LCG#2=20%. BTS configuration: FSMD (Master SM) +
FSME (Extension SM).
As a result, HSDPA of the LCG with bigger amount of commissioned
resources (LCG#1) is allocated only to System Module with bigger
capacity (FSME). HSDPA of the LCG with smaller amount of
commissioned resources (LCG#2) is allocated to FSMD.
LCG#2 LCG#1
FSMD FSME
HSDPA
LCG#2 HSDPA LCG#1

Figure 19 FSMD+FSME, LCG share 80% / 20%; HSDPA of LCG with more
resources (LCG#1) is allocated to System Module with bigger capacity (FSME).
Example b):
Two LCGs with 50% share of BTS resources and even number of
Subunits in BTS. BTS configuration: FSMC + FSME.
Both LCGs have the same amount of resources. Thus, HSDPA of
the LCG with lower index (LCG#1) is allocated to System Module
with bigger capacity (FSME). LCG#2 is allocated only to other
System Module (FSMC).
LCG#2 LCG#1
FSMC FSME

HSDPA LCG#2 HSDPA LCG#1

Figure 20 FSMC+FSME, 50%LCG share, even number of SU. HSDPA of LCG#1


is allocated only to System Module with bigger capacity (FSME).
Example c):
Two LCGs with 50% share of BTS resources and odd number of
Subunits in BTS. BTS configuration: FSME + FSMD:
LCG with higher ID (LCG#2) gets one Subunit more than LCG with
lower ID (LCG#1). HSDPA of the LCG with bigger amount of
resources (LCG#2) is allocated only to System Module with bigger
capacity (FSME). HSDPA of LCG#1 is allocated only to other
System Module (FSMD).

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LCG#1 LCG#2
FSMD FSME

HSDPA LCG#1 HSDPA LCG#2

Figure 21 FSMD+FSME, 50% LCG share, odd number of SU. HSDPA of LCG#2
is allocated only to System Module bigger capacity (FSME).

16.3 Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler


commissioned on one of the two System Modules
In case of Flexible LCGs and HSDPA Throughput Step > 0 on one of the
two System Modules, the general rules of HSDPA allocation are as follows:
1) LCG with resources shared on both System Modules has HSDPA allocated
only to System Module with Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler
commissioned.
LCG with resources only on System Module with not commissioned
“Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler” has HSDPA allocated
according to Default rule for HSDPA baseband capacity allocation (Table 48).

16.4 Maximum Throughput per HSDPA Scheduler not


commissioned on any of the two System Modules
In case of Flexible LCGs and HSDPA Throughput Step is not selected the
HSDPA allocation, the rules are as follows:
Rules 1), 2) and 3) from Chapter 16.2 apply. HSDPA is allocated according to
Default rule for HSDPA baseband capacity allocation (Chapter 14).

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17 FSMC/D/E VAM and E-VAM impact on


number of available HS-PDSCH codes –
details
 This is continuation from Chapter 9.10 FSMC/D/E VAM and E-VAM impact
on number of available HS-PDSCH codes
 In case of FSMF, VAM and E-VAM have no impact on number of available
HS-PDSCH codes.
Max achievable UE HSDPA air interface bit rate is calculated with formula:
R = W / SF x M x #HS-PDSCH
Equation 24 Max achievable UE HSDPA air interface bit rate
where:
R - max achievable UE HSDPA air interface bit rate
W - chip rate (3.84 Mcps)
SF - Spreading Factor (16)
M - number of bits per modulated symbol (QPSK: M=2; 16QAM: M=4;
64QAM: M=6)
#HS-PDSCH – max number of available HS-PDSCH codes per cell (up to 15
per cell)
To reach the max achievable UE HSDPA air interface bit rate R, 15 HS-
PDSCH codes are used. With lower number of HS-PDSCH codes, peak UE
HSDPA bit rate R is lower. For example (assumptions: 16 QAM, non-MIMO):
 #HS-PDSCH=15
- R=14.4 Mbps
 #HS-PDSCH=14
- R=13.44 Mbps
 #HS-PDSCH=13
- R=12.48 Mbps

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Note, that in principle 15 HS-PDSCH codes are available for HSDPA user only
when those are available from DL code tree. DL code tree is a shared
resource. Codes from a code tree are in one common pool for both HSDPA
and higher priority traffic like AMR voice. In case of many active AMR calls in
the cell, 15 HS-PDSCH codes might not be available at all times.

17.1 VAM or E-VAM not enabled


In case of System Module HSDPA scheduler with (E-)VAM not enabled cells,
there is no impact on max number of available HS-PDSCH codes per cell
(#HS-PDSCH). Max number of available HS-PDSCH codes per every six
HSDPA cells is 90. Those 90 codes are in one pool and are shared between
up to six cells based on current need. In maximum 15 codes per cell are
available.

17.2 VAM or E-VAM enabled


In case when below inequation is fulfilled per System Module HSDPA
scheduler, then 15 HS-PDSCH codes per cell are available.
#throughputSteps > 12 x Roundup((#nonMIMOcells + 2 x
#MIMOcells) / 6)
where:
#throughputSteps – number of HSDPA Throughput Steps in System Module
#nonMIMOcells – number of non-MIMO cells (non-(E-)VAM cells, (E-)VAM
cells or mix of (E-)VAM with non-(E-)VAM cells)
#MIMOcells – number of MIMO cells ((E-)VAM cells)
In cases when above inequation is not fulfilled, then 15 HS-PDSCH codes
simultaneously per each MIMO stream and each non-MIMO cell is not
guaranteed.
Number of HS-PDSCH codes per scheduler is calculated from Equation 25:
#HS-PDSCH_scheduler = 90 x (Roundup((#nonMIMOcells + 2 x
#MIMOcells) / 6))
Equation 25 Max number of available HS-PDSCH codes per HSDPA scheduler
where:
#HS-PDSCH_scheduler – number of codes per HSDPA scheduler
#nonMIMOcells – number of non-MIMO cells (non-(E-)VAM cells, (E-)VAM
cells or mix of (E-)VAM with non-(E-)VAM cells)
#MIMOcells – number of MIMO cells ((E-)VAM cells)

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Note, that HSDPA scheduler serves up to six cells.


All codes in scheduler are in one common pool for all cells in scheduler. Each
E-VAM cell requires two HS-PDSCH codes in addition. Those two codes are
subtracted from common pool of codes in scheduler and are not used for
HSDPA data transmission in any cell. Each VAM cell requires one HS-PDSCH
code in addition. This one code is subtracted from common pool of codes in
scheduler and is not used for HSDPA data transmission in any cell.
To guarantee 15 HSPDSCH codes per each and every cell at all times,
HSDPA throughput step could be increased.
Example impact on number of codes is presented below:
VAM, non-MIMO:
 Six HSDPA cells and throughputStep <= 12 (up to 84 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per six cells is 84 (on average #HS-PDSCH codes per
cell is 14, but some of the cells still may get 15 codes if other cell has 13 codes at the
moment)
 12 cells and throughputStep <= 24 (up to 168 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per 6 cells + 6 cells is 84 + 84 (average #HS-PDSCH
codes per cell is 14, but some of the cells still may get 15 codes if other cell has 13
codes at the moment)
E-VAM, non-MIMO:
 Six cells and throughputStep <= 12 (up to 84 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per six cells is 78 (on average #HS-PDSCH codes per
cell is 13, but some of the cells still may get 15 codes if other cells has 11 codes or
less)
 12 cells and throughputStep <= 24 (up to 168 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per six cells + six cells is 78 +78 (on average #HS-
PDSCH codes per cell is 13, but some of the cells still may get 15 codes if other cells
has 11 codes or less)
VAM, MIMO:
 three cells and throughputStep <= 12 (up to 84 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per three cells is 87 (on average #HS-PDSCH codes
per cell per MIMO stream is 14-15, some of the cells may get 15 codes per MIMO
stream while other MIMO stream has 14 codes)
E-VAM, MIMO:
 three cells and throughputStep <= 12 (up to 84 Mbps)
- Number of HS-PDSCH codes per three cells is 84 (on average #HS-PDSCH codes
per cell per MIMO stream is 14, some of the cells may get 15 codes per MIMO stream
while other MIMO stream has 13 codes)

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 HSPA frequency mapping is supported in case of BTS configuration with
two System Modules FSMC/D/E.
With the commissioning parameter Mapping HSPA Cell to HW, the
operator can map frequency layers to different System Modules. Some
frequencies can be mapped to one System Module and other frequencies to
another System Module. Both system Modules are used for HSPA.
HSPA frequency mapping is supported only with single LCG on Flexi WCDMA
BTS.
If some frequency layer is mapped to a System Module, the selected System
Module has to provide Common Control Channels, HSUPA, and HSDPA
processing resources (in both cases including schedulers, A-DCH, and SRB
resources) for cells from the assigned frequency layer. In this case, DCH
users from the assigned frequency layer are also allocated at the selected
System Module. However, when the full System Module capacity is occupied,
new DCH users can be allocated on the other System Module.

Figure 22 Frequency layers mapping to System Modules

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19 HSUPA BTS Processing Set allocation


in case of HSPA mapping and Local
Cell Grouping
The total number of HSUPA BTS Processing Set in BTS is shared between
LCGs or between System Modules in case of HSPA frequency mapping.
Sharing is done according to rules presented in the following chapters:
 19.1 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation in case of HSPA
frequency mapping
 19.2 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys allocation in case of Local
Cell Grouping in use
If one LCG has baseband resources from two System Modules, the BTS will
allocate the licensed HSUPA capacity to this System Module where an
HSUPA scheduler exists.

19.1 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys


allocation in case of HSPA frequency mapping
Details on HSPA frequency mapping are found in Chapter 18 HSPA frequency
mapping
In case of Flexi WCDMA BTS with two System Modules and HSPA frequency
mapping in use, HSUPA License Keys (LKs) are split between HSUPA
schedulers proportionally to baseband capacity for traffic use of each System
Module.
The sum of HSUPA LKs allocated to both HSUPA schedulers is always equal
to the total available BB resources required to reach the licensed number of
users and licensed throughput.
The split of HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs between two System Modules is
calculated with following formula:
FSM_1_Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets =

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RoundDown { #SU_FSM1 / (#SU_FSM1 + #SU_FSM2 ) x


#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs } ;

FSM_2_Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets =
RoundDown { #SU_FSM2 / (#SU_FSM1 + #SU_FSM2 ) x
#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs }
Equation 26 Number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets in Flexi System Module 1
and Flexi System Module 2 in case of BTS with one LCG and two HSUPA
schedulers
where:
#SU_FSM1 – number of Subunits available in Flexi System Module 1 (in
example excluding PIC, additional CCCH and HSDPA throughput Subunits)
#SU_FSM2 – number of Subunits available in Flexi System Module 2 (in
example excluding PIC, additional CCCH and HSDPA throughput Subunits)
#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs – total number of HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs
available in BTS
If after calculations with the formula above (Equation 26), the sum of HSUPA
BTS Processing Sets LKs allocated to Flexi System Module 1 and Flexi
System Module 2 is lower than the total number of commissioned HSUPA
BTS Processing Sets, the remaining LK is distributed according to the rule
below:
Remaining HSUPA PS is allocated to FSM with lower number of
HSUPA Processing Set LKs. If both schedulers have the same amount
of HSUPA Processing Sets then remaining HSUPA Processing Set LK
is allocated to HSUPA scheduler located at Master System Module.
For example:
BTS with two FSMEs, 9 cells/20km cell range, HSPA mapping to HW
(FSME1: 6 cells 168Mbps, FSME2: 3 cells 84 Mbps) and six HSUPA BTS
Processing Sets.
After static resources allocation (in this case: HSDPA Throughput
Subunits, additional CCCH resources) each FSME has following number
of available resources for HSUPA and DCH traffic processing:
 FSME1: 12.75 SU
 FSME2: 14.75 SU
The HSUPA Processing Sets are iteratively distributed between FSMEs
proportionally to available resources as follows:
 FSME1: RoundDown { 12.75 SU / (12.75 SU + 14.75 SU) x 6 HSUPA
PS } = 2 HSUPA PSs
 FSME2: RoundDown { 14.75 SU / (12.75 SU + 14.75 SU) x 6 HSUPA
PS } = 3 HSUPA PSs

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As a result of the first iteration, 2 HSUPA PSs are allocated to FSME1,


while 3 HSUPA PSs are allocated to FSME2.
As a result of the second iteration, the remaining HSUPA PS LK is
allocated to FSME with lower number of HSUPA PS LKs (in this case
FSME1 gets the remaining one HSUPA PS LK),
Finally, each FSME gets three HSUPA PS LKs.

19.2 HSUPA BTS Processing Set License Keys


allocation in case of Local Cell Grouping in use
If Baseband pooling is used, the total number of HSUPA BTS Processing Set
License Keys (LKs) available in the BTS is split between LCGs according to
the commissioned share (shareOfHSUPALicences). The
shareOfHSUPALicences parameter is LCG specific. The sum of LCG
shares is always 100%. HSUPA LK share is performed with HSUPA BTS
processing set LK granularity.
To calculate the HSUPA Processing Set LK split between LCGs, the following
formula is recommended:
LCG_1_Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets =
RoundDown { shareOfHSUPALicences_LCG_1 x
#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs };

LCG_2_Number_of_HSUPA_BTS_Processing_Sets =
RoundDown { shareOfHSUPALicences_LCG_2 x
#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs }
Equation 27 Number of HSUPA BTS Processing Sets in LCG 1 and LCG 2 in
case of BTS with Baseband pooling

where:
shareOfHSUPALicences_LCG_1 – share of HSUPA PS LKs commissioned
to LCG 1 with shareOfHSUPALicences parameter
shareOfHSUPALicences_LCG_2 – share of HSUPA PS LKs commissioned
to LCG 2 with shareOfHSUPALicences parameter
#HSUPA_BTS_PS_LKs – total number of HSUPA BTS Processing Set LKs
available in BTS
If after calculations with the formula above (Equation 27), the sum of HSUPA
BTS Processing Sets LKs allocated to LCG 1 and LCG 2 is lower than total

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number of commissioned HSUPA BTS Processing Sets, the remaining LK is


distributed according to the rule:
Remaining HSUPA PS LKs are distributed one by one starting from the LCG
with the lowest ID between LCGs with non-zero shareOfHSUPALicenses.
LCG 1 has lower id than LCG 2.
Example 1: if commissioned shares are LCG#1 50%, LCG#2 50%, and there
are five HSUPA LKs, then LCG1 gets three LKs and LCG2 gets two LKs.
Example 2: six HSUPA PS LKs in BTS and commissioned share is: LCG#1
34%, LCG#2 33%, LCG#3 33%. Based on Equation 27, LCG #1, #2, #3 get
the following number of LKs respectively: two, one and one. Remaining two
LKs are distributed iteratively starting from LCG#1. Final HSUPA PS count:
LCG#1 three LKs, LCG#2 two LKs, LCG#3 one LK.

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Baseband resources can be dynamically exchanged between DCH and
HSUPA use. DCH traffic has higher priority than HSUPA in baseband
resource reservation. It is possible to commission a minimum static (fixed)
reservation for HSUPA, but the rest of the capacity is dynamically allocated to
HSUPA when DCH does not need it.
To have the guaranteed HSUPA service level, it is possible to reserve
minimum capacity only for the use of HSUPA traffic.
The BTS reserves the minimum capacity for HSUPA based on the
commissioning parameter Number of HSUPA resource steps
reserved for HSUPA users. The value for the parameter directly refers
to the HSUPA Resource Steps that are statically allocated for the HSUPA
users and L1 throughput processing. HSUPA throughput may be higher if
there is more capacity available in the BTS and the number of HSUPA PS LKs
do not limit.
If HSPA frequency mapping is in use (see Chapter 18), the static resource
reservation based on the commissioning parameter takes place on HSPA
capable System Module(s). If both System Modules are HSPA capable
(HSDPA schedulers are activated on both System Modules), HSUPA
Resource Steps given with Number of HSUPA resource steps
reserved for HSUPA users are reserved on both System Modules
proportionally to number of cells mapped to each System Module.
#reserved_HSUPA_Resource_Steps_for_SM_N =
#HSUPA_Resource_Steps_reserved_statically × #cells_SM_N /
#cells_BTS
Equation 28 Number of HSUPA Resource Steps statically reserved in BTS with
HSPA frequency mapping
where:
#reserved_HSUPA_Resource_Steps_for_SM_N - number of statically
allocated HSUPA Resource Steps for HSUPA on current System
Module N (“N” iteratively refers to Master SM or Extension SM)

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#HSUPA_Resource_Steps_reserved_statically – value of Number of


HSUPA resource steps reserved for HSUPA users
parameter
#cells_SM_N - number of cells mapped to System Module N
#cells_BTS - number of cells in BTS
The values of #reserved_HSUPA_Resource_Steps_for_SM_N are rounded
to the nearest integer except when fractional parts of the values of
#reserved_HSUPA_Resource_Steps_for_SM_N for Master SM and
Extension SM are equal to 0.5. In this case, the value of
#reserved_HSUPA_Resource_Steps_for_SM_N for Master SM is rounded
up while for ESM it is rounded down.
Note that hybrid HSUPA Processing Set (described in Chapter 10.5) is always
dynamic and cannot be statically reserved.

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21 CS Voice over HSPA


CS Voice over HSPA user consumes Subunits. The consumption depends on
selected TTI.

Number of 2ms TTI CS Voice


Subunit
over HSPA users
10 0.125
20 0.25
30 0.375
40 0.5
50 0.625
60 0.75
70 0.875
80 1
Table 49 FSMF: Number of supported CS Voice over HSPA users in single
Subunit

Number of 2ms TTI CS Voice Number of 10ms TTI CS Voice


Subunit
over HSPA users over HSPA users
10 4 0.25
20 9 0.5
30 13 0.75
40 18 1
Table 50 FSMC/D/E: Number of supported 10ms TTI CS Voice over HSPA users
in single Subunit
CS Voice over HSPA user:

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 decreases the maximum number of HSPA users allowed by HSDPA and


HSUPA scheduler user pool
 decreases the throughput and the number of users allowed by the HSDPA
and HSUPA Processing Set
 does not consume Rel.99 CE LKs
 has the same priority as HSPA user.

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22 HSUPA E-TFCI Table selection


E-DCH Transport Format Combination Indicator (E-TFCI) corresponds to
single Transport Block Size (TBS) transmitted within E-DPCH in single TTI. E-
TFCI table is a set of TBSs, which can be selected for E-DCH transmission. In
case of 10ms TTI transmission 3GPP defines two E-TFCI tables:
 E-TFCI Table 0
 E-TFCI Table 1
In case of 10ms TTI transmission with configured F-DPCH channel
(RAN1201: Fractional DPCH), it is recommended to use E-TFCI Table 1.
Otherwise, if E-TFCI Table 0 is configured for 10ms TTI HSUPA users with F-
DPCH channel, the amount of HSUPA users in baseband gets limited. In case
of E-TFCI Table 1, baseband can support 60% less users than in case of E-
TFCI Table 0. The decoding capacity of a low data rate user with E-TFCI
Table 0 is affected, as in this case the user consumes more baseband
resources than a user with E-TFCI Table 1. As a result, fewer resources are
available for high data rate users.
In case of low data rates (single Mac-d PDU) and E-TFCI Table 0, the
smallest physical channel for sending one MAC-d PDU in a TTI is limited to
Spreading Factor 16 (SF16). It is limited by coding rate, which has constant
threshold value in 3GPP. E-TFCI Table 1 allows usage of physical channel
SF32. Physical channel SF16 requires roughly double baseband resources
compared to SF32 and thus it has direct impact on the amount of users that
can be allocated.
Note that if SF16 or higher physical channel is not allowed then coding rate is
allowed to get smaller values and SF32 is possible for one MAC-d PDU also
with E-TFCI table 0.
To configure E-TFCI Table 1 in case of 10ms F-DPCH E-DCH transmission,
the RNC PRFILE parameter needs to be modified (available from RU30EP2).
Refer to WCDMA RAN and I-HSPA RRM HSUPA document for E-TFCI table
configuration details.

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23 Multi RAB
A Multi RAB call is a single user call with multiple (up to four) services (RABs)
active simultaneously. For example, a UE actively downloading data via
HSDPA service while having simultaneous AMR voice call, has a Multi RAB
service with two RABs established: HSDPA RAB + AMR RAB. General
classification of Multi RAB calls is as follows:
 HSDPA + AMR call
 HSUPA + AMR call
 HSUPA/HSDPA + HSUPA/HSDPA call
 DCH + DCH call

23.1 HSDPA + AMR call resource allocation


If UE has active HSDPA connection (UL: Rel.99, DL: HSDPA) while AMR on
DCH service is established, resources for the AMR service are allocated on
the same System Module FSMC/D/E where HSDPA resources are allocated.
For example:
 two System Modules FSME
 HSDPA scheduler(s) activated only at Master FSME
 Extension FSME processes Rel.99 traffic only
The resources for AMR service of Multi RAB call are allocated only at the
FSME with HSDPA enabled (Master FSME). DCH service of Multi RAB call
consumes Rel.99 CE LKs in UL/DL for DCH processing according to Table 17
Baseband resources required per one Rel.99 traffic channel (FSMC/D/E or
FSMF System Module). In case FSMF+FSMF and LCG is shared between
System Modules, the Rel.99CE for AMR call can be allocated on either Master
or Extension FSMF.

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23.2 HSPA + AMR call resource allocation


If AMR DCH service is established while UE has an active HSPA connection
(UL: HSUPA, DL: HSDPA), the AMR service is processed with already
allocated HSUPA resources. AMR service of Multi RAB call does not require
any additional baseband resources for processing, neither Rel.99 CE LKs in
UL/DL are required.
AMR service of a Multi RAB call is processed on the same FSMC/D/E where
an ongoing HSPA service of a Multi RAB call is processed. In case of
FSMF+FSMF, AMR service can be processed either on Master or Extension
FSMF.
Setup of an AMR service with ongoing HSPA connection may have an impact
on available Baseband resources depending on whether F-DPCH feature is
actively used by the UE:
 HSPA non-FDPCH connection: the newly established AMR service of
Multi RAB call does not have any impact on available baseband
resources;
 HSPA FDPCH connection: if AMR service of Multi RAB call is newly set
up, the HSUPA connection is considered as HSUPA non-FDPCH from
the baseband resource consumption point of view.

23.3 HSUPA/HSDPA + HSUPA/HSDPA call resource


allocation
Each HSUPA/HSDPA service of a Multi RAB call requires UL/DL baseband
resources for processing. One UE with Multi RAB service counts as one UE
from HSUPA and HSDPA Processing Set LKs allowed users point of view.
For example:
 one HSDPA Processing Set 1 (supports up to 32 HSDPA users)
 one HSUPA Processing Set (supports up to 24 HSUPA users)
 one UE with two RABs
Still 23 HSUPA users can be served simultaneously with one Multi RAB UE
considering HSUPA LK (user count) point of view. Adequately in case of
HSDPA Processing Sets, up to 31 HSDPA users can be served in addition to
one Multi RAB UE.

HSDPA scheduler supports up to 238 HSDPA UEs in addition to one HSDPA


Multi RAB UE with two RABs.

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HSUPA scheduler supports up to 238 HSUPA UEs in addition to one HSUPA


Multi RAB UE with two RABs.

23.4 DCH + DCH call resource allocation


Each DCH service of a Multi RAB call requires separate Rel.99 CE baseband
resources in UL/DL for processing. In case of Multi RAB call, equivalent
amount of Rel. 99CEs is consumed as in case of separate DCH Single RAB
calls.
Rel.99 CE LKs for each DCH service in Multi RAB call are required according
to Table 17 Baseband resources required per one Rel.99 traffic channel
(FSMC/D/E or FSMF System Module) For example, 64/64kbps + 64/128kbps
Multi RAB baseband resource reservation is same as baseband resource
reservation for 64/64kbps and 64/128kbps Single RABs.

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24 HSUPA dimensioning tables


This Chapter presents HSUPA dimensioning tables used for dimensioning of
required HSUPA resources (HSUPA Resource Steps referred in Subunits).
Input for the tables are required HSUPA users and required HSUPA
throughput per scheduler (Local Cell Group). Output from the table is the
required number of Subunits for HSUPA users and throughput processing.
Per both FSMF and FSMC/D/E there are four tables depending on the used
features. Click on the Table number to go to directly to the table:
FSMF:
 HSUPA F-DPCH 2ms TTI Table 51
 HSUPA non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI Table 52
 HSUPA F-DPCH 10ms TTI Table 53
 HSUPA non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI Table 54
FSMC/D/E:
 HSUPA F-DPCH 2ms TTI Table 55
 HSUPA non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI Table 56
 HSUPA F-DPCH 10ms TTI Table 57
 HSUPA non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI Table 58
In HSUPA dimensioning tables the assumption is that the HSUPA licensed
capacity is unlimited, as well as the typical use case when the majority of the
users are DL data dominated (E-DCH users in UL in-activity periods in
CELL_DCH, sending small UL data packets like keep alive messages or not
sending at all, but mainly receiving HSDPA data) and the remaining users are
UL data dominated (E-DCH users actively uploading data). DL dominated user
has a reservation in HSUPA BTS scheduler which is an equivalent of following
baseband minimum decoding capacities (L1), depending on current UE TTI
selection:
 10ms TTI: 37.2 kbps (corresponds to 32 kbps in RLC layer)
 2ms TTI: 47.5 kbps (corresponds to 40 kbps in RLC layer)
Moreover in the HSUPA dimensioning tables, the assumption is that:

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 Cell load is available. If cell load is a constraint then throughput will be


lower
 Air or IuB interface can limit actually achieved end to end throughputs
 The actual throughput achieved may be ~10% lower than the numbers
defined in the table due to HSUPA BLER target

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HSUPA data
UEs per
Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13.0 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
1 0.125 0.125 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.125 0.125 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
5~6 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
7~8 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
9~10 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
11~12 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75
13~14 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2
15~16 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
17~18 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
19~20 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
21~22 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
23~24 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
25~26 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
27~28 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.875 1 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
29~30 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.875 1 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
31~32 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
33~34 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
35~36 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
Table 51 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 2ms TTI users)

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HSUPA data
UEs per Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13.0 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
37~38 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
39~40 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
41~44 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
45~48 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
49~52 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1.25 1.375 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.125
53~56 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2.125
57~60 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.875 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.125
61~64 0.875 0.875 1 1 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125
65~68 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.75 1.875 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
69~72 1 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375
73~76 1 1 1.125 1.125 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
77~80 1 1 1 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 2 2.125 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625
81~100 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.5 2.625 2.875 3 3.25 3.25
101~120 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3.25 3.375 3.625
121~140 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.75
141~160 2 2 2 2 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875
161~200 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.25
201~240 3 3 3 3 3 3 3.25 3.5 3.625 3.75 4 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625
241~280 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125
281~320 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.5

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29.0 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42.0 43.4 44.9
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 1.125 1.125 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
9~10 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
11~12 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
13~14 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
15~16 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
17~18 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.75
19~20 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875
21~22 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125
23~24 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
25~26 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75
27~28 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4 4 4
29~30 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.25 4.25
31~32 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
33~34 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
35~36 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625

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HSUPA data UEs


Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29.0 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42.0 43.4 44.9
37~38 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
39~40 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
41~44 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
45~48 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
49~52 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
53~56 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
57~60 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
61~64 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
65~68 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
69~72 2.375 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
73~76 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
77~80 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
81~100 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
101~120 3.75 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4 4.25 4.375 4.625
121~140 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.625
141~160 4 4.25 4.375 4.625 4.75 5 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125
161~200 4.375 4.5 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.875 6 6.25 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375
201~240 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.875 6.125 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7.25 7.375 7.625
241~280 5.25 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.75 6.875 7.125 7.25 7.5 7.75 7.875
281~320 5.625 5.75 5.875 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875 7 7.25 7.375 7.625 7.75 8 8.125

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 2.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
13~14 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75
15~16 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
17~18 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
19~20 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
21~22 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
23~24 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
25~26 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4.125 4.375 4.375
27~28 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4.125 4.375 4.375
29~30 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.375
31~32 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625
33~34 4.625 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875 4.875
35~36 4.625 4.625 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
37~38 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375
39~40 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75
41~44 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25
45~48 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
49~52 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
53~56 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
57~60 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
61~64 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
65~68 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
69~72 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
73~76 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
77~80 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
81~100 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
101~120 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
121~140 4.625 4.75 4.875 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
141~160 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.375 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
161~200 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.625 6.875 6.875
201~240 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625 7.625
241~280 8.125 8.25 8.5 8.625 8.75 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875 8.875
281~320 8.375 8.5 8.75 8.875 9.125 9.25 9.5 9.625 9.875 10 10.125 10.125 10.125 10.125 10.125 10.125 10.125

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UEs per Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13.0 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
1 0.125 0.125 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 0.125 0.125 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0 0 0 0 0 0
3~4 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
5~6 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.75 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
7~8 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.625 0.75 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
9~10 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.75 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
11~12 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75
13~14 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.875 2.125 2.125
15~16 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
17~18 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
19~20 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
21~22 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
23~24 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
25~26 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
27~28 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
29~30 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
31~32 1 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
33~34 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
35~36 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users)

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HSUPA data
UEs per Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13.0 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
37~38 1 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125
39~40 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 2.125 2.125
41~44 1.125 1.125 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2 2 2 2.125 2.125
45~48 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25
49~52 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375
53~56 1.5 1.375 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
57~60 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.875 1.875 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625
61~64 1.625 1.625 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.875 2.875
65~68 1.75 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 3 3
69~72 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125
73~76 2 1.875 2.125 2.125 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
77~80 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.625 2.625 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
81~100 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.875 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.25 4.25
101~120 3 3 3 3 3.25 3.5 3.625 3.875 4 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.875
121~140 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.75 4 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.625 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.375
141~160 4 4 4 4 4.125 4.375 4.625 4.75 4.875 5 5.25 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875
161~200 5 5 5 5 5 5.125 5.375 5.75 5.875 6 6.25 6.25 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875
201~240 6 6 6 6 6 6 6.25 6.625 6.75 7 7.125 7.25 7.5 7.625 7.75 7.875
241~280 7 7 7 7 7 7 7.125 7.375 7.625 7.875 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.625 8.75 8.875
281~320 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 8.125 8.375 8.625 8.875 9.125 9.375 9.5 9.625 9.875

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Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users) -
cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29.0 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42.0 43.4 44.9
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3~4 1.125 1.125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5~6 1.25 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7~8 1.25 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
9~10 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
11~12 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
13~14 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
15~16 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75
17~18 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.75
19~20 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
21~22 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
23~24 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
25~26 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875
27~28 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125
29~30 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.5
31~32 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.75
33~34 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
35~36 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75

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Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users) - cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29.0 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42.0 43.4 44.9
37~38 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
39~40 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
41~44 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
45~48 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
49~52 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
53~56 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
57~60 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
61~64 2.875 2.875 2.875 3 3 3 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
65~68 3 3 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
69~72 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
73~76 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
77~80 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.375 4.75
81~100 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.375 4.375 4.375 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.375 4.75
101~120 5 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.375 5.375 5.375 5.375
121~140 5.625 5.625 5.75 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6.125 6.125 6.125 6.125
141~160 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.625 6.75 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875
161~200 7 7.125 7.25 7.375 7.625 7.625 7.875 8 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
201~240 8 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.625 8.75 9 9.125 9.25 9.375 9.5 9.625 9.75 9.875 10 10.125
241~280 9 9.125 9.25 9.375 9.5 9.625 9.75 10 10 10.25 10.375 10.5 10.625 10.75 10.875 11 11.125
281~320 10 10.125 10.25 10.375 10.5 10.625 10.75 10.875 11 11.25 11.25 11.375 11.625 11.75 11.875 12 12.125

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Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users) -
cont.

HSUPA
data UEs
per Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
HSUPA
46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
scheduler
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3~4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5~6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7~8 2.25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9~10 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11~12 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375
13~14 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875
15~16 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
17~18 2.75 2.875 3.125 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
19~20 3 3 3.125 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
21~22 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
23~24 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
25~26 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 3.875 4 4.25 4.5 4.5
27~28 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.5 4.5
29~30 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
31~32 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
33~34 4.75 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
35~36 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25

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Table 52 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 2ms TTI users) - cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
37~38 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.625
39~40 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875 5.875
41~44 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5
45~48 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
49~52 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
53~56 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
57~60 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
61~64 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
65~68 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
69~72 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
73~76 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
77~80 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
81~100 4.75 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
101~120 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.625 5.625 5.625 5.875 5.875 6 6.25 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
121~140 6.125 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.375 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7
141~160 6.875 7 7 7 7 7.125 7.125 7.125 7.125 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.375 7.375 7.375
161~200 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.625 8.625 8.625 8.625 8.625 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.875 8.875 8.875
201~240 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.375 10.375
241~280 11.25 11.375 11.625 11.75 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875 11.875
281~320 12.25 12.375 12.5 12.625 12.75 13 13.125 13.25 13.375 13.5 13.625 13.625 13.625 13.625 13.625 13.625 13.625

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
1 0.125 0.125 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.125 0.125 0.125 0.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.125 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.375 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.125 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 0.125 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 N/A N/A
13~14 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1 1.125
15~16 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1 1.125
17~18 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1 1.125
19~20 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.125
21~22 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25
23~24 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25
25~26 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25
27~28 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.875 0.875 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.25
29~30 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.25
31~32 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25
33~34 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25
35~36 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25

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Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI users (tentative values) –
cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3
scheduler
37~38 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
39~40 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375
41~44 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
45~48 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 1.125 1.125 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625
49~52 0.75 0.75 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75
53~56 0.75 0.875 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875
57~60 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2 2 2 2 2
61~64 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125
65~68 0.875 0.875 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
69~72 1 1 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375
73~76 1 1 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.625 1.625 1.75 2 2 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.5
77~80 1 1 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.625
81~100 1.25 1.25 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125
101~120 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.875 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.375
121~140 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625
141~160 2 2 2 2.25 2.5 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.875
161~200 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.25 4.375 4.375
201~240 3 3 3 3 3.25 3.625 3.875 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.375 4.5 4.75 4.875 5
241~280 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.75 4 4.375 4.625 4.75 4.875 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.5
281~320 4 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.75 5 5.25 5.5 5.5 5.625 5.625 5.75 5.875 6

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Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) -cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9
scheduler
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 1.125 1.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.375 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23~24 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25~26 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
27~28 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2 2.125 N/A N/A N/A
29~30 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 N/A
31~32 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375
33~34 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375
35~36 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375

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Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) -cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9
scheduler
37~38 9 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375
39~40 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375
41~44 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375
45~48 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
49~52 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
53~56 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
57~60 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
61~64 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
65~68 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5
69~72 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5
73~76 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
77~80 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625
81~100 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375
101~120 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
121~140 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625
141~160 4 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25
161~200 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5
201~240 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.625 6.875 7 7
241~280 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875 7 7.125 7.25 7.375 7.5 7.625
281~320 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875 7 7.125 7.25 7.375 7.5 7.625 7.75 7.875 8 8.125

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Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) -cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23~24 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25~26 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
27~28 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
29~30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
31~32 2.375 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
33~34 2.375 2.5 2.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
35~36 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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Table 53 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI users)- cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
scheduler 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55.0 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
37~38 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
39~40 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
41~44 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3 3.125 3.125 3.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A
45~48 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.5
49~52 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 2.875 3 3 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.5
53~56 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625
57~60 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625
61~64 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625
65~68 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75
69~72 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875
73~76 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875
77~80 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875
81~100 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875
101~120 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
121~140 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625 4.625
141~160 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25
161~200 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625 6.625
201~240 7.25 7.375 7.375 7.5 7.75 7.75 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875 7.875
241~280 7.75 7.875 8 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.625 8.75 8.875 9 9.125 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.25
281~320 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.625 8.75 8.875 9 9.125 9.25 9.375 9.5 9.625 9.75 9.875 10 10.125 10.25

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2
scheduler
1 0.125 0.125 0.125 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.125 0.125 0.25 0.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.125 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.5 0.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 0.25 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 0.25 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.25 N/A N/A N/A
11~12 0.375 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5
13~14 0.375 0.375 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.625
15~16 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625
17~18 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625
19~20 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.625 0.75 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625
21~22 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 1 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75
23~24 0.625 0.625 0.625 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75
25~26 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875
27~28 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 2
29~30 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 2
31~32 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.875 2
33~34 0.875 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.875 2
35~36 0.875 0.875 0.875 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.875 2
37~38 1 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 2 2
39~40 1 1 1 1 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2
Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users)

Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) – cont.

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2
scheduler
41~44 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2
45~48 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125
49~52 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.375 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
53~56 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375
57~60 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625
61~64 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.625 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75
65~68 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3
69~72 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
73~76 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25
77~80 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.125 3.25 3.375
81~100 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 3 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625
101~120 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.875 4
121~140 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.875 4
141~160 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625
161~200 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5.125 5.125 5.25
201~240 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

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Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
24.6 26.1 27.5 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9
scheduler
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 1.625 1.75 1.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 1.75 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 1.75 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 1.875 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.75 N/A
23~24 1.875 1.875 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 3
25~26 1.875 2 2 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 3 3
27~28 2 2 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 3 3
29~30 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 3 3.125
31~32 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.125 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.75 2.875 3 3 3.125
33~34 2.125 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3 3.125
35~36 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
37~38 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
39~40 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125

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Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms
TTI users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
24.6 26.1 27.5 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9
scheduler
41~44 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
45~48 2.125 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
49~52 2.25 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
53~56 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.375 2.5 2.5 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
57~60 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.625 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3.125 3.125
61~64 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.875 2.875 3 3 3.125 3.25
65~68 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3.125 3.125 3.25
69~72 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25
73~76 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.375
77~80 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
81~100 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25
101~120 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125
121~140 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125
141~160 4.75 4.875 5 5.125 5.25 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5
161~200 5.375 5.5 5.625 5.75 5.875 6 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.75 6.875 7 7.125
201~240 6.125 6.125 6.25 6.375 6.5 6.625 6.875 7 7.125 7.25 7.375 7.375 7.625 7.75 7.75

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Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58 59.45 60.9 62.35 63.8 65.25 66.7 68.15 69.6
scheduler
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23~24 3 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25~26 3.125 3.125 3.25 3.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
27~28 3.125 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
29~30 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
31~32 3.125 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 3.875 4 4 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
33~34 3.25 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 4 4 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.25 N/A N/A
35~36 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.5
37~38 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.5
39~40 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.5

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Table 54 HSUPA resource allocation in number of subunits for System Module Rel.3 (non-F-DPCH 10ms TTI users) - cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA
46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58 59.4 60.9 62.3 63.8 65.2 66.7 68.1 69.6
scheduler
41~44 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
45~48 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
49~52 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
53~56 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
57~60 3.25 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
61~64 3.25 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
65~68 3.375 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
69~72 3.375 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 4 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
73~76 3.375 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.75 3.875 4 4.125 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
77~80 3.5 3.5 3.625 3.625 3.75 3.875 3.875 4 4.125 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.375 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75
81~100 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.375 4.5 4.5 4.625 4.75 4.75 4.875 4.875
101~120 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125
121~140 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125 5.125
141~160 6.625 6.75 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875 6.875
161~200 7.25 7.375 7.5 7.625 7.75 7.875 8 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5
201~240 8 8.125 8.125 8.25 8.375 8.625 8.625 8.75 8.875 9 9.125 9.25 9.375 9.5 9.625 9.75 9.875

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29
scheduler
1 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.25 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.75 4 4.5 4.5 5
7~8 0.25 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.25 3.75 4 4.5 4.5 5
9~10 0.25 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3 3.25 3.75 4 4.5 4.5 5
11~12 0.5 0.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 4 4 4.5 4.5 5
13~14 0.5 0.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 4 4 4.5 4.5 5
15~16 0.5 0.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 4 4 4.5 4.5 5
17~18 0.5 0.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.75 3.75 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5
19~20 0.5 0.75 1.75 2.25 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5
21~22 0.75 0.75 1.75 2.25 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25
23~24 0.75 0.75 1.75 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25
25~26 0.75 0.75 1.75 2.25 2.5 2.75 3 3 3 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 4 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25
27~28 0.75 1 1.75 2.25 2.5 2.75 3 3 3 3.25 3.25 3.25 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25
29~30 0.75 1 1.75 2.25 2.5 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.75
31~32 1 1 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.75
33~34 1 1 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.75
35~36 1 1 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.25 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
37~38 1 1 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
39~40 1 1 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
Table 55 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 2ms TTI
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Table 55 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users)– cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29
scheduler
41~44 1.25 1.5 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
45~48 1.25 1.5 1.75 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
49~52 1.5 1.75 2 2.25 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
53~56 1.5 1.75 2 2.25 2.75 3 3.5 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
57~60 1.5 1.75 2 2.25 2.75 3 3.5 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
61~64 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
65~68 1.75 1.75 2 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25
69~72 2 2 2 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6.25 6.25
73~76 2 2 2 3 3 3.5 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6.25 6.75
77~80 2 2 2 3 3 3.5 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6 6.75 6.75 6.75
81~100 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75
101~120 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6.5 6.75 6.75 7 7 7 7.75
121~160 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5.5 6 6 6.5 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8
161~200 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
201~240 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10

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Table 55 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users)-cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 5 5.5 5.75 5.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 5 5.5 5.75 5.75 6 6 6.5 7 7 7 7.75 7.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 5.5 5.5 5.75 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.75 7.75 8 8 8 9 9 9 9.75 9.75
11~12 5.5 5.5 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.75 8 8 8 8 9 9 9.5 10 10
13~14 5.5 5.5 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.75 8 8 8 8 9 9 9.5 10 10
15~16 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.75 8 8 8 8 9 9 9.5 10 10
17~18 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8 8 8 8 9 9 9.5 10 10
19~20 5.5 6 6 6 6.75 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
21~22 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.75 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
23~24 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.75 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
25~26 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
27~28 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
29~30 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
31~32 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
33~34 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
35~36 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.25 7.5 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
37~38 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25
39~40 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

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Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband HSUPA dimensioning tables

Table 55 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users)- cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
scheduler
41~44 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

45~48 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

49~52 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

53~56 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

57~60 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75

61~64 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75

65~68 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75

69~72 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75

73~76 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75

77~80 6.75 7.25 7.25 7.75 7.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.75 11.75

81~100 6.75 7.25 7.25 7.75 7.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.75 11.75

101~120 7.75 7.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.75 11.75

121~160 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.75 12.75

161~200 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.75 13.75

201~240 10 10 10 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 14.25

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HSUPA dimensioning tables Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29
scheduler
1 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.25 0.5 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.5 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4.75 4.75 4.75
7~8 0.5 0.75 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4 4.75 4.75 4.75
9~10 0.5 1 1.5 1.75 2 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5 5 5 5 5.5
11~12 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5.5
13~14 0.75 1 1.75 1.75 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.5
15~16 1 1 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.5
17~18 1 1.25 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3.25 3.5 4 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.75 6.25
19~20 1 1.25 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25
21~22 1.25 1.25 2 2.25 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25
23~24 1.25 1.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25
25~26 1.5 1.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3 3.25 3.75 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.75
27~28 1.5 1.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.75
29~30 1.5 1.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.75
31~32 1.75 1.75 2.5 3 3 3 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.75
33~34 1.75 2 2.5 3 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.75 5 5 5 5 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.75
35~36 2 2 2.75 3 3.5 3.5 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 5 5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75
37~38 2 2.25 2.75 3 3.5 3.5 3.75 4 4 4.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 5 5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75
39~40 2 2.25 2.75 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.25 4.25 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 6.25 6.75 7.25
Table 56 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 2ms TTI
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Table 56 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5 29
scheduler
41~44 2.25 2.5 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4.25 4.25 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75 7.25
45~48 2.5 2.5 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6.25 6.25 6.75 7.25
49~52 2.75 3 3.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.75 5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25
53~56 3 3.25 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.25
57~60 3 3.5 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 6.25 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.25
61~64 3.25 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6 6.25 6.5 6.75 6.75 7.25 7.25 7.75
65~68 3.5 3.75 4 4.75 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.25 6.5 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.75 8.25 8.25
69~72 3.75 4 4 4.75 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.5 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75
73~76 4 4.25 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75
77~80 4 4.25 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75
81~100 5 5 5 5 6 6.5 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 8 8.5 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75
101~120 6 6 6 6 7 7.5 8 8 8 8.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9 9 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25
121~160 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 10 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 11 11 11 11 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 12
161~200 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.75 11.75 11.75 12 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.25 13.75 14.25 14.25 14.25 14.75
201~240 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 14 14 14 14.5 14.5 15 15 15 15 N/A N/A N/A

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HSUPA dimensioning tables Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband

Table 56 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 6 7 7 7 7.75 7.75 7.75 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7 7.75 8 8 8 8.5 9 9 9 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75
11~12 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 8 8 8 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9 9.75 9.75 10 10
13~14 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 8 8 8 8.25 8.25 8.75 9 9 9 9.75 9.75 10 10
15~16 6 6 6.5 6.75 6.75 7 7 8 8 8 8.25 8.25 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10 10
17~18 6.25 6.25 6.5 6.75 6.75 7 7 8 8 8 8.25 8.25 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10 10
19~20 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10 10
21~22 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 10 10 11 11
23~24 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.25 10 10 10 11 11
25~26 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
27~28 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
29~30 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 8.75 9.25 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
31~32 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
33~34 6.75 6.75 6.75 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
35~36 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.5 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
37~38 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.25 9.75 10 10 10 10 10 11 11.25
39~40 7.25 7.25 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 10.5 11 11 11 11 11 11.25

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Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband HSUPA dimensioning tables

Table 56 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 2ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
scheduler
41~44 7.25 7.25 7.75 8 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 9 9.25 9.25 9.75 10 10.5 11 11 11 11.25 11.75 12.25

45~48 7.25 7.25 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.5 10.75 11 11 11 11.25 11.75 12.25

49~52 7.75 7.75 7.75 8 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.5 11 11 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.75 12.25

53~56 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 11 11 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.25

57~60 7.75 7.75 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.25 12.25

61~64 8.25 8.25 8.75 8.75 9.25 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.25 12.25

65~68 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.25 12.25

69~72 8.75 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.25 12.25

73~76 9.25 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.25 13.75

77~80 9.25 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.75 11 11.25 11.75 11.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.25 13.75

81~100 9.75 9.75 10.25 10.25 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.75 13.75 14.25 14.75 14.75

101~120 10.75 10.75 11.25 11.25 11.75 11.75 12.25 12.75 12.75 13.25 13.25 13.25 13.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 14.25 14.75 14.75

121~160 12.75 12.75 12.75 13.25 13.25 13.75 13.75 14.25 14.25 14.75 14.75 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

161~200 14.75 14.75 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

201~240 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5
scheduler
1 0.25 0.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.25 0.5 0.5 0.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.25 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.75 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.5 2 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 0.25 0.75 1 1 1 1 1.5 1.5 2 2 2.5 2.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 0.5 0.75 1 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 0.5 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.5 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 0.5 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 N/A N/A N/A
17~18 0.5 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 N/A
19~20 0.5 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 4
21~22 0.75 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
23~24 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 2 2 2 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
25~26 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
27~28 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
29~30 0.75 1 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
31~32 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
33~34 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
35~36 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
37~38 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
39~40 1 1 1.5 1.75 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 5 5
Table 57 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users)

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Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband HSUPA dimensioning tables

Table 57 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5
41~44 1.25 1.5 2 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6
45~48 1.25 1.5 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6
49~52 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 6
53~56 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 6
57~60 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.5 2.5 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 6 6
61~64 1.75 2 2 2 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 6 6 6
65~68 1.75 2 2 2 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 6 6 6
69~72 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 6 6 6
73~76 2 2 2 2 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 6 6 6
77~80 2 2 2 2 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 6 6 6
81~100 2.5 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 4 4 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 6 6 6
101~120 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6
121~160 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7 7 7.5
161~200 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8
201~240 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8.5 8.5 9 9

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HSUPA dimensioning tables Dimensioning WCDMA RAN: Flexi BTS Baseband

Table 57 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]


data UEs
per HSUPA
scheduler 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 5 5 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23~24 5 5 5 6 6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25~26 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
27~28 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
29~30 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
31~32 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
33~34 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
35~36 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A
37~38 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 N/A N/A
39~40 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9

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Table 57 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]


data UEs
per
HSUPA 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
scheduler
41~44 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
45~48 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
49~52 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
53~56 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
57~60 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9
61~64 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
65~68 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
69~72 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
73~76 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7.5 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
77~80 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 10
81~100 6 6 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
101~120 6 7 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
121~160 7.5 7.5 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11
161~200 8.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9 9.5 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12
201~240 9 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13

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HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per HSUPA
scheduler <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5
1 0.25 0.5 0.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 0.25 0.5 0.5 0.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 0.25 0.5 0.75 0.75 1 1 1.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 0.5 0.75 0.75 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 0.5 0.75 1 1 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2 2.5 2.75 2.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 0.5 1 1 1 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.5 3.5 4.25 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 3.5 3.5 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 N/A N/A N/A
13~14 0.75 1 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.75 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 3.75 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.75 4.75 5.75 5.75
15~16 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2 2.75 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 3.75 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5.75 5.75
17~18 1 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.75 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.75 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5.75 5.75
19~20 1 1.5 1.75 1.75 1.75 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3 3.5 3.75 3.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 6.25 6.25
21~22 1.25 1.5 1.75 1.75 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.75 3.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.75 6.25 6.25
23~24 1.25 1.75 1.75 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.75 3.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5
25~26 1.5 2 2 2 2 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5
27~28 1.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 4 4 4.75 4.75 5 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5
29~30 1.5 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.75 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4.75 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5
31~32 1.75 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3 3 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5
33~34 1.75 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6.5 6.5 6.5
35~36 2 2 2.5 2.5 2.5 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7
37~38 2 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4.5 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7
39~40 2 2.5 2.75 2.75 3 3 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 4 4.5 5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7
Table 58 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users)

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Table 58 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA
data UEs Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]
per
HSUPA <1.0 1.0 2.0 2.9 4.3 5.8 7.2 8.7 10.1 11.6 13 14.5 15.9 17.4 18.8 20.3 21.7 23.2 24.6 26.1 27.5
scheduler
41~44 2.25 2.5 3 3 3 3.75 3.75 4 4 4 4.5 4.75 5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7
45~48 2.5 2.75 3.5 3.5 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.75 5.75 6 6 6 6.5 7 7 7
49~52 2.75 3 3.5 3.5 3.75 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5 5.75 6 6 6.5 6.5 6.5 7 7.5 7.5
53~56 3 3.25 3.75 3.75 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.5
57~60 3 3.5 3.75 4 4 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.5
61~64 3.25 3.75 4 4 4.75 4.75 5 5 5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 7.5 8 8
65~68 3.5 3.75 4.5 4.5 4.75 4.75 5 5 5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 8 8 8.5
69~72 3.75 4 4.5 4.5 4.75 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8 8.5
73~76 4 4.5 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 7 7.5 8 8 8.5 8.5 9
77~80 4 4.5 4.5 5 5 5.5 5.5 6 6 6 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9
81~100 5 5 6 6 6 6.5 6.5 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9.5 9.5
101~120 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 11
121~160 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12
161~200 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12.75 12.75 13.75 13.75 13.75 15 15
201~240 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 N/A N/A N/A

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Table 58 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]


data UEs
per
HSUPA 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
scheduler
1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3~4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5~6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
7~8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
9~10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
11~12 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
13~14 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15~16 6.5 7 7.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
17~18 6.5 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
19~20 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 8.75 8.75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
21~22 6.75 7 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 8.75 8.75 9 9 9 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
23~24 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 8.75 8.75 9 9 9 9 10 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
25~26 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 8.75 8.75 9 9 9 9 10 10.5 11 11 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
27~28 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 N/A N/A
29~30 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5
31~32 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 12 12
33~34 7 7.5 7.5 7.5 8 8.75 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 12 12.5 12.5
35~36 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 8.5 8.75 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 12 12 12.5 12.5
37~38 7.5 7.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11.5 12 12 12.5 12.5
39~40 7.5 7.5 8.5 9 9 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 12 12 12.5 12.5 12.5

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Table 58 HSUPA resource allocation in number of Subunits for System Module Rel.2 (no-F-DPCH 10ms TTI
users) – cont.

HSUPA Baseband minimum decoding capacity [Mbps]


data UEs
per
HSUPA 29 30.4 31.9 33.3 34.8 36.2 37.6 39.1 40.6 42 43.4 44.9 46.4 47.8 49.2 50.7 52.2 53.6 55 56.5 58
scheduler
41~44 7.5 7.5 8.5 9 9 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 12 12 12.5 13.5 13.5
45~48 7.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 12 12 13 13.5 13.5
49~52 7.5 8.5 8.5 9 9 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 12 12.5 12.5 13 13.5 13.5
53~56 7.5 8.5 9 9 9 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 12 12.5 13 13 14 14
57~60 8 8.5 9 9 9 9.5 9.5 10 10 10 11 11 11 11.5 11.5 12 13 13 13.5 14 14
61~64 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10 10 10.5 10.5 10.5 11 11 11 11.5 12 12 13.5 13.5 13.5 14 14
65~68 8.5 8.5 9.5 9.5 10 10 10.5 11 11 11 11.5 12 12 12.5 12.5 12.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 14 14
69~72 8.5 8.5 9.5 9.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 14 14
73~76 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 12.5 12.5 13 13.5 13.5 14 14 14.5 15 15
77~80 9.5 9.5 9.5 10 10.5 11 11 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 12.5 12.5 13 13.5 13.5 14 14 14.5 15 15
81~100 10 10.5 10.5 11 11 11 11.5 12 12.5 12.5 13 13.5 13.5 14 14 14 14.5 14.5 14.5 15 N/A
101~120 11 11 11.5 11.5 12 12 12 12.5 12.5 13 13.5 13.5 14 14 14.5 14.5 14.5 15 15 N/A N/A
121~160 13 13 13 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
161~200 14.75 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
201~240 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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