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Sprint 4G LTE RF Performance Metrics

Sprint 4G LTE RF Performance Metrics

NSN TDD RAN (Macro & Pico)

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Wireless Technology Planning | RAN Performance Standards

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Table of Contents
1 General .......................................................................................................................... 12
1.1 Purpose ...................................................................................................................................... 12
1.2 Responsibility ........................................................................................................................... 12
1.3 Revision History ....................................................................................................................... 12
2 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 14
2.1 KPI Aggregation ........................................................................................................................ 14
2.1.1 Aggregation of Metrics ....................................................................................................... 14
2.1.2 Aggregation Reporting Levels ............................................................................................ 14
2.2 Network Vision OEM Performance Metrics............................................................................ 14
2.3 OEM Counter Collection Requirements .................................................................................. 15
2.4 OEM Data Retention Requirements ........................................................................................ 15
2.5 Reveal Data................................................................................................................................ 15
2.6 UL/DL Configuration Throughput Aspects ............................................................................ 16
3 KPI Definitions ............................................................................................................. 16
3.1 Network Configuration ............................................................................................................ 16
3.1.1 Carrier Count ...................................................................................................................... 16
3.1.2 Sector Count........................................................................................................................ 16
3.1.3 Site Count............................................................................................................................ 16
3.2 Network Accessibility............................................................................................................... 17
3.2.1 Connection Failure Rate ..................................................................................................... 17
3.2.2 RRC Connection Failure Rate ............................................................................................ 17
3.2.3 RRC Connection Requests .................................................................................................. 18
3.2.4 RRC Connection Successes ................................................................................................ 18
3.2.5 RRC Connection Failures ................................................................................................... 18
3.2.6 UE Context Setup Failure Rate ........................................................................................... 18
3.2.7 UE Context Setup Requests ................................................................................................ 18
3.2.8 UE Context Setup Successes .............................................................................................. 19
3.2.9 UE Context Setup Failures.................................................................................................. 19
3.2.10 Initial E-RAB Setup Failure Rate ....................................................................................... 19
3.2.11 Initial E-RAB Setup Requests ............................................................................................ 19
3.2.12 Initial E-RAB Setup Successes ........................................................................................... 20
3.2.13 Initial E-RAB Setup Failures .............................................................................................. 20
3.2.14 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate............................................................................ 20
3.2.15 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests ................................................................................. 20
3.2.16 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes ............................................................................... 20
3.2.17 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failures .................................................................................. 21
3.2.18 Network Connection Failure Rate ...................................................................................... 21
3.2.19 Network RRC Connection Failure Rate ............................................................................. 21
3.2.20 Network RRC Connection Requests ................................................................................... 21
3.2.21 Network RRC Connection Successes ................................................................................. 22
3.2.22 Network RRC Connection Failures .................................................................................... 22
3.2.23 Extended Connection Failure Rate ..................................................................................... 22

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3.2.24 Additional E-RAB Setup Failure Rate ................................................................................ 23


3.2.25 Additional E-RAB Setup Requests ..................................................................................... 23
3.2.26 Additional E-RAB Setup Successes ................................................................................... 23
3.2.27 Additional E-RAB Setup Failures ...................................................................................... 24
3.2.28 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate .................................................................... 24
3.2.29 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests ......................................................................... 24
3.2.30 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes ........................................................................ 24
3.2.31 Additional ERAB QCI[i] Setup Failures ............................................................................ 24
3.2.32 Extended Network Connection Failure Rate ...................................................................... 25
3.2.33 RACH Success rate ............................................................................................................. 25
3.2.34 RACH Attempts .................................................................................................................. 25
3.2.35 RACH Successes ................................................................................................................ 25
3.2.36 RACH Failures.................................................................................................................... 25
3.2.37 RACH Contention Free Success rate .................................................................................. 26
3.2.38 RACH Contention Free Attempts ....................................................................................... 26
3.2.39 RACH Contention Free Successes...................................................................................... 26
3.2.40 RACH Contention Free Failures ......................................................................................... 26
3.2.41 RACH Contention Based Success rate ............................................................................... 26
3.2.42 RACH Contention Based Attempts .................................................................................... 27
3.2.43 RACH Contention Based Successes ................................................................................... 27
3.2.44 RACH Contention Based Failures ...................................................................................... 27
3.2.45 SDC Connection Failure Rate ............................................................................................. 27
3.2.46 RRC Connection Limitation Failure Rate........................................................................... 28
3.2.47 RRC Connection Limitation Failures ................................................................................. 28
3.2.48 RRC Connection Limitation Failure Ratio ......................................................................... 28
3.3 Network Sustainability............................................................................................................. 29
3.3.1 Connection Drop Rate......................................................................................................... 29
3.3.2 E-RAB Connections............................................................................................................ 29
3.3.3 E-RAB Drops ...................................................................................................................... 29
3.3.4 E-RAB eNodeB Drops ........................................................................................................ 29
3.3.5 E-RAB MME Drops ........................................................................................................... 29
3.3.6 Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate ............................................................................................. 30
3.3.7 E-RAB QCI[i] Connections ................................................................................................ 30
3.3.8 E-RAB QCI[i] Drops .......................................................................................................... 30
3.3.9 E-RAB eNodeB QCI[i] Drops ............................................................................................ 30
3.3.10 E-RAB MME QCI[i] Drops................................................................................................ 31
3.3.11 Network Connection Drop Rate.......................................................................................... 31
3.3.12 Network E-RAB Drops ....................................................................................................... 31
3.3.13 Network E-RAB eNodeB Drops ......................................................................................... 31
3.3.14 Network E-RAB MME Drops ............................................................................................ 31
3.3.15 Network Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate .............................................................................. 32
3.3.16 Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops ........................................................................................... 32
3.3.17 Network E-RAB eNodeB QCI[i] Drops ............................................................................. 32
3.3.18 Network E-RAB MME QCI[i] Drops................................................................................. 32
3.3.19 E-RAB Modification Failure Rate ...................................................................................... 32

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3.3.20 E-RAB Modification Requests ........................................................................................... 33


3.3.21 E-RAB Modification Successes .......................................................................................... 33
3.3.22 E-RAB Modification Failures ............................................................................................. 33
3.3.23 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failure Rate .......................................................................... 33
3.3.24 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Requests................................................................................ 34
3.3.25 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Successes .............................................................................. 34
3.3.26 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failures ................................................................................. 34
3.3.27 RRC Connection Reestablishment Failure Rate ................................................................. 34
3.3.28 RRC Connection Reestablishment Requests ...................................................................... 34
3.3.29 RRC Connection Reestablishment Successes ..................................................................... 35
3.3.30 RRC Connection Reestablishment Failures ........................................................................ 35
3.3.31 SDC Connection Drop Rate ................................................................................................ 35
3.3.32 SDC Network Connection Drop Rate ................................................................................. 35
3.4 Network Capacity ..................................................................................................................... 35
3.4.1 RRC Average Connected User Number ............................................................................. 35
3.4.2 DL Average Sector Throughput.......................................................................................... 36
3.4.2.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 36
3.4.3 DL Peak Sector Throughput ............................................................................................... 36
3.4.3.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 37
3.4.4 DL PDCP Data Volume ...................................................................................................... 37
3.4.5 DL Average RF Utilization ................................................................................................. 37
3.4.6 DL Peak RF Utilization ...................................................................................................... 37
3.4.6.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 38
3.4.7 UL Average RF Utilization ................................................................................................. 38
3.4.8 UL Peak RF Utilization ...................................................................................................... 38
3.4.8.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 38
3.4.9 DL Average Data Capacity Utilization ............................................................................... 39
3.4.10 DL MAC Data Volume ....................................................................................................... 39
3.4.11 UL MAC Data Volume ....................................................................................................... 39
3.4.12 UL Average Sector Throughput.......................................................................................... 39
3.4.12.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 39
3.4.13 UL Peak Sector Throughput ............................................................................................... 40
3.4.13.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 40
3.4.14 UL PDCP Data Volume ...................................................................................................... 40
3.4.15 DL Average Payload Utilization ......................................................................................... 40
3.4.16 UL Average Payload Utilization ......................................................................................... 41
3.4.17 DL Average Overhead RF Utilization ................................................................................ 41
3.4.18 UL Average Overhead RF Utilization ................................................................................ 41
3.4.19 RRC Peak Connected User Number ................................................................................... 41
3.4.19.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 42
3.4.20 DL Average Active User Number ...................................................................................... 42
3.4.21 UL Average Active User Number ...................................................................................... 42
3.4.22 E-RAB Average Connections ............................................................................................. 42
3.4.23 GBR E-RAB Average Connections .................................................................................... 42
3.4.24 Non-GBR E-RAB Average Connections............................................................................ 43

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3.4.25 QCI[i] E-RAB Average Connections ................................................................................. 43


3.4.26 DL Average Sector Data Rate............................................................................................. 43
3.4.27 DL Average GBR Sector Data Rate ................................................................................... 43
3.4.28 DL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate ........................................................................... 43
3.4.29 DL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate ................................................................................. 44
3.4.30 UL Average Sector Data Rate............................................................................................. 44
3.4.31 UL Average GBR Sector Data Rate ................................................................................... 44
3.4.32 UL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate ........................................................................... 44
3.4.33 UL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate ................................................................................. 45
3.4.34 DL Average Scheduled User Number ................................................................................ 45
3.4.35 UL Average Scheduled User Number ................................................................................ 45
3.4.36 DL Peak Sector Data Rate .................................................................................................. 45
3.4.37 DL Average UE Throughput .............................................................................................. 45
3.4.38 DL Active UE Time ............................................................................................................ 46
3.4.39 UL Average UE Throughput .............................................................................................. 46
3.4.40 UL Active UE Time ............................................................................................................ 46
3.4.41 DL Peak UE Throughput .................................................................................................... 46
3.4.41.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 46
3.4.42 UL Peak UE Throughput .................................................................................................... 47
3.4.42.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 47
3.4.43 DL Packet Discard Rate ...................................................................................................... 47
3.4.44 DL QCI[i] Packet Discard Rate .......................................................................................... 47
3.4.45 DL Packet Loss Rate ........................................................................................................... 48
3.4.46 DL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate ............................................................................................... 48
3.4.47 UL Packet Loss Rate ........................................................................................................... 48
3.4.48 UL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate ............................................................................................... 48
3.4.49 DL Average UE QCI[i] Throughput ................................................................................... 49
3.4.50 DL Average UE Non-GBR Throughput ............................................................................. 49
3.4.51 DL Average Cell IP Throughput......................................................................................... 49
3.4.52 DL PDCP Binary Data Volume .......................................................................................... 49
3.4.53 UL PDCP Binary Data Volume .......................................................................................... 50
3.4.54 DL MAC Binary Data Volume ........................................................................................... 50
3.4.55 UL MAC Binary Data Volume ........................................................................................... 50
3.4.56 DL Average Active User Number (Scheduled Time Only) ................................................ 50
3.4.57 UL Average Active User Number (Scheduled Time Only) ................................................ 50
3.4.58 DL PDCCH CCE Utilization .............................................................................................. 51
3.4.59 DL PDCCH CCE Utilization (Max Allocatable)................................................................ 51
3.4.60 DL PDCCH CCE Allocation Ratio..................................................................................... 51
3.4.61 DL PDCCH Average CCE Scheduled ................................................................................ 51
3.4.62 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 1 Count ................................................................... 52
3.4.63 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 2 Count ................................................................... 52
3.4.64 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 4 Count ................................................................... 52
3.4.65 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 8 Count ................................................................... 52
3.5 Network Mobility ...................................................................................................................... 52
3.5.1 Inter-ENB HO Success Rate ............................................................................................... 52

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3.5.2 Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate....................................................................................... 53


3.5.3 Inter-ENB HO Prep Successes............................................................................................ 53
3.5.4 Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures ............................................................................................... 53
3.5.5 Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts ............................................................................................. 53
3.5.6 Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate ...................................................................................... 53
3.5.7 Inter-ENB HO Exec Successes ........................................................................................... 54
3.5.8 Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures .............................................................................................. 54
3.5.9 Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts ............................................................................................ 54
3.5.10 Intra-ENB HO Success Rate ............................................................................................... 54
3.5.11 Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate....................................................................................... 54
3.5.12 Intra-ENB HO Prep Successes............................................................................................ 55
3.5.13 Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures ............................................................................................... 55
3.5.14 Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts ............................................................................................. 55
3.5.15 Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate ...................................................................................... 55
3.5.16 Intra-ENB HO Exec Successes ........................................................................................... 55
3.5.17 Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures .............................................................................................. 56
3.5.18 Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts ............................................................................................ 56
3.5.19 X2 HO Success Rate ........................................................................................................... 56
3.5.20 X2 HO Prep Success Rate................................................................................................... 56
3.5.21 X2 HO Prep Successes........................................................................................................ 56
3.5.22 X2 HO Prep Failures ........................................................................................................... 57
3.5.23 X2 HO Prep Attempts ......................................................................................................... 57
3.5.24 X2 HO Exec Success Rate .................................................................................................. 57
3.5.25 X2 HO Exec Successes ....................................................................................................... 57
3.5.26 X2 HO Exec Failures .......................................................................................................... 57
3.5.27 X2 HO Exec Attempts ........................................................................................................ 58
3.5.28 S1 HO Success Rate............................................................................................................ 58
3.5.29 S1 HO Prep Success Rate ................................................................................................... 58
3.5.30 S1 HO Prep Successes ........................................................................................................ 58
3.5.31 S1 HO Prep Failures ........................................................................................................... 58
3.5.32 S1 HO Prep Attempts.......................................................................................................... 59
3.5.33 S1 HO Exec Success Rate................................................................................................... 59
3.5.34 S1 HO Exec Successes........................................................................................................ 59
3.5.35 S1 HO Exec Failures ........................................................................................................... 59
3.5.36 S1 HO Exec Attempts ......................................................................................................... 59
3.5.37 eHRPD HO Success Rate ................................................................................................... 59
3.5.38 eHRPD HO Prep Success Rate ........................................................................................... 60
3.5.39 eHRPD HO Prep Successes ................................................................................................ 60
3.5.40 eHRPD HO Prep Failures ................................................................................................... 60
3.5.41 eHRPD HO Prep Attempts ................................................................................................. 60
3.5.42 eHRPD HO Exec Success Rate .......................................................................................... 61
3.5.43 eHRPD HO Exec Successes ............................................................................................... 61
3.5.44 eHRPD HO Exec Failures .................................................................................................. 61
3.5.45 eHRPD HO Exec Attempts ................................................................................................. 61
3.5.46 Inter-ENB HI Success Rate ................................................................................................ 61

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3.5.47 Inter-ENB HI Prep Success Rate ........................................................................................ 62


3.5.48 Inter-ENB HI Prep Successes ............................................................................................. 62
3.5.49 Inter-ENB HI Prep Failures ................................................................................................ 62
3.5.50 Inter-ENB HI Prep Attempts .............................................................................................. 62
3.5.51 Inter-ENB HI Exec Success Rate ....................................................................................... 63
3.5.52 Inter-ENB HI Exec Successes ............................................................................................ 63
3.5.53 Inter-ENB HI Exec Failures................................................................................................ 63
3.5.54 Inter-ENB HI Exec Attempts .............................................................................................. 63
3.5.55 X2 HI Success Rate ............................................................................................................ 64
3.5.56 X2 HI Prep Success Rate .................................................................................................... 64
3.5.57 X2 HI Prep Successes ......................................................................................................... 64
3.5.58 X2 HI Prep Failures ............................................................................................................ 64
3.5.59 X2 HI Prep Attempts .......................................................................................................... 64
3.5.60 X2 HI Exec Success Rate ................................................................................................... 65
3.5.61 X2 HI Exec Successes ........................................................................................................ 65
3.5.62 X2 HI Exec Failures............................................................................................................ 65
3.5.63 X2 HI Exec Attempts .......................................................................................................... 65
3.5.64 S1 HI Success Rate ............................................................................................................. 65
3.5.65 S1 HI Prep Success Rate ..................................................................................................... 66
3.5.66 S1 HI Prep Successes .......................................................................................................... 66
3.5.67 S1 HI Prep Failures ............................................................................................................. 66
3.5.68 S1 HI Prep Attempts ........................................................................................................... 66
3.5.69 S1 HI Exec Success Rate .................................................................................................... 66
3.5.70 S1 HI Exec Successes ......................................................................................................... 67
3.5.71 S1 HI Exec Failures ............................................................................................................ 67
3.5.72 S1 HI Exec Attempts .......................................................................................................... 67
3.5.73 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Success Rate .................................................................... 67
3.5.74 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate ............................................................ 68
3.5.75 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Successes ................................................................. 68
3.5.76 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Failures .................................................................... 68
3.5.77 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Attempts .................................................................. 68
3.5.78 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate ........................................................... 69
3.5.79 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Successes ................................................................ 69
3.5.80 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Failures ................................................................... 69
3.5.81 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Attempts ................................................................. 69
3.5.82 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Success Rate .................................................................... 70
3.5.83 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate ............................................................ 70
3.5.84 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Successes ................................................................. 70
3.5.85 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Failures .................................................................... 70
3.5.86 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Attempts .................................................................. 71
3.5.87 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate ........................................................... 71
3.5.88 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Successes ................................................................ 71
3.5.89 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Failures ................................................................... 71
3.5.90 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Attempts ................................................................. 72
3.5.91 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Success Rate .................................................................... 72

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3.5.92 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate ............................................................ 72


3.5.93 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Successes ................................................................. 72
3.5.94 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Failures .................................................................... 73
3.5.95 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Attempts .................................................................. 73
3.5.96 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate ........................................................... 73
3.5.97 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Successes ................................................................ 73
3.5.98 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Failures ................................................................... 74
3.5.99 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Attempts ................................................................. 74
3.5.100 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Success Rate ................................................................ 74
3.5.101 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate ........................................................ 74
3.5.102 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Successes ............................................................. 75
3.5.103 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Failures ................................................................ 75
3.5.104 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Attempts .............................................................. 75
3.5.105 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate ....................................................... 75
3.5.106 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Successes ............................................................ 76
3.5.107 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Failures................................................................ 76
3.5.108 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Attempts .............................................................. 76
3.6 Network Paging ........................................................................................................................ 76
3.6.1 Paging Discard Rate ............................................................................................................ 76
3.6.2 Pages Discarded .................................................................................................................. 77
3.6.3 Pages Broadcasted .............................................................................................................. 77
3.6.4 Pages Received ................................................................................................................... 77
3.7 Network Quality ........................................................................................................................ 77
3.7.1 Average CQI ....................................................................................................................... 77
3.7.2 CQI[i] Reported Count ....................................................................................................... 78
3.7.3 Tx Diversity CQI[i] Reported Count .................................................................................. 78
3.7.4 MIMO CQI[i] Reported Count ........................................................................................... 78
3.7.5 RSRP xx Distribution ......................................................................................................... 78
3.7.6 RSRP xx Reported Count ................................................................................................... 79
3.7.7 RSRQ xx Distribution ......................................................................................................... 79
3.7.8 RSRQ xx Reported Count ................................................................................................... 80
3.7.9 DL QPSK MCS Distribution .............................................................................................. 81
3.7.10 DL 16QAM MCS Distribution ........................................................................................... 81
3.7.11 DL 64QAM MCS Distribution ........................................................................................... 81
3.7.12 DL QPSK MCS Reported Count ........................................................................................ 81
3.7.13 DL 16QAM MCS Reported Count ..................................................................................... 82
3.7.14 DL 64QAM MCS Reported Count ..................................................................................... 82
3.7.15 DL MCS[i] Reported Count................................................................................................ 82
3.7.16 UL QPSK MCS Distribution .............................................................................................. 82
3.7.17 UL 16QAM MCS Distribution ........................................................................................... 82
3.7.18 UL 64QAM MCS Distribution ........................................................................................... 83
3.7.19 UL QPSK MCS Reported Count ........................................................................................ 83
3.7.20 UL 16QAM MCS Reported Count ..................................................................................... 83
3.7.21 UL 64QAM MCS Reported Count ..................................................................................... 83
3.7.22 UL MCS[i] Reported Count................................................................................................ 84

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3.7.23 DL MCS[i] BLER ............................................................................................................... 84


3.7.24 UL MCS[i] BLER ............................................................................................................... 84
3.8 Network Availability ................................................................................................................ 84
3.8.1 ENB Cell Availability ......................................................................................................... 84
3.8.2 ENB Cell Unavailable Time ............................................................................................... 84
3.8.3 ENB Cell OMW Availability.............................................................................................. 85
3.8.4 ENB Cell OMW Unavailable Time .................................................................................... 85
3.9 Network Latency....................................................................................................................... 85
3.9.1 DL IP Latency ..................................................................................................................... 85
3.9.2 DL IP QCI[i] Latency ......................................................................................................... 86
3.9.3 DL PDCP SDU Latency ..................................................................................................... 86
3.9.4 DL PDCP SDU QCI[i] Latency .......................................................................................... 86
3.9.5 RRC Average Connection Duration ................................................................................... 86
3.9.6 Intra-eNB Average HO Latency ......................................................................................... 87
3.9.7 Intra-eNB Maximum HO Latency ...................................................................................... 87
3.9.7.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 87
3.9.8 X2 Average HO Latency .................................................................................................... 87
3.9.9 X2 Maximum HO Latency ................................................................................................. 87
3.9.9.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 88
3.9.10 S1 Average HO Latency ..................................................................................................... 88
3.9.11 S1 Maximum HO Latency .................................................................................................. 88
3.9.11.1 Aggregation Methodology .............................................................................................. 88
3.9.12 Inter-eNB Average HO Latency ......................................................................................... 89
3.10 Hardware Resources............................................................................................................. 89
3.10.1 eNB CPU Load xx Distribution .......................................................................................... 89
3.10.2 eNB CPU Load xx Reported Count .................................................................................... 89
3.11 Load Balancing ...................................................................................................................... 89
3.11.1 Inter-ENB LB HO Success Rate ......................................................................................... 89
3.11.2 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Success Rate ................................................................................ 90
3.11.3 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Successes ..................................................................................... 90
3.11.4 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Failures......................................................................................... 90
3.11.5 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Attempts ....................................................................................... 90
3.11.6 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Success Rate ................................................................................ 90
3.11.7 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Successes ..................................................................................... 91
3.11.8 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Failures ........................................................................................ 91
3.11.9 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Attempts ...................................................................................... 91
3.11.10 Intra-ENB LB HO Success Rate ..................................................................................... 91
3.11.11 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Success Rate ............................................................................. 91
3.11.12 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Successes .................................................................................. 92
3.11.13 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Failures ..................................................................................... 92
3.11.14 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Attempts ................................................................................... 92
3.11.15 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Success Rate ............................................................................ 92
3.11.16 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Successes ................................................................................. 92
3.11.17 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Failures .................................................................................... 93
3.11.18 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Attempts .................................................................................. 93

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3.12 Call Admission Control (CAC) .............................................................................................. 93


3.13 ENIQ Event Metrics ............................................................................................................... 93
3.13.1 Initial Attach Attempts ........................................................................................................ 93
3.13.2 Initial Attach Successes ...................................................................................................... 93
3.13.3 Initial Attach Failures ......................................................................................................... 94
3.13.4 Initial Attach Failure Rate ................................................................................................... 94
3.13.5 Initial Attach Latency ......................................................................................................... 94
3.13.6 Initial Attach Latency Minimum ........................................................................................ 94
3.13.7 Initial Attach Latency Maximum ........................................................................................ 94
3.13.8 TAU Request Attempts ....................................................................................................... 95
3.13.9 TAU Request Successes ..................................................................................................... 95
3.13.10 TAU Request Failures ..................................................................................................... 95
3.13.11 TAU Request Failure Rate .............................................................................................. 95
3.13.12 TAU Request Latency ..................................................................................................... 95
3.13.13 TAU Request Latency Minimum .................................................................................... 96
3.13.14 TAU Request Latency Maximum ................................................................................... 96
3.13.15 Service Request Attempts ............................................................................................... 96
3.13.16 Service Request Successes .............................................................................................. 96
3.13.17 Service Request Failures ................................................................................................. 96
3.13.18 Service Request Failure Rate .......................................................................................... 97
3.13.19 Service Request Latency ................................................................................................. 97
3.13.20 Service Request Latency Minimum ................................................................................ 97
3.13.21 Service Request Latency Maximum ............................................................................... 97
3.14 eCSFB ..................................................................................................................................... 97
3.14.1 1xRTT Pre-Registration Success Rate ................................................................................ 97
3.14.2 CSFB Parameter Requests .................................................................................................. 98
3.14.3 CSFB Parameter Responses ................................................................................................ 98
3.14.4 eCSFB Handover Success Rate .......................................................................................... 98
3.14.5 eCSFB Handover Attempts................................................................................................. 98
3.14.6 eCSFB UL Handover Preparation Transfer Messages ....................................................... 98
3.14.7 eCSFB Handover Successes ............................................................................................... 99
3.14.8 eCSFB Redirection Rate ..................................................................................................... 99
3.14.9 eCSFB Redirections ............................................................................................................ 99
3.15 Power Measurements ........................................................................................................... 99
3.15.1 Channel Received Interference Power ................................................................................ 99
3.15.2 Min Channel Received Interference Power ...................................................................... 100
3.15.3 Max Channel Received Interference Power ..................................................................... 100
3.15.4 PRB Average Received Interference Power ..................................................................... 100
3.15.5 Min PRB Average Received Interference Power ............................................................. 100
3.15.6 Max PRB Average Received Interference Power ............................................................. 101
3.15.7 PRB1 Received Interference Power.................................................................................. 101
3.15.8 PRB2 Received Interference Power.................................................................................. 101
3.15.9 PRB3 Received Interference Power.................................................................................. 101
3.15.10 PRB4 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 101
3.15.11 PRB5 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 102

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3.15.12 PRB6 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 102


3.15.13 PRB7 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 102
3.15.14 PRB8 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 102
3.15.15 PRB9 Received Interference Power .............................................................................. 102
3.15.16 PRB10 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 103
3.15.17 PRB11 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 103
3.15.18 PRB12 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 103
3.15.19 PRB13 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 103
3.15.20 PRB14 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 104
3.15.21 PRB15 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 104
3.15.22 PRB16 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 104
3.15.23 PRB17 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 104
3.15.24 PRB18 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 104
3.15.25 PRB19 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 105
3.15.26 PRB20 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 105
3.15.27 PRB21 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 105
3.15.28 PRB22 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 105
3.15.29 PRB23 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 105
3.15.30 PRB24 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 106
3.15.31 PRB25 Received Interference Power ............................................................................ 106
3.16 CMAS .................................................................................................................................... 106
3.16.1 CMAS Warning Requests ................................................................................................. 106
3.16.2 CMAS Warning Responses .............................................................................................. 106
3.16.3 CMAS Kill Requests......................................................................................................... 106
3.16.4 CMAS Kill Responses ...................................................................................................... 107

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1 General

1.1 Purpose

The purpose of this document is to provide RF performance guidelines and KPI


specifications for Sprint’s 4G Network. This document will be used by Sprint RF
Engineering to understand high level network performance metrics.

1.2 Responsibility

The 4G National RF Performance Engineering team is responsible for updating, and


monitoring the application of the guidelines described in this document. Please
contact the following, if there are questions regarding these planning guidelines.

Christopher Shrader, Network performance (704-921-7413)


christopher.shraderu@sprint.com

Hemanth Pawar, Network performance (703-592-3204)


hemanth.pawar@sprint.com

1.3 Revision History

Date Version Document Owner Comments


03/17/2013 5.0 Christopher Shrader Original document

05/16/2014 5.1 Christopher Shrader Added Section 3.4.58-65


Updated Section 3.3.11, 3.4.5, 3.4.7,
3.4.2.1, 3.4.12.1, 3.8.3-4

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2 Introduction
2.1 KPI Aggregation
2.1.1 Aggregation of Metrics

Application of a metric to clusters of cells and multiple RAN reporting periods requires the
summation of each individual counter in the equation over all cells and RAN reporting
periods to be included. The aforementioned aggregation methodology will be the basis of
all KPI calculations in this document. In cases where the KPI calculation is being applied to
a single call for a single RAN reporting interval the summation of each individual counter is
not required.

Exceptions to this aggregation rule if they exist will be outlined within the specific KPI
sections.

2.1.2 Aggregation Reporting Levels


In addition to the 15 minutes RAN reporting periods the following aggregated metric levels
will be required for reporting:
 Hourly
 Daily
 Weekly
 Monthly

2.2 Network Vision OEM Performance Metrics

The Network Vision program requirements for market acceptance consist of network
performance metric achievements. These market acceptance network performance
metrics may have a different nomenclature in FLUX than referenced by the Network Vision
documentation. A table listing the Network Vision metric nomenclature to the FLUX metric
nomenclature is included below for reference. Please note that load balancing is not a
supported feature by the OEM and its associated metrics will be determined at a later date
when the feature becomes available.

Network Vision OEM Performance Metric FLUX Metric


Connection Drop Rate Network Connection Drop Rate
Connection Failure Rate Connection Failure Rate
Average Sector Throughput Average Sector Throughput
Peak Sector Throughput Peak Sector Throughput
Average Downlink RF Utilization DL Average RF Utilization
Peak Downlink RF Utilization DL Peak RF Utilization

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Average Uplink RF Utilization UL Average RF Utilization


Peak Uplink RF Utilization UL Peak RF Utilization
Handover success rate (MS-initiated, inter Inter-ENB HO Success Rate
BS handover)
Handover success rate (MS-initiated, intra Intra-ENB HO Success Rate
BS handover)
Load balancing N/A
Handover success rate (BS-initiated, inter BS N/A
handover)
Handover success rate (BS-initiated, intra BS N/A
handover)
CINR Criteria N/A

2.3 OEM Counter Collection Requirements

The Network Vision program counter collection requirements are to collect all available
OM counters. Due to the deployment of a new network technology the ability to use any of
the reported counters in the future needs to available.

2.4 OEM Data Retention Requirements

The Network Vision program data retention requirements have been mutually agreed upon
between the Flux architecture team and the National 4G RF Performance Team and are as
follows for reference:

Data Retention Targets


Raw 15 minute RAN data – 10 days
Hourly aggregated data – 90 days
Daily aggregated data – 3 years

2.5 Reveal Data

The Network Vision program requires aggregated data from the Reveal platform to be
transferred and loaded into Flux for KPI Performance Monitoring. Aggregated ENIQ Event
data should be in the same manner as RAN OM data such that quarter hour data in local
eNB time is reported and designated of the time at the start of the quarter hour.
Aggregated data should be indexed by the following fields; DATE, HOUR, QHOUR, MARKET,
ENODEB, CELL, MME GROUP ID, MME CODE, SGW, PGW, UE OEM, UE MODEL, UE MODEL
SW VERSION. All ENIQ Event data from the Reveal platform referenced in KPI calculations
shall be preceded by [Reveal.] for clarification purposes.

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2.6 UL/DL Configuration Throughput Aspects

The Network Vision program’s throughput KPIs may need to account for the TDD
deployment UL/DL Configuration setting which defines within a radio frame the amount
and sequence of UL and DL sub-frames. Throughput calculations with time components
larger than a frame (10ms) will not be impacted by the UL/DL Configuration due to the
inherent time averaging of the UL sub-frames. Throughput calculations with time
components less than a frame (10ms) will be impacted by the UL/DL Configuration and the
formula will have to account for time averaging of the UL sub-frames. UL/DL Configuration
1 and Special Sub-Frame Structure of 4 with the UpPTS used as additional Guard Period
will be deployed in the Sprint TDD network. Based on this deployment 6 of the 10 sub-
frames would be used for DL and 4 of the 10 frames would be used for UL. Throughput
calculations based on time components of sub-frames (TTIs) will be normalized to account
for time averaging of the DL or UL sub-frames. DL Throughputs will be factored by 0.6 ( 6
out of 10 sub-frames) and UL Throughputs will be factored by 0.4 ( 4 out of 10 sub-frames).
Throughput calculations that are scaled by utilization will be factored by 0.9762 to account
for the median error associated with Special Sub-Frame potential capacity.

3 KPI Definitions

3.1 Network Configuration


3.1.1 Carrier Count

This metric will measure the amount of carriers on the network

3.1.2 Sector Count

This metric will measure the amount of sectors on the network

3.1.3 Site Count

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This metric will measure the amount of sites on the network

3.2 Network Accessibility

3.2.1 Connection Failure Rate

The Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
not be provided with initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers. Unsuccessful attempts are
compared with total attempts for all parts of the E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer establishment
including RRC Connection, UE Context, and Initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer. All
connection requests are included in this metric including initial attaches and service requests.
UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware
of the UE from an initial request, are excluded from this metric. The UE Context component
relates only to logical S1 connections. It should be noted that failures (RF and NAS Reject) after
UE Context Setup Successes and before the Initial ERAB Setup Request are unaccounted for in
this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃
(1 −
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
× )
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.2 RRC Connection Failure Rate

The RRC Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to not be provided with an RRC Connection. Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total
attempts. All connection requests are included in this metric including initial attaches and
service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the
eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷


+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺 − 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺

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3.2.3 RRC Connection Requests

The RRC Connection Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Requests on the network. All connection requests are included in this metric
including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC
Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are
excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷


+ 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺

3.2.4 RRC Connection Successes

The RRC Connection Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Successes on the network.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃

3.2.5 RRC Connection Failures

The RRC Connection Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Failures on the network. All connection requests are included in this metric
including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC
Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are
excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷


+ 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺
− 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃

3.2.6 UE Context Setup Failure Rate

The UE Context Setup Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to not be provided a logical S1 connection. Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total
attempts.

3.2.7 UE Context Setup Requests

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The UE Context Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of attempted UE
associated logical S1 connection establishments from the eNodeB to the MME.

UE_LOG_S1_SETUP

3.2.8 UE Context Setup Successes

The UE Context Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of successful
UE associated logical S1 connection establishments from the eNodeB to the MME.

3.2.9 UE Context Setup Failures

The UE Context Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of unsuccessful
UE associated logical S1 connection establishments from the eNodeB to the MME.

3.2.10 Initial E-RAB Setup Failure Rate

The Initial E-RAB Setup Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to not be provided initial E-RABs. Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total
attempts.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3


+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.11 Initial E-RAB Setup Requests

The Initial E-RAB Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of initial E-
RABs attempted to setup.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

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3.2.12 Initial E-RAB Setup Successes

The Initial E-RAB Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of initial E-
RABs successfully established.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.13 Initial E-RAB Setup Failures

The Initial E-RAB Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of initial E-
RABs unsuccessfully established.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4
+ 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1
− 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
− 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.14 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate

The Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for
an end-user to not be provided initial E-RABs for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..4).
Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.15 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests

The Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
initial E-RABs attempted to setup for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.16 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes

The Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
initial E-RABs successfully established for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

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3.2.17 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failures

The Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
initial E-RABs unsuccessfully established for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.18 Network Connection Failure Rate

The Network Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to not be provided with E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers. Unsuccessful attempts are
compared with total attempts for all parts of the E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer establishment
including RRC Connection, UE Context, and Initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer. All
connection requests are included in this metric including initial attaches and service requests.
UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware
of the UE from an initial request, are included in this metric. The UE Context component relates
only to logical S1 connections. It should be noted that failures (RF and NAS Reject) after UE
Context Setup Successes and before the Initial ERAB Setup Request are unaccounted for in this
metric.

3.2.19 Network RRC Connection Failure Rate

The Network RRC Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for
an end-user to not be provided with an RRC Connection. Unsuccessful attempts are compared
with total attempts. All connection requests are included in this metric including initial attaches
and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the
eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are included in this metric.

3.2.20 Network RRC Connection Requests

The Network RRC Connection Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Requests on the network. All connection requests are included in this metric
including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC
Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are
included in this metric.

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3.2.21 Network RRC Connection Successes

The Network RRC Connection Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
RRC Connection Successes on the network.

3.2.22 Network RRC Connection Failures

The Network RRC Connection Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Failures on the network. All connection requests are included in this metric
including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC
Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are
included in this metric.

3.2.23 Extended Connection Failure Rate

The Extended Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to not be provided with initial and additional E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.
Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts for all parts of the E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearer establishment including RRC Connection, UE Context, and Initial E-UTRAN
Radio Access Bearer. All connection requests are included in this metric including initial
attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests
when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are excluded from this
metric. The UE Context component relates only to logical S1 connections. It should be noted
that failures (RF and NAS Reject) after UE Context Setup Successes and before the Initial
ERAB Setup Request are unaccounted for in this metric.

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𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃
(1 −
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
×
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
× )
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.24 Additional E-RAB Setup Failure Rate

The Additional E-RAB Setup Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to not be provided additional E-RABs. Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total
attempts.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2


−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.25 Additional E-RAB Setup Requests

The Additional E-RAB Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
additional E-RABs attempted to setup.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2


−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.26 Additional E-RAB Setup Successes

The Additional E-RAB Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
additional E-RABs successfully established.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2


−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

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3.2.27 Additional E-RAB Setup Failures

The Additional E-RAB Setup Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
additional E-RABs unsuccessfully established.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2


−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅
−𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_2
+𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_3 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_4 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑁𝑂𝑁_𝐺𝐵𝑅

3.2.28 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate

The Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the
probability for an end-user to not be provided additional E-RABs for each QCI[i] available
where i = (1, 2…..4). Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼[𝑖]
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.29 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests

The Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
additional E-RABs attempted to setup for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.30 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes

The Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume
of additional E-RABs successfully established for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.2.31 Additional ERAB QCI[i] Setup Failures

The Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume
of additional E-RABs unsuccessfully established for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] − 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼[𝑖]

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3.2.32 Extended Network Connection Failure Rate

The Extended Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to not be provided with initial and additional E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.
Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts for all parts of the E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearer establishment including RRC Connection, UE Context, and Initial E-UTRAN
Radio Access Bearer. All connection requests are included in this metric including initial
attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests
when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are included in this metric.
The UE Context component relates only to logical S1 connections. It should be noted that
failures (RF and NAS Reject) after UE Context Setup Successes and before the Initial ERAB
Setup Request are unaccounted for in this metric.

3.2.33 RACH Success rate

The RACH Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-user
successfully completed the RACH Procedure. RACH Successes are compared with total RACH
Attempts.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆
𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐷𝐸𝐷𝐼𝐶𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑆𝑀𝐴𝐿𝐿_𝑀𝑆𝐺 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐿𝐴𝑅𝐺𝐸_𝑀𝑆𝐺

3.2.34 RACH Attempts

RACH Attempts are defined as a metric that measures the volume of Random Access Preambles
received.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐷𝐸𝐷𝐼𝐶𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑆𝑀𝐴𝐿𝐿_𝑀𝑆𝐺 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐿𝐴𝑅𝐺𝐸_𝑀𝑆𝐺

3.2.35 RACH Successes

RACH Successes are defined as a metric that measures the volume of successful RACH
Procedures.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆

3.2.36 RACH Failures

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RACH Failures are defined as a metric that measures the volume of unsuccessful RACH
Procedures.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐷𝐸𝐷𝐼𝐶𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑆𝑀𝐴𝐿𝐿_𝑀𝑆𝐺 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐿𝐴𝑅𝐺𝐸_𝑀𝑆𝐺


− 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆

3.2.37 RACH Contention Free Success rate

The RACH Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-user
successfully completed the RACH Procedure. RACH Successes are compared with total RACH
Attempts.

3.2.38 RACH Contention Free Attempts

RACH Attempts are defined as a metric that measures the volume of Random Access Preambles
received.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐷𝐸𝐷𝐼𝐶𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷

3.2.39 RACH Contention Free Successes

RACH Successes are defined as a metric that measures the volume of successful RACH
Procedures.

3.2.40 RACH Contention Free Failures

RACH Failures are defined as a metric that measures the volume of unsuccessful RACH
Procedures.

3.2.41 RACH Contention Based Success rate

The RACH Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-user
successfully completed the RACH Procedure. RACH Successes are compared with total RACH
Attempts.

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3.2.42 RACH Contention Based Attempts

RACH Attempts are defined as a metric that measures the volume of Random Access Preambles
received.

𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑆𝑀𝐴𝐿𝐿_𝑀𝑆𝐺 + 𝑅𝐴𝐶𝐻_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐿𝐴𝑅𝐺𝐸_𝑀𝑆𝐺

3.2.43 RACH Contention Based Successes

RACH Successes are defined as a metric that measures the volume of successful RACH
Procedures.

3.2.44 RACH Contention Based Failures

RACH Failures are defined as a metric that measures the volume of unsuccessful RACH
Procedures.

3.2.45 SDC Connection Failure Rate

The SDC Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to not be provided with initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers for SCD functionality.
Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts for all parts of the E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearer establishment including RRC Connection, UE Context, and Initial E-UTRAN
Radio Access Bearer. All connection requests are included in this metric including initial
attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests
when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request, are excluded from this
metric. The UE Context component relates only to logical S1 connections. It should be noted
that failures (RF and NAS Reject) after UE Context Setup Successes and before the Initial
ERAB Setup Request are unaccounted for in this metric.

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𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃
(1 −
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼1
× )
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1

3.2.46 RRC Connection Limitation Failure Rate

The RRC Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to not be provided with an RRC Connection due to RRC Connection Limitations.
Unsuccessful attempts are compared with total attempts. All connection requests are included in
this metric including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries, defined as subsequent
RRC Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE from an initial request,
are excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑅𝑅𝑀𝑅𝐴𝐶
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺

3.2.47 RRC Connection Limitation Failures

The RRC Connection Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of RRC
Connection Failures on the network due to RRC Connection Limitations. All connection
requests are included in this metric including initial attaches and service requests. UE re-tries,
defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of the UE
from an initial request, are excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑅𝑅𝑀𝑅𝐴𝐶

3.2.48 RRC Connection Limitation Failure Ratio

The RRC Connection Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the ratio of RRC
Connection Failures due to RRC Connection Limitations of all RRC Connection Failures. UE
re-tries, defined as subsequent RRC Connection Requests when the eNodeB is already aware of
the UE from an initial request, are excluded from this metric.

𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑅𝑅𝑀𝑅𝐴𝐶
𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑇 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑀𝑂_𝐷
+𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑂𝑇𝐻𝐸𝑅𝑆 + 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐸𝑀𝐺 − 𝑆𝐼𝐺𝑁_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃

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3.3 Network Sustainability

3.3.1 Connection Drop Rate

The Connection Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-user
abnormally lost an active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer. An E-RAB is considered active if
there recently has been any data transmission in any direction. Abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearers are compared with total successful E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

3.3.2 E-RAB Connections

The E-RAB Connections is defined as a metric that measures the volume of initial and additional
E-RABs successfully established.

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆

3.3.3 E-RAB Drops

The E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost active E-
UTRAN Radio Access Bearers. An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any
data transmission in any direction.

3.3.4 E-RAB eNodeB Drops

The E-RAB eNodeB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the eNodeB. An E-RAB is considered
active if there recently has been any data transmission in any direction.

3.3.5 E-RAB MME Drops

The E-RAB eNodeB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the MME. An E-RAB is considered active
if there recently has been any data transmission in any direction.

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3.3.6 Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate

The Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-
user abnormally lost an active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer for each QCI[i] available where i
= (1, 2…..4). An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any data transmission in
any direction. Abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers are compared with total
successful E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

3.3.7 E-RAB QCI[i] Connections

The E-RAB QCI[i] Connections is defined as a metric that measures the volume of initial and
additional E-RABs successfully established for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.3.8 E-RAB QCI[i] Drops

The E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9). An E-
RAB is considered active if there recently has been any data transmission in any direction.

3.3.9 E-RAB eNodeB QCI[i] Drops

The E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the eNodeB for each QCI[i] available where
i = (1, 2…..9). An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any data transmission in
any direction.

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3.3.10 E-RAB MME QCI[i] Drops

The E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the MME for each QCI[i] available where i
= (1, 2…..9). An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any data transmission in
any direction.

3.3.11 Network Connection Drop Rate

The Network Connection Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-
user abnormally lost an E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer. Abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearers are compared with total successful E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅𝑁𝐿 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑇𝑁𝐿 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂𝑇𝐻


+𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅𝑁𝐿 + 𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂𝑇𝐻
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝐸𝑇𝑈𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁𝑆

3.3.12 Network E-RAB Drops

The Network E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅𝑁𝑇 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑇𝑁𝐿 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂𝑇𝐻


+𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅𝑁𝐿 + 𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂𝑇𝐻

3.3.13 Network E-RAB eNodeB Drops

The Network E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the eNodeB.

3.3.14 Network E-RAB MME Drops

The Network E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost
E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the MME.

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3.3.15 Network Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate

The Network Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that
an end-user abnormally lost an E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer for each QCI[i] available where
i = (1, 2…..9). Abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers are compared with total
successful E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

3.3.16 Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops

The Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers for each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

3.3.17 Network E-RAB eNodeB QCI[i] Drops

The Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the eNodeB for each QCI[i]
available where i = (1, 2…..9).

3.3.18 Network E-RAB MME QCI[i] Drops

The Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of
abnormally lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers initiated by the MME for each QCI[i]
available where i = (1, 2…..9).

3.3.19 E-RAB Modification Failure Rate

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The E-RAB Modification Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that a
bearer modification failed. Bearer modification failures are compared to bearer modification
attempts.

3.3.20 E-RAB Modification Requests

The E-RAB Modification Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of E-RABS
that were unsuccessfully modified for all QCIs.

3.3.21 E-RAB Modification Successes

The E-RAB Modification Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of E-RABS
that were successfully modified for all QCIs.

3.3.22 E-RAB Modification Failures

The E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost active E-
UTRAN Radio Access Bearers. An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any
data transmission in any direction.

3.3.23 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failure Rate

The E-RAB Modification Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that a
bearer modification failed. Bearer modification failures are compared to bearer modification
attempts.

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3.3.24 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Requests

The E-RAB Modification Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of E-RABS
that were unsuccessfully modified for all QCIs.

3.3.25 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Successes

The E-RAB Modification Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of E-RABS
that were successfully modified for all QCIs.

3.3.26 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failures

The E-RAB Drops is defined as a metric that measures the volume of abnormally lost active E-
UTRAN Radio Access Bearers. An E-RAB is considered active if there recently has been any
data transmission in any direction.

3.3.27 RRC Connection Reestablishment Failure Rate

The RRC Connection Reestablishment Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the
probability for an end-user to not successfully reestablish a RRC Connection. Unsuccessful
attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇 − 𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶
𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.3.28 RRC Connection Reestablishment Requests

The RRC Connection Reestablishment Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume
of RRC Connection Reestablishment Requests on the network.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇

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3.3.29 RRC Connection Reestablishment Successes

The RRC Connection Reestablishment Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume
of RRC Connection Reestablishment Successes on the network.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.3.30 RRC Connection Reestablishment Failures

The RRC Connection Reestablishment Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume
of RRC Connection Reestablishment Failures on the network.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝐴𝑇𝑇 − 𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁_𝑅𝐸_𝐸𝑆𝑇𝐴𝐵_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.3.31 SDC Connection Drop Rate

The SDC Connection Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that an end-user
abnormally lost an active E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer for SDC functionality. An E-RAB is
considered active if there recently has been any data transmission in any direction. Abnormally
lost E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers are compared with total successful E-UTRAN Radio
Access Bearers.

3.3.32 SDC Network Connection Drop Rate

The SDC Network Connection Drop Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that
an end-user abnormally lost an initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearer for SDC functionality.
Abnormally lost initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers are compared with total successful
initial E-UTRAN Radio Access Bearers.

𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑇_𝑄𝐶𝐼1


+𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑅_𝑄𝐶𝐼1 + 𝐸𝑃𝐶_𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅_𝑅𝐸𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄_𝑂_𝑄𝐶𝐼1
𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐼𝑁𝐼_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1 + 𝐸𝑃𝑆_𝐵𝐸𝐴𝑅𝐸𝑅_𝑆𝑇𝑃_𝐶𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐷𝐷_𝑄𝐶𝐼_1

3.4 Network Capacity

3.4.1 RRC Average Connected User Number

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The RRC Average Connected User Number is defined as a metric that measures the average
number of RRC Connections.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.2 DL Average Sector Throughput

The DL Average Sector Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
can provide in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions and accounts for physical resource block utilization.

𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵
( ) × 0.9762
1000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸
𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻
( )
𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.2.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell average
sector throughput. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

∑𝑖{𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑅𝐶 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑈𝑠𝑒𝑟 𝑁𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟(𝑖) × 𝐷𝐿 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑆𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑜𝑟 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡(𝑖)}


∑𝑖 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑅𝐶 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑈𝑠𝑒𝑟 𝑁𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟(𝑖)

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

With the following conditions


I. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)
II. 15 minute RAN reporting period’s DL Average RF Utilization >= 15%

3.4.3 DL Peak Sector Throughput

The DL Peak Sector Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the maximum throughput a
sector can provide in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions and accounts for physical resource block utilization.

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𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵
( ) × 0.9762
1000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸
𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻
( )
𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.3.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell average peak
sector throughput. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

95𝑡ℎ 𝑃𝑒𝑟𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑙𝑒 𝑜𝑓 {𝐷𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑆𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑜𝑟 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡(𝑖)}


Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

With the following conditions


I. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)
II. 15 minute RAN reporting period’s DL Average RF Utilization >= 15%
III. A minimum of 20 qualifying 15 minute RAN reporting period’s otherwise a null is reported

3.4.4 DL PDCP Data Volume

The DL PDCP Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink data volume on
the network in MB (8,000,000 bits).
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿
1000000

3.4.5 DL Average RF Utilization

The DL Average RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of physical
resource blocks used in the downlink for any purpose out of the total physical resource blocks
available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝐷𝐿_𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿
10

𝑁𝑅𝐵 × 𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.6 DL Peak RF Utilization

The DL Peak RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the maximum percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the downlink for any purpose out of the total physical resource
blocks available.

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𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝑀𝐴𝑋

3.4.6.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell peak RF
utilization. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝐷𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑅𝐹 𝑈𝑡𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑧𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.4.7 UL Average RF Utilization

The UL Average RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of physical
resource blocks used in the uplink for any purpose out of the total physical resource blocks
available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑈𝐿_𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.8 UL Peak RF Utilization

The UL Peak RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the maximum percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the uplink for any purpose out of the total physical resource
blocks available.

𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝑀𝐴𝑋

3.4.8.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell peak RF
utilization. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝑈𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑅𝐹 𝑈𝑡𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑧𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

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3.4.9 DL Average Data Capacity Utilization

The DL Average Data Capacity Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the downlink for DTCH traffic out of the total physical resource
blocks available for DTCH traffic.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻
𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.10 DL MAC Data Volume

The DL MAC Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink MAC layer data
volume on the network in MB (8,000,000 bits).

𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵
1000

3.4.11 UL MAC Data Volume

The UL MAC Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the uplink MAC layer data
volume on the network in MB (8,000,000 bits).

𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵 + 𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑅𝐸_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵
1000

3.4.12 UL Average Sector Throughput

The UL Average Sector Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
can provide in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions and accounts for physical resource block utilization.

𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵 + 𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑅𝐸_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵
( )
1000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸
𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻
( )
𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.12.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell average
sector throughput. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

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∑𝑖{𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑅𝐶 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑈𝑠𝑒𝑟 𝑁𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟(𝑖) × 𝑈𝐿 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑆𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑜𝑟 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡(𝑖)}


∑𝑖 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑅𝐶 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑈𝑠𝑒𝑟 𝑁𝑢𝑚𝑏𝑒𝑟(𝑖)

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

With the following conditions


III. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)
IV. 15 minute RAN reporting period’s UL Average RF Utilization >= 15%

3.4.13 UL Peak Sector Throughput

The UL Peak Sector Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the maximum throughput a
sector can provide in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions and accounts for physical resource block utilization.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐸_𝑀𝐴𝑋_𝑈𝐿
1000

3.4.13.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell average peak
sector throughput. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

95𝑡ℎ 𝑃𝑒𝑟𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑙𝑒 𝑜𝑓 {𝑈𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑆𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑜𝑟 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡(𝑖)}


Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

With the following conditions


IV. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)
V. 15 minute RAN reporting period’s UL Average RF Utilization >= 15%
VI. A minimum of 20 qualifying 15 minute RAN reporting period’s otherwise a null is reported

3.4.14 UL PDCP Data Volume

The UL PDCP Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink data volume on
the network in MB (8,000,000 bits).
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿
1000000

3.4.15 DL Average Payload Utilization

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The DL Average Payload RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the downlink for data traffic out of the total physical resource
blocks available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.16 UL Average Payload Utilization

The UL Average Payload RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the uplink for data traffic out of the total physical resource
blocks available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻
∑ 10
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × 𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.17 DL Average Overhead RF Utilization

The DL Average Overhead RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the downlink for control signaling out of the total physical
resource blocks available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝐷𝐿_𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿 − 𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.18 UL Average Overhead RF Utilization

The UL Average Overhead RF Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
physical resource blocks used in the downlink for control signaling out of the total physical
resource blocks available.

𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑈𝐿_𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿 − 𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.19 RRC Peak Connected User Number

The RRC Peak Connected User Number is defined as a metric that measures the sampled
maximum number of RRC Connections.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸_𝑀𝐴𝑋

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3.4.19.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell RRC Peak
Connected User Number. The aggregation of this metric will use the following
methodology

max[𝑝𝑚𝑅𝑟𝑐𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑛𝑀𝑎𝑥]
𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.4.20 DL Average Active User Number

The DL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
buffered data, users.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝐷𝐿
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝐷𝐿

3.4.21 UL Average Active User Number

The UL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
buffered data, users.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑈𝐿
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑈𝐿

3.4.22 E-RAB Average Connections

The E-RAB Average Connections is defined as a metric that measures the average amount of
simultaneous E-RABs.

∑9𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵

3.4.23 GBR E-RAB Average Connections

The GBR E-RAB Average Connections is defined as a metric that measures the average amount
of simultaneous E-RABs.

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∑4𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵

3.4.24 Non-GBR E-RAB Average Connections

The Non-GBR E-RAB Average Connections is defined as a metric that measures the average
amount of simultaneous E-RABs.

∑9𝑄𝐶𝐼=5 𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵

3.4.25 QCI[i] E-RAB Average Connections

The QCI[i] E-RAB Average Connections is defined as a metric that measures the average
amount of simultaneous E-RABs or each QCI[i] available where i = (1, 2…..9).

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝑆𝐼𝑀𝑈𝐿_𝐸𝑅𝐴𝐵

3.4.26 DL Average Sector Data Rate

The DL Average Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

8
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿 ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.27 DL Average GBR Sector Data Rate

The DL Average GBR Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a
sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

8
(∑4𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]) ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.28 DL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate

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The DL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput
a sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

8
(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿 − ∑4𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]) ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.29 DL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate

The DL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a
sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

1
𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.30 UL Average Sector Data Rate

The UL Average Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

8
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿 ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.31 UL Average GBR Sector Data Rate

The UL Average GBR Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a
sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

8
(∑4𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]) ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.32 UL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate

The UL Average Non-GBR Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput
a sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

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8
(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿 − ∑4𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]) ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.33 UL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate

The UL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a
sector provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

1
𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] ×
1000000
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝐶𝑂𝑁𝑁_𝑈𝐸

3.4.34 DL Average Scheduled User Number

The DL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
simultaneous transmitting, users.

3.4.35 UL Average Scheduled User Number

The UL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
simultaneous transmitting, users.

3.4.36 DL Peak Sector Data Rate

The DL Peak Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐸_𝑀𝐴𝑋_𝐷𝐿
1000

3.4.37 DL Average UE Throughput

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The DL Average UE Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the average UE throughput
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

∑9𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝐷𝐿 × 1000000

3.4.38 DL Active UE Time

The DL Active UE Time is defined as a metric that measures the amount of UE activity time in
seconds.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝐷𝐿

3.4.39 UL Average UE Throughput

The UL Average UE Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the average UE throughput
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

∑9𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑈𝐿 × 1000000

3.4.40 UL Active UE Time

The UL Active UE Time is defined as a metric that measures the amount of UE activity time in
seconds.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑈𝐿

3.4.41 DL Peak UE Throughput

The DL Peak UE Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the Peak UE throughput
provided within the sampling period in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without
overhead and unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

3.4.41.1 Aggregation Methodology

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The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝐷𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑈𝐸 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.4.42 UL Peak UE Throughput

The UL PeakUE Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the Peak UE throughput
provided within the sampling period in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without
overhead and unsuccessful transmissions for scheduled activity.

3.4.42.1 Aggregation Methodology

The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝑈𝐿 𝑃𝑒𝑎𝑘 𝑈𝐸 𝑇ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ𝑝𝑢𝑡]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.4.43 DL Packet Discard Rate

The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are dropped on the downlink. Only user-plane traffic (DTCH) is considered. A
dropped packet is one whose context is removed from the eNodeB/RN without any part of it
having been transmitted on the air interface. Packets discarded during handover are excluded
from the count.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿

3.4.44 DL QCI[i] Packet Discard Rate

The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are dropped on the downlink. Only user-plane traffic (DTCH) is considered. A

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dropped packet is one whose context is removed from the eNodeB/RN without any part of it
having been transmitted on the air interface. Packets discarded during handover are excluded
from the count.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.4.45 DL Packet Loss Rate

The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are lost (not successfully transmitted) on the downlink air interface.. Only user-
plane traffic (DTCH) is considered A lost packet is one whose context is removed from the
eNodeB/RN after an attempt has been made to transmit part or all of the packet on the air
interface but the whole packet has not been successfully transmitted.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿

3.4.46 DL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate

The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are lost (not successfully transmitted) on the downlink air interface.. Only user-
plane traffic (DTCH) is considered A lost packet is one whose context is removed from the
eNodeB/RN after an attempt has been made to transmit part or all of the packet on the air
interface but the whole packet has not been successfully transmitted.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.4.47 UL Packet Loss Rate

The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are lost (not successfully transmitted) on the downlink air interface.. Only user-
plane traffic (DTCH) is considered A lost packet is one whose context is removed from the
eNodeB/RN after an attempt has been made to transmit part or all of the packet on the air
interface but the whole packet has not been successfully transmitted.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝑈𝐿
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝑈𝐿 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑈𝐿

3.4.48 UL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate

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The Packet Discard rate is defined as a metric that measures the fraction of IP packets (PDCP
SDUs) which are lost (not successfully transmitted) on the downlink air interface.. Only user-
plane traffic (DTCH) is considered A lost packet is one whose context is removed from the
eNodeB/RN after an attempt has been made to transmit part or all of the packet on the air
interface but the whole packet has not been successfully transmitted.

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑈𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.4.49 DL Average UE QCI[i] Throughput


The DL Average UE QCI[i] Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the average UE
throughput provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for active UE time.

𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑇𝐼𝑀𝐸_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]

3.4.50 DL Average UE Non-GBR Throughput


The DL Average UE QCI[i] Throughput is defined as a metric that measures the average UE
throughput provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and
unsuccessful transmissions for active UE time.

3.4.51 DL Average Cell IP Throughput

The DL Average Sector Data Rate is defined as a metric that measures the throughput a sector
provided in Mbps (1,000,000 bits / second). It is measured without overhead and unsuccessful
transmissions for scheduled activity.

∑9𝑄𝐶𝐼=1 𝐼𝑃_𝑇𝑃𝑈𝑇_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]
1
( ) × 𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐷𝐿
0.6

3.4.52 DL PDCP Binary Data Volume

The DL PDCP Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink data volume on
the network in MB (8,388,608 bits).

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𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝐷𝐿
1048576

3.4.53 UL PDCP Binary Data Volume

The UL PDCP Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink data volume on
the network in MB (8,388,608 bits).

𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑈𝐿
1048576

3.4.54 DL MAC Binary Data Volume

The DL MAC Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the downlink MAC layer data
volume on the network in MB (8,388,608 bits).

𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵 × 1000
1048576

3.4.55 UL MAC Binary Data Volume

The DL MAC Data Volume is defined as a metric that measures the uplink MAC layer data
volume on the network in MB (8,388,608 bits).

(𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑂𝑅𝐼𝐺_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵 + 𝑉𝑂𝐿_𝑅𝐸_𝑅𝐸𝐶_𝑈𝐿_𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝐵) × 1000


1048576

3.4.56 DL Average Active User Number (Scheduled Time Only)

The DL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
buffered data, users.

𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝐷𝐿 × 1000
𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐷𝐿

3.4.57 UL Average Active User Number (Scheduled Time Only)

The UL Average Active Users is defined as a metric that measures the average number of active,
buffered data, users.

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𝑆𝑈𝑀_𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑈𝐸_𝐷𝐴𝑇𝐴_𝑈𝐿 × 1000
𝐴𝐶𝑇𝐼𝑉𝐸_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝑈𝐿

3.4.58 DL PDCCH CCE Utilization

The DL PDCCH CCE Utilization is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of CCEs
used in the downlink on the PDCCH out of total CCEs available for the PDCCH. When
Dynamic PDCCH is enabled the available CCEs would correlate to the sum of the CFI CCEs
assigned for all sub-frames.

𝐴𝐺𝐺1_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺2_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 2 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺4_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 4 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺8_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 8


𝐶𝐶𝐸_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝐴𝐶𝑇_𝑇𝑇𝐼

3.4.59 DL PDCCH CCE Utilization (Max Allocatable)

The DL PDCCH CCE Utilization (Max Allocatable) is defined as a metric that measures the
percentage of CCEs used in the downlink on the PDCCH out of total CCEs that can be allocated
for the PDCCH (maximum CFI allowable). When Dynamic PDCCH is enabled the max
allocatable CCEs would correlate to the maximum CFI allowable for all sub-frames regardless of
the CFI actually used per sub-frame.

𝐴𝐺𝐺1_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺2_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 2 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺4_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 4 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺8_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 8


76 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.60 DL PDCCH CCE Allocation Ratio

The DL PDCCH CCE Allocation Ratio is defined as a metric that measures the percentage of
CCEs assigned in the downlink on the PDCCH out of total CCEs that can be allocated for the
PDCCH (maximum CFI allowable). When Dynamic PDCCH is enabled the available CCEs
would correlate to the sum of the CFI CCEs assigned for all sub-frames and the max allocatable
CCEs would correlate to the maximum CFI allowable for all sub-frames regardless of the CFI
actually used per sub-frame.
𝐶𝐶𝐸_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝐴𝐶𝑇_𝑇𝑇𝐼
76 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝐷𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.4.61 DL PDCCH Average CCE Scheduled

The DL PDCCH Average CCE Scheduled is defined as a metric that measures the average
amount of CCEs assigned in the downlink on the PDCCH for each transmission.

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𝐴𝐺𝐺1_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺2_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 2 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺4_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 4 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺8_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 × 8


𝐴𝐺𝐺1_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺2_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺4_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻 + 𝐴𝐺𝐺8_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻

3.4.62 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 1 Count

The DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 1 Count is defined as the volume of transmissions that
are assigned a PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level of 1 (1 CCE).

𝐴𝐺𝐺1_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻

3.4.63 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 2 Count

The DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 2 Count is defined as the volume of transmissions that
are assigned a PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level of 2 (2 CCEs).

𝐴𝐺𝐺2_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻

3.4.64 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 4 Count

The DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 4 Count is defined as the volume of transmissions that
are assigned a PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level of 4 (4 CCEs).

𝐴𝐺𝐺4_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻

3.4.65 DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 8 Count

The DL PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level 8 Count is defined as the volume of transmissions that
are assigned a PDCCH CCE Aggregation Level of 8 (8 CCEs).

𝐴𝐺𝐺8_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝐷𝐶𝐶𝐻

3.5 Network Mobility

3.5.1 Inter-ENB HO Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete inter-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

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𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.2 Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.3 Inter-ENB HO Prep Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.4 Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 − 𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.5 Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.6 Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶
𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.7 Inter-ENB HO Exec Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.5.8 Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇 − 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.5.9 Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 + 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.10 Intra-ENB HO Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete intra-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

3.5.11 Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

3.5.12 Intra-ENB HO Prep Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

3.5.13 Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

3.5.14 Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

3.5.15 Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

3.5.16 Intra-ENB HO Exec Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

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∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

3.5.17 Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

3.5.18 Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

3.5.19 X2 HO Success Rate

The X2 HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete X2 mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and execution phase
of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts for all phases
of the handover.
𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.20 X2 HO Prep Success Rate

The X2 HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the preparation phase of X2 mobility functionality. Successful attempts
are compared with total attempts.
𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.21 X2 HO Prep Successes

The X2 HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation successes.

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𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

3.5.22 X2 HO Prep Failures

The X2 HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 − 𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

3.5.23 X2 HO Prep Attempts

The X2 HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.24 X2 HO Exec Success Rate

The X2 HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete the execution phase of X2 mobility functionality. Successful attempts
are compared with total attempts.
𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂
𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

3.5.25 X2 HO Exec Successes

The X2 HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution successes.

𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

3.5.26 X2 HO Exec Failures

The X2 HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution failures.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂 − 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

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3.5.27 X2 HO Exec Attempts

The X2 HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution attempts.

𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝐻𝑂

3.5.28 S1 HO Success Rate

The S1 HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete S1 mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and execution phase
of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts for all phases
of the handover.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.29 S1 HO Prep Success Rate

The S1 HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the preparation phase of S1 mobility functionality. Successful attempts
are compared with total attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.30 S1 HO Prep Successes

The S1 HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation successes.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.31 S1 HO Prep Failures

The S1 HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

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3.5.32 S1 HO Prep Attempts

The S1 HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃

3.5.33 S1 HO Exec Success Rate

The S1 HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the execution phase of S1 mobility functionality. Successful attempts are
compared with total attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.34 S1 HO Exec Successes

The S1 HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution successes.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.5.35 S1 HO Exec Failures

The S1 HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶

3.5.36 S1 HO Exec Attempts

The S1 HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐸𝑁𝐵_𝑆1_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.5.37 eHRPD HO Success Rate

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The eHRPD HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete eHRPD mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and execution
phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts for all
phases of the handover.

3.5.38 eHRPD HO Prep Success Rate

The eHRPD HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to successfully complete the preparation phase of eHRPD mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

3.5.39 eHRPD HO Prep Successes

The eHRPD HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover preparation successes.

3.5.40 eHRPD HO Prep Failures

The eHRPD HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover preparation failures.

3.5.41 eHRPD HO Prep Attempts

The eHRPD HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover preparation attempts.

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3.5.42 eHRPD HO Exec Success Rate

The eHRPD HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to successfully complete the execution phase of eHRPD mobility functionality. Successful
attempts are compared with total attempts.

3.5.43 eHRPD HO Exec Successes

The eHRPD HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover execution successes.

3.5.44 eHRPD HO Exec Failures

The eHRPD HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover execution failures.

3.5.45 eHRPD HO Exec Attempts

The eHRPD HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eHRPD
handover execution attempts.

3.5.46 Inter-ENB HI Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HI Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete inter-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

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Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.47 Inter-ENB HI Prep Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HI Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to successfully complete the preparation phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.48 Inter-ENB HI Prep Successes

The Inter-ENB HI Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-eNodeB
handover preparation successes.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.49 Inter-ENB HI Prep Failures

The Inter-ENB HI Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-eNodeB
handover preparation failures.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.50 Inter-ENB HI Prep Attempts

The Inter-ENB HI Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

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3.5.51 Inter-ENB HI Exec Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HI Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.52 Inter-ENB HI Exec Successes

The Inter-ENB HI Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-eNodeB
handover execution successes.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.53 Inter-ENB HI Exec Failures

The Inter-ENB HI Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

3.5.54 Inter-ENB HI Exec Attempts

The Inter-ENB HI Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship

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3.5.55 X2 HI Success Rate

The X2 HI Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete X2 mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and execution phase
of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts for all phases
of the handover.

3.5.56 X2 HI Prep Success Rate

The X2 HI Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the preparation phase of X2 mobility functionality. Successful attempts
are compared with total attempts.

3.5.57 X2 HI Prep Successes

The X2 HI Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation successes.

3.5.58 X2 HI Prep Failures

The X2 HI Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation failures.

3.5.59 X2 HI Prep Attempts

The X2 HI Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
preparation attempts.

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3.5.60 X2 HI Exec Success Rate

The X2 HI Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the execution phase of X2 mobility functionality. Successful attempts are
compared with total attempts.

3.5.61 X2 HI Exec Successes

The X2 HI Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution successes.

3.5.62 X2 HI Exec Failures

The X2 HI Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution failures.

3.5.63 X2 HI Exec Attempts

The X2 HI Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of X2 handover
execution attempts.

3.5.64 S1 HI Success Rate

The S1 HI Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete S1 mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and execution phase

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of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts for all phases
of the handover.

3.5.65 S1 HI Prep Success Rate

The S1 HI Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the preparation phase of S1 mobility functionality. Successful attempts
are compared with total attempts.

3.5.66 S1 HI Prep Successes

The S1 HI Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation successes.

3.5.67 S1 HI Prep Failures

The S1 HI Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation failures.

3.5.68 S1 HI Prep Attempts

The S1 HI Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
preparation attempts.

3.5.69 S1 HI Exec Success Rate

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The S1 HI Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete the execution phase of S1 mobility functionality. Successful attempts are
compared with total attempts.

3.5.70 S1 HI Exec Successes

The S1 HI Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution successes.

3.5.71 S1 HI Exec Failures

The S1 HI Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution failures.

3.5.72 S1 HI Exec Attempts

The S1 HI Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of S1 handover
execution attempts.

3.5.73 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete inter-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

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Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.74 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.75 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.76 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.77 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

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Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.78 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.79 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.80 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.81 Inter-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

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Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.82 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete intra-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.83 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.84 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.85 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

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∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.86 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Prep Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.87 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.88 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.89 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

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Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.90 Intra-ENB Intra-Frequency HO Exec Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.91 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete inter-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.92 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.93 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

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Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.94 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.95 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.96 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.97 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

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𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.98 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.99 Inter-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

𝐼𝑁𝑇𝐸𝑅_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where Sprint Naming Convention eNodeB ID of Cell is not equal to eNodeB ID of Neighbor Cell relationship and
Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.100 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete intra-eNodeB mobility functionality. Both the preparation phase and
execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are compared with total
attempts for all phases of the handover.

∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.101 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.102 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation successes.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.103 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation failures.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.104 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Prep Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 + ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑃𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝐹𝐴𝐼𝐿_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.105 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality.
Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
∑𝑁𝐵 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.106 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution successes.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.107 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution failures.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵 − ∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵 𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.5.108 Intra-ENB Inter-Frequency HO Exec Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution attempts.

∑ 𝐼𝑁𝑇𝑅𝐴_𝐻𝑂_𝐴𝑇𝑇_𝑁𝐵
𝑁𝐵

Where DL EARFCN of source cell is not equal to DL EARFCN of target cell

3.6 Network Paging

3.6.1 Paging Discard Rate

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The Paging Discard Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability that paging records are
discarded by the eNodeB. Pages are discarded when the maximum number of paging records
that can be queued for each paging occasion has been reached. Discarded paging records are
compared with paging records received from the MME.

𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝑃𝐴𝐺𝐼𝑁𝐺
𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝑃𝐴𝐺𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇𝑆

3.6.2 Pages Discarded

The Pages Discarded is defined as a metric that measures the volume of paging records discarded
at the eNodeB cell.

𝐷𝐼𝑆𝐶_𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝑃𝐴𝐺𝐼𝑁𝐺

3.6.3 Pages Broadcasted

The Pages Broadcasted is defined as a metric that measures the volume of paging records
broadcasted at the eNodeB cell.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝑃𝐴𝐺𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐴𝐺𝐸𝑆

3.6.4 Pages Received

The Pages Received is defined as a metric that measures the volume of paging records received
at the eNodeB cell from the MME.

𝑅𝑅𝐶_𝑃𝐴𝐺𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇𝑆

3.7 Network Quality

3.7.1 Average CQI

The Average CQI is defined as a metric that shows the average CQI reported by UEs. CQI
values reported are summed and compared to the volume of CQIs reported.

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where Value.[i] is the actual CQI value being reported (ex. Value.[i] =10 for an [i] of 10) for
each CQI[i] available where i = (00, 01, 02…..15).

3.7.2 CQI[i] Reported Count

The CQI[i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CQI values
reported by UEs for each CQI [i] available where i = (00, 01, 02…..15).

3.7.3 Tx Diversity CQI[i] Reported Count

The CQI [i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CQI values
reported by UEs in transmit diversity for each CQI [i] available where i = (00, 01, 02…..15).

3.7.4 MIMO CQI[i] Reported Count

The CQI [i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CQI values
reported by UEs in spatial multiplexing for each CQI [i] available where i = (00, 01, 02…..15).

3.7.5 RSRP xx Distribution

The RSRP xx Distribution is a distribution percentage of the Ue reported RSRP values.

Where the ‘RSRP xx’ nomenclature of the metric is represented as follows:


PDF[0] = RSRP 0-15
PDF [1] = RSRP 16-18
PDF [2] = RSRP 19-21
PDF [3] = RSRP 22-24
PDF [4] = RSRP 25-27
PDF [5] = RSRP 28-30
PDF [6] = RSRP 31-33

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PDF [7] = RSRP 34-36


PDF [8] = RSRP 37-39
PDF [9] = RSRP 40-42
PDF [10] = RSRP 43-45
PDF [11] = RSRP 46-48
PDF [12] = RSRP 49-51
PDF [13] = RSRP 52-54
PDF [14] = RSRP 55-57
PDF [15] = RSRP 58-60
PDF [16] = RSRP 61-97

3.7.6 RSRP xx Reported Count

The RSRP xx Reported Count is a as a metric that measures the volume of the Ue reported RSRP
values

Where the ‘RSRP xx’ nomenclature of the metric is represented as follows:


PDF[0] = RSRP 0-15
PDF [1] = RSRP 16-18
PDF [2] = RSRP 19-21
PDF [3] = RSRP 22-24
PDF [4] = RSRP 25-27
PDF [5] = RSRP 28-30
PDF [6] = RSRP 31-33
PDF [7] = RSRP 34-36
PDF [8] = RSRP 37-39
PDF [9] = RSRP 40-42
PDF [10] = RSRP 43-45
PDF [11] = RSRP 46-48
PDF [12] = RSRP 49-51
PDF [13] = RSRP 52-54
PDF [14] = RSRP 55-57
PDF [15] = RSRP 58-60
PDF [16] = RSRP 61-97

3.7.7 RSRQ xx Distribution

The RSRQ xx Distribution is a distribution percentage of the Ue reported RSRQ values.

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Where the ‘RSRQ xx’ nomenclature of the metric is represented as follows:


PDF[0] = RSRQ 0-1
PDF [1] = RSRQ 2-3
PDF [2] = RSRQ 4-5
PDF [3] = RSRQ 6-7
PDF [4] = RSRQ 8-9
PDF [5] = RSRQ 10-11
PDF [6] = RSRQ 12-13
PDF [7] = RSRQ 14-15
PDF [8] = RSRQ 16-17
PDF [9] = RSRQ 18-19
PDF [10] = RSRQ 20-21
PDF [11] = RSRQ 22-23
PDF [12] = RSRQ 24-25
PDF [13] = RSRQ 26-27
PDF [14] = RSRQ 28-29
PDF [15] = RSRQ 30-31
PDF [16] = RSRQ 32-34

3.7.8 RSRQ xx Reported Count

The RSRQ xx Reported Count is a as a metric that measures the volume of the Ue reported
RSRQ values

Where the ‘RSRQ xx’ nomenclature of the metric is represented as follows:


PDF[0] = RSRQ 0-1
PDF [1] = RSRQ 2-3
PDF [2] = RSRQ 4-5
PDF [3] = RSRQ 6-7
PDF [4] = RSRQ 8-9
PDF [5] = RSRQ 10-11
PDF [6] = RSRQ 12-13
PDF [7] = RSRQ 14-15
PDF [8] = RSRQ 16-17
PDF [9] = RSRQ 18-19
PDF [10] = RSRQ 20-21
PDF [11] = RSRQ 22-23
PDF [12] = RSRQ 24-25
PDF [13] = RSRQ 26-27
PDF [14] = RSRQ 28-29
PDF [15] = RSRQ 30-31

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PDF [16] = RSRQ 32-34

3.7.9 DL QPSK MCS Distribution

The DL QPSK MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of DL QPSK
modulation order out of all modulation orders. DL QPSK MCS values reported are summed
and compared to the volume of all DL MCSs reported.

∑9𝑖=0 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.10 DL 16QAM MCS Distribution

The DL 16QAM MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of DL 16QAM
modulation order out of all modulation orders. DL 16QAM MCS values reported are
summed and compared to the volume of all DL MCSs reported.

∑16
𝑖=10 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.11 DL 64QAM MCS Distribution

The DL 64QAM MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of DL 64QAM
modulation order out of all modulation orders. DL 64QAM MCS values reported are
summed and compared to the volume of all DL MCSs reported.

∑28
𝑖=17 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.12 DL QPSK MCS Reported Count

The DL QPSK MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of DL
QPSK MCS values reported by UEs.
9

∑ 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=0

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3.7.13 DL 16QAM MCS Reported Count

The DL 16QAM MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of DL
16QAM MCS values reported by UEs.
16

∑ 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=10

3.7.14 DL 64QAM MCS Reported Count

The DL 64QAM MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of DL
64QAM MCS values reported by UEs.
28

∑ 𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=17

3.7.15 DL MCS[i] Reported Count

The DL MCS[i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of DL MCS
values reported by UEs for each DL MCS[i] available where i = (0, 1…..28).

𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.16 UL QPSK MCS Distribution

The UL QPSK MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of UL QPSK
modulation order out of all modulation orders. UL QPSK MCS values reported are summed
and compared to the volume of all UL MCSs reported.

∑9𝑖=0 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.17 UL 16QAM MCS Distribution

The UL 16QAM MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of UL 16QAM
modulation order out of all modulation orders. UL 16QAM MCS values reported are
summed and compared to the volume of all UL MCSs reported.

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∑16
𝑖=10 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.18 UL 64QAM MCS Distribution

The UL 64QAM MCS Distribution is defined as a metric that shows the rate of UL 64QAM
modulation order out of all modulation orders. UL 64QAM MCS values reported are summed
and compared to the volume of all UL MCSs reported.

∑28
𝑖=17 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
∑28
𝑖=0 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.19 UL QPSK MCS Reported Count

The UL QPSK MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL
QPSK MCS values reported by UEs.
9

∑ 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=0

3.7.20 UL 16QAM MCS Reported Count

The UL 16QAM MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL
16QAM MCS values reported by UEs.
16

∑ 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=10

3.7.21 UL 64QAM MCS Reported Count

The UL 64QAM MCS Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL
64QAM MCS values reported by UEs.
28

∑ 𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑖=17

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3.7.22 UL MCS[i] Reported Count

The UL MCS[i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL MCS
values reported by UEs for each UL MCS[i] available where i = (0, 1…..28).

𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.23 DL MCS[i] BLER

The UL MCS[i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL MCS
values reported by UEs for each UL MCS[i] available where i = (0, 1…..28).

𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑁𝐴𝐶𝐾_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑃𝐷𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.7.24 UL MCS[i] BLER

The UL MCS[i] Reported Count is defined as a metric that measures the volume of UL MCS
values reported by UEs for each UL MCS[i] available where i = (0, 1…..28).

𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑁𝐴𝐶𝐾_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]
𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁𝑆_𝑈𝑆𝐼𝑁𝐺_𝑀𝐶𝑆[𝑖]

3.8 Network Availability

3.8.1 ENB Cell Availability

The ENB Cell Availability is defined as a metric that shows the eNodeB cell availability for
network usage. ENB Cell availability does not include eNodeB restart time and counters are
reset after eNodeB restarts. Available time is compared with total time for the reporting
duration.

𝑆𝐴𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑆_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿

3.8.2 ENB Cell Unavailable Time

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The ENB Cell Unavailable is defined as the amount of time the cell in unavailable for network
usage. ENB Cell unavailable time does not include eNodeB restart time and counters are reset
after eNodeB restarts.

(𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿 − 𝑆𝐴𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑆_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿) × 10 (ℎℎ: 𝑚𝑚: 𝑠𝑠)

3.8.3 ENB Cell OMW Availability

The ENB Cell Availability is defined as a metric that shows the eNodeB cell availability for
network usage. ENB Cell availability does not include eNodeB restart time and counters are
reset after eNodeB restarts. Available time is compared with total time for the reporting
duration.

𝑆𝐴𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑆_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿
𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿

With the following conditions


I. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)

3.8.4 ENB Cell OMW Unavailable Time

The ENB Cell Unavailable is defined as the amount of time the cell in unavailable for network
usage. ENB Cell unavailable time does not include eNodeB restart time and counters are reset
after eNodeB restarts.

(𝐷𝐸𝑁𝑂𝑀_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿 − 𝑆𝐴𝑀𝑃𝐿𝐸𝑆_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝐴𝑉𝐴𝐼𝐿) × 10 (ℎℎ: 𝑚𝑚: 𝑠𝑠)

With the following conditions


I. 15 minute RAN reporting periods are outside of the maintenance window (1 AM – 5 AM)

3.9 Network Latency

3.9.1 DL IP Latency

The DL IP Latency is defined as a metric that shows how the E-UTRAN impacts on the delay
experienced by an end-user. DL IP Latency considers only the delay of the first block to the Uu
to ensure only contributions from the RAN are included in this measurement and is measured in
milliseconds.

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(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿) × 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐸𝐿𝐴𝑌_𝐷𝐿_𝐷𝑇𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁


(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿 + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿)

3.9.2 DL IP QCI[i] Latency

The DL IP QCI[i] Latency is defined as a metric that shows how the E-UTRAN impacts on the
delay experienced by an end-user. DL IP QCI[i] Latency considers only the delay of the first
block to the Uu to ensure only contributions from the RAN are included in this measurement and
is measured in milliseconds.

(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]) × 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑅𝐸𝑇_𝐷𝐿_𝐷𝐸𝐿_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖]


(𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐿𝑂𝑆𝑆_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖] + 𝑃𝐷𝐶𝑃_𝑆𝐷𝑈_𝐷𝐿_𝑄𝐶𝐼_[𝑖])

3.9.3 DL PDCP SDU Latency

The DL IP Latency is defined as a metric that shows how the E-UTRAN impacts on the L2
packet delay experienced by an end-user. The measurement begins when a PDCP PDU arrives
at the RLC and the measurement ends when the RLC PDU which includes this PDCP PDU, is
acknowledged by the HARQ layer. The latency is measured on a packets basis and is measured
in milliseconds.

3.9.4 DL PDCP SDU QCI[i] Latency

The DL IP QCI[i] Latency is defined as a metric that shows how the E-UTRAN impacts on the
L2 packet delay experienced by an end-user. The measurement begins when a PDCP PDU
arrives at the RLC and the measurement ends when the RLC PDU which includes this PDCP
PDU, is acknowledged by the HARQ layer. The latency is measured on a packets basis and is
measured in milliseconds.

3.9.5 RRC Average Connection Duration

The RRC Average Connection Duration is defined as a metric that shows the average call time of
Ue in the network and I measured in milliseconds.

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3.9.6 Intra-eNB Average HO Latency

The Intra-eNB Average HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the average Intra-eNB
handover latency incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑎𝐸𝑁𝐵𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒
∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑎𝐸𝑁𝐵𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑆𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑠

3.9.7 Intra-eNB Maximum HO Latency

The Intra-eNB Maximum HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the maximum Intra-eNB
handover latency incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

max[𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑎 − 𝑒𝑁𝐵 𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦]


𝑖

3.9.7.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell maximum
HO latency. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑎 − 𝑒𝑁𝐵 𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.9.8 X2 Average HO Latency

The X2 Average HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the average X2 handover latency
incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑋2𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒
∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑋2𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑆𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑠

3.9.9 X2 Maximum HO Latency

The X2Maximum HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the maximum X2 handover
latency incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

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max𝑖 {𝑋2 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦(𝑖)}

3.9.9.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell maximum
HO latency. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝑋2 𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.9.10 S1 Average HO Latency

The S1 Average HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the average S1 handover latency
incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑆1𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒
∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑆1𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑆𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑠

3.9.11 S1 Maximum HO Latency

The Intra-eNB Maximum HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the maximum S1
handover latency incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

max[𝑆1 𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦]


𝑖

3.9.11.1 Aggregation Methodology

An example of this type of aggregation could be used to report on daily cell maximum
HO latency. The aggregation of this metric will use the following methodology

max[𝑆1 𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝐻𝑂 𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑦]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

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3.9.12 Inter-eNB Average HO Latency

The Inter-eNB Average HO Latency is defined as a metric that shows the average Inter-eNB
handover latency incurred by UEs and is measured in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑋2𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒 + ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑆1𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑋2𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑆𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑠 + ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝐸𝑁𝐵𝑆1𝐻𝑂𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑟𝑢𝑝𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑇𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑆𝑎𝑚𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑠

3.10 Hardware Resources

3.10.1 eNB CPU Load xx Distribution

The eNB CPU Load xx Distribution is a percentage of the main processor load percentage.

3.10.2 eNB CPU Load xx Reported Count

The eNB Processor Reported Count is a as a metric that measures the volume of the main
processor load.

3.11 Load Balancing

3.11.1 Inter-ENB LB HO Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete inter-eNodeB mobility functionality due to load balancing. Both the
preparation phase and execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are
compared with total attempts for all phases of the handover.

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3.11.2 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality
due to load balancing. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

3.11.3 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation successes due to load balancing.

3.11.4 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation failures due to load balancing.

3.11.5 Inter-ENB LB HO Prep Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts due to load balancing.

3.11.6 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Success Rate

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of inter-eNodeB mobility functionality
due to load balancing. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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3.11.7 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Successes

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution successes due to load balancing.

3.11.8 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Failures

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution failures due to load balancing.

3.11.9 Inter-ENB LB HO Exec Attempts

The Inter-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of inter-
eNodeB handover execution attempts due to load balancing.

3.11.10 Intra-ENB LB HO Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to successfully complete intra-eNodeB mobility functionality due to load balancing. Both the
preparation phase and execution phase of handovers are considered. Successful attempts are
compared with total attempts for all phases of the handover.

3.11.11 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the preparation phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality
due to load balancing. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

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3.11.12 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation successes due to load balancing.

3.11.13 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation failures due to load balancing.

3.11.14 Intra-ENB LB HO Prep Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Prep Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover preparation attempts due to load balancing.

3.11.15 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Success Rate

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the execution phase of intra-eNodeB mobility functionality
due to load balancing. Successful attempts are compared with total attempts.

3.11.16 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Successes

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Success is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution successes due to load balancing.

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3.11.17 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Failures

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution failures due to load balancing.

3.11.18 Intra-ENB LB HO Exec Attempts

The Intra-ENB HO Exec Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of intra-
eNodeB handover execution attempts due to load balancing.

3.12 Call Admission Control (CAC)

3.13 ENIQ Event Metrics

3.13.1 Initial Attach Attempts

The Initial Attach Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Initial Attaches
(Attach Request messages received at the MME).

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.2 Initial Attach Successes

The Initial Attach Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Initial Attach
Successes (Modify Bearer Response messages received at the MME from the SGW).

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

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3.13.3 Initial Attach Failures

The Initial Attach Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Initial Attach
Failures.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.4 Initial Attach Failure Rate

The Initial Attach Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
fail the Attach Procedure.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.5 Initial Attach Latency

The Initial Attach Latency is defined as mean latency to successfully complete the Initial Attach
Procedure in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.6 Initial Attach Latency Minimum

The Initial Attach Latency Minimum is defined as the minimum amount of time to successfully
complete the Initial Attach Procedure in milliseconds.

min[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

3.13.7 Initial Attach Latency Maximum

The Initial Attach Latency Maximum is defined as the maximum amount of time to successfully
complete the Initial Attach Procedure in milliseconds.

max[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝐿 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐴𝐶𝐻 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐴𝑋𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

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3.13.8 TAU Request Attempts

The TAU Request Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of TAU Requests
(TAU Request messages received at the MME).

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.9 TAU Request Successes

The TAU Request Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of TAU Requests
Successes.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.10 TAU Request Failures

The TAU Request Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of TAU Request
Failures.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.11 TAU Request Failure Rate

The TAU Request Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user
to fail the TAU Procedure.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆 − ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.12 TAU Request Latency

The TAU Request Latency is defined as mean latency to successfully complete the TAU Request
Procedure in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

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3.13.13 TAU Request Latency Minimum

The TAU Request Latency Minimum is defined as the minimum amount of time to successfully
complete the TAU Request Procedure in milliseconds.

min[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

3.13.14 TAU Request Latency Maximum

The TAU Request Latency Maximum is defined as the maximum amount of time to successfully
complete the TAU Request Procedure in milliseconds.

max[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑇𝐴𝑈 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

3.13.15 Service Request Attempts

The Service Request Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Service
Requests (Service Request messages received at the MME).

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.16 Service Request Successes

The Service Request Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Service
Request Successes (Modify Bearer Response messages received at the MME from the SGW).

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.17 Service Request Failures

The Service Request Failures is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Service Request
Failures.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

− ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

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3.13.18 Service Request Failure Rate

The Service Request Failure Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-
user to fail the Attach Procedure.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆


− ∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆
∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝐴𝑇𝑇𝐸𝑀𝑃𝑇𝑆

3.13.19 Service Request Latency

The Service Request Latency is defined as mean latency to successfully complete the Service
Request Procedure in milliseconds.

∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑇𝑂𝑇𝐴𝐿 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)


∑ 𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑆𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐸𝑆𝑆𝐸𝑆

3.13.20 Service Request Latency Minimum

The Service Request Latency Minimum is defined as the minimum amount of time to
successfully complete Service Request Procedure in milliseconds.

min[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

3.13.21 Service Request Latency Maximum

The Service Request Latency Maximum is defined as the maximum amount of time to
successfully complete the Service Request Procedure in milliseconds.

max[𝑅𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑎𝑙. 𝑈𝐸 𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑇𝐼𝐴𝑇𝐸𝐷 𝑆𝐸𝑅𝑉𝐼𝐶𝐸 𝑅𝐸𝑄𝑈𝐸𝑆𝑇 𝑃𝑅𝑂𝐶𝐸𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐸 𝑀𝐼𝑁𝐼𝑀𝑈𝑀 𝐷𝑈𝑅𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 (𝑀𝑆𝐸𝐶)(𝑖)]


𝑖

3.14 eCSFB

3.14.1 1xRTT Pre-Registration Success Rate

The 1xRTT Pre-Registration Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an
end-user to successfully complete the 1xRTT Registration procedure. Responses are compared
with total attempts.

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3.14.2 CSFB Parameter Requests

The CSFB Parameter Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CSFB
Parameter Requests attempted.

3.14.3 CSFB Parameter Responses

The CSFB Parameter Responses is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CSFB
Parameter Responses sent.

3.14.4 eCSFB Handover Success Rate

The eCSFB HO Success Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
successfully complete eCSFB mobility functionality from LTE. Successful releases are
compared with total attempts.

3.14.5 eCSFB Handover Attempts

The eCSFB Handover Attempts is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eCSFB
Handover Attempts.

3.14.6 eCSFB UL Handover Preparation Transfer Messages

The eCSFB UL Handover Preparation Transfer Messages is defined as a metric that measures
the volume of UL Handover Preparation Transfer Messages.

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3.14.7 eCSFB Handover Successes

The eCSFB Handover Successes is defined as a metric that measures the volume of eCSFB
Handover Successes.

𝐶𝑆𝐹𝐵_𝑃𝑆𝐻𝑂_𝑈𝑇𝑅𝐴𝑁_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.14.8 eCSFB Redirection Rate

The eCSFB Redirections Rate is defined as a metric that shows the probability for an end-user to
experience a CSFB Redirection. CSFB Redirections are compared with total eCSFB and CSFB
Redirections.

3.14.9 eCSFB Redirections

The eCSFB Redirections is defined as a metric that measures the volume of CSFB Redirections

𝐶𝑆𝐹𝐵_𝑅𝐸𝐷𝐼𝑅_𝐶𝑅_𝐴𝑇𝑇

3.15 Power Measurements

3.15.1 Channel Received Interference Power

The Channel Received Interference Power is defined as the uplink received interference power,
including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference power
is a wide band value reported in dBm.

10 × log10 [𝑁𝑅𝐵

𝑅𝑆𝑆𝐼_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁−𝑆𝐼𝑁𝑅_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁 𝑅𝑆𝑆𝐼_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁−𝑆𝐼𝑁𝑅_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁
( )
(𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖] − 𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻) × 10
10 + (𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻) × 10( 10
)
× ]
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

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3.15.2 Min Channel Received Interference Power

The Min Channel Received Interference Power is defined as the minimum uplink received
interference power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The
interference power is a wide band value reported in dBm.

min[𝐶ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑙 𝑅𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑑 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑃𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.15.3 Max Channel Received Interference Power

The Max Channel Received Interference Power is defined as the maximum uplink received
interference power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The
interference power is a wide band value reported in dBm.

max[𝐶ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑙 𝑅𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑑 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑃𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.15.4 PRB Average Received Interference Power

The PRB Average Received Interference Power is defined as the PRB average uplink received
interference power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The
interference power is a PRB bandwidth value reported in dBm.
𝑅𝑆𝑆𝐼_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁−𝑆𝐼𝑁𝑅_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝑆𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁 𝑅𝑆𝑆𝐼_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁−𝑆𝐼𝑁𝑅_𝐶𝐸𝐿𝐿_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻_𝑀𝐸𝐴𝑁
( )
(𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖] − 𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻) × 10
10 + (𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑆𝐸𝐷_𝑃𝑈𝐶𝐶𝐻) × 10( 10
)
10 × log10 [ ]
𝑁𝑅𝐵 × ∑10
𝑖=1 𝑈𝐿_𝑃𝑅𝐵_𝑈𝑇𝐼𝐿_𝑇𝑇𝐼_𝐿𝐸𝑉𝐸𝐿_[𝑖]

3.15.5 Min PRB Average Received Interference Power

The Min PRB Average Received Interference Power is defined as the minimum PRB average
uplink received interference power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the
LTE channel. The interference power is a PRB bandwidth value reported in dBm.

min[𝑃𝑅𝐵 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑑 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑃𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

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3.15.6 Max PRB Average Received Interference Power

The Max PRB Average Received Interference Power is defined as the maximum PRB average
uplink received interference power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the
LTE channel. The interference power is a PRB bandwidth value reported in dBm.

max[𝑃𝑅𝐵 𝐴𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑅𝑒𝑐𝑒𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑑 𝐼𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑃𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟(𝑖)]


𝑖

Where
i = 15 minute RAN reporting periods

3.15.7 PRB1 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.8 PRB2 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.9 PRB3 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.10 PRB4 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

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3.15.11 PRB5 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.12 PRB6 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.13 PRB7 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.14 PRB8 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.15 PRB9 Received Interference Power

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The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.16 PRB10 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.17 PRB11 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.18 PRB12 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.19 PRB13 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

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3.15.20 PRB14 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.21 PRB15 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.22 PRB16 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.23 PRB17 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.24 PRB18 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

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3.15.25 PRB19 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.26 PRB20 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.27 PRB21 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.28 PRB22 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.29 PRB23 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

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3.15.30 PRB24 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.15.31 PRB25 Received Interference Power

The PRB Received Interference Power is defined as the average uplink received interference
power, including thermal noise, for all UL PRBs received on the LTE channel. The interference
power is a value reported in dBm.

3.16 CMAS

3.16.1 CMAS Warning Requests

The CMAS Warning Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Write-Replace
Warning Request messages received at the eNodeB cell.

S1AP_WRITE_REP_WARN_REQ

3.16.2 CMAS Warning Responses

The CMAS Warning Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Write-Replace
Warning Response messages sent by the eNodeB cell.

𝑆1𝐴𝑃_𝑊𝑅𝐼𝑇𝐸_𝑅𝐸𝑃_𝑊𝐴𝑅𝑁_𝑅𝐸𝑆𝑃

3.16.3 CMAS Kill Requests

The CMAS Kill Requests is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Kill Request
messages received by the eNodeB cell.

𝑆1𝐴𝑃_𝐾𝐼𝐿𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑄

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3.16.4 CMAS Kill Responses

The CMAS Kill Responses is defined as a metric that measures the volume of Kill Response
messages sent by the eNodeB cell.

𝑆1𝐴𝑃_𝐾𝐼𝐿𝐿_𝑅𝐸𝑆𝑃

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Appendix (informational)
A. SDC on LTE
Sprint Direct Connect (SDC) on LTE feature utilizes two Qos bearers. Initial feature deployment
will use QCI 1 for media and QCI 5 for signaling with a migration of QCI 1 to QCI 131 before
the VoLTE feature is deployed. The standard RF Performance metrics listed below are
applicable to SDC on LTE performance management.

Metric Identity Metric Name Availability


3.2.14 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate Yes
3.2.15 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests Yes
3.2.16 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes Yes
3.2.17 Initial E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failures Yes
3.2.28 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failure Rate Yes
3.2.29 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Requests Yes
3.2.30 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Successes Yes
3.2.31 Additional E-RAB QCI[i] Setup Failures Yes
3.2.45 SDC Connection Failure Rate Yes
3.3.6 Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate Yes
3.3.7 E-RAB QCI[i] Connections Yes
3.3.8 E-RAB QCI[i] Drops Yes
3.3.15 Network Connection QCI[i] Drop Rate No
3.3.16 Network E-RAB QCI[i] Drops No
3.3.23 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failure Rate Yes
3.3.24 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Requests Yes
3.3.25 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Successes Yes
3.3.26 E-RAB QCI[i] Modification Failures Yes
3.3.31 SDC Connection Drop Rate Yes
3.3.32 SDC Network Connection Drop Rate No
3.4.25 QCI[i] E-RAB Average Connections Yes
3.4.29 DL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate Yes
3.4.33 UL Average QCI[i] Sector Data Rate Yes
3.4.44 DL QCI[i] Packet Discard Rate Yes
3.4.46 DL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate Yes
3.4.48 UL QCI[i] Packet Loss Rate Yes
3.9.2 DL IP QCI[i] Latency Yes
3.9.4 DL PDCP SDU QCI[i] Latency No

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