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Inter Standard Roaming

GSM Sponsor

Gustaaf van Ditzhuijzen, 20 March 2006

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Two mobile technologies rule the world


GSM Coverage Market size Characteristics Data Speed CDMA
Worldwide in more than 250 Mainly in the Americas, Asia countries and Eastern Europe 2.4 billion users (market share 82%) Designed for Roaming GPRS 32 KB/s EDGE 100 KB/s 3G (UMTS) 384 KB/s 3,5G HSDPA 1500 KB/s TAP GSM MAP - IMSI GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz UMTS 1900/2100 MHz SIM card - IMSI 375 million users (market share 15%) Designed for Data CDMA 1x 60-100 KB/s 3G (EV-DO) 500-1500 KB/s 3,5G EV-DO Rev.A 3000 KB/s CIBER/TAP ANSI-41 MAP MIN CDMA 450/800/1900 MHz

Billing Standard Network Protocol Devices Authentication

UIM or R-UIM-card MIN/ESN

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Requirements CDMA customer


True Global Roaming
Access to mobile networks independent of the technology

User experience
Simple and clear instructions how to bridge the characteristics of both technologies By preference same services while roaming as at home including SMS, Voice Mail, Email and Internet access

Same rates in same area


No complicated difference in rates and rate models between technologies used

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CDMA Roaming Footprint

Source: Websites Sprint-Nextel and Verizon Wireless

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The Solution
Inter Standard Roaming
Cross technology roaming (CDMA-GSM) Seamless roaming (one number, one bill and one device) Voice, SMS, Voice Mail, Email and Internet Access

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Vodafone GSM Footprint

Source: Vodafone Netherlands

Launched Planned

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Vodafone Data Roaming Footprint

Source: Vodafone Netherlands

Launched Planned

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General overview InterStandard Roaming


TAP records

Solution A: Both signalling conversion, provisioning (IIF) and gateway to worldwide GSM coverage

TAP or SP records

TAP or CIBER records

GSM world

Clearing House

CDMA operator

GSM sponsor

Interstandard Interworking Function (IIF)

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CDMA Mobile Phone GSM or dual mode Mobile Phone SIM or R-UIM

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General overview InterStandard Roaming


Solution B: Same as full service however the conversion platform (IIF) is managed by the CDMA carrier. Access to GSM either by GSM sponsor or by bilateral GSM roaming agreements.
TAP records

TAP or SP records

TAP or CIBER records

GSM world

Clearing House

CDMA operator

GSM sponsor

Interstandard Interworking Function (IIF)

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CDMA Mobile Phone GSM or dual mode Mobile Phone SIM or R-UIM

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General overview InterStandard Roaming


Solution C: Both the conversion platform (IIF) as the GSM roaming agreements are managed internally. This is the case when the CDMA carrier also runs a GSM network.
TAP records

TAP or SP records

TAP or CIBER records

GSM world

Clearing House

CDMA operator

GSM sponsor

Interstandard Interworking Function (IIF)

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CDMA Mobile Phone GSM or dual mode Mobile Phone SIM or R-UIM

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Interstandard Roaming Services


Full service
Both signalling conversion, provisioning and gateway to worldwide GSM coverage Technical and commercial relation as it were a CDMA roaming agreement

Roaming Broker service


Same as full service however the conversion platform is managed by the CDMA carrier.

Service based on bilateral agreements


The conversion platform is managed by the CDMA carrier, but (bilateral) GSM roaming agreements are made one by one

Internal service
Both the conversion platform as the GSM roaming agreements are managed internally. This is the case when the CDMA carrier also runs a GSM network.
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Offered Services Voice (MO/MT) Voicemail SMS Data Smartcards (SIM / R-UIM) Handsets

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Voice
Features: Make and receive calls; Reachable with the same number as at home; Call forwarding is possible. Points of attention: For receiving calls, MSRN ranges must be implemented at home operator; Quality of carriers (selected by home operator); No SLA available on roaming partner network, always on best effort.

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Voice mail
Features:
Call forwarding to voicemail system; Call forwarding available conditional and unconditional; For conditional forwarding there are several options available:
Call forwarding when busy Call forwarding when not available Call forwarding when not answered

Points of attention:
Some countries do not allow forwarding to different country code number then the country code from the sponsor operator; Unique voicemail number or one number for voice and voicemail.
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SMS

Features:
Send and receive SMS between:
End users of sponsor operator (incl. inter standard roaming users) End users of SMS Interworking partners End users of home network

Points of attention:
Footprint of SMS IW partners is in most cases different than roaming footprint; Difference between CDMA and GSM regarding maximum length of message (140 vs. 160 characters); Proper working of concatenated SMS.
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Data Features:
Access to GSM broadband data standards; Internet traffic can be terminated at sponsor network, customer specific traffic (eg blackberry, email) can be terminated at home network;

Points of attention:
Footprint of data roaming partners is in most cases different than the voice roaming footprint. Currently there are 4 standards of package data in GSM (GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA). Not everywhere all 4 standards are available. APNs should be defined Public vs. Private IP addresses CRX vs. GRX for bearer traffic
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Data speeds GPRS (2,5G)


First generation of mobile packet data on GSM. Speed on average 32KB/s

EDGE (2,75G)
Overlay technology on existing GPRS network offering more efficiency in transmission coding. Result: 3x faster as GPRS, same coverage area. GPRS is not offered by all GSM operators

UMTS (3G)
New network roll-out based on W-CDMA technology. Speed has been increased to max. 384 KB/s downlink and 64 KB/s downlink.

HSDPA (3,5G)
Overlay technology on existing UMTS network. Downlink Standard Roaming Workshop Macau - 20 March 2007 3.6 MB/s, speed is currently 1.8 MB/s or Inter uplink 384 KB/s.
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Smartcards (SIM / R-UIM) Features:


Access to GSM world; Single GSM technology on SIM card; Combination of two technology profiles (CDMA & GSM) on one smartcard (R-UIM).

Points of attention:
Choice between SIM or R-UIM Profile of GSM part can be pre-programmed (eg. PINcode, service numbers, welcome text, language, etc) Artwork

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Handsets Features:
Single mode GSM handset Dual mode GSM/CDMA handset

Points of attention:
Choice between single mode and dual mode; Price of handset Available GSM frequencies on handset (single band, multi band)

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CDMA450

Ubiquam U-520

Samsung SCH-W399

UTStarCom T66

EV-DO + GPRS

Samsung SCH-i819

Samsung SCH-A790/W109/A795/IP-A790

LGE W800

Samsung SCH-i830 EV-DO

LGE KW-9200 EV-DO

Amoi CMA8301 EV-DO

Motorola A840/A860

Samsung SCH-W219

LGE LG W810 W810

Samsung SCH-W379

Yulong Telecom Coolpad 728

Amoi V810

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Thank you.
Gustaaf L.G. van Ditzhuijzen International Marketing Manager Vodafone Netherlands Tel:+31 (0)654670803 Fax:+31 (0)433558991 E-mail: Gustaaf.vanDitzhuijzen@vodafone.com Web:www.vodafone.nl

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