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LTE Drive Testing and Performance Evaluation – Programme Details

LTE Radio Tuning Overview

  • LTE tuning process
    • LTE performance process
  • Drive Test preparation
  • Preparation phases
    • Tool Initial settings
    • Equipment requirements
    • Typical equipment lists
    • Equipment configurations
  • Network Initial settings
    • Network parameters/requirements
    • Initial planning charts
    • Physical parameters
    • Selecting initial routes
    • Real examples (using TEMS tool)

Drive Test Execution – Network Analysis

  • An real example of a session setup – drive test analysis (TEMS investigation)
  • Analysing layer 3 messages for the
    • Registration/Attach
    • Default and Dedicated Bearers
    • Handover
  • Review of RRC signalling on LTE (3GPP specific)

LTE Drive Test Troubleshooting

  • Introduction to Troubleshooting analysis using Layer 3 (RRC) signalling
  • Review of LTE functionality
    • Idle mode,
    • Connected mode,
    • Handovers
  • Real case studies using TEMS investigation and log files

Performance Evaluation

  • Summarizing performance evaluation – ITU and 3GPP standards
    • Definition of tuning conditions
    • Definition of KPI’s
    • List of primary KPIs
  • LTE Accessibility
    • Definition of accessibility on drive test
    • Analysis of accessibility on drive test
    • Accessibility KPI resolution and network performance
    • Examples and Logs

LTE Retainability

  • Definition of retainability on drive test
  • Analysis of retainability on drive test
  • Retainability KPI resolution and network performance
  • LTE Integrity
  • Definition of integrity on drive test
  • Analysis of integrity on drive test
  • Integrity KPI resolution and network performance