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Pimrc 2010 sniri

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  1. 1. Small Cells and Femto Cells For Future Mobile BroadbandPIMRC – 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communication Turkey – 28th Sep 2010 Dr Shahram G Niri Director of LTE/SAE Global Strategy & Solution – NEC Europe
  2. 2. Femto for Operators and End UsersThe Requirements Of Changing Industry Services will grow in multiplicity, diversity and richness  New services with the Internet at the heart the services New ecosystem & new player, new business and revenue models More powerful and enabled devices Users will grow in importance  Customer delight is absolutely essential  Adopting new habits (e.g. social media)  More demanding on the quality, interactivity, personalisation, Networks will grow in complexity Walled Garden will change to Open Networks High capacity pipes with intelligent plumbing Self managed and automated networks Relay Femto Communication delivered through SW on standards / generic HW Small Micro/Pico Macro Communication networks to improve in intelligence, flexibility, automation, resilience, efficiency, speed, security, privacy, latency YET lower delivery cost per bit/per sub/per sq kmPage 2Page 2
  3. 3. Diverged Traffic & Revenue Growth 50 Telecoms Price Development  From Kilo (103 ) bytes to Tera (1012 ) and Zeta (1021 ) 40 Mobile bytes Broadband  Global ubiquitous Internet-based solution with hyper 30 Euro/Month Connectivity  Hundred-fold increase in network flow brought by mass 20 terminals and mass digital content, and the thousand- fold, increase in traffic flow on mobile networks 10 0  Users are spending more time on the phone & internet 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009  Average household spending on communication falls  Consumer pay less while getting better value -> they Traffic pay ~30% less than 5 years ago Complexity  Significant growth in traffic while slow in revenue  User experience at risk  What do we do with a surging traffic Gap  Is it a problem or an opportunity? Revenue Time Overall cost reduction is a very critical but not at the cost of compromising the service qualityPage 3
  4. 4. Innovation & Reform Towards More Sustainability Significant growth in traffic while slow in revenue Cost Vs Revenue does not add up User experience at risk Limit/control it (e.g. Cap in flat rate) Bring the cost of it down (e.g. More efficient deliveries in radio, transport and core network, Optimizations and other means of traffic handling Turn it to revenue (e.g. Innovative solutions, New revenue streams and sources) LTE Bigger, Smarter & Cheaper pipe Cheaper NW operation Higher performance Femto Intelligent Indoor Solution  New services & applications Cost saving and revenue generation Carrier Cloud  New service & revenue model  Service differentiation Cost optimization Lower cost & better performance and new revenue streams neededPage 4
  5. 5. More Capacity & Better Performance by Small Cells / Femto Cells Network Capacity offered per device V.S. Forecast Traffic per device HSPA 30.00 3000 Specturm Network Capacity/Forecast Traffic 25.00 MIMO More usage due to HSPA+ Modulation & Coding 2500 improved performance 20.00 LTE with small cells & Femto LTE & 2000 (MB/month) HSPA 15.00 1500 LTE & 10.00 HSPA & Femto 1000 Traffic 5.00 per device 500 0.00 Potentia GSM GPRS EDGE HSDPA HSPA+ LTE l traffic 0 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Spectrum is scarce and number of antennas is also limited  LTE and HSPA link level spectrum efficiencies close to theoretical limits  Other factors such as Coding & Modulation, MIMO and more spectrum contribute towards higher capacity – Spectrum highest contributor! Alternative LTE deployments (Small Cell - Pico /Femto cells) needed to avoid capacity shortfalls Allows for faster, more flexible, cheaper and easier deployment and operation Also improves the QoS in the network – better user experience A constant challenge to keep ahead of future traffic increasePage 5 5 © NEC Corporation 2009
  6. 6. Small Cells /Femto Cells Benefits  Better availability of high data rate Lower CAPEX due to saving in multimedia services site acquisition, installation and  Service bundling civil work Optimised Services  Faster data rates indoors where most of OPEX savings due to power, Deployment the data traffic exists site rental, operation manpower  Longer terminal battery life due to lower Build as you grow where the transmit power requirement investment needed  Fast LTE deployment Business  Last mile broadband solution  More capacity at reduced Performance  Target high revenue locations Opportunities cost per bit  New revenue streams (indoor)  Higher peak and cell edge  Location-specific tariffs and family performance contracts  Churn reduction Indoor / Outdoor deployment  Zero Touch, Plug&Play NO Site acquisition necessary Indoor / Outdoor One-Touch and Plug&Play operation deployment Fan Less and Air-Cooling Residential / SOHO Lowe power consumption Enterprise for indoor Commercial Power Adaptation private (AC/DC) Outdoor Public Small Cells and Femto cells are essential part of the future mobile broadbandPage 6
  7. 7. Femto for Operators and End Users Operators End Users Coverage improvements Better quality and availability, Capacity improvements Single handset & single subscription TCO reduction / optimisation Cheaper tariff /free calls Increased revenues (home zone and family tariff), •New market and new services Secure broadband mobile data •Reduce churn, improve quality and New services - Social Networking, Home encourage more usage voice & data networking, Presence, Content Sharing, • Increase customer loyalty, FMS The solution/ proposition different depending on:  Where you are (region/country),  Which operator (mobile/hybrid/ new player, small / large, …)  Which market (residential/ enterprise/various mobile broadband segments)  Existing investment in high speed mobile broadband  Cost saving on the capacity will depend on many factors A very efficient and cost effective solution for a true mobile broadbandPage 7
  8. 8. 3GPP LTE Femto Status R99 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 HSPA HSPA IMS HSPA UMTS EPC LTE/ LTE Adv UL DL + Comm MMTel IMS Rel 8 Rel 9 Rel 10 The key functionalities added in Release 9 are: In Rel 8, 3GPP specified UTRA • A novel Hybrid Cell concept and LTE Femto cells. HeNB • Management of out-of-date main functionalities that were CSG info Release 10 discussions are still defined are: • Inbound Mobility (including ongoing. • Architecture variants proximity reports) Major work items include: • Closed and open access • Hybrid access control • Enhanced Mobility control • Operation, Administration • Enhanced ICIC • Automatic CSG selection and Maintenance for HeNB • Outbound Mobility • Operator controlled CSG list • RF Requirements for TDD and FDD HeNBsPage 8
  9. 9. Femto & LTE Femto Architecture Variants 3G Femto with Iuh LTE Femto: 1 - Dedicated HeNB-GW LTE Femto 2 - No HeNB-GW 3GPP defines 3 options for LTE Femto, the choice depends on several factors  Reuse of the LTE ePC  MME and SGW scaling and expansion LTE Femto  Connectivity and signalling load 3 - HeNB-GW for C-Plane  TNL processing and functionality  3G Femto migrationPage 9
  10. 10. LTE deployment with Small Cells & Femto Cells macro  High cost of outdoor/macro radio  Data traffic /revenue mainly in hotspots & in-building Macro LTE deployment drivers Pico  2G and 3G networks (already provide macro coverage) Femto  Invest where the traffic and hence the revenue is (Residential  Improve your overall data traffic capacity and performance /SME) 4 2 1  Fast to deploy, cheap and easy to install and operate 3  Overlay LTE Network - Start small and build as your number of users / traffic increases 1 Capacity Driven Hotspots and high traffic zones  LTE on 2.6 Ghz initially for high data traffic hot spots  Address indoor coverage and capacity with LTE Femto 4  Use macro 800 Mhz for LTE wide area coverage 3  Improve macro (HSPA) coverage by overflowing traffic to LTE 2 1 2G/3G HSPA/LTE (800 Mhz) 2 New Business Driven 2G&3G for ubiquitous voice & Femto and hotspot islands HSPA mainly data LTE (1800/2.6 Mhz) 2G&3G for Voice & HSPA for LTE 1 ubiquitous data & LTE for High data with small cells and Femtos 3 LTE 4 2G / 3G for voice , HSPA for 2 ubiquitous data & LTE for High Femto 2.6 data 2.6 Mhz Mhz Coverage Driven LTE Femto 3 Macro deploymentPage 10
  11. 11. Concluding Remarks LTE as a cost effective and future proof technology is a key to future mobile broadband  Capacity and cost will remain a challenge in the future mobile broadband New innovative solution, lower TCO, flexibility and scalability in the deployment, simplicity and ease of operation will be key to the success of mobile broadband An overlay network with LTE small cells and LTE Femto deployment is the way forward Small cells and Femto cells a must in meeting capacity and performance demand in future mobile broadbandPage 11

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