NFVO Management Function Validation Test Suite

Virtualized Network Functions (VNF) are managed and orchestrated by the NFV MANO through the NFVI. It allows a VNF to be instantiation, management, scaled up or down and in or […]

5G NR RSRP Measurement Report Mapping

In 5G NR, RSRP measurement is performed and reported at Layer 1 (Physical Layer) and Layer 3 (RRC Layer). For example,  5G capable device can provide SS-RSRP measurements at Layer […]

5G NR RRC Timers, Counters and Constants

5G NR radio resource control (RRC) has introduced following listed timers, counters and constant for reliable functioning of procedures like RRCsetuprequest, RRCreestablishment, RRCresume, RRCsuspend etc. RRC timer indicates the timer […]

5G NR RRM Measurement Requirements

In 5G NR, the Sync Signal/PBCH block (SSB) burst is consists of multiple SSBs. These multiple SSBs are associated with the different SSB indexes and with the different transmission beams […]

5G NR Physical Cell ID (PCI) Planning

Each 5G NR cell corresponds to a Physical Cell ID (PCI) and it is used to distinguish cells on the radio side. The PCI planning for 5G NR is very […]

5G Identifiers SUPI and SUCI

In telecommunication systems, network operator allocate to each SIM card a unique identifier, known up to the 4G as an IMSI (International Mobile Subscriber Identity) and for the 5G as […]

Open RAN (O-RAN) Reference Architecture

The O-RAN Reference Architecture is designed to enable next generation RAN infrastructures. It is designed with the principles of intelligence and openness, the O-RAN architecture is the foundation for building […]