5G Core (5GC) Characteristics

3GPP defines that 5G Core Network to have a decomposed network architecture with the introduction of a service-based interface (SBI) using HTTP/2 as a baseline communication protocol, and control plane […]

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 […]