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eNodeB
Physical layer
  • LTE release 14 compliant
  • FDD and TDD configurations
  • Supported bandwidths: 1.4, 3, 5, 10, 15 and 20 MHz
  • Handle several cells in intra-band or inter-band configurations
  • Transmission modes: 1 (single antenna) and 2 to 10 (MIMO 4×4)
  • Wideband CQI/PMI reports
  • HARQ support
  • Timing measurement thru the PRACH
  • Closed-loop UE power control
  • Frequency based MMSE equalizer
  • Highly optimized software turbo decoder
  • PAPR reduction support
  • Support of other radio heads can be added with an external shared library.
  • Positioning Reference Signals (PRS) support
  • CSI-RS support
  • Multi-cluster PUSCH allocation
  • PUCCH 3 and PUCCH channel selection support
  • Carrier Aggregation support with cross carrier scheduling (tested with 3 DL channels, supports up to 8 DL channels)
  • CoMP testing features (DMRS scrambling identity and QCL parameters can be selected)
  • 256QAM DL support for PDSCH and MBMS
  • 1024QAM support for PDSCH
  • Support of release 11 TDD special subframe configurations 7 and 9
Protocol layer
  • LTE release 14 compliant
  • Implements the MAC, RLC, PDCP and RRC layers
  • Proportionally fair MAC scheduler with QoS support
  • Support of full and half duplex UEs
  • DRX support
  • Number of active users only limited by the available bandwidth.
  • Fully configurable System Information Blocks
  • Integrity check and encryption using the AES, Snow3G and ZUC algorithms
  • Support of RRC measurement with measurement gap
  • Supports intra eNodeB, S1 or X2 handovers
  • QoS support with user selectable DRB configuration for each QCI
  • ROHC support (RTP, UDP and IP v1 profiles)
  • Public Warning System (CMAS/ETWS) support
  • MBMS support
  • Category 0 UE support
  • eDRX support
  • EN-DC support
LTE-M
  • Release 14 compliant
  • Category M1 UE support
  • TM6 and TM9 support
  • FDD only (FDD and HD-FDD UEs are supported)
  • Support of multiple CE levels (only CE-Mode A is supported).
  • Support of message repetition for MPDCCH, PDSCH and PUSCH in full duplex. No message repetition for PUCCH and PRACH
  • Support of localized MPDCCH transmission
  • EPDCCH support for Category M1
  • No frequency hopping
  • Bandwidth must be >= 5 MHz
NB-IoT
  • NB-IoT release 14 compliant
  • Single-tone and multi-tone category NB1 and NB2 UE support
  • 15 kHz and 3.75 kHz subcarrier spacing are supported
  • All operation modes (in-band, guard band and standalone) are supported
  • Multiple NB-IoT and LTE cells can be used at the same time in the same eNodeB
  • Support of multiple coverage levels
  • Support of all NPDCCH, NPDSCH, NPUSCH and NPRACH configurations
  • Support of control plane CIoT optimization
  • Support of multi-DRB mode
  • Support of non-anchor carriers (Release 14 NPRACH on non-anchor carriers is not supported)
  • Support of two HARQ processes
  • DRX support
Radio interface
  • C radio API to integrate any radio device
  • Compatible with various SDR platform and high power RRH
Network interface
  • Standard S1AP and GTP-U interfaces to the Core Network. Several PLMNs and S1 interfaces can be used simultaneously.
  • X2AP interface between eNodeBs
  • M1 and M2 interfaces for MBMS
  • IPv6 support
User interface
  • Configurable logging system for all channels with built-in text decoders
  • Wireshark MAC-LTE capture
  • Plots for QAM constellations and channel response
  • Remote API using WebSocket
  • Command line monitor
  • Test commands to initiate handover and to dynamically change the power level of each cell

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