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4G: LTE Planning Tools for Operators

CableFree LTE Base Station Remote Radio Head (RRH) with CPRI ports

CableFree Planning Tools for 4G LTE Networks

CableFree LTE Base Station

CableFree LTE Base Station

CableFree offers a complete range of planning tools to support customers using CableFree LTE Base Station, Core Network and CPE devices, to aid 4G Deployments.  Our Complete Toolset for Planning LTE Networks includes:

  • LTE Capacity Planning
  • LTE Network Dimensioning
  • LTE Throughput Calculators
  • LTE Coverage Tools

Once network fully deployed, customers can also consider using wide range of
established 3rd-party LTE planning tools
for deployment and optimisation

Suite of LTE Capacity Planning Tools and Network Dimensioning

  • Essential to decide how many LTE Base Station Sectors to provide “day 1” and anticipated future coverage
  • Ideal for providing estimation of budget and business case for LTE:
    Throughput/subscriber & cost model

LTE Network Dimensioning Calculator

CableFree LTE Dimensioning Calculator

CableFree LTE Dimensioning Calculator

Calculates overall network capacity

Select :

  • Network size/area
  • Number of base stations
  • LTE modes (gives sector capacity)

Gives results for

  • Total network performance
  • Fixed + Mobile subscribers
  • Uplink and Downlink
  • Total Capacity + Contention Ratios

These tools are ideal for

  • Ideal for quick initial network design
  • Feeds into costing & business model

LTE Capacity Calculator

CableFree LTE Capacity Calculator

CableFree LTE Capacity Calculator

Calculates per-sector capacity

Select :

  • FDD and TDD modes
  • Channel Widths
  • UL/DL ratio for TDD
  • Modulation up to 256QAM

Gives results for

  • Uplink and Downlink
  • Aggregate capacity for 3
    or more sectors for macro sites

LTE Coverage Planning Tools

CableFree LTE Coverage Planning Tools

CableFree LTE Coverage Planning Tools

Create coverage “heat maps” for LTE

  • Includes LTE BS & CPE RF parameters
  • Full RF modelling calculations
  • Includes global terrain map
  • Avoid “shadowing” and black spots

cablefree-lte-coverage-planning-tools-2Ideal for initial design work for

  • Choose best location for base sites
  • Analyse best coverage strategy
  • Ensure no “holes”
  • Enable “what if” design iteration
  • “Day 1” and “Fully Built” scenarios

Free LTE Design Consultancy Service from CableFree

If you’re considering deploying an LTE network, please contact our team.  We offer a free service for initial design, dimensioning and building business case for new-build 4G as well as WiMax-to-LTE conversion upgrades for new and existing operators.

For Further Information

Please Contact Us for more information on our exciting range of solutions using LTE technology