Front Haul Interface Library Release Notes

Version ORAN-seedcode_v1.2, 1 Nov 2019

  • Second version released to ORAN in support of Release A
  • Incorporates support for 5G NR sub 6 and mmWave
  • Support for Application fragementation under Transport features was added
  • This release has been designed and implemented to support the following numerologies defined in the 3GPP specification
  • Numerology 0 with bandwidth 5/10/20 MHz with up to 12 cells
  • Numerology 1 with bandwidth 100MHz with up to 1 cell
  • Numerology 3 with bandwidth 100MHz with up to 1 cell
  • The feature set of xRAN protocol should be aligned with Radio Unit (O-RU) implementation
  • Inter-operability testing (IOT) is required to confirm correctness of functionality on both sides
  • The following mandatory features of the ORAN FH interface are not yet supported in this release
  • RU Category Support of CAT-B RU (i.e. precoding in RU)
  • Beamforming Beam Index Based and Real Time BF weights
  • Transport Features QoS over FrontHaul

Version ORAN-seedcode_v1.1, 25 Jul 2019

  • This first version supports only mmWave per 5G NR and it is not yet
  • optimized
  • It is a first draft prior to the November 2019 Release A
  • The following mandatory features of the ORAN FH interface are not yet
  • supported in this initial release
  • RU Category Support of CAT-B RU (i.e. precoding in RU)
  • Beamforming Beam Index Based and Real Time BF weights
  • Transport Features QoS over FrontHaul and Application Fragmentation