5G SA LabTM

5G SA Lab it’s a complete 5G network in a desktop package.
It includes 5GC core network, 5G gNodeB and 2 5G SA compatible smartphones.

Can be used for:

  • testing 5G SA compatibility devices

  • Security testing for 5G either network or devices

  • MVNO – MNO 5G roaming scenarios
  • MNO – MNO 5G roaming scenarios
  • Learning environment for 5G SA network

Features

  • Setup/edit mobile network and component preferneces via MMI management interface
  • Minimal monitoring of each network component, additional YateBTS monitoring possible
  • Wireshark capture of communication between components including decrypted IMS traffic
  • JSON API integration with any SIM management and CRM systems
  • JSON and REST API for sending SMS
  • Can use 5G CAPIF, SIGTRAN/SS7 and Diameter or signaling
  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6 and Non-IP
  • Works both stand alone and with external components

gNodeB specifications

  • 3GPP release
    Release 15
  • Frequency bands
    FDD/TDD FR1 (< 6 GHz)
  • Bandwidth
    Up to 20 MHz
  • MIMO
    Up to MIMO 2x2 in DL
  • Subcarrier spacing
    All SSB/data subcarrier spacing combinations
  • Modulation schemes
    Up to 256QAM in DL and 64QAM in UL
  • Supported modes
    SA
  • Use case
    eMBB
  • Network interfaces
    NG interface (NGAP and GTP-U) to 5GC

Communication Interfaces

  • CAPIF 5G Service Based Interfaces
    N4, N7, N8, N10, N11, N12, N14, N15 and N32 Interfaces
  • N2 Interface
    NGAP, gNB AMF
  • N3 Interface
    GTP-U, gNB UPF
  • N6/Gi/SGi Interface
    IP, connects to Public Data Network
  • C interface
    MAP, HLR GMSC
  • D interface
    MAP, HLR VLR
  • E interface
    MAP, MSC MSC
  • F interface
    MAP, MSC EIR
  • J interface
    MAP, HSS gsmSCF for USSD

  • Gr interface
    MAP, HLR GMSC
  • Gc Interface
    GTP or MAP, GGSN HSS, optional
  • S6a/S6d
    Diameter, MME/SGSN HSS
  • S13
    Diameter VLR
  • S1 interface
    S1AP & GTP-U, YateENB EPC
  • Gn/Gp interface
    GTPv1, SGSN and GGSN
  • S5/S8 Interface
    GTPv2, SGW and PGW
  • Gi/SGi Interface
    IP, connects to Public Data Network

Communication protocols

  • CAPIF (Common API Framework)
  • 3GPP standard for 5G Core
  • OpenAPI v3 JSON/HTTP
  • HTTP v2 or v1.1 (fallback)
  • HTTPS as standard, HTTP for testing
  • MAP/SS7/SIGTRAN
  • M2PA or M3UA-ASP over SIGTRAN, SCTP (CRC32)
  • ITU TCP, ETSI MP v3
  • ITU or ANSI SCCP and SS7 MTP
  • E.164, E.212 (ANSI), E.214 (ITU), TT or PC SCCP addressing
  • Can connect to multiple STP/GW
  • CAMEL phase 2
  • Diameter
  • 3GPP Applications S6a/S6d, Cx/Dx
  • SCTP or TCP transport
  • Can establish or listen for connections
  • Can connect to multiple Routing Agents
  • HTTP
  • JSON API server for configuration and subscriber management
  • JSON API for monitoring and information retrieval
  • REST API client for visited network change notification
  • JSON and REST API for sending SMS
  • SNMP
  • SNMP v2 or v3 for information retrieval
  • Traps sending for alarms
  • Telnet
  • Management CLI for each component
  • Optional SSL and password protection
  • Voice interconnect
  • SIP and RTP
  • G711, GSM and AMR codecs

  • SIP
  • Supported standards (RFC3261)
  • Registrar function
  • B2BUA for calls
  • RTP (RFC3550) with sideband DTMF (RFC2833)
  • SMS and USSD over IP
  • SMPP
  • Standard version 3.3
  • Supports bidirectional communication
  • RADIUS
  • Authorization of voice calls, data sessions and short messages
  • Postpaid accounting for voice, data and SMS
  • Prepaid support by re-authorization
  • Support for 3GPP, Cisco VoIP VSA and Cisco ISG VSA dictionaries
  • SMS
  • Format: SMS PDU (MO and MT)
  • MAP/SS7 transport (T-PDU format)
  • SIP MESSAGE transport (SMS over IP, R-PDU format)
  • CDR
  • Flexible file format (default .tsv files) with customizable table headers
  • Automatic file rotation
  • Optional file transfer: FTP, SFTP
  • JSON HTTP push API
  • RADIUS with 3GPP and Cisco dictionaries
5G SA Lab 1

Physical specs

  • 23.5 cm depth / 24.5 cm width / 10.5 cm height
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
5G SA Lab 2

Hardware Interfaces

  • 1
    Dual Gigabyte ethernet
  • 2
    DVI and HDMI video*
  • 3
    USB for mouse and keyboard
  • 4
    12V Power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz (included)

*Due to radio interference, we strongly recommend to use DVI/HDMI connectors only for the initial setup