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VoLTE Lab is a complete test suite for Voice-over-LTE, that includes the LTE LabKit, the Yate MiniCore and two iPhone 6s. It is fully configured and intended for use as a VoLTE test bed and learning environment.
VoLTE Lab allows the detailed assessment of the involved technology, and is able to clarify your needs in terms of higher scale VoLTE acquisition.
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Features
Fully configured, fully functional VoLTE test suite

Built on general purpose hardware  

Running Yate/YateBTS/YateENB software on Linux

Three management interfaces (SSH, HTTP-local and remote)

Easy to order, worldwide delivery

Easy licensing system

Affordable price.
Components
iPhone 6s: UEs with a very good VoLTE implementation

LTE LabKit: a highly configurable test eNodeB/BTS with three GSM and one eNB modes

Yate MiniCore: a software-defined compact core network for LTE/IMS and GSM/GPRS, intended for MNOs and MVNOs.

The LTE LabKit

LTE specifications

Radio interface LTE Release 12 FDD, LTE Release 12 TDD
Available bandsfilters and antennas provided for bands 5 and 8 can operate any FDD band up to 3.8 GHz
Operating bandwidth1.4, 2, 5, 10, 15, 20 MHz
MAC specs localized or distributed VRBs, proportional fairness scheduling
Maximum connected UEsno fixed limit
Antenna configuration1x1 (SISO)
Network interfaceIPv4; IPv6
Network protocols IP
Output power up to 70mW (18 dBm)

Communication protocols

GTP-Uor S1u interface
S1APSignalling for LTE enb mode
HTTP• JSON API server for configuration and subscriber management
• JSON API for monitoring and information retrieval
• JSON and REST API for sending SMS
OpenVPNSecurely connects LabKit to YateUCN/MiniCore/HostedCore through a direct connection
SNMP
(if configured)
• SNMP v2 or v3 for information retrieval
• Traps sending for alarms
Telnet• Management CLI
• Optional SSL and password protection
Voice• SIP and RTP
• G711, GSM and AMR codecs
SIP• - Supported standards (RFC3261)
• B2BUA for calls
• RTP (RFC3550) with sideband DTMF (RFC2833)
• SMS and USSD over IP
SMS• BTS → RAN: Format: SMS PDU (MO and MT)
• G711, BTS → Core: SIP MESSAGE transport (SMS over IP, R-PDU format)
CDR• Flexible file format
• Automatic file rotation
• Optional file transfer: FTP, SFTP
Communication Interfaces
S1-MME Interface (S1AP, YateENB ↔ MME)

S1u (GTP, YateENB ↔ SGW and YateENB ↔ MME)

SIP, RTP (YateBTS ↔ VLR) (GSM only)

Gi (YateBTS in nipc mode) and SGi Interface (IP, connects to Public Data Network)
Hardware Interfaces
Dual Gigabyte ethernet

DVI and HDMI video*

USB for mouse and keyboard

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

The Yate MiniCore

Comunication Protocols

MAP/SS7/SIGTRAN- M2PA or M3UA-ASP over SIGTRAN, SCTP (CRC32)
- ITU TCAP, ETSI MAP 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
- Automatic file rotation
- Optional file transfer: FTP, SFTP
- JSON HTTP push API
- RADIUS with 3GPP and Cisco dictionaries
Communication Interfaces
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, SGSN ↔ HSS)

Gc Interface (GTP or MAP, GGSN ↔ HSS, optional)

S6a/S6d (Diameter, MME/SGSN ↔ HSS)

S13 (Diameter, MME/SGSN → EIR)

SIP, RTP (YateBTS ↔ 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)
Hardware Interfaces
Dual Gigabyte ethernet

DVI and HDMI video

USB for mouse and keyboard

12V Power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz (included)