5G FAPI specs updated with richer 3GPP feature set
SCF has released two iterations of its nFAPI specification that enable early implementations for evaluation by mobile operators and other small cell deployers. In this informative companion document to the normative specification we provide an overview of the specification’s application, a roadmap for ongoing feature implementation and ecosystem support, and an FAQ.Download
Network FAPI provides a ‘wrapper’ for PHY FAPI and RF FAPI to make them transportable over network interfaces. The FAPI and network FAPI together define the split option 6 network interface between S-RUs and S-DUs.
The main changes to the latest version of the nFAPI specifications include:
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