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Released: August 14, 2013

Format of Data

All data should be submitted in a .csv (comma-delimited) format. The sheets in the workbook provide a template for how the tables should be designed.
The required format for the entries in each column/field is indicated in the instructions for each sheet.
All entries in Text fields must be in quotation marks (e.g. "Verizon").
Column entries in bold red indicate that the party should enter only one of the possible entries listed for that column. No other entries should be entered.
Data for all of the tables should be submitted for multiple quarters as of the second week of the month for the following months:

"Site Data" Table
The following data descriptions apply to the columns of the "Site Data" table. The "Site Data" table should contain one row for every site utilized by
Verizon. The site IDs in this table should correspond to the site IDs entered in the other requested tables.
Column A:

Date

Description:
Submit annual snapshots for December 31, 2011 and December 31, 2012
Format of Field:
Text - YYYY_12_31

Possible Entries:


2011_12_31
2012_12_31

Column B:

Site ID

Description:
A unique site ID for the site to which this data record applies.
Format of Field:
Text
Example Entries:
"AL0001", "VA0128", etc.
Column C:

Number of Sectors

Description:
This field provides an integer representing the number of sectors this site utilizes.
Format of Field:
Number - Integer
Example Entries:
1, 2, 3, etc.
Column D:

Latitude

Description:
This field is the latitude of the site in decimal form to at least six significant digits.
Format of Field:
Number - At least 6 decimal places
Example Entries:
37.705278, 34.299167, etc.
Column E:

Longitude

Description:
This field is the longitude of the site in decimal form to at least six significant digits.
Format of Field:
Number - At least 6 decimal places
Example Entries:
-77.424444, -102.860556, etc.
Column F:

County FIPS

Description:
This field is the five-digit FIPS code - based on 2010 designations - of the county in which the site is located.
Format of Field:
Text
Example Entries:
"01001", "51059", etc.
Column G:

CMA

Description:
This field represents the standard market number of the CMA in which the site is located.
Format of Field:
Number - Integer

Possible Entries:


Integers 1 - 722, excluding 91, 147, 169, 202, 204, and 306

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Site Data Instructions

"Site Data" Table
Column H:

Site Type

Description:
This field indicates the type of site to which the record applies using one of the possible entries listed below.
Format of Field:
Text

Possible Entries:


"Macro_Tower"
An outdoor macrocell mounted on a monopole, guyed tower, or free standing tower
"Macro_Building" An outdoor macrocell mounted on a building
"Macro_Other"
An outdoor macrocell that does not fit the previous categories (silo, water tower, etc.)
"Microcell"
An outdoor cell classified by the vendor as a microcell
"Outdoor Pico"
An outdoor cell classified by the vendor as a picocell
"Indoor Pico"
An indoor cell classified by the vendor as a picocell
"Outdoor DAS"
An outdoor Distributed Antenna System
"Indoor DAS"
An indoor Distributed Antenna System
"Repeater"
A cell that repeats/boosts the signal of another cell
"Other"
A cell that does not meet any of the above descriptions

Site Geographic

Column I:

Classification

Description:
This field indicates the morphology of the area that the site serves using one of the possible entries listed below.
Please provide a description of the methodology used to determine these classifications in a separate attachment.
Format of Field:
Text

Possible Entries:


"Urban"
"Suburban"
"Rural"

Antenna Height -

Column J:
(Feet - AGL)
Description:
This field indicates the antenna height above ground level in feet.
Format of Field:
Number

Possible Entries:


100

Site Height (Feet -

Column K:

ASL)

Description:
This field indicates the antenna height above sea level in feet.
Format of Field:
Number

Possible Entries:


467

Backup Power

Column L:

Capacity (Hours)

Description:
This field indicates the number of hours of available site backup power.
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Site Data Instructions

"Site Data" Table
Format of Field:
Number

Possible Entries:


4
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Site Data Instructions

Site

Number of

Geographic Antenna Height Site Height

Backup Power

Date

Site ID

Sectors

Latitude

Longitude

County FIPS

CMA

Site Type Classification

- (Feet - AGL)
(Feet - ASL)

Capacity (Hours)

Site Data Template
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"Traffic" Table
The following data descriptions apply to the columns of the "Traffic" table. In general, this table is intended to provide data on the average busy
hour voice and data traffic at each Verizon site/sector, by technology group and by spectrum band. All busy hour data shall be the
average bouncing busy hour (BBH) over the 5-day business week period (Mon-Fri) in the second week of the month.
The BBH is the one-hour period during the day in which the highest usage is measured,
starting on the hour or half hour, and the highest usage hour may vary from day to day.
In the column headings, "1X" indicates traffic carried by on a 1X network and "DO" indicates traffic carried on a
EVDO network.
Column A:

Date

Description:
The month for which the data is being collected as of the second week of the month, except as specified for Columns
F, I, N, and S below.
For months subsequent to the date of this request, use projected data (except no projected data needed for Columns F, I, N, and S).
Provide two sets of projected data: (1) assuming that Verizon's discontinuance request is granted; and (2) assuming that
the request is not granted.
For columns F, I, N, and S ("Minutes = Utilization Threshold"), report cumulative minutes for the entire reporting month.
Format of Field:
Text - YYYY_MM

Possible Entries:


2011_05
2012_01
2013_01
2014_01
2011_06
2012_02
2013_02
2014_02
2011_07
2012_03
2013_03
2014_03
2011_08
2012_04
2013_04
2014_04
2011_09
2012_05
2013_05
2014_05
2011_10
2012_06
2013_06
2014_06
2011_10
2012_07
2013_07
2014_07
2011_11
2012_08
2013_08
2014_08
2011_12
2012_09
2013_09
2012_10
2013_10
2012_11
2013_11
2012_12
2013_12
Column B:

Site ID

Description:
A unique site ID for the site to which this data record applies.
Format of Field:
Text
Example Entries:
"AL0001", "VA0128", etc.
Column C:

Sector ID

Description:
A unique sector ID for the sector to which this data record applies, created by adding a suffix to the site ID.
Format of Field:
Text
Example Entries:
Suffix examples include "A","B","C" or "1","2","3"

Cellular Band - 1X


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Traffic Instructions

"Traffic" Table
Column D:

Cell_1X_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic_Erlangs

Description:
BBH voice traffic in Erlangs carried by 1X carriers in the Cellular band
Format of Field:
Number
Column E:

Cell_1X_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic

Blocking%

Description:
Percent of BBH voice traffic channel blocking or congestion
Format of Field:
Decimal
Column F:

Cell_1X

Minutes = Utilization

Threshold

Description:
Cumulative time in minutes that 1X carriers in the Cellular band reach 100% utilization threshold for the reporting month
Format of Field:
Number

PCS Band - 1X


Column G:

PCS_1X_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic_Erlangs

Description:
BBH voice traffic in Erlangs carried by 1X carriers in the PCS band
Format of Field:
Number
Column H:

PCS_1X_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic

Blocking%

Description:
Percent of BBH voice traffic channel blocking or congestion
Format of Field:
Decimal
Column I:

PCS_1X

Minutes = Utilization

Threshold

Description:
Cumulative time in minutes that 1X carriers in the PCS band reach 100% utilization threshold for the reporting month
Format of Field:
Number

AWS Band - LTE


Column J:

AWS_LTE_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic_Erlangs

Description:
BBH voice traffic in Erlangs carried by LTE carriers in the AWS band
Format of Field:
Number
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Traffic Instructions

"Traffic" Table
Column K:

AWS_LTE_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic

Blocking%

Description:
Percent of BBH voice traffic channel blocking or congestion
Format of Field:
Decimal
Column L:

AWS_LTE_Avg BBH

Data Traffic

Downlink_MB

Description:
BBH base to mobile data traffic in MB carried by LTE carriers in the AWS band
Format of Field:
Number
Column M:

AWS_LTE_Avg BBH

Data Traffic

Uplink_MB

Description:
BBH mobile to base data traffic in MB carried by LTE carriers in the AWS band
Format of Field:
Number
Column N:

AWS_LTE

Minutes = Utilization

Threshold

Description:
Cumulative time in minutes that LTE carriers in the AWS band reach 100% utilization threshold for the reporting month
Format of Field:
Number
700MHz - LTE
Column O:
700_LTE_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic_Erlangs

Description:
BBH voice traffic in Erlangs carried by LTE carriers in the 700MHz band
Format of Field:
Number
Column P:
700_LTE_Avg BBH

Voice Traffic

Blocking%

Description:
Percent of BBH voice traffic channel blocking or congestion
Format of Field:
Decimal
Column Q:
700_LTE_Avg BBH

Data Traffic

Downlink_MB

Description:
BBH base to mobile data traffic in MB carried by LTE carriers in the 700MHz band
Format of Field:
Number
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Traffic Instructions

"Traffic" Table
Column R:
700_LTE_Avg BBH

Data Traffic

Uplink_MB

Description:
BBH mobile to base data traffic in MB carried by LTE carriers in the 700MHz band
Format of Field:
Number
Column S:
700_LTE

Minutes = Utilization

Threshold

Description:
Cumulative time in minutes that LTE carriers in the 700MHz band reach 100% utilization threshold for the reporting month
Format of Field:
Number
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Traffic Instructions

Cell_1X_Avg

Cell_1X

PCS_1X_Avg

PCS_1X

AWS_LTE_Avg AWS_LTE_Avg AWS_LTE_Avg

AWS_LTE

700_LTE_Avg
700_LTE_Avg

Cell_1X_Avg

BBH Voice

Minutes = or >

PCS_1X_Avg

BBH Voice

Minutes =

AWS_LTE_Avg

BBH Voice

BBH Data

BBH Data

Minutes =

700_LTE_Avg

BBH Voice

BBH Data

Sector

BBH Voice

Traffic

Utilization

BBH Voice

Traffic

Utilization

BBH Voice

Traffic

Traffic

Traffic

Utilization

BBH Voice

Traffic

Traffic

Site ID

ID

Traffic_Erlangs

Blocking%

Threshold

Traffic_Erlangs

Blocking%

Threshold

Traffic_Erlangs

Blocking%

Downlink_MB

Uplink_MB

Threshold

Traffic_Erlangs

Blocking%

Downlink_MB

Traffic Template

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