Readers will gain a thorough and quick understanding of GSM networks-from air interface to core network and the available services. The book provides an exhaustive coverage of protocol architecture and procedures, including radio resource and mobility management, as well as call handling. It begins by laying down the fundamentals of GSM technology cellular concepts, network and protocol architecture of GSM. This is followed by a discussion of GSM air interface that covers important topics including GSM frame hierarchy, burst structure, physical and logical channels. The discussion then moves onto the three logical parts of any basic wireless architecture-Mobile Station, Access and Core Networks. Important procedures of access and core networks are discussed next. The book ends with discussions of service aspects of GSM networks. These include voice transfer, SMS, cell broadcast service, location services and finally circuit switched data, and the more advanced high-speed circuit switched data.For more details on the CUG supplementary service, the reader is referred to [ 3GPP TS 23.085]. Advice of Charge (AoC) The Advice of Charge (AoC) supplementary service provides the MS with the information to produce an estimate of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||2G Mobile Networks|
|Publisher||:||Tata McGraw-Hill Education - 2006-12-01|