DIAMETER and Charging in LTE/IMS

Some of your questions that will be answered by this book:


  • What are the main differences between RADIUS protocol and its successor Diameter?
  • How is the Diameter protocol structured and which applications and interfaces are supported by IETF and 3GPP?
  • Which are the generic functions supported by the Diameter Base Protocol part and which services are being covered?
  • What is the Diameter protocol stack in detail and which transport protocols are being used?
  • How is Diameter used in the IMS environment, which functions are realized and how?
  • Which commands are used on the Cx / Dx, interfaces?
  • Where is Diameter used in the EPC and what are the interfaces?
  • Which commands are used on the S6, SWx and Sta interfaces?
  • What is the structure of a typical charging domain and how and when are the Ro and Rf interfaces being used?
  • How is Diameter used for policing in IMS and in the EPC and where are the differences?

Who should acquire this book?

  • Design engineers who need to understand Diameter protocol and interfaces in detail.
  • Test engineers who require a deep inside view of the various Diameter enhancements.
  • Anyone who needs to understand the Diameter terminology, features, interfaces and the applicability in future 3GPP networks.

Product Details:

  • Paperback
  • 392 Pages
  • over 160 Illustrations and Tables
  • 978-3-936273-74-8
  • Price Paperback: Euro 399.- (net)

  • Price eBook: Euro 299.- (net)

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