GPRS - Signaling & Protocol Analysis (RAN and Mobile Station)

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


  • How can I evaluate GPRS trace files on the various new interfaces (Gb, Gn, Gp) and on the Abis-Interface?
  • What is the meaning of the various new parameters, counters and timers in GPRS protocols like, PAN_DEC, PAN_MAX, N3104, T3192, T3168, Gamma, Alpha, ... ?
  • What is the meaning of the various new messages that have been defined for GPRS?
  • How can I decode hexadecimal GPRS mobility and session management messages on the Abis-Interface?
  • How can I optimize the operation of our GPRS network?
  • Which statistical information can be retrieved by means of protocol testers to judge our network performance?
  • In case of errors: How can I distinguish conformance problems of the mobile station from RAN issues?
  • What meaning, relationship and consequences do parameters like BS_PCC_CHANS, BS_PRACH_BLKS, BS_PBCCH_BLKS, BS_PAG_BLKS_RES have?

Who should acquire this book?

  • Everybody who needs to optimize GPRS networks.
  • Design Engineers of GPRS network equipment and GPRS mobile stations.
  • Network Planners who need to build joined GSM / GPRS networks.
  • Field engineers who have to analyze GPRS recording files.
  • Test engineers who need to interpret GPRS recording files in the lab.

Product Details:

  • Paperback
  • 955 Pages
  • over 420 Illustrations and Tables
  • ISBN 978-3-936273-17-5
  • Price Paperback: Euro 399.- (net)

  • Price eBook: Euro 299.- (net)

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