GSM - Signaling & Protocol Analysis (RAN & MS)

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


  • What is the OSI reference model and how does it work?
  • What is the GSM network architecture? What is the function and specifics of the various network elements?
  • How does the SCCP message format look like and which SCCP messages exist?
  • When and why are SCCP connection-less or connection-oriented services used by higher layers?
  • Which GSM network elements and interfaces exist and how does the GSM protocol stack look like?
  • What is the difference between logical and physical channels in GSM? What is the function of the different channel types?
  • Which protocol stack is used on the Abis interface and how does LAPD work?
  • What are the different message formats and structures at the air interface and at the A-interface and the ABIS-interface?
  • How does a mobile terminating call work in GSM?
  • How does a Inter-MSC-Handover work in GSM?

Who should acquire this book?

  • Design Engineers of GSM network equipment and GSM mobile stations.
  • Operations staff of GSM network equipment
  • Engineers who have to implement and to upgrade GSM hardware and software.
  • Everybody who requires a detailed understanding of GSM signaling procedures.

Product Details:

  • Paperback
  • 194 Pages
  • more than 90 Illustrations and Tables
  • ISBN 978-3-936273-36-6
  • Price Paperback: Euro 229.- (net)

  • Price eBook: Euro 199.- (net)

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