Chapter 6. UMTS Core Network

  1. Heikki Kaaranen1,
  2. Ari Ahtiainen2,
  3. Lauri Laitinen2,
  4. Siamäk Naghian3 and
  5. Valtteri Niemi2
  1. Heikki Kaaranen and
  2. Miikka Poikselkä

Published Online: 29 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047001105X.ch6

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kaaranen, H. and Poikselkä, M. (2005) UMTS Core Network, in UMTS Networks: Architecture, Mobility and Services, Second Edition (eds H. Kaaranen, A. Ahtiainen, L. Laitinen, S. Naghian and V. Niemi), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047001105X.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

  2. 2

    Nokia Research Center, Finland

  3. 3

    Nokia Networks, Finland

Author Information

  1. Oy Aqua Records Ltd, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011034

Online ISBN: 9780470011058

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Keywords:

  • UMTS Core Network (CN);
  • Quality of Service (QoS) requirements;
  • Mobile Termination (MT);
  • Mobility Management (MM) functionality;
  • Equipment Identity Register (EIR);
  • CS-MGW–MSC server division;
  • “Media Gateway” (MGW);
  • Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN);
  • Communication Management (CM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • UMTS Core Network Architecture

  • CN management tasks and control duties

  • Charging, Billing and Accounting

  • IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)

  • IP Multimedia Subsystem Fundamentals

  • IMS Entities and Functionalities