Chapter 1. Introduction to GSM Networks

  1. Rogier Noldus B.Sc., M.Sc.

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028483.ch1

CAMEL: Intelligent Networks for the GSM, GPRS and UMTS Network

CAMEL: Intelligent Networks for the GSM, GPRS and UMTS Network

How to Cite

Noldus, R. (2006) Introduction to GSM Networks, in CAMEL: Intelligent Networks for the GSM, GPRS and UMTS Network, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028483.ch1

Author Information

  1. Ericsson Telecommunications, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016947

Online ISBN: 9780470028483

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Keywords:

  • GSM network;
  • core network (CN) - MSC(s);
  • GMSC(s);
  • HLR(s);
  • GSM mobility;
  • mobile station;
  • international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI);
  • Mobile Station Integrated Services Digital Network Number (MSISDN Number);
  • basic services;
  • Supplementary services (SS) in GSM;
  • CAMEL phases 1–4

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Signalling in GSM

  • GSM Mobility

  • Mobile Station

  • Identifiers in the GSM Network

  • Basic Services

  • Supplementary Services