Chapter 17. Policy Control

  1. Cornelia Kappler Ph.D.

Published Online: 12 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch17

UMTS Networks and Beyond

UMTS Networks and Beyond

How to Cite

Kappler, C. (2009) Policy Control, in UMTS Networks and Beyond, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch17

Author Information

  1. deZem GmbH, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470031902

Online ISBN: 9780470682029



  • policy control;
  • policy and charging control (PCC);
  • policy control in computer networks;
  • policy control in QoS authorization;
  • IETF policy architecture;
  • Subscriber Profile Repository (SPR);
  • message flow for service-based local policy;
  • Policy Enforcement Point (PEP);
  • Policy Decision Point (PDP)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Description of the Problems

  • Policy Control in Computer Networks

  • Policy Control in UMTS

  • Discussion

  • Summary