Chapter 9. User Equipment—Architecture and Protocols

  1. Cornelia Kappler Ph.D.

Published Online: 12 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch9

UMTS Networks and Beyond

UMTS Networks and Beyond

How to Cite

Kappler, C. (2009) User Equipment—Architecture and Protocols, in UMTS Networks and Beyond, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682029.ch9

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



  • user equipment—architecture and protocols;
  • Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC);
  • Mobile Equipment (ME);
  • Terminal Adaptation Function (TAF);
  • Personal Area Networks (PANs);
  • IP multimedia services identity module (ISIM) application;
  • International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI);
  • Network Access Identifier (NAI);
  • Home Subscriber Server (HSS)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Architecture

  • Summary