Chapter 4. Non-Access Stratum

  1. Chris Johnson

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470727225.ch4

Radio Access Networks for UMTS: Principles and Practice

Radio Access Networks for UMTS: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Johnson, C. (2008) Non-Access Stratum, in Radio Access Networks for UMTS: Principles and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470727225.ch4

Author Information

  1. Nokia Siemens Networks, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470724057

Online ISBN: 9780470727225

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Keywords:

  • Access Stratum (AS) and Non-Access Stratum (NAS);
  • Mobility Management (MM) sublayer;
  • Connection Management (CM) sublayer;
  • RRC Initial Direct Transfer message;
  • GPRS Short Message Service (GSMS);
  • Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity (TMSI);
  • LA Identity (LAI);
  • Mobile Country Code (MCC), Mobile Network Code (MNC) and Location Area Code (LAC);
  • Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) identifier;
  • Packet Temporary Mobile Subscriber Identity (P-TMSI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Concepts

  • Mobility Management

  • Connection Management

  • PLMN Selection