Epc And 4g Packet Networks: Driving The Mobile Broadband Revolution

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byMagnus Olsson, Catherine Mulligan

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Get a comprehensive and detailed insight into the Evolved Packet Core EPC with this clear, concise and authoritative guide a fully updated second edition that covers the latest standards and industry developments. The latest additions to the Evolved Packet System EPS including e.g. Positioning, User Data Management, eMBMS, SRVCC, VoLTE, CSFB. A detailed description of the nuts and bolts of EPC that are required to really get services up and running on a variety of operator networks. An in-depth overview of the EPC architecture and its connections to the wide variety of network accesses, including LTE, LTE-Advanced, WCDMA/HSPA, GSM, WiFi, etc. The most common operator scenarios of EPS and the common issues faced in their design. The reasoning behind many of the design decisions taken in EPC, in order to understand the full details and background of the all-IP core NEW CONTENT TO THIS EDITION " 150+ New pages, new illustrations and call flows " Covers 3GPP Release 9, 10 and 11 in addition to release 8 " Expanded coverage on Diameter protocol, interface and messages " Architecture overview " Positioning " User Data Management " eMBMS LTE Broadcasting " H e NodeB/Femto Cells " LIPA/SIPTO/Breakout architectures " Deployment Scenarios " WiFi interworking " VoLTE/MMTel, CS fallback and SRVCC SAE is the core network that supports LTE, the next key stage in development of the UMTS network to provide mobile broadband. It aims to provide an efficient, cost-effective solution for the ever-increasing number of mobile broadband subscribers There is no other book on the market that covers the entire SAE network architecture; this book summarizes the important parts of the standards, but goes beyond mere description and offers real insight and explanation of the technology Fully updated with the latest developments since the first edition published, and now including additional material and insights on industry trends and views regarding future potential applications of SAE

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Get a comprehensive and detailed insight into the Evolved Packet Core EPC with this clear, concise and authoritative guide a fully updated second edition that covers the latest standards and industry developments. The latest additions to the Evolved Packet System EPS including e.g. Positioning, User Data Management, eMBMS, SRVCC, VoLTE...

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Future mobile access networks will require upgraded telecommunications networks; 3G LTE/ SAE is the next step, allowing data rates above 100 Mbps. Telecommunications engineers will need to understand the new SAE/ EPC architecture and its tendency towards automatic configuration, but the complexity, length and dryness of the standards d...

Magnus Olsson is an expert in system architecture and standardization at Ericsson. He has worked with the overall mobile network architecture since joining Ericsson in 1995 and has over 10 years of experience in the standardization of mobile systems. He served as the chairman of 3GPP TSG SA WG2 (Architecture Working Group) for four yea...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081013078

ISBN - 13:9780081013076

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Mobile Broadband and the Core Network Evolution Architecture Overview EPS Deployment Scenarios and Operator Cases Data Services in EPS Voice Services in EP Session Management and Mobility Security Quality of Service, Charging, and Policy Control Selection Functions; Subscriber Data Management Voice and Emergency Services LTE Broadcasting Positioning Offload Functions and Simultaneous Multi-Access EPS Network Entities and Interfaces Protocols Procedures Conclusions and Looking Ahead Appendices: Standards Bodies Associated with EPS Abbreviations