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Epc and 4g Packet Networks

Driving the Mobile Broadband Revolution

By Magnus Olsson, Catherine Mulligan

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Format: Hardcover, 624 pages, 2nd Revised Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 December 2012
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

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Understand and apply the architecture of the Evolved Packet Core (EPC) with this clear, concise and authoritative guide - now fully updated with the latest developments

Table of Contents

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

About the Author

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 years and has contributed to numerous specifications within this forum. He has been involved in driving the System Architecture Evolution (SAE) work item since its inception within 3GPP. He holds an MSc in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering from the Linkoping Institute of Technology. Catherine Mulligan is a Research Fellow at Imperial College, London. Catherine's research focuses on the emerging technologies of the communications industries and the creation of new business models around the data streams associated with them. She has 15 years industrial experience in the communications industries, including 10 years at Ericsson. She holds several patents and is the author of several books on the economics and technologies of the mobile industry. Catherine holds an MPhil in Engineering and PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a BSc (Hons 1) in Business Information Technology from UNSW, Australia.

EAN: 9780123945952
ISBN: 012394595X
Publisher: Academic Press
Dimensions: 23.62 x 19.3 x 3.05 centimetres (1.43 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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