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1. Introduction
1.1 Definitions
2. Operator Billing Requirements
2.1 Bill-and-Keep
2.1.1 Serving Operator
2.1.2 Home Operator
2.2 Intercarrier Settlement
2.2.1 Serving Operator
2.2.2 Home Operator
3. Operator Recommendations
3.1 Message Delivery
3.2 Serving Operator Billing
3.3 Home Operator Billing
4. Existing Operator Networks
4.1 No MSC Records for SMS
4.2 MC CDRs Used for Billing
4.3 Transport Layer Address in MC CDR
5. Network Interconnection Options
5.1 Direct Connection
5.2 Transport-Layer Roaming Service Provider
5.3 MAP Layer Roaming Serving Provider
5.4 Billing Clearinghouse
5.5 Multiple Option Scenarios
5.6 Intercarrier Messaging Hubs
6. Solution Elements
6.1 Serving Network CDR Generation
6.1.1 Message Center CDR Generation
6.1.2 Network Probes
6.2 External Billing Information Sources
6.2.1 Home Network
6.2.2 Roaming Service Provider
6.3 Record Transfer
6.4 Home Operator Billing
6.4.1 Billing Using the MC CDR
6.4.2 Billing Using a Received Record
6.4.3 Billing Using Both MC CDR and Received Record
7. Signaling Issues
7.1 Direct Versus Indirect Routing
7.2 Population of Serving Network Identifier
7.2.1 MAP Layer Identifier
7.2.2 Transport Layer Identifier
7.2.3 Mobile Terminated SMS
7.3 Address Parameter Population
7.4 Global Title Addressing for SMS
7.5 Message Length
7.5.1 Message Segmentation
7.5.2 Failure Treatments
7.5.3 Mobile-Originated SMS
7.6 Subscriber Provisioning
7.6.1 Service Option List Population
7.7 Numbering Formats
7.8 SMSNotification Support
7.9 Agreement Management
7.10 Roaming to SMS-Incapable Markets
7.11 MDN-Based Message Centers
7.12 Subsystem Numbers
7.13 Multiple Message Centers
7.14 Service Options
8. Glossary
Appendix I - SMS Message Flows
I.1 Successful MT SMS
I.2 Postponed MT-SMS
I.3 Successful MO-SMS – Indirect Routing
I.4 Successful MO-SMS – Direct Routing
I.5 Mobile-to-Mobile SMS
Appendix II - Additional Message Routing Options
II.1 Super-Indirect
II.1.1 Billing Output
II.1.2 Discussion and Issues
II.2 Local Service
II.2.1 Discussion
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Published by: Peter Scot on Feb 17, 2011
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