Gateway Mobile Services Switching Center (GMSC) - A network elementused to interconnect two GSM networks.GSM Interworking Unit (GIWU) - The network element which interfaces tovarious data networks.
1.2.5 International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI)Number:-
The IMSI is a unique non-dialable number allocated to each mobilesubscriber in the GSM system that identifies the subscriber and his or her subscription within the GSM network. The IMSI resides in the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), which is transportable across Mobile StationEquipment (MSE). The IMSI is made up of three parts (1) the mobilecountry code (MCC) consisting of three digits, (2) the Mobile Network Code(MNC) consisting of two digits, and (3) the Mobile Subscriber IdentityNumber (MSIN) with up to 10 digits.
1.2.6 Mobile Subscriber ISDN (MSISDN) Number:-
The MSISDN is the dial able number that callers use to reach a mobilesubscriber. Some phones can support multiple MSISDNs - for example, aU.S.-based MSISDN and a Canadian-based MSISDN. Callers dialing either number will reach the subscriber.
1.2.7 Mobile Station Equipment (MSE) Subscription Services:
GSM carriers typically order Mobile Station Equipment (MSE) (or GSMphones) from their suppliers (Nokia, Motorola, Sony, etc.) in large quantities(e.g. 1000 Units). After receiving an order, the equipment supplier willprogram the ordered MSE SIMs with a range of IMSI numbers.
: ABC Communications Inc. orders 1000 MSE Units with thefollowing range of IMSIs.
MCC MNC MSINUnit #1
310 68 4451000
310 68 4451999