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UMTS RRC States

Picture below shows the RRC states in UTRA RRC Connected Mode, including transitions between UTRA RRC connected mode and GSM connected mode for CS domain services, and between UTRA RRC connected mode and GSM/GPRS ac!et modes for PS domain services" #t also shows the transitions between #dle Mode and UTRA RRC Connected Mode and furthermore the transitions within UTRA RRC connected mode"

RRC States and State Transitions including GSM CELL_DCH state is characterised b$% & A dedicated h$sical channel is allocated to the U' in u lin! and downlin!" & The U' is !nown on cell level according to its current active set" & (edicated trans ort channels, downlin! and u lin! )T((* shared trans ort channels, and a combination of these trans ort channels can be used b$ the U'" CELL_FACH state is characterised b$% & +o dedicated h$sical channel is allocated to the U'" & The U' continuousl$ monitors a ,AC- in the downlin!" & The U' is assigned a default common or shared trans ort channel in the u lin! )e"g" RAC-* that it can use an$time according to the access rocedure for that trans ort channel" & The osition of the U' is !nown b$ UTRA+ on cell level according to the cell where the U' last made a cell u date"

& #n T(( mode, one or several USC- or (SC- trans ort channels ma$ have been established" CELL_PCH state is characterised b$% & +o dedicated h$sical channel is allocated to the U'" & The U' selects a PC- with the algorithm, and uses (R. for monitoring the selected PC- via an associated P#C-" & +o u lin! activit$ is ossible" & The osition of the U' is !nown b$ UTRA+ on cell level according to the cell where the U' last made a cell u date in C'//0,AC- state" URA_PCH State is characterised b$% & +o dedicated channel is allocated to the U'" & The U' selects a PC- with the algorithm, and uses (R. for monitoring the selected PC- via an associated P#C-" & +o u lin! activit$ is ossible" & The location of the U' is !nown on UTRA+ Registration area level according to the URA assigned to the U' during the last URA u date in C'//0,AC- state"

Call reselection procedures:

States and rocedures in the cell reselection rocess in connected mode

1hen a cell reselection is triggered, the U' evaluates the cell reselection criteria based on radio measurements, and if a better cell is found that cell is selected, rocedure Cell reselection" #f the change of cell im lies a change of radio access technolog$, the RRC connection is released, and the U' enters idle mode of the other RAT" #f no suitable cell is found in the cell reselection rocedure, the U' eventuall$ enters idle mode" 1hen an #nitial cell reselection is triggered, the U' shall use the #nitial cell reselection rocedure to find a suitable cell" 2ne e3am le where this rocedure is triggered is at radio lin! failure, where the U' ma$ trigger an initial cell reselection in order to re4uest re5establishment of the RRC connection" #f the U' is unable to find a suitable cell, the U' eventuall$ enters idle mode"