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Intelligent Packet Core overview IP Multimedia Subsystem Service control Flexi NS Service gateways and Application Servers Lawful Interception Flexi NG Business partners 2G cellular 3G cellular Corporate MVNO Internet 5 CT46171EN30GLA0 © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 .

control & charging Mobility Management Routing. encapsulation and tunneling (2G) Compression and ciphering (2G) Logical link and radio resource management (2G) • Easy access to services: Override requested APN • Seamless access authentication and service authorization • Access independent service differentiation • Service.End user mobility and connectivity • • • • • Access authentication. subscriber and access awareness SGSN 2G cellular Flexi NG Business partners 3G cellular Corporate MVNO Signaling Data 6 CT46171EN30GLA0 Internet © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 .

Video sharing .MMS 2G GPRS AP 3G GPRS AP GERAN UTRAN 3G GPRS network service profile: -… .Broadband streaming .Browsing .FTP / file downloads • Flexi NG allow controlling the allowed services based on access network information • It is possible to configure dedicated Access Points per access network 7 CT46171EN30GLA0 © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 .Location aware services .Access independent service differentiation 2G GPRS network service profile: .

9G SGSN Charging Service Credit control provisioning CORPORATE PARTNERS DOMAIN Traffic analysis & service switching CT46171EN30GLA0 PARTNERED SERVICES -INTERNET- PUBLIC DOMAIN INTERNET Access Termination 8 Policy Control MVNO & ISP DOMAIN Service connectivity Brokers. GWs © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 .Role of Flexi NG in the PCN Billing System IN Prepaid balance Subs DB OPERATOR SERVICES DOMAIN Real-time Service Control SGSN GPRS/ EDGE 3G/HSDPA SGSN I-HSPA/3. Proxies Appl.

UDP Layer 3 = IP Service Awareness is implemented in Flexi NG to analyze layer 3. FTP. WAP. 4 and 7 protocol headers Legacy 3GPP GGSN sees only the IP address in layer 3 header Layer 2 Layer 1 Example: IPv4 packet IP Header bits Protocol Source IP address Destination IP address 9 TCP Header bits Source port Destination port CT46171EN30GLA0 Higer layer Headers’ bits User data L7 lookup available for • HTTP.0 • Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) • MMS (sending and receiving) © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 . WAP1. SMTP.x. Layer 4 = TCP. etc. RTP.Service Awareness Layers 5-7 = HTTP. WAP2.

3GPP interfaces and reference points Other PLMNs BG Node B X1_2 X1_3 X2 X3 X1_1 RNC Gp LIB LIC Gn Gb Flexi NG Gi Ga/Gz SGSN BSC Gx Ga Gs Gr Gf Ro/Gy Gd CG MSC/VLR HLR/Auc/EIR 10 X2 X3 X1_1 Iu BTS Gn Gn CT46171EN30GLA0 OCS PCRF SMSC © Nokia Solutions and Networks 2014 .