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Success causes

The success causes are described below:
1. location_update_c (10)
The location update.
2. facch_emergency_call_c (20)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is emergency call.
3. facch_reestablishment_c (21)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is re-establishment.
4. facch_answer_to_pagin_c (22)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is answering to paging.
5. facch_mo_speech_call_c (23)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is mobile originating speech call.
6. facch_mo_data_call_c (24)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is mobile originating data call.
7. facch_other_procedure_c (25)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is another procedure.
8. facch_mt_data_call_c (26)
FACCH calls for which the establishment cause is mobile terminating data call.
9. facch_imsi_detach_c (27)

Number of IMSI detaches on the TCH channel due to SDCCH congestion.
10. basic_emergency_call_c (40)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is emergency call.
11. basic_reestablishment_c (41)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is re-establishment.
12. basic_answer_to_pagin_c (42)

Basic calls for which the establishment cause is answering to paging.
13. basic_mo_speech_call_c (43)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is mobile originating speech call.
14. basic_mo_data_call_c (44)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is mobile originating data call.
15. basic_other_procedure_c (45)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is another procedure.
16. basic_mt_data_call_c (46)
Basic calls for which the establishment cause is mobile terminating data call.
17. basic_imsi_detach_c (47)
Number of IMSI detaches on the SDCCH channel.
18. ext_in_ul_quality_c (80)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is uplink quality.
19. ext_in_ul_strength_c (81)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is uplink strength.
20. ext_in_dl_quality_c (82)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is downlink quality.
21. ext_in_dl_strength_c (83)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is downlink strength.
22. ext_in_distance_c (84)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is distance.
23. ext_in_o_and_m_inter_c (85)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is O and M intervention.
24. ext_in_resp_to_msc_invoc_c (86)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is resp_to_msc_invoc.
25. ext_in_better_cell_c (87)

An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is better cell.
26. ext_in_directed_retry_c (88)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is directed retry.
27. ext_in_unexpected_c (89)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is unexpected.
28. ext_in_switch_crc_pool_c (90)
An incoming external handover attempt for changing the A interface circuit pool.
29. ext_in_pre_empt_c (91)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is preemption.
30. ext_in_bsc_trho_c (92)
An incoming external handover. The handover setup cause is BSC traffic reason handover.
31. ext_in_isho_c (93)
An incoming external inter-system handover.
32. ext_out_dl_rxlev_c (100)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is downlink rx level.
33. ext_out_ul_rxlev_c (101)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is uplink rx level.
34. ext_out_dl_rxqual_c (102)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is downlink rx quality.
35. ext_out_ul_rxqual_c (103)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is uplink rx quality.
36. ext_out_dl_interf_c (104)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is downlink interference.
37. ext_out_ul_interf_c (105)
An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is uplink interference.

41. 42. ext_out_tr_ho_c (111) An outgoing external handover. ext_out_umbrella_ho_c (108) An outgoing external handover. 45. The handover setup cause is low distance (extended cell radius functionality). The handover setup cause is PBGT handover. ext_out_idr_ho_c (112) An outgoing external handover. ext_out_rap_fld_drop_c (114) An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is Slow Moving MS in the Macro Cell. ext_out_det_slow_mov_ms_c (118) An outgoing external handover. ext_out_pbgt_ho_c (107) An outgoing external handover. The slow moving detection is based 50. ext_out_dr_ho_c (110) An outgoing external handover. ext_out_slow_moving_ms_c (117) An outgoing external handover. ext_out_pre_empt_ho_c (113) An outgoing external handover. 40. The handover setup cause is umbrella handover. The handover setup cause is DR (directed retry) handover. 48. The slow moving detection is based on the MS speed i . 49.38. The handover setup cause is distance. 43. ext_out_switch_crc_pool_c (116) An outgoing external handover attempt to change the A interface circuit pool. The handover setup cause is IDR handover. ext_out_forced_ho_c (109) An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is forced handover. 47. ext_out_distance_c (106) An outgoing external handover. 44. The handover setup cause is pre-emption handover. The handover setup cause is TR (traffic reason) handover. 39. 46. The handover setup cause is low speed of MS. ext_out_low_distance_c (115) An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is rapid field drop.

51. ext_out_det_fast_mov_ms_c (119)

An outgoing external handover. The handover setup cause is high speed of MS. The fast moving detection is based on the MS speed i
52. ext_out_erfd_ho_c (163)
Handover cause Enhanced Field Drop handover.
53. ext_out_bsc_trho_c (164)
An outgoing external handover whose setup cause is BSC traffic reason handover.
54. ext_out_isho_c (190)
An outgoing external inter-system handover. The handover setup cause is BSC traffic load.
55. ext_out_inter_system_da_c (191)
An outgoing external inter-system direct access handover. The handover setup cause is DR (directed retry) handover.
56. ext_out_ibho_to_gsm_c (192)
An outgoing external IMSI based handover from the source GSM network to the GSM authorized networks. The handover setup cause
57. ext_out_ibho_to_utran_c (193)

An outgoing external IMSI based handover from the source GSM network to the UTRAN authorized networks. The handover setup caus
58. inter_dl_rxlev_c (120)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is downlink rx level.
59. inter_ul_rxlev_c (121)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is uplink rx level.
60. inter_dl_rxqual_c (122)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is downlink rx quality.
61. inter_ul_rxqual_c (123)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is uplink rx quality.
62. inter_dl_interf_c (124)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is downlink interference.
63. inter_ul_interf_c (125)

An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is uplink interference.
64. inter_distance_c (126)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is distance.
65. inter_pbgt_ho_c (127)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is PBGT handover.
66. inter_umbrella_ho_c (128)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is umbrella handover.
67. inter_forced_ho_c (129)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is forced handover.
68. inter_dr_ho_c (130)

An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is DR handover.
69. inter_tr_ho_c (131)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is TR (traffic reason) handover.
70. inter_idr_ho_c (132)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is IDR handover.
71. inter_pre_empt_ho_c (133)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is pre-emption handover.
72. inter_rap_fld_drop_c (134)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is rapid field drop.
73. inter_low_distance_c (135)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is low distance (extended cell radius functionality).
74. inter_ok_ci_ratio_c (136)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is ok C/I ratio (Underlay-overlay handover).
75. inter_bad_ci_ratio_c (137)
An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is bad C/I ratio (Underlay-overlay handover).
76. inter_slow_moving_ms_c (138)

An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is Slow Moving MS in the Macro Cell. The slow moving detection is based on th
77. inter_det_slow_mov_ms_c (139)

An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is low speed of the MS . The slow moving detection is based on the MS speed i
78. inter_det_fast_mov_ms_c (156)

An internal inter handover. The handover setup cause is high speed of the MS . The fast moving detection is based on the MS speed i
79. inter_erfd_ho_c (157)
Handover cause Enhanced Field Drop handover.
80. Inter_direct_access_c (158)

The counter indicates the number of successful internal inter-cell handovers from a dedicated control channel to a super-reuse TRX. Ha
81. inter_bsc_trho_c (159)
An internal inter handover whose setup cause is BSC traffic reason handover.
82. inter_dadlb_c (160)
An internal inter handover whose setup cause is Direct Access to Desired Layer/Band.
83. intra_dl_interf_c (140)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is downlink interference.
84. intra_ul_interf_c (141)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is uplink interference.
85. intra_forced_ho_c (142)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is forced handover.
86. intra_dl_rxqual_c (143)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is downlink rx quality.
87. intra_ok_ci_ratio_c (144)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is ok C/I ratio (Underlay-overlay handover).
88. intra_bad_ci_ratio_c (145)
An internal intra handover. The handover setup cause is bad C/I ratio (Underlay-overlay handover).

. intra_inter_band_tch_c (154) A TCH-TCH handover that has been made due to load reasons between BTSs on different frequency bands of a segment. 93. 97. intra_inter_bts_type_tch_c (166) A TCH-TCH handover from an UltraSite or a ConnectSite 100 BTS to a Talk Family BTS due to load reasons within a segment. Intra cell handover from an extended area to a normal area is performed w 92. intra_ho_due_to_hscsd_c (168) An intra cell handover made to enable an HSCSD upgrade. The handover setup cause is pre-emption handover. to a BTS on another freq 99. 95.89. based on SDCCH reservation duration from an UltraSite or ConnectSite 100 BTS to a Talk Family BTS w 101. intra_direct_access_c (150) The counter indicates the number of successful internal intra-cell handovers from a dedicated control channel to a super-r 94. based on SDCCH reservation duration in a BTS on the BCCH frequency band. 90. intra_low_distance_c (148) Intra cell handover from an extended area to a normal area. intra_gprs_ho_c (151) An internal intra handover. intra_pre_empt_ho_c (146) An internal intra handover. 96. intra_distance_c (147) Intra cell handover from a normal area to an extended area. intra_inter_bts_type_sdc_c (167) An SDCCH-SDCCH handover. intra_ho_to_amr_hr_c (152) An intra cell handover from AMR FR to AMR HR. intra_dr_ho_c (149) Assignment attempt from an SDCCH to a super-reuse frequency. Intra cell handover from a normal area to an extended area is performed w 91. The handover is performed in order to get more resources for GPRS . 98. 100. intra_inter_band_sdc_c (155) An SDCCH-SDCCH handover. intra_ho_to_amr_fr_c (153) An intra cell handover from AMR HR to AMR FR.

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3. user_act_block_c (300) Channel blocking caused by the user. bts_fail_block_c (302) Channel blocking caused by a BTS failure. 6. Causes set by the Abis Interface Program Block (ABIPRB) 1. block_slave_c (307) FAILURE message from the MS during a Basic Call. 4. 5. 7. . ass_fail_msg_c (306) The Abis interface receives an ASSIGNMENT 8. abis_msg_corrup_to_bts_c (305) The packing of the Abis interface message fails. netw_act_block_c (301) Channel blocking caused by the network. abis_fail_block_c (304) Channel blocking caused by an Abis failure. lapd_fail_block_c (303) Channel blocking caused by an LAPD failure.Failure causes The failure causes are divided into the following groups according to the program block that sets the cause in question: causes set by the Abis Interface Program Block (ABIPRB) causes set by the Radio Connection Supervision Program Block (RCSPRB) causes set by the A interface Signalling Program Block in BSC (AIVPRB) causes set by the Speech Circuit Control in GSM BSC A interface (SC7PRB) causes set by the Resource Control Program Block in BSC (RC0PRB) causes set by the Handover Attempt Supervisor Program Block (HASPRB) causes set by the Mobile Services Switching Centre (MSC). 2.

conn_fail_c (315) The Abis interface receives a CONNECTION FAILURE message. ch_act_nack_encryp_alg_c (311) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message and the cause is encryption algorithm not supported 13. and the cause is O and M intervention . ch_act_nack_om_inter_c (309) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message. 9. ch_act_nack_c (308) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message or its contents have been corrupted. ch_act_nack_equip_fail_c (310) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message. ch_act_nack_serv_not_ava_c (313) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message and the cause is service is not available . . 12. conn_fail_rem_trans_fail_c (318) The Abis interface receives a CONNECTION 20. 19. ch_act_fail_c (314) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION ACK message and its contents have been corrupted or a timer expires wh 16. conn_fail_rad_inf_fail_c (316) The Abis interface receives a CONNECTION FAILURE message and its cause is radio interface failure . ch_act_nack_rad_ch_alr_a_c (312) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message and the cause is radio channel already allocated 14. 11. conn_fail_rad_link_fail_c (317) The Abis interface receives a CONNECTION FAILURE message and its cause is radio link failure . 17.Channel blocking caused by some other reason than the ones given above. 15. 18. and the cause is equipment failure . 10. data_ind_corrup_c (319) FAILURE message and its cause is remote transcoder failure .

estab_ind_fail_c (321) A timer expires while waiting for an ESTABLISH INDICATION message. The MS has sent an ASSIGNMENT FAILURE or a 25. The contents have been corrupted or a timer expires w 31. 21. err_ind_c (320) The Abis interface receives an ERROR INDICATION message. mode_mod_nack_c (325) The Abis interface receives a MODE MODIFY NACK message. 30.The Abis interface receives a DATA INDICATION message whose contents have been corrupted. rcs_alg_start_ack_fail_c (330) The Abis interface receives an rcs_algorithm_start_ack message whose contents have been corrupted or a timer expires 32. 27. no_meas_result_c (327) No measurement result messages from the BTS. 29. 22. The contents of the message have been corrupted or a timer exp 24. The contents of the message have been corrupted or a timer expires while wai 26. no_resp_from_copro_c (328) Timer expires because the co-process does not respond. A BSC-internal failure. ho_detect_fail_c (324) The Abis interface receives an HO DETECT message. phy_cont_conf_fail_c (329) The Abis interface receives a PHYSICAL CONTEXT CONFIRM message. ho_fail_c (323) The handover has failed and the MS returns to the source channel. estab_conf_fail_c (322) The Abis interface receives an ESTABLISH CONFIRM message. rcs_alg_cl_ack_fail_c (331) The Abis interface receives an rcs_algorithm_clear_ack message whose contents have been corrupted or a timer expires . mode_mod_ack_fail_c (326) The Abis interface receives a MODE MODIFY ACK message whose contents have been corrupted or a timer expires while waiting fo 28. 23.

38. the Abis interface receives a RELEASE 45.33. rej_phantom_res_c (340) Rejected phantom reservations caused by the wrong establishment cause in the channel required message from the MS or a too long d 42. 40. 43. type_conflict_c (338) An attempt to activate a channel with the wrong information in the Abis interface. 34. paging_msg_fail_c (344) INDICATION message or the ESTABLISH_INDICATIO . sapi_3_fail_c (343) During SMS establishment. rel_ind_fail_c (335) The Abis interface receives a RELEASE INDICATION message. The contents of the message have been corrupted or a timer exp 37. 41. 44. forced_rel_c (339) Forced TCH release. overload_c (341) Overload message from the BTS. abi_switchover_c (342) The BCSU switchover has been started. 39. 36. rc0_disco_ind_c (332) The Abis interface receives an rco_disconnect_ind message from RC0. state_conflict_c (337) An attempt to activate a blocked channel in the Abis interface. signalling_error_c (336) DTAP signalling fails. rel_ind_c (334) The Abis interface receives a RELEASE INDICATION message. rf_ch_rel_ack_fail_c (333) The Abis interface receives an RF CH REL ACK message whose contents have been corrupted or a timer expires while waiting for 35.

51. 54. ch_mode_mod_fail_c (349) The Abis interface receives a CH MODE MODIFY ACK message and the mode does not correspond to the requested mode. error_report_c (354) An ERROR REPORT message is received from the BTS. dr_fail_c (351) Directed retry procedure fails. ass_fail_c (350) Timer expires while waiting for the ASSIGNMENT COMPLETE message. 48. 55. ch_required_fail_c (345) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL REQUIRED message whose contents have been corrupted. rrm_serv_req_nack_c (348) The Abis interface receives an RRM CH SER REQ NACK message. 56. 52. 46. ch_act_nack_ch_mode_err_c (355) The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL 57. ch_act_nack_gen_ie_err_c (356) ACTIVATION NACK message and the failure cause is either not implemented unspec . coprocess_fail_c (352) A failure has occurred in co-process.The Abis interface receives an MS PAGING message and the channel has been blocked. mode_mod_nack_equip_fail_c (346) The Abis interface receives a MODE MODIFY NACK message with the cause equipment failure . 47. mode_mod_nack_trc_rat_un_c (347) The Abis interface receives a MODE MODIFY NACK message with the cause requested transcoding/rate adaption not available 49. 50. 53. err_rep_enc_alg_not_imp_c (353) An ERROR REPORT message is received from the BTS and the cause is encryption algorithm not implemented .

downgrades and ALAs due to other ongoing procedures. 65. 63. the latter one is ignored when random access buffering is used in an e 60. hscsd_copro_fail_c (366) Number of channel releases caused by a failure in another channel in the HSCSD configuration. downgrade_c (361) Number of channel releases caused by a downgrade. ignored_double_rand_acc_c (358) If two incoming random accesses have the same frame number. 67. pre_emption_c (368) Number of TCH pre-emption releases. All SDCCH resources controlled by the BCSU 61. 68. 66. ho_not_started_c (362) Number of rejected HO starts due to other ongoing procedures. conf_change_bts_fail_c (364) Number of failed configuration changes due to a MODE MODIFY NACK message or no answer from the BTS. 58. . ho_interrupted_c (360) If an assignment procedure is started before the MS is assigned to move to a new channel. speech_version_unavail_c (357) The Abis interface receives an ASSIGNMENT FAILURE message or a HANDOVER FAILURE message from the MS during an 59. sub_timer_c (367) Number of timer expiries due to sub-channel not responding to the main channel in the HSCSD connection. the handover attempt is terminated with DX 62.The Abis interface receives a CHANNEL ACTIVATION NACK message and the failure cause is general IE error . conf_change_not_allowed_c (363) Number of rejected upgrades. 64. conf_change_ms_fail_c (365) Number of failed configuration changes due to a configuration change reject or no answer from the MS. rtsl_reconf_fail_c (359) Reconfiguration of a dynamic SDCCH resource has failed during immediate assignment. 69.

rrm_invalid_cell_c (405) The traffic channel allocation in the external handover has failed. timing_advance_c (400) The call is released after the distance between the MS and the BTS has reached the maximum value allowed. Causes set by the Radio Connection Supervision Program Block (RCSPRB) 1. that is. 2. 5. The situation is detected by the AIVP 3. bts_not_supporting_c (403) A resource that is not supported by the BTS has been requested. 4. 6. rrm_switch_crc_pool_c (401) The Radio Resource Management Program Block (RRMPRB) sets this cause in the TCH RESOURCE REQUEST NEGATIVE A 3. bsc_bsc_conflict_c (373) Number of unsuccessful channel setups when BSC-BSC conflict control is used. ms_not_supporting_c (404) A resource that is not supported by the MS has been requested. The HANDOVER REQUEST message received by the BSS indicate Causes set by the A interface Signalling Program Block in BSC (AIVPRB) 1.70. rrm_speech_ver_unavail_c (402) The requested speech version is not supported by the target BTS. upgrade_fail_c (369) Number of upgrade procedure failures. estab_ind_corrupted_c (370) Number of ESTABLISH INDICATION messages which the Abis interface receives because of the corrupted contents of the mes 72. aiv_hand_act_fail_c (600) Activation of a hand process fails in the AIVPRB master. after the MS has 2. sccp_conn_fail_c (602) . aiv_ssp_c (601) SCCP connection establishment is not possible because the subsystem is in the prohibited status. 71.

9. 5. 8. 10. 6. 11. 15. ho_denied_ciphering_c (610) Starting of the handover is not allowed because the ciphering procedure is in progress. global_reset_c (606) State change of an SCCP subsystem or a RESET message from the MSC. 4. T10_expiry_c (614) Expiry of GSM timer T10. ho_denied_no_sccp_conn_c (612) Starting of an external SDCCH handover is not allowed because the SCCP connection establishment is not complete. ho_denied_assign_c (609) Starting of the handover is not allowed because an assignment procedure is in progress. aiv_crct_conn_timeout_c (616) Timeout in the AIVPRB while connecting an A interface speech circuit.SCCP connection establishment fails. T7_expiry_c (613) Expiry of GSM timer T7. 14. aiv_crct_res_timeout_c (615) Timeout in the AIVPRB while allocating an A interface speech circuit. 13. A CREF message is received from the MSC. . 7. 12. ho_denied_clear_c (611) Starting of the handover is not allowed because the call clearing procedure is in progress. sccp_conn_timeout_c (603) No response from the MSC to the SCCP connection establishment. sccp_release_c (604) Abnormal release of the SCCP connection (RLSD received). no_dtap_from_msc_c (608) No DTAP message from the MSC after a successful SCCP connection establishment.

16. aiv_conn_refresh_timeout_c (628) Timeout in the connection refreshing procedure. The load is observed by the number of unhandled 27. aiv_speech_version_unava_c (626) The speech coder version requested by the MSC is not supported. aiv_crct_disconn_timeout_c (617) Timeout in the AIVPRB while disconnecting an A interface speech circuit. which supervises the communication between the Abis and the A interface. aiv_conn_refresh_failed_c (629) . 19. which leads to the clearing of the call. aiv_transc_or_rate_unava_c (625) The TCH type requested by the MSC is not supported. aiv_timeout_c (619) Timeout in the AIVPRB in BSC internal communication. aiv_crct_rel_timeout_c (618) Timeout in the AIVPRB while releasing an A interface speech circuit. unknown_a_pcm_c (622) Message received concerning an unknown A interface circuit. is received from the MSC. aiv_pagin_refus_big_load_c (627) A PAGING message is received from the MSC when the BCSU unit load is too high. act_ctrl_timeout_c (620) The BSC internal supervision timer. 25. 18. 28. invalid_bssmap_msg_c (621) An erroneous message. ho_denied_no_proper_crc_c (623) Handover is denied when the AIVPRB receives the handover inquiry message from the Handover Attempt Supervisor Program Block (H 23. has expired. 21. 26. ch_type_mismatch_c (624) The radio interface data rate requirement is totally contradictory with the TCH channel rate request of the channel type IE included in the 24. 20. 17. 22.

a_tsl_status_unknown_c (806) Assignment of a circuit whose status is unknown. sc7_crct_conn_timeout_c (802) Timeout in the SC7PRB while connecting an A interface speech circuit. lsi_access_fail_c (807) Access to the Line Signalling File (LSIGNL) failed. 9. 7. 10. disconnect or release a speech circuit is received from a process which is not recorded as a user of the circuit in t 2. reset_crct_c (811) . 4. 5. scc_access_fail_c (808) Access to the System-controlled Circuit State File (SCCTST) failed. a_tsl_user_mismatch_c (800) A request to connect. crct_equipment_fail_c (810) The SC7PRB has detected a situation which has been caused by hardware problems. 8. 6. a_tsl_blocked_c (805) Assignment of a circuit that is blocked. undef_tsl_in_lsi_c (809) The circuit concerned is not defined in the LSIGNL file. sc7_crct_res_timeout_c (801) Timeout in the SC7PRB while allocating an A interface speech circuit. Causes set by the Speech Circuit Control in GSM BSC A interface (SC7PRB) 1. 11. 12.The connection refreshing procedure has failed. sc7_crct_rel_timeout_c (804) Timeout in the SC7PRB while releasing an A interface speech circuit. sc7_crct_disconn_timeout_c (803) Timeout in the SC7PRB while disconnecting an A interface speech circuit. 3.

a_pcm_fault_c (815) A fault has been detected in the 2-Mbit PCM connection. a_et_state_change_c (819) State change of the ET has occurred. 13. sc7_ssp_c (813) An error caused by the SCCP prohibited status. 16. a_crct_alr_res_c (701) Assignment of a speech circuit which has already been allocated. 8. 6. rc0_transc_or_rate_unava_c (706) The requested channel rate corresponding to the A interface circuit pool has not been defined on the A interface. 2.The RESET CIRCUIT message has been received from the MSC. access_out_of_crct_tbl_c (704) Requested speech circuit not found in the circuit control table. a_crct_removed_c (817) A speech circuit has been removed from use. rc0_cip_type_mismatch_c (707) . a_crct_conn_err_c (702) Connection error in marker while connecting an A interface speech circuit. 14. a_crct_rel_err_c (705) Circuit release error in marker while releasing an A interface speech circuit. rc0_crct_conn_timeout_c (703) Timeout in the RC0PRB while connecting an A interface speech circuit. Causes set by the Resource Control Program Block in BSC (RC0PRB) 1. 7. The situation has been detected by the SC7PRB. 3. rc0_hand_act_fail_c (700) The RC0PRB master fails to activate a hand process. 5. 4. 15.

The circuit type A is totally contradictory with the TCH channel rate requirement or the data rate requirement implies the circuit pool chan
9. rc0_inv_msg_contents_c (708)
The radio interface data rate requirement is totally contradictory with the A interface pool configuration.
10. rc0_req_speech_ver_unava_c (709)
BSC has received either an ASSIGNMENT

REQUEST or a HANDOVER REQUEST message containing speech codec versions,

11. rc0_hunting_queue_full_c (710)
The hunting queue is full.
12. rc0_a_crct_congestion_c (711)
There is no free circuit for the call.
13. rc0_a_search_error_c (712)
The content of the hunting request message is invalid.
14. rc0_crct_pool_mismatch_c (713)
The hunted circuit is from the wrong circuit pool.
15. rc0_rej_due_eme_call_c (714)
The hunting queue is full. An emergency call has taken priority over the ordinary call.
16. rc0_ilc_file_error_c (715)
A interface circuit reservation fails because no pool is available on the hunting list.

Causes set by the Handover Attempt Supervisor Program Block (HASPRB)
1. ho_not_allowed_c (500)

External handover was not allowed during a FACCH call setup, external DR handover was disabled, or all candidate cells for an externa
2. no_radio_res_avail_c (501)
No radio resources in the BTS for channel reservation during handover signalling.
3. no_resp_from_coprocess_c (503)
Signalling with the internal processes has failed during handover signalling.
4. no_resp_to_radio_res_req_c (504)

Target channel reservation has failed during handover signalling. No answer to the radio resource request.
5. has_state_conflict_c (505)
Target channel reservation has failed. CHANNEL

ACTIVATION ACK message not been received and the timer for it has expired.

6. clear_cmd_not_received_c (506)
No CLEAR

COMMAND has been received from the A interface during external source handover signalling.

7. ms_is_lost_c (507)
The timer t3107, t3103 or t9113 has expired. An ASSIGNMENT

COMPLETE or HANDOVER COMPLETE message has not been

8. no_resp_to_ho_cpl_msg_c (508)
Problems in sending the HANDOVER

PERFORMED message by the BSC.

9. has_switchover_c (509)
Switchover has been started and the handover has failed.
10. target_fail_c (510)
Failure in the target channel.
11. source_fail_c (511)
Failure in the source channel.
12. has_call_control_c (512)
The master has failed to create a hand.
13. adj_cell_id_err_c (513)

The handover attempt was interrupted when the BSC noticed that the target cell information (BCCH frequency and/or BSIC) received fr

Causes set by the Mobile Services Switching Centre (MSC)

These causes are only possible during signalling. The BSC cannot observe these causes if the phase is MM signalling (2) or conversation (1
1. m_radio_if_mess_fail_c (900)
Cause value 0x00 radio interface message failure received from the MSC.
2. m_radio_if_fail_c (901)
Cause value 0x01 radio interface failure received from the MSC.

3. m_uplink_quality_c (902)
Cause value 0x02 uplink quality received from the MSC.
4. m_uplink_strength_c (903)
Cause value 0x03 uplink strength received from the MSC.
5. m_downlink_quality_c (904)
Cause value 0x04 downlink quality received from the MSC.
6. m_downlink_strength_c (905)
Cause value 0x05 downlink strength received from the MSC.
7. m_distance (906)
Cause value 0x06 distance received from the MSC.
8. m_o_and_m_inter_c (907)
Cause value 0x07 O and M intervention received from the MSC.
9. m_resp_to_msc_invoc_c (908)
Cause value 0x08 response to MSC invocation received from the MSC.
10. m_call_control_c (909)
Cause value 0x09 call control received from the MSC.
11. m_r_if_f_rev_to_old_c (910)
Cause value 0x0A radio interface failure, reversion to old channel received from the MSC.
12. m_handover_succ_c (911)
Cause value 0x0B handover successful received from the MSC.
13. m_better_cell_c (912)
Cause value 0x0C better cell received from the MSC.
14. m_directed_retry_c (913)
Cause value 0x0D directed retry received from the MSC.
15. m_equipment_fail_c (914)

m_ms_not_equipped_c (920) Cause value 0x26 ms not equipped received from the MSC. m_unexpected_c (925) Unexpected failure from the MSC. 17. 22. 27. m_no_radio_res_avail_c (915) Cause value 0x21 no radio resource available received from the MSC. m_terr_chan_alr_allc_c (923) Cause value 0x50 terrestrial circuit already allocated received from the MSC. 19. 20. m_tr_cod_rat_ad_unav_c (921) Cause value 0x30 requested transcoding/rate adaption unavailable received from the MSC. m_invalid_cell_c (926) Cause value 0x27 invalid cell received from the MSC. m_processor_overload_c (918) Cause value 0x24 processor overload received from the MSC. m_ciph_alg_not_supp_c (922) Cause value 0x40 ciphering algorithm not supported received from the MSC. 21. 16. m_req_terr_res_unava_c (916) Cause value 0x22 requested terrestrial resource unavailable received from the MSC. 18. m_ccch_overload_c (917) Cause value 0x23 ccch overload received from the MSC. 28.Cause value 0x20 equipment failure received from the MSC. 25. m_bss_not_equipped_c (919) Cause value 0x25 bss not equipped received from the MSC. 23. 24. m_invalid_msg_cont_c (927) . m_prot_err_b_bsc_msc_c (924) Cause value 0x60 protocol error between BSC and MSC received from the MSC. 26.

m_unknown_msg_type_c (930) Cause value 0x54 unknown message type received from the MSC. 30. 32. m_ie_or_field_missing_c (928) Cause value 0x52 information element or field missing received from the MSC. 33. m_speech_version_unavail_c (935) Cause value 0x31 requested speech version unavailable received from the MSC. m_switch_crc_pool_c (934) Cause value 0x32 switch circuit pool received from the MSC. m_unknown_ie_c (931) Cause value 0x55 unknown information element received from the MSC. m_traffic_c (937) Cause value 0x0F traffic received from the MSC. 34.Cause value 0x51 invalid message contents received from the MSC. 36. . m_pre_empt_c (936) Cause value 0x29 preemption received from the MSC. 38. m_incorrect_value_c (929) Cause value 0x53 incorrect value received from the MSC. 31. 29. 37. m_transc_or_rate_unavail_c (932) Cause value 0x30 requested transcoding/rate adaption unavailable received from the MSC. 35. m_cip_type_mismatch_c (933) Cause value 0x31 circuit pool mismatch received from the MSC.

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e from the MS or a too long distance between the MS and the BTS. een corrupted or a timer expires while waiting for the message. .mer expires while waiting for the message. TABLISH_INDICATION message received has been corrupted.

o the requested mode. . r not implemented unspecified or mandatory IE error .rate adaption not available .

ttempt is terminated with DX cause ho_interrupted_c. ces controlled by the BCSU are already in use. . ess buffering is used in an extended range cell.sage from the MS during an assignment or a handover and the RR cause is channel mode unacceptable .

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the signalling in question was not successful. The Phase out and the Cause out fields are for the handover ending cause. Correspondingly. .together offer detailed information on call establishment and call clearing during handovers and basic calls: Phase out and the Cause out fields are for the channel release cause. successfully. when these two variables have different cause values.

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DX cause DEC ass_fail_msg_c 306 conn_fail_c conn_fail_rad_inf_fail_c conn_fail_rad_link_fail_c err_ind_c ho_fail_c ho_detect_fail_c ch_mode_mod_fail_c ass_fail_c error_report_c conf_change_ms_fail_c timing_advance_c no_resp_from_coprocess_c ms_is_lost_c target_fail_c source_fail_c 315 316 317 320 323 324 349 350 354 365 400 503 507 510 511 .

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Paging/initial MS on CCCH MM signalling Basic assignment Release FACCH assignment SMS establishment on TCH SMS establishment on SDCCH Ciphering External handover for source side Internal handover intra for source side Internal handover inter for source side External handover for target side Internal handover intra for target side Internal handover inter for target side Conversation .

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. indicates whether a handover is required and performs supervision of the LAPD link by supervising the flow of measurement results co The RRMPRB (Radio Resource Management Program Block) controls the use of the radio channels. SMS. The program block also sets the failure signalling. determines the BTS. The SC7PRB (Speech Circuit Control in GSM BSC A Interface) takes care of the administration of the A interface speech circuits. The progra have occurred in SC7PRB signalling.The ABIPRB (Abis Interface Program Block) is responsible for the normal call phases including basic call. internal intra and inte The main purpose of the RC0PRB (Resource Control Program Block in BSC) is to implement the interface between the marker and the call c The RCSPRB (Radio Connection Supervision Program Block) takes care of the preprocessing of the measurement samples. The HASPRB (Handover Attempt Supervisor Program Block) is responsible for the handover phases including external. ciphering and FACCH call se The AIVPRB (A interface Signalling Program Block in BSC) sets the failures that have occurred mainly in A interface signalling.