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Signalling in SCN Rel 4.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong
248 and BICC 2 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4. H. and the PSTN exchange in 3GPP Rel4 List the main functions of RANAP.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong . HLR.Objectives By the end of this module you should be able to: • • List necessary signalling protocols needed in the MSS. SIGTRAN. MGW. BSC.
BICC CS-2 GCS ISUP H.248 H.Network architecture SCE CPS MAP CAP/INAP HLR/HSS CAP/INAP SIP BSC MAP MAP GSM VMSS SIP.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .248 RNC A MGW Iu-CS MGW Packet Core NW PSTN/ISDN WCDMA 3 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.
248 IP Mc H.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong . SIP ATM/IP HLR Services CAP MSC Server Nc H.248 IP Sigtran IP Mc AAL5/ATM AAL2/AAL5 ATM Nb RTP IP MGW SS7 TDM PSTN RNC AAL2 ATM BSC 4 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.248 for MGW control CAS and PBX calls are connected to the RANAP Integrated MSS Iu-CS BSSAP MGW A TDM MAP MSC Server Sigtran IP BICC.MSS Interfaces & Protocols • • • • • • RANAP and BSSAP for radio access control BICC and SIP for bearer independent call control ISUP. TUP and IUP for TDM trunk call control All above SS7 signaling over SIGTRAN via MGW H.
PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .248 M3UA SCTP IP SCCP RANAP SCCP RNC MTP3b AAL5 ATM Phy MTP3b AAL5 ATM Phy MTP Backbone MGW MGW MGW MTP PSTN 5 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.248 BICC ISUP M3UA SCTP IP H.Control Plane Protocol Stacks MSC Server MSC Server BSSAP RANAP BSSAP BSC SCCP MTP SCCP M3UA SCTP IP M3UA SCTP IP BICC H.
New Protocols in SCN Rel4 • Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP) • SIGTRAN • Media Gateway Control protocol (H.248/MEGACO) • Bearer independent call control (BICC) 6 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .
thus handling activities between the RAN and CN.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong R MGW IP . L • Broadband CCS MSS/VLR A N A P RANAP ATM RNC 7 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.RANAP ---Radio Access Network Application Part • Maintains Iu-interface Control Plane.
Signalling over IP • Sigtran defines a standardized way of carrying any SS7 signalling over IP networks • Defines retransmission and reordering functionalities • Physical layer can be any layer 1 technology Sigtran signalling stack Application Signalling adaptation Transport layer Physical layer 8 © NOKIA M3UA SCTP IP Ethernet/SDH/etc.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .Sigtran . Signalling in SCN Rel 4. SCCP. Application can be ISUP. etc. BICC.
M2UA (MTP2 user adaptation layer) • . SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) provides the reliability and redundancy in IP network that are needed for signalling traffic Different adaptation layers possible MAP TCAP SCCP M3UA SCTP IP MAP TCAP SUA SCTP IP • .Signalling Transport (SIGTRAN) • • • Sigtran maps SS7 addressing (Signalling Point Codes or GT addresses) into IP addresses.M3UA (MTP3 user adaptation layer) • .PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .SUA (SCCP user adaptation layer) M3UA supported in the 1st implementation of Rel4 • M3UA (MTP3 User Adaptation) provides MTP3 user adaptation for upper layers to use 9 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.
Only one association allowed per computer unit. 10 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4. Association is identified by the computer unit and destination address. "Sigtran link" consists of one SCTP association set.Sigtran Terms and Concepts DX200 Signalling point A Association Set (up to 16 associations) MSC (Server) CCSU_0 CCSU_1 CCSU_2 Addressing based on SPCs! Signalling point B SCTP Association HLR (Client) CCSU_0 IP CCSU_1 CCSU_2 CM CM SPC_1 IP Addresses SPC_2 Signaling Link Set can only contain one "Sigtran link".PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .
4 through the Mc interface.248 protocol is used in the Mc interface between MSC Server and MGW Rel.MEGACO / H.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong MGW .248 ATM/IP/TDM MGW 11 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4. MSS/VLR • MSC Server controls the user plane terminations and contexts in MGW Rel. L MEGACO/ H.4.248 ---Media Gateway Control protocol • The H.
248 • • The MSC Server (MSS) using the H.248 can control the user plane Terminations and Contexts in Media Gateway (MGW) This protocol is used to • • • • reserve and connect terminations connect or release echo canceller to terminations connect or release of tones and announcements to terminations send/receive DTMF tones Protocol stack MGW User data H.248 context C Ta terminations User data SCTP L1 TCP Tb IPv4 or IPv6 12 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong .H.
required in Rel4 networks • BICC is used for call control between two MSC servers in the Nc interface. includes extensions to carry bearer related information. • • allowing a backbone independent Control Plane and User Plane. . Based on ISUP. . due to the fact that BICC is supposed to control calls over ATM/IP connection instead of PCM-TSLs. . MGW address MGW 13 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4. Mgw address Codec: AMR mode 7 .BICC • Specified by ITU-T. The needed bearer specific information is transferred from MGW to MSS trough the H.Bearer Independent Call Control .248 protocol Bearer information carried in signalling messages MSC Server IAM Bearer cntr Bearer cntr MSC Server .PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong MGW .
the information about the bearer is tunneled in H. AAL2 signalling is used. Instead. no separate bearer signalling is used.248 H.248 and SIP or BICC via the MSC Servers.PPT / April 2005 / An Donghong MGW .248 Bearer Control Signalling E.Two ways to establish a bearer • • 1) Use separate bearer control signalling (ATM) 2) Tunnel bearer information in call control messages (IP) MSS Call Control Signalling BICC or SIP MSS In IP backbone. MGW 14 © NOKIA Signalling in SCN Rel 4. AAL2 signalling In ATM backbone. H. bearer is established via separate bearer control signalling.g. In case of ATM AAL2 connections.