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Signaling System #7, Sixth Edition,9780071822145

Signaling System #7, Sixth Edition

Edition: 6th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 8/28/2014
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
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Thoroughly updated to cover the latest advances in the telecommunications industry, Signaling System # 7, Sixth Edition, addresses the impact of emerging technologies and applications, such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 4G networks, on SS7. An all-new chapter on Diameter discusses how to successfully implement SS7-to-Diameter interfaces to bridge 3G and 4G networks. Real-world examples, protocol message details, call flows, and effective migration strategies are included in this practical guide.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • The SS7 network--international and national planes
  • The OSI model
  • SS7 protocols and the protocol stack
  • Signal units
  • Message Transfer Part (MTP), including level 3
  • Signaling Transport (SIGTRAN)
  • ISDN User Part (ISUP)
  • Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
  • Transaction Capabilities Application Part (TCAP)
  • The evolution to Diameter

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Signaling System #7Chapter 2: The SS7 NetworkChapter 3: Overview of a ProtocolChapter 4: Overview of Signal Units Chapter 5: Message Transfer Part (MTP)Chapter 6: Message Transfer Part (MTP) Level 3Chapter 7: Signaling Transport (SIGTRAN)Chapter 8: ISDN User Part (ISUP)Chapter 9: General Description of SCCP FunctionsChapter 10: Overview of TCAPChapter 11: Mobile Application Part (MAP)Chapter 12: SS7 and the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)Appendix A: ITU-TSS SS7 PublicationsAppendix B: American National Standards Institute (ANSI) SS7 PublicationsAppendix C: Cause Codes Appendix D: Acronym ListBibliographyIndex

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