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authorHarald Welte <laforge@osmocom.org>2019-11-20 11:03:11 +0100
committerHarald Welte <laforge@osmocom.org>2019-11-20 11:03:11 +0100
commit135fd1159d2b4b581c181bcf6d0db22e572968ff (patch)
treea97c4ab8848957cdeb93167af254889f7711959d
parent9a47d43e2db258dd50079f6a8c63da49d4e628fa (diff)
missing glossary items; mostly MSC/3G related
-rw-r--r--common/chapters/glossary.adoc17
1 files changed, 17 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/common/chapters/glossary.adoc b/common/chapters/glossary.adoc
index e8fed3c..0452324 100644
--- a/common/chapters/glossary.adoc
+++ b/common/chapters/glossary.adoc
@@ -120,12 +120,16 @@ GSM::
GSMTAP::
GSM tap; pseudo standard for encapsulating GSM protocol layers over
UDP/IP for analysis
+GSUP::
+ Generic ubscriber Update Protocol. Osmocom-specific alternative to TCAP/MAP
GT::
Global Title; an address in SCCP
GTP::
GPRS Tunnel Protocol; used between SGSN and GGSN
HLR::
Home Location Register; central subscriber database of a GSM network
+HNB-GW::
+ Home NodeB Gateway. Entity between femtocells (Home NodeB) and CN in 3G/UMTS.
HPLMN::
Home PLMN; the network that has issued the subscriber SIM and has his record in HLR
IE::
@@ -143,6 +147,12 @@ IP::
Internet Protocol (_IETF RFC 791_ <<ietf-rfc791>>)
IPA::
_ip.access GSM over IP_ protocol; used to multiplex a single TCP connection
+Iu::
+ Interface in 3G/UMTS between RAN and CN
+IuCS::
+ Iu interface for circuit-switched domain. Used in 3G/UMTS between RAN and MSC
+IuPS::
+ Iu interface for packet-switched domain. Used in 3G/UMTS between RAN and SGSN
LAC::
Location Area Code; 16bit identifier of Location Area within network
LAPD::
@@ -174,8 +184,13 @@ MM::
Mobility Management; part of the GSM Layer 3 Protocol
MNC::
Mobile Network Code; identifies network within a country; assigned by national regulator
+MNCC::
+ Mobile Network Call Control; Unix domain socket based Interface between MSC and external call control entity
+ like osmo-sip-connector
MNO::
Mobile Network Operator; operator with physical radio network under his MCC/MNC
+MO::
+ Mobile Originated. Direction from Mobile (MS/UE) to Network
MS::
Mobile Station; a mobile phone / GSM Modem
MSC::
@@ -183,6 +198,8 @@ MSC::
core network
MSISDN::
Mobile Subscriber ISDN Number; telephone number of the subscriber
+MT::
+ Mobile Terminated. Direction from Network to Mobile (MS/UE)
MTP::
Message Transfer Part; SS7 signaling protocol (_ITU-T Q.701_ <<itu-t-q701>>)
MVNO::