THE MOST COMPLETE, CURRENT GUIDE TO SIGNALING SYSTEM #7 (SS7)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 onDiameter 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 planesThe OSI modelSS7 protocols and the protocol stackSignal unitsMessage Transfer Part (MTP), including level 3Signaling Transport (SIGTRAN)ISDN User Part (ISUP)Signaling Connection Control Part (SCCP)Transaction Capabilities Application Part (TCAP)The evolution to Diameter
Travis Russell is a technologist with Oracle Communications and the author of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), The IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), and Telecommunications Protocols
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