Discusses mobility management in GSM, W-CDMA, GPRS and IP networks
Explains mobility aspects from mobile station perspective
Covers security in Cellular and IP networks
Includes real-life examples
Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks Somasekhar V Rudrakshi 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495 Mobility Management is an important and interesting protocol in the cellular and IP networks. From the Foreword “ This book rightly enables the learning of various aspects of Mobility Management coupled with practical experience of commercialization, research, and development. ” Mohan Rao G N S, General Manager Samsung India Software Operations
Author Profile Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495
Somashekhar V Rudrakshi is a senior Technical Leader at Intel Mobile Communications. He is a B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, India. He is an M.S. in Software Systems from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.
Mr. Rudrakshi has wide experience in software development and commercialization of various 2G, 3G, and 4G singlemode and multimode mobile protocol stacks. His journey in the telecommunications domain consists of multiple innovations. He currently holds 7 patents in the field of mobile protocol stacks.
A technocrat and an artist, he is also known as one of the best facilitators for ideation and innovation discussions. His interests include yoga, painting, and teaching.
Advance Praise “ This book can in fact lead to some innovative solutions and implementation of protocols in similar areas like Bluetooth and wireless LAN and can even give rise to standards evolving in future in these technologies” Naren Nande, GM Engineering, Sasken Communication Technologies, Bangalore, India “ The book provides the big picture of mobility management by dealing with IP networks and the integration of 3GPP and IP networks including security aspects in GSM, UMTS, and IP networks” Lokendra Sharma, Senior Technical Developer, Research in Motion, UK “ A very good and insightful book on 2G/2.5/3G mobility and interworking aspects with detailed and easy-to-relate examples to illustrate various complex topics involved in GSM/GPRS/UMTS mobility and interworking” Abhishek Raj, Manager, Intel Mobile Communication “ Impressive technical depth with examples for already deployed networks and real user scenarios on mobility. Good supplement over 3GPP specifications along with answers to many questions not available directly anywhere else” Ashish Kumar, Senior Development Manager, Wireless Protocol and Platform Group, Samsung India Software Operations, Bangalore Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks Somasekhar V Rudrakshi 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495
Table of Contents 1. Understanding Mobility Location Independence Time Independence Device Independence Different Ways of Providing Mobility Location Tracking, Searching and Routing 2. GSM Architecture GSM Architecture GSM Entities and Interfaces The GSM Signalling Protocols References 3. Mobility in GSM Networks Personal Mobility Sim/Usim Personalisation Terminal Mobility Service Mobility References 4. GSM Location Management The MS Powers On Scenarios Location Update Reject Causes Timers in Location Update PLMN Selection Update Status Access Class Call Setup Procedures References 5. Issues with Mobility Management User With 2G Service using Multimode Handset MS Out of Service Malicious Network Can Hurt Downloading SMSs at Power On Only One Timer! Location Area Update Because of Ping Pong Effect Unnecessary HplmnSearch Unfair Traffic Distribution High-Priority PlmnSearch Multiple MCC in India Overhead Involved in Paging and Location Update Three Dynamic Strategies of Location Update Delay in Call Setup Time and Registration Process References 6. Cellular Networks in India MNC Codes in India Growth of Wireless Subscribers (GSM and CDMA) Subscriber Base in Different Categories Reduction in Wireline Subscribers Subscriber Base of Different GSM Mobile Operators Subscriber Base of Different CDMA Mobile Operators Prepaid and Postpaid Subscribers in India Infrastructure Growth in India (MSC and BSC) Minutes of Usage per Subscriber per Month in India Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495
Table of Contents (contd…) Average Minutes of Usage per Subscriber per Month in Different Countries (Year 2006) Call Charges per Minute in Different Countries References 7. GPRS Architecture GPRS Mobility Management Procedures Packet Data Protocol Procedures GPRS Architecture Interface Between MSC/VLR and SGSN (GS-Interface) 8. GPRS Location Management GPRS Mobility Management Procedures GPRS Mobility Management States (Ready-Standby-Idle) Timers and Attempt Counter 9. Data Routing in GPRS What is PDP Context? PDP State (Active/Inactive) Why PDP Context? PDP Context and MM Context PDP Context Activation, Modification and Deactivation Control Plane in GPRS User Plane in GPRS Uplink Data Transfer Downlink Data Transfer GPRS Roaming Exchange [GRX] GPRS Roaming Scenarios References 10. IP Address Allocation Static IP Address Allocation Dynamic IP Address Allocation Who Allocates the IP Address? Transparent Access Nontransparent Access Nontransparent Access using IPv4 and GGSN with DHCP Client IPv4–GGSN as DHCP Relay Agent Access To ISP/Internet Using MIP References 11. The IP World Internet Hosts and Routers Forwarding Module Routing Protocols Interior Gateway Protocols Exterior Gateway Protocols Internet Protocol (IP) Features Provided By IP What IP does not Provide IP Addresses Original IP Addresses IPv4 Addresses: Classfull Addressing Subnetting IPv6 Addresses Unicast Anycast Multicast Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495
Table of Contents (contd…) Autoconfiguration Who Manages and Assigns the IP Addresses? References 12. Mobile IPv4 Steps Involved in Mobile IP Protocol Care of Address Mobile IP Registration Agent Discovery Movement Detection Going Out of Home and Coming Back Home Network Address Translator Reverse Tunneling [RFC 3024] References 13. 3GPP WLAN Interworking Architecture Tight Coupling Loose Coupling 3gppWlanInterworking Scenarios I-Wlanand PlmnSelection I-WlanSelection Plmn Selection Extensible Authentication Protocol [RFC 3748] EapExchange Eap-Sim Accessing the Packet Data Network MS/UE WlanAN AaaProxy Server AaaServer WlanAccess Gateway Packet Data Gateway Tunnel Establishment Network Access Identity References 14. Security Symmetric/Private Key Algorithms Asymmetric/Public Key Algorithms Hybrid Systems One-Way Hash Functions/ Checksum/ Message Digest Digital Signatures Key Management IPsec Security Association Database Authentication Header Ah In Transport Mode Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) Protocol Algorithms Used by AH and ESP Security In GSM Networks Issues with GSM Security Security in UMTS (3G) Networks Network Access Security Network Domain Security User Domain Security Application Domain Security Visibility and Configurability of Security References Mobility Management in Cellular and IP Networks 9780070680807| May 2011 | Crown Quarto (SC) | PP 352 | ` 495