School of Advanced Communications Technologies

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IN & CAMEL (with pre-paid) – Programme Details

Section 1 – Services in Modern Networks

  • Modern Network Architecture – A Brief Overview
  • Services and Features of Modern Networks
  • Advanced Services and Applications
  • Basic Service Support in Fixed Networks – Entities
  • SS7 In Modern Networks – Basics

Section 2 – Intelligent Networks

  • Switching and Signalling In Modern Networks
  • Call Control – ISUP (ISDN User Part)
  • Example Basic Call Scenarios
  • The Intelligent Network Concept Explained
  • Benefits of Using the IN Concept
  • Basic IN Services
  • Service Creation
  • The IN Capability Sets
  • The IN Conceptual Model Explained
  • The Standard IN Architecture and Functional Entities
  • Basic Call State Models (BCSMs)
  • The Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
  • IN Operation – Basic Calls and Services
  • The Underlying SS7 Network, INAP, TCAP, and SCCP
  • Protection and Resilience
  • Example Service Scenario

Section 3 – Basic GSM and UMTS Operation

  • The GSM / UMTS Architectures – A Basic View
  • Defining Mobility and Roaming
  • Procedures – Location Update, Routing a Call, Sending a Short Message
  • GPRS – Its Role and Basic Operation

Section 4 – CAMEL – Introducing IN into Mobile Networks

  • IN Techniques In Mobile Networks – The problems
  • Roaming Issues
  • The Role of CAMEL
  • The Features of each CAMEL Phase
  • Example Services Provided by CAMEL
  • Example Prepaid Architecture

Section 5 – CAMEL – the Architecture and Protocols

  • The Modified Mobile Architecture – Incorporating CAMEL into GSM and UMTS
  • The CAMEL Application Part (CAP) and Messages Explained
  • CAMEL Operation, including:
    • Basic – Mobile Originated, Mobile Terminated, Forwarding
    • With User Interaction
    • With GPRS
    • With SMS
    • With Location Information / Handovers
    • In Fraud Prevention
    • As a Prepay Feature
    • Interaction with the GSM Databases
  • The Underlying SS7 Network
  • Example Service Scenario
  • Using CAMEL For Prepaid Solutions
    • In The Home Network
    • Whilst Roaming
    • Circuit-Switched, GPRS, Short Message Service

Section 6 – The Evolving Mobile Network

  • The Role of CAMEL in the Evolving Mobile Network
  • The Virtual Home Environment
  • The Open Services Architecture
  • CAMEL in an IP Core Network Environment