4 General

22.2203GPPRelease 17Service requirements for Home Node B (HNB) and Home eNode B (HeNB)TS

4.1 Description

Access to 3G and evolved 3G (EPS) services may be provided via UTRAN or E-UTRAN cellular base stations belonging to e.g. domestic, business, commercial enterprises. This type of access may be provided by the PLMN by means of HNB and HeNB (jointly referred to as H(e)NB). The H(e)NB provides services either only to a Closed Subscriber Group (CSG) or to other mobile subscribers too. The H(e)NB is connected to the mobile operator core network using IP via any suitable access technology.