3 Definitions and abbreviations

23.1103GPPRelease 17Services and functionsTSUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) access stratum

3.1 Definitions

For the purposes of the present document, the terms and definitions given in TS 23.101 [2] and the following apply.

Access Stratum: defined in TS 23.101 [2].

Access Network: defined in TS 23.101 [2].

Edge-Node: core network node which is connected to the URAN at a particular instance.

URAN: defined in [TBD].

3.2 Abbreviations

For the purposes of the present document, the following abbreviations apply:

AN Access Network

AS Access Stratum

CC Call Control

DC Dedicated Control SAP

CN Core Network

FFS For Further Study

GC General Control (SAP)

GPRS General Packet Radio Service

GSM Global System for Mobile communications

HPLMN Home Public Land Mobile Network

IF Infrastructure

ME Mobile Equipment

MM Mobility Management

MS Mobile Station

NAS Non Access Stratum

Nt Notification (SAP)

PDN Packet Data Network

PTM Point to Multipoint

RAN Radio Access Network

SAP Service Access Point

SAPI Service Access Point Identifier [???]

SIM Subscriber Identity Module

SMS Short Message Service

SS Supplementary Services

TBD To Be Defined

UE User Equipment

UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

URAN UMTS Radio Access Network

USIM UMTS Subscriber Identity Module

USSD Unstructured Supplementary Service Data

UTRA UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access

UTRAN UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network

VBS Voice Broadcast Service

VGCS Voice Group Call Service

VPLMN Visited Public Land Mobile Network