1 Scope

23.1533GPPOut of band transcoder controlRelease 17Stage 2TS

The present document specifies the stage 2 description of the Out-of-Band Transcoder Control for speech services. It describes the principles and procedures to support Transcoder Free Operation, Tandem Free Operation and the interworking between TrFO and TFO. Transcoder at the edge is also part of the present document.

The present document specifies functions, procedures and information which apply to GERAN Iu mode. However, functionality related to GERAN Iu mode is neither maintained nor enhanced.