What is BSIC and its use in GSM

BSIC=NCC+BCC In GSM system, each BTS is allocated with a color code, which is called BSIC. MS can identify two cells with the same BCCH by the help of BSIC….

Network Color Code NCC for GSM

NCC is a part of BSIC. MS uses it to distinguish adjacent BTS that belong to different GSM PLMN. NCC is composed of 3 bits, with the range of 0…

BCH,CCCH and DCCH Channel of GSM

BCH (Broadcast Channels) BCCH(Broadcast Control Channels) Downlink Only. Broadcast information of the serving cell (System Information). Transmitted on timeslot zero of BCCH carrier. Read only by idle mobile at least…

GSM RF Optimization Step by Step

Here I write about GSM RF Optimization Step by Step and how to find KPI degradation and its solution. The RF network optimization process can be categorized by the following…

Downlink Logical Channel in GSM

In 2G GSM Technology in forward direction Downlink (GSM BTS to GSM Mobile). There are mainly five Downlink Logical Channel in GSM. Frequency correction channel (FCCH) Synchronous channel (SCH) Broadcast…

LTE INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

The uppermost evolution track shown in Figure is that developed in the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), which is currently the dominant standards development group for mobile radio systems and…

Structure of Main BCCH in GSM

The TDMA/FDMA multiplexing is used in GSM, the information needed in the synchronization between MS and BTS is provided by FCCH+SCH. The MS determines the frequency of the BCCH carrier…

What is Principle for Frequency Planning in GSM

The actual frequency planning of certain areas is usually conducted with such areas divided into segments geographically, i.e., first divide a complex network into small networks. However, there should be…

BTS Color Code BCC in GSM

BCC is a part of BSIC. For its function, please refer to above sections. BCC is composed of 3 bits. The available range is from 0 to 7. BSIC includes…

What is Network Identity Parameter CGI in GSM

Network identity parameters mainly include cell global identity (CGI) and base station identity code (BSIC). CGI=MCC+MNC+LAC+CI Once MS receives SYS INFO, it decodes the CGI information, and decides whether it…

List of Important Terminology of GSM

MOBILE STATIONS ISDN NUMBER (MSISDN) Is the mobile number used in a GSM PLMN (Public Land Mobile Network) MSISDN = Country Code + National Destination Code + Subscriber number e.x….

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