Tag : control channel

Dedicated Control Channel (DCCH) in GSM

Dedicated Control Channel (DCCH) in GSM

SDCCH (Stand-alone Dedicated Control Channel) Uplink and Downlink. Used for call setup, authentication, ciphering location update and SMS. SACCH (Slow Associated Control Channel) Downlink and Uplink. Used to transfer signal while MS have ongoing
Resource Element Group in LTE

Resource Element Group in LTE

For the control channel, the radio signaling, the Resource Block is not the adapted unit. The control channels mapped on the Resource Elements Groups (REGs), which represent less radio resources A REG is made