1 Scope

12.153GPPGeneral Packet Radio Service (GPRS)GPRS ChargingRelease 1997TS

The GSM PLMN supports a wide range of voice and non-voice services in the same network. In order to enable operators the ability to provide a commercially viable service there is a need to provide charging functions. The present document describes the functionality of charging in GPRS needed to support the first phase of GPRS, as defined in GSM 02.60 [3] and GSM 03.60 [8] (packet based services).