2 Functional content

08.063GPPRelease 1999Signalling transport mechanism Specification for the Base Station System - Mobile Services Switching Centre (BSS - MSC) interfaceTS

The functional requirements are as follows:

a) the network call control functions are as specified in Technical Specifications 3GPP TS 08.08 and 3GPP TS 04.08;

b) the minimum set of Message Transfer Part functions are specified in Blue Book CCITT Recommendations Q.702, Q.703, Q.704 and Q.707, with the qualifications specified in this Technical Specification;

The functions are specified in ANSI T1.111 [68] for T1 links.

c) the additional interface functions required for the proper operation of the layer 3 control functions in combination with the Message Transfer Part functions, is specified in clause 4 of this Technical Specification.