3 Definitions and abbreviations

04.693GPPBroadcast Call Control (BCC) protocolTS

3.1 Definitions

Definitions used in the present document are also defined in GSM 02.69.

For the purposes of the present document, the following terms and definitions apply:

Attachment of the user connection: see GSM 04.08, subclause 5.2.

Broadcast call channel: downlink channel to be allocated in each cell of the group call area for a particular broadcast call. All MSs of the listening service subscribers in one cell shall listen to the common downlink.

Broadcast call: is used in the same sense as "voice broadcast call".

Calling user: BCC entity in the Mobile Station (MS) initiating or having initiated a broadcast call.

Clearing the context related to the broadcast call establishment: all running BCC timers in the relevant BCC entity are stopped, all attributes in the relevant BCC entity are deleted.

Downlink: network to MS direction.

Group receive mode: see GSM 04.08.

Originating mobile station: MS initiating or having initiated the broadcast call.

Uplink: Mobile station to network direction.

3.2 Abbreviations

Abbreviations used in the present document are also listed in GSM 01.04.

For the purposes of the present document, the following abbreviation applies:

BCC Broadcast Call Control