4 Interface functions

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

The method of interfacing to the higher layers will be by the primitives defined in CCITT Recommendation Q.701 clause 8 of the Blue Book for E1 links and T1.111 for T1 links.

The primitives defined are:

MTP Pause indication;

MTP Resume indication;

MTP Status indication;

MTP Transfer request;

MTP Transfer indication.