9.1.37 System information type 5

3GPP44.018GSM/EDGE Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocolMobile radio interface Layer 3 specificationRelease 16TS

This message is sent on the SACCH by the network to mobile stations within the cell giving information on the BCCH allocation in the neighbour cells. See table 9.1.37.1.

When received this information shall be used as the list of BCCH frequencies of the neighbouring cells to be reported on. Any change in the neighbour cell description must overwrite any old data held by the mobile station. The mobile station must analyse all correctly received system information type 5 messages. This message has a L2 Pseudo Length of 18.

Message type: SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5

Significance: dual

Direction: network to mobile station

Table 9.1.37.1: SYSTEM INFORMATION TYPE 5 message content

IEI

Information element

Type / Reference

Presence

Format

length

L2 pseudo length

L2 pseudo length
10.5.2.19

M

V

1

RR management Protocol Discriminator

Protocol Discriminator
10.2

M

V

1/2

Skip Indicator

Skip Indicator
10.3.1

M

V

1/2

System Information Type 5 Message Type

Message Type
10.4

M

V

1

BCCH Frequency List

Neighbour Cell Description
10.5.2.22

M

V

16