05.023GPPMultiplexing and Multiple Access on the Radio PathTS

This European Standard (Telecommunications series) has been produced by ETSI Technical Committee Special Mobile Group (SMG).

The present document defines the physical channels of the radio sub‑system required to support the logical channels of the digital mobile cellular and personal communication systems operating in the 900 MHz and 1 800 MHz band (GSM 900 and DCS 1 800).

The contents of the present document are subject to continuing work within SMG and may change following formal SMG approval. Should SMG modify the contents of the present document it will then be republished by ETSI with an identifying change of release date and an increase in version number as follows:

Version 8.x.y


8 indicates release 1999 of GSM Phase 2+.

x the second digit is incremented for changes of substance, i.e. technical enhancements, corrections, updates, etc.

y the third digit is incremented when editorial only changes have been incorporated in the specification.

National transposition dates

Date of adoption of this EN:

17 November 2000

Date of latest announcement of this EN (doa):

28 February 2001

Date of latest publication of new National Standard
or endorsement of this EN (dop/e):

31 August 2001

Date of withdrawal of any conflicting National Standard (dow):

31 August 2001