Foreword

12.113GPPFault management of the Base Station System (BSS)TS

This Technical Specification (TS) has been produced by the Special Mobile Group (SMG).

The present document describes the fault management of any NE of a GSM PLMN through the Q3 interface, with focus on the Base Station System (BSS) within the digital cellular telecommunications system.

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

Version 6.x.y

where:

6 indicates GSM Phase 2+ Release 1997;

x the second digit is incremented for all other types of changes, i.e. technical enhancements, corrections, updates, etc.;

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