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Charging for mobile all-IP telecommunications

Author: Yi-Bing Lin; Sok-Ian Sou
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K., 2008.
Series: Wiley series on wireless communications and mobile computing.
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"Charging for Mobile All-IP Telecommunications provides comprehensive and practical coverage of online and offline charging based on mobile operator experiences, and the latest efforts undertaken by the UMTS specifications." "This book is an invaluable resource for graduate students, telecoms and IP engineers, network service providers and system architects. Information technologists and networking equipment  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yi-Bing Lin; Sok-Ian Sou
ISBN: 9780470775653 0470775653
OCLC Number: 213446568
Description: xviii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface. Chapter 1: Introduction. 1.1 Charging for Mobile All-IP Networks. 1.2 Online Charging. 1.3 Concluding Remarks. 1.4 Review Questions. 1.5 References. Chapter 2: Telecommunications Networks. 2.1 Public Switched Telephone Network. 2.2 Global System for Mobile Communications. 2.3 Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. 2.3.1 Packet Data Protocol (PDP) Contexts. 2.3.2 Wireless Application Protocol (WAP).2.3.3 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS).2.4 IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem. 2.5 WLAN and Cellular Interworking. 2.6 Concluding Remarks. 2.7 Review Questions. 2.8 References. Chapter 3: Telecommunications Services. 3.1 Automated Attendant. 3.2 Charging Services. 3.2.1 Account Card Calling. 3.2.2 Premium Rate Service. 3.3 Routing Services. 3.3.1 Automatic Call Distribution. 3.3.2 User-defined Routing. 3.4 Dialing Services. 3.4.1 Automatic Dialing. 3.4.2 Speed Dialing. 3.4.3 Callback, Redial and Inward Dialing. 3.5 Screening Services. 3.6 Interrupt Services. 3.7 Mass Call. 3.8 Universal Personal Telecommunications Number. 3.9 Interactive Voice Response Techniques. 3.10 Other Telephone Services. 3.11 Mobile Telecommunications Services. 3.12 Concluding Remarks. 3.13 Review Questions. 3.14 References. Chapter 4: GPRS Tunneling Protocol Extension. 4.1 The GTP' Protocol. 4.1.1 The GTP' Message Formats. 4.1.2 Echo Message. 4.1.3 Version Not Supported Message and Node Alive Message. 4.1.4 The Redirection Message. 4.1.5 Data Record Transfer Message. 4.2 Connection Setup Procedure. 4.3 CDR Transfer Procedure. 4.4 Prepaid Quota Management. 4.4.1 PQM Message Types. 4.5 Prepaid Quota Management Procedure. 4.6 Concluding Remarks. 4.7 Review Questions. 4.8 References. Chapter 5: Mobile Charging Protocols. 5.1 Customized Application for the Mobile Network Enhanced Logic (CAMEL).5.2 Remote Access Dial In User Service (RADIUS).5.3 Diameter. 5.4 Diameter-based Offline Charging. 5.4.1 Offline Charging Message Formats. 5.4.2 Offline Charging Procedures. 5.5 Diameter-based Online Charging. 5.5.1 Online Charging Message Formats. 5.5.2 Online Charging Procedures. 5.6 Session Initiation Protocol: IMS Charging Headers. 5.6.1 P-Charging-Function-Address. 5.6.2 P-Charging-Vector. 5.7 Concluding Remarks. 5.8 Review Questions. 5.9 References. Chapter 6: UMTS CS/PS Charging Management. 6.1 Circuit Switched Service Domain. 6.2 Packet Switched Service Domain. 6.3 Concluding Remarks. 6.4 Review Questions .6.5 References. Chapter 7: IMS and MMS Offline Charging Management. 7.1 Offline Charging for IMS. 7.2 IMS Charging Correlation. 7.3 Multimedia Messaging Service Domain. 7.4 Mediation Device. 7.5 Concluding Remarks. 7.6 Review Questions. 7.7 References. Chapter 8: UMTS Online Charging. 8.1 UMTS Charging Architecture (Release 6).8.1.1 The OCS Architecture. 8.1.2 Rating Messages for the Re Interface. 8.2 Online Charging Scenarios. 8.2.1 Immediate Event Charging. 8.2.2 Event Charging with Unit Reservation. 8.2.3 Session Charging with Unit Reservation. 8.2.4 Support of Tariff Change for Session-based Charging. 8.2.5 Support of QoS Change for Session-based Charging. 8.3 Concluding Remarks. 8.4 Review Questions. 8.5 References. Chapter 9: Service Data Flow-based Charging. 9.1 Online Flow Based Charging Architecture. 9.1.1 Messages for the Gx Interface. 9.1.2 FBC Charging Rules. 9.1.3 Messages for the Rx Interface. 9.2 Content-based Service for Online TPF/GPRS. 9.3 Online IMS Flow-based Charging. 9.4 Policy and Charging Control Integration. 9.5 Concluding Remarks. 9.6 Review Questions. 9.7 References. Chapter 10: Billing for VoIP Services. 10.1 A VoIP Network Architecture. 10.2 Call Detail Record Generation. 10.3 Deriving Call Holding Time Distributions. 10.4 Observations form the Call Holding Time Statistics. 10.5 Concluding Remarks. 10.6 Review Questions. 10.7 References. Appendix A. Connection Failure Detection for GTP'.A.1 GTP' Failure Detection. A.2 Numerical Examples. A.3 Concluding Remarks. A.4 Notation. A.5 References. Appendix B. Charging for Integrated Prepaid VoIP and Messaging Services. B.1 Prepaid Application Server of SIP-based Services. B.2 Charging Integration for Prepaid Calls and Instant Messaging. B.2.1 Prepaid IMS-to-PSTN Call Setup and Release. B.2.2 Prepaid Instant Messaging Delivery. B.2.3 Charging Policy of the Prepaid Application Server. B.3 Performance for the PAS Charging Policy. B.4 Concluding Remarks. B.5 Notation. B.6 References. Appendix C. Modeling Credit Reservation for OCS. C.1 Recharge Threshold-based Credit Reservation. C.2 Numerical Examples and Conclusions. C.3 Notation. C.4 References. Appendix D. Reducing Credit Re-authorization Cost. D.1 Credit Re-authorization Procedure. D.2 The Threshold-based Scheme. D.3 Numerical Examples. D.4 Concluding Remarks. D.5 Notation. D.6 References. Appendix E. Credit Redistribution for UMTS Prepaid Service through CAMEL. E.1 The IN Approach for the UMTS Prepaid Service. E.2 The Prepaid Charging Message Flow .E.3 The Prepaid Credit Reclaim (PCR) Mechanism. E.4 Concluding Remarks. E.5 Notation. E.6 References. Appendix F. An Example of IMS Charging Application Server. F.1 Rf/Ro Interface and Session Initialization. F.2 Creating Rf/Ro Requests. F.3 Receiving Answers. F.4 Error/Timeout Handling and Debugging. F.5 References. Appendix G. Non-IP-Based Prepaid Phone Service. G.1 Non-IP-based Mobile Prepaid Services. G.2 Wireless Intelligent Network Approach. G.2.1 WIN Call Origination. G.2.2 WIN Call Termination. G.2.3 WIN Prepaid Recharging. G.3 Service Node Approach. G.4 Hot Billing Approach. G.4.1 Hot Billing Initialization and Call Origination. G.4.2 Hot Billing Customer Query and Recharging. G.5 Handset-Based Approach. G.5.1 SIM Card Issues. G.5.2 Handset-Based Call Origination. G.5.3 Handset-Based Prepaid Recharging. G.6 Comparison of the Prepaid Solutions. G.6.1 Roaming to other networks. G.6.2 Scalability. G.6.3 Fraud Risk. G.6.4 Initial System Setup. G.6.5 Service Features. G.6.6 Real-Time Rating. G.7 Business Issues. G.8 Concluding Remarks. G.9. Review Questions. G.10. References. Appendix H. Performance of Service Node Based Mobile Prepaid Service. H.1 The Service Node Approach. H.2 Numeric Examples. H.2.1 Effects of the Variation of Call Charges. H.2.2 Effect of I on E[BL]/I.H.2.3 The Cost Function. H.3 Concluding Remarks. H.4 Notation. H.5 References.
Series Title: Wiley series on wireless communications and mobile computing.
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