This book will help the reader gain an understanding of SS7 technology, network equipment, and overall operation. It covers the reasons why SS7 exists and is necessary, as well as step-by-step procedures that describe the actions that occur in the network. SS7 Basics, 3rd Edition is for the technical and the non-technical reader alike.
? SS7 network architecture including SSP, SCP, and STP operations.
? Call processing control (ISUP) and broadband telephony applications (BISUP).
? Mobile application part (MAP) for communication with wireless systems..
? Transaction capabilities part (TCAP).
? Operations, Maintenance and Administration (OMAP).
? SS7 interaction with voice over data networks including SIP, MGCP, MEGACO and H.323.
? Transporting SS7 messages over IP networks using SIGTRAN and SCTP.
? Number portability including local portability (LNP), service portability, and geographic portability.
? Intelligent Network (IN) and SS7.
? International SS7 systems.