SS7 Signalling and Applications in Mobile Networks

Course Code: TE134


With this course, participants will be provided with an in-depth understanding of the structure of Signalling System No. 7 (SS7), including an overview of its use in PSTN, IN and mobile networks. The course focuses on the fundamental SS7 protocols i.e. MTP and ISUP, their functions, messages and signalling flows in various situations.

Key topics

  • Protocol models
  • Introduction to SS7
  • Message Transfer Part (MTP)
  • MTP over ATM
  • ISDN User Part (ISUP)
  • ISUP call set-up
  • Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
  • Transaction Capabilities Application Part (TCAP)
  • Mobile Application Part (MAP)
  • MAP traffic case
  • SS7 over IP
  • M3UA protocol, SUA protocol.

Target audience

Engineers and technicians requiring in-depth knowledge of the functionality and the structure of the SS7 protocol suite or application software, and for individuals who work for SS7-based mobile telecommunications network providers or SS7 network equipment manufacturers. Technical division members of regulatory agencies involved in interconnection issues or quality of service (QoS) or signalling network management will also benefit from attending this course.

This course can be organised on request. To receive further information or to request this course to be organised for your organisation, please use the booking form below.

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