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1. (WO2011095343) INTERWORKING FUNCTION BETWEEN IN AND HLR/HSS

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/095343    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2011/000517
Publication Date: Fri Aug 12 01:59:59 CEST 2011 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 05 00:59:59 CET 2011
IPC: H04Q 3/00
H04W 8/04
Applicants: DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
NENNER, Karl, Heinz
JACOBSOHN, Dieter
Inventors: NENNER, Karl, Heinz
JACOBSOHN, Dieter
Title: INTERWORKING FUNCTION BETWEEN IN AND HLR/HSS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a Core Network for data transmission in an Evolved Packet System (EPS), the Core Network comprising one or more node(s) serving as a Home Location Register (HLR) according to a GSM/UMTS mobile communication network standard, the Core Network further comprising one or more node(s) serving as a Home Subscriber Server (HSS) according to the 3GPP standards, and the Core Network further comprising an Interworking Function (IWF) for the handling of messages exchanged between a signalling layer of the Core Network on the one hand and the node(s) serving as the Home Location Register (HLR) as well as the node(s) serving as the Home Subscriber Server (HSS) on the other hand, wherein the interface between the signalling layer and the Interworking Function (IWF) is an Intelligent Network (IN) or an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN).