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Course summary

SS7 is a key element in the control plane of fixed and mobile networks and in Intelligent Network scenarios. It facilitates communication between SS7 hosted ‘applications’ enabling end-to-end service delivery. This course provides a comprehensive description of SS7 protocols, functions and procedures.

Who would benefit

Those who need a detailed understanding of the implementation and functions of SS7.


An understanding of the PSTN architecture and circuit- and packet-switched concepts, together with a working knowledge of the OSI Model and primary rate (E1/T1) bearers.

Topic areas include

  • Overview of signalling and signalling system
  • SS7 architecture: SP, STPs, Links, Link Sets, Routes and Route Sets
  • Point Codes functions and formats
  • Message Transfer Part (MTP) levels 1, 2 and 3
  • MTP error control, routing and loadsharing principles and user identification
  • The ISDN User Part call control and supplementary services
  • Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP) functions and services
  • SCCP connectionless and connection-oriented services applications
  • SCCP Global Title routing and segmentation function
  • Transaction Capabilities (TCAP) protocol stack and usage scenarios
  • TCAP Component Sublayer and Transaction Sublayer
  • Component-handling and transaction-handling functions and procedures
  • The Dialogue Portion and application context negotiation
  • SS7 applications in Intelligent Networks and Mobile Networks
  • Introduction to SS7 over IP

Includes practical exercises analysing MTP, SCCP, ISUP and TCAP signalling traces.

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