Specification #: 25.321
Reference: 25.321
Title: Medium Access Control (MAC) protocol specification
Status: Under change control
Type: Technical specification (TS)
Initial planned Release: Release 1999
Internal:
Common IMS Specification:
Radio technology:
Remarks (0)
Creation dateAuthorRemark
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Primary responsible group: 3GPP RAN 2
Secondary responsible groups: -
Rapporteurs
NameCompany
Jing He
Nokia Networks Oy
26672
Parent Specifications
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Child Specifications
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Related Work Items
UIDAcronymTitleResp. grp(s) 
9
Rel-6 RAN improvements
RP, S5
See details False
1222
LCRTDD
Low Chip Rate TDD option
R1
See details False
1224
LCRTDD-L23
Layer 2 and layer 3 protocol aspects
R2
See details False
2468
MIMO
Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) antennas
R1, R5
See details False
2476
HSDPA
High Speed Downlink Packet Access
R2, R5
See details False
2478
HSDPA-L23
Layer 2 and 3 aspects
R2
See details False
2481
MBMS-RAN
Introduction of MBMS in RAN
R2, R4
See details False
2544
MBMS
Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service
S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, N1, N3, R2, R4, R5, T1, GP, G2, G3new
See details False
7031
RANimp-VHCRTDD-EDCH
7.68 Mcps TDD Enhanced Uplink
R1
See details False
11061
CT1 aspects of Mp
C1
See details False
13026
Deleted - CT3 aspects of Mp
C3
See details False
14012
Mp
Mp (MRFC - MRFP) interface
C4, C1
See details False
20003
EDCH
FDD Enhanced Uplink
R2, R1, R3, R4, R5
See details False
20006
EDCH-L23
FDD Enhanced Uplink - Layer 2 and 3 Protocol Aspects
R2
See details False
20014
VHCRTDD
7.68 Mcps TDD option
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5
See details False
20017
VHCRTDD-L23
VHCRTDD: Layer 2 and layer 3 protocol aspects
R2
See details False
20022
Introduction of MBMS in RAN (physical & upper layers, access network interfaces)
R2
See details False
20029
Rel-7 RAN improvements
RP, S5
See details False
20031
RANimp-DelayOpt
Delay optimization for procedures applicable to CS and PS Connections
R2
See details False
20035
EDCHTDD
3.84 Mcps TDD Enhanced Uplink
RP
See details False
20038
EDCHTDD-L23
EDCHTDD: Layer 2 and 3 Protocol Aspects
R2
See details False
20046
RANimp-CPC
Continuous connectivity for packet data users
R1
See details False
20055
LCRTDD-EDCH
1.28 Mcps TDD Enhanced Uplink
R1, R2, R3, R4, R5
See details False
20057
LCRTDD-EDCH-L23
1.28 Mcps TDD Enhanced Uplink: Layer 2 and 3 Protocol Aspects
R2
See details False
20068
LTE
Rel-8 LTE – 3G Long Term Evolution - Evolved Packet System RAN part
RP, S5
See details False
20999
RANimp-BFE
Beamforming Enhancements
R1
See details False
22003
MIMO-L23
MIMO - Layer 2,3 aspects
R2
See details False
35016
CH
Rel-6 Charging Management
S5, S2, N3
See details False
60051
HS
Harmonized Standard
SMG2
See details False
60192
LI
Lawful Interception for GSM Features transposed to UMTS
S3
See details False
330009
RANimp-EnhState
Enhanced CELL_FACH State in FDD
R2
See details False
330019
LTE-L23
LTE – Radio Interface Layer 2 and 3 Protocol Aspect
R2
See details False
340038
RANimp-64QamDownlink
64QAM for HSDPA (FDD)
R1
See details False
340039
RANimp-L2DataRates
Improved L2 support for high data rates
R2
See details False
340040
RANimp-16QamUplink
Introduction of 16QAM in HSUPA (FDD)
R1
See details False
370035
Rel-8 RAN improvements
RP
See details False
370036
RANimp-UplinkL2dataRates
Improved L2 for uplink
R2
See details False
370037
RANimp-UplinkEnhState
Enhanced Uplink for CELL_FACH State in FDD
R2
See details False
370038
RANimp-DRX
Enhanced UE Discontinuous Reception (DRX) for FDD
R2
See details False
370039
RANimp-SrnsReloc
Enhancements for Serving Radio Network Subsystem (SRNS) Relocation Procedure
R3
See details False
380075
RANimp-64Qam1.28TDD
64QAM for 1.28 Mcps TDD HSDPA
R1
See details False
380076
RANimp-EnhState1.28TDD
Enhanced CELL_FACH state in 1.28 Mcps TDD
R2
See details False
390028
RANimp-LCRCPC
Continuous Connectivity for packet data users for 1.28 Mcps TDD
R1
See details False
390030
RANimp-HSDSCH
HS-DSCH Serving Cell Change Enhancements
R2
See details False
400009
Rel-4 RAN improvements
RP
See details False
400034
UDC
User Data Convergence (UDC)
S1, S5, C4
See details False
400050
RANimp-MIMOLCR
MIMO for 1.28 Mcps TDD. Linked to Rel-8 Study on Scope of future HSPA Evolution for 1.28 Mcps TDD (UID_370041) TR 25.824
R1, R4
See details False
400052
RANimp-DCHSDPA
Dual-Cell HSDPA operation on adjacent carriers
R1, R4
See details False
430013
Rel-9 RAN improvements
RP
See details False
430014
RANimp-DC_HSUPA
Dual-Cell HSUPA
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
430016
RANimp-DC_MIMO
Combination of DC-HSDPA with MIMO
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
430017
RANimp-2mTTI_ULimp
Deleted - UTRAN 2 ms TTI uplink range improvement
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
430018
RANimp-TxAA_nonMIMO
Transmit Antenna Array (TxAA) extension for non-MIMO UEs
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
450019
TDD_MC_HSUPA
1.28 Mcps TDD Multi-carrier HSUPA
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
500009
Rel-5 RAN improvements
RP
See details False
500122
HSPA_UL_TxDiv-CL-Core
Core part: Uplink Transmit Diversity for HSPA - Closed Loop
R1, R4, R2, R3
See details False
500322
HSPA_UL_TxDiv-OL-Core
Core part: Uplink Transmit Diversity for HSPA - Open Loop
R4, R1, R2, R3
See details False
510120
Cell_FACH_enh-Core
Core part: Further Enhancements to CELL_FACH
R2, R1, R3, R4
See details False
530134
HSDPA_MFTX-Core
Core part: HSDPA Multiflow Data Transmission
R2, R1, R3, R4
See details False
540109
MIMO_64QAM_HSUPA-Core
Core part: MIMO with 64QAM for HSUPA
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
610125
UTRA_DCHenh-Core
Core part: Dedicated Channel (DCH) enhancements for UMTS
R1, R2, R3, R4
See details False
620149
EDCH_enh-Core
Core part: Further Enhanced Uplink (EUL) enhancements
R2, R1, R3, R4
See details False
620155
UTRA_SIBenh-Core
Core part: Enhanced Broadcast of System Information
R2, R1, R3, R4
See details False
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Prime Rapporteur has been changed to Jing He. Previous: Alexander Sayenko
Yong-jun Chung