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
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Remarks (1)
Creation dateAuthorRemark
2017-07-04 10:48 UTC
John M Meredith
Txferred from RAN2 to RAN6.
History
Action dateActionAuthor
2016-08-04 09:30 UTC
Prime Rapporteur has been changed to Jing He. Previous: Alexander Sayenko
Yong-jun Chung
2017-05-25 09:49 UTC
Prime Rapporteur has been changed to Ayaz Ahmed. Previous: Jing He
Juha Korhonen
2017-07-04 10:54 UTC
Txferred from RAN2 to RAN6.
John M Meredith
Primary responsible group: RAN 6
Secondary responsible groups: RAN 2
Rapporteurs
NameCompany
Ayaz Ahmed
Nokia Solutions & Networks (I)
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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
N1 , N3 , R2 , R4 , S1 , S2 , S3 , S4 , S5 , T1 , GP , G2 , G3new , R5
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
C1 , C4
See details False
20003
EDCH
FDD Enhanced Uplink
R1 , R2 , 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
N3 , S2 , S5
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 , R2 , R3 , R4
See details False
500322
HSPA_UL_TxDiv-OL-Core
Core part: Uplink Transmit Diversity for HSPA - Open Loop
R1 , R2 , R3 , R4
See details False
510120
Cell_FACH_enh-Core
Core part: Further Enhancements to CELL_FACH
R1 , R2 , R3 , R4
See details False
530134
HSDPA_MFTX-Core
Core part: HSDPA Multiflow Data Transmission
R1 , R2 , 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
R1 , R2 , R3 , R4
See details False
620155
UTRA_SIBenh-Core
Core part: Enhanced Broadcast of System Information
R1 , R2 , R3 , R4
See details False
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