Specification #: 44.018
Reference: 44.018
Title: Mobile radio interface layer 3 specification; GSM/EDGE Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol
Status: Under change control
Type: Technical specification (TS)
Initial planned Release: Release 4
Internal:
Common IMS Specification:
Radio technology:
Remarks (1)
Creation dateAuthorRemark
2016-08-16 11:18 UTC
Moved to RAN6 on closure of GERAN2
Primary responsible group: 3GPP RAN 6
Secondary responsible groups: -
Rapporteurs
NameCompany
Andrew Howell
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Parent Specifications
Spec #TypeTitleStatusPrime grp 
04.18
TS
Mobile radio interface layer 3 specification; Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol
UCC
R6
See details
progress
Child Specifications
Spec #TypeTitleStatusPrime grp 
44.118
TS
Mobile radio interface layer 3 specification; Radio Resource Control (RRC) protocol; Iu mode
UCC
R6
See details
progress
Related Work Items
UIDAcronymTitleResp. grp(s) 
80
GAMRWB
Support of AMR-WB in GERAN: GMSK and 8PSK WB FR / HR
GP
See details False
1625
AMRWB
Wideband Telephony Service - AMR
S4
See details False
1631
TFO
Tandem Free aspects for 3G and between 2G and 3G systems
S4
See details False
2230
ASCI4
Advanced Speech Call Items enhancements_Rel-4
N1
See details False
2314
GEIMP2
GERAN improvements 2 (NACC)
GP
See details False
2345
GER3GAL
Alignment of 3G functional split and Iu
GP
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
7042
EVA
Enhancements for Voice Group Call Service (VGCS) Applications (EVA)
S1, C1, C4, G2
See details False
11045
EVGCS
Enhancements of VGCS for public authority officials
S1, C1, C4, G2
See details False
14012
Mp
Mp (MRFC - MRFP) interface
C4, C1
See details False
20068
LTE
Rel-8 LTE – 3G Long Term Evolution - Evolved Packet System RAN part
RP, S5
See details False
31007
DSR
Speech Enabled Services Based on Distributed Speech Recognition (DSR)
S1
See details False
35016
CH
Rel-6 Charging Management
S5, S2, N3
See details False
50085
MBMS-GERAN
Support of MBMS in GERAN
GP, G2, G3new
See details False
50109
PSintDTM
Reduction of PS service interruption in Dual Transfer Mode
G2
See details False
50112
PSintDTM-Reduct
Reduction of service interruption times and packet loss during Dual Transfer Mode and mobility procedures
G2
See details False
50117
Deleted - Extra ACBOP information in GERAN
GP
See details False
50119
GSM710
Lower 700 MHz Inclusion in the GERAN Specifications
GP
See details False
50121
REDHOT
REduced symbol Duration, Higher Order modulation and Turbo coding (RED HOT) for downlink
GP
See details False
50563
Deleted EVGCS - Enhancements of VGCS in public networks for communication of public authority officials
GP, G2
See details False
50564
SCSAGB
Support of Conversational Services in A/Gb mode via the PS domain
GP
See details False
50565
TGSM810
Addition of new frequency band to GSM (T-GSM810)
GP
See details False
50566
TGSM810-Core
Changes to core specification
GP
See details False
50567
HODSRDTM
Handover of dedicated and shared resources while in Dual Transfer Mode
GP
See details False
50579
GDCDL
Downlink Dual Carrier
GP
See details False
50582
LATRED
Latency Reductions
GP
See details False
50583
GELTE
GERAN support for GERAN - 3G Long Term Evolution interworking
GP, G1, C1, G3new
See details False
50584
HUGE
Higher Uplink performance for GERAN Evolution
GP
See details False
50600
MULTBF
Multiple TBF in A/Gb mode
GP, G2
See details False
50601
MULTBF-Agbmode
Multiple TBF in A/Gb mode - Core
GP, G2
See details False
51138
GSM710-core
Inclusion of the 698 – 746 MHz band into GERAN core specifications
G1
See details False
51145
REDHOT-Stage3
Stage 3 for REDHOT
G1
See details False
52076
Ciphering in 44.060, 44.160, 44.018, 44.118
S3, G2
See details False
52142
GDCDL-Stage3
Downlink Dual Carrier Stage 3
G1
See details False
52148
GERAN2 aspects of EVA
G2
See details False
52149
HUGE-Layer23
Layer 2/3 Support for HUGE
G2
See details False
52583
G2 part of GERAN support for GERAN - 3G Long Term Evolution interworking
G2
See details False
55093
HODSRDTM-G2
GERAN2 part of Handover of dedicated and shared resources while in Dual Transfer Mode
G2
See details False
60030
EDGE
Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution
SMG2, SMG1, SMG3, SMG4, SMG7, SMG9, SMG10, N1, N3, T2
See details False
60035
EGPRS
Enhanced GPRS - Phase 1
SMG, N1
See details False
60041
GERAN
Deleted - GERAN
SMG2, S2
See details False
60046
2G3Ginterworking
GSM/UMTS interworking
N1, N2, N4, R3, S1, SMG
See details False
60047
GSM_400
GSM_400
SMG2, SMG7, T2
See details False
60050
Handover
Handover
S1, SMG2, N1, N2, N4
See details False
60052
Intersystem_Change
Deleted - Intersystem_Change
SMG
See details False
60069
PFC
Packet Flow Context (PFC)
SMG2
See details False
60073
PR,Princs_&_Reqs_(PR)
OAM Principles and High-level Requirements
S5
See details False
60120
2G3Ghandover
2G3Ghandover
SMG2
See details False
60121
LCS
Location Services
S1, S2, S3, SMG1, SMG2, SMG12, N1, N2, N4, R2, R3
See details False
60129
SoLSA
Support of Localised Service Area
SMG2, SMG3, SMG7, N2
See details False
60131
GSM_700
GSM_700
SMG2
See details False
60132
GPRS
General Packet Radio Service
S1, S2, SMG1, SMG2, SMG7, N1, N2, N3, N4, T2
See details False
60136
COMPACT
COMPACT
SMG, N1
See details False
60184
DTM
Dual Transfer Mode within GSM and GPRS
SMG, N1
See details False
350014
RED
Deleted - Registration in Densely-populated area (RED)
S1
See details False
390033
HNB
UTRA HNB
RP, S5
See details False
400035
EHNB
Enhanced Home NodeB / eNodeB
S1, S2, S3, S5, C1, C6, R2, R3, R4, R5, GP
See details False
400047
Stage 1 for EHNB
S1
See details False
410026
Architecture aspects of EHNB
S2
See details False
410030
NIMTC
Network Improvements for Machine-Type Communications
S1, S2, S5, C1, C4, C6, G2, R2, R3, R5, G3new
See details False
420002
VAMOS
Voice services over Adaptive Multi-user channels on One Slot
GP, G1, G2, G3new
See details False
420004
Stage 3 for Voice services over Adaptive Multi-user channels on One Slot
GP, G1, G2
See details False
420027
TG
Timed Graphics
S4
See details False
430045
ETWS primary notification message definition in GERAN
G2
See details False
440001
EHNB-GERAN
Home NB and Home eNB enhancements - GERAN aspects
GP
See details False
440057
A5/4-GEA4
128 bit encryption for GSM and GPRS
S3, C1, C4, G2, G3new
See details False
440557
GERAN2 part of 128 bit encryption for GSM and GPRS
G2
See details False
490001
MOCN-GERAN
Support of Multi-Operator Core Network by GERAN
G2, S2, C1
See details False
490003
GERAN part of Network Improvements for Machine-Type Communications (Stage 3)
G2
See details False
510001
Full_MOCN-GERAN
Full Support of Multi-Operator Core Network by GERAN
G2, S2, C1
See details False
510101
GERAN part of Full Support of Multi-Operator Core Network by GERAN
G2
See details False
510201
Stage 2 for Full Support of Multi-Operator Core Network by GERAN
S2
See details False
510301
CN Stage 3 for Full Support of Multi-Operator Core Network by GERAN
C1, C4
See details False
530601
rSRVCC-GERAN
GERAN aspects of Single Radio Voice Call Continuity from UTRAN/GERAN to E-UTRAN/HSPA (Stage 3)
G2
See details False
550023
GDSAC
Domain Specific Access Control in GERAN
G2
See details False
570002
DMCG
Downlink Multi Carrier GERAN
G2, G1, C1, G3new
See details False
570102
Core part: Downlink Multi Carrier GERAN
G2, G1
See details False
590033
MSRD_VAMOS
Mobile Station Receive Diversity (MSRD) for Voice Services over Adaptive Multi-user channels on One Slot (VAMOS)
G1, G2, C1, G3new
See details False
590133
MSRD_VAMOS-PerfReq
MSRD for VAMOS - Performance Requirements
G1, G2
See details False
620214
GERAN2 part of New Training Sequence Codes (TSC) for GERAN
G2
See details False
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