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Standard Reference

List of all specifications referred in tutorials (updated regularly).

ITU      IETF/RFCs      SS7      3GPP      GSM(R99)      GPRS(R99)      UMTS(R5)      UMTS(HSPA & HSPA+)      LTE(R8)      WiMAX      ETSI

ITU Recommendations (main page)
Location: http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-/en/
Example for X.690: http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-X.690/en/

X.690 ASN.1
X.227 OSI protocol
Q.21XX SAAL (Signaling ATM Adaptation Layer), SSCF, SSCOP
Q.2150.1 Layer bridging gap between MTP/MTP3b transport and Q.2630.2
Q.2630.2 Signaling protocol for AAL2

RFCs
Location: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc/
Example for 2719: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc2719/

RFCs can also be searched at IETF web site.


2719 Adaptation architecture for IP signaling transport for SS7
3331 M3UA (MTP3 User Adaptation layer)
3309/4166 SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol)
3095 RoHC profiles: RTP, UDP

SS7
Location: http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-/en/
Example for Q.700: http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-Q.700/en/

Q.700 SS7 umbrella specification
Q.701 - 709 MTP
Q.711 Functions/Services of SCCP
Q.714 SCCP procedures
Q.713 SCCP messages
Q.771 Functions of TCAP
Q.772 Information elements of TCAP
Q.773 TCAP message formats
Q.774 TCAP procedures
Q.761 ISUP description
Q.762 ISUP message functions
Q.763 ISUP message formats
Q.764 ISUP signaling procedures
Q.730 ISUP supplementary services
Q.721 - 725 TUP

3GPP
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix or 3gpp status report

Use following form to go to particular series to view latest version of the 3gpp specification.


Individual release feature documents are available here.

3GPP specifications in PDF format
Type the specification number below in XXVVV format (for example 25331 for 25.331) and click on submit button. This will take you to 3gpp page for the particular specification. You can click on link in ETSI column to get that specification version in PDF format.

Use following form to search TSG documents (e.g. CP-100354) in 3gpp site.


GSM (R99)
Location: http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/latest/R1999/ or 3gpp R99 status report
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix

23.002 Network architecture
11.11 SIM-ME interface
5.01/2/3 Radio Physical layer
4.05,.06 Data link layer (Air interface) - LAPDm
24.007 Layer 3 (overall)
24.008 MM/CC
4.18 RR
24.011 SMS
24.010 SS
24.08x, .09x Various SS
27.001 TAF
27.007 AT commands
11.14 Sim Application Toolkit
8.51,0.52 A-bis interface
8.54 Layer 1 of A-bis
8.56 Layer 2 of A-bis (LAPD)
8.58 Layer 3 of A-bis
8.06 A interface (use of SCCP/MTP)
8.08 A interface (BSSAP procedures)
29.002 MAP specification
29.010 Information Mapping between MS-BSS and BSS-MSC
23.003 Numbering, Addressing, Identification
51.010-1/2/3/4 Conformance tests
34.123-1/2/3 Conformance tests
5.08 Cell selection/reselection
27.005 SMS AT commands

GPRS (R99)
Location: http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/latest/R1999/ or 3gpp R99 status report
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix

23.002 Network architecture
23.060 GPRS description
11.11 SIM-ME interface
27.001 TAF
27.007 AT commands
11.14 Sim Application Toolkit
04.60 RLC/MAC procedures
04.64 LLC procedures
04.65 SNDCP procedures
24.007/8 SM/GMM procedures
5.01/2/3 Radio Physical layer
8.18 BSS-SGSN; BSSGP
8.16 BSS-SGSN; Network Service
29.060 GTP
29.016 SGSN-MSC/VLR, Gs interface
29.002 MAP specification
23.003 Numbering, Addressing, Identification
51.010-1/2/3/4 Conformance tests
24.007 Layer 3 overall
5.08 Cell selection/reselection
27.005 SMS AT commands

UMTS (Rel 5)
Location: http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/latest/Rel-5/ or 3gpp Rel 5 status report
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix.

23.002 Network architecture
23.107 QoS architecture
23.205 Bearer Independent CS Core Network
23.228 IMS
23.205 SS7 over IP or ATM
25.301 Radio interface layer
25.302 Phy layer services
24.007/8 NAS protocols
25.401 UTRAN description
25.410 UTRAN Iu interface
22.105 UMTS services/capabilities
25.420 Iur interface
25.430 Iub interface
25.321 MAC
25.322 RLC
25.323 PDCP
25.324 BMC
25.331 RRC
25.211 Phy channels and their mapping on transport channels (FDD)
25.214 Phy procedures (FDD)
25.221 Phy channels and their mapping on transport channels (TDD)
25.224 Phy procedures (TDD)
31.102 USIM (also check out ETSI TS 102 221)
31.111 USAT (also check out ETSI TS 102 223)
25.213 Phy - Spreading and Modulation (FDD)
25.223 Phy - Spreading and Modulation (TDD)
25.304 UE idle mode procedures and cell re-selection procedures in connected mode
25.212 Multiplexing and Channel coding (FDD)
25.222 Multiplexing and Channel coding (TDD)
25.101 UE radio transmission and reception (FDD)
25.102 UE radio transmission and reception (TDD)
26.071 AMR speech codec general description
25.215 Phy measurements (FDD)
25.225 Phy measurements (TDD)
25.308 HSDPA overall description

UMTS (HSPA & HSPA+)
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix.

25.308 (R6) HSDPA overall description
25.309 (R6) HSUPA overall description
25.211 (R6) Phy channels and their mapping mapping on transport channels
25.321 (R6) MAC
22.146 (R6) MBMS stage 1
23.246 (R6) MBMS architecture
25.346 (R6) MBMS in RAN
26.346 (R6) MBMS protocols and codecs
25.903 (R7) Continuous connectivity for packet data
25.211 (R7) Physical channels and mapping onto transport channels
25.331 (R7) RRC
25.321 (R7) MAC
25.876 (R7) MIMO in UTRA

LTE (Rel 8)
Location: http://www.3gpp.org/ftp/Specs/latest/Rel-8/ or 3gpp Rel 8 status report
For all 3GPP specs, check out 3gpp release version matrix.

25.913 E-UTRA and EUTRAN requirements
36.201 E-UTRA, general description
22.278 Service requirements for Evolved Packet System
23.002 Network architecture
36.300 E-UTRA and E-UTRAN overall description
36.211 E-UTRA; Physical Channels and Modulation
23.401 E-UTRAN access
24.301 EMM and ESM
29.274 GTPv2 - C
36.413 S1AP
24.007/8 NAS overall
36.331 RRC
23.003 Numbering
33.401 SAE security architecture
33.102 3G security
31.102 USIM application
36.321 MAC
36.322 RLC
36.323 PDCP
29.281 GTPv1-U
23.203 Policy & Charging architecture
36.212 E-UTRA; Multiplexing and Channel Coding
36.213 E-UTRA; Physical Layer Procedures
36.523-1 UE Conformance tests
23.221 LTE Architectural requirements
23.272 CSFB in EPS
24.341 SMS over IP
23.204 Support of SMS over generic 3GPP IP access
27.007 AT commands
27.005 SMS AT commands

WiMAX

802.16-2009 MAC/PHY specification for both fixed and mobile WiMAX
Network Network architecture

ETSI
Location: search at ETSI.org

102 221 (R5) Smart Cards; UICC-Terminal interface; Physical and logical characteristics
102 223 (R5) Smart Cards; Card Application Toolkit

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