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The Sonus Diameter Signaling Controller [ DSC 8000, DSC Software Edition (DSC SWe) ] materially complies with the following standards.


Only applicable to the DSC 8000.

Table : Hardware Supported Standards

ANSI NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) 
Article 110.26

Spaces About Electrical Equipment

Article 110.27


Article 250Grounding and Bonding

NEBS Requirements: Physical Protection


Generic Requirements for Electronic Equipment Cabinets

GR-1089-CORE (Type 2 or Type 4)

Electromagnetic Compatibility and Electrical Safety - Generic Criteria for Network Telecommunications Equipment

Table : Software Supported Standards


3GPP Diameter Agent Support Standards


3GPP TR 29.909

ETSI TR 129.909

Diameter-based protocols usage and recommendations in 3GPP

3GPP TS 23.203

ETSI TS 123.203

Policy and charging control architecture

3GPP TS 29.213

ETSI TS 129.213

Policy and charging control signalling flows and Quality of Service (QoS) parameter mapping
ANSI Standards 
ANSI T1.111-1996Message Transfer Part (MTP)
ANSI T1.112
Signaling System 7 (SS7) – Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
ETSI Technical Specification (TS)


ETSI ETS 300 598

European digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2); In-band control of remote transcoders and rate adaptors for half rate traffic channels (GSM 08.61)

ETSI TS 129 305 
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; InterWorking Function (IWF) between MAP based and Diameter based interfaces


LTE and EPC Roaming Guidelines
RFC 3331Signaling System 7 (SS7) Message Transfer Part 2 (MTP2) - User Adaptation Layer (M2UA)
RFC 3868Signalling Connection Control Part User Adaptation Layer (SUA)
RFC 4165SS7 Message Transfer Part 2 (MTP2) - User Peer-to-Peer Adaptation Layer (M2PA)
RFC 4666SS7 Message Transfer Part 3 (MTP3) - User Adaptation Layer (M3UA)

RFC 4960

Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)

NOTE: This document replaced RFC2960 Stream Control Transmission (SCTP)  and RFC3309 SCTP Checksum Change. For information about the various changes, see RFC 4460 SCTP Specification Errata and Issues.

RFC 6096Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) Chunk Flags Registration

RFC 6733

Diameter Base Protocol
InterWorking Function (IWF) Support Standards 
3GPP TS 29.305 InterWorking Function (IWF) between MAP based and Diameter based interfaces v12.2.0
GR-82-CORESignaling Transfer Point (STP) Generic Requirements
GR-246-CORETelcordia Technologies Specification of Signalling System Number 7

CCS Operations System (CCS OS) - STP Interface Specification User Program Layer (UPL) Application Message Descriptions and Functional Requirements Telcordia Technologies Generic Requirements GR-310-CORE Issue 3, December 2003 

GR-778-CORESEAS™-STP Gateway Function Interface Specification: User Program Layer (UPL) Application Message Descriptions and Functional Requirements Telcordia Technologies Generic Requirements GR-778-CORE Issue 1, November 1994
GR-815-COREGeneric Requirements For Network Element/Network System (NE/NS) Security
GR-1272-COREGateway Signaling Transfer Point (GSTP) Local Message Screening Test Capability Generic Requirements
Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T)


ITU-T Q.700 to Q.709Signalling System Number 7 (SS7)
ITU-T Q.703 Annex A

Additions for a national option for high speed signaling links
High-Speed Link (nonchannelized T1 or E1)

NOTE: Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) and High-Speed Links (HSL) are not supported on the DSC SWe.

ITU-T Q.711 to Q.719Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP)
ITU-T Q.714

Class 0 (Basic connectionless)

Class 1 (Sequenced connectionless)

Class 2 (Basic connection-oriented)

ITU-T Q.2100, Q.2110, Q.2140, Q.2144, Q.2210

HSL (ATM over T1 or E1)

NOTE: TDM and HSL are not supported on the DSC SWe

Telecommunication Technology Committee (TTC)    
JT-Q704, Version 4, May 30,2002Message Transfer Part (MTP), Signalling Network Functions
JT-Q707, Version 2, November, 1990Message Transfer Part, Testing and Maintenance


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