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Mobile Networks Voice over IP

Demystifying SS7 & Sigtran – Part 5 – What layer to Split

A look at taking SS7 traffic and putting it onto IP / SIGTRAN links on the MTP2 / Layer 2 level.

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Mobile Networks RFCs & Standards

ITU International Point Code Structure

A brief look at International Signaling Point Code numbering and what it all means.

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GSM Mobile Networks RFCs & Standards Software Voice over IP

Demystifying SS7 & Sigtran – Part 4 – Routing with Point Codes

Getting from Point Code A to Point Code Z.

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Mobile Networks RFCs & Standards Voice over IP

Demystifying SS7 & Sigtran – Part 3 – SS7 Lab in GNS3

Setting up our GNS3 environment with a bunch of SS7 Nodes

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Mobile Networks RFCs & Standards Voice over IP

Demystifying SS7 & Sigtran (With Labs!) – Part 2 – Ingredients Needed

Looking at the basic components that make up our SS7 Networks.

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Mobile Networks RFCs & Standards Voice over IP

Demystifying SS7 & Sigtran Networks (With Labs!) – Part 1 – Intro

Taking a look at the basics of the SS7 Protocol Stack.

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RFCs & Standards

SCTP (And why you should be using it)

XKCD said it best: Sometimes standards are created that are superior in some scenarios, and just don’t get enough love. To me Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) is one of those, and it’s really under-utilised in Voice. Defined by the SIGTRAN working group in 2000 while working to transport SS7 over IP, SCTP takes all […]