Describe routing of packets in GPRS in detail.

Subject: Mobile Computing

Difficulty: Medium

Marks: 4 Marks

1 Answer
  • The example assumes two intra PLMN backbone networks of different PLMN.
  • Intra PLMN backbone network connect GSN of the same PLMN or the same network operator.
  • These are private packet based networks of the GPRS network provider; for example Airtel GSN in Mumbai connecting to Airtel GSN in Delhi through a private data network.
  • GPRS mobile station located in PLMN1 send IP packets to a host connected to the IP network e.g to a web server connected to the internet.
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