MTNL India BSC (Base Station Controller) traffic migration
CE 1.1 Introduction:-
Duration : Jan 2008 – June 2008
Geographic Location : Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India
Position Held : Engineering Student (College project)
In final year of my bachelor’s degree I got the opportunity to work with MTNL (Indian Government’s owned telecom company) on BSC (Base Station Controller) migration as part of training and project. The migration involved both the circuit switched as well as packet switched part.
MTNL was set up by the Government of India to upgrade the quality of telecom services, expand the telecom network, and introduce new services and to raise revenue for telecom development needs of Indias key metros with services ranging from 2G, 3G, LTE to high speed broadband services.
CE 1.2 Background and Nature of the Work:
CE 1.2.1 Introduction:
As a telecommunication engineering student I studied and came to know that there are two basic technologies in mobile phones on which our wireless network is based on. These are: CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access ) and GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications).
GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) is an open, digital cellular technology used for transmitting mobile voice and data services.
My project of migrating call traffic of BSC was based on GSM technology. After getting familiar with the