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What is STP in ss7?

A Signal Transfer Point (STP) is a router that relays SS7 messages between signaling end-points (SEPs) and other signaling transfer points (STPs). Typical SEPs include service switching points (SSPs) and service control points (SCPs). The STP is connected to adjacent SEPs and STPs via signaling links.

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Just so, what is ss7 and how it works?

SS7 is a set of protocols allowing phone networks to exchange the information needed for passing calls and text messages between each other and to ensure correct billing. It also allows users on one network to roam on another, such as when travelling in a foreign country.

Beside above, what is SEP in telecom? This dissertation takes national standard essential patent (“SEP”) policy for telecommunication markets as a case study of global regulatory competition. A SEP is one that reads on a specific industry standard so that it is not possible to implement the technical standard without infringing or licensing the patent.

In respect to this, what are all the ss7 networks?

An SS7 network must be made up of SS7-capable equipment from end to end in order to provide its full functionality. The network can be made up of several link types (A, B, C, D, E, and F) and three signaling nodes – Service Switching Points (SSPs), Signal Transfer Points (STPs), and Service Control Points (SCPs).

What is sigtran protocol?

SIGTRAN is a set of protocols defined to transport SS7 messages over IP networks. SIGTRAN allows IP networks to inter-work with the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and vice versa.

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