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Essential SS7  |    A 2 day training course

SS7 training course description

An Introduction to Signalling System No 7. Covering the terminology, technology and topology of the Core Signalling System.

What will you learn
  • Describe the evolution of SS7.
  • Identify the component parts of SS7.
  • Describe the basic method of operation of SS7.
  • Describe a basic call set-up and clear within SS7.
SS7 training course details

SS7 training course contents

  • Introduction
  • Digital Signalling, CAS, CAS Applications, CCS, Layer 1, Layer 2 (HDLC), Layer 3, Evolution of SS7, Common SS7 functions.

  • Physical Functionality
  • SS7 Topology, Service Switching Point (SSP), Signalling Transfer Point (STP), Service Control Point (SCP), Database Types, CMSDB, NP, LIDB, HLR, VLR, Signalling Modes, Link Types, Further Redundancy, Linksets, Signalling Routes.

  • Addressing
  • Addressing in SS7, E.164, ANSI PCs, ITU-T (CCITT) PCs, Connecting Networks (ISPs/NSPs).

  • Message Transfer Part
  • SS7 Protocol Stack, MTP Level 1, MTP Level 2, Signalling Units, Flow Control, Fill In Signalling Unit (FISU), Link Status Signalling Unit (LSSU), Message Signalling Unit (MSU), MTP Level 3.

  • Application and User Parts
  • Signalling Connection Control Part (SCCP), Transaction Capabilities Application Part (TCAP), Telephone User Part, BTUP, ISDN User Part (ISUP), ISUP – Supplementary Services, ISUP – Call, Call Set-up over SS7.

  • The Intelligent Network
  • Function of IN, Evolution of IN, Conceptual Model, Target Services and Service Features, Independent Building Blocks.

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning.