21 November 2017

Full form of BSS

What is the full form of BSS?

Answer : 

  • Base Station Subsystem

What does BSS mean?

The BSS is the section of a traditional cellular telephone network which is responsible for handling traffic and signaling between a cell phone and the network switching subsystem. 

Base Station Subsystem comprises of two parts :
  • Base Transceiver Station(BTS)
  • Base Station Controller(BSC)
The BSS consists of many BSCs that connect to a single MSC. Each BSC control upto several hundred  Base Transceiver Station (BTS).

The interface that connects BTS to BSC is called as the Abis interface. It carries the traffic and maintenance data.

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