Full form of NSS

What is the full form of NSS?


Answer :

  • Network and Switching Subsystem


What does NSS mean?


NSS is the component of the GSM system full form that carries out the call out and mobility management function for mobile phones roaming on the network of base stations.

NSS is responsible for managing and providing external access to various customer databases.

NSS  has to handle the switching of GSM calls between the BSCs in the radio subsystem and external networks.


The central component of this subsystem is the MSC full form. It controls all the traffic among all the BSCs.

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