SGSN full form

What is the full form of SGSN?

Answer :


  • Service GPRS Support Node 

What does SGSN mean?

The SGSN is the main component of the GPRS network, which can handle all packets switched data within the network. The SGSN  supports GPRS and  UMTS device. 

An SGSN is responsible for the delivery of data packets from and also to the mobile stations within its geographical service area. 

The mobility management and authentication of the users. It performs the same functions as the MSC function for voice traffic.