OpenEPC 7 includes as carrier-grade Gateways the following:

  • SPGW
  • SGW
  • PGW

with the following features:

  • 3GPP Release 12 Support
  • Interfaces: S5, S8, S11, S2a, S2b, S4
  • Mobility protocols: GTPv2 and PMIPv6
  • Procedures:
    • Attachment/Detachments
    • All Handovers
    • IDLE mode/Service Request/Paging,
    • Network Triggered Detach
    • Dedicated Bearer (Network and UE triggered) Activation/Deactivation/Modification
    • Multiple PDN Connections
    • CSFB procedures
    • Tracing
    • etc.
  • The PCEF function including
    • Interfaces: Gx, Gy, Gz, RADIUS
    • Policy control with predefined and dynamic PCC rules
    • QoS Signaling
    • Usage and Charging control
    • Accounting
    • CDR generation
  • PDN provisioning and management (Web GUI, API)
  • IP Address allocation (IPv4 and IPv6)
    • Internal pool management
    • DHCP
    • RADIUS
    • HSS based
  • S6b interface to AAA server
  • Support for Multiple SGi interfaces and dynamic switching
  • NFV deployment
  • Optimized software architecture
  • Quasi-Stateless design (Gateway drops state to external DB from which another Gateway can pick up)
  • Horizontal scalability
  • Vertical scalability
  • Self-Healing
  • All other OpenEPC non functional features

This feature list may not be complete, please contact us for any question