iCore® SMSC/MMSC

iCore® SMSC/MMSC

Short Messaging Service Center (SMSC)

The SMSC can be purchased as a standalone system or can be fully integrated with other Core products. It provides simultaneous SMS operations for GSM, or UMTS wireless networks. It delivers full SMS services including:

Standard Services

  • Mobile Originated (MO) and Mobile Terminated (MT) short messages
  • All supported GSM text formats: 7 bit alphabet (default), 8 bit, and 16 bit encoding
  • Message storage if recipient is unavailable
  • Message delivery report
  • Message forwarding and redelivery if recipient becomes available
  • Standard SS7 MAP 1, 2, 3 for GSM MAP
  • ITU and ANSI low level MTP and SCCP support
  • SIGTRAN Support
  • Adapted to handle latency when satellites are used for network communications
  • No additional equipment, devices, or external applications needed
  • National and international messaging capabilities
  • Message Waiting Notification support
  • Log reports and Operational Measurements: Successful MOs, Successful MTs, Failed MOs, Failed MTs, Delivery Reports Generated, Re-attempts completed, SMPP Connection status, SS7 Connection status
  • Fully configurable via a GUI client

Extended Features

  • SMPP interface for a single or multi ESME destinations
  • Gateway functionality (SMPP & SS7) to manage connections to one or more SMSCs for roaming networks. This will make it easy to switch between different roaming networks with message delivery problems.
  • Provides balance notification to prepaid subscriber
  • Custom Message Delivery to any subscriber
  • SMSC Multiplexer/SMPP Server for message routing to networks without direct connection

 

Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC)

A powerful Multimedia Messaging Service Center (MMSC) that will handle MMS operations for GSM and 3G networks. This evolution of the SMSC delivers full services.

Standard Services

  • Phone-to-Phone MMS (images, voice, and video)
  • Application-to-Phone and Phone-to-Application MMS
  • Supports GSM and 3G networks
  • Supports useful subscriber applications for media conversion and sharing
  • Support for Messaging Service Control (MM10)
  • Support for Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • User friendly Web Interface for OA&M
  • MMS Gateway to interface with other MMSCs over GPRS
  • IETF and 3GPP standards are applied
  • Support for interfaces for Cellular Carrier Interconnections (MM4)
  • Support for interfaces for Value Added Service providers (MM7)