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gateway mobile location center (GMLC)

The Gateway Mobile Location Center (GMLC) is a component of the base station for feeding Location Services

(LCS). The GMLC center works with the Mobile Location Protocol

(MLP) via which thedata

isexchanged between the Location Services (LCS) and the GMLC. In this process, communication is initiated by an LCS client, which sends a request to the location server, which responds with a response

.

Location components of the GSM base station

Location components of the GSM base station

The GMLC center forms the interface between the location-based services offered and the mobile switching center (MSC). The Gateway Mobile Location Center forms a gateway function and forwards requests from the Location Service Clients, which are the mobile devices, to the Serving Mobile Location Center (LMSC). It communicates with the Location Server, which determines the positions of the mobile devices.

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Englisch: gateway mobile location center - GMLC
Updated at: 28.12.2011
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