HLR/HSS

HLR – Home Location Register, HSS – Home Subscriber Server

Plextone® HLR and HSS is a central subscriber database that contains details of each mobile phone subscriber that is authorized to use the mobile core network. Plextone® HLR is an essential component a mobile operator or MVNO needs to provide mobile services over GSM, GPRS, UMTS and HSPA core networks. HSS is for LTE networks. HLR/HSS can be installed on a virtual server with Linux.

Functionality

Plextone® HLR and HSS is a central subscriber database that contains details of each mobile phone subscriber that is authorized to use the mobile core network.

Functional group Function HLR HSS
Services Location Management, Authentication
Call and SMS handling
CAMEL
Call Barring
USSD
Supplementary Services
Customized PLMN Services
Connectivity GSM
GPRS
UMTS
HSPA
LTE
Signaling & Protocols GSM MAP V1/2/3
SIP, SIGTRAN
SS7
Diameter
Security Authentication Centre colocated
Milenage algorithm
Operating System Linux
Capacity Scalable from thousands to millions of subscribers
Several thousand transactions per second