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OsmoBSC

OsmoBSC is an implementation of a GSM BSC (Base Station Controller), i.e. it offers
  • an A-bis interface towards the BTSs
  • an A-over-IP (AoIP) interface towards an MSC (e.g. OsmoMSC).

History / Naming / SCCPlite

Until 2017, we used to have an osmo-bsc part of the old openbsc.git repository which implemented a smaller sub-set of the BSC functionality with an SCCPLite based A interface. This legacy program is now called osmo-bsc-sccplite and continues to be available for legacy users. However, it is not actively developed anymore.

OsmoBSC in the Osmocom architecture

Signaling Plane only

Signaling + User (Media) Plane

Contact us via the openbsc@ mailing list, see [[Cellular Infrastructure:Mailing Lists]].
Contributions are welcome via [[Cellular Infrastructure:Gerrit]].
Git repository browser at https://git.osmocom.org/osmo-bsc

BTS Support

OsmoBSC supports currently all BTSs running the OsmoBTS software (such as sysmoBTS), as well as ip.access nanoBTS devices. Other Abis/IP devices may be supported.

Support for legacy E1/T1 TDM based BTSs (like those supported by OsmoNITB is on the roadmap.

Binary Packages

Osmocom provides binary packages for several flavors of Debian and Ubuntu GNU/Linux on a variety of architectures (i586, x86_64, armhf, armv7l). Unless you are a software developer interested in developing on Osmocom, it is recommended you use those packages instead of building from source.

For more details see Binary_Packages

User Manuals

GPRS support

Source code

Authors / Credit

The old OsmoBSC-SCCPlite was created by Holger Freyther based on the earler OpenBSC/OsmoNITB code by Dieter Spaar, Harald Welte, Holger Freyther and contributors.

3GPP AoIP support was developed by sysmocom. Today, OsmoBSC is maintained by Harald Welte and his team at sysmocom.

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