Method and Telecommunications Node for Controlling an Attach State of a User Equipment

  • US 20160150578A1
  • Filed: 07/15/2014
  • Published: 05/26/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/15/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for controlling an attach state of a user equipment in an attach control node of a telecommunications system further comprising a subscriber database containing subscription data of the user equipment, the method comprising:

  • receiving in a first transfer stage a first set of subscription data from the subscriber database and storing the first set of subscription data in the attach control node, wherein the first set of subscription data is insufficient for enabling establishing a communication session between the user equipment and the telecommunications system, and wherein, if an authentication step is required, authentication data are received in the attach control node prior to the receiving in the first transfer stage;

    if establishing a communication session is required between the user equipment and the telecommunications network, receiving in a second transfer stage following the first transfer stage at least one second set of subscription data from the subscriber database in the attach control node, and storing the second set of subscription data in the attach control node, wherein a combination of the first set of subscription data and the second set of subscription data is sufficient for enabling establishing a communication session between the user equipment and the telecommunications network.

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