circuit switching This topic has 6 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 18 years, 3 months ago by hercules. Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts 2nd September 2004 at 14:11 #39762 akshayGuest How does MSC works? Based on Circuit switching or Packet switching? Please guys explain 2nd September 2004 at 16:44 #39763 S.VijayGuest MSC-Has Both But Majority Circuit Switching. Rgds 4th September 2004 at 06:54 #39764 akshayGuest Thanks for ur answer. Can u pls explain like in which part it is uses Packet switching and in which part it uses circuit switching 7th September 2004 at 12:12 #39765 S.VijayGuest In 2G – GSM Only CircuitSwitching. Done by Switching System. In 2.5 – GSM+GPRS MSC-Circuit Switching.GPRS Nodes Handles Packet Switching. In UMTS- Plan to make evrything as PACKETS. Rgds 9th September 2004 at 14:26 #39766 akshayGuest is it in MSC it fully uses trunks(circuits) 14th October 2004 at 00:16 #39767 GeorgeGuest In CDMA – 2G uses Ckt Switching. In 3G/2.5, it’s packet switched at the air interface for Supplemental channels. 14th October 2004 at 00:57 #39768 herculesGuest Hi George: in the cdma msc solution,most of the part are ATM based,like handover and mobile to mobile call, so it is a combiner of TDM and ATM system! Author Posts Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) The forum ‘Telecom Design’ is closed to new topics and replies.