This TS specifies the procedures used at the radio interface core network protocols within the 3rd generation mobile telecommunications system and the digital cellular telecommunications system.
It specifies the procedures used at the radio interface (Reference Point Um or Uu) for Call Control (CC), Mobility Management (MM), and Session Management (SM).
These procedures are defined in terms of messages exchanged over the control channels of the radio interface. The
control channels are described in TS 44.003
and TS 25.301
The structured functions and procedures of this protocol and the relationship with other layers and entities are described in general terms in TS 24.007
short Table of Contents for TS 24.008 Word version: 16.2.0
each title links to the equivalent title in the full ToC