aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiffstats
path: root/README
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorHarald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>2008-12-29 04:50:01 +0000
committerHarald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>2008-12-29 04:50:01 +0000
commitd94ee1e408a97dcf50f9a35d0dbe695bfcdd45ef (patch)
tree24e83ec3cc6a1c329ecd0173fe0f149ce409520d /README
parentb8ad11e3fd2868137fdf39d52f80f8d03f864edc (diff)
add README
Diffstat (limited to 'README')
-rw-r--r--README18
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/README b/README
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..88715f5
--- /dev/null
+++ b/README
@@ -0,0 +1,18 @@
+About OpenBSC
+=============
+
+OpenBSC is a minimalistic implementation of the GSM Network, with particular
+emphasis on the functionality typically provided by the BSC, MSC, HLR, VLR.
+
+Its only current interface is a mISDN based E1 interface utilizing the A-bis
+protocol between BSC and BTS. In other words, you can connect an existing
+GSM Base Transceiver Station (BTS) through E1 to OpenBSC.
+
+So far, it has only been tested with the Siemens microBTS BS-11. Test reports
+with other BTS are appreciated!
+
+This project is still in its early days, and there are lots of areas where it
+doesn't behave as per GSM spec.
+
+December 29, 2008
+ Harald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>