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Mobility Management Using Identifier Locator Addressing

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Julius Mueller , Tom Herbert
Last updated 2017-08-11 (Latest revision 2017-02-07)
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This specification describes a new mobile network architecture which improves mobility management using Identifier Locator Addressing ILA) in IPv6 for next generation mobile telecommunication networks such as 5G and Mobile Edge Clouds. Identifier-locator addressing differentiates between location and identity of a addressable network element, which can be a mobile device or a data center task. The approach presented in this draft enables mobility management on Layer 3, and provides a simplified, GTP-tunnel-free and more efficient architecture with less core network utilization compared to traditional architecture.


Julius Mueller
Tom Herbert

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