Acceptable Cell in UMTS

What makes a cell acceptable in 3G UMTS system?


In acceptable cell UE can camp and make emergency call and receive ETWS notifications if it is supported. An acceptable cell should fulfill the following requirements to make emergency call and receive ETWS primary notifications with or without security support.

  • An 3GPP acceptable cell should not be a barred cell
  • All acceptable cells should fulfill cell reselection criteria

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