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Glossary

Learn about advanced telecom and cloud-based networking functions and technologies that are enabling the latest wave of innovations in the telecom industry.​

Session Management Function

SMF

The control function manages the user sessions, including establishment, modification, and release of sessions, and it can allocate IP addresses for IP PDU sessions. The SMF communicates indirectly with the UE through the AMF that relays session-related messages between the devices and the SMFs.

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