Category Archives: Terminal Steering Group

TS.11 Device Field and Lab Test Guidelines v25.0

October 16, 2018

TS.11 contains a set of guidelines for the tests that should be performed in the course of Field Test and Lab Tests carried out on Terminal Devices. Download

TS.43 VoWiFi and VoLTE Entitlement Configuration

October 4, 2018

This document describes entitlement-level configuration of the Voice-over-WiFi (VoWiFi) and Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services on devices using the mechanism described in GSMA PRD RCC.14[5]. In this context, the term “entitlement” refers to the applicability, availability and status of that service (or …

TS.44 Operator Name Display on a Smartphones

September 24, 2018

It has been noted by the GSMA that in recent Smartphone and OS releases there has been a trend away from persistent display of the Operator Name. Frequently, the Operator Name is not displayed in the Notification bar but instead …

TS.33 TAC Allocation Process Rest of the World v2.0

September 7, 2018

This document complements TS.06 IMEI Allocation and Approval Process and provides guidance on the information that manufacturers will need to supply when registering in the GSMA IMEI database and applying for TAC Download

TS.16 TAC Allocation Process for India Version 4.0

September 3, 2018

TS.16 details the process and the requirements for obtaining TAC for Indian Manufacturers / Brand owners. The process in India is different than the rest of the world due to local regulatory requirements for verification. Download  

TS.17 TAC Allocation Process for China v4.0

TS.17 details the process and the requirements for obtaining TAC for Chinese Manufacturers / Brand owners. The process in China is different than the rest of the world due to local regulatory requirements for verification. Download

TS.39 MIoT Test Requirements

June 19, 2018

The purpose of this document is to establish test procedures for the verification of LTE CAT-M1, CAT-NB1 and EC-GSM-IoT devices. These test requirements may also be used to supplement the RAN5 requirements once test cases are officially available and validated. …

TS.40 MIoT Field and Lab Test Cases

This document contains a set of guidelines for the tests that should be performed in the course of Field Test and Lab Test carried out on LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) Mobile IoT modules and devices. Field Tests are required …

TS.35 IoT Device Connection Efficiency Test Book

June 15, 2018

This document outlines the test cases that would need to be passed by an IoT Device and its incorporated Communications Modules in order for it to be considered compliant with the requirements stated within the GSMA’s TS.34 IoT Device Connection …

TS.42 Multi SIM Devices Requirements Test Cases

This Test Book consists of a set of test cases relevant for testing a device supporting multiple SIMs. The test cases specified within the Test Book are either specified fully, step by step or refer to existing publicly available test …

TS.37 Requirements for Multi SIM Devices

June 14, 2018

This document lays out a minimum set of requirements intended to ensure multi SIM devices show consistent behaviour. The requirements relate only to device platform elements such as hardware, protocol stack and operating systems. In the context of this document, …

TS.26 NFC Handset Requirements

June 4, 2018

This document lists requirements for devices to support NFC services primarily focused on NFC services based on the UICC. It sets out a common framework of requirements, identifying and referencing relevant standards (or elements thereof), selecting options from among those …

TS.27 NFC Handset Test Book

The NFC Test Book stream is part of GSMA NFC activities. The participating GSMA TSG members have developed a set of test cases to be used for testing primarily the UICC based NFC functionality within a Mobile Device. These tests …

NFC Functions and Security Certification Overview

April 3, 2018

This document provides an overview functional and security related certification processes relevant for NFC enabled Mobile Devices. The document focuses on a number of NFC services and identifies the key components within an NFC Mobile Device which are essential for …

TS.06 IMEI Allocation and Approval Process

March 19, 2018

This document outlines the allocation principles applicable to the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers. Download

TS.34 IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines version 5.0

January 8, 2018

In IoT scenarios IoT Device firmware and software play a significant part in determining the overall performance and behaviour of the IoT Service on the mobile network. With no human intervention to fall back upon, the mechanisms that manage recovery …

TS.41 IoT Standard Diagnostic Logging v1.0

January 4, 2018

The purpose of this document is to provide a standardized method to log modem data and messaging on an Internet of Things (IoT) device (Long Term Evolution (4G), category M1 (LTE-M1) and Long Term Evolution (4G), category NB1 (LTE-NB1)), eliminating …

TS.30 IMEI Database Application Forms v7.0

December 6, 2017

TS.30 provides information which will help manufacturers with the completion and submission of the different application forms used within the GSMA IMEI database is defined and described in detail. Download

TS.29 – Smartphone Performance Test Case Guideline v3.0

December 4, 2017

This document is applicable to 3GPP system capable terminals. It defines performance test methods for the testing of Smartphones, to evaluate and improve the user experience. Download

TS.31 Standard Diagnostic Logging v4.0

November 29, 2017

The purpose of this document is to provide a standardized method to log modem data and messaging on a device, eliminating the need for tethered logging. The primary user of the logging tool is expected to be mobile network operators. …

TS.09 Battery Life Measurement and Current Consumption Technique v10.1

September 26, 2017

TS.09 is applicable to 3GPP system capable terminals. It defines mobile equipment (MS/UE) power consumption test methods for specific technologies, applications and services. Download – TS.09 v10.1 (PDF) Download Excel file

TS.36 Device Setting Database V3.0

September 21, 2017

This document specifies the requirements for a database enabling the efficient transfer of settings from mobile network operators (including mobile virtual network operators) to device manufacturers in order to allow for the appropriate customization of devices. TS.36 V3.0

TS.32 Technical Adaptation of Devices through Late Customisation V3.0

This document provides recommendations on a framework for manufacturers and MNO’s (mobile network operators) so they can technically configure Open Market mobile devices, to ensure the device can support the customer with the services being promoted and offered by the …

TS.22 Recommendations for Minimum Wi-Fi ® Capabilities of Terminals v5.0

April 7, 2016

TS.22 consolidates the terminal requirements and existing Wi-Fi experiences from various operators and is intended to become a tool to help operators align their Wi-Fi requirements. Download

TS.24 Operator Acceptance Values for Device Antenna Performance v3.0

October 1, 2015

This document defines the Operator Acceptance Values for Device Antenna Performance. The values are determined taking into consideration: Devices being held close to head with left and right hand Devices being held with one hand only for the purpose of …

TS.29 Browser Performance Test Case Guideline v1.0

November 14, 2014

This document is applicable to 3GPP system capable terminals. It defines mobile equipment (ME) user experience performance test methods. This version only covers the browser performance test cases. Within this document are test cases covering key browsing use cases, to …

TS.20 Smarter Apps for Smarter Phones v4.0

November 4, 2014

TS.20 is a guideline to improve applications connectivity, power consumption, user interface and security. Download

TS.25 Mobile Network Codes and Names Guidelines and Application Form v2.0

July 21, 2014

TS.25 details the nature, structure and handling of the “Mobile (Network) Codes and Names” (TS.25 formerly SE13), how it can be submitted by Mobile Network Operators and how it is presented and made available to those wishing to receive the …

TS.28 Enhancing Mobile Network Efficiency – Recommendations for Devices v1.0

July 16, 2014

TS.28 addresses mobile network efficiency issues related to smartphones experienced by operators and manufacturers and makes a number of recommendations for device implementations to improve mobile network efficiency. Download

TS.18 Fast Dormancy Best Practises v1.0

July 29, 2013

The purpose of this document is to explain the problems that Fast Dormancy tries to reduce: The history of the Fast Dormancy mechanisms and its standardization The impact on the network and the device battery lifetime of several parameters The …

TS.21 Guidelines for the secure removal of personal data from devices v1.0

February 29, 2012

TS.21 provides guidelines for manufacturers for the provision of tools for the secure removal of personal data from devices, therefore assisting end users to completely remove all their personal data. It provides guidelines for manufacturers for the prevision of tools …

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