3GPPTM has developed a comprehensive set of network management specifications covering topics such as:

  • Charging
  • Configuration management
  • Fault management
  • Performance management
  • Alarm management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Quality of Experience
  • Management of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based mobile networks
  • Sel-organizing networks (SON)
  • Network slicing management

and has developed XML definitions for most of these. For each domain, solutions sets are provided in Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), Common Management Information Protocol (CMIP), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), or REST (Representational State Transfer)-based. The network management specifications can be found in the 3GPPTM 32.-series and 3GPPTM28.-series - see also ETSI standards search.