BroadForward Location Based Services (LBS)

BroadForward Location Based Services (LBS)

The Gateway Mobile Location Centre (GMLC) is a control plane system that interfaces with emergency and commercial LCS clients and the operator’s network to provide the location of a mobile device, required to support Location Based Services (LBS). The Location Retrieval Function (LRF) retrieves location information for users that have initiated an emergency session. The Routing Determination Function (RDF) provides the allocated outgoing address to the E-CSCF for routing the emergency request towards a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). They support all relevant interfaces for mobile network and client integration.



  • Single, productized, software solution for GMLC, LRF and RDF
  • Multi-protocol support, including Diameter, SS7, HTTP, SIP
  • Supporting all relevant interfaces for mobile network and client integration
  • Completely GUI based configuration, provisioning and management – no need for scripting or development
  • Central logging point (EDR-registration)
  • 100% software based, runs on standard off-the-shelf hardware or virtualized / hosted


Network Location Access Edge On Premises NFV Service Orchestration System Integrators