MME in 4G-LTE Telecom Network

MME refers to 'Mobility Management Entity'.

It is the entry point in the Control Plane in the 4G-LTE Core Network (EPC).

The MME is responsible for Mobility management in 4G-LTE Network.

It performs authentication and security for the UEs to be able to access the network. And it tracks the location of the UEs.

In addition, the MME performs admission control, which means it decides if the UE is authorized to access this network or not, and if network resources, should be allocated to this UE.

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