What is LAC (Location Area Code)?

The LAC is a 16-bit number. It structures part of the local Area Identifier (LAI) which incorporates the Mobile Country Code (MCC0 the Mobile Network Code (MNC) and the Local area code. A location area is a bunch of base stations that are assembled to optimize signalling. CellID (CID) — is a for the most part remarkable number used to recognize each Base transceiver station (BTS) or sector of a BTS within a Location area code.