1 Scope

22.3683GPPRelease 17Service requirements for Machine-Type Communications (MTC)Stage 1TS

The present document specifies the service requirements for Network Improvements for Machine Type Communications. In particular it will:

– identify and specify general requirements for machine type communications;

– identify service aspects where network improvements (compared to the current human-to-human oriented services) are needed to cater for the specific nature of machine-type communications;

– specify machine type communication requirements for these service aspects where network improvements are needed for machine type communication.