5 M2AP Services

36.4433GPPEvolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access Network (E-UTRAN)M2 Application Protocol (M2AP)Release 17TS

The present clause describes the services an eNB offers to its associated MCE.

5.1 M2AP procedure modules

The M2 interface M2AP procedures may be sub-divided as follows:

1. M2AP MBMS session control procedures;

2. M2AP global procedures;

The M2AP session control procedures are related to MBMS services.

The Global Procedures module contains procedures that are not related to a specific MBMS service.

5.2 Parallel transactions

Unless explicitly indicated in the procedure specification, at any instance in time one protocol peer shall have a maximum of one ongoing M2AP procedure related to a certain MBMS service.