MBMS-Session-Start-Request  Message

The purpose of the MBMS-Session-Start procedure is to request the MCE to determine whether an MBMS E-RAB for an upcoming MBMS Session for a given MBMS Bearer Service can be accommodated by the E-UTRAN. The MCE is also requested to establish an MBMS service associated logical M3 connection. The MBMS-Session-Start procedure is triggered by the EPC (MME).
Reference: 3GPP TS 36.444-e10

Procedure:

  MBMS-Session-Start


Contained Information Elements

Name

Occurrences

Value Source

MME-MBMS-M3AP-ID 1 .. 1
TMGI 1 .. 1
MBMS-Session-ID 0 .. 1 M3: session_id
MBMS-E-RAB-QoS-Parameters 1 .. 1
MBMS-Session-Duration 1 .. 1 M3: session_duration
MBMS-Service-Area 1 .. 1 M3: service_area
Minimum-Time-To-MBMS-Data-Transfer 1 .. 1
TNL-Information 1 .. 1
Time-of-MBMS-Data-Transfer 0 .. 1 M3: time_to_data_transfer
Reestablishment 0 .. 1
Alternative-TNL-Information 0 .. 1
MBMS-Cell-List 0 .. 1