Introduction

23.2043GPPRelease 16Stage 2Support of Short Message Service (SMS) over generic 3GPP Internet Protocol (IP) accessTS

The Short Message Service (SMS) has have enjoyed great success in cellular networks. At the same time, specifications have been and are being developed for extending 3GPP services to non-cellular IP Connectivity Access Networks (IP-CANs). In this same spirit, this specification describes the capabilities needed to support SMS for generic IP-CANs.

SMS over generic IP access can be used to support applications and services that use SMS when a generic IP access is used.