11. Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS)

  1. SeungJune Yi,
  2. SungDuck Chun,
  3. YoungDae Lee,
  4. SungJun Park and
  5. SungHoon Jung

Published Online: 5 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118188545.ch11

Radio Protocols for LTE and LTE-Advanced

Radio Protocols for LTE and LTE-Advanced

How to Cite

Yi, S., Chun, S., Lee, Y., Park, S. and Jung, S. (2012) Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service (MBMS), in Radio Protocols for LTE and LTE-Advanced, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118188545.ch11

Author Information

  1. LG Electronics, South Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118188538

Online ISBN: 9781118188545



  • broadcast;
  • multicast;
  • user service;
  • bearer service;
  • session;
  • notification;
  • MBSFN;
  • MCCH;
  • MTCH;
  • MCH;
  • counting;
  • and service continuity


This chapter explains how the LTE network provides delivery of MBMS services to the UEs. In this chapter, we give brief descriptions about MBMS architecture and functions, MBSFN transmissions, and MBMS procedures. We also explain enhancements of MBMS in Release 10 and 11.