Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; 5G; Policy and Charging Control (PCC); Reference points (3GPP TS 29.212 version 15.9.0 Release 15)

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ETSI TS 129 212 V15.9.0 (2020-01)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS);
LTE;
5G;
Policy and Charging Control (PCC);
Reference points
(3GPP TS 29.212 version 15.9.0 Release 15)
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Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 2

Legal Notice ....................................................................................................................................................... 2

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 2

Foreword ........................................................................................................................................................... 15

1 Scope ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 16

3 Definitions and abbreviations ................................................................................................................. 18

3.1 Definitions ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

3.2 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 20

4 Gx reference point .................................................................................................................................. 20

4.1 Overview .......................................................................................................................................................... 20

4.2 Gx Reference model ......................................................................................................................................... 21

4.3 PCC Rules ........................................................................................................................................................ 21

4.3.1 PCC Rule Definition ................................................................................................................................... 21

4.3.2 Operations on PCC Rules ........................................................................................................................... 23

4.3a IP flow mobility routing rules .......................................................................................................................... 24

4.3a.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 24

4.3a.1 Functional entities ....................................................................................................................................... 24

4.3a.2 IP flow mobility routing rule definition ...................................................................................................... 24

4.3a.3 Operations on Routing rules ....................................................................................................................... 25

4.3a.4 PCC procedures for IP flow mobility routing rule over Gx reference point ............................................... 25

4.3a.4.1 Provisioning of IP flow mobility routing rules...................................................................................... 25

4.3b Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 26

4.3c NBIFOM routing rules ..................................................................................................................................... 26

4.3c.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 26

4.3c.2 NBIFOM routing rule definition ................................................................................................................. 26

4.3c.3 Operations on NBIFOM Routing rules ....................................................................................................... 27

4.4 Functional ele me nts .......................................................................................................................................... 27

4.4.1 PCRF .......................................................................................................................................................... 27

4.4.2 PCEF ........................................................................................................................................................... 28

4.5 PCC procedures over Gx reference point ......................................................................................................... 29

4.5.1 Request for PCC rules................................................................................................................................. 29

4.5.2 Provisioning of PCC rules .......................................................................................................................... 31

4.5.2.0 Overview ............................................................................................................................................... 31

4.5.2.1 Selecting a PCC rule for Uplink IP packets .......................................................................................... 34

4.5.2.2 Selecting a PCC rule and IP CAN Bearer for Downlink IP packets ..................................................... 35

4.5.2.3 Gate function ......................................................................................................................................... 35

4.5.2.4 Policy enforcement for "Authorized QoS" per PCC Rule ..................................................................... 36

4.5.2.5 Usage Monitoring Control .................................................................................................................... 36

4.5.2.6 Redirect function ................................................................................................................................... 36

4.5.2.7 Support for DSCP marking of downlink packets at the TDF ................................................................ 36

4.5.2.8 Traffic Steering Control support ........................................................................................................... 37

4.5.3 Provisioning of Event Triggers ................................................................................................................... 37

4.5.4 Provisioning of charging related information for the IP-CAN session ....................................................... 38

4.5.4.1 Provisioning of Charging Addresses ..................................................................................................... 38

4.5.4.2 Provisioning of Default Charging Method ............................................................................................ 38

4.5.4.3 Void....................................................................................................................................................... 38

4.5.4.4 Provisioning of Access Network Charging Identifier ........................................................................... 38

4.5.5 Provisioning and Policy Enforcement of Authorized QoS ......................................................................... 39

4.5.5.0 Overview ............................................................................................................................................... 39

4.5.5.0a Provisioning of authorized QoS per IP CAN bearer ............................................................................. 40

4.5.5.1 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS per IP CAN bearer ................................................................. 40

4.5.5.2 Policy provisioning for authorized QoS per service data flow .............................................................. 40

4.5.5.3 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS per service data flow .............................................................. 40

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4.5.5.4 Coordination of authorized QoS scopes in mixed mode ....................................................................... 41

4.5.5.5 Provisioning of authorized QoS per QCI .............................................................................................. 41

4.5.5.6 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS per QCI .................................................................................. 41

4.5.5.7 Provisioning of authorized QoS per APN ............................................................................................. 41

4.5.5.8 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS per APN ................................................................................. 42

4.5.5.9 Provisioning of authorized QoS for the Default EPS Bearer ................................................................ 43

4.5.5.10 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS of the Default EPS Bearer ...................................................... 43

4.5.5.11 Policy provisioning and enforcement of authorized QoS for service data flows that share

resources ............................................................................................................................................... 43

4.5.5.12 Provisioning and enforcement of time conditioned policy information ................................................ 43

4.5.5.12.1 General ............................................................................................................................................ 43

4.5.5.12.2 Time conditioned authorized QoS per APN .................................................................................... 44

4.5.5.12.3 Time conditioned authorized default EPS bearer QoS .................................................................... 44

4.5.5.13 Policy provisioning and enforcement of authorized QoS for service data flows that shall be

bound to the default bearer .................................................................................................................... 45

4.5.6 Indication of IP-CAN Bearer Termination Implications............................................................................. 46

4.5.7 Indication of IP-CAN Session Termination ................................................................................................ 46

4.5.8 Request of IP-CAN Bearer Termination ..................................................................................................... 47

4.5.9 Request of IP-CAN Session Termination ................................................................................................... 47

4.5.10 Bearer Control Mode Selection .................................................................................................................. 48

4.5.11 Provisioning of Event Report Indication .................................................................................................... 48

4.5.12 PCC Rule Error Handling ........................................................................................................................... 49

4.5.13 Time of the day procedures......................................................................................................................... 50

4.5.14 Trace activation/deactivation ...................................................................................................................... 51

4.5.15 IMS Emergency Session Support ............................................................................................................... 51

4.5.15.1 Functional Entities ................................................................................................................................ 51

4.5.15.2 PCC procedures for Emergency services over Gx reference point ....................................................... 51

4.5.15.2.1 Request for PCC Rules for Emergency services ............................................................................. 51

4.5.15.2.2 Provisioning of PCC Rules for Emergency services ....................................................................... 51

4.5.15.2.2.1 Provisioning of PCC Rules at Gx session establishment ........................................................... 51

4.5.15.2.2.2 Provisioning of PCC Rules for Emergency Services ................................................................. 52

4.5.15.2.3 Removal of PCC Rules for Emergency Services ............................................................................. 52

4.5.15.2.4 Removal of PCC Rules at Gx session termination .......................................................................... 53

4.5.16 Requesting Usage Monitoring Control ....................................................................................................... 53

4.5.17 Reporting Accumulated Usage ................................................................................................................... 54

4.5.17.0 General .................................................................................................................................................. 54

4.5.17.1 Usage Threshold Reached ..................................................................................................................... 55

4.5.17.2 PCC Rule Removal ............................................................................................................................... 55

4.5.17.3 Usage Monitoring Disabled .................................................................................................................. 56

4.5.17.4 IP-CAN Session Termination................................................................................................................ 56

4.5.17.5 PCRF Requested Usage Report............................................................................................................. 56

4.5.17.6 Report in case of Monitoring Time provided ........................................................................................ 56

4.5.18 IMS Restoration Support ............................................................................................................................ 57

4.5.18a P-CSCF Restoration Enhancement Support ............................................................................................... 57

4.5.19 Multimedia Priority Support ....................................................................................................................... 57

4.5.19.1 PCC Procedures for Multimedia Priority services over Gx reference point .......................................... 57

4.5.19.1.1 Provisioning of PCC Rules for Multimedia Priority Services ......................................................... 57

4.5.19.1.2 Invocation/Revocation of Priority EPS Bearer Services ................................................................. 58

4.5.19.1.3 Invocation/Revocation of IMS Multimedia Priority Services ......................................................... 59

4.5.20 Sponsored Data Connectivity ..................................................................................................................... 59

4.5.21 PCRF Failure and Restoration .................................................................................................................... 60

4.5.22 Reporting Access Network Information ..................................................................................................... 60

4.5.23 Application Detection Information ............................................................................................................. 61

4.5.24 Group Communication Service Support ..................................................................................................... 62

4.5.25 NBIFOM Support ....................................................................................................................................... 62

4.5.25.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 62

4.5.25.1.1 PCRF procedures ............................................................................................................................. 62

4.5.25.1.2 PCEF procedures ............................................................................................................................. 63

4.5.25.2 NBIFOM impacts on PCC procedures over Gx .................................................................................... 64

4.5.25.2.1 IP-CAN session establishment ........................................................................................................ 64

4.5.25.2.2 Addition of an access ....................................................................................................................... 64

4.5.25.2.3 Removal of an access ...................................................................................................................... 65

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4.5.25.2.3.1 UE/PCEF-initiated removal of an access ................................................................................... 65

4.5.25.2.3.2 PCRF-initiated removal of an access ......................................................................................... 65

4.5.25.2.4 Network-initiated IP flow mobility within a PDN connection (Network-initiated NBIFOM

mode) ............................................................................................................................................... 65

4.5.25.2.5 UE-initiated IP flow mobility within a PDN connection (UE-initiated NBIFOM mode) ............... 66

4.5.25.2.6 UE Requested IP Flow Mapping (Network-initiated NBIFOM mode) ........................................... 67

4.5.25.2.7 An access becomes not available/available again ............................................................................ 69

4.5.25.2.8 Access Network Information Reporting .......................................................................................... 69

4.5.25.2.9 Usage monitoring control ................................................................................................................ 69

4.5.25.2.10 UE resource request for a multi-access IP-CAN session ................................................................. 70

4.5.26 Detection and handling of late arriving requests......................................................................................... 70

4.5.26.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 70

4.5.26.2 Detection and handling of requests which collide with an existing session context ............................. 70

4.5.26.3 Detection and handling of requests which have timed out at the originating entity .............................. 70

4.5.27 Resource reservation for services sharing priority ...................................................................................... 71

4.5.28 Support for PCC rule versioning ................................................................................................................. 72

4.5.29 3GPP PS Data Off Support ......................................................................................................................... 72

4.5.30 Extended bandwidth support for EPC supporting Dual Connectivity (E-UTRAN and 5G NR) ................ 74

4.5.31 Policy update When UE suspends .................................................................................................................... 74

4.6 Void .................................................................................................................................................................. 75

4a Gxx reference points .............................................................................................................................. 75

4a.1 Overview .......................................................................................................................................................... 75

4a.2 Gxx Reference model ....................................................................................................................................... 75

4a.3 Quality of Service Control Rules ..................................................................................................................... 76

4a.3.1 Quality of Service Control Rule Definition ................................................................................................ 76

4a.3.2 Operations on QoS Rules ............................................................................................................................ 77

4a.4 Functional elements .......................................................................................................................................... 77

4a.4.1 PCRF .......................................................................................................................................................... 77

4a.4.2 BBERF ........................................................................................................................................................ 78

4a.5 PCC procedures over Gxx reference points ..................................................................................................... 78

4a.5.1 Gateway control and QoS Rules Request ................................................................................................... 78

4a.5.2 Gateway control and QoS Rules Provision ................................................................................................. 80

4a.5.2.1 Overview ............................................................................................................................................... 80

4a.5.2.2 Support for DSCP marking of downlink packets at the TDF ................................................................ 81

4a.5.3 Gateway Control Session Termination ....................................................................................................... 81

4a.5.4 Request of Gateway Control Session Termination ..................................................................................... 82

4a.5.5 QoS Control Rule error handling ................................................................................................................ 82

4a.5.6 Gateway Control session to Gx session linking .......................................................................................... 82

4a.5.7 Multiple BBF support ................................................................................................................................. 83

4a.5.7.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 83

4a.5.7.2 Handling of two BBFs associated with the same IP-CAN session during handover ............................ 83

4a.5.7.3 Handling of multiple BBFs with flow mobility within IP-CAN session ............................................... 85

4a.5.8 Provisioning of Event Triggers ................................................................................................................... 85

4a.5.9 Bearer Control Mode Selection .................................................................................................................. 86

4a.5.10 Provisioning and Policy Enforcement of Authorized QoS ......................................................................... 86

4a.5.10.1 Provisioning of authorized QoS for the Default EPS Bearer ................................................................ 86

4a.5.10.2 Policy enforcement for authorized QoS of the Default EPS Bearer ...................................................... 87

4a.5.10.3 Provisioning of authorized QoS per APN ............................................................................................. 87

4a.5.10.4 Policy provisioning for authorized QoS per service data flow .............................................................. 87

4a.5.10.5 Policy enforcement for authoriz
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