SM-DP+

The GSMA Consumer standard ( SGP.22 ) was specified later in than the M2M ( SGP.02 ) version. It consolidates the functionality of the SM-DP and SM-SR into a single component, called the SM-DP+. It’s function is to take the raw profile information from an MNO, personalise it with the appropriate IMSI/Ki pair information, convert it to the appropriate format for an eUICC and transmit the profiles to the eUICC.

In most cases the Local Profile Assistant ( LPA ) will be present in the device ( LPAd ), in which case the below architecture applies:

 

It is possible however to also have the LPA in the eUICC ( LPAe )

 

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