This TS defines the Hosting Party Subscription Identity Module (HPSIM) application. This application
resides on the UICC, an IC card specified in TS 31.101. In particular, TS 31.101 specifies the application
independent properties of the UICC/terminal interface such as the physical characteristics and the logical structure.
This TS applies to a H(e)NB supporting the HPSIM for H(e)NB Hosting Party authentication. This TS defines the HPSIM application, the UICC application residing in the Hosting Party Module for H(e)NB Hosting Party authentication and provisioning.
identification of the Hosting Party;
security mechanism, e.g. authentication based on EAP-AKA method;
support of information for the initial provisioning (e.g. OAM system contact);
initialisation procedure on H(e)NB-UICC interface;