The GSMA Consumer standard ( SGP.22 ) was specified later 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+. Its 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 )