Techniques are described herein to create a multicast Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IOT) User Equipment (UE) group based on a set of four attributes that are not defined in the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 Standard/Specification. This NB-IOT UE grouping for multicast applications may assist indoor NB-IOT eNodeB (eNB) based deployments.
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Sheriff, Akram; Patil, Santosh; Henry, Jerome; and Graybeal, John, "GROUPING NARROWBAND INTERNET OF THINGS END POINTS WITH CONTROL PACKETS BASED ON MULTICAST PACKET DELIVERY FUNCTIONALITY FROM ENODEB", Technical Disclosure Commons, (August 05, 2019)