12. An apparatus, comprising:a processor; and
a memory including computer program code, where the memory and computer program code are configured to, with the processor, cause the apparatus at least to,
prior to confirmation that a network access node has acquired capabilities of a user equipment, operate the user equipment with the network access node in accordance with a first rate matching scheme on a channel between the network access node and the user equipment; and
only after confirmation to the user equipment that the network access node has acquired capabilities of the user equipment, operating the user equipment with the network access node in accordance with a second rate matching scheme on the channel.