Generic Tunneling Protocol (GTP)

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Authors Charles Perkins  , Alessio Casati 
Last updated 2000-03-17
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Some discussion has been lately going on on the standardization of GRE within the IETF. GRE has an Impact on standard track protocols such as Mobile IP. A Generic Tunneling Protocol (GTP) sharing the same format and byte order of the 3GPP GTP protocol ( 3G TS 29.060) benefits from the commonality of the encapsulation format used in IP mobility support protocols in different families of 3G standards.


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