LPWAN Fragmentation Header

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Authors Carles Gomez  , Josep Paradells  , Jon Crowcroft 
Last updated 2017-04-26 (latest revision 2016-10-23)
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LPWAN technologies are characterized by a very limited data unit and/ or payload size, often one order of magnitude below the one in IEEE 802.15.4. However, many such technologies do not support layer 2 fragmentation. The 6LoWPAN fragmentation header defined in RFC 4944 represents very high overhead for LPWAN technologies, and it even does not support transporting IPv6 datagrams that require fragmentation over layer 2 technologies of a maximum payload size below 13 bytes. This specification defines an optimized fragmentation header for LPWAN.


Carles Gomez (carlesgo@entel.upc.edu)
Josep Paradells (josep.paradells@entel.upc.edu)
Jon Crowcroft (jon.crowcroft@cl.cam.ac.uk)

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