1 Scope

36.3223GPPEvolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA)Radio Link Control (RLC) protocol specificationRelease 15TS

The present document specifies the E-UTRA Radio Link Control (RLC) protocol for the UE – E-UTRAN radio interface.

The specification describes:

– E-UTRA RLC sublayer architecture;

– E-UTRA RLC entities;

– services expected from lower layers by E-UTRA RLC;

– services provided to upper layers by E-UTRA RLC;

– E-UTRA RLC functions;

– elements for peer-to-peer E-UTRA RLC communication including protocol data units, formats and parameters;

– handling of unknown, unforeseen and erroneous protocol data at E-UTRA RLC.