5 Transmission order and bit definitions

09.603GPPGeneral Packet Radio Service (GPRS)GPRS Tunnelling Protocol GPT) across the Gn and Gp InterfaceRelease 1998TS

The messages in this document shall be transmitted in network octet order starting with octet 1. Where information elements are repeated within a message the order shall be determined by the order of appearance in the table defining the information elements in the message.

The most significant bit of an octet in a GTP message is bit 8. If a value in a GTP message spans several octets and nothing else is stated, the most significant bit is bit 8 of the octet with the lowest number.