This European Telecommunication Standard (ETS) has been produced by the Special Mobile Group (SMG) Technical Committee of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).

This ETS specifies the Radio Link Protocol (RLP) for data transmission over within the digital cellular telecommunications system.

The contents of this ETS is subject to continuing work within SMG and may change following formal SMG approval. Should SMG modify the contents of this ETS, it will be resubmitted for OAP by ETSI with an identifying change of release date and an increase in version number as follows:

Version 5.x.y


5 indicates GSM Phase 2+ Release 1996;

x the second digit is incremented for all changes of substance, i.e. technical enhancements, corrections, updates, etc.

y the third digit is incremented when editorial only changes have been incorporated in the specification.

National transposition dates

Date of adoption of this EN:

12 May 2000

Date of latest announcement of this EN (doa):

31 August 2000

Date of latest publication of new National Standard
or endorsement of this EN (dop/e):

28 February 2001

Date of withdrawal of any conflicting National Standard (dow):

28 February 2001

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