1     Scope 
2     References 
 3     Definitions  
 4     Abbreviations and acronyms        
 5     Overview   
 6     Mode of operation           
        6.1     Sequencing payload traffic 
        6.2     Bonding Group ID (GID) and Management Entity (ME)     
        6.3     Autonomous Status Messages (ASMs)      
        6.4     Link eligibility and link activation     
        6.5     Measurement of bonding group differential delay    
        6.6     Compensation of differential delay by the CPE transmitting entity    
 7     Reference models
        7.1     User plane protocol reference model          
        7.2     Bonding sublayer in layer reference model  
        7.3     Functional reference model
 8     Cell header formats          
        8.1     Autonomous Status Messages (ASM)        
        8.2     Idle and unassigned cells    
        8.3     OAM and ATM payload cells       
        8.4     HEC errors           
 9     Bonding group internal control protocol    
        9.1     Types of control message   
10     Initialization      
11     External management      
       11.1     OAM interface primitives  
       11.2     OAM channel between NMS and bonding entity   
       11.3     Cell rate adjustment          
       11.4     MIB elements       
Appendix I – Optional initialization procedure facilitating spectral optimization    
Appendix II – Sample initialization for the ATM bonding protocol    
Appendix III – Link status state machine    
Appendix IV – Example of algorithm to derive the end-to-end delay