1     Scope 
 2     References 
 3     Definitions  
 4     Abbreviations and acronyms        
 5     Conventions and terminology       
        5.1     ONT and ONU     
        5.2     Data encapsulation method and deprecation of ATM transport       
        5.3     Traffic monitoring versus non-status-reporting         
        5.4     Bandwidth assignment versus bandwidth allocation 
        5.5     G-PON time division multiplexing architecture        
        5.6     Disambiguation of the concept of frame      
        5.7     Concepts associated with upstream physical layer overhead
 6     G-PON system architecture         
        6.1     Network architecture and reference configuration   
        6.2     Parameters of the GTC layer          
        6.3     Functional blocks   
        6.4     Interoperability between G-PON and B-PON       
 7     G-PON transmission convergence layer overview
        7.1     GTC protocol stack           
        7.2     GTC key functions 
        7.3     Functions of Sublayers in GTC       
        7.4     Dynamic bandwidth assignment      
        7.5     Resource allocation and quality of service (QoS)    
 8     GTC layer framing           
        8.1     Downstream GTC frame structure  
        8.2     Upstream burst structure    
        8.3     Mapping of GEM frames into GTC payload           
        8.4     Status reporting DBA signalling and configuration   
 9     GTC messages 
        9.1     PLOAM message format   
        9.2     Control messages  
10     Activation method           
       10.1     Overview 
       10.2     Activation mechanism at the ONU
       10.3     OLT support of the activation process       
       10.4     OLT and ONU timing relationships           
       10.5     Power levelling     
11     Alarms and performance monitoring        
       11.1     Alarms  
       11.2     Performance monitoring    
12     Security    
       12.1     Basic threat model
       12.2     Encryption system 
       12.3     Key exchange and switch-over     
13     Forward error correction
       13.1     Introduction          
       13.2     Downstream FEC 
       13.3     Upstream FEC     
       13.4     ONU activation transmissions       
14     OMCI transport mechanism        
       14.1     OMCI transport schema   
       14.2     OMCI adapters    
Annex A – Implementers' guide for Recommendation UIT-T G.984.3     
        A.1     Introduction          
        A.2     AES mechanism and golden vectors          
        A.3     FEC encoding golden vector         
        A.4     Scrambler diagram
        A.5     A downstream frame example       
        A.6     ONU activation process    
        A.7     PLOAM messages           
        A.8     Transmitter block diagram 
Appendix I – Transport of user traffic over GEM channels     
        I.1        Mapping of GEM frames into the GTC payload    
        I.2        TDM over GEM  
        I.3        Ethernet over GEM          
        I.4        SDH over GEM  
        I.5        IP over GEM       
Appendix II – Survivability in GTC-based systems     
Appendix III – GEM header error control decoding     
Appendix IV – OLT activation procedures overview     
       IV.1     Common part       
       IV.2     ONU-specific part
       IV.3     Automatic ONU Discovery Method          
       IV.4     POPUP process   
Appendix V – Downstream line data pattern conditioning     

        V.1     Idle pattern control
        V.2     Intentional PON disruption