Definitions for "AAL5"
Keywords:  atm, adaption, itu, adap, tation
See ATM Adaptation Layer.
AAL5 is a protocol used to carry higher-layer datagrams while enhancing the link layer with services available through ATM. Defined in the ITU standard I.363.5, AAL5 is typically used to carry IP datagrams over ATM, but can be used for other higher-layer.
AAL Type 5. Protocol standard for supporting the transport of Lightweight Variable Bit Rate (VBR) traffic and signalling messages.
The framing protocol to turn a cell switched network into a packet switched network