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The data in an ATM cell or Ethernet/IP packet that subscribers want to access (the message, conversation, file, etc.). Payload is used to distinguish the subscriber’s data from the “overhead,” which is data in an ATM cell or IP packet that network equipment tacks on to the payload to help guide its transmission across the network.

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