The ODUk container consists of 15240 bytes from the OPUk container plus 3 x 14 bytes of the ODUk OH. The total container capacity is therefore:
•15240 bytes + (14bytes x 3 row) = 15282 bytes
The information in the ODU OH, just to recap, consists of information related to the signal path. One of the functionalities this enables is to perform a signal trace. The user can assign a signal trace of the path, which the user can then have verified at the end of path.