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Reference CLC/TR 50173-99-2:2010
Title Information technology - Implementation of BCT applications using cabling in accordance with EN 50173-4
Project Number 21919
Abstract/Scope This Technical Report describes the following: a) the functional elements and structure of the cabling, external to homes, supporting community antenna television (CATV) and master antenna television/satellite master antenna television (MATV/SMATV) networks in accordance with EN 60728-1; b) the location and accommodation of the home network interface (HNI) in accordance with EN 60728-1; c) requirements for additional cabling performance requirements (i.e. insertion loss slope between 47 MHz and 862 MHz) and necessary amendments of the reference implementations of generic cabling within the home in accordance with EN 50173-4 in order to support the CATV, MATV/SMATV networks in accordance with EN 60728-1. Safety (electrical safety and protection, optical power, fire, etc.) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements are outside the scope of this Technical Report and are covered by standards and regulations. However information given in this Technical Report may be of assistance in meeting these standards and regulations.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2010-03-12
Current Stage code deadline  
Deadline date for vote 2010-05-01


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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 35.110 - Networking
Keywords Information technology;Cabling;Backbone;Residential;Multi-tenant buildings
Special National Condition(s)  


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6060 2010-03-12   export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2010-01-01 2010-05-01  
5060 2009-12-22 2010-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-09-18 2009-12-18 export to doc file  EN
3090 2009-08-06 2009-09-30  
2020 2009-03-12    
1099 2008-09-01 2009-03-01  
1000 2008-04-09 2008-08-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2010-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2010-03-12
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.