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Reference EN 50478:2007
Title Functional receiver specification of satellite digital interactive television with a low data rate return channel via satellite - Modem layer specification
Project Number 16768
Abstract/Scope This standard applies for the interaction channel for interactive television networks using Geostationary Satellites with fixed return channel satellite terminals via low data rate dedicated return link. It specifies the essential elements for the implementation of the interaction channel.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-02-21
Current Stage code deadline 2007-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document  
ICS 33.060.30 - Radio relay and fixed satellite communications systems
33.170 - Television and radio broadcasting
Keywords Television; Satellite; Digital; Receiver; Low data rate return channel
Note Initially handled by TC 206 (disbanded) * D141/C101: Transferred to new TC 100X
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6060 2007-02-21 2007-06-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2006-06-01 2006-12-01  
5061 2006-04-27 2006-06-01  
5060 2006-03-28 2006-04-11 export to doc file  EN
5020 2005-10-21 2006-03-24  
1000 2005-03-01 2005-09-01  
1090 2005-02-28 2005-03-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-02-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-06-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ETSI EN 300 421:1997
ETSI EN 302 307:2006
ETSI EN 301 192:1992
ETSI EN 300 468:2003

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