ETSI Technical Committee (TC) Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT™)
Approved at Board #52, May 2005 [ETSI/B52(05)16]
The DECTTM Technical Committee has overall
responsibility within ETSI for the development and maintenance of standards for
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECTTM) and the further
evolution of DECT™.
DECT™ is a registered trademark of ETSI in Europe for the
benefit of ETSI Members.
To complete the family of standards for DECTTM,
so as to ensure that the required DECTTM specifications are available
in a timely manner, for successful design, implementation and marketing of DECTTM
equipment, services and facilities.
To collect new requirements for cordless systems and to
further evolve the standard to fulfil new market requirements.
To liaise directly with bodies inside ETSI on matters
relevant for the development of the standards.
To work within the objectives and timescales as stated in
its ETSI work programme.
To develop, support and maintain standards for DECTTM
that utilise the full potential of DECTTM as a network access
technology, and that extend its applications and its interworking with other
To ensure that the family of DECTTM standards
are consistent and coherent and of high quality.
2 External Relations
Liaison with the DECTTM Forum (operators and
manufacturers) to take on board industry wide opinion and market requirements.
Coordinate with TIA TR 41.6 for issues on DECTTM
related standards in USA.
Cooperate with ITU to promote DECT™ as family member of
'International Mobile Telecommunications' (IMT) and to provide input for the
update of the IMT-2000 recommendations.