IEC 60728-7-2:2003 

Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services - Part 7-2: Hybrid fibre coax outside plant status monitoring - Media access control (MAC) layer specification


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specifies requirements for The Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) Outside Plant (OSP) Media Access Control (MAC) Layer. This standard is part of the series developed to support the design and implementation of interoperable management systems for evolving HFC cable networks. The HMS Media Access Control (MAC) layer specification describes the messaging and protocols implemented at the Data Link Layer (DLL), layer 2 in the 7 layer ISO-OSI reference model, that support reliable and efficient communications between HMS compliant transponders interfacing to managed OSP network elements (NEs) and a centralized head-end element (HE).

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2003-10-08
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 100/TA 5 - Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive servicesrss
ICS33.040.40 - Data communication networks
33.160.01 - Audio, video and audiovisual systems in general
35.100.60 - Presentation layer
Stability date  2026
File size553 KB

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