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What is DECT?

DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) is a digital wireless technology that originated in Europe but is now being adopted increasingly worldwide, for cordless telephones, wireless offices, and even wireless telephone lines to the home.

The DECT standard makes use of several advanced digital radio techniques to achieve efficient use of the radio spectrum; it delivers high speech quality and security with low risk of radio interference and low power technology.


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DECT Specifications

  • net bit rate: 32 kbit/s
  • frequency: 1920-1930MHz in the US
  • carriers: 10 (1880..1900 MHz)
  • timeslots: 2 x 12 (up and down stream)
  • channel allocation: dynamic
  • traffic density: 10000 Erlangs/km²

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