11.243GPPGSM Transcoding and Rate Adaptation: Base Station System Equipment SpecificationTS

This European Telecommunication Standard (ETS) has been produced by the Special Mobile Group (SMG) Technical Committee of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).

This European Telecommunication Standard (ETS) describes the tests for transcoding functions within the digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2).

The contents of this ETS is subject to continuing work within SMG and may change following formal SMG approval. Should SMG modify the contents of this ETS, it will be resubmitted for OAP by ETSI with an identifying change of release date and an increase in version number as follows:

Version 4.x.y


4 indicates GSM Phase 2;

x the second digit is incremented for all changes of substance, i.e. technical enhancements, corrections, updates, etc.

y the third digit is incremented when editorial only changes have been incorporated in the specification.

Transposition dates

Date of adoption of this ETS:

22 January 1999

Date of latest announcement of this ETS (doa):

30 April 1999

Date of latest publication of new National Standard
or endorsement of this ETS (dop/e):

31 October 1999

Date of withdrawal of any conflicting National Standard (dow):

31 October 1999