Satellite Services

Overview

The world's population relies increasingly on satellite services for many different purposes, including voice and data communication, radio and television broadcast, distribution and contribution links, location services, maritime and aeronautical communications.

ETSI's activities concerning satellite communications include satellite communication services and applications (including mobile and broadcasting), earth stations and earth station equipment, especially the radio frequency interfaces and network and/or user interfaces and protocols implemented in earth stations and satellite systems.

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Standards

The following is a list of the 20 latest published ETSI standards on satellite services.

A full list of related standards in the public domain is accessible via the ETSI standards search. Via this interface you can also subscribe for alerts on updates of ETSI standards.

For work in progress see the ETSI Work Programme on the Portal.

Standard No. Standard title.
TR 103 233 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Technical Report on antenna performance characterization for GSO mobile applications
EN 303 372-2 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Satellite broadcast reception equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.2 of the Directive 2014/53/EU; Part 2: Indoor unit
TS 103 246-4 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); GNSS based location systems; Part 4: Requirements for location data exchange protocols
TS 103 246-5 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); GNSS based location systems; Part 5: Performance Test Specification
TR 102 353 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Broadband Satellite Multimedia (BSM); Guidelines for the Satellite Independent Service Access Point (SI-SAP)
TS 102 460 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Broadband Satellite Multimedia (BSM); Address Management at the SI-SAP
TS 102 464 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Broadband Satellite Multimedia (BSM); Interworking with DiffServ QoS
TS 102 744-1-1 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 1: General Specifications; Sub-part 1: Services and Architectures
TS 102 744-1-2 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 1: General Specifications; Sub-part 2: System Operation Overview
TS 102 744-1-3 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 1: General Specifications; Sub-part 3: Satellite Radio Interface Overview
TS 102 744-1-4 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 1: General Specifications; Sub-part 4: Applicable External Specifications, Symbols and Abbreviations
TS 102 744-2-1 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 2: Physical Layer Specifications; Sub-part 1: Physical Layer Interface
TS 102 744-2-2 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 2: Physical Layer Specifications; Sub-part 2: Radio Transmission and Reception
TS 102 744-3-1 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 1: Bearer Control Layer Interface
TS 102 744-3-2 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 2: Bearer Control Layer Operation
TS 102 744-3-3 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 3: Bearer Connection Layer Interface
TS 102 744-3-4 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 4: Bearer Connection Layer Operation
TS 102 744-3-5 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 5: Adaptation Layer Interface
TS 102 744-3-6 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 6: Adaptation Layer Operation
TS 102 744-3-7 Satellite Earth Stations and Systems (SES); Family SL Satellite Radio Interface (Release 1); Part 3: Control Plane and User Plane Specifications; Sub-part 7: NAS Layer Interface Extensions for MBMS Services