DCC Firmware Management Consultation – SMDA Response

The SMDA Scheme has responded to the DCC’s consultation on Communications Hub Firmware Management processes.

The full response can be accessed here:

SMDA Response to DCC Firmware Management Consultation (1933 downloads)


However the key points in our response were:

  1. We consider that use of real Devices in DCC testing is appropriate; however, the DCC Licensee should take great care not to compromise commercially-available testing schemes;


  1. We consider that the DCC could make use of the SMDA Scheme to independently verify that Communications Hubs operate correctly and do not introduce interoperability or interchangeability issues and that this could reduce the overall cost to industry of testing.


The original consultation can be accessed here