About DECT Technology

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT™) is the European Telecommunications Standards Institute’s (ESTI) standard for short-range cordless communications, which can be adapted for voice, data and networking applications.

DECT technology has become the global standard for secure residential and business cordless phone communications. More than 110 countries have adopted the DECT system with more than 100 million new devices sold annually.

The DECT Security Chain

The DECT security chain is made up of the three main processes:
Most DECT enabled devices follow these processes. The DECT standard however, does not define exactly how pairing data should be exchanged. The sections below detail the generic DECT processes, as well as the two common pairing methods used by headset manufacturers.