Tele-Communication (Telecom) Terms Glossary and Dictionary
Reed-Solomon codes are block-based error correcting codes with a wide range of applications in digital communications and storage. Reed-Solomon codes are used to correct errors in many systems including: (1) Storage devices (including tape, Compact Disk, DVD, barcodes, etc) (2) Wireless or mobile communications (including cellular telephones, microwave links, etc) (3) Satellite communications. (4) Digital television / DVB. (5) High-speed modems such as ADSL, cDSL, etc.