Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the Canadian Advisory Committee (CAC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
This part of ISO/IEC 14543 defines the mandatory and optional requirements for the medium specific Physical and Data Link Layer of Powerline Class 1 in its two variations PL110 and PL132. NOTE Data Link Layer interface and general definitions, which are medium independent, are given in ISO/IEC 14543-3-1.