IEC 60870-6-802:2014 specifies a method of exchanging time-critical control centre data through wide-area and local-area networks using a full ISO compliant protocol stack. It contains provisions for supporting both centralized and distributed architectures. The standard includes the exchange of real-time data indications, control operations, time series data, scheduling and accounting information, remote program control and event notification. This new edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- certain objects have been changed from informative to normative;
- certain TASE.2 conformance blocks have been made out of scope.