8.2.1 Character set

26.2263GPPCellular text telephone modemGeneral descriptionRelease 17TS

For the transmission via the radio link, the characters are coded in 8 bit representation according to ISO10646-1 in UTF-8 transform (see ITU-T T.140). The bits that correspond to one character are transmitted sequentially to the FEC error protection starting with the least significant bit. No start or stop bits are used at this point.