Real Time Control Protocol

RTCP provides out-of-band control information for an RTP flow. In particular, Receiver Reports include reception quality indications.

Basic RTCP is specified in the RTP RFC (RFC 3550). RTCP XR (Extended Reports) are defined in RFC 3611.


  • RFC 3550, RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Applications, H. Schulzrinne, S. Casner, R. Frederick, V. Jacobson, July 2003
  • RFC 3611, RTP Control Protocol Extended Reports (RTCP XR), T. Friedman, Ed., R. Caceres, Ed., A. Clark, Ed.. November 2003

-- TobyRodwell - 15 Nov 2007 - 24 Nov 2007

Topic revision: r2 - 2007-11-24 - SimonLeinen
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