DVB-S2 Wins ETSI Approval

DVB has announced the ratification of its new standard for satellite distribution, DVB-S2, by the European Telecommunication Standards Institute. Formally adopted by the DVB Steering Board last year, DVB-S2 has already generated significant industry activity, including technical and commercial trials, as well as announcements of planned services by DirecTV in the United States and BSkyB in the United Kingdom .

This formal ratification is set to pave the way for further commercial implementation of services. The specification (EN 302 307) is now available for download from the ETSI website using the following URL:


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