DVB Scene 56: DVB-I pilot in Iran, Native IP, terrestrial UHD


You can now download the September 2020 issue of DVB Scene magazine.

DVB’s new generation of internet-centric solutions for media delivery dominate the latest issue of DVB Scene. There is a report on the first DVB-I pilot service, an overview of the recently approved Commercial Requirements for a Native IP specification, and status updates on both DVB-TA (Targeted Advertising) and DVB-MABR (Multicast ABR).

There are also articles on DVB’s next steps towards integration with 5G networks and the (bright!) prospects for UHD on terrestrial networks. Finally there’s an overview of Tunisia’s broadcast market and WISI’s Patrik Lantto explains why we need to look back to move forward.

Full contents

  • DVB and 5G: a new approach – Peter MacAvock on DVB’s approach to collaboration with 3GPP
  • DVB-I takes flight in Tehran – Fatemeh Fallahi explains how IRIB R&D launched the world’s first pilot DVB-I service
  • Building on the promise of DVB-I – OnScreen Publishing’s Gordon Maynard describes his first experiences with building DVB-I apps and tools
  • How DVB-TA will help broadcasters and operators hit their targets – an overview of the DVB and HbbTV specifications for Targeted Advertising
  • DVB-MABR: a standards-based solution for multicast media – Richard Bradbury of BBC R&D summarizes the main elements of the specification
  • Native IP: best of both worlds – SES’s Thomas Wrede explains the expected benefits of a future DVB Native IP solution
  • A bright future for UHD on terrestrial networks – Frank Herrmann of Panasonic examines the suitability of DVB-T2 for UHD delivery
  • Tunisia: a mature DTT market in Africa – a market overview from Sofian-Mohamed Jelili, Deputy Director of Implementation at Tunisia’s national broadcaster ONT
  • Challenges converting between standards – Patrik Lantto of WISI says that the ability to convert to old standards is an essential enabler for the success of new solutions.

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