Sri Lanka prepares for DVB-T2

Sri Lanka has taken the important step of selecting DVB-T2 as the national standard for the Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting.
In order to prepare for the roll out of DTT a workshop on DVB-T/T2 Technologies and Measurements was organized jointly by AIBD, SLRC & Rhode & Schwarz from the 24-28 January 2011 in Colombo.
22 participants from various Television broadcasting organization (SLRC, MTV, ITN & Swarnavahini) in Sri Lanka participated in this workshop.
Apart from theory, covering DVB Technologies & Applications, DVB-T2 Overview, DVB-T2 Technology primer, Compression, Interference and Noise and Single Frequency Network, etc., there were practical demonstrations made using DVB-T1/T2 signal generator, Analyser and Set Top Box. Participants were given an opportunity to configure various parameters and observe the results.
Source: Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcast Development
Item added: 9th June 2011