Satellite communications specialist Newtec has taken the lead, teaming up with DVB members Arabsat, Cisco, SES and Thomson Video Networks, to get the discussion for an update to the DVB-S2 standard on the DVB agenda. Last week DVB took up the task and has already started investigating the commercial reasoning behind a specific standard for satellite broadcast contribution and high speed IP trunking and backbone links. (continue reading…)
Here is a quick overview of the services that are going to be cut back.
BBC TWO England HD to replace BBC HD channel
The BBC proposals say:
Closing the BBC HD channel and replacing it with a single version of BBC Two in high definition. (continue reading…)
ProgDVB is the universal and very powerful software for watching digital TV and listening to radio channels. It supports DVB-S (satellite), DVB-S2, DVB-C (cable), DVB-T (terrestrial) and IPTV sources. It provides blindscan function which enable users to scan their programs without filling specific frequencies. (continue reading…)
A global provider of network solutions and services for the broadcast, satellite and mobile communications markets, Arqiva recently revealed its plans about launching a new DVB-S2, MPEG-4 shared multiplex satellite platform (mux) from its Los Angeles teleport. Powered by Cisco’s latest generation MPEG-4 encoding technology, the new cable distribution platform will be available via SES World Skies’ AMC-10 satellite located at 135 degrees west.