DVB-T2 – 2nd Generation Digital Video Broadcast
This training course is aimed at those people working within the broadcast industry who have an interest in future development in terrestrial broadcasting. Participants will become familiar with the requirements, new features and consequences of DVB-T2 compared to DVB-T (such as its higher data capacity) and why it is needed for introducing terrestrial HDTV. Other features such as the possibility of more extended single frequency networks (SFN) will also be discussed. Additional aspects like the current status of DVB-T2 in the world and the compatibility issue between DVB-T2 and LTE complete this training. Finally the course will demonstrate also several practical planning examples using LS telcom’s sophisticated broadcast planning tool.
After completing this course, delegates will understand the technology behind DVB-T2, starting with its predecessor DVB-T. The course will also provide participants with basic guidance on planning a DVB-T2 network in respect of satisfying the coverage and capacity requirements including the consideration of possible coordination issues.
This course is intended for those who have a basic knowledge of broadcast technology, who are interested in DVB-T2 and who may be employed in broadcasters, network operators or regulators.
- DVB-T basics
- DVB-T2 features
- DVB-T2 LITE profile
- DVB-T2 planning/coordination
- Choice of DVB-T2 Parameters
- Current status of DVB-T2 deployments
- Compatibility LTE vs. DTT
- Overview of other DTT technologies including ISDB-T and ATSC
- DTT switchover strategies