DVB-H Pilotprojekt Berlin-Brandenburg




GENERAL INFORMATION
 
   
LOCATION
 
Berlin, Germany
 
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
 
Berlin Sentate, MABB, T-Systems
 
CONTACT
 
stefan.krueger@t-systems.com, hubert.fank@t-systems.com
 
DURATION
 
June 2005 - December 2007
 
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
 
- Evaluation of DVB Standards
- Evaluation of Coverage and Network Structures
- Evaluation of DVB-H Equipment and Terminals
- Study of Business Cases
- Interoperability Test
- Friendly User Trials
- Preparation of the Roll-Out in Germany
 
BUSINESS MODEL(S) INVESTIGATED
 
none in 2005, intention (06/2006):
- Network operator – broadcasting platform, network & service operator
- Mobile operators – billing, identification, interactivity
- Broadcasters – content service providers
- Nokia – solution and terminal provider
- Content aggregation – joint effort
 
USERS
 
none in 2005; intention to have 500 users by June 2006
 
SERVICE CONTENT
 
- approx. 40 services, TV, Interactive TV, Radio, Data Services, several Content Providers
 
TARIFFS / PRICING LEVELS
 
None in 2005, intention (06/2006): free and subscription
 
   
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
 
   
 
   
TRANSMITTERS
 
2 Transmitters, 20 and 50kW ERP, whole City of Berlin
 
BROADCAST BAND AND FREQUENCY
 
UHF, Channel 39, 618MHz
 
DVB-H PARAMETERS
 
8k, 16QAM, CR1/2, GI 1/8, various MPE_FEC RC, various TimeSlice sets
 
AMOUNT OF BANDWIDTH USED FOR DVB-H
 
- dedicated DVB-H multiplex, non-hierarchical
 
VIDEO FORMAT
 
- H.264AVC, QVGA, 12.5fps, 256kbps
- HE-AACv2, 64kbps
 
INTERACTIVITY PLATFORM
 
T-Systems
 
CONDITIONAL ACCESS / DRM TYPE AND PROVIDER
 
none in 2005, from 2006 on tbd.
 
HEADEND EQUIPMENT
 
T-Systems
 
RECEIVER / TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
 
Various
 
   
Information correct as of 22/09/2005
 

 

 

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