Technical Trial Berne




GENERAL INFORMATION
 
   
LOCATION
 
Bern, Switzerland
 
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
 
Swisscom
 
CONTACT
 
Swisscom Broadcast AG
 
DURATION
 
01.12.2005 - 31.01.2006
 
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
 
Swisscom Broadcast has devided the DVB-H trial in several phases. The actual, second part
of the technical oriented friendly user trial shall give information regarding customers'
coverage experience. Additionally the trial should help to clarify technical issues and verifying
a first business case scenario.
 

BUSINESS MODELS INVESTIGATED

 
B2B/B2C/MNO-model
 
USERS
 
100 Friendly Users
 
SERVICE CONTENT
 
16 different tv channels and various interactive services
 
   
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
 
   
TRANSMITTERS
 
The trial area is presently covered by a single frequency network with two transmitters.
Supplementary transmitters and Gap-Fillers should be installed during the next weeks.
 
BROADCAST BAND AND FREQUENCY
 
UHF, Channel 40
 
DVB-H PARAMETERS
 
QPSK, 1/4 Guard Interval, Code Rate 2/3, Timeslicing, no MPE-FEC
 
AMOUNT OF BANDWIDTH USED FOR DVB-H
 
Approximately 7Mbits/s, dedicated DVB-H network
 
VIDEO FORMAT
 
H.263
 
INTERACTIVITY PLATFORM
 
Nokia-Plattform with access to interactive services provided by MNOs/Broadcasters
 
CONDITIONAL ACCESS / DRM TYPE AND PROVIDER
 
The encryption system is a combination of OMA DRM 1.0 and IPSec Scrambling (specific
Nokia plattform solution)
 
HEADEND EQUIPMENT
 
DVB-H backend system components provided by Nokia
 
RECEIVER / TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
 
Harris
 
   
Information correct as of 08/12/2005
 

 

 

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