Arqiva / Microsoft Cambridge Trial




GENERAL INFORMATION
 
   
LOCATION
 
Cambridge, UK
 
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
 
Arqiva, Microsoft
 
CONTACT
 
adriana.mattei@arqiva.com
 
DURATION
 
2004 to date
 
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
 
Investigate how mobile devices can interact with other devices in the context of larger hybrid networks.
 
USERS
 
12 trialists selected by Microsoft ethnographers
 
SERVICE CONTENT
 
Linear TV channels, plust files delivered via broadcast
 
TARIFFS / PRICING LEVELS
 
Not permitted by license to charge users.
 
   
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
 
   
TRANSMITTERS
 
1 Rohde&Schwarz transmitter covering Nothern and Western Cambridge
 
BROADCAST BAND AND FREQUENCY
 
Band IV, 538MHz
 
DVB-H PARAMETERS
 
QPSK, 1/2 FEC. Configuration varies.
 
AMOUNT OF BANDWIDTH USED FOR DVB-H
 
All bandwidth in HP stream allocated to DVB-H services. LP stream uses IP file delivery.
 
VIDEO FORMAT
 
Windows Media
 
INTERACTIVITY PLATFORM
 
Windows
 
CONDITIONAL ACCESS / DRM TYPE AND PROVIDER
 
Windows Media DRM
 
HEADEND EQUIPMENT
 
Various
 
RECEIVER / TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
 
PDAs, Windows "Smart Phone" Mobile Phones, Tablet PCs.
 
   
Information correct as of 11/10/2005
 

 

 

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