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  Speech of Commissioner Paola Manacorda at the Conference on Digital Terrestrial Television
For this reason the Authority has decided to encourage terrestrial broadcasters to go digital, by envisaging special financial incentives: analogue terrestrial operators that will switch to digital within 36 months from the release of the licence will not pay their annual fee for the use of the terrestrial frequency for a six years period.
This means that a terrestrial broadcaster already collecting 30% of the financial resources of the terrestrial television market is still allowed to operate in the radio business or in the satellite TV business.
Nevertheless the objective and the priorities have clearly been set: Digital Terrestrial Television, to which the government is strongly committed, means technological innovation, development of the new media businesses and connected industries, rational and efficient management of the spectrum.
www.agcom.it /eng/reports_docs/dtt_manacorda.htm   (1811 words)

 Digital Terrestrial Television Revolution Put on Hold
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The outlook for the Digital Terrestrial TV (DTT) set top box (STB) market is not as rosy as once thought, according to In-Stat/MDR (http://www.instat.com).
"DTT broadcasting is the next generation of over-the-airwaves television signal that is expected to replace today's analog terrestrial television service," said Gerry Kaufhold, a Principal Analyst with In-Stat/MDR.
Television networks need to figure out how to migrate their programming and services onto new, digital, platforms, or consumers will just keep their old, analog TV and thwart the DTT revolution.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-04-2002/0001851777&EDATE=   (595 words)

 2011: Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting
Terrestrial digital broadcasting in Japan began in December 2003 in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, and more regions are being added today.
Terrestrial digital broadcasts are sent over short wave frequencies, which require UHF antennas and digital receivers.
The date is still undetermined when all of the terrestrial broadcasting stations will complete their switch to digital, but the D-PA (Association for Promotion of Digital Broadcasting) has published a Broadcast Area Schedule.
www.japanmediareview.com /japan/wiki/2011digital   (1361 words)

 What is DTTV? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: digital terrestrial television
A satellite is not used for any part of the link between the broadcaster and the end user.
DTTV signals are broadcast over essentially the same media as the older analog terrestrial TV signals.
The most common circuits use coaxial cable at the subscriber end to connect the network to the TV receiver.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci851345,00.html   (319 words)

  Digital Terrestrial Television.
Digital terrestrial television has been the last of the delivery technologies to develop - mainly because they needed to solve the problem of multipath (the same problem that causes ghosting in our present TV system).
In analogue television we see this phenomena as 'ghosts', and these are caused by secondary signals arrive slightly later than normal, after having bounced off buildings, hills, bridges, etc., along the way.
Analog television in Australia has channels which are 7MHz wide (8MHz in Europe), and so fitting 2000 narrow 'finger' sub-channels into this space isn't all that difficult, and since they are all low-rate, multipath bounce doesn't really effect them unless the delay is substantial.
www.abc.net.au /http/sfist/dtt1.htm   (1495 words)

  GAO-04-926T, Telecommunications: German DTV Transition Differs from U.S. Transition in Many Respects, but Certain Key ...
Although terrestrial broadcasting was once the only means by which German households received television program signals, today only 5 to 7 percent of these households rely on terrestrial broadcasting, with the remainder using cable or satellite service for the reception of television signals.
Terrestrial broadcasting, in fact, is now the method least relied upon by German television households for receiving program signals--only about 5 to 7 percent of German households rely exclusively on terrestrial television.
German DTV Transition Was Largely Designed to Preserve Terrestrial Television: A primary rationale for the German DTV transition was to preserve terrestrial television in the face of a low and declining share of households that rely solely on this method of television reception.
www.gao.gov /htext/d04926t.html   (7894 words)

In addition to their telecommunications applications (which include telephony and computer networking, as well as television), microwaves are used in cooking, police radar, and certain military applications.
Prior to the widespread use of communications satellites in television industries, terrestrial microwave relays frequently were used to deliver programming from broadcast networks to their affiliates, or to deliver special event programming, such as sports, to local stations.
Beginning in the 1950s, terrestrial microwave relays were employed to supplement expensive telephone land lines for long distance transmission of programming.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/M/htmlM/microwave/microwave.htm   (601 words)

 ipedia.com: Digital television Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Terrestrial DTV is widely seen as an example of a technology that is being pushed on a public that does not exhibit much demand for it.
All early SDTV television standards were analog in nature, and SDTV digital television systems derive much of their structure from the need to be compatible with analog television.
Terrestrial reception had lost most of its users in the 1990s and is believed to get a comeback now, especially in the mobile area.
www.ipedia.com /digital_television.html   (2353 words)

 Satellite television at AllExperts
The first national network of satellite television, called Orbita, was created in Soviet Union in 1967, and was based on the principle of using the highly-elliptical Molniya satellite for re-broadcasting and delivering of TV signal to ground downlink stations.
Commercial DBS services are the primary competition to cable television service, although the two types of service have significantly different regulatory requirements (for example, cable television has public access requirements, and the two types of distribution have different regulations regarding carriage of local stations).
One of the pioneers of free-to-air digital satellite television is considered to be MBC, which began broadcasting in c band through Arabsat and is the first network in the world to offer a free-to-air Western based English language movie channel to the Middle East audience via its spinoff channel MBC 2.
en.allexperts.com /e/s/sa/satellite_television.htm   (3647 words)

 Digital Television - Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The new technology allows more television channels and different services such as interactive and information services to be transmitted in the same amount of space as that used by analogue transmissions.
Your television retailer or service provider will be able to advise you about reception in your area: Freeview for digital terrestrial television, BSkyB for digital satellite, ntl or Telewest for digital cable or Homechoice or Kingston Communications for DSL/Broadband.
It involves converting the current terrestrial television broadcasting network, as well as encouraging everyone to convert or upgrade their TV sets and recording equipment to receive digital television.
www.digitaltelevision.gov.uk /global/faq_home.html   (1947 words)

 Conference on Digital Terrestrial Television (DVB-T) - ANACOM
Conference on Digital Terrestrial Television (DVB-T) Television is about to undergo its most profound revolution to date.
The advent of digital terrestrial television is particularly important, given the access of terrestrial broadcasting to the mass market.
The Conference on Digital Terrestrial Television, part of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, is organised by the Portuguese authorities responsible for the audiovisual and telecommunications sectors, and comes at a crucial moment for the European television sector.
www.anacom.pt /template12.jsp?categoryId=2969   (292 words)

 Elgato Systems
Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) represents the future of television broadcasting, providing interference-free reception and remarkable digital picture and sound quality.
Digital broadcast television is the way of the future, providing interference-free reception and remarkable digital picture and sound quality.
Mobility is made possible because digital television is received via a small portable DTT antenna.
www.elgato.com /index.php?file=products_eyetv410   (396 words)

 digital terrestrial television
Interactive services, which facilitate a customised approach to serving subscriber needs, are increasing in digital terrestrial television and ADSL, two domains where satellite remains the favoured resource for feeding headends....
From June 1 to July 17 Eutelsat is partnering with TDF to transmit a sequence of programmes in HDTV MPEG4 to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmitters in France's three largest cities....
This does not include emerging Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) audiences in markets where satellites are feeding DTT retransmitters and providing complementary direct-to-home coverage....
www.eutelsat.com /siteindex/digital-terrestrial-television.html   (369 words)

 informitv - Viewers expect high-definition terrestrial television
The HDTV trial was the result of collaboration between the terrestrial television broadcasters in the United Kingdom.
The research suggests that high-definition services could be important in ensuring that digital terrestrial television remains a competitive platform, to avoid viewers migrating away to other services.
It asks whether it is inevitable that high-definition will become the standard television format of the future, about the implications for its unavailability on digital terrestrial for the prospects of the platform and the development of the high-definition market, and the potential routes to providing high-definition on digital terrestrial television.
informitv.com /articles/2006/11/22/viewersexpecthighdefinition/index.shtml   (816 words)

 Trai favours private terrestrial TV
Pointing out that in almost all the developed countries in the world, terrestrial TV broadcasting is not exclusively reserved for the public service broadcasters, Trai said that licencing of private terrestrial broadcasters would also lead to more choice for consumers as these terrestrial channels will produce their own programmes.
Apart from cable television networks and the DTH service, analog terrestrial television is now also subject to competition from distribution of video and film content over the Internet and telecommunication networks.
The regulator however hinted that terrestrial television broadcasting sector should be subjected to strict conditions.
www.rediff.com /money/2005/feb/26trai.htm   (442 words)

 Digital Terrestrial Television, the television of the future. | and in Spain
Digital terrestrial television mixes the advantages of digital television as understood until now — quality of image and sound- and the advantages of terrestrial television, which is the one currently received at home with no need to use a satellite dish.
The digital terrestrial television will, in the very near future, offer a wide range of new television channels, and will, in a few years, go from seven to eight channels to a minimum of fifty.
Nevertheless, due to the future implementation of DTT, the television sets that will be manufactured over the next few years will include this receiver in the set itself, so we will only need to connect the television set to the aerial in order to enjoy the television of the future, digital terrestrial television.
www.spanishpromotions.com /ampliacion_noticia.php?id_noticia=98   (557 words)

A.  Regular digital television transmissions are expected to begin from Mt. Tamborine and Currumbin for the Gold Coast on August 26  2002.
Connect your television to the VCR through the audio and video (A/V) connections and watch video cassettes with the TV set or remote control in “video mode” rather than “TV mode”.  This is the simplest and best solution and it gives you better picture quality.
If your television set or VCR does not have A/V connections, you can retune the output channel of your VCR to a channel where there is no interference.  This may involve trying several channels before you find one that is not being used locally. 
www.sbs.com.au /transmission/reception_goldcoast.html   (1590 words)

 Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT)
Our analysis of the state of play in the conversion of television populations from analogue to digital viewing shows that European countries are generally on target for their analogue switch-off dates
Already in 2005, SBS expects to generate a third of its revenue from carriage fees and subscriptions, and expects it to be half in three to five years.
Germany, the European Union's economic powerhouse, is the continent's most important television market thanks to the number of TV households.
www.screendigest.com /browse/digital-terrestrial-television-dtt/view.html   (1055 words)

The publishers new media operations include the digital satellite television channel, Class CNBC, (formerly Cfn/Cnbc) in partnership with NBC-Vivendi Universal, Dow Jones, General Electric and Mediaset, the digital terrestrial television channel, Class News, the new all-news channel carried by Mediaset's multiplex, and Class Life, the first television channel dedicated to life's pleasures.
Class Editori's multimedia operations, besides, include technological platforms for interactive financial services on digital terrestrial television, corporate tv services for banks and businesses, the radio station Radio Classica (Radio Classica/Milano Finanza) and airport and metro video communication facilities (Telesia Sistemi).
Class Editori is a source of information that offers a range of services to professionals working in the economic sector with Class Professionale and in the financial world with Milano Finanza Intelligence Unit.
www.classeditori.com /storia.asp?language=ENG   (306 words)

 Digital terrestrial television set to revolutionise SA : Mail & Guardian Online
Sentech has been given the go-ahead to roll out digital terrestrial television (DTT) and take South Africa's TV industry into the digital age.
Sentech will play a major role in the 2010 World Cup by ensuring that South Africa's analogue broadcasting infrastructure is upgraded to a digital-ready terrestrial system.
This upgrade is necessary in order to meet national broadcasting requirements as well as requirements for the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
www.mg.co.za /articlePage.aspx?articleid=276124&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business   (751 words)

 Digital Terrestrial Television On B2BManufactures.Com from China & Taiwan Digital Terrestrial Television Manufacturers ...
Lists of Taiwan & China Digital Terrestrial Television manufacturers & suppliers that are carefully selected to ensure high directory accuracy.
They supply top quality digital terrestrial television with their own brand names or for OEM, ODM, custom-made and contract manufacturing services.
B2BManufactures.com is the online source of Taiwan and China manufacturers which help global buyers find and do business with 20,000 companies.
www.manufacturers.com.tw /electrical/Digital-Terrestrial-Television.html   (190 words)

 FREEVIEW & DIGITAL TV SET TOP BOX review cheap prices FREEVIEW & DIGITAL TV SET TOP BOX best buy discount online UK shop
This omnidirectional UHF aerial allows you to get analog and digital television from all directions.
Discover as of today, the pleasure of digital terrestrial television (DTT) with the ANTD110 VHF/UHF amplified indoor antenna.It has a wide band db...
The TUTV1 Freeview Receiver is the solution to get free digital TV channels at home.The TUTV1 is equipped with numerous functions such as,...
www.pixmania.co.uk /uk/uk/tv-video/digital-terrestrial-television/269/3/categorie.html   (341 words)

 TechOnline | Digital Television Terrestrial Broadcasting Primer
This article is an introduction to the principles behind digital television broadcasting, including audio/video coding and multiplexing, data scrambling and conditional access, channel coding, and digital modulations.
The transmission channels used for digital television broadcasting are, unfortunately, rather error-prone due to a lot of disturbances (such as noise, interference, and echoes).
FEC requires that redundant data is added to the original data prior to transmission, allowing the receiver to use these redundant data to detect and recover the lost data caused by the channel disturbance.
www.digitaltvdesignline.com /showArticle.jhtml?articleID=192200829   (4484 words)

 AsiaMedia :: HONG KONG: Impatient government acts on digital TV plan
The government will start rolling out its digital terrestrial television service in 2006, and will free up four single-frequency network multiplexes to lure four new players to apply for the licences.
However, Hong Kong's two terrestrial television broadcasters - Television Broadcasts and Asia Television - reiterated it was crucial to wait for China's decision before Hong Kong went ahead with its plan.
Previously, it was restricted to domestic television licensees.
www.asiamedia.ucla.edu /article.asp?parentid=5440   (526 words)

 Digital television - Gurupedia
In particular, the interlaced scan is a legacy of analog television.
Attempts where made during the development of digital television to prevent a repeat of the fragmentation of the global market into different standards (i.e.
All analog television broadcasting in Germany are to be terminated by law by 2010.
www.gurupedia.com /d/di/digital_television.htm   (2232 words)

 LCQ3: Technical standard for digital terrestrial television
The Implementation Framework for Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting, promulgated in July 2004 by the Government, stipulates that the two terrestrial television stations are required to start simulcasting both analogue and digital television services by 2007 at the latest.
It has been reported that the relevant Mainland authority promulgated in late August this year the national standard on digital terrestrial broadcasting to be adopted, and the two television stations and the relevant Mainland authority are jointly conducting technical tests on the broadcasting standard.
The two domestic free television programme service licensees, namely, Asia Television Limited (ATV) and Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), shall launch DTT by 2007 and expand digital coverage to at least 75% of Hong Kong by 2008.
www.info.gov.hk /gia/general/200612/13/P200612130133.htm   (641 words)

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