Mobile TV: DVB-H, DMB, 3G Systems and Rich Media Applications

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Exclusively dedicated to Mobile TV, this book provides a detailed insight to mobile multimedia characterized efficient compression techniques, protocols formalized by 3GPP or 3GPP2, capabilities of broadcast, and mobile networks for delivering multimedia content. Network requirements such as spectrum; chipsets, software and handsets which enable multimedia services; delivery platforms and content protection technologies which provide revenue assurance are covered in detail. Written with a global perspective, this...

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Overview

Exclusively dedicated to Mobile TV, this book provides a detailed insight to mobile multimedia characterized efficient compression techniques, protocols formalized by 3GPP or 3GPP2, capabilities of broadcast, and mobile networks for delivering multimedia content. Network requirements such as spectrum; chipsets, software and handsets which enable multimedia services; delivery platforms and content protection technologies which provide revenue assurance are covered in detail. Written with a global perspective, this book takes a detailed look at the networks deployed worldwide with examples and is rich in diagrams providing extraordinary visualization of the new technologies.

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Amitabh Kumar has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications, Internet and broadcast fields. Currently he is Director of Technology for Essel Group of companies, Head of Broadcasting Operations of the Zee Network, India and Singapore, and Chief Technical Officer for Dish TV India DTH Network. The Zee Network is the largest Broadcasting Network of India with over 45 channels broadcast to over 200 countries, while the DTH network has over 200 channels and over 5 million customers. Kumar was responsible for setting up India's first Pay DTH platform, Dish TV. He is also a member on the Board of Directors of Essel Shyam Telecommunications Ltd. and Procall India Ltd. Kumar is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII's) Wireless Knowledge Working Group.
Amitabh Kumar has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications, Internet and broadcast fields. Currently he is Director of Technology for Essel Group of companies, Head of Broadcasting Operations of the Zee Network, India and Singapore, and Chief Technical Officer for Dish TV India DTH Network. The Zee Network is the largest Broadcasting Network of India with over 45 channels broadcast to over 200 countries, while the DTH network has over 200 channels and over 5 million customers. Kumar was responsible for setting up India's first Pay DTH platform, Dish TV. He is also a member on the Board of Directors of Essel Shyam Telecommunications Ltd. and Procall India Ltd. Kumar is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII's) Wireless Knowledge Working Group.

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Table of Contents

1. What you should know about Mobile TV
2. Introduction to Digital Multimedia
3. Streaming and Mobile Multimedia
4. Overview of Cellular Mobile Networks
5. Overview of Technologies for Mobile TV
6. Services on 3G Networks
7. Using DVB-H Technologies
8. Using DMB Technologies
9. Spectrum for Mobile TV services
10. Mobile TV Services Worldwide
11. Chipsets
12. Operating Systems and Software
13. Handsets for Mobile TV and Multimedia
14. Content
15. Mobile TV Interoperability
16. Content Security
17. Interactivity
18. Mobile TV: The Future

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