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

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

by Amitabh Kumar, S. Merrill Weiss
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240809465
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/14/2007
Series:
Focal Press Media Technology Professional Series
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

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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