S2 Extensions Survey Reveals 51% to Switch to New DVB Standard

Wednesday 23 January 2013
S2 Extensions Survey Reveals 51% to Switch to New DVB Standard

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By Kerstin Roost, Public Relations Director

 

The satellite world has changed a lot since DVB-S2 was first published in 2005. Higher speeds, more efficient satellite communication technology and wider transponders are required to support the exchange of large and increasing volumes in data, video and voice over satellite.

As you may have noticed we have carried out an extensive industry survey to gauge the temperature of the sector as DVB makes plans to roll-out extensions to the existing DVB-S2 standard at the end of the summer. The combination of technologies incorporated in the new standard can result in a gain of up to 64% compared to DVB-S2.

The full findings of the survey will be presented during a free webinar with “take away” copies of the results to be made available to those in attendance. The results reveal the importance of the extensions to the industry, time frame to implementation, and the required improvement in efficiency before companies commit to switching and the potential applications for freed up bandwidth.

Newtec’s contribution to the upcoming DVB standard has resulted in a number of technology candidates that are already implemented on our newest family member, the MDM6000 Satellite Modem. The modem integrates all S2 Extensions, from smaller Roll-Offs, advanced filtering, MODCOS and FEC upgrades to wideband support.

 

Best regards,

Kerstin

 

P.S.: Continue Reading: STRIKING RESULTS (1 OF 3)

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