[linux-dvb] Teletext on DVB-T

Ivor Hewitt ivor at ivor.org
Wed Feb 16 17:01:01 CET 2005

Gerd Knorr wrote:
> Ivor Hewitt <ivor at ivor.org> writes:
>>I thought mtt was for viewing the 'analogue-mode' text-mode teletext
>>pages? I didn't think any of these were transmitted in the UK DVB-T
>>stream apart from the page 888 subtitles.
> Don't know what they do in UK, but here in Germany the very same
> teletext pages transmitted over analog tv in the vertical blank
> interval are also transmitted over DVB, as "private data" stream.
> mtt in xawtv 3.x handles the analog tv only,
> mtt in xawtv 4.x snapshots handles both analog and dvb.
Ah thanks.

In the uk there are additional "interactive" services broadcast in the 
DVB data stream which are MHEG-5 applications.

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