Digital TV

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Digital TV or Digital Video Broadcasting, is a set of standards for the transmission of digital video and audio.

DVB consists of a data packets, which carries MPEG2 coded video/audio and EPG combined with other pay load. The data for each channel is identified by PIDs. Depending on the transmission path there a four different kinds of DVB, which have different modulations, frequencies, bandwiths and resolutions.

DVB-S (satellite)

DVB-C (digital cable TV)

DVB-T (terrestrian digital TV)

DVB-H (a new standard for mobile equipment, e.g. mobile phones)