HKMTV to use DVB-T2 standard for mobile TV service

Monday 17 July 2017 | 15:13 CET | News

Hong Kong Television Network has confirmed that its subsidiary Hong Kong Mobile Television Network (HKMTV) has received approval from the Communications Authority (CA) for the use of Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial 2 Lite profile (DVB-T2 Standard) as an alternative transmission standard for the provision of broadcast-type mobile television (MTV) services.

The use of DVB-T2 Standard shall be subject to licence conditions and specific technical measures undertaken by HKMTV, including installation of encryption mechanism to prevent and detect reception of the MTV services by audience of more than 5,000 specified premises through in-building coaxial cable distribution system or communal antennae;) showcase of the proposed mobile receiving devices to be offered; showcase of the conditional access / parental lock features to be installed; and conduct of transmission test at specific sites to ensure that the proposed DVB-T2 transmitting equipment would not interfere with or adversely affect other existing broadcasting / telecommunications services.

HKMTV is required to provide, in one month, a detailed plan and timetable for the above demonstrations, trials and tests and to conduct them before the commencement date of HKMTV using the DVB-T2 standard.

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