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The Digital Dividend of Terrestrial Broadcasting

Authors: Beutler, Roland

  • Covers the current situation of the Digital Dividend as it pertains to international frequency management
  • Describes spectrum management which is available to employ the Digital Dividend for non-broadcasting services
  • Presents case studies which show how to reorganize the remaining spectrum in order to meet broadcasting requirements
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The “digital revolution” of the last two decades has pervaded innumerable aspects of our daily lives and changed our planet irreversibly. The shift from analog to digital broadcasting has facilitated a seemingly infinite variety of new applications—audience interactivity being but one example. The greater efficiency and compression of digital media have endowed broadcasters with a “digital dividend” of spare transmission capacity over and above the requirements of terrestrial broadcasting. The question is, who will use it, and how? Comparing the European experience with that of broadcasters elsewhere in the world, the author sketches the current status of international frequency management, quantifies the value of the “dividend” itself, analyzes the details of the analog-to-digital switchovers already completed, and posits what the future holds for the sector. As we grapple with new devices, inconceivable a mere generation ago, that allow us to access digital media instantly, anywhere and at any time of day, this book is a potent reminder that what we have witnessed so far may be just the first wavering steps along a road whose destination we can only guess at.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Digital Dividend of Terrestrial Broadcasting
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-1569-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-1569-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-1568-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0072-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 144
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