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Analysis of digital terrestrial television development in Taiwan

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  • Huang, KuangChiu
  • Liao, Mei-han

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The development of digital terrestrial television (DTT) plays an important role of digital convergence. However, a regulator need not only select a suitable DVB standard but also decide timing of transition between existing standard and new standard. Although there are four major standards of digital terrestrial television in the world (ATCS, DVB-T, ISDB, DTMB), Taiwan, without its own standard, requires careful study to choose a suitable standard to enable digital convergence. According to the digitalization development and the technology evolution, the national communication commission (NCC) adopts a popular European standard, digital video broadcast-terrestrial (DVB-T) established by European Broadcast Union (EBU) in 1997, to develop its digital television systems.

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  • Huang, KuangChiu & Liao, Mei-han, 2012. "Analysis of digital terrestrial television development in Taiwan," 19th ITS Biennial Conference, Bangkok 2012: Moving Forward with Future Technologies - Opening a Platform for All 72538, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
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    DTT; DVB-T; DVB-T2; ICT; benchmarking; stakeholder analysis;

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