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S-DMB (Satellite-DMB) was a hybrid version of the
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. The S-DMB used the
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(2170-2200 MHz) of IMT-2000. and delivered around 18 channels at 128 kbit/s in 15 MHz. It incorporated a high power
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, the MBSat 1 (since 2013, sold to Asia Broadcasting Satellite (ABS) of China). For outdoor and light indoor coverage is integrated with a terrestrial repeater (low power gap-filler) network for indoor coverage in urban areas. A similar architecture is also used in
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and ETSI Satellite Digital Radio (SDR).


S-DMB deployment

On May 1, 2005
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South Korea
became the first country in the world to start S-DMB service. The service provider was
TU Media TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile Broadcasting, broadcast service company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Its name stands for "TV for you." It was established in 2003 as a subsidiary of SK Telecom. SK Telecom owns 44% of the compan ...
, subsidiary of
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. The same satellite and system was used in Japan on the defunct
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service (2004–2009) of
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(MBCO).


S-DMB Supported Devices

Samsung (Anycall) * All the SCH-B Series. (E.g., SCH-B500, SCH-B540, SCH-B600, SCH-B890) * SCH-W920 * SCH-M495 (Omnia) Pantech (SKY) * IM-U140 LG (CYON) * SB310, SB210, SH150 Motorola * ZN40


S-DMB Channels

* Video Channels contain about 20 channels featuring news, sports, movies, animations, dramas, and educational programs. (E.g. CNN, National Geographic Channels, BBC.) * Audio Channels contain about 13 various channels including English channels. Sound quality is near CD quality at AAC 128kbit/s. * Extra 2 Pay Per View (PPV) channels for movies and adult channel.


See also

*
TU Media TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile Broadcasting, broadcast service company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Its name stands for "TV for you." It was established in 2003 as a subsidiary of SK Telecom. SK Telecom owns 44% of the compan ...
(The First S-DMB Provider In
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South Korea
) *
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DAB
(Digital Audio Broadcasting) * DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting) *
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(Digital Radio Mondiale) *
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(China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting) *
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*
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WiMAX


External links


Indagine conoscitiva sulla fornitura di servizi televisivi in mobilità
from Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
WinProp for the Planning of S-DMB Networks

IST MoDiS

IST MoDiS - S-DMB System Definition

ESA Telecommunications: S-DMB Radio Phase A

Development of an Integrated RF Module



AsiaMedia - Satellite DMB soars, terrestrial DMB struggles
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