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S-DMB is a hybrid version of the Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

. The S-DMB uses the S band
S band
The S band is defined by an IEEE standard for radio waves with frequencies that range from 2 to 4 GHz, crossing the conventional boundary between UHF and SHF at 3.0 GHz. It is part of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum...

 (2170-2200 MHz) of IMT-2000. and delivers around 18 channels at 128 kbps in 15 MHz. It incorporates a high power geostationary satellite, the MBSat 1. 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 XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio is one of two satellite radio services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Radio. It provides pay-for-service radio, analogous to cable television. Its service includes 73 different music channels, 39 news, sports, talk and entertainment channels, 21 regional...

, Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio is a satellite radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Radio.Headquartered in New York City, with smaller studios in Los Angeles and Memphis, Sirius was officially launched on July 1, 2002 and currently provides 69 streams of music and 65 streams of...

, DVB-SH
DVB-SH
DVB-SH, Digital Video Broadcasting - Satellite services to Handhelds, is a physical layer standard for delivering IP based media content and data to handheld terminals such as mobile phones or PDAs, based on a hybrid satellite/terrestrial downlink and for example a GPRS uplink...

 and ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio describes a standard of satellite digital radio. It is an activity of the european standardisation organisation ETSI....

 (SDR).

S-DMB deployment


On May 1, 2005 South Korea
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

 became the first country in the world to start S-DMB service. The service provider is TU Media
TU Media
TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

, subsidiary of SK Telecom
SK Telecom
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. or Sunkyoung Telecom is a South Korean wireless telecommunications operator, controlled by the SK Group, one of the country's largest chaebol. As a part of SK Group, SK stands for Sun Kyung.SK Telecom is a provider of mobile service in Korea, with 50.5% of the market share as...

. The same satellite and system was used in Japan on the defunct MobaHo!
MobaHo!
MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

 service (2004-2009) of Mobile Broadcasting Corporation (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 128kbps.
  • Extra 2 Pay Per View (PPV) channels for movies and adult channel.

(TU Basic Monthly fee is US apprx. USD $9 = Korean Won at 11,000. However, if you are SK Telecom customer there is extra 6,000 won discount.)

See also

  • TU Media
    TU Media
    TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

     (The First S-DMB Provider In South Korea
    South Korea
    The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

    )
  • DAB
    Digital audio broadcasting
    Digital Audio Broadcasting is a digital radio technology for broadcasting radio stations, used in several countries, particularly in Europe. As of 2006, approximately 1,000 stations worldwide broadcast in the DAB format....

     (Digital Audio Broadcasting)
  • DMB
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

     (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting)
  • DRM
    Digital Radio Mondiale
    Digital Radio Mondiale is a set of digital audio broadcasting technologies designed to work over the bands currently used for AM broadcasting, particularly shortwave...

     (Digital Radio Mondiale)
  • MediaFLO
    MediaFLO
    MediaFLO is a technology developed by Qualcomm for transmitting audio, video and data to portable devices such as mobile phones and personal televisions, used for mobile television...

  • CMMB
    China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting
    China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television . It is based on the Satellite and Terrestrial Interactive Multiservice Infrastructure , developed by TiMiTech, a company...

     (China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting)
  • MobaHo!
    MobaHo!
    MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

  • Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services is a point-to-multipoint interface specification for existing and upcoming 3GPP cellular networks, which is designed to provide efficient delivery of broadcast and multicast services, both within a cell as well as within the core network...

  • Satellite radio
    Satellite radio
    Satellite radio is an analogue or digital radio signal that is relayed through one or more satellites and thus can be received in a much wider geographical area than terrestrial FM radio stations...

  • Satellite television
    Satellite television
    Satellite television is television programming delivered by the means of communications satellite and received by an outdoor antenna, usually a parabolic mirror generally referred to as a satellite dish, and as far as household usage is concerned, a satellite receiver either in the form of an...

  • WiMAX
    WiMAX
    WiMAX is a communication technology for wirelessly delivering high-speed Internet service to large geographical areas. The 2005 WiMAX revision provided bit rates up to 40 Mbit/s with the 2011 update up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations...


External links


Indagine conoscitiva sulla fornitura di servizi televisivi in mobilità from Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni is the regulator and competition authority for the communication industries in Italy.-Administrative leadership:...


{{Table Digital video broadcast standards}}

S-DMB (Satellite-DMB) is a hybrid version of the Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

. The S-DMB uses the S band
S band
The S band is defined by an IEEE standard for radio waves with frequencies that range from 2 to 4 GHz, crossing the conventional boundary between UHF and SHF at 3.0 GHz. It is part of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum...

 (2170-2200 MHz) of IMT-2000. and delivers around 18 channels at 128 kbps in 15 MHz. It incorporates a high power geostationary satellite, the MBSat 1. 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 XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio is one of two satellite radio services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Radio. It provides pay-for-service radio, analogous to cable television. Its service includes 73 different music channels, 39 news, sports, talk and entertainment channels, 21 regional...

, Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio is a satellite radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Radio.Headquartered in New York City, with smaller studios in Los Angeles and Memphis, Sirius was officially launched on July 1, 2002 and currently provides 69 streams of music and 65 streams of...

, DVB-SH
DVB-SH
DVB-SH, Digital Video Broadcasting - Satellite services to Handhelds, is a physical layer standard for delivering IP based media content and data to handheld terminals such as mobile phones or PDAs, based on a hybrid satellite/terrestrial downlink and for example a GPRS uplink...

 and ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio describes a standard of satellite digital radio. It is an activity of the european standardisation organisation ETSI....

 (SDR).

S-DMB deployment


On May 1, 2005 South Korea
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

 became the first country in the world to start S-DMB service. The service provider is TU Media
TU Media
TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

, subsidiary of SK Telecom
SK Telecom
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. or Sunkyoung Telecom is a South Korean wireless telecommunications operator, controlled by the SK Group, one of the country's largest chaebol. As a part of SK Group, SK stands for Sun Kyung.SK Telecom is a provider of mobile service in Korea, with 50.5% of the market share as...

. The same satellite and system was used in Japan on the defunct MobaHo!
MobaHo!
MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

 service (2004-2009) of Mobile Broadcasting Corporation (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 128kbps.
  • Extra 2 Pay Per View (PPV) channels for movies and adult channel.

(TU Basic Monthly fee is US apprx. USD $9 = Korean Won at 11,000. However, if you are SK Telecom customer there is extra 6,000 won discount.)

See also

  • TU Media
    TU Media
    TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

     (The First S-DMB Provider In South Korea
    South Korea
    The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

    )
  • DAB
    Digital audio broadcasting
    Digital Audio Broadcasting is a digital radio technology for broadcasting radio stations, used in several countries, particularly in Europe. As of 2006, approximately 1,000 stations worldwide broadcast in the DAB format....

     (Digital Audio Broadcasting)
  • DMB
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

     (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting)
  • DRM
    Digital Radio Mondiale
    Digital Radio Mondiale is a set of digital audio broadcasting technologies designed to work over the bands currently used for AM broadcasting, particularly shortwave...

     (Digital Radio Mondiale)
  • MediaFLO
    MediaFLO
    MediaFLO is a technology developed by Qualcomm for transmitting audio, video and data to portable devices such as mobile phones and personal televisions, used for mobile television...

  • CMMB
    China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting
    China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television . It is based on the Satellite and Terrestrial Interactive Multiservice Infrastructure , developed by TiMiTech, a company...

     (China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting)
  • MobaHo!
    MobaHo!
    MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

  • Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services is a point-to-multipoint interface specification for existing and upcoming 3GPP cellular networks, which is designed to provide efficient delivery of broadcast and multicast services, both within a cell as well as within the core network...

  • Satellite radio
    Satellite radio
    Satellite radio is an analogue or digital radio signal that is relayed through one or more satellites and thus can be received in a much wider geographical area than terrestrial FM radio stations...

  • Satellite television
    Satellite television
    Satellite television is television programming delivered by the means of communications satellite and received by an outdoor antenna, usually a parabolic mirror generally referred to as a satellite dish, and as far as household usage is concerned, a satellite receiver either in the form of an...

  • WiMAX
    WiMAX
    WiMAX is a communication technology for wirelessly delivering high-speed Internet service to large geographical areas. The 2005 WiMAX revision provided bit rates up to 40 Mbit/s with the 2011 update up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations...


External links


Indagine conoscitiva sulla fornitura di servizi televisivi in mobilità from Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni is the regulator and competition authority for the communication industries in Italy.-Administrative leadership:...


{{Table Digital video broadcast standards}}

S-DMB (Satellite-DMB) is a hybrid version of the Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

. The S-DMB uses the S band
S band
The S band is defined by an IEEE standard for radio waves with frequencies that range from 2 to 4 GHz, crossing the conventional boundary between UHF and SHF at 3.0 GHz. It is part of the microwave band of the electromagnetic spectrum...

 (2170-2200 MHz) of IMT-2000. and delivers around 18 channels at 128 kbps in 15 MHz. It incorporates a high power geostationary satellite, the MBSat 1. 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 XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio is one of two satellite radio services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Radio. It provides pay-for-service radio, analogous to cable television. Its service includes 73 different music channels, 39 news, sports, talk and entertainment channels, 21 regional...

, Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio
Sirius Satellite Radio is a satellite radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Radio.Headquartered in New York City, with smaller studios in Los Angeles and Memphis, Sirius was officially launched on July 1, 2002 and currently provides 69 streams of music and 65 streams of...

, DVB-SH
DVB-SH
DVB-SH, Digital Video Broadcasting - Satellite services to Handhelds, is a physical layer standard for delivering IP based media content and data to handheld terminals such as mobile phones or PDAs, based on a hybrid satellite/terrestrial downlink and for example a GPRS uplink...

 and ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio
ETSI Satellite Digital Radio describes a standard of satellite digital radio. It is an activity of the european standardisation organisation ETSI....

 (SDR).

S-DMB deployment


On May 1, 2005 South Korea
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

 became the first country in the world to start S-DMB service. The service provider is TU Media
TU Media
TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

, subsidiary of SK Telecom
SK Telecom
SK Telecom Co., Ltd. or Sunkyoung Telecom is a South Korean wireless telecommunications operator, controlled by the SK Group, one of the country's largest chaebol. As a part of SK Group, SK stands for Sun Kyung.SK Telecom is a provider of mobile service in Korea, with 50.5% of the market share as...

. The same satellite and system was used in Japan on the defunct MobaHo!
MobaHo!
MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

 service (2004-2009) of Mobile Broadcasting Corporation (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 128kbps.
  • Extra 2 Pay Per View (PPV) channels for movies and adult channel.

(TU Basic Monthly fee is US apprx. USD $9 = Korean Won at 11,000. However, if you are SK Telecom customer there is extra 6,000 won discount.)

See also

  • TU Media
    TU Media
    TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile 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 company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers...

     (The First S-DMB Provider In South Korea
    South Korea
    The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

    )
  • DAB
    Digital audio broadcasting
    Digital Audio Broadcasting is a digital radio technology for broadcasting radio stations, used in several countries, particularly in Europe. As of 2006, approximately 1,000 stations worldwide broadcast in the DAB format....

     (Digital Audio Broadcasting)
  • DMB
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
    Digital Multimedia Broadcasting is a digital radio transmission technology developed in South Korea as part of the national IT project for sending multimedia such as TV, radio and datacasting to mobile devices such as mobile phones...

     (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting)
  • DRM
    Digital Radio Mondiale
    Digital Radio Mondiale is a set of digital audio broadcasting technologies designed to work over the bands currently used for AM broadcasting, particularly shortwave...

     (Digital Radio Mondiale)
  • MediaFLO
    MediaFLO
    MediaFLO is a technology developed by Qualcomm for transmitting audio, video and data to portable devices such as mobile phones and personal televisions, used for mobile television...

  • CMMB
    China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting
    China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television . It is based on the Satellite and Terrestrial Interactive Multiservice Infrastructure , developed by TiMiTech, a company...

     (China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting)
  • MobaHo!
    MobaHo!
    MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00. MobaHO! used digital broadcasting specification of ISDB...

  • Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services is a point-to-multipoint interface specification for existing and upcoming 3GPP cellular networks, which is designed to provide efficient delivery of broadcast and multicast services, both within a cell as well as within the core network...

  • Satellite radio
    Satellite radio
    Satellite radio is an analogue or digital radio signal that is relayed through one or more satellites and thus can be received in a much wider geographical area than terrestrial FM radio stations...

  • Satellite television
    Satellite television
    Satellite television is television programming delivered by the means of communications satellite and received by an outdoor antenna, usually a parabolic mirror generally referred to as a satellite dish, and as far as household usage is concerned, a satellite receiver either in the form of an...

  • WiMAX
    WiMAX
    WiMAX is a communication technology for wirelessly delivering high-speed Internet service to large geographical areas. The 2005 WiMAX revision provided bit rates up to 40 Mbit/s with the 2011 update up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations...


External links


Indagine conoscitiva sulla fornitura di servizi televisivi in mobilità from Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni
Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni is the regulator and competition authority for the communication industries in Italy.-Administrative leadership:...


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