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Digital Video Broadcasting - Terrestrial (DVB-T) is a standard set in 1997 and put into use in 1998 for the transmission of digital terrestrial television (DTT). DVB-T is able to transmit different kinds of data, including compressed digital information, digital audio, digital video, Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) and other data with codec modulation. DVB-T provides an advanced method of transmission compared to the previous analog transmission.
In the present age, television transmissions are broadcast from towers and then beamed to homes via receivers passing through satellites. This provides easy and reliable satellite-based transmission. But this is not the only method used for television broadcast.
Many countries have implemented DVB-T, which has reformed into many other standards such as DVB-H and DVB-T2.
The working mechanism of DVB-T involves the following:
DVB-T has many features that play an active role in operational management. Some of these features include: