Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB); Transport of TPEG services


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ETSI TS 103 551 V1.1.1 (2017-08)

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB);
Transport of TPEG services

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DAB, digital, radio, transport
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Intellectual Property Rights . 4
Foreword . 4
Modal verbs terminology . 4
1 Scope . 5
2 References . 5
2.1 Normative references . 5
2.2 Informative references . 5
3 Definitions and abbreviations . 5
3.1 Definitions . 5
3.2 Abbreviations . 6
4 Introduction . 6
5 Transport of TPEG services . 6
5.1 Transport method . 6
5.2 Decoder issues . 7
History . 8


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This Technical Specification (TS) has been produced by Joint Technical Committee (JTC) Broadcast of the European
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NOTE 1: The EBU/ETSI JTC Broadcast was established in 1990 to co-ordinate the drafting of standards in the
specific field of broadcasting and related fields. Since 1995 the JTC Broadcast became a tripartite body
by including in the Memorandum of Understanding also CENELEC, which is responsible for the
standardization of radio and television receivers. The EBU is a professional association of broadcasting
organizations whose work includes the co-ordination of its members' activities in the technical, legal,
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The Eureka Project 147 was established in 1987, with funding from the European Commission, to develop a system for
the broadcasting of audio and data to fixed, portable or mobile receivers. Their work resulted in the publication of
European Standard, ETSI EN 300 401 [1], for DAB (see note 2) which now has worldwide acceptance.
NOTE 2: DAB is a registered trademark owned by one of the Eureka Project 147 partners.
The DAB famil

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