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Future success towards 3G and beyond systems is in supporting a variety of multimedia services with diverse quality-of-service (QoS) demands. With their inherent broadcast capabilities, the broadband satellite networks are regarded as a promising platform for delivering multimedia services. For these systems, it is highly desired that the available resources can be utilized in an optimized way. Packet scheduling schemes play a key role in providing various QoS support for provisioning multimedia services. By taking into account essential aspects of QoS provisioning whilst preserving the system power/resource constraints, the proposed Adaptive Multi-dimensional QoS-based (AMQ) packet scheduling scheme aims to effectively satisfy diverse QoS requirements and adaptively optimize the resource utilization for satellite multimedia broadcasting. Simulation results show that the AMQ achieves much better performance than those of existing schemes by satisfying multiple QoS aspects, such as delay, throughput, channel utilization and fairness.