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AFRTS commercial off the shelf (COTS) worldwide digital video broadcast network

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2 Author(s)
Rahman, S. ; Satellite Television Networks Div., Scientific-Atlanta Inc., Altanta, GA, USA ; Richeson, S.

Upgrading the AFRTS network using compressed digital video via Scientific-Atlanta's PowerVu MPEG-2/DVB equipment demonstrates how COTS enabled the expansion of service to include multiple video channels, CD-quality audio channels, and high-speed data channels within AFRTS' existing worldwide satellite network. Applications include in-region injection of additional video, audio, and data service. AFRTS also implemented commercial conditional access and successfully mastered the implications of using digital video compression

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MILCOM 97 Proceedings  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

2-5 Nov 1997