BROADCAST * Summary

Broadcast Summary

Chairman: Simon Fell

  BROADCAST is a joint EBU/CENELEC/ETSI Technical Committee which co-ordinates the drafting of standards in the field of broadcasting and related fields. The committee assesses the work performed within e.g. DVB,  WorldDAB and is responsible for broadcast systems (emission-reception combination) for television, radio, data and other services via satellite, cable and terrestrial transmitters. CENELEC is responsible for the standardization of radio and television receivers (TC 209 and TC 100X). 

Technical activities

  • Digital  Video Broadcasting (DVB) and Multimedia Home Platform (MHP)
  • Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
  • Analogue TV: Programme Delivery Control (PDC), Wide-Screen Signaling (WSS), Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), Teletext, NICAM, PAL/SECAM ghosting
  • Analogue RADIO: DAta Radio Channel (DARC) and VHF FM Sound Broadcasting Transmitters