Chapter 6. Collection and Distribution Networks

  1. Wolfgang Hoeg1,† and
  2. Thomas Lauterbach2
  1. Hans-Jörg Nowottne and
  2. Lothar Tümpfel

Published Online: 2 APR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0470841702.ch6

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Nowottne, H.-J. and Tümpfel, L. (2002) Collection and Distribution Networks, in Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications (eds W. Hoeg and T. Lauterbach), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470841702.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Applied Sciences, Nürnberg, Germany

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471858942

Online ISBN: 9780470841709

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Keywords:

  • network;
  • collection;
  • distribution;
  • service components;
  • ensemble multiplexer;
  • collection network;
  • Service Transport Interface (STI);
  • distribution network;
  • Ensemble Transport Interface (ETI)

Summary

Chapter 6 Collection and Distribution Networks describes principles and requirements of the distributed network architectures needed for collection and distribution of DAB service components from the source to the transmitter. It covers

  • Requirements to the network architecture and the DAB Ensemble multiplexer

  • The collection network including the Service Transport Interface (STI)

  • The distribution network including its Ensemble Transport Interface (ETI)

  • An example of implementation (field test Berlin)