A Second-Generation Digital Terrestrial Television Wireless Return Channel Standard for Providing Internet Connectivity in Rural Areas in Latin America

Autores UPV
Revista IEEE Latin America Transactions


This paper proposes the development of a second-generation digital terrestrial television wireless return channel for providing universal Internet a ccess in rural areas in Latin America, namely DVB-RCT2. The paper reviews the first-generation return channel terrestrial standard DVB-RCT, and discusses which features of the state-of-the-art second-generation digital terrestrial TV standard DVB-T2 should be adopted for DVB-RCT2. Capacity and coverage performance estimations for DVB-RCT2 are provided.