The following entities currently are Licensees under the S2 Licensing DVB-S2 Patent License Agreement:


Alitronika DVS B.V.

Altech UEC (Pty) Ltd.

Anubiss B.V.

Appear TV AS

ARQ Media

ASTRO Strobel Kommunikationssysteme GmbH

CityCom GmbH

Cocom Consumer Electronics Ltd.

Comtech EF Data

DekTec America, Inc.

DekTec Digital Video B.V.


Dune HD Ltd

Ericsson Television Limited

Evertz Microsystems Ltd

General Satellite Research & Development Limited

Hadelandprodukter AS

Haivision Network Video, Inc.

Haivision Systems, Inc.

Harmonic Inc.

Harmonic International AG

Harmonic Video Networks Ltd.

Heinrich Zehnder GmbH

HilKOM Digital GmbH

iDirect Government Technologies, Inc.

iDirect Hong Kong Limited

iDirect International, Inc.

International Datacasting Corporation

Katek GmbH


KATHREIN Mobilcom Brazil Ltda.


L-3 Communications Systems West

Newtec CY (As to Professional Licensed Products only)

Novabase Digital TV Technologies GmbH

Omega Digital Electronics B.V.

Omega Elektronik A.S.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Polytron-Vertrieb GmbH

Schomandl-Vertriebs GmbH

Sencore, Inc.

Shenzen Kaifa Technology Co., Ltd.

Siligence SAS

Skybox Imaging, Inc.

SungWha Tech

TeamCast, Inc.

TeamCast Solutions

TeamCast Tehnology

TechnoTrend Gorler GmbH

Televés, S.A.

VANTAGE Digital GmbH

VT iDirect, Inc.

VT iDirect Canada


DVB-T2 is a digital terrestrial transmission specification developed by the DVB Project. It is the most advanced such specification in the world and introduces the latest modulation and coding (and demodulation and decoding) techniques to enable highly efficient use of valuable terrestrial spectrum for the delivery of audio, video and data services to fixed, portable and mobile devices. DVB-T2 is not designed to replace DVB-T; rather the two standards will coexist in many markets for many years. Much of the intellectual property essential to the DVB-S2 standard is also essential to the DVB-T2 standard.

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In 2007, a study mission of the DVB Project identified some possible technologies which could be considered as alternatives for improving the existing DVB-C standard. The 57th meeting of the DVB Steering Board has now approved the DVB-C2 Commercial Requirements and a Call for Technologies for DVB-C2. IPR essential to DVB-S2 is likely to be incorporated into the DVB-C2 standard.

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