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Digital Multimedia Broadcasting in Korea
- ID: 237053
- November 2004
- 45 pages
The Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) market in Korea is about to take flight. Driven by a convergence of interests between consumer demand, operator ambitions, leading-edge network and device capabilities, and government policy, the Korean DMB market is expected to surpass $800 million in annual revenues by the end of the decade.This report, drawn from extensive industry research and interviews with DMB insiders, includes the following: <BR><BR>- Background on the development of DMB, including technology innovation, standards development, operator strategies, consumer demand factors, and regulatory influences <BR><BR>- Analysis of DMB technologies, including detailed comparisons of Satellite DMB (S-DMB) and Terrestrial DMB (T-DMB), as well as technology alternatives, such as streaming multimedia over 3G networks, DVB-H, and satellite broadcasting <BR><BR>- Assessment of handset technical requirements and technology hurdles <BR><BR>- Survey of the DMB regulatory environment, including profiles of key regulatory agencies and summaries of current issues <BR><BR>- Profiles of key players in the emerging DMB market, including service providers, industry consortia, content providers, and handset vendors <BR><BR>- Analysis of consumer preferences for DMB services, including content and devices <BR><BR>- Summary of planned DMB service offerings and pricing <BR><BR>- S-DMB and T-DMB subscriber, revenue, and device forecasts, 2004-2010 <BR><BR> <BR><BR>