Changes to DVB patent pools


Licensing programmes covering DVB standards DVB-S2, DVB-SIS and DVB-CSA have been updated.

DVB member Sisvel, which manages patent licensing programmes for several DVB standards, has announced its completed the transfer of the licensing programme for DVB-S2 essential patents. The company is working with DVB-S2 patent owners on the terms of a relaunched patent pool, that will include facilitated licensing of DVB-S2X patents as well.

In March, Sisvel announced the availability of a licensing programme covering the recent DVB standard, DVB-SIS (Single Illumination System), which covers the use of a satellite beam for both DTH and terrestrial networks.

Sisvel has also completed the transfer from ETSI of the licensing framework covering DVBs Common Scrambling Algorithm, CSA2 and CSA3.

Article originally published on Broadband TV News.