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"WBC over DVB-H" Testbed Design, Development and Results
© Zhanlin Ji et al. 2010
Received: 28 May 2009
Accepted: 14 October 2009
Published: 28 January 2010
The wireless billboard channels (WBCs) are integral part of the ubiquitous consumer wireless world (UCWW)—a wireless next generation network proposal. The WBCs are used by the service providers to broadcast advertisements of their (wireless) services to the mobile terminals so that the mobile users may discover and associate with the "best" services following the user-driven ''always best connected and best served'' paradigm. A three-layer system architecture of WBCs established over the digital video broadcasting-handheld (DVB-H) standard is presented. The design and development of a corresponding ''WBC over DVB-H'' experimental testbed are described. Various results obtained from the testbed are presented and explained.
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