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  • Research Article
  • Open Access

"WBC over DVB-H" Testbed Design, Development and Results

EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking20102010:769683

https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/769683

  • Received: 28 May 2009
  • Accepted: 14 October 2009
  • Published:

Abstract

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.

Keywords

  • Information System
  • Service Provider
  • System Application
  • Generation Network
  • System Architecture

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Telecommunications Research Centre, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

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