Segunda Generación del estandar de Televisión Digital Terrestre con canal de retorno inalámbrico para proveer conectividad a Internet a zonas rurales de América Latina (A Second-Generation Digital Terrestrial Television Wireless Return Channel Standard for Providing Internet Connectivity in Rural Areas in Latin America)

Ciro Diego Radicelli García (, Narcis Cardona (, David Gómez Barquero (

1Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo (UNACH)
2Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV)

This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: Sept. 2015
Volume: 13,   Issue: 9 
ISSN: 1548-0992

This paper proposes the development of a second-generation digital terrestrial television wireless return channel for providing universal Internet access in rural areas in Latin America, namely DVB-RCT2. The paper reviews the first-generation return channel terrestrial standard DVB-RCT, and discusses which features of the state-of-the-art second-generation digital terrestrial TV standard DVB-T2 should be adopted for DVB-RCT2. Capacity and coverage performance estimations for DVB-RCT2 are provided.

Index Terms:
Digital Terrestrial TV, DVB-RCT, DVB-RCT2, DVB-T2, Internet access, return channel   

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