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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "DVB-T"?

DVB-T is the terrestrial broadcast standard in Europe for digital television, and is part of the same DVB suite of technologies as DVB-H. Unlike DVB-H services, though, DVB-T is generally a free service, and is the normal means of television in many countries in Europe, having supplanted analog TV completely in some areas. DVB-T broadcasts are made on the frequency bands typically used by UHF analog television channels, but are also used on VHF frequencies as well. Most mobile phones that support DVB-T typically only support picking up broadcasts on the UHF frequency bands.

See Also: DVB-H, frequency band

Referred to by: DVB-H

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