Current OFDM systems
Digital Audio
Broadcasting (DAB)
In service 1996
Transmits 6-10 CD
quality audio channels
1.5 MHz bandwidth
192 - 1536 carriers
depending on frequency
Operates from 0.1-3
Digital Video
Broadcasting (DVB)
Introduced in Europe
and Australia
Transmits MPEG-2
compressed video (same
format as used for DVD
Handles up to 31 Mbps