is the original Digital Video Broadcasting forward error coding
and modulation standard for satellite television
and dates from 1995. It is used via satellites serving every continent of the world. DVB-S is used in both MCPC
modes for broadcast network feeds
, as well as for direct broadcast satellite
services like Sky Digital
(UK) via Astra
in Europe, Dish Network
in the U.S.
and Bell TV
. The transport stream
delivered by DVB-S is mandated as MPEG-2
. This technology using 11/12 GHz Frequency band.