Development of Satellite and Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting Systems and Services and Implications for Education and Training


Executive Summary

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Purpose of the study

1.2 Overview of Developments of Digital Broadcasting Services

1.3 Implications for Education and Training Providers

Chapter 2 Digital Satellite, Terrestrial and Cable Broadcasting Technologies - the State of the Art

2.1 Data Broadcasting

2.2 Digital Radio

2.3 Digital TV

2.4 Other competitive technologies

2.5 Key Players

Chapter 3 Country by country status report of the state of developments in Europe and other parts of the world

3.1 Developments in Europe

3.2 Outside Europe

3.2 Comparisons between Europe and the rest of the World

Chapter 4 Case Studies of Digital Broadcasting Learning Services

4.1 Traditional educational channels which enhance their services

4.2 Data Broadcasting Services

4.3 New Interactive TV Services

Chapter 5 Understanding the Development of the Market for Interactive Services to the Home

5.1 Some trends and observations

Chapter 6 Implications for Education and Training

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Demand for interactive learning services

6.3 Nature of education and training provision

6.4 An analysis of service providers involved or likely to be involved in offering digital broadcasting learning services

6.5 Assessment of the impact that digital broadcasting systems are likely to have on education and training, in terms of traditional and innovative services

6.6 An analysis of the different ways of paying for education and training digital broadcasting services

Chapter 7 Overall Conclusions and Recommendations

7.1 Conclusions

7.2 Recommendations

Last updated 30 April 2004