Date Added: Dec 2012
A novel distributed Space-Time Block Code (STBC) for the next generation mobile TV broadcasting is proposed. The new code provides efficient performance within a wide range of power imbalance showing strong adaptivity to the Single Frequency Network (SFN) broadcasting deployments. The new code outperforms existing STBCs with equivalent decoding complexity and approaches those with much higher complexities. The under-drafting Digital Video Broadcasting-Next Generation Handheld (DVB-NGH) standard firstly integrates the Multiple Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technique in the TV broadcasting aiming at efficiently delivering video services for the mobile terminals in the short future.