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NovelSat hopes history will repeat itself on next gen DVB-S

NovelSat is at it again, no sooner has the DVB project agreed to set a new standard and rivals barely got it out the door, than NovelSat launched a new version of its using proprietary extensions, claiming yet another 22% throughput improvement. NovelSat’s NS3 was part of the technology that went into the creation of the DVB-2SX standard, but not the only one, after a multi-year campaign to get the standards body to take notice. Most people at DVB thought DVB-S2 was the end of the trail for satellite for some years to come, because it was getting close to the Shannon limit, and it was generally held that only an improvement of 30% of greater made it worth issuing…

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