World's first Live Demo of MBMS at ITU Telecom World
Nomor's brand new MBMS emulator, developed in collaboration with Siemens Networks was demonstrated at the ITU Telecom World in Hongkong. It was the premiere of the MBMS emulator and, according to our knopwledge, the first live demonstration of a UMTS MBMS system worldwide. The MBMS radio simulator emulates an MBMS service area of three neighboring cells; further surrounding cells are considered by accurate interference models. Different signal combining methods such as no combining, selective combining and soft combining can be configured depending on network synchronisation and UE capabilities. The four wireless handhelds served as MBMS clients which displayed different TV or radio programs broadcasted by a server. The user are able to switch between different channels and services.