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Digital Video Broadcasting, a set of open standards for digital television. Defines various details about the physical and data link layer-level transmission of data, refers to existing MPEG standards for the actual format specifications where possible. The datastream itself is an MPEG-2 Transport Stream with some DVB-specific constraints and may contain multiple channels.


The Motion Picture Experts Group, a working group of ISO/IEC. Also a common name for certain standards created by them.


The MPEG standard specifying video, audio and related format specifications, primarily used for DVDs and digital television broadcasting.