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Sisvel announces new conditions for its DVB-T2 Licensing Program for Professional Products

Stuttgart, May 9, 2018
Sisvel Germany announced today that the following conditions apply to DVB-T2 Licensing Program for Professional Products: 

  • Any sale or purchase of unlicensed DVB-T2 Professional Products and manufacturing of DVB-T2 Professional Products before Jan 1, 2017 is not taken into account for royalties to be paid;
  • For professional products having a sales price greater than 1,000 €*, it applies the below royalty rate for Licensed Professional Products; while for professional products having a sales price equal to or less than 1,000 €*, it applies the below royalty rate for Licensed Consumer Products:
Type of DVB-T2 Licensed Product

Standard Royalty Rate Per Unit

Royalty Rate Per Unit for compliant licensees

Licensed Consumer Product with one of Encoder or Decoder function

€ 0.75

(seventy-five Eurocents)

€0.60

(sixty Eurocents)

Licensed Consumer Product with both Encoder and Decoder functions

€ 1.00 

(one Euro)

€0.80

(eighty Eurocents)

Licensed Professional Product with one of Encoder or Decoder function

€ 18.00

(eighteen Euros)

€15.00

(fifteen Euros)

Licensed Professional Product with both Encoder and Decoder functions

€ 24.00

(twenty-four Euros)

€20.00

(twenty Euros)

* if a product is sold in a currency other than euro, the equivalent value of € 1,000 in that currency will be considered

 
In addition, Sisvel Germany is pleased to announce Early Bird conditions for companies signing the DVB-T2 license agreement for professional products within 6 months of notification letter but, in any case, no later than Dec 31, 2018. For such companies the following additional conditions apply:
  • 50% discount will be applied to royalties due for unlicensed products sold/purchased, etc. in 2017;
  • Only the Compliant Royalty Rate will be applied for the calendar years 2017 and 2018 (no Standard Rate applicable)

Further information about the terms and conditions of Sisvel’s DVB-T2 licenses is available at http://www.sisvel.com/licensing-programs/digital-video-display-technology/dvb-t2/license-terms or from Sisvel upon request by companies currently requiring a license.

You may contact Sisvel at the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


About DVB-T2
The Digital Video Broadcasting – Terrestrial 2 (“DVB-T2”) is the most advanced standard for broadcasting digital television on terrestrial networks, offering a substantial increase in transmission capacity compared to DVB-T. The DVB-T2 standard was published in the form of a Blue Book by the DVB Project in June 2008 and converted into the formal standard EN 302 755 by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (“ETSI”) in September 2009.
For additional technical information relating to the DVB-T2 standard, visit: www.dvb.org.

About Sisvel
Sisvel is a world leader in managing intellectual property and maximizing the value of patent rights. Founded in 1982, the Sisvel Group is global in scope and reach, with companies in Italy (Sisvel SpA and Sisvel Technology in None Torinese), the United States (Sisvel US in Arlington and Los Angeles), China (Sisvel Hong Kong), Japan (Sisvel Japan in Tokyo), Germany (Sisvel Germany in Stuttgart), Luxembourg (Sisvel International), and the United Kingdom (Sisvel UK in London), with over one hundred professionals worldwide with technical, legal, and licensing expertise. Sisvel has a long history of managing successful patent portfolios including those related to the audio compression standards known as MP3 and MPEG Audio, and widespread technologies such as OSD (On Screen Display), ATSS (Automatic Tuning & Sorting System), and WSS (Wide Screen Signalling - for automatic switching of television image formats).
Sisvel currently operates patent pools and joint licensing programs for the DVB-T2, MCP, LTE/LTE-A, 3G, Wi-Fi and Recommendation Engine, together with its Sisvel Wireless licensing program.

For additional information, please visit: www.sisvel.com.

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Giulia Dini
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