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Definition: DTMB

(Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast) The Chinese digital TV standard for both fixed and mobile devices. Developed at two Chinese universities, DTMB combines variants of the ATSC and T-DMB standards (see ATSC and DMB). It is used in China, Hong Kong, Macau and other Asian countries, and it is not limited to one video codec. Broadcasters are free to choose their HDTV encoders as well as program guides and interactive features. See CMMB and mobile TV.