MVDS is an acronym for terrestrial "Multipoint Video Distribution System."
MVDS currently is a part of broader MWS (Multimedia Wireless System) standards. In European Union MWS works in 10.7 - 13.5 and 40.5 - 43.5 GHz frequency bands.
Research for 42 GHz frequency has been done under the European Commition EMBRACE (Efficient Millimetre Broadband Radio Access for Convergence and Evolution) initiative.
- EN 300 748
- EN 301 215-3
- EN 301 997-2
- MPT 1550 (obsolete)
- MPT 1560 (obsolete)
Manufacturers of MVDS equipment
- MDS America Inc
- EF Data
- Philips Broadband Network
- Hughes Network systems
- Thales Group (Thomson)
- Trophy electronics
- Technosystem Digital Network S.p.A (TDN)
- Marconi Technology Centres (GMTT)
- United Monolithic Semiconductors (UMS)
- DOK Ltd (Elvalink)
- Q-par Angus Ltd