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1. (WO2013119687) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT PROTECTION AND BILLING FOR MOBILE DELIVERY OF SATELLITE CONTENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/119687    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/024961
Publication Date: Fri Aug 16 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 07 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: H04N 7/173
Applicants: MAXLINEAR, INC.
Inventors: LING, Curtis
LEE, Brenndon
THOMAS, Prithvi
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT PROTECTION AND BILLING FOR MOBILE DELIVERY OF SATELLITE CONTENT
Abstract:
A satellite dish assembly may comprise a reflector, feed horn, receive module, and wireless module. The reflector and feed horn may be operable to receive satellite signals. The receive module may be operable to recover content from the received satellite signals. The wireless module may be operable to communicate the content directly to a mobile device via a wireless connection between the mobile device and the system. The wireless module may be operable to communicate directly with a service provider network via a wireless connection between the satellite dish assembly and the service provider network. The communications with the service provider network may be to obtain security information for descrambling and/or decrypting the content and/or for providing billing information.