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Qualcomm, Maxis and Astro trial MediaFLO in Malaysia

August 31, 2007

Qualcomm, developer of wireless technologies, mobile communications group Maxis and ASTRO All Asia Networks, have signed an agreement to conduct a technical trial of Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology in Malaysia. The MediaFLO trial is expected to begin in autumn 2007 and will feature 25 live content channels provided by ASTRO delivered in an 8 MHz UHF channel. The trial also will include Clipcasting media – short-format video content that can be stored on the mobile device and viewed at a later time.

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