Mobiles with DTV surpass 20m in Japan
February 15, 2008
Cumulative shipments in Japan of mobile phone handsets with the one-segment terrestrial digital broadcasting function topped 20 million units as of the end of December, reports the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association
Domestic shipments of handsets that can receive terrestrial digital television broadcasts reached 20.47 million units at the end of 2007. The number of mobile phones with the function has increased substantially in recent months as mobile phone service providers including NTT DoCoMo Inc. introduced a variety of new handsets that can receive TV broadcast for the winter shopping season.