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SkyLink launches mobile TV

February 25, 2008

The Russian CDMA-450 operator SkyLink has launched a mobile TV service using content supplied by Sistema Mass Media (SMM). SkyLink confirmed five streaming channels are currently available: 'Drive', 'Hunting and fishing', 'Retro TV', 'Healthy TV' and 'Usadba'.

SMM announced plans in June 2007 to invest $200 million to create its mobile TV network. The DVB-H network is expected to cover 16 cities with populations of over a million, plus the entire Moscow region. The firm expects to sign up 350,000 subscribers in the medium term.

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