CMMB (China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting) mobile TV signals now cover 150 cities in China, CMMB mobile TV operator China Satellite Mobile Broadcasting Corp. has confirmed
As of January 13th, CMMB network deployment had been completed in 113 cities, in addition to the initial 37 cities where CMMB was trialled. Network upgrade and optimisation for the 37 trial cities will kick off in the next few months, according to CSMBC.
China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) also announced that six chip manufacturers have launched CMMB mobile TV chips, and more than 100 companies have launched over 200 CMMB mobile TV terminal products, including mobile phones, PDAs, digital music players and USB devices. In addition, approximately 82 per cent of consumer electronics manufacturers in China have launched or will launch CMMB mobile TV terminals, SARFT said.