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AmberFin announced the results of a research survey conducted at this year’s IBC conference in Amsterdam. AmberFin spoke to industry experts attending to gauge their opinion on what issues would…

Mobile TV 'five years away'

A new report from StrategyEye, ‘Mobile TV – Separating Hype from Reality’, concludes that receiving television on our mobile phones will not be an everyday reality for at least another…

iPlayer mobile

The BBC has signed a set of agreements to allow users to download television programmes from BBC iPlayer direct to their mobile handsets, via a wireless internet connection or 'over…

CEA wants mobile TV group

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) of the US seeks participants in a new Special Interest Group to address A/153 – the mobile/handheld addition to the Advanced Television Systems Committee's (ATSC)…

Consumer spending on mobile TV to hit $2.7bn by 2013

The increasing availability of mobile handsets capable of receiving free-to-air analogue and digital terrestrial TV signals will adversely impact the prospects for dedicated mobile broadcast TV networks, according to a…

Qatar readies commercial Mobile TV service

Qatar Telecom (Qtel) and Nokia Siemens Networks have signed the world's first commercial Mobile TV deployment contract based on DVB-H and OMA BCast Smart Card Profile technology. Nokia Siemens Networks…

China 3G licensing plans

An official from China’s State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) has indicated that the overall direction for issuing 3G licences once the telecom industry restructuring is complete has been…

US turns to mobile for entertainment

A recent survey of US mobile phone users by Artificial Life has revealed that 46 per cent use their devices for entertainment purposes, illustrating evolution of the mobile phone as…

ABC TV goes mobile

Disney company ABC Television has reached an agreement to distribute ABC Mobile, in the US a channel featuring full-length episodes of many of ABC's popular shows. Full episodes featured on…

Virgin mobile broadband service

Virgin Media has rolled out its first mobile broadband service. The service claims to offer speeds of up to 3.6Mbps and is available on an 18-month contract that comes with…

US turns to mobile for entertainment

A recent survey of US mobile phone users by Artificial Life has revealed that 46 per cent use their devices for entertainment purposes, illustrating evolution of the mobile phone as…

Euromedia September 2008: Mobile Media Survey

Increasingly, service providers, be they telcos or pay-TV operators, are looking to add media mobility to their portfolio. Euromedia on offer in their region, and we speak to one quad-play…

Digital Plus Mobile, also on Movistar

From David Del Valle in Madrid Sogecable and Telefonica, the dominant telco operator, have reached an agreement to jointly launch the mobile version of the DTH platform, Digital Plus Mobile, on…

Nokia channel

Mobile phone manufacturer Nokia is launching a mobile TV channel, Capsule N96, offering exclusive programming to users of its N96 handset. Available from the start of October, Capsule N96 programmes…

Antena 3 TV, on live over mobile phones

From David Del Valle in MadridSpanish TV network Antena 3 TV, has become the first commercial TV channel in Spain to be available live via mobile phones. The company has…