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bmcoforum defines implementation profile

International lobbying association the Broadcast Mobile Convergence Forum (bmcoforum) has finalised an implementation profile based on the Open Mobile Alliance Mobile Broadcast 1.0 Enabler, with the aim of to accelerating…

First DVB-SH mobile TV trial in Italy

Alcatel-Lucent, the mobile operator 3 Italia and Italian public broadcaster RAI are launching the first trial of Mobile TV based on the DVB-SH standard in Italy. The trial will take…

Portugal's RTP starts mobile HD

From Branislav Pekic in Rome Portuguese public broadcaster RTP has started transmitting its first TV channel in high definition for mobile phones. According to the head of the project, Carlos…

China grants for mobile phone TV

A RMB400 million (E44m) government fund has been granted to boost the domestic mobile phone TV standards in China over the next three years. The fund aims to accelerate the…

$10bn mobile video messaging by 2012

Mobile video messaging services are at the centre of the technology convergence that is helping mobile customers realise greater levels of self-expression and online community participation. According to principal analyst…

Development of Swisscom DVB-H to continue

At the end of September this year, ComCom awarded Swisscom what is at present the only nationwide licence for mobile TV (DVB-H). Swisscom, Sunrise and Orange tested the new technologies…

Media Prima launches 3G service

Media Prima Bhd has launched Malaysia's first third generation (3G) mobile television service. The new video service includes the radio portal service, which allows users to access a real-time view…

Mobile WiMAX to reach 80m by 2013

Juniper Research forecasts that Mobile WiMAX 802.16e will begin to take off over the 2010 to 2013 period, exceeding 80 million mobile subscribers globally by 2013. Report author Howard Wilcox…

Siano, Huaqi and CMBSat join for mobile TV

Siano Mobile Silicon, supplier of semiconductor solutions for Mobile Digital TV (MDTV), has signed a collaboration agreement with CMB Satellite, the Hong Kong based affiliate of EchoStar Communications Corporation, and…

Intellistream single box interactive mobile video platform

Intellistream, pioneer of streaming interactive 3G video services, has launched a standalone version of its Unistream 3G video content and interactive media platform. This makes it possible for Intellistream customers,…

Fastweb MVNO

FASTWEB has signed a mobile virtual network operator agreement with 3 Italia, the mobile media company 7.7 million subscribers. The agreement will enable FASTWEB to offer mobile telephone services to…

France 24 mobile

On its first anniversary, France 24, announces new mobile services and an agreement with Nokia. There will be – on demand access to its channel content, in three languages –…

Nokia: entertain yourselves

Nokia believes up to a quarter of the entertainment consumed by people in five years time will have been created, edited and shared within their peer circle rather than coming…

Mobile TV: Subscribers but no profits

According to Mobile TV: Business Models and Opportunities from Screen Digest, MNOs must offer mobile TV but won't make any money from it in the near term. Looking across 25…

EU stands by DVB-H

DVB-H will be the European Union’s standard for mobile television broadcasting, the European Commission said as it tries to boost the mobile broadcasting sector.”DVB-H will be published by the Commission…

3G LTE: future of mobile broadband

Juniper Research predicts that subscriber numbers for 3G LTE (Long Term Evolution) will approach 24 million by 2012, just two years after the early versions of the technology are expected…