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China narrows final mobile TV spec to CMMB, TDBM

Du Baichuan, former CTO of China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has confirmed that “China will have two mobile TV standards by the end of this year: CMMB…

SKT, T-Systems JV

SK Telecom, South Korea’s top mobile operator, has reached a preliminary deal with T-Systems, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, to jointly enter the mobile broadcasting market in Europe and Asia.…

Movistar launches flat fee mobile TV

Movistar launches flat fee mobile TV From David Del Valle in Madrid Spain's Telefonica is making a full-frontal assault on mobile TV through its MNO Movistar, launching a flat fee…

ROK inks deal with Warid Telecom

ROK Entertainment, the UK-based mobile applications development company, has reached agreement with Pakistan mobile operator, Warid Telecom, to provide streamed mobile TV over Warid’s existing 2.5G network. Warid Telecom –…

3 Italia mobile football

3 Italia has launched “Scendi in campo con 3”, the new Italian Mobile TV offer dedicated to football. Subscribers can view Serie A football matches and Sky's coverage of the…

iPhone hits 1m sales

Apple sold its one millionth iPhone just 74 days after launching the popular product and three weeks ahead of its own projections. The news comes less than a week after…

UPC says hello Moto, Tandberg

From Colin Mann in Amsterdam Triple play operator UPC Broadband has selected solutions from Motorola and Tandberg Television, to power its Video on Demand (VOD) services in The Netherlands. Already…

Nagravision goes mobile with Alcatel-Lucent

From Nick Snow in Amsterdam Value-added content protection solutions provider Nagravision has successfully integrated its Nagra Mobile conditional access system with the Alcatel-Lucent Mobile Interactive TV platform. The combination will…

Apple gives back $100

A furious response from early adopters to the $200 (E146) cut in iPhone prices has seen Apple give $100 credit notes to all early purchasers. The company posted an open…

Qualcomm and TeamCast expand MediaFLO

Qualcomm, developer of advanced wireless technologies and mobile data solutions, has licensed its FLO modulator software to France-based TeamCast, a company that develops equipment for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) serving…

Thomson combats piracy and supports Taiwan mobile TV

Thomson has revealed its new deterrent to piracy utilising watermarking technology allowing video on demand (VoD) operators to identify content on a per transaction basis. The combination of Thomson's Sapphire…

Qualcomm, Maxis and Astro trial MediaFLO in Malaysia

Qualcomm, developer of wireless technologies, mobile communications group Maxis and ASTRO All Asia Networks, have signed an agreement to conduct a technical trial of Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology in Malaysia. The…

Nokia takes on iTunes

Nokia has unveiled a new online music store and a global gaming service as it takes on US rival Apple with its iTunes and iPhone. Nokia sells more than one…

iO downloads for Manx

iO global, provider of integrated mobile content solutions, has revealed that Isle of Man's Manx Telecom has launched a converged content delivery service, 'Mobile Downloads', which enables its 75,000 subscribers…

Canal Plus: TV channels should finance mobile TV

Television channels, and not mobile phone operators, should finance the distribution of programming on mobile phones, according to Canal Plus head Bertrand Meheut. 'TV channels should pay for the network…

EC looks to boost satellite services

A new mobile service for telephone, television and internet via satellite could be operational within a few years under a proposal made by the European Union’s executive arm. The plan…