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Ericsson successful MBMS tests

Ericsson has successfully performed interoperability tests for its Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) solution with the leading chipset vendors. The move sets the stage for the widespread adoption of MBMS…

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…

$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…

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…

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…