Advanced Television


MPH developers big up in-band mobile DTV

The developers of MPH in-band mobile digital television (DTV) have told members of the Community Broadcasters Association that their innovative technology, which is designed to reach viewers on the move, has the potential to generate new revenue streams for DTV broadcasters in general and the nation’s community broadcasters in particular. “Delivering robust DTV signals to […]

November 7, 2007

Telstra selects Alcatel-Lucent for interactive Mobile TV

Alcatel-Lucent’s Mobile Interactive TV solution had been selected by Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, to deliver its first fully interactive Mobile TV service. Telstra Mobile Foxtel by Telstra encompasses 33 channels in packages across 5 genres. The convergent capabilities of Mobile TV will allow Foxtel customers with Foxtel iQ to […]

November 7, 2007

Alcatel-Lucent and Voda Portugal demo Mobile TV

Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone Portugal have demonstrated for the first time in Portugal the Unlimited Mobile TV solution based on DVB-SH technology. The live broadcast Mobile TV demonstration, based on the DVB-SH standard, uses the S-Band frequency spectrum. The demonstration enabled representatives of the Portuguese Government and of the broadcast, telecom and media sectors to watch […]

November 6, 2007

Interest in Mobile TV continues to wane

Interest in mobile TV remains very low, with just 1 per cent using it in the past 12 months and only 3 per cent saying they were likely to try it in the next year, according to Continental Research's Autumn 2007 Mobile Report. Mobile phone owners were asked whether they would prefer to have an […]

October 31, 2007

ROK rolls into India

ROK Entertainment Group, the UK-based specialist mobile applications developer, has launched its first streamed mobile TV deployment in India through local operator BSNL. The service offers an initial portfolio of 6 channels to include English Music Channel (EMN), Hindi music channel (Geet), an entertainment channel (Bindaas), a Bollywood channel (Zoom), a live Hindi news channel […]

October 31, 2007

3m subscribers for MobiTV

Mobile television and service provider MobiTV has passed the 3 million global subscriber mark. The California-based company added its last one million customers in the past six months.

October 29, 2007

Asia-Pacific: 78% mobile TV viewers

The Asia-Pacific region is leading the adoption of mobile TV broadcasting. according to a new report from analyst firm Berg Insight. About 38 million viewers – almost 78 per cent of the total mobile TV audience – was found in Japan and South Korea in mid-2007. Berg suggests that these markets are several years ahead […]

October 29, 2007

3 Italia to become integrated TV provider

From Branislav Pekic in Rome 3 Italia, the mobile media company owned by the Hutchison Whampoa group, aims to become a integrated fixed/mobile TV provider for digital terrestrial TV from 2010. According to CEO Vincenzo Novari, from the summer of 2010 their network will be converted, allocating 50 per cent for mobile phones and 50 […]

October 26, 2007

Mobile TV for Kenya

A mobile TV service has launched in Nairobi. The service, DStv Mobile, was launched by Digital Mobile TV (DMTV) Limited of South Africa using DVB-H technology.

October 26, 2007

AT&T sceptical on mobile TV

Mobile video is struggling because the economics don't work yet, so says Mark Collins, vice president of consumer data services for AT&T. He said that every major U.S. carrier, including Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, is looking at video as a potential driver of data traffic and revenue. But so far, Collins says, no one has […]

October 26, 2007