Advanced Television


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 of the HotFM radio studio with the DJ in action and interviews with celebrities.

December 13, 2007

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, whether a mobile content provider or security firm, to install an all-in-one box on their premises to offer interactive 3G video services independent of Intellistream's […]

December 12, 2007

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 said: “We are seeing more and more Mobile WiMAX 802.16e trials and network contracts – over 50 have been announced so far in 2007 alone: […]

December 12, 2007

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 Huaqi, manufacturer of consumer multimedia products to provide advanced solutions for China’s up-coming mobile TV service known as CMMB, or S-TIMI, starting at the 2008 […]

December 12, 2007

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 its residential and business clients. The partnership agreement will give FASTWEB complete freedom in defining and developing its services and, thanks to the integration of […]

December 7, 2007

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 – French, English and Arabic – directly on mobile phones. The channel has also created The Observers to present user generated news content from around the […]

December 7, 2007

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 out of traditional media groups. This phenomenon, dubbed ‘Circular Entertainment’, has been identified by Nokia as a result of a global study into the future […]

December 6, 2007

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 countries it concludes that in the short term network operators don't stand to make much profit from offering mobile TV services yet they must offer […]

December 4, 2007

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 in the list of official EU standards,” the EU’s executive said in a statement. “As a result, all EU Member States will have to support […]

November 30, 2007

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 to be deployed. The report highlights that LTE is expected to be the long-term successor in mobile broadband as it offers a migration path from […]

November 29, 2007