Friday, April 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HTC Hired Ex-Samsung Marketing Officer
Xbox One Wolrdwide Sales Cross 5 million
Samsung Works With GLOBALFOUNDRIES On 14 nm FinFET Offering
Facebook To Find Nearby Friends
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
LG Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source SDK
Amazon Announces Kindle Service For Samsung Devices
Nokia Halts Sales Of Lumia 2520 Tablet
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Mobiles > Nokia, ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Nokia, Motorola, Intel Form Alliance for Mobile TV


Mobile phone giant Nokia has teamed up with other technology firms to promote the DVB-H technology standard for mobile TV, Nokia said on Monday.

Other firms in the alliance include Intel, Motorola, Texas Instruments and Modeo, owned by Crown Castle International Corp., it said in a statement.

The tie-up, called the Mobile DTV Alliance, aims to encourage open standards for TV broadcasts to mobiles, focusing on the North American market.

DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld) technology bypasses mobile networks and broadcasts directly to handsets from TV masts, allowing millions of phone users to access the service at the same time.

It also allows them to use interactive services and order "on-demand" programs via mobile networks, which operators hope will be a new source of income.

Mobile operators are keen to exploit the marriage of mobile phones and TV as revenues from voice calls fall because of competition and regulatory cuts to call charges.

The Mobile DTV Alliance said more than 10 DVB-H network trials are under way or have been completed, including in Australia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Britain and the United States.

It said most major U.S. markets are expected to have DVB-H infrastructure ready for use by 2007.

DVB-H competes with digital audio broadcast (DAB) technology, which is also under test by operators, as well as wireless firm Qualcomm's MediaFlo technology.


Previous
Next
Siemens, IBM Team up on Internet Telephony        All News        TDK to Support the VXA Alliance
ATI brings 3D Graphics to Cell Phones     Mobiles News      BenQ-Siemens Mobile Handset Brand Unveiled

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nokia Halts Sales Of Lumia 2520 Tablet
Nokia Introduces New 225 Budget Phone
China Approves Sale of Nokia's Business to Microsoft
Nokia Asha Software Update Begins Rollout Today
Nokia Releases New Bluetooth Minispeaker MD-12
Nokia Introduces Three Lumia Smartphones for Windows Phone 8.1
Nokia, Microsoft Deal Delayed
Nokia Protests Tax Claim in India
Nokia X Set To Become A Big Hit In China
Nokia Refocus Now Available For All Lumias
Moto Maker Offers College-inspired Customization Options
Google, Samsung Concerned About Microsoft-Nokia deal: report

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .