Panasonic announced on Tuesday it would begin to ship the FOMA(R) P901iTV Handsets to NTT DoCoMo.
This is Panasonic's first mobile handset to receive terrestrial digital broadcasting signals. The handset was created in response to the planned launch of mobile digital broadcasting in April 2006.
The handset's main display is a 2.5-inch LCD screen. Approximately 3 hours of continuous digital TV viewing is possible. The P901iTV offers services that blend mobile communications and broadcastings. For instance, while watching a TV program, the user can go on a Web sites related to its TV program by clicking the URL shown on the display during the broadcasting.