Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Teams Up With Sharp to Advance Adoption of LCDs in VR
ASUS Introduces X299 Based Motherboards at Computex
Samsung Electronics Is Considering Adding Second 3D NAND Line in China
New 4GHz Predator DDR4 Memory Debuts at Computex 2017
ARM Launches New Cortex A75, A55 and Mali-G72 Processors to Power AI, VR Mobile Tech
ASUS Presents New ZenBook and VivoBook Laptops at Computex 2017
New Toshiba XG5 of NVMe SSDs are Using 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory
Sharp's President Confirms US Panel Plant Plan
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > EU Choo...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
EU Chooses Nokia's Mobile TV Standard


The European Union on Monday chose a mobile TV broadcast standard and suggested that its member governments now ask cell carriers to favor it.

EU commissioners chose DVB-H, or Digital Video Broadcasting for Handhelds, the most widely used mobile TV format in Europe, over rival standards such as Qualcomm's MediaFLO and another known as DMB that is favored by Chinese and South Korean manufacturers.

DVB-H is supported by the world's largest handset maker, Nokia, as well as Motorola, Philips, Sagem, Sony, Ericsson, Samsung and major European cell phone operators Vodafone, O2 and T-Mobile. By contrast, Qualcomm's technology has signed up the two biggest players in the United States - Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

The European Commission said it had to order EU nations to favor DVB-H to create economies of scale and get the nascent technology off the ground.

The impact of the EU's choice is limited: EU nations can choose to avoid making decisions favoring the format and are under no obligation to eliminate other standards.

The EU cited research forecasts of a steep increase in demand for mobile TV in 2009, with the worldwide market reaching $31 billion in sales by 2011.

The Commission hopes this year's soccer European Championship and the Olympic Games will boost consumer take-up of television services over mobile phones, a potential new money-spinner for telecoms operators and broadcasters.


Previous
Next
AMD Unveils Open Source Eclipse Plug-In to Enable Java Technology Profiling Functionality        All News        Intel's Multicore Architecture Briefing
iPhone Flip Phone in the Future?     Mobiles News      Windows Mobile to Get Flash, PDF Support

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nokia and Apple Settle All Litigation, Sign Patent License and Business Agreement
Nokia Focuses On Virtual reality With Upgraded 'OZO Reality' Solutions
HMD Brings Nokia's Classic 3310 Phone Back
Nokia Captured 9 Percent Global Feature Phone Marketshare in 2016
BlackBerry Sues Nokia Over Patents
Nokia Launches Digital Assistant For Telecommunications Operators
Nokia Rumored To Develop Own "Viki" Mobile Digital Assistant
HMD's Nokia 6 Smartphone Set For Release In China
Nokia OZO Partners with Youku to Create and Distribute 3D 360 VR Content
Nokia Files More Suits Against Apple
Nokia Sues Apple For Infringement of Nokia Patents
HMD Launches The Nokia 150 Phones

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .