DVB-H (DVB-Handheld) Mobile TV (MDTV) News
DVB approves Next Generation Handheld Specification
Oct 31, 2012 – DVB has announced that at its 72nd Steering Board meeting, approval was given to a new specification - DVB-NGH (Next Generation Handheld). Based on DVB-T2, there are many improvements and extensions in NGH to aid mobile and portable reception.
News categories: DVB Project, DVB-NGH, DVB-T2, Multiscreen, Smartphone, Tablet
Digita to abandon DVB-H for DVB-T2 in Finland
Sep 8, 2011 – Digita Oy has welcomed the government of Finland's decision to change the licensing for the country's terrestrial broadcasting Multiplex D so that DVB-T2 can be used instead of the DVB-H format currently operated by Digita.
News categories: Digita Oy, Digital TV, DVB-H, DVB-T2, Finland, Multiscreen, Terrestrial
KPN to withdraw DVB-H mobile TV service
Mar 30, 2011 – KPN (Amsterdam:KPN) of the Netherlands plans to discontinue its MobielTV DVB-H mobile television service from June 1st, owing to lack of demand.
News categories: KPN, Digital TV, DVB-H, Multiscreen, Netherlands
DStv Mobile on Cellphones, PCs and Tablets
Nov 23, 2010 – MultiChoice South Africa (JSE: NPN)(LSE:NPSN) has announced the launch of its Mobile TV broadcasting service, DStv Mobile. DStv Mobile can be accessed on a DVB-H enabled cellphone or via MultiChoice's newly introduced Mobile TV decoder, the Drifta.
News categories: MultiChoice, DStv, Digital TV, DVB-H, Multiscreen, South Africa
DVB-H mobile TV in Austria to end
Oct 14, 2010 – The broadcasting of DVB-H mobile TV signals in Austria is set to end. Mobile network operator 3 has confirmed that it has, along with partners Media Broadcast, Orange and Telekom Austria, decided to cease DVB-H broadcasting on December 31, 2010.
News categories: Hutchison, Austria, Digital TV, DVB-H, Infrastructure, Multiscreen
INFO-TV-FM to work with Vedia on DVB-H devices for Poland
Oct 7, 2010 – Vedia has announced that it is working with INFO-TV-FM to produce a consumer terminal for INFO-TV-FM's forthcoming DVB-H mobile TV service. The terminal will be a combined TV receiver, portable audio/video player and e-book/e-newspaper reader.
News categories: INFO-TV-FM, Vedia, Digital TV, DVB-H, Multiscreen, Poland, Portable, Tablet
Cellular Mobile TV a 'Niche', but Still Drives Billions in Revenue
Sep 9, 2010 – It has been a rough few years for subscription mobile TV deployments, as a number of plans never came to fruition and several of those that were launched have been shut down. However, In-Stat sees a recovery in 2010, particularly in Asia/Pacific.
News categories: In-Stat, ATSC Mobile DTV, CMMB, Digital TV, DVB-H, LTE, Market Research, MediaFLO, Multiscreen, One-Seg, S-DMB, T-DMB
Nokia launches DVB-H mobile phone accessory
Sep 9, 2010 – Nokia (NYSE:NOK) has launched its Nokia Mobile TV Headset, DVB-H, an accessory that adds TV reception capability to compatible mobile phones where there is a DVB-H signal.
News categories: Nokia, DVB-H, Europe, Multiscreen
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