DiBcom to offer Digital Mobile TV to Garmin

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008
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The nüvi 900T portable navigation device uses DiBcom´s DVB-H front-end receiver

PARIS — DiBcom, the leading provider of Mobile TV solutions is proud to announce that its technology is now being integrated into the nüvi 900T, one of Garmin’s top-of-the-line personal navigation devices (PNDs).

The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative communication and navigation products. In the nüvi series, the nüvi 900T represents the ultimate multimedia navigator, providing advanced navigation options with the additional benefit of receiving DVB-H Mobile TV. Users of the device can switch on to high-quality digital broadcasts to watch their preferred programmes, thanks to the integration of DiBcom DVB-H technology.

“Our collaboration represents the convergence of high performance technologies, providing users a reliable navigation support together with the entertainment of Mobile TV,” said Yannick Lévy, CEO DiBcom. “The recent endorsement of DVB-H by the EU and the expected deployment of this standard in several European countries are very exciting developments for us. As more devices and terminals become available with Mobile TV, consumers will have more value added options to choose from,” he added.

The nüvi 900T will be available in Italy during Q3 2008.