Motorola to Deploy Mobile TV Network for Info-TV-FM in PolandFriday, August 7th, 2009
Motorola to supply complete DVB-H and OMA BCAST Mobile TV solution, including video headend, network infrastructure and associated services
WARSAW, Poland — Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that its Home & Networks Mobility business has been selected by INFO-TV-FM to design and deploy a mobile TV network in Poland.
The Motorola Mobile TV solution, comprising video headend and transmitters, is based on DVB-H and OMA BCAST standards and utilizes Motorola’s extensive service capabilities to accelerate the delivery of rich media experiences. It will be deployed in Warsaw and 9 other Polish cities, by the end of 2009.
INFO-TV-FM will provide a wholesale mobile TV and radio offering to service providers in Poland, enabling them to deliver revenue-generating mobile media services to consumers on the move, whenever and wherever they want.
“This is the first time DVB-H mobile TV services will be made available in Poland and represents an excellent opportunity for our service provider partners to generate new revenue streams by allowing consumers to watch their favorite programs on the go,” stated Zbignew Gumiński, INFO-TV-FM, CEO. “Motorola’s end-to-end solution is fully integrated and architected using best in class technology and components allowing us to meet challenging deployment timescales.”
“We are excited to bring advanced mobile TV experiences to Poland. Motorola’s innovation and expertise in the video space married with our heritage in wireless technology makes ours a compelling solution for service providers such as INFO-TV-FM” said Joe Cozzolino, senior vice president and general manager, Home & Networks Mobility, Motorola EMEA. “We hope that not only will this be the start of long term cooperation between the two companies but that the success of this project will be seen as a platform for other customer wins across the globe.”