Crown Castle Reveals DVB-H Plans, Pricing
Jan 4, 2006, 1:00 PM by (staff)
Crown Castle today announced plans for their American DVB-H network, Modeo. The company will launch 10 video and at least 24 audio channels in select US cities this year. By next year they expect the service to be available in 30 markets. Modeo will cost $7 to $9 per month for audio service and $15 - 20 for complete audio and video access. Nokia, LG, and Samsung have all announced support for DVB-H, which will be used for portable multimedia both in the US as well as Europe and parts of Asia. Verizon has announced they will bring video to mobile phones using FLO, a competing technology from Qualcomm.
Chrome to Support HDR Video Playback
Google today provided an update on the progress it has made with the Chrome browser over the last year and offered a peek at some features that will arrive later this year. To start, Chrome now supports play/pause, rewind, and fast forward controls for audio and video.
Facebook Talks Up Live Audio
Facebook today launched Live Audio, a way for people to share a live audio feed with followers. Facebook imagines the tool will be used by content creators to share interviews, read books, or broadcast podcasts.
Video Now Playing On Spotify's Android App
Spotify has launched video content in its Android app. Users can now browse through video and audio clips from a wide variety of content providers, such as ABC News, Comedy Central, and ESPN.
Technical Issue Keeping YouTube Out of T-Mobile's Binge On
T-Mobile introduced Binge On earlier this week, a program that lets customers stream unlimited video over T-Mobile's LTE network without impacting their data plans. The service works with 24 different video providers, with one major exception: YouTube.
Verizon Begins 'go90' Mobile Video Service Trials
Verizon Communications today plans to launch a trial version of its mobile video service. The trial will be initially offered to existing customers in select, unnamed markets this week, with a full-scale launch planned for later this month or early next month.
i hope cingular adapts this