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Big Names Unite Behind DVB-H

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Jan 23, 2006, 1:27 PM   by (staff)

Motorola, Nokia, Crown Castle and others have united to form the Mobile DTV Alliance. This union of manufacturers, DTV providers and chip makers will work together to push DVB-H as the standard for mobile TV in North America. Nokia and Crown Castle are already trialing DVB-H in the US, and many other alliance participants have announced plans to bring DVB-H compatible hardware to the States. No US carrier has announced support for DVB-H yet, but it is expected that at least GSM carriers will support the standard. Verizon recently announced they would use a competing technology, Qualcomm's FLO for digital TV.

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Jan 23, 2006, 9:59 PM

hurry up cingular!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

man i want the nokia 7710 so bad. it features this dvh-b and it is amaizing. i've seen it in action on a class trip i took a while back.

hopefully this also opens up the market for dvb-tv from cellular carriers like overseas also.
i agree wit u in a way that i too would love to see tv and all on my phone and make the phone the one object i have to carry around for all my needs, but im kinda mad cuz of all this stuff. Companies are focusing on all this new technology and stuff b...
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