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AT&T to Launch Mobile TV Next Month

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Jan 22, 2008, 10:32 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

AT&T is set to launch its MediaFLO mobile TV network in early February, possibly on Feb. 5. It will include two new channels not available from competitor Verizon Wireless.

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powerman79

Jan 24, 2008, 2:09 PM

Fast enough?

Does AT&T have fast enough data speeds so its not buffering every 5 seconds? I don't think they do.
brandyT

Jan 22, 2008, 12:14 PM

what is media flo??

Can someone explain how does media flo work? Does it require a special phone or data plan? will my v3xx work?
thanks in advance
media flo is a technology that broadcasts multiple channels live tv over the bandwith previously held by uhf channel 55

it will require a special phone and monthly service

and your v3xx will not do it, it lacks the the radio required to see the ...
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PEZ

Jan 22, 2008, 10:47 AM

Where is the list?

Where is the list of lousy phones that will offer this traffic-distracting service?
Candidates are LG's Vu and CU920 -

What I want to know is what channels are the 'exclusive channels' ... hmm, The Food Network? The History Channel? CNN?
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Traffic distracting service? I'm not quite sure what you meant by that statement, but to clarify things for people on here...MediaFlo runs on it's on network and bandwidth owned and operated by Qualcomm. It won't affect any other traditional AT&T serv...
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The_Sprint_Master

Jan 22, 2008, 5:29 PM

Price

Its great that a GSM network carrier can get Media Flo to there phones but how much are they going to charge for it. Probably out the nose like everything else they have over there.
I think it sucks that it's MediaFLO, almost all the rest of GSM are using DVB-H. Now another thing to differentiate phones for US release Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
 
 
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