Cingular Gets Real 3G Video
Sep 28, 2005, 1:07 PM by (staff)
Cingular today announced they have chosen Real Networks to provide streaming video technology for their 3G network. Under their new Online TV brand, Real will provide the tools for Cingular's content partners to encode the video and audio, then host that on their Helix streaming servers. They will also provide the player for phones to playback all compatible content, which includes Real Audio, Real Video and 3GPP. Cingular has not announced content partners, however a number of media outlets including Rolling Stone and Rhapsody already provide Real with content Cingular could use. Cingular's 3G launch, including handsets with this new video service is still scheduled for later this year.
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