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Companies plan to build national mobile TV distribution system

Wed, 01/09/2008 - 8:05am
Mike Robuck

Samsung ElectronicsMobiTVNokia Siemens NetworksRohde & Schwarz and SES Americom's IP-Prime announced a plan yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to build a national mobile TV distribution system in the U.S.

The plan includes using the platform to showcase a complete mobile TV technology solution this year, with consumer trials planned in U.S. cities at a later, unspecified date.

The platform is designed to deliver local and national programming and interactive applications to consumers on mobile devices.

The platform will utilize Advanced Vestigal Side Band (A-VSB) – which is a mobile digital-TV technology developed by Samsung, Rohde & Schwarz and Nokia – as well as local TV “in-band” spectrum to deliver the mobile TV services.

The A-VSB technology is under consideration by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) as an open standard for mobile broadcast TV.

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