In a remarkable announcement, the satellite operator SES, European Space Agency ESA and German avionics research institute DLR have claimed there is such a thing as spent Ku-band satellites sitting idle in orbit, without any use or purpose. So why not use them to offer mobile radio services to cars for ‘many more years’? The […]
The GSM Association has announced the nominations for the 2007 Global Mobile Awards. Now in its 12th year, the Global Mobile Awards programme continues to grow with the industry that it represents. Each year the number of submissions increases, and this year was no exception, with 20% more entries than 2006. The Award winners will […]
Samsung Electronics has developed a new technology for digital broadcasting to mobile devices called Advanced Vestigial Sideband (AVS) that enables TV broadcasters to offer digital programming to a wide range of portable devices, including mobile phones, laptop computers, portable media players and car video displays.
At the CES in Las Vegas Philips unveiled two portable DVD players which do not only play back DVDs, but also feature iPod video integration. Philips’ DCP line for portable video entertainment provides a docking station that shows videos from iPod in widescreen. “A fierce demand for portable entertainment is leading to a wide convergence […]
Nortel and Telefónica O2 Czech Republic have demonstrated Europe’s first CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A call in the telco’s network in the 450MHz radio spectrum. It should pave the way for Telefónica O2 Czech Republic to deliver more IP wireless services and support real-time access to such services as mobile TV. (CD)
TDC is launching a new 3G-based mobile TV portal. The Danish communications provider is offering a pack of six of the most popular Danish TV channels; DR1, DR2, TV 2, TV 2 News, Kanal 4 and Voice TV. Subscribers can opt for a daily, weekly or monthly subscription, priced at DKr29 (€3.89), DKr49 and DKr69 […]