Mobile TV on your Cellular Phone

Posted on Monday, Sep 13 2004 @ 19:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Imagine turning on your mobile phone to watch breaking news or an entertainment program. The idea could soon become reality following an announcement last week that five of the world's largest mobile phone makers are collaborating on specifications to deliver broadcast services to wireless handsets.

Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Siemens, and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications have launched the Mobile Broadcast Services initiative.

The initiative is organized under the umbrella of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), a group of nearly 200 companies that are establishing mobile service specifications to ensure interoperability of services across countries, operators, and mobile terminals.

Read more about it over at PC World


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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