We've had DVB-H, we've had DMB, we've had lots of stuff for mobile television. Some of the solutions have been fairly successful, like DMB in South Korea, or have had a strong backing, like DVB-H in many parts of the world. Still, it's not like there would be a consensus on what should be the…Read more Mobile television – going anywhere?
Mhm, just a heads-up regarding this…
if you area) not on vacation,b) perhaps on vacation, or at work, but do not have anything to do next Tuesday (10th July) at 1300 GMT andc) you're interested in the future of mobile television,you could do worse then signing up for this webinar, organised by WeComm. As ita) features some key persons from BSkyB…Read more Mhm, just a heads-up regarding this…
Nokia and DVB-H in Malaysia
The mobile tv circus rolls on and on. Latest news is that Nokia will partner up with Malaysian MiTV to roll out mobile tv offerings on the DVB-H platfom in the second half this year. As is stated, the people of Malaysia will "be able to watch the latest news, engage in music videos and…Read more Nokia and DVB-H in Malaysia
If you’re gonna watch mobile TV – watch it on this
Having familiarized myself with the earlier, pretty bulky and unwieldy, versions of gadgets supporting DVB-H (that's Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld, a standard for mobile broadcasting advocated by the DVB project, Nokia, Siemens etc, and in competition with DMB, the Korean version, MediaFLO etc) this next gadget to be out on the market feels like a trip…Read more If you’re gonna watch mobile TV – watch it on this
Mobile television – hot or not?
First off, let's examine what we've got:- hundreds of companies putting untold millions of dollars into mobile television projects- operators and industry players putting their name on the line, convinced that mobile television is THE next big thing- researches, each one more optimistic than the next one, promising us millions and billions of mobile tv…Read more Mobile television – hot or not?
Mobile industry + the next big thing = mobile tv
Well, if anyone still had any doubts about television - and all sorts of entertainment media - coming to mobile phones just about NOW, all they would have to do is take a quick look at the worlds largest mobile industry summit, starting today. The 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona is more like a television…Read more Mobile industry + the next big thing = mobile tv
Told you so! (or did I…?)
In October, everything was looking rosy and nice. Vodafone launched their mobile TV channel, in exclusive cooperation with BT:s Movio-service, giving their 4.5 million mobile phone customers in the UK access to loads and loads of mobile TV content (and of course anyone else who'd like some mobile TV as well).Now? Well, a good thing…Read more Told you so! (or did I…?)
More and more mobile television
Looks like everyone and their grandmother are convinced that mobile television is da sh*t, at least if you look at all the new offerings jumping up left and right. In the UK, for instance, you have 3 and mobile media company Player X teaming up to offer the properly named Geek TV. The channel offers…Read more More and more mobile television
What to do this year…
Well, in a strictly professional way of looking at things, there are quite a few interesting conferences and meetings one could attend. If funds would be available, and time as well, that is... :)A cornerstone in the television industry year is NATPE, the National Association of Television Program Executives, and the biggest industry meeting in…Read more What to do this year…
Sex really really sells
A word of advice to anyone going into the media business, especially the new forms of media like interactive television or mobile television - if you want quick cash and a rocket ride to fame and fortune, go for sex. Don't try to do anything noble or challenging like making interactive edutainment formats for kids…Read more Sex really really sells