MCOT deploys digital mobile TV.
MCOT has been testing digital broadcast systems serving mobile phones based on DVB-H technology since 2007, revealed MCOT president Tanawat Wansom.
The commercial digital mobile-TV service will use the existing UHF-58 channel covering both mobile phones and automobile equipment and will not involve mobile-phone operators. It will transmit directly to users, Tanawat added.
Six channels, from a potential 14, will be available for service free of charge at the initial stage, while additional services will be charged in the future. For programmes on digital mobile TV, reports said, MCOT and its partners may produce these. Tanawat reportedly said that as MCOT will provide its own band-width, the project is expected to cost around 100 million baht (US$3.31 million).
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|Date:||Jan 1, 2011|
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