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2008-10-07 06:00:30

The increasing availability of mobile handsets capable of receiving free-to-air analogue and digital terrestrial TV signals will adversely impact the prospects for dedicated mobile broadcast TV networks, according to a new report from Juniper Research. While the report says that more than 330m mobile users worldwide will own broadcast TV-enabled handsets by 2013, less than 14% will opt for mobile pay TV services. Although mobile broadcast TV will generate global annual end-user revenues of...

2008-09-10 15:00:18

Newport Media, a fabless semiconductor company, has signed a commercial software license agreement with Qualcomm, a provider of digital wireless telecommunications products. Under the terms of the agreement, Newport Media will license Qualcomm's MediaFLO service layer client software, enabling Newport Media to integrate the software into its FLO application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and protocol stack for MediaFLO device manufacturers. In September of 2006 Newport Media and...

2008-09-10 06:00:17

Newport Media, an innovative fabless semiconductor company supplying products to the mobile broadcast market, announced a commercial software license agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq:QCOM). Under the terms of the agreement, Newport Media will license Qualcomm's MediaFLO(TM) service layer client software, enabling Newport Media to integrate the software into its FLO(TM) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and protocol stack for MediaFLO device manufacturers. In September...

2008-09-09 09:00:26

TBC Integration, Inc. - the leading equipment distributor and integrator of MPEG-4/DVB-S2 satellite video networks, conditional access, and subscriber management systems - has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of industry veteran Diane Streett to Vice President of Operations and Engineering. At TBC Integration, Ms. Streett will be responsible for leading and strengthening the company's technical services and integration activities. These include network design for...

2008-08-25 09:01:01

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MediaFLO USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated , has expanded its news coverage to include three new standalone full-time 24/7 news channels to its award-winning mobile TV service: CNBC and MSNBC from NBC Universal, and FOX News. The new channels significantly increase the amount of live breaking news and in-depth current affairs programming available to AT&T and Verizon Wireless subscribers and will launch in time for the...

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2008-08-18 09:40:00

Imagine catching up on your favorite shows like "The Office" or "Wheel of Fortune", by watching your cell phone free of charge. You can maneuver this feat with an imported Chinese phone, however you're out of luck with a U.S. phone, unless you want to pay a monthly charge. The United States lags behind several other countries when it comes to making television an attractive option for cell phones. Carrier business models are partly at fault, but choices about TV technology made long ago are...

2008-08-04 12:00:42

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcast Facilities, Inc. (BFI), owner and operator of Andrita Media Center, the largest independent SD and HD network origination, production, post production and digital media facility on the West Coast, today announced that Tom Mikkelsen has been named Chief Technology Officer. In this position, Mr. Mikkelsen will oversee all engineering-related functions and lead Andrita's current multi-channel facilities expansion. "We are thrilled to have Mr....

2008-07-15 03:00:35

SAN DIEGO and LONDON, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated, , a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that it has been elected to the governing board of the Broadcast Mobile Convergence Forum (bmcoforum), the leading worldwide industry association for mobile broadcasting services. Luigi Ardito, technical marketing lead for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions for Qualcomm MediaFLO Technologies,...

2008-07-08 09:00:31

The rapid growth in the consumption of broadcast content on devices other than the traditional TV screens is reflected across the exhibition, conference and business briefing programmes at IBC2008 (RAI, Amsterdam, 11-16 September.) As the leading international broadcast technology exhibition, IBC covers all aspects of the creation, management and delivery of content. Recent years have seen a steady rise in attendance from the telecoms sector as carriers and mobile operators seek a better...

2008-06-24 02:29:25

Tech stocks haven't exactly been stellar performers of late, but shares of Qualcomm (QCOM) have been on fire in spite of the distempered, volatile stock market. Vaulting higher since mid-March, when it traded at around $38 a share, Qualcomm's stock had sprinted to $50 by June 19, before easing to $48 the next day. But don't think the party is over. I am not one who would advise chasing stocks that are spiraling up fast. But Qualcomm, the largest developer and maker of digital wireless...


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