3 Italia acquires channel for nationwide DVB-H service
3 Italia has signed an agreement with the Profit Group to acquire Channel 7 according to Advanced-Television.com.
Channel 7 holds a network licence for national digital TV distribution on terrestrial frequencies. The deal makes 3 Italia the first Italian mobile video company able to offer DVB-H services on its own network.
The company will implement the DVB-H network for its 4.8 million customers starting in the second half of 2006. Both DVB-H combined with UMTS will be used.
Item added: 29th November 2005