DVB-H Mobile TV service launched in the Philippines

The first commercial DVB-H service in the Philippines was launched on Tuesday the 24th July by Smart Communications and broadcast firm 360media Corp, a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings.
The service is available to both paid and pre-paid subscribers but will be free to all subscribers until August 31st.
The service dubbed myTV, will be available in ‘Mega Manilla,’ Cebu, Davao, Tagaytay, Batangas, Baguio City first and later rolled out to Cagayan de Oro and Boracay.
Consumer studies and trials using DVB-H were carried out earlier this year resulting in “strong acceptance for mobile TV”
The service will start with 10 channels initially adding more premium channels later.
Source: Inquirer.net
Item added: 30th July 2007