France supports DVB-H for mobile TV standard

The Minister for Culture, Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres gave his support for DVB-H to be the mobile TV standard during a presentation at the Salon de la reception numerique. He also called for a rapid launch of commercial services in France. His comments add support to EU commissioner Viviane Reding who recently announced her intention to make DVB-H the standard of choice for the EU. She would like services launched in time for Euro 2008, the UEFA European football championship.
Item added: 10th April 2007