French mobile television licensees announced
The French media authority CSA has announced the winning channels for it’s new broadcast mobile television service, which is set to start transmitting later this year.
CSA selected 13 channels from 36 applicants for the DVB-H service to fill the 13 available slots.
The successful applicants are: BFM TV, Canal+, Direct 8, EuropaCorp, Eurosport, I-Télé, M6, NRJ 12, NT1, Orange Sport, TF1, Virgin 17, and W9.
Three licences have already been reserved for the public service broadcaster France Télévisions.
The new mobile TV service will be known as Télévision Mobile Personnelle or TMP for short and will be mostly free to air.
Item added: 2nd June 2008