Modeo Introduces DVB-H mobile phone at CTIA in Las Vegas

Modeo will host live demonstrations of a new, production-ready DVB-H integrated smartphone at CTIA WIRELESS 2006 in Las Vegas from April 5 to 7. The handset is designed to operate on the DVB-H standard for delivery of TV to handhelds.  The Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 platform software is used. The handset produced by HTC in Taiwan to Modeo’s specification also has full GSM coverage using the 850/900/1800/1900MHz bands. The handset is also expected to support GPRS/Edge services. Live demonstrations are planned throughout the show. Modeo successfully pilot tested its DVB-H mobile broadcast network in Pittsburgh during 2005 and plans an official launch of the service during 2006 in selected major markets, including New York. The company is currently working on the deployment of the network to the top 30 U.S. markets, with launches targeted through out 2007.
Source: Wireless IQ
Item added: 6th April 2006