Second phase of DVB-H roll-out
Mobile TV now reaches 50% of Austrians, according to Austrian transmitter company Media Broadcast after the launch of the second phase of the DVB-H roll-out.
The increase in coverage was achieved when transmitters in the regions of Bregenz, Eisenstadt, Graz, Linz and St. Pölten were switched on recently.
There are now 15 TV channels available for reception on DVB-H enabled mobile phones. The channels are ORF1, ORF2, ATV, Puls4, Pro7 Austria, RTL, Sat.1 Austria, VOX, RTL2, N24 and Super RTL, along with the radio stations Ö3, Ö1, FM4 and KroneHit.
The three mobile operators in the country Mobilkom Austria, 3G Austria and One all offer Mobile TV subscriptions and have said that they are pleased with recent results which show a healthy consumer interest in Mobile TV.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 11th August 2008