Friday, October 06, 2006

Digital Broadcasters | Hong Kong | PCCW DVB-H Trial with Motorola

A reminder from Digital Broadcasters Vendor News that PCCW-HKT Telephone Limited, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's leading telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008, NYSE ADR: PCW) has linked with Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT - News) to conduct a six- month DVB-H technical trial using Motorola's end-to-end Mobile TV system in Hong Kong.

The Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld, DVB-H trial started last month and runs to March 2007 within Hong Kong's Quarry Bay district using Motorola DVB-H enabled mobile devices, network solutions and interactive services. platform. During the course of the trial, PCCW will evaluate the technical capabilities and the operational performance of DVB-H in Hong Kong.

Simon Leung, president of Motorola Asia Pacific said that based on Motorola DVB-H solutions the PCCW trial will become commercially available for Hong Kong subscribers.

Motorola says it is fully committed to delivering the ultimate mobile video entertainment experiences to consumers -- and part of that vision is in "Mobile TV" broadcasting.

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