The Go90 initiative will rise or fall on the strength of the video content it delivers, and almost nothing else matters. Verizon will surely spend a lot to market the service, but it will be useless to advertisers if no one tunes in.
LTE Broadcast was much in conversation at this year's broadcasting convension, IBC. So far Verizon Wireless and Telstra have publicly committed to the technology to varying degrees, and some in the industry are saying that the technology has more chance of succeeding where others failed.
Dish Network said it is currently broadcasting eight channels of mobile video in 13 locations across the country, and is considering expanding that effort to a total of 40 markets in the United States. The offering is not commercially available, but represents Dish's continued experimentation with the 700 MHz E Block licenses the company won during the FCC's 2008 spectrum auction.
AT&T claims it cannot deploy LTE over its 700 MHz Lower D and E Block spectrum until mid to late 2014 because the necessary interoperability test cases for LTE Advanced carrier aggregation are still in development within 3GPP.
Dish Network has generated a lot of ink recently in its quest to get FCC approval for its plan to build a nationwide LTE Advanced network with the 40 MHz of S-band spectrum in the 2 GHz range it
The FCC approved AT&T's (NYSE:T) $1.93 billion purchase of Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) Lower D and E Block 700 MHz MediaFLO spectrum licenses, handing AT&T a consolation prize after the collapse
The road to mobile broadcast TV has been a messy one.
The FCC said it will consider AT&T's (NYSE:T) proposed $1.93 billion purchase of Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) 700 MHz MediaFLO spectrum side-by-side with AT&T's planned $39 billion acquisition of
AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) and Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) filed a letter with the FCC urging the commission not to combine its evaluation of AT&T's proposed $1.93 billion purchase of Qualcomm's
As the FCC mulls AT&T's (NYSE:T) proposed $1.93-billion acquisition of Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) 700 MHz spectrum Qualcomm had used for its now-defunct MediaFLO mobile TV effort, representatives