Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said his company's foray into the broadcast mobile TV space, through subsidiary MediaFlo USA, has moved slower than Qualcomm wants. Speaking during the Tech Policy Summit in Los Angeles, the CEO said carriers "haven't spent a lot of advertising on it to this point," adding that they may be waiting for MediaFlo to increase its coverage.
MediaFlo USA has a deal with Verizon, which has launched the service and AT&T Mobility, which hasn't rolled out service yet. "It's not as nationwide as we would have liked," Jacobs said. "We're really waiting for February 2009 to get the real digital transition done."
To read more about Jacobs' views on MediaFlo:
- check out this article from RCR Wireless News