SPOTLIGHT: Will mobile TV be ready for the World Cup?

It appears the World Cup in Germany this summer will be a major testing ground for mobile TV services based on digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) technology, but there is concern that not much is happening on the DMB handset side. While Samsung introduced a terrestrial DMB handset this year for Europe, it has delayed manufacturing because of the complicated mobile TV license allocation process in Germany. The World Cup is about two months away, and there aren't many announcements on the DMB hardware side in Europe. DMB providers, however, say handsets will be ready. Article

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