According to a new study from Screen Digest, Asia will dominate the global market for mobile digital television handsets within seven years, with 43 percent of the total market share. The U.S. and Europe will trail Asia with 32 percent and 25 percent of the market, respectively. The study claims that by 2012, 255 million MDTV handsets will have shipped worldwide. MDTV services are already available in South Korea and are under testing worldwide. Commercial MDTV services are expected to launch in North America and other Asian countries in 2006, with full commercial launches in Europe by 2007.
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