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DVB-H standards getting boost

Briefs | 04/19/2007 1:00 pm EDT

A decision from Nokia Corp. and Samsung Electronics to work together on the mobile TV standard digital video broadcast-handheld (DVB-H) is designed to encourage greater adoption of broadcast mobile TV services. Nokia and many other European industry players favour the DVB-H standard for mobile phones, but competing technologies such as DMB and Qualcomm's MediaFlo have gained momentum recently because of slow network rollouts from the DVB-H camp. Look Communications Inc., a Milton ON-based wireless cable company, is the Canadian proponent of DVB-H, but the firm is struggling to find a buyer.

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