Wednesday, February 7, 2007

QUALCOMM and Huawei Showcase MBMS Mobile TV

At the 3GSM World Congress 2007 in Barcelona, QUALCOMM and Huawei Technologies will demonstrate Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (MBMS) mobile TV technology. The collaborative demonstration, which follows the completion of successful interoperability testing between the companies, will include a handset based on QUALCOMM's Mobile Station Modem) (MSM) MSM7200 chipset receiving TV programs at 256 Kbps from Huawei's UMTS/HSPA network. The MSM7200 chipset, which is expected to be commercially available in handsets and Smartphones starting the second quarter of 2007, supports 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and up to 5.76 Mbps HSUPA.