Monday, May 5, 2008

Alcatel-Lucent and Quantum Collaborate on DVB-SH Mobile TV

Alcatel-Lucent and Quantum SpA, a supplier of mobile multimedia devices and software, agreed to collaborate in the Mobile TV market. The companies will develop terrestrial or hybrid (terrestrial and satellite) mobile broadcast solutions adhering to the new DVB-SH mobile broadcast standard.

DVB-SH (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Satellite services to Handhelds) is an evolution of DVB-H that can be used in any frequency spectrum below 3GHz, including UHF, L band and S band, in terrestrial, satellite or hybrid networks. The DVB-SH standard was approved by the DVB Project in February 2007 and by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) in March 2008.

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