Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Telegent Ships 20 million Mobile TV Receivers for Handsets

Telegent Systems has shipped more than 20 million mobile TV receivers since its products became available on the market in mid-

Telegent's single-chip CMOS solution enables free-to-air and subscription mobile TV in mobile handsets. The company said its TV receivers have experienced extremely rapid uptake because operators around the world, including market leaders in China, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, and Turkey have added Telegent-enabled TV handsets to their model lineup in order to address consumer demand for free-to-air analog programming.

For instance, in Indonesia, HT Mobile, formerly known as Hi-Tech, launched its brand in 2007 with a focus on handsets with a TV feature and rapidly became the 6th largest brand in the Indonesia handset market.

Telegent expects further growth in 2009 with expansion to PC TV receivers and digital terrestrial broadcast standards.