Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Telegent Appoints CEO as Mobile TV Chip Shipments Top 50 Million

Telegent Systems, which supplies single-chip mobile TV solutions, appointed Dr. Samuel Sheng as its new CEO. Sheng has served as Telegent's Chief Technology Officer and executive Chairman of the Board since co-founding the company. In tandem with Sheng's appointment, Dr. Weijie Yun, the driving force behind Telegent since co-founding the company with Sheng in 2004, will take up Sheng's prior post of executive Chairman of the Board and carry operational responsibility for key strategic initiatives.

Sheng's appointment coincides with a new milestone for the company which has realized significant uptake of its free-to-air analog mobile TV products, shipping a record 50 million mobile TV receivers since mid-2007.Telegent's products deliver a quality mobile TV viewing experience for analog broadcast standards, providing consumers around the world with mobile access to the same, live free-to-air programming that they receive on conventional TV sets.