Category: Spectrum

AT&T buys Aloha’s 700MHz

Tired of waiting for the auction, AT&T buys Aloha’s spectrum. From The Street: “AT&T got a jump on next year’s radio wave auction with a $2.5 billion bid for Aloha Partners’ 700-megahertz spectrum licenses. In the deal, AT&T would take…

In-car Wi-Fi

Bridge Ratings has a report that looks at the coming availability of in-car Wi-Fi. From the report: “Of the estimated 30 million users of wireless access technology in the U.S., 75% or 23 million have wireless accessed Internet radio. In…

Modeo Deadpool

And then there was one (more or less.) From GigaOM: “ Qualcomm is now the defacto winner of the mobile TV race in the US, thanks to its ability to partner-up with right wireless carriers – AT&T and Verizon –…

Sharp dual mode chip for Mobile TV

From the FT: “Sharp, Japan’s leading mobile handset maker, is in negotiations with up to 30 European companies, including mobile phone operators, to supply its dual-mode tuner chip for television-equipped mobile phones. Demand for TV-equipped mobile phones is forecast to…

Mobile TV advances

From Businessweek: “Today, 5.3 million U.S. wireless subscribers pay for video–just 2.5 percent of all U.S. cell-phone users. Using UHF signal means “we don’t have to burden the 3G networks,” says Gina Lombardi, president of MediaFlo USA. It also means…

ATSC-M/H: Do what?

I read this yesterday but just couldn’t believe it. But its still here today so I guess I will log it. The ATSC (Advance Television Systems Committee) announced it would come up with a standard for mobile TV signal distribution.…