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AT&T Buying Flo TV Spectrum for $1.9 Billion

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A few months ago Qualcomm’s foray into mobile TV was axed, and now they’re offloading spectrum in the lower 700 MHz range that they were using for Flo TV to AT&T for a cool $1.9 billion. What does AT&T plan to do with it? 4G, of course. Apparently this spectrum has the capability to cover…

Mobile Content Venture gives mobile TV big boost

Mobile TV gets a big boost from broadcasters

A joint venture between Fox, NBC and 10 other major broadcasters is hoping to give mobile television a boost and the Mobile Content Venture has committed to two mobile DTV signals for multiple markets by the end of next year. Will this finally give mobile TV the boost it needs to go mainstream? The Mobile…

Qualcomm wants to dump Flo TV

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It looks like Qualcomm wants to get out of the mobile TV business, as its CEO said the company is looking for “a number of alternatives” regarding Flo TV. “It will get done in the next year but I don’t think I can be much more specific than that,” Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said in…

Qualcomm to trial MediaFLO mobile TV in Taiwan

Qualcomm has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with Taiwan’s Far Eastone to explore the creation of a MediaFLO-based mobile media operator. The discussions between the two parties come in advance of Taiwan’s anticipated UHF spectrum auction in early 2011, when the country’s regulatory agency, the National Communications Commission, is expected to issue two mobile…

Big broadcasters create national mobile TV service

NBC, Fox and 10 other major broadcasters are teaming up to create a joint venture that will bring nationwide television service to mobile devices. This is a pretty major push for mobile TV in the United States because the companies will use existing spectrum to deliver programming across the nation and it will include live…

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