Alcatel-Lucent Supports Mobile TV Protection Standard
[Satellite News 08-20-08] Alcatel-Lucent is supporting the world’s first commercial trial of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)’s new BCAST smartcard profile, a standard for mobile TV content protection, Alcatel-Lucent announced Aug. 20.
The trial, which began in early August, is being led by Alcatel-Lucent for MobileOne, a mobile telecommunications service provider in Singapore, and MediaCorp, one of the country’s major media companies.
Based on Alcatel-Lucent’s mobile interactive TV turnkey solution, the trial also includes mobile devices from Samsung and Smartcard Profile-compliant SIM cards from Gemalto. The solution supports most of the DVB-H handsets on the market, including those supporting digital right management profile or Smartcard profile, Alcatel-Lucent said.