SES Astra Signs Blucom Customer

By | December 12, 2006 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs, Telecom

The mobile unit of RTL Interactive has signed a contract to use SES Astra’s Blucom service, which allows broadcasters to provide interactive services, SES Astra announced Dec. 11.

The Blucom signal is sent to satellite-TV users and their mobile phones via digital set-top boxes and with the support of Bluetooth technology. The return channel operates via the mobile phone. The user also needs a browser, which can be ordered with a text message and has to be downloaded onto the mobile phone.

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