Thomson Provides Mobile Solution To Russian Operator
[11-13-07 – Satellite Today] Thomson will provide DVB-H broadcast technology to Sistema Mass Media, a branch of Russia’s AFK Sistema, for the launch of a mobile multimedia service in Moscow and 16 other Russian cities with populations of more than 1 million, Thomson announced Nov. 12.
Thomson has provided the technology to distribute the content by satellite from Moscow to the other regional transmitters as well as the headend platform.
SMM plans a commercial launch of the new mobile television service in early 2008. The service will be available to all mobile network operators.