Thomson Provides Mobile Solution To Russian Operator

By | November 13, 2007 | ST Briefs, Telecom

    [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.

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