Abertis Telecom teams up with Nokia and Móviles to pilot mobile TV

5 Jul 2005

Abertis Telecom, Nokia and Telefónica Móviles have teamed up to launch a mobile TV pilot in Spain using Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H) technology. In a joint press statement, the three said that a consumer pilot will take place in Madrid and Barcelona between September 2005 and February 2006, with pre-technical trials beginning with immediate effect. The consumer pilot with allow the companies involved to test the feasibility of DVB-H and mobile TV services, and offer 500 users the opportunity to watch broadcast content from Antena 3, Sogecable, Telecinco, Telemadrid, TVE and TV3 on Nokia 7710 smartphones equipped with additional accessories to receive mobile broadcasts.