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Digital & Media 11-12-2008

Brussels issues guidelines to boost mobile TV

The European Commission yesterday (10 December) published a set of recommendations to boost mobile TV across Europe. But the digital industry is accusing Brussels of imposing new taxes on handsets equipped with television functions.
Digital & Media 07-11-2008

Interview: Reding to rescue mobile TV in Europe

The European Commission will present a new document aimed at paving the way for the spread of mobile television in Europe "within a few weeks," EU Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV in an interview. She gave positive signals on advertising on mobile handsets, but warned of dangers regarding invasion of privacy.
Digital & Media 07-11-2008

Reding to rescue mobile TV in Europe

The European Commission will present a new document aimed at paving the way for the spread of mobile television in Europe "within a few weeks," EU Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV in an interview. She gave positive signals on advertising on mobile handsets, but warned of dangers regarding invasion of privacy.
Digital & Media 20-05-2008

Commission to guide national regulators on mobile TV

While many European countries are preparing to launch brand new mobile TV services ahead of the European Football Championships this June, the Commission has made clear to national regulators which measures should be applied for the new media to be successful.
Digital & Media 02-04-2008

EU pushes forward mobile TV ahead of Euro Cup

Football fans everywhere may discover a new way to enjoy the next European Championships just by looking at the screen of their own mobile phones. The European Commission hopes that mobile television will finally take off in Europe, driven by the summer's sport, but uncertainty still dominates.
Digital & Media 18-03-2008

EU endorses single mobile TV standard

The European Commission decided, on 17 March, to adopt DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting Handheld) as the EU standard for mobile television. Member states will be required to "encourage", but not yet impose, the use of DVB-H.
Digital & Media 30-11-2007

Mobile TV one step closer after Council vote

Swift EU-wide deployment of mobile TV services is a step closer to reality after the Council endorsed a Commission package designed to help increase their take-up by European consumers.
Digital & Media 29-08-2007

EU to pick satellite-to-cellphone services

The European Commission has proposed a procedure for member states to select companies wishing to provide services to cellphones using satellites, in what it describes as a "beauty contest, not an auction".
Digital & Media 19-07-2007

Commission to pick EU standard in global mobile TV race

A Commission Communication aiming at speeding the take-up of television on mobile devices, such as cell phones, is set to anger some of the companies involved, as it favours a standard backed by European industries over rival technology widely used in Asia.
Digital & Media 03-07-2007

Commission sides with mobile TV standard

Industry is expected to oppose an upcoming Communication from Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding that will promote the DVB-H industry standard for TV broadcasts to mobile devices.