Nokia to launch commercial mobile TV service in Vietnam

11 Sep 2006

(Nordic Business Report via NewsEdge) Nokia announced a joint deal with Vietnam Multimedia Corporation (VTC) to launch commercial mobile broadcast TV services based on DVB-H technology in two Vietnamese cities by the end of 2006.

The agreement, Nokia's first commercial mobile TV service rollout in the Asia Pacific region, is also among the first of Nokia's commercial rollouts globally, the company said.

VTC will make available its mobile PayTV services to consumer subscribers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by the end of the year.

The service is available on Nokia's Nseries DVB-H enabled multimedia devices, delivered by the Nokia N92 which will be launched in Vietnam for this purpose.

Under the agreement Nokia and VTC are committed to jointly promote the consumer adoption of mobile entertainment services in Vietnam.

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