Category Archives: TVE / multiscreen

DVB-H network deployment in Chile would cost between USD 28 M and USD 55 MLa red DVB-H costaría entre US$ 28 M y US$ 55 M en Chile

<!--:en-->According to Nokia's estimates, building a nationwide DVB-H network in Chile would cost USD 28 M, if installed on the QPSK system which is less bandwidth-consuming (5Mbps), and around USD 55 M, if deployed with 16QAM technology (10 Mbps). The former would enable thirteen 500-Kbps channels and the latter, which was the one implemented in Europe, twenty-two.<!--:--><!--:es-->Seg&uacute;n las estimaciones de Nokia, montar una red nacional de DVB-H en Chile podr&iacute;a costar US$ 28 millones, si se hiciera en el sistema QPSK que ocupa menor ancho de banda (5Mbps), y unos US$ 55 millones si se montara con la tecnolog&iacute;a 16QAM (10 Mbps). La primera permite poner unos 13 canales (de 500 Kbps) y la segunda alternativa, que es la que se implement&oacute; en Europa, habilita una oferta de 22 canales.<!--:--[...]

Why Would AT&T Buy DVB-H Spectrum in USA?

<!--:en-->AT&amp;T has paid USD 25 billion for the 12 Mhz-spectrum covering 281US cities, which had been acquired by Aloha Partners for the deployment of mobile TV based DVB-H services. However, AT&amp;T is about to launch Qualcomm's MediaFLO system, which is already offered by Verizon. Such a high price makes analysts wonder whether the spectrum will be used to provide interactive services rather than mobile broadcast. There are still numerous unknowns. AT&amp;T has been looked at as a technological model by a large number of operators in Latin America, so its mobile TV strategy still conceits great attention in this region.<!--:--><!--:es-->AT&amp;T compr&oacute; por US$ 25.000 millones los 12 Mhz de espectro en 281 ciudades de Estados Unidos que Aloha Partners hab&iacute;a adquirido para desplegar servicios DVB-H de Tv m&oacute;vil. Sin embargo, AT&amp;T est&aacute; por lanzar el sistema MediaFlo de Qualcomm, que ya ofrece Verizon. Por el alto precio que pag&oacute;, los analistas creen que usar&aacute; ese espectro para servicios interactivos y no para broadcast m&oacute;vil, pero a&uacute;n hay dudas y en Am&eacute;rica Latina se sigue con atenci&oacute;n el negocio de AT&amp;T, que ha sido el modelo tecnol&oacute;gico para una gran parte de los operadores del continente.<!--:--[...]

Happy Easter!Felices Pascuas!

<!--:en-->Dear readers, Due to the Easter Holidays break, we will be coming back on Monday, March 24. Our warmest greetings and best wishes to all of you! TVTelco Latam's Team<!--:--><!--:es-->Estimados lectores, comunicamos que con motivo del receso por las festividades de Pascuas volveremos a encontrarnos el lunes 24 de marzo. Hasta entonces saludamos a todos y les deseamos lo mejor!!!! El equipo de TVTelco Latam<!--:--[...]