Thursday, January 21, 2010

4G Mobile IPTV Services in S. Korea

According to the Wikipedia, mobile IPTV is a technology that enables users to transmit and receive multimedia traffic including television signal, video, audio, text and graphic services through IP-based the wired and wireless networks. Through Mobile IPTV, users can enjoy TV services anywhere and even while on the move.

Korea Communications Commission (KCC) recently announced that mobile IPTV services based on mobile WiMAX will be provided at the G20 Seoul Summit in November. The world’s first mobile IPTV services had already been demonstrated in the last year’s ASEAN-Korea Summit hold in Jeju Island.

KT, S. Korea’s major MNO, is now planning the commercial mobile IPTV services using the 4G iPhone as a part of its fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) services.

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