Watch TV on mobiles, thanks to Qualcomm

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New Delhi, Oct 11: Telecom equipment major Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd today said it is ready with a technology that will enable mobile users to watch television channels on their handsets.

''We are ready with the technology called MediaFLO that will enable the customers to watch various television channels on the mobile sets,'' Nikhil Jain Chief Technology Advisor (India) said.

The mobile operator and manufacturer now have to get green signal from the regulatory bodies to launch this service in the country, he added.

Nearly one third of the world has a cell phone and this technology will enhance the entertainment, advertising, commerce and information.

''Worldwide mobile TV subscribers is expected to reach 216.2 million by 2011 from 12.3 million currently,'' Mr Jain said.

The MediaFLO has presence in the UK, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia.


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