chapter  9
Mobile TV Using DVB-SH Technologies
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When President Obama took the oath of offi ce, his message also carried clearly on millions of phones, but this time as a video. Many of these were satellite phones.

A recent survey of mobile receivers being sold in Europe brought out that combo receivers with DVB-T reception and a GPS capability were one of the most popular gadgets preferred by the customers on the move. However, imagine driving across 45 markets in Europe with their own DVB-T versions, scanty coverage outside of cities and multiple encryption types, and the need of a common mobile TV technology with a continent wide access on the move becomes evident.