DVB-H may become standard mobile TV format by 2011
The whisper is analysts predict that DVB-H will end up as mobile broadcastings standard by the end of this decade. Analyst house Frost and Sullivan predict that by 2011 DVB-H mobile TV market revenues will hit â‚¬6.8 billion.
This is based on operators charging between â‚¬7 and â‚¬12 a month in addition for DVB-H functionality come 2010. Furthermore the analysts believe DVB-H will take off in 2008 and leave the old video streaming and clip downloading formats to be used only as sales channels and promotional content.
O2 and Nokia are already in trials with DVB-H tech for offering mobile TV in the Oxford area.
Source — silicon