Television

Korean mobile TV technology T-DMB set to enter India

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/07/04/TRAI.jpg?itok=EoZv-doK

MUMBAI: Korea has agreed to help expedite the launch of Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcasting technology (T-DMB) commercial services in India.

The Korean and Indian governments have also agreed to launch trial T-DMB services in Mumbai by mid-February.

The Korean information and communication ministry has scheduled the Delhi trial run for T-DMB services also for this month. Reportedly, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), the Tata Group, Star TV India, Zee TV, Bharati Tele Ventures (Airtel) and Mumbai Police will be associating with the trail run.

T-DMB technology was initiated by the Korean government to allow broadcasters to transmit digital TV programming to mobile phones, lap tops or personal digital assistants while on the move, via conventional terrestrial transmitters. India & Korea uses the same bandwidth, Band-III, for digital audio broadcasting. This would make immediate commercial services possible in India once the government extends permission.

"The two sides also agreed to soon begin working-level discussions to sign a memorandum of understanding," a ministry official has been quoted in media reports as saying.

In association with the World DAB Forum -- a London-based international organization for promoting digital broadcasting -- the ministry will be holding a conference and demonstration event at the broadcasting event Broadcast Engineering Society (BES). The event will be held from 9 February to 11 February in New Delhi. The ministry will also hold a demonstration of T-DMB services for government officials and business people in Bangalore.

Update: After the publication of this report, the Korean Broadcasting Commission (KBC) got in touch with us to point out that incorrect communication had been sent out to the media and that it is the KBC which would be demonstrating T-DMB at the BES Expo in New Delhi and not the Korea Ministry of Communication & Information. The KBC says that the Ministry is only involved with the Bangalore event.

Click here to get details of what KBC is doing at the BES Expo in New Delhi.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/14/aaj_0.jpg?itok=RSQpM6Cf
Aaj Tak HD hits airwaves, available only on Tata Sky for now

India’s leading news broadcaster Aaj Tak has announced the launch of country’s first Hindi HD news channel - Aaj Tak HD.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/14/Uday_Shankar1.jpg?itok=IDT2qFvU
Uday Shankar's meteoric rise from Star India to Disney APAC

The man running India's largest media company - Star India-  has made it to the top in the Asia Pacific region at probably the world’s most admired entertainment company - Disney. Uday Shankar, who once was a reporter with The Times of India, and then went on to successfully lead news channels such...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/14/DreamWorks_800_0.jpg?itok=sSYpWXTb
DreamWorks to launch Fight Sports and Kids+ channels

DreamWorks Channel, a Southeast Asian pay television network that is owned and operated by DreamWorks Animation International TV, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, which is a division of Comcast, has set the ball rolling to launch two new channels - Fight Sports and Kids+ Asia. It has started the...

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/14/Star-Zeel.jpg?itok=CGxBu6QW
4 Star and 3 Zeel channels most watched across genres

Four channels from the Star India network, three channels from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) and one channel each from Sony Pictures Network India (SPN), the Sun TV Network, and Viacom 18 comprised the list of the top 10 channels across genres for week 49 of 2018 (Saturday, 1 December to...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/13/uday.jpg?itok=JWjW_ZUg
Disney hoicks Uday Shankar to top job at Fox-Disney combined unit for APAC

MUMBAI - As part of the integration planning for the pending acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox”-NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX), the Direct-to-Consumer & International (DTCI) segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced plans for the strategic alignment of...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/13/golf.jpg?itok=t1xZuWYj
Discovery strikes agreement with European Tour to expand GOLFTV portfolio and establish the ‘digital home of golf

Discovery and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/13/cnn.jpg?itok=IIZst38X
TURNER’S KIDS AND NEWS CHANNELS WIN BIG AT INAUGURAL ASIAN ACADEMY CREATIVE AWARDS

CNN and Cartoon Network won eight honours – also known as “Goddess of Creativity” wins – at the Asian Academy Creative Awards on December 6, the region's version of the International Emmy Awards.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/13/history.jpg?itok=B9C8evmw
Uncover the enthralling journey of the most notorious drug lord on HISTORY TV18 HD’s ‘The Rise & Fall of Pablo Escobar’

Pablo Escobar’s belief that “Life is full of surprises, some good, some not so good.” forms the basis for a thrillingbiography of the world’s most infamous drug lord.

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/12/13/fest.jpg?itok=5V_pyoi4
Mumbai, Gear Up For DreamHack - The World’s Largest Gaming Festival

Starting 21st December, get ready to experience the world’s largest gaming festival – DreamHack, right here in Mumbai

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories