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(keitai-l) Re: Mobile operators as content providers

From: dc <dc_at_gamelet.com>
Date: 11/07/03
Message-Id: <20031107054010.759D69BB2D_at_pong.gamelet.com>
I think there are some standards for digital transmission coming up
which are aimed at these mobile devices. The idea is that these
transmissions are encrypted and then unlocked by a key which is received
by two-way IP traffic, ie when the user subscribes (perhaps for a short
period of time) to the broadcast stream. 

this digital multicasting seems like a good use of the most scarce
resource, spectrum.

but push media/channels never really worked on the web, so not sure this
time will be any different. 

/dc

> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Alistair Jeffs wrote:
> 
> > So, if I'm in the UK and I have a mobile handset/phone/device/whatever
> > which has the terrestrial TV feature, will I have to pay an
additional TV
> > license? Will the government start creating guilt inducing ads of people
> > watching Eastenders on their mobiles just before getting cuffed?
> 
> Wow, imagine the chase you could set up involving one of those trucks
> they use to detect unlicenced televisions!
> 
> ("It's this house." "No, it's this one." "No, now it's this one."...)
> 
> cjs
> -- 
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>     Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light.  --XTC
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david 'dc' collier
dc_at_gamelet.com
Received on Fri Nov 7 07:41:37 2003