6/12/2006 12:31:00 PM
Live World Cup aired on Nokia N92s
Live World Cup action on mobile phones is now a reality - that's if you happen to own an Nokia N92 and be kicking your heels in Berlin, Hamburg, Hanover and Munich..
Users of the N92 will be able to watch live mobile TV broadcasts on their phones during the World Cup when in Berlin, Hamburg, Hanover and Munich. The German division of O2, T-Mobile and Vodafone and German operator E-Plus announced pilot scheme on Monday that gives access to live broadcasts on the N92 and other DVB-H enabled devices. Guests of the operators also have live access to 14 other TV channels and six radio stations live on their N92s, including Eurosport and MTV.
The phones use DVB-H technology which allows television service to be broadcast on DVB-H enabled mobile phones. It will run until August 31 in all the cities mentioned, except Munich when it will finish on July 31
Nokia multimedia director, Harri Männistö said: 'Nokia is extremely happy to be part of this DVB-H pilot during the football championships by offering the Nokia N92 devices. Nokia has been part of numerous DVB-H pilots around the world and this pilot is a very important milestone in moving closer to the commercial mobile TV phase.'