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Satellite lauched to provide DVB-SH in the US

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 16 Apr 2008 3:16 User comments (11)

Satellite lauched to provide DVB-SH in the US The first-of-its-kind satellite was launched into the space Monday afternoon. The 19-story and $500 million rocket took the several ton DVB-SH satellite above the United States. Once the satellite takes its final place and comes operational it will distribute between ten and fifteen mobile TV streams.
The satellite, built by ICO Global Communications, is powerful enough to not require a dish and due to its new and improved DVB-SH mobile TV technology it will have better coverage and improved building penetration compared to DVB-H. Currently there are no compatible devices for the DVB-SH system, but this should change by the launch of the service in 2009.


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11 user comments

116.4.2008 7:47

Sweet,Allthough the whole powerfull enough without a dish thing is kinda Scary.

216.4.2008 9:44
tripplite
Inactive

i think china sends like 5 up per month......

316.4.2008 11:11
r0b0t3ch
Inactive

Big deal!!

Just another excuse for the frak-heads of this country to take their eyes off the road and drive like even bigger asses. Also just another excuse for dummies to walk around not paying any attention to what's in front of them.

This technology:

Wasteful

Useless

Pointless

Waste of 500Mil

416.4.2008 11:14
goodswipe
Inactive

Quote:
Just another excuse for the frak-heads of this country to take their eyes off the road and drive like even bigger asses.
Agrees...

This sort of thing seems to be running rampant in my town.

516.4.2008 11:46
r0b0t3ch
Inactive

Goodswipe............Ma boy! Que pasa? Always a pleasure to hear from you. I actually check replies more frequently hoping to see your comments.

616.4.2008 11:49
goodswipe
Inactive

Originally posted by r0b0t3ch:
Goodswipe............Ma boy! Que pasa? Always a pleasure to hear from you. I actually check replies more frequently hoping to see your comments.
Awww, how sweet..me blushes...

I'm doing good, why don't you make a profile? Get with the times man, live in the now!

/DUAL FORMAT FTW!!



716.4.2008 12:00
r0b0t3ch
Inactive

Dual format is right around the corner............be sayin' it for months now! Ha Ha Ha


I would do a profile but kept getting nixed (know what I mean) time and time again so I'm a bit wary. Will do one soon amigo.

816.4.2008 12:03
goodswipe
Inactive

Ya, I know what ya mean. Looks like ddp is going to take it easy on you now, so go ahead and Get Er Done!

916.4.2008 12:18
r0b0t3ch
Inactive

Got part of it done. But the pic doesn't display when commenting and the information seems relatively useless and not sure what to fill and what NOT to fill out. Gonna pass. This is for you though...........34/M/Bolingbrook, IL

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 16 Apr 2008 @ 12:20

1016.4.2008 13:12
goodswipe
Inactive

Your the best 20b073ch...

1117.4.2008 13:14

I'll pass and many will also unless some company creates a joint broadband wireless internet and tv that we can watch no matter where in the world one may be, now that's a possiblity. Until then, good luck ICO Global.

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