Posted on June 22, 2007 in Press Releases
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2007 – The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is pleased to announce that it has received ten submissions in response to its Request for Proposals (RFP) for its Mobile and Handheld Standard (ATSC-M/H). The ATSC-M/H Standard will enable delivery of television content and data to mobile and handheld devices via broadcast DTV signals. ATSC President Mark Richer stated, “It is exhilarating to see this amount of interest from the industry. We look forward to reviewing all of the submitted proposals for the ATSC-M/H standard.”
The ATSC’s Technology and Standards Group (TSG) issued the RFP on May 21, 2007, encouraging companies to propose specifications to be used for ATSC-M/H.
Preliminary proposals have been received from the following organizations:
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