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News Release from: BT | Subject: BT Movio
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 13 July 2006

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Enhanced standard provides boost for mobile TV and radio

BT has welcomed the approval of a revised DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) standard which now allows mobile TV and virtually any other content to be broadcast reliably using internet based technologies The revised standard will underpin the BT Movio service - the first wholesale broadcast mobile entertainment service to launch in the UK this summer

As part of the revised EN 300 401 specification, The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has included a capability which, using IP to run on a DAB network, allows audio, video and other data to be broadcast efficiently and reliably.

With the continuing debate around standards for broadcasting TV and radio to mobile phones, the ap