MultiChoice invests R300m in mobile TV

2010-09-10 15:02

MultiChoice had invested R300 million in experimentation on mobile broadcast technology, it said today after being awarded a mobile television broadcast licence.

Nolo Letele, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa Group, said: “The company has been trialling the service since 2005. We will expand on this investment in the construction of an extensive broadcast network.”

MultiChoice, along with, was awarded the mobile TV broadcast licence by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

“We will work with our industry partners to roll out the service in South Africa and will confirm an official launch date in due course.”

The service allows subscribers to watch live TV channels on their cellphones.

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