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Korean-backed South African mobile TV tests underway

South African cellco Mobile TV has completed mobile TV trials using the Korean DMB standard, according to local reports.

The trials were conducted in association with 10 Korean mobile handset manufacturers, local press said. The company will now apply for the relevant license from broadcast regulator ICASA. 
Telco MTN has already conducted mobile trials using the DVB-H standard favoured in Europe and has signalled its intention to launch a commercial service.