EE offers 4G plan aimed at broadcasters

UK mobile operator EE has launched what it claims to be the world’s largest mobile data plan, offering a petabyte (a million gigabytes) of data to broadcasters and media firms to enable large-scale transfer of data over 4G. The package is priced at £8m and been developed for business customers such as media, film, entertainment […]

Bouygues launches new B.TV app for 4G mobile

Bouygues Telecom has launched a new version of B.TV, its mobile TV application, to accompany the operator’s national launch of 4G mobile services.  4G mobile subscribers will now be able to access over 50 channels live as well as on-demand content. Channels include LCI, Eurosport, Disney and Ushuaïa TV. The app also allows viewers to […]

Digital TV Labs launches 4G interference testing service

Digital media testing company Digital TV Labs has launched a service to test UK Freeview receivers for susceptibility to interference from 4G LTE mobile services.  New 4G services broadcasting in the 800 MHz band can interfere with both Freeview DVB-T and Freeview DVB-T2 terrestrial reception in some areas, though a special filter between the antennae […]

Low risk of 4G interference to Freeview in London

Tests for possible interference to digital-terrestrial broadcasting from 4G mobile services in London have produced no confirmed problems, according to at800, the body set up to ensure that Freeview services are not disrupted by the launch of LTE mobile services using 800MHz ‘digital dividend’ spectrum. At800 said the results reflected the fact that there was […]

Wider 4G interference test planned for London

UK mobile spectrum organisation at800 is set to stage a new test, this time in south east London, to determine to what extent 4G mobile services at 800 MHz may disrupt digital terrestrial service Freeview.  Roughly 170,000 household and business addresses in parts of Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark and Tower Hamlets are being contacted directly to […]