Asia Express - Mobile Communications
Huawei's CMB Technology to Be Used in PCCW Service
May 26, 2006
Huawei recently announced that its CMB (Cell Multimedia Broadcast) technology is being adopted by Hong Kong operator PCCW in a mobile TV service. CMB is being positioned by Huawei as a competitor to DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld) and Korean DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting). Huawei stated that it is also planning to apply for patents related to this technology outside of China. PCCW uses the technology for a mobile TV service it recently launched in Hong Kong for 110,000 subscribers.