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Topic # 9837 17-Oct-2006 12:50
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i was browsing 3's australia website and saw they get unlimited mtv live viewing on their mobiles for a few dollars per month. do u think vodafone nz will offer a similar service soon?

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http://planet3.three.com.au/mobileTV/MTV.asp

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Reply # 48844 17-Oct-2006 13:05
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True... They currently limit this to some events only. I guess they don't have a backhaul wide enough to provide business users with broadband, and consumers in general with streaming...





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  Reply # 48846 17-Oct-2006 13:21
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Probably more of a cellular RF capacity issue. There are limits as to how many concurrent users can be supported and it could chew into the broadband capacity.




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  Reply # 48856 17-Oct-2006 14:56
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all that stuff about networks not being able to handle an unlimited number of mobile tv users has already been overcome. Read this article;

http://www.eurocomms.co.uk/features/features.ehtml?o=1694

from the article;

'Essentially this will enable mass-market mobile TV services by allowing an unlimited number of users in every mobile network cell and handling of peak load situations.'

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