Alcatel has demonstrated first mobile TV broadcast in S band, using the future DVB-SH standard (Digital Video Broadcast from Satellite for Handhelds), currently being drafted by the DVB Project. High quality images were displayed using two antennas inside the same mobile device (Reception Antenna Diversity) and Time Interleaving to overcome fading impairement in mobility conditions.
Nokia will make new Yahoo services, such as e-mail and messaging, available on some of its handsets. It will demonstrate its latest DVB-H broascast mobile TV pilot with India's national television broadcaster Doordarshan.
Huawei is given to develop TD-SCDMA mobile phone standard independently of its partner, Siemens, which decided to merge its telecom carrier activities with Nokia.
Ericsson and Intel signed a deal to accelerate deployment of services and applications on mobile PCs.
ZTE and Shenzhen Konka (both from China) have secured footprints in the Indian market, with their respective deals with McorpGlobal (Indian distributor). ZTE will distribute its products through McorpGlobal in India, while Shenzhen Konka will to make and sell mobile phones in the country.