Rus News Journal

The TV in phone

Yesterday within the limits of an exhibition Communication - Ekspokomm 2004 the Moscow division of the cellular company the Megaphone has presented new service - mobile television which it is quite possible to name service of the third generation. She allows subscribers to accept and look through on the screen of a cellular tube in a mode of real time television channels. Now the mobile television works in a test mode and allows to look through two channels - RBC - TV and Rambler - TV. Phone supporting technology of high-speed data transmission GPRS is necessary For access to service. Till the end of May in territory of the Moscow licence zone the Megaphone intend to start mobile television in commercial operation. The operator will not raise a payment for the traffic from users of mobile television. Service will be given bezlimitno for $15 - 22 in a month. In the Megaphone Hope that till the end of the year to mobile television it will be connected about 10 thousand subscribers.
according to the first vice-president Mobile telesystems Michael Susova`s (MTS), to 2006 - to 2007 of free subscribers for the cellular companies in Russia practically does not remain, quantitative growth of the market will end: In these conditions quality of vocal services of operators will be identical, and the tariff competition becomes pernicious for all participants of the market. Therefore the further development becomes possible basically at the expense of additional not vocal services . According to the first deputy of the commercial director capital the Megaphone Sergey Besheva, till the end of this year the company hopes to increase a share of incomes of not vocal services to 20 % from total amount.