CABA Information Series

IS-2008-151: No Way to Regulate: Mobile TV in Europe

This report from Parks Associates considers the pros and cons of public regulation of radio spectrum technology.  It notes the success of GSM as a unified cell network mandated in Europe, while explaining the challenges of a uniform 3G (cellular data network) and DVB-H (TV to cell phones and PDAs).  DVB-H is termed a mistake because of the difficulty of offering roaming services with broadcasts in the user’s language.






















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