OMVC, Ion Media Present Mobile TV on Capital Hill

By Andrew Gauthier 

TV Technology

The array of new television services possible through implementation of mobile DTV was demonstrated to members of Congress and Administration officials at a special Capitol Hill event on July 28. The event also marked last months transition to digital-only transmission by the nations full power telecasters.

The Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC), ION Media Networks and area broadcasters previewed the launch of mobile television services and also demonstrated the latest advances in HDTV and off-air transmission of multiple services to viewers at home.

“Much of the transition has been about keeping people’s analog televisions from going dark,” said Brandon Burgess, chairman and CEO of ION Media Networks. “Now, its time to showcase the great new services made possible by DTV.” More…