Nokia will start global sales of its new N92 model (which allows mobile TV broadcasts, with inbuilt DVB-H receivers) in Asia in coming weeks…it will start shipping in Vietnam and Indonesia, the company said. The company aimed to start selling the phone in the summer of 2006, but it has been waiting for the first commercial launches of networks. The phone has been used in non-commercial trials before.
Vietnam Multimedia Corporation will launch its commercial service using the DVB-H on November 18 in four towns to users of the Nokia N92 model to be launched in Vietnam this month…it plans to offer 8 TV channels, including one channel with a TV-on-demand service, and 4 radio channels.
In Finland, Nokia’s home country, network operator Digita said it will start to offer services for Nokia’s N92 users on December 1, with the DVB-H network covering mainly the Helsinki region.