Asian Mobile Broadcasting Satellite Launched

A satellite built to deliver digital audio and video services to portable devices in Japan and South Korea was launched early Saturday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, satellite owner Mobile Broadcasting said today..

The craft will be used to deliver a multichannel audio and video service to subscribers using portable terminals. MBCO is expected to provide around 70 channels to Japan while TU Media, in which SK Telecom Corp. is a major shareholder, is expected to offer around 40 channels to South Korea….

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