Nine Mobile TV Firms to Watch

Red Herring’s latest print issue (well, actually, two issues prior to the latest one, but online now) has a decent story on mobile TV and the players, and also has a list of what it considers the top nine firms to watch out for. The nine companies:
DIBcom: fabless semiconductor company that enable low-power mobile and portable TV reception: Palaiseau, France
Frontier Silicon: a fabless chip company which says its mobile TV chips and hardware consume less power and are smaller than those made by competitors: Hertfordshire, U.K.
IceMobile: IceMobile recently launched its VideoCall2TV technology and formats that allow viewers to make a video call from their 3G to a TV program and participate in the show with live spontaneous performances: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Microvision: Microvision, which already makes wearable displays for industrial and military use, is positioning itself to move into the consumer space by partnering with other equipment manufacturers: Bothell, WA
MobiTV: Mobile video aggregator: Emeryville, CA
Mobix Interactive: Mobix Interactive retrofits existing TV programming such as Fashion TV for mobile phones, creates original video content, and broadcasts live TV like rock concerts to mobile phones: London SW U.K.
OnTimetek: OnTimetek specializes in mobile streaming platforms, including DMB encoders and receivers: Kyungi-Do, South Korea
Sling Media: Slingbox redirects a TV stream from a cable box, satellite receiver, or DVR in a consumer’s home to an Internet-connected PC and mobile: San Mateo, CA
The Mobile Media Company: Mobile Media enables mobile broadcasters and content owners to launch, manage, and control their own mobile video portals offering live TV, streamed video, and downloadable on-demand clips: Oslo, Norway
Also read the accompanying story, “Will Mobile TV Be a Turn-On?