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MediaFlo’s Possible Tough Going In Europe

(reg. req) We did the Qualcomm Mediaflo trial tie-up with BskyB yesterday..this explains why MediaFlo might have a tough going in Europe: “The essential problem is finding enough spectrum, with analysts such as Forrester predicting that Europe will simply have to wait until 2010/2012, when the analogue TV spectrum is due to become available following the digital switchover. This will no doubt trigger a spectrum landgrab as various applications compete, but the GSM-veteran vendor community, not to mention most of the European network operators, are positioning themselves to go with DVB-H in the analogue TV spectrum, in 2010/2012.”