By Vineetha Menon
Partners with Nokia Siemens Networks to become the first operator in the world to commercially deploy DVB-H SCP technology
Qatar Telecom has partnered with Nokia Siemens Networks to provide subscribers with an enhanced mobile TV experience by adopting the Digital Video Broadcasting Handheld (DVB-H) solution and OMA BCast Smart Card Profile (SCP).SCP allows mobile operators to integrate management rights for Mobile TV broadcast content, provided via DVB-H, into their existing infrastructure.
Qtel will be the first operator anywhere in the world to commercially deploy DVB-H SCP.
“This agreement opens a historic new chapter for entertainment and connectivity in Qatar,” commented Adel Al Mutawa, Executive Director of Group Communications, Qtel.
“This pioneering partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks will deliver a world-class mobile experience for our customers, providing them with the highest quality broadcasts directly to their phones,” Al Mutawa added.