514 mln to subscribe to mobile TV by 2011

In 2011, mobile TV services will have some 514 mln subscribers worldwide, ABI Research says. Of that total, the research indicates, 460 mln will be subscribers to broadcast services. Broadcast services will have 1.5 mln subscribers by the end of 2006. In the US market, most subscribers will be enabled by the wireless carriers’ broadcast network partners, including MediaFLO (a subsidiary of Qualcomm), Aloha’s Hiwire network, and Crown Castle’s Modeo service.