Place-Shifting Gets Noticed by Networks

Smith, Brad
March 2006
Wireless Week;3/15/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses the use of carrier networks as pipelines of several start-up companies in the wireless industry in the U.S. Interest of companies in pushing television content to mobile phones; Megabytes used by an average laptop user with a broadband fixed connection; Features of Slingbox, a device from Sling Media that can send content from a home television to a remote device.


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