TITLE

Vodacom scores World Cup on S. Africans' cell phones

AUTHOR(S)
De Jager, Christelle
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/23/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 37, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the local broadcasting of the World Cup soccer which will be on June 9, 2006 in Germany over cell phones. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has granted leading cell phone operator Vodacom a license to test its digital video broadcasting handheld technology during the monthlong soccer event. According to COO Pieter Uys, Vodacom has been preparing to enter the local pay television market with cell phones that double as television decoders.
ACCESSION #
21047870

 

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