TITLE

Qualcomm to Spin Off MediaFLO?

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/6/2008, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the possible spinoff of Qualcomm's mobile television (TV) subsidiary, MediaFLO. Qualcomm, which has committed $800 million to its U.S. mobile TV network, in February 2009 hired TV veteran Neville Meijers as the new senior vice president and general manager for MediaFLO Technologies. Qualcomm is also one of the major participants in the U.S. auction of radio spectrum being surrendered by TV stations in the U.S.' switchover to digital TV, so it has an opportunity to enhance MediaFLO's bandwidth and value.
ACCESSION #
36876082

 

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