A No-Go for FLO TV

Spangler, Todd
October 2010
Multichannel News;10/11/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 38, p22
The article reports on the decision of Qualcomm Inc. to stop selling FLO television (TV) direct-to-consumer devices but will maintain the service for the existing customers in the U.S. through 2011.


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