Recent studies show that being able to view news and other media contents on the move from the mobile phone has a value in many situations. Users’ preferences for the different uses of mobile TV are being studied from various viewpoints. Mobile TV has been studied, for example, by users’ content choices, viewing context and viewing times and video quality requirements. However, one of the biggest problems in the mobile TV use is the quality of reception. In the long run, it will be crucial to discover what kind of distribution technologies will best suit mobile media and different use contexts. Are there any significant quality differences between certain distribution methods? And if so, how does this affect to mobile TV use? This paper examines different mobile delivery technologies based on a series of experimentation. The data is based on ongoing empirical research in Finland in 2006-2007. The tested mobile TV services included both news and entertainment contents, and were tested in 3G, DVB-H and W-Lan networks.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 4th international conference on mobile technology, applications, and systems, Mobility '07|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery ACM|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|
|MoE publication type||A4 Article in a conference publication|
|Event||4th international conference on mobile technology, applications, and systems, Mobility '07 - Singapore, Singapore|
Duration: 10 Sep 2007 → 12 Sep 2007
|Conference||4th international conference on mobile technology, applications, and systems, Mobility '07|
|Abbreviated title||Mobility '07|
|Period||10/09/07 → 12/09/07|
- Mobile TV
- user experiences
Oksman, V., Tammela, A., & Kivinen, T. (2007). A TV in the Pocket - An Experimentation with Mobile TV Technologies: 3G, DVB-H and Podcasting. In Proceedings of the 4th international conference on mobile technology, applications, and systems, Mobility '07 (pp. 515-520). Association for Computing Machinery ACM.