Over the weekend I received into my inbox the latest edition of the 3g.co.uk newsletter and it goes to prove what a large media/advertising event the World Cup is. LG are using the opportunity to trial 400 of their v9000 handsets which look very similar to the u900 reported about back in March .
The major difference between the two phones though appears to be the technology they are using for the Digital TV broadcasting. Whereas the u900 uses DVB-H. The article in 3g.co.uk newsletter talks of Terrestial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting or TDMB. Quote: “DMB technology enables users to watch terrestrial broadcasts of the best image quality and talk on the phone simultaneously… see 3g.co.uk for the full article
LG are creating some quite smart mobile TV handsets recently and forging ahead. It seems that in the UK we are quite slow to be adopting this as a technology with none of the mobile operators seeming to be in any rush to tie up any deals with broadcast companies to get this technology out there.
Picture courtesy of infosyncworld.com. Theres a bit more on the LGv9000 on infosyncworld.com including more pictures