Crown Castle signs deal to use SES AMERICOM Ku-band satellite
May 6, 2005
Houston-based Crown Castle Mobile Media has signed an agreement with SES AMERICOM to enable the delivery of live television to a wide range of mobile handheld devices.
As part of the arrangement, Crown Castle Mobile Media has leased Ku-band capacity aboard SES AMERICOM's AMC-9 satellite to reach satellite receivers across a planned digital video broadcast – handheld (DVB-H) network designed to broadcast live television to mobile phones and other communications devices.
Crown Castle Mobile Media will use SES AMERICOM's AMC-9 satellite to distribute programming to its nationwide network.
For more information, visit www.crowncastle.com and www.ses-americom.com.
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