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China Satellite Mobile selects EchoStar affiliate CMB Satellite for the China Mobile Video Project

China Satellite Mobile Broadcast Limited (CSM), a company held under the Wireless Bureau of China's State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (SARFT), has announced that it has selected China Mobile Broadcasting Satellite (CMBSat), a Hong Kong-based affiliate of EchoStar, as the primary provider of S-band satellite capacity for China's mobile video project.

On Oct. 24, 2006, SARFT announced that STiMi, the Chinese multimedia mobile broadcasting (CMMB) standard developed by the CMMB Work Group, had been approved for channel transmission of mobile video broadcasting. The selection of satellite capacity from CMBSat marks an important milestone in the project.

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