Garmin brings mobile TV to Italian drivers



Garmin brings mobile TV to Italian drivers
Garmin today announced the nuvi 900T, a personal navigation device (PND) that combines navigation features with DVB-H mobile television. The device is being co-branded with wireless carrier 3 Italia - the Hutchison Whampoa Group's Mobile Media Company - and will be available exclusively in Italy in July 2008.

Using the DVB-H format, video TV content is provided exclusively by La3 TV, the Mobile Digital TV provider of 3 Italia. Each unit comes with a six-month free subscription to La3 TV content as well as access to pay per view offerings. 3 Italia's Digital Mobile TV customers can watch news, sports, movies and entertainment content through an array of digital channels, including Sky, Mediaset, Rai and the "in-house" produced channels La3 Live and La3 Sport.

The nuvi 900T features a 4.3-inch WQVGA color touch screen display. Users can also play MP3 audio files, audio books from Audible.com, and pre-loaded games. The nuvi 900T boasts front-firing stereo speakers, Bluetooth for hands-free calls and a removable lithium-ion battery.
The price of the nuvi 900T has not been disclosed at this stage.

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Garmin brings mobile TV to Italian drivers

Tuesday, March 4th 2008


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