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    Sofia Digital announces mobile digitext for DVB-H in MIPTV/Milia

    Helsinki, Finland, March 29th, 2006

    Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext is a solution for bringing digital teletext services in mobile TV. The product is ideal for mobile TV channels who wish to bring interactive teletext services for their viewers. Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext can utilize existing digital teletext or web content and services. Rollout for mobile digitext services is fast and easy for TV channels.

    Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext service is sent to mobile TV terminal as DVB-H filecast. It uses cellular networks as the return-channel. Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext is designed to operate on DVB-H standard.
     
    "Mobile TV markets are emerging and growing. We believe that in this phase it is essential to be able to give mobile TV viewers a good run for their money when they first try mobile TV out. If a channel is able to provide value-added services in addition to their appealing content, it provides a richer mobile viewing experience and new business opportunities for broadcasters and network operators" comments Mr. Olli Väätäinen, CEO of Sofia Digital. "We consider mobile TV a very important sector for us and we are committed in bringing more solutions for mobile platforms in the future as well."
     
    Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext is fully compatible with Sofia Digital Backstage product family. It includes tools for managing the mobile digitext services, authoring and editing the content and interfaces for content repositories already in use.

    Sofia Backstage Mobile Digitext can be seen in MIPTV/Milia in Cannes, France, 3-7 April, on Nokia's stand G3.02. Please contact us to arrange a demonstration: milia @ sofiadigital.com.
     
    DVB-H is a mobile TV technology, which is supported by the key players in the industry, including Nokia, Motorola, LG Electronics, Sony Ericsson and Texas Istruments.

    Sofia Digital provides broadcasters and operators the definite solutions for creating and delivering digital TV content and interactive services on Set-Top-Boxes and Mobile Phones.

    More information:
    Sofia Digital

    Mr. Hannu Anttila,
    Vice President, Business Development
    email: hannu.anttila @ sofiadigital.com

    Mr. Mika Kanerva
    CTO
    email: mika.kanerva @ sofiadigital.com

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