Don UMTS and 3G technologies already provide mobile television services?
[up] They do, using the MBMS elements in the UMTS specifications. However, a telecommunications system, even one implementing a multicast element such as MBMS, is fundamentally a symmetrical bi-directional system, i.e. one-to-one. Thus, networks can easily become overloaded when they implement broadcast services such as video – particularly if they prove popular.
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- Don UMTS and 3G technologies already provide mobile television services?