Telegent Systems Powers Free-to-Air Mobile TV in Konka Handsets



    
    Konka Utilizes Telegent's TLG1100 to Deliver Live, Familiar Television
    Programming to Mobile Phones
    

    BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 11 /CNW/ -- Telegent Systems, the company that
makes television mobile with its high-performance single-chip mobile TV
solutions, and Konka Group, a leading Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones
and television sets, announced that they have teamed to deliver mobile
handsets with free-to-air TV.  Konka's handsets are set to ship globally
during the second quarter of 2008 and will allow consumers to receive the
live, familiar television programming that they normally view at home while
they are on the go.
    Konka's mobile TV handset feature is powered by the TLG1100, a
high-performance single-chip mobile TV receiver from Telegent Systems.  The
TLG1100 supports NTSC, PAL and worldwide FM broadcast standards and is
designed specifically for mobile environments, delivering a high quality
picture that remains stable at high speeds of up to 430 km/h.  The chip also
achieves ultra-low power consumption, enabling multiple hours of continuous
viewing time.
    "We are impressed with the performance and fast time to market of the
free-to-air mobile TV feature," said Hongtao Li, CEO of Konka's Mobile Phone
Division.  "The picture quality and long battery lifetime provide consumers
with a positive viewing experience and allow us to differentiate our handsets
and meet consumer demand."
    "We have seen strong consumer interest in free-to-air mobile TV around
the world, especially in emerging markets," said Weijie Yun, president & CEO
of Telegent Systems.  "We are delighted to partner with an internationally
recognized handset and television brand such as Konka to bring these solutions
to market."
    
    About Konka Group
    
    Established in 1980, Konka Group is a consumer electronics enterprise
with reliable quality and a high reputation, especially in the fields of TV
sets and mobile phones. With three world-class R&D centers in China and one in
the USA, Konka is successful in developing a series of next generation
electronics and telecommunications products with high market adaptability and
competitiveness, including Combo TV, Digital TV, LCDTV, and Plasma screens.
Konka has fifteen production lines handling GSM, CDMA, 3G and dual model
phones and a full set of advanced facilities covering SMT, plastic injection,
tooling, testing and assembly.  While increasing its market share
domestically, Konka is dedicated to provide top quality products to global
customers with prime quality, competitive price and superior service.  For
more information, please visit http://www.konka.com.
    
    About Telegent Systems, Inc.
    
    Telegent Systems is a leading fabless CMOS semiconductor company
providing high performance, single-chip solutions enabling free-to-air and
pay-per-view mobile TV in mobile handsets, portable devices and consumer
electronics. Telegent's solutions make television mobile, delivering both
analog and digital broadcast reception with unparalleled sensitivity and
picture quality in mobile environments, ultra-low power consumption and the
highest integration simplifying mobile device design and manufacture. 
Telegent Systems has its US headquarters in Sunnyvale, California and a
subsidiary in China.  For more information, visit http://www.telegent.com.
    Telegent Systems and the Telegent Systems logo are trademarks of Telegent
Systems. Other company names and trademarks are trademarks of their respective
companies.




For further information:

For further information: Roberta Silverstein of MediaBridge PR, 
+1-408-416-6501, rsilverstein@mbipr.com, for Telegent Systems; or Julie Walsh 
of Babel PR for Telegent (Europe), +44-20-7434-5550, Telegent@babelpr.com; or 
Fan Donghua of Overseas Marketing Dep., 0086-755-26608866-6695, 
fandonghua@konka.com, for Konka Web Site: http://www.telegent.com            
     http://www.konka.com

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