XM purchased WCS Wireless, a small wireless company that owns licenses to frequency bands close to XMs own satellite radio band. This partnership, writes DesignTechnica, is seen as a way " to expand into 'a variety of multimedia subscription services,' including video and data offerings, which would be transmitted over the WCS frequencies. Quite clearly XM is working on something more than just audio at this point and an always on Satellite connection to a live video feed will make cellphone video and Video-on-Demand quite a bit more feasible.

XM Acquires Wireless Firm [DesignTechnica]

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