Monday, August 01, 2005

Delphi India ties-up with WorldSpace

Delphi Corporation, an automotive systems and components manufacturing brand, announced its strrategic tie-up with WorldSpace Inc., the global satellite radio broadcaster, to make mobile satellite radio available in India for the first time. The two brands will launch and market Delphi-WorldSpace Mobile Satellite Audio receivers in India, and subsequently plan to expand the product's availability into China. The product is expected to be available in the Indian market in the first half of 2006. According to the agreement Delphi is expected to provide hardware that will deliver uninterrupted access to the WorldSpace satellite radio network, which provides more than 35 radio stations across India. Digital satellite programming offered by WorldSpace includes a combination of news, sports, music, brand name content and education programming developed by WorldSpace or provided through sources such as BBC and CNN International.