Watch ICO Launch A Satellite Into Space; It Will Deliver Mobile Video And Other Services

This afternoon you can watch a satellite launch into space that will ultimately provide interactive media services, such as navigation, roadside assistance and the mobile video. ICO Global Communications is expected to launch the $500 million satellite into space today between 4:12 and 5:12 p.m. EST at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Watch it here. RCR reports today that while other companies are delivering mobile video to mobile phones, ICO is going after a different niche — larger screens like laptops and TV screens in cars. The service can deliver up to 15 channels of content. ICO has been testing the technology in Las Vegas and Raleigh, N.C., and will launch trials with its new satellite by late summer. The company