MobiTV Deploys Live Mobile Television on BlackBerry Smartphones
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MobiTV Service Extended to BlackBerry Pearl 8130 Smartphone LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERNATIONAL CES -- MobiTV, Inc., the leader in mobile and broadband entertainment services today announced the availability of its mobile television application on the BlackBerry(R) Pearl 8130 smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM). The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 runs on CDMA and high-speed EV-DO networks, enabling MobiTV to provide the broadest selection of live TV and other video and music content for mobile users. "We are excited to offer our award-winning mobile television service to BlackBerry customers on the BlackBerry Pearl 8130," said Paul Scanlan, president and co-founder of MobiTV. "This announcement furthers our goal of providing our innovative services to mobile users around the world, making our television and radio products available on more than 250 different mobile devices." The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 is an impressive communications and multimedia Smartphone. The availability of the MobiTV and its while-labeled products marks the first time that a full mobile TV application has been available on a BlackBerry device. MobiTV, the mobile television solution that powers Sprint TV(TM) for Sprint and Axcess TV(TM) for Alltel, is the only mobile television application equipped to run on any wireless network, over any operating system, for more than 20 wireless providers, worldwide. Blackberry 8130 users can purchase MobiTV through their wireless provider, by visiting www.handango.com, or by selecting their device at www.mobitv.com and completing a purchase through the Handango(TM) shopping cart. "MobiTV consistently appears in our best sellers list in the quarterly Handango Yardstick, and the application has earned numerous honors from Handango for quality and innovation," said Monica Hamilton, vice president of content at Handango. "We look forward to seeing improved sales results now that we are able to offer this product to BlackBerry users." RIM will feature MobiTV as a key application partner at its booth (#30333 South Hall 3) at the Consumer Electronics Show 2008. About MobiTV As the leader in mobile and broadband entertainment services, MobiTV is driving the convergence of mobile, content and technology; delivering live television, premium and primetime programming, video-on-demand, satellite and digital music services from the top broadcast and cable television networks and major music labels to millions of global users. Founded in 1999, MobiTV is a privately held company headquartered in Emeryville, CA. (www.mobitv.com). About Handango Handango(TM) is the leading provider of smartphone content globally. Leveraging its network of more than 16,000 content partners and its vast distribution network, Handango seamlessly delivers the smartphone marketplace to millions of consumers on the Web and from the device. Handango's market- leading content delivery platform, Handango AMPP, is the platform of choice for numerous mobile industry leaders including Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung, HP, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T and AOL. By delivering intuitive and compelling consumer experiences, Handango has become the trusted source for millions of smartphone users around the world. For more information, visit http://corp.handango.com. MobiTV and the MobiTV logo are trademarks, service marks, and/or registered trademarks of MobiTV, Inc. in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, service marks, and product names used herein are the property of their respective owners. The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited. SOURCE MobiTV, Inc. Nicole Rodrigues of MobiTV, Inc., +1-510-305-9881, firstname.lastname@example.org
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