Category archives for: Mobile TV

Children’s TV viewing drifts towards paid-VoD

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The 2015 Childwise Monitor, an annual report looking at children’s media consumption, shows that the equipment mix is changing. Most children have their own computer or tablet, phone, games console and television – but console, television and to an extent, phone ownership, is falling. Tablet ownership continues to grow, although it’s slowing. The major tablet ownership increase is among younger […]

Google mobile service

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Google is planning to start an MVNO business on T-Mobile US or Sprint’s network. Reports in the US claim the project codenamed Nova and headed by Google Executive Nick Fox, is set to launch this year. The WSJ reported Google has already struck deals with both Sprint and TMUS to buy wholesale access to the third and fourth largest mobile […]

Boeing to support Chinese mobile multimedia

US broadcast station owner New York Broadband has selected Boeing Satellite Systems International for negotiation of a contract to build a new high-powered L-band satellite that will support mobile multimedia services to China and other Asian markets planned by CMMB Vision of Hong Kong. New York Broadband (NYBB) recently acquired the AsiaStar satellite, located at 105 degrees East orbital, and […]

Multi-platform Oz tennis from Seven

Australia’s Seven Network has launched its coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne with the choice of live coverage of the tournament across two channels – Channel 7 and 7TWO – with the Channel 7 coverage switching to 7mate at 6pm for the hour of news and public affairs. The launch of the PLUS 7 HBBtv service on […]

US mobile entertainment tops $9bn in 2014

Americans are now spending almost as much on smartphone and tablet entertainment as at the box office. In 2014, SNL Kagan estimates mobile entertainment generated $9.14 billion in revenue, fast approaching the roughly $10 billion per year the box office generates from ticket sales. The combined revenue from mobile games, video, music and location-based services (LBS) has grown at a […]

Czech Republic: nangu.TV for T-Mobile OTT

nangu.TV, the media platform provider for IPTV and OTT services, further expanded its relationship with major telecoms operator T-Mobile Czech Republic. A nangu.TV customer for several years, T-Mobile CZ is now using the company’s Media Platform to provide OTT mobile TV services for its customer base. To access the service, T-Mobile CZ users simply download the application in the App […]

MobiTV to power Japan’s TV Bank

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MobiTV, a global player in enabling delivery of live and on-demand TV everywhere, and TV Bank, a live video distribution system and video provider for connected devices in Japan, have announced a partnership to leverage MobiTV’s software-based platform and NetDVR (nDVR) technology to extend TV services across screens. The service, launching this fall, will enable a robust entertainment experience on […]

ITV Player on Amazon Fire

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has revealed that the ITV Player app is now available on Amazon Fire tablets. The app will enable viewers to access their favourite ITV programmes on the move, and is now available to download for free from the Amazon Appstore. The ITV Player app allows users to watch ITV’s channels live as well as access the […]

GS Group and Tricolor TV introduce television tablet

The GS Group investment and industry holding company has announced the launch of the first tablet computer designed for viewing satellite television Tricolor TV. The tablet features preinstalled specialised software that allows subscribers from the largest Russian satellite operator to have television viewing access from anywhere in their household with Wi-Fi signal reception. This technological solution, developed by the holding […]

NOW TV on Vodafone

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Vodafone is to offer BSkyB’s NOW TV services to its mobile customers. Subscribers to its Red 4G bundle will get access to shows on the NOW TV pay-as-you-go service. These include TV box sets and 13 entertainment channels such as Sky One and Sky Atlantic. Vodafone already offers Sky Sports to its mobile customers through a previous deal, as well […]

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