MOBITV ANNOUNCES IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY OF ITS MOBILE TELEVISION SERVICE ON THE WINDOWS MOBILE PLATFORM
MobiTV Enables Consumers to Watch Live and Made-For-Mobile Television Content on Windows Mobile Powered Devices (including the Sprint 6700, Cingular 2125, Motorola Q and Palm’s Treo 700w).
EMERYVILLE, CA – June 29, 2006 – MobiTV, Inc., the global leader in television and digital radio services for cellular, WiFi and broadband enabled devices, today announced the immediate availability of the MobiTV® service for Windows Mobile powered phones and devices. Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphones feature full-screen viewing, a home-like electronic programming guide and much more."We already support over 100 different mobile devices and are excited to offer this new version for Windows Mobile powered devices," said Ben Feinman, director of product management for MobiTV. "Windows Mobile is particularly well-suited for multimedia and the experience is amazing. We think everyone needs to see it to believe it.""Windows Mobile enables people to have a single device that goes beyond email and can be customized to suit their active lifestyle," said James Pratt, lead product manager, Microsoft Corporation. "The combination of Windows Mobile and MobiTV delivers a rich multimedia experience empowering people to take their favorite entertainment with them wherever they go.""At Handango, our customers expect to find the latest and greatest mobile content for their devices, which is what our exclusive release of MobiTV’s Windows Mobile applications provide," said Randy Eisenman, president and chief executive officer of Handango. "The MobiTV subscription application, which utilizes the Handango Mobile Billing API, is a great way to stay entertained while on the go. We are excited to partner closely with MobiTV by powering its storefront with the Handango Commerce Engine, as well as providing our customers with yet another outstanding Windows Mobile product."