MobiTV To Expand Lineup, Add On-Demand Episodes
Mar 14, 2007, 2:29 PM by (staff)
MobiTV has partnered with NBC Universal to add new content and services to its streaming TV offering. Any user will have access to five new ad-supported channels featuring clips from SciFi, Bravo, USA Network, Telemundo, and mun2 (mundos). Basic level MobiTV subscribers will be able to watch a live stream of CNBC. And subscribers will also be able to download a number of English as well as Spanish TV shows on demand, including Battlestar Galactica, Monk, and a number of Telenovelas. Prices will start at $2 for a 24 hour viewing period, but may be set individually by show or carrier. MobiTV will also offer some free, ad-supported shows such as Friday Night Lights and Work Out.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
Facebook Intros A Dedicated Video Platform Called 'Watch'
Facebook hopes its new platform will entice people to consume more video content through Facebook. Facebook Watch is a place for episodic shows that will be available on mobile, on PCs, and in Facebook's TV apps.
YouTube TV to Offer Live TV for $35 Per Month
Google this week announced YouTube TV, another way to watch television content online. Google partnered with more than 40 television networks, including national and regional channels, to provide access to their shows for the YouTube generation.
AT&T Zero-Rates DirecTV Video Streaming
AT&T is allowing its DirecTV customers to access and stream DirecTV video content without impacting their data bucket. Consumers who have both AT&T and DirecTV accounts can stream movies and television shows through the DirecTV over AT&T's wireless network anywhere in the U.S.