MobiTV and Intel® Collaborate to Offer Live TV to Notebook and Mobile Internet Device Users
MobiTV, Inc., the global leader in mobile and broadband television and music services, today announced a cooperation agreement with Intel Corporation. The two companies have agreed to work together to optimize the personal computing version of the MobiTV® service for use on Intel® Centrino® processor technology notebooks, Ultra Mobile Personal Computers (UMPCs) and Mobile Internet Devices (MID).
“We are pleased to announce this collaboration with Intel to deliver a live television service optimized for Intel Notebooks and the new category of Mobile Internet Devices,” said Ray DeRenzo, vice president of business development for MobiTV. “MobiTV and Intel will work with the OEMs to deliver a true out-of-the-box television experience.”
The MID is an exciting new category of devices offering consumers a unique mobile form factor, persistent Internet connectivity, and access to a rich and compelling set of personalized entertainment and productivity applications.
“MobiTV is a welcome addition to the mobile Internet ecosystem,” said Rob DeLine, director of marketing for Intel’s Ultra Mobile Group. “Combining Intel’s mobile hardware technology leadership with the recognized leader in mobile television will ensure the best possible TV experience on notebooks, UMPCs and MIDs.”
In 2007 Intel and MobiTV will work to develop, sell and distribute the MobiTV services, which are optimized for interoperability with Intel Architecture-based notebooks, UMPCs and MIDs. The two companies expect to work on next generation platforms and services to personalize and improve the user experience.
MobiTV, Inc. (www.mobitv.com) is the leading provider and platform for content delivery over mobile and broadband networks. MobiTV offers live television, premium programming, video-on-demand, satellite and digital radio services from the top networks, labels and cable providers to more than two million subscribers worldwide. Founded in 1999, MobiTV is a privately held company headquartered in Emeryville, CA.
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