MediaFLO USA, ESPN Mobile TV and NBC Sports on NBC 2Go Bring Live, Tee-to-green Video Coverage of the U.S. Open to AT&T and Verizon Wireless Phones
Award-winning FLO TV Service Offers Golf Fans 30 Hours of Live Coverage as the World’s Best Golfers Go Head-to-head in Their Attempt to Capture the National Championship at Torrey Pines, June 12-15
SAN DIEGO . — MediaFLO USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), ESPN on ESPN Mobile TV and NBC Sports on NBC 2Go will provide live video coverage of all four days of this year’s U.S. Open golf championship at Torrey Pines (June 12-15) on the award-winning FLO TV™ service. Available to AT&T subscribers as AT&T Mobile TV with FLO and to Verizon Wireless customers as V CAST Mobile TV, the service lets sports fans watch all the U.S. Open excitement unfold live on their mobile phones.
ESPN and NBC Sports on NBC 2Go will provide MediaFLO USA with 30 hours of live coverage from the U.S. Open, teeing off with the first round on Thursday, June 12 and wrapping up with the final round on Sunday, June 15. Customers can watch U.S. Open programming on AT&T Mobile TV and V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless that includes:
# Thursday, June 12
o ESPN Mobile TV (1 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 1
o NBC Sports on NBC 2Go (3 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 1
# Friday, June 13
o ESPN Mobile TV (1 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 2
o NBC Sports on NBC 2Go (3 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 2
# Saturday, June 14
o NBC Sports on NBC 2Go (4 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 3
# Sunday, June 15
o NBC Sports on NBC 2Go (3 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET) - Live coverage of round 4
*All programming is subject to change.
“We are extremely proud of the strong 2008 sports lineup provided by ESPN and NBC Sports and are thrilled to tee off the summer together with unprecedented live coverage of 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines,” said Gina Lombardi, president of MediaFLO USA. “With its stunning picture clarity, our award-winning FLO TV service is perfect for golf fans who don’t want to miss the excitement of the year’s second major event while they are out and about.”
In addition to the 2008 U.S. Open, MediaFLO USA will continue to bring sports fans an unrivaled array of high-quality sports programming from CBS, ESPN, FOX and NBC Sports on NBC 2Go throughout the year. Since launching the FLO TV service on V CAST Mobile TV with Verizon Wireless in March 2007, MediaFLO USA has delivered close to 3,000 hours of live sports coverage. MediaFLO USA also will feature several not-to-be-missed sports events throughout the summer. Stay tuned for programming details throughout the summer, or visit www.flotv.com for updates.
The FLO TV service, available to consumers as AT&T Mobile TV and V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless, features an impressive lineup of primetime, news, entertainment and children’s content from leading entertainment brands such as CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, Comedy Central, ESPN, FOX, FOX News, FOX Sports, MTV, NBC 2GO, NBC, NBC Sports, NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC, NickToons and Nickelodeon. Recent programming highlights include “CSI” (CBS Mobile), “The Hills” and “Real World: Hollywood Season 20” (MTV), “Bones” (FOX Mobile), NBC’s “30 Rock,” and more.
All programs are available to consumers through AT&T Mobile TV and V CAST Mobile TV from Verizon Wireless in 58 major metropolitan areas nationwide, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Seattle and Washington, D.C., among others. Consumers can learn more about the FLO TV service by visiting www.flotv.com, www.mediaflousa.com, www.att.com/mobiletv or www.verizonwireless.com/mobiletv, or by stopping by local AT&T stores or Verizon Wireless Communications Stores.
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