Category Archives: mobile video
Mobile TV seems to be like buses – there’s nothing new for ages and then a bunch of good stories come along at once. Today we’ve gotten two interesting announcements. New Zealands Telecom is launching a mobile TV service for free (initially), while 3 has gotten together with 4th Screen, Mobix and FremantleMedia to launch pre-roll mobile TV ads on the 3 mobile portal. Continue reading
There was a heist in Central London and 40 millions pounds worth of equipment was stolen. But a man recorded parts of the robbery on his mobile phone. The video and article are here.
When I saw it I wasn’t sure if it was complete stupidity, the chance for glory or just panic video blogging that was behind the guy’s measures. You can hear and see the video move in panic when he hears the shots and by that time the guy was probably sweating in terror the gunman had seen him. Continue reading
Dilithium has announced a live video and VoD (Video on Demand) product for iPhone 3.0. The company specialises in multimedia over broadband and the mobile Web. The Dilithium Content Adapter (DCA) is designed for operators to push mobile TV to consumers. So iPhone viewers don’t need to download or install any software – they can just watch through their browser. Continue reading
IPTV specialist Envivio has announced it has a new agreement with Telemak to provide better mobile TV services for operator. Telemak provides mobile multimedia streaming for operators, and will be using Envivio services to improve its already existing mobile and web television solutions. Continue reading
I started off my conversation with the CEO of WIN Graham Rivers with a reflection on the past year. I said, WIN seemed to have been extremely quiet and the last I had heard was from a financial update, which was positive. But prior to that very little news came from WIN.
Graham mentioned that the [...]
MobiTV today claimed that more than seven million people are subscribed to its mobile television and video-on-demand service. It claims part of this success is due to a special offer worked out between the iPhone App Store and CBS Sports during the March Madness season.
MobiTV claims to be available on 350+ handsets and 20 carriers [...]
Limelight Networks today announced that it has bought Kiptronic. Limelight is a digital content publisher that follows an “any device, any time” ethos, trying to move content to an iPod as easily as it would an Xbox. It’s purchase of mobile video advertising company Kiptronic follows the launch, last month, of the Limelight mobile internet [...]