MobiTV, Inc. Platform Delivers More Than 88 Million Minutes of Live World Cup Action
EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ — Demonstrating the strength of its mobile media platform to deliver live events, MobiTV, Inc., has streamed more than 88 million minutes of World Cup coverage of the global tournament through July 2, with the last semifinal game and final match still to come. That number is equivalent to one viewer spending 61,111 consecutive days in front of the TV.
MobiTV, Inc.’s technology platform delivers more than 1,200 live sporting events per year. World Cup, currently airing on ESPN Mobile TV, is MobiTV’s highest performing live event to date.
“Our performance in delivering a global event like World Cup to millions of subscribers is a testament to the strength of our technology platform, and our commitment to delivering a reliable, compelling experience to viewers,” said Kay Johansson, Chief Technology Officer, MobiTV, Inc. “With smartphones and wireless networks only getting better, we will continue working with our content and carrier partners to expand the possibilities of mobile media delivery.”
MobiTV streamed more than two billion minutes of mobile media content last year, and is on pace to shatter that total this year. Beyond demonstrated strength in supporting such content volume, MobiTV’s technology platform has proven its flexibility, operating across more than 250 devices, all four major U.S. wireless carriers and every major mobile operating system, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry OS, Windows Mobile, Web OS and more.
About MobiTV, Inc.
MobiTV, Inc.’s technology was the first to bring live TV to mobile devices, and the company is driven by a passion for delivering personalized, engaging and relevant mobile media experiences to millions of subscribers. Our deep relationships with wireless operators enable consumers to receive top-tier content from brands like NBC, ESPN, Disney, CBS, Warner Music and many more. MobiTV, Inc. applications, available on hundreds of handsets and compatible with nearly every mobile operating system, are powered by an industry-exclusive technology platform that can be deployed by wireless operators or hosted by MobiTV, Inc.
Founded in 1999, MobiTV, Inc. is a privately-held company with headquarters in Emeryville, Calif. For more information about MobiTV managed end-to-end services and hosted content delivery technology and solutions, please visit: www.mobitv.com/technology/. To learn more about MobiTV applications and services, go to: www.mobitv.com/products/apps/tv/. To learn more about MobiTV mobile music products and services, go to: www.mobitv.com/products/apps/radio/
MobiTV and the MobiTV logo are trademarks, service marks, and/or registered trademarks of MobiTV, Inc. in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, service marks, and product names used herein are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE MobiTV, Inc.