Belkin Rolls Out Dyle Mobile TV Receiver

Devices announced at 2013 CES May 15, 2013
PLAYA VISTA, CALIF. –Belkin announced the availability of its receiver accessory for Dyle mobile TV. The peripheral—the F5L110— enables reception of live over-the-air TV content on an Apple iPhones and iPads when synced with the Dyle TV app—without an Internet connection.

“While mobile broadcast technology has been around for a while, the Belkin receiver accessory with Dyle mobile TV enables consumers to receive local broadcast television on a device they already own,” said Nate Kraft, director of product management at Belkin. “It’s plug-and-play simplicity, with no wireless data limits or the need for Wi-Fi.”

Belkin announced its intention to make Dyle receivers and demonstrated a prototype at the January Consumer Electronics Show. The resulting F5L110 weighs less than six ounces and is less half the size of a deck of cards. It plugs into the iPhone or iPad 30-pin connector and has an extendible, flexible titanium antenna. The Dyle TV app, currently is available for free in the App Store. The Dyle TV app features a channel guide that shows the user which local stations are available in each market.

Belkin said the F5L110 retails for $129.99 and will be available today at Belkin.com and Amazon.com, and comes with a neoprene carrying case. It notes that “Dyle mobile TV services are available immediately without a subscription fee, which is subject to change at any time (coverage varies in participating markets, not all stations are available in all markets).”

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