ESPN and MobiTVR Bring Made-For-Mobile Video Content to Sports Fans
July 8, 2005
MobiTV and ESPN announced that video content from ESPN is now available to mobile phones via MobiTV. Fans with the MobiTV service can now view regularly updated ESPN content - selected and edited specifically for the mobile viewer - including sports news, fantasy sports updates, college sports, X Games highlights, and ESPN original content anytime, anywhere on their mobile phones.
"ESPN's mission is to serve fans anytime, anywhere, and expanding our reach among the fast-growing mobile audience is key to achieving that goal," said Manish Jha, senior vice president and general manager, ESPN Mobile. "Working with MobiTV to bring updated sports content to fans on a daily basis is an exciting development for our team and for the fans."
"We are proud to offer our subscriber base the best sports programming on mobile television," said Phillip Alvelda, CEO and chairman of MobiTV, Inc. "ESPN's content is yet one more example of MobiTV's commitment to providing our subscribers with the best programming and providing our content partners with a ground-breaking platform to reach their viewers."
MobiTV is the most popular mobile television service in the market today, providing subscribers a variety of the best news, sports, and entertainment programming. U.S. customers can purchase MobiTV through Sprint PCS, Cingular and other regional carriers. The service is available on a wide range of phones, and on the new 3G wireless networks offers customers a near broadcast-quality viewing experience.