NEW YORK—Dyle mobile TV, operated by Mobile Content Venture, will kick off its inaugural National Coffeehouse Mobile TV Tech Tour in Dallas, Texas, and Charlotte, N.C., on Nov. 4.
—Coffee House Cafe, Dallas, Texas
—Smelly Cat Coffee, Charlotte, N.C.
—Tea Drops, Kansas City, Mo.
—Drunken Monkey, Orlando, Fla.
—Tapestry Cafe, Jacksonville, Fla.
—BLOC Coffee Company, Cincinnati, Ohio
—Great Lakes Coffee, Detroit, Mich.
—Copper Star Coffee, Phoenix, Ariz.
—Coastars, West Palm Beach, Fla.
—Moloko, Miami, Fla.
The tour will span 12 cities to demonstrate live TV on Audiovox mobiletv, which is now available.
The two-week tour will feature product giveaways, demos, free coffee and more at local coffeehouses between 9 a.m. and noon on the following dates:
In addition, the tour will also make stops in Atlanta and Houston.
“We are excited to showcase the mobile TV technology that allows consumers to turn their smartphones and tablets into portable televisions without requiring 3G/4G connectivity, Internet connectivity or impacting data plans,” said Erik Moreno, co-general manager, Mobile Content Venture.
“The addition of the Audiovox mobiletv receiver allows a broader audience to enjoy local news coverage while on-the-go, and we are thrilled to demonstrate the ease and convenience of this device,” said Salil Dalvi, co-general manager.
The national tour aims to raise awareness about mobile TV, and offer local media access to the network executives leading the effort. Developed by Siano, the receiver delivers mobile TV in 38 markets, reaching 57 percent of the U.S, delivering live broadcast TV, including local and national news, sports and entertainment programming to mobile devices.
Dyle mobile TV service requires the download of the free Dyle Mobile TV App by Siano, available on Google Play and the App Store. Coverage varies in participating markets, not all stations are available in all markets.