MobiTV Now on Windows Mobile

Emeryville, Calif.-based MobiTV Inc., a developer of television and digital radio services for cellular, WiFi and broadband enabled devices, recently made its MobiTV service for Windows Mobile powered phones and devices available.

Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphones features include fullscreen viewing and a home-like electronic programming guide. It is available on devices including the Sprint 6700, Cingular 2125, Motorola Q and Palm's Treo 700w. Its service includes TV channels from content providers such as MSNBC, ABC News Now, CNN, Fox Sports, ESPN 3GTV, The Discovery Channel and The Weather Channel.

"We already support over 100 different mobile devices and are excited to offer this new version for Windows Mobile powered devices," said Ben Feinman, director of product management for MobiTV. "Windows Mobile is particularly well-suited for multimedia and the experience is amazing."

"Windows Mobile enables people to have a single device that goes beyond e-mail and can be customized to suit their active lifestyle," said James Pratt, lead product manager, Microsoft Corp. "The combination of Windows Mobile and MobiTV delivers a rich multimedia experience empowering people to take their favorite entertainment with them wherever they go."

The MobiTV service for mobile is available in the U.S. through Sprint, Cingular and Alltel; in the United Kingdom through 3 and Orange UK; to Canadian customers through Bell Canada, Rogers and TELUS Mobility; through America Movil in Latin America; and other regional carriers around the world. MobiTV can be accessed on laptops via the AT&T WiFi network. The MobiTV subscription application, uses the Handango Mobile Billing API.