ABC News offers World News Tonight, GMA to cell phone users

The news programs and other reports are now available to Sprint, Nextel and AT&T/Cingular customers through 1KTV

ABC News has begun offering several news reports and shows on demand to cell phone subscribers of Sprint, Nextel and AT&T/Cingular.

The network, which will make available “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings,” “Good Morning America” and business and entertainment reports to mobile users, is working with 1KTV, a wireless video on demand service provider.

By 2009, about 22 million people in the United States will watch mobile video content, roughly the same number with high-speed Internet access today, according to industry analysts.

With the announcement, ABC News joins FOX Sports, The Weather Channel and Variety, as 1KTV clients offering on-demand television optimized for low-bandwidth and 3G handsets.

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