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KOMO’s new MyDTV app allows you to watch TV on the go

Watching live TV on a tablet or smart phone can be a big drain on your wireless data plan if you are not using Wi-Fi. Fisher Communications is looking to change all that make TV free for iPad and iPhone

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Harris Unveils Next-Generation ATSC Mobile DTV Launch Kit

Solution supports Mobile500 Alliance business model while helping broadcasters get on the air quickly.

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CES 2012 – The Mobile TV Slant

Mobile TV World By James Doyle, 1/14/12 The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show had a little bit of everything – from Microsoft’s sexy new Ultrabooks to Justin Bieber plugging a dancing robot. Fear that the geek’s version of Disney Land

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The Mobile500 Alliance to launch new mobile TV service this summer

The annual NAB Show always dazzles attendees with the latest broadcast innovations and gadgets, and this year was no exception.  The growing adoption of mobile television took center stage at this year’s show, with many vendors demonstrating new consumer devices

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Mobile500 Alliance to Demonstrate Second Generation Mobile Digital Television Application at the 2012 NAB Show

Enhanced End to End Solution Enables Mobile500 Partner Broadcast Stations to Monetize Mobile Digital TV LAS VEGAS – April 10, 2012 – The Mobile500 Alliance, an alliance of leading television broadcasters seeking to develop strong partnerships to accelerate the nationwide

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NAB 2012 Coverage: Colleen Brown and Brian McHale interview

Phil Kurz, Broadcast Engineering Online Editor, talks with Colleen Brown and Brian McHale, Fisher Communications about Mobile 500 Alliance, Twitter interface, interactivity, and broadcasting to all screens.

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Mobile500 Alliance Demonstrates First Complete Mobile Digital TV Consumer Product

Product features include interactive advertising, audience measurement, social media integration and closed captioning. LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — This week at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, the Mobile500 Alliance, a broadcast consortium comprised of 50

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Four More Public Television Stations Join Mobile500 Alliance

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – The Mobile500 Alliance has welcomed four new public television licensees into its membership. WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, Public Broadcasting Atlanta, and New Mexico PBS are the latest non-commercial stations to join the Mobile500 Alliance, which

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Mobile DTV Demonstrates Progress At CES

Broadcaster-owned MCV and Mobile500 showed devices and apps that they say consumers may use to receive their broadcast-based mobile services later this year. But neither had a launch date or particulars about programming. Meanwhile, Syncbak demonstrated its authentication technology designed

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Broadcasters Enter New Phase in Mobile Digital TV Push

PCWorld By Stephen Lawson, 1/12/12 A mobile TV effort by local broadcasters in the U.S. is entering a new phase, with two large groups of stations showcasing new partnerships at the International Consumer Electronics Show, but the initiative still faces

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