WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nov 19, 2010 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Anne Schelle, Executive Director of the Open Mobile Video Coalition, today issued this statement regarding the Mobile Content Venture:
"The Open Mobile Video Coalition, which represents nearly 900 broadcast TV stations through America, enthusiastically supports today's announcement by the Mobile Content Venture as a vital next step for the broad deployment of Mobile Digital TV for viewers. MCV's plans clearly show their intent to initiate Mobile DTV service in markets throughout the country. After years of refining the Mobile DTV standard, perfecting the technological aspects of the service and learning what consumers want to see on Mobile DTV, the industry is ready to provide the a true Mobile DTV service. Consumers have said time and again that they want to watch a variety of programming on-the-go, including live local news, sports, with access to emergency announcements and their favorite entertainment programs. Today's announcement by MCV is a significant step in that direction."
Details of the Mobile Content Venture announcement can be found here: http://lnk.nu/prnewswire.com/1h69.html.