In stark contrast to an earlier column they ran about how mobile TV adoption will be slow, BusinessWeek changed their mind.
That’s probably too strong a statement. But in this latest piece, all it took was for BusinessWeek to get their hands on a couple of the new broadcast-TV-capable cellphones that Verizon and Modeo are peddling lately.
As we’ve mentioned before, broadcast mobile TV looks about a zillion times better than the streamed (and choppy) clips that have been available for several years now on cellphones. It’s a striking difference, and we can understand BusinessWeek‘s enthusiasm.
The article is a good read, by the way, and gives a nice rundown of the current lineup of media companies and cellphone vendors who are onboard.
A Giant Step For Tiny TV [BusinessWeek]