ABC News Renews Agreement With MobiTV For Mobile Phone Broadcasts

By Brian 

Quoting the press release: “ABC News today announced a multi-year renewal agreement to offer ABC News video on demand content and the live 24/7 news channel, ABC News Now, to MobiTV, the world’s first global television network and technology platform providing live television on mobile phones.” ABC News will be available via MobiTV on a variety of carriers, including Sprint and Cingular. Quotes from Bernie Gershon and the MobiTV chairman after the jump…

“This solidifies ABC News’ leadership position as a content provider in the mobile market,” said Bernard Gershon, senior vice president and general manager of ABC News Digital Media Group. “With a universe of over a billion mobile and handset subscribers worldwide, the reach of ABC News is truly global.”

“News has become one of the most important and popular programs in the mobile market, so we are proud to offer our subscribers content from ABC News, a news leader who recognizes the potential of the mobile platform,” said Phillip Alvelda, chairman and CEO of MobiTV. “We look forward to a continued relationship with ABC News as the popularity of mobile entertainment continues to rise.”