CTIA first look: MobiTV’s Mobi4BIZ

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One of the great things about CTIA is seeking all the cool new products coming out for BlackBerry. One of them is MobiTV’s Mobi4BIZ video-centric application for power business users. It will be launching first for the BlackBerry Bold around the time of AT&T’s launch. There’s also a pc version that will come with Mobi4BIZ to let you watch your chosen video content at your desktop as well. Cool!

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MOBITV REVEALS PRODUCT STRATEGY TO DELIVER TARGETED APPLICATIONS FOR MOBILE CONSUMERS

Leading Mobile TV Service Provider Previews Mobi4BIZ Offering with Live Video for the BlackBerry Bold Smartphone

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO at CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2008– September 10, 2008 – MobiTV, Inc., the leader in the delivery of rich media mobile content and services, today announced the next phase of its product development strategy which entails a series of vertically-customized products and services that combine live video, VOD and up-to-the-minute data together in a personalized, compelling and easy-to-use interface for mobile professionals and on-the-go entertainment enthusiasts.

Mobi4BIZ is the company’s breakthrough product offering from its vertical development strategy and will make its market debut in the U.S. supporting the BlackBerry® Bold™ smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM). Mobi4BIZ is a video-centric application for mobile consumers and business professionals that combines live TV and VOD content. Mobi4BIZ will have at its foundation CNBC, with video content and up-to-the minute stock market data from official CNBC ticker. Other anticipated partners include Bloomberg Television, FOX Business and TheStreet.com. Mobi4BIZ features user-driven programming, where the consumer creates a watch list and all content discovery within the application is related to that list.

“MobiTV continues to demonstrate unparalleled innovation and leadership in the mobile video industry, and is proud to offer a preview of the industry’s first vertically-targeted, integrated media application for mobile professionals,” said Charlie Nooney, Chairman and CEO, MobiTV. “This is complimentary to our current broad consumer offering and recognizes the adoption and consumption of mobile media within specific segments. Natural extensions of this strategy include kids, sports, education and enterprise.”

Mobi4BIZ Features
? Superior video quality and resolution for both full and partial screen modes
? Company-specific VOD content
? Alerts for breaking news video on portfolio companies
? Personalized content on portfolio companies including detailed financial data
? Simple portfolio navigation and management
? Personalized stock ticker
? Financial graphs, analysis and tools

MobiTV at CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2008
MobiTV will be demonstrating Mobi4BIZ and a selection of its other award-winning services and offerings at this year’s CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2008, at Moscone Center, September 10-12. Visit MobiTV in the West Hall, Level Two, Booth #1107.

About MobiTV
MobiTV (http://www.mobitv.com), the market maker and leader in the delivery of mobile content and services, develops and offers technology solutions that power an end-to-end managed network for content ingestion, encoding and optimized delivery over mobile and broadband networks. MobiTV’s platform technology delivers live television, premium and primetime programming, video-on-demand, satellite and digital music services from top broadcast and cable television networks and major music labels through its carrier and operator partners to more than four million subscribers worldwide. Founded in 1999, MobiTV is a privately held company with headquarters in Emeryville, California.

For more information about MobiTV mobile television products and services, go to: http://www.mobitv.com/gettv. To learn more about MobiTV mobile digital music products and services, go to: http://www.mobitv.com/getradio. Business partners and customers interested in learning more about MobiTV’s hosted content delivery technology and solutions, please visit: http://www.mobitv.com/technology/partners.