EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling the delivery of live and on-demand TV Everywhere in and out of the connected home, today announced that its Senior Director of Technology, Kerry Travilla, and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Programming, Joanne Waage, will speak on panels at two of the world's largest mobile industry events. Travilla will provide key insights into market opportunities for LTE Multicast and eMBMS deployment at 4G World, while Waage will discuss emerging technologies and trends for delivering content over mobile devices at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.
4G World is recognized as one of the world's largest three-day conferences focused on key technologies and global operator business strategies shaping 4G network deployment. It is co-located with Tower and Small Cell Summit, offering the largest wireless pavilion at CTIA's Super Mobility Week. Super Mobility Week is a week-long technology event in Las Vegas that gathers thousands of mobile professionals and executives, exhibitors, media and analysts from across the globe to share insights on wireless innovation.
Conference: 4G World
Panel Title: LTE Multicast and eMBMS – Real or Not?
Date and Time: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 from 4:00 – 4:50 p.m. PDT
Location: Palazzo O, Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas
Conference: CTIA's Super Mobility Week
Panel Title: Hollywood At Your Fingertips
Date and Time: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. PDT
Location: Connected Life Zone stage within the exhibit hall, Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas
Travilla's "LTE Multicast and eMBMS – Real or Not?" panel will examine the state of LTE Multicast and eMBMS, and share insight from recent demonstrations of LTE Multicast at major live sports events. Travilla will speak to mobile video deployment over LTE Multicast, while also touching on potential innovative uses and applications envisioned for the service. A day later at Waage's "Hollywood At Your Fingertips" session, speakers will explore how retailers, studios, carriers and mobile manufacturers will benefit from new and more accessible mobile technologies. Responsible for overseeing content operations and guiding the mobile video programming strategies for MobiTV's service operator customers, Waage will provide key insights into monetization strategies, app content and ad supported mobile distribution.
About Kerry Travilla
Kerry Travilla is the Senior Director of Technology at MobiTV, Inc. In this capacity, he is responsible for aligning the company's technology roadmap with key customer requirements, solving multiscreen service complexities, such as video quality, network efficiency, rights management and identity management with core technology, and evolving technology shelf components for the product team. Prior to joining MobiTV, Travilla served as the VP of Technical Marketing at PacketVideo, where he oversaw the launch of the first video service on the EVDO network (Verizon VCAST) and introduction of the Twonky brand of connected media products.
About Joanne Waage
Joanne Waage is the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Programming at MobiTV. In this capacity, she oversees all content licensing, media-related business development and content operations. Waage also helps guide the mobile video programming strategies for most of the major U.S. wireless carriers, including advising executives on OTT market entry and navigating the complex TV everywhere content rights landscape. Prior to joining MobiTV in 2005, Waage held key positions in affiliate sales and marketing at MTV Networks, as well as in production at PBS, Lifetime, FX and many other networks.
MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company's end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV's connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV's connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV operators, as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.
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