EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand multi-screen TV services, today announced the launch of prepaid mobile entertainment across screens in the U.S. through a new deal with Boost Mobile. Rolling out nationwide, the new venture represents the first prepaid partner for MobiTV and the first Boost-branded video service. The service includes a robust offering of live sports and a rich Hispanic programming lineup.
"Being selected by one of America's top prepaid carriers showcases the strength of our technology platform, as well as the continued demand for a flexible and reliable platform capable of delivering TV content anytime and in any place," said Charlie Nooney, CEO and Chairman of MobiTV. "As the mobile video market expands to new audiences, the Boost Mobile deal provides an opportunity to increase revenue streams while offering customers simple service add-ons and enhanced plans."
MobiTV's multiscreen service platform, which currently supports seamless billing integration with all U.S. Tier 1 wireless operators, also enables the deployment of high-quality video via a prepaid billing model. As part of the deal, MobiTV will offer robust content delivery including live and on-demand video subscription packages and access to coverage of major live sporting events.
"Over the past few years there has been a growth of TV consumption through computers, tablets and smartphones especially sports making this the perfect opportunity to launch a product like boostTV," said Dow Draper, president of Boost Mobile and Sprint Prepaid. "We look forward to working with MobiTV to bring instant access to live and on-demand content, particularly around can't-miss, large-scale sporting events."
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About Boost Mobile
Established in 2002, Boost Mobile, part of the Sprint Prepaid Group, redefines value for wireless consumers with more data for less and no long-term commitment to a subscription contract. Operating on the Nationwide Sprint 3G Network for data and the Nationwide Sprint Network for voice services, both reaching more than 281 million people respectively, as well as the nationwide Sprint 4G LTE Network, which reaches nearly 280 million people. Its award-winning customer service has been recognized more than eight times. Learn more about Boost Mobile online on Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Twitter.
About MobiTV, Inc.
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 personalized multiscreen 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 and broadband/DSL providers as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular, among others.
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