Mobile TV: Bigger Is Better

Bigger screens lead to longer mobile video engagement times: That's the result of some data crunching over at MobiTV, which analyzed the World Cup viewing patterns of various mobile users. Another result of that research: Users of Android devices watch far more soccer than iPhone users.…

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Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs on MediaFLO's Value

Qualcomm is looking at options for its MediaFLO mobile television service, which represents an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars but never performed as well as the chipmaker hoped. In late June I sat down with Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm's CEO, who discussed MediaFLO at length.…

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Why the World Cup Matters to Carriers

Mobile video could receive a big boost over the next few weeks as users tune in to watch the action on their phones. But carriers must be able to shoulder the data load if they're to turn those fans into long-term viewers.…

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Can the Cloud Help Drive Mobile TV Adoption?

The mobile TV market has been a disappointment for years, but emerging efforts from cable companies and content providers to make entertainment available everywhere via the web may finally drive adoption. Will next year finally be the year for mobile television?…

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