Mobile video

Today in Introduction to Mass Communication we are discussing mobile video. Notes are below.
Mobile videos on the Internet. Example: Undesired by Walter Estrada, Media Storm

Clean your fingernails, dude... Screenshot: Open Mobile Video Coalition

Among the many companies developing or selling video made for mobile phones:

  • Dish Network: PocketDish
  • Sprint: PCS Vision
  • Cingular: MobiTV
  • Fox: Fox Mobile Entertainment
  • The Cartoon Network
  • ESPN
  • Court TV
  • NBC Mobile

Size of market: More than 100 million U.S. consumers with video-capable cell phones
Other ways to watch mobile video:
Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP) video-game unit, with 4.3-inch-wide screen

DTV Reception Maps

Open Mobile Video Coalition
FloTV: mobile subscription TV service
Size matters: Ooyala Reports Viewers Watch Online Video 40% Longer On Tablets

Source for some of the statistics on this page: Baran’s Introduction to Mass Communication

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