FLO TV Incorporated, the company that innovated the mobile broadcast TV category, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced it has expanded its partnership with Turner Broadcasting to bring consumers CNN Mobile, a channel that includes programming from CNN/US, CNN International and HLN, as well as CNN.com content. The channel will be available on the FLO TV™ Personal Television and FLO TV Auto Entertainment platforms, in addition to its current availability as part of AT&T Mobile TV.
“Live, breaking news is consistently a top performer on the FLO TV service, as people strive to stay connected to the world around them,” said Jonathan Barzilay, senior vice president of programming and advertising at FLO TV. “Adding CNN Mobile to additional devices with our service is a natural fit and keeps our subscribers connected to news and analysis anytime, anywhere.”
Live coverage of top U.S., world, political, health and entertainment news will be available to FLO TV subscribers through a dedicated 24/7 CNN Mobile channel, which showcases popular programming from CNN/US, CNN International and HLN – including Anderson Cooper 360, Larry King Live , Amanpour, Backstory and Morning Express with Robin Meade.
The FLO TV service is currently available on multiple platforms, including the recently launched FLO TV Personal Television, the first-ever portable digital television with a dedicated network. In collaboration with Audiovox, FLO TV also offers FLO TV Auto Entertainment, an in-vehicle entertainment system that delivers high-quality mobile TV. Additionally, iPhone™ and iPod touch™ users will soon be able to view FLO TV’s live mobile TV service at the flip of a switch with the mophie™ juicepack TV.
Service not available everywhere. Programming subject to change / blackout restrictions. Service subscription required. “Live mobile television” means the FLO TV service transmits channels in real time; no downloading, sideloading or buffering.
About FLO TV
The FLO TV service combines the best content, an intuitive user interface and a superior multicast network to deliver a true quality TV viewing experience for consumers. FLO TV offers full–length simulcast and time–shifted programming from the world’s best entertainment brands, including ABC, ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News, ABC Sports, Adult Swim Mobile, CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, CNBC, CNN Mobile, COMEDY CENTRAL, Disney Channel, Disney Channel Original Movies, ESPN, ESPNEWS, ESPN 2, FOX, FOX News Channel, FOX Sports, FUEL TV, msnbc, MTV, NBC 2Go, NBC News, NBC Sports, nickelodeon, Playhouse Disney and SOAPNet. Based in San Diego, Calif., FLO TV Incorporated is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Further information is available at www.flotv.com