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Mobile fanatics may remember a time when mobile TV had a chance in America. And those who blinked probably don't remember anything of the sort. America never has been much on mobile TV -- perhaps our lifestyles are just too crazy for long-term... Read more...
A couple of months ago, FLO TV announced that they were pulling the plug on their standalone mobile TV efforts in America. After marketing like crazy, they simply weren't able to attract the kind of consumer adoption needed to keep things running... Read more...
It's always sad to see a startup, or a good idea, go belly-up. But in this high-pace world of technological innovation, it happens more often than not. It's tough to gain traction in today's world, with one thing after another begging for consumer dollars. Such was the case with Qualcomm's FLO TV. It launched... Read more...
And just like that, FLO TV is dead. You may not even remember the name if you weren't paying close attention to Qualcomm's rollout last year, but now it matters now. The direct-consumer portable TV service has been axed by parent company Qualcomm... Read more...
In general, mobile TV has had a difficult time gaining ground in America. FLO TV has been one of the primary companies out there trying to get people hooked, but based on the small amount of compatible devices out there, we're guessing that it... Read more...
Is the SideKick back? No, not by name, but it definitely is back in spirit. Sharp, which doesn't have a huge amount of phones available for sale in the U.S., is about to get back into the spotlight with the new FX. It's a simply named phone, and... Read more...
Mobile TV in America is still one of those technologies that is either too ahead of its time, or simply unwanted in its current state. Tons of advertising has been done to showcase the tech, but for one reason or another, it's not nearly as popular... Read more...
Mobile TV is still a growing technology in the U.S. People haven't had time to decide whether or not they're interested, and it's still available in just a few select markets. But to say it's going away anytime soon would probably be taking things... Read more...
Mobile TV has had a tough go at it in America. A few of the major carriers offer TV services on select smartphones, but the $10+ per month charge usually turns people off. Amazingly, far smaller of a fight has been put up for the insane rates... Read more...
We got a glimpse at FLO TV's future plans at a CES pre-show event in June, and now everything's really coming into focus. FLO TV provides mobile television services for US carriers--you may have heard of it if you have an AT&T smartphone or... Read more...