My Local TV Offers Local News Video from TV Stations Across the United States on Sprint Wireless Phones
News Over Wireless is launching My Local TV, a new mobile video channel that provides local television news from across the United States. With My Local TV, viewers are able to stay up-to-date on the latest news, sports, weather, and information in full-motion video while on the go — anytime, anywhere.
My local TV offers video content from local television stations across the country. The service is available on channel 58 in the Media Player and can be found in the News & Weather category on select Sprint phones.
“We are very excited about My Local TV and providing local news video from the most trusted news providers in the country. Americans turn to their local television stations for news they can trust, and we are extending that relationship to the mobile phone with My Local TV,” said Sam Matheny, General Manager of News Over Wireless. “We are proud to be working with Sprint to offer this valuable and groundbreaking channel.”
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of communications services bringing mobility to consumer, business and government customers. Sprint Nextel is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including
- two robust wireless networks offering industry leading mobile data services;
- instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities;
- and an award-winning and global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
For more information, visit www.sprint.com.
“Sprint is expanding our local news capabilities with this offering as viewers are requesting more and more local content,” said Steve Fletcher, Product Marketing Manager for Sprint. “Sprint and News Over Wireless began offering local television news content in 2004 with a downloadable Java application, and My Local TV is a great example of how we continue to extend and enhance our programming in new and innovative ways.”
To view the preview video and subscribe to My Local TV from your Sprint phone, go to the channel listing of the media player and select News & Weather and then My Local TV. The monthly fee is $4.95 for unlimited access to the channel. This is in addition to the subscribers’ monthly Sprint Power Vision SM data plan.
About News Over Wireless
News Over Wireless was created to allow local television stations to offer their news resources on mobile phones. News Over Wireless grew from a local broadcaster, and understands the business requirements and needs to reach mobile viewers in an informative and cost effective way. We continue to evolve the mobile platform in new and innovative ways. For more information, visit www.newsoverwireless.com.