NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dyle® mobile TV, operated by Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups, today announced the launch of its inaugural National Coffeehouse Mobile TV Tech Tour to kick off in Dallas, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina on November 4. The tech tour will span 12 cities in the U.S. to demonstrate live TV on Audiovox mobiletv, the first mobile TV receiver designed to bring live TV to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. For more information, visit www.dyle.tv and follow on Twitter and Facebook.
The two-week event will feature product giveaways, interactive demos, free coffee drinks, and more. The tour will travel to local coffeehouses on the below dates and in the following cities, taking place between 9am and 12pm each day.
Monday, November 4:
- Coffee House Café, Dallas, Texas
- Smelly Cat Coffee, Charlotte, North Carolina
Tuesday, November 5:
- Tea Drops, Kansas City, Missouri
Wednesday, November 6:
- Drunken Monkey, Orlando, Florida
Thursday, November 7:
- Tapestry Café, Jacksonville, Florida
Friday, November 8:
- BLOC Coffee Company, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tuesday, November 12:
- Great Lakes Coffee, Detroit, Michigan
- Copper Star Coffee, Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, November 13:
- Coastars, West Palm Beach, Florida
Thursday, November 14:
- Moloko, Miami, Florida
In addition, the tour will also make stops in Atlanta, Georgia and Houston, Texas. For updated tour date information, please visit www.dyle.tv.
“We are excited to showcase the mobile TV technology that allows consumers to turn their smartphones and tablets into portable televisions without requiring 3G/4G connectivity, Internet connectivity or impacting data plans. We look forward to demoing this innovative technology across the country,” said Erik Moreno, co-general manager, Mobile Content Venture. “The addition of the Audiovox mobiletv receiver allows a broader audience to enjoy local news coverage while on-the-go, and we are thrilled to demonstrate the ease and convenience of this device,” added Salil Dalvi, co-general manager.
The National Coffeehouse Mobile TV Tech Tour from Dyle mobile TV follows the announcement that Audiovox mobiletv is available at leading regional, national and online retailers. The national tour aims to raise awareness about mobile TV for local residents, and offer local media in-person access to the network executives leading the industry effort. Developed by Siano, the world’s leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions, the receiver delivers mobile TV in 38 markets, reaching 57 percent of the U.S, delivering live broadcast TV, including local and national news, sports and entertainment programming to mobile devices.
With no need for a data plan or Internet connection, the compact wireless unit fits right into your pocket, can be taken anywhere and can be moved around indoors to find a location with the best reception or can be used for rear-seat in car entertainment. In addition, Dyle mobile TV delivers live broadcast without tapping into users’ data plans.
MSRP on the device is $129.99 with an expected holiday pricing of $99.99 and is available at select regional, national and online retailers.
Dyle mobile TV service requires the download of the free Dyle® Mobile TV App by Siano, available on Google Play and the App Store. Coverage varies in participating markets, not all stations are available in all markets.
About Dyle mobile TV
Dyle® mobile TV is offering consumers an easy way to experience and enjoy live broadcast television on their mobile devices at home or on-the-go. The Dyle app and Dyle Mobile TV compatible apps enable live broadcast programming – such as local and national news, as well as sports and entertainment content, utilizing the ATSC-Mobile DTV standard, on mobile devices featuring Dyle. With several compatible devices and accessories, Dyle is now available in 38 US markets, potentially reaching 57 percent of the population, with plans to add additional network programming and hardware in the future. Dyle is operated by the Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups including Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media, who together formed Pearl, LLC to coordinate mobile efforts, as well as Fox, ION Television and NBC. For more information, visit www.dyle.tv.