Originally published: November 20, 2010
Last updated: November 20, 2010 - 6:57pm
[Commentary] The announcement by the Mobile Content Venture that at least 40 NBC and Fox owned and operated television stations and affiliates will start broadcasting ad-supported mobile TV service next year is the first step in moving broadcast TV into what promises to be a revolutionary and profitable future.
Now what's needed is for the networks to work out the copyright issues so that all stations can take all their network programing mobile. And perhaps now, the FCC will start to realize that there are more better ways to serve consumers and more efficient uses for TV spectrum than just handing it all over to broadband.
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