Monday, September 11, 2006

AT&T Launches MobiTV Service over Broadband

AT&T will begin offering the MobiTV service to broadband users in the United States, including AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet and AT&T WorldNet subscribers. AT&T currently has more than 7.8 million DSL lines in service.

The browser-based service, which will be called AT&T Broadband TV, initially will have approximately 20 channels of live and made-for-broadband television content spanning national news, sports, entertainment and full-length music videos from top artists. Among the channels included in the initial channel lineup is Fox News, Bloomberg, Oxygen, History Channel, Comedy Time, Toonworld, Maxx Sports and the Weather Channel.

The service requires Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6.0 with cookies enabled, Windows Media Player Version 9, and Flash 7.0 plug-in for IE.

AT&T will charge a flat monthly subscription of $19.99.

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