Media General’s Tampa NBC Affiliate Launches Company’s Second Mobile DTV Service

Posted by Joe Zaller
Oct 29 2010

US broadcast station group Media General said today that it has launched the first mobile DTV service in the Tampa, FL market at WFLA-TV its NBC affiliate there.

This is Media General’s second mobile DTV launch. Last month it launched its first mobile DTV service at WCMH, its Columbus Ohio NBC affiliate.  The new service in Tampa began during the week of October 11, providing a real-time local broadcast signal.  The company says that the service can be received on suitably equipped laptops, mobile phones and other portable devices.  

Marshall N. Morton, president and chief executive officer of Media General, said, “In addition to now offering Mobile DTV in two television markets, we look forward to extending our reach to as many as 4-6 additional television markets in the coming months.”  

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You can read the full Media General press release here.

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