Qualcomm’s mobile TV and Digital TV subsidiary, FLO TV announced the expansion of its services in 19 markets across the globe thereby reaching an addressable market of around 10 million subscribers by June 12 and 200 million addressable market by end of 2009 with presence in 100 markets in USA.
The new markets include Atlantic City, N.J.; Greensboro, N.C. and Wilmington, Del. The expansion is the result of approvals obtained from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ahead of the DTV transition.
“FLO TV’s best-in-class, live mobile TV service has taken a significant step toward reaching our goal of nationwide coverage,” said Bill Stone, president of FLO TV. “FLO TV is at the forefront of the mobile TV revolution, and we will continue to drive the growth of the category.”
Existing service markets that are receiving enhanced coverage include:
Austin, Texas; Baltimore/Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Dallas; Jacksonville, Fla.; Kansas City, Mo.; the greater Los Angeles area; New York City; Oklahoma City; Orlando, Fla.; Phoenix; Pittsburgh; Portland, Ore.; Reading, Pa.; San Antonio and St. Louis.