TITLE

TV GUIDE DELIVERS PITCH FOR MOBILE LISTINGS

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 48, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. is persuading wireless operators to license its electronic guide for mobile telephones. The guide, which was developed in partnership with Roundbox Inc., looks similar to TV Guide's traditional program guides. Gemstar senior vice president and general manager Rich Cusick said that a good user interface is needed for mobile video.
ACCESSION #
24972895

 

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