TITLE

Forecasts On the Run

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Kent
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launching of Weather Channel Interactive Inc. (WCII) ad-supported, mobile video forecast service in the U.S. It is said that WCII worked with a vendor called Vantrix in creating the service, which launched with a pilot program providing video forecasts for San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta. According to providers the service is the first of its kind in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
27338252

 

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