MetroPCS said today it is partnering with a consortium of broadcasters to bring live local television to its wireless customers later this year.
The prepaid mobile service provider is working with Mobile Content Venture, a group of companies with a string of local broadcast networks, to bring the content through a service called Dyle Mobile TV. Samsung Electronics will make the first smartphone to use the Dyle app, although the company hasn't divulged the handset's name.
Broadcast companies have long been looking to get into the mobile television business. More importantly, the companies needed a reason to keep … Read more