RealNetworks announced that consumers can access brand-name audio and video programming right from their mobile phone or PDA. Offering top news, sports and entertainment content, the RealOne™ Mobile Media Guide enables consumers to enjoy streaming media whenever and wherever they want – whether listening to breaking news or sports headlines on-demand, or checking out the latest movie trailers on the way home. Content available through the RealOne Mobile Media Guide includes programming from: Capitol Records, CNET Radio Direct, FOXSports.com, iFilm, NPR, PGA TOUR, Sporting News Radio, Triggerstreet.com and Virgin Records.
The RealOne Mobile Media Guide is available on Nokia’s 3650 and Pocket PC devices. Devices from Siemens and Samsung supporting the RealOne Mobile Media Guide are expected to be offered in the US later this year. Consumers with a Nokia 3650, available from AT&T Wireless, Cingular, and T-Mobile, can access the guide by simply adding a bookmark for the guides to their phones.
Content available through the RealOne Mobile Media Guide includes:
News: Hourly updates from NPR; broadcasts of CNET Radio Direct’s twice daily tech update hosted by Brian Cooley
Sports: Fox Wire sports update and Best Damn Sports Show “Things You Wouldn’t Say” excerpts; Video tournament highlights from PGA TOUR
Entertainment: Short films from Triggerstreet.com; Movie trailers and short filsm from iFilm; Music videos from Capitol and Virgin Records.
RealNetworks also announced RealOne Mobile On-ramp – a program that enables content providers to deliver programming to millions of consumers via their mobile phones and PDAs.
“CNET Networks’ audience comprises an enormous number of early adopters, including folks who spend a lot of time away from their desktop,” said Brian Cooley, associate vice president of CNET Networks and host of CNET Radio Direct. “We are pleased to extend our CNET Radio Direct digital audio service to users of the RealOne Mobile Media Guide, ensuring they have ‘on the go’ access to the day’s top technology business news.”