PrimeTime2Go™ Mobile TV Service Extended to Motorola Android-Powered SmartphonesTuesday, May 18th, 2010
Award-Winning PrimeTime2Go Service Lets Consumers Enjoy Hit TV Shows Anywhere, Anytime
TORONTO — QuickPlay Media Inc., announced the availability of PrimeTime2Go™ for Android-powered Motorola (NYSE: MOT) devices, including the Motorola CLIQ™, BACKFLIP™, CLIQ XT™ and DROID by Motorola. The premium mobile TV service will be accessible to Motorola consumers in the U.S. via download from Android Market™, and will be extended to additional Motorola Android-powered devices in the coming months.
PrimeTime2Go is a monthly subscription service that enables consumers to watch their favorite shows from major networks and cable providers on compatible mobile devices. Using Wi-Fi, consumers can download and watch programs with a consistently high-quality picture on-demand or set their devices to automatically deliver full episodes of popular TV series soon after the original air date. The service now features enhanced mobile DVR capability, with the ability to fast-forward and rewind selected content. For added convenience, PrimeTime2Go also allows subscribers to pause a program, exit the service and then resume viewing from where they left off; if a phone call is received during viewing, the service will automatically pause the show.
“PrimeTime2Go has been recognized by both industry experts and consumers for its incredible convenience, high-quality playback and ability to expand the television experience beyond the TV and the Internet,” said Wayne Purboo, president and CEO, QuickPlay Media. “We’re excited to partner with one of the world’s leading handset manufacturers, Motorola, and to extend the service to the company’s large base of Android-powered smartphone consumers.”
PrimeTime2Go features an extensive library of programs, including ABC’s “Lost” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” CBS’s “Crime Scene Investigation,” NBC’s “The Office” and “30 Rock,” Disney Channel’s “Hannah Montana,” ESPN’s “PTI (Pardon The Interruption),” MTVN’s “The Hills,” Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters” and much more. To learn more about PrimeTime2Go and see a full listing of the service’s programs, please visit PrimeTime2Go.com.
“Motorola is committed to providing high-fidelity video experiences to our consumers,” said Christy Wyatt, corporate vice president of software and services product development at Motorola Mobile Devices. “QuickPlay’s PrimeTime2Go service enables us to offer an enhanced mobile TV experience that showcases the capabilities of our innovative Android-based smartphones.”
Pricing and Availability
PrimeTime2Go is available on the Motorola CLIQ™, BACKFLIP™, CLIQ XT™ and DROID by Motorola through Android Market for a subscription rate of $9.99 per month via PayPal. The service will be available on future devices and in other geographic locations at a later date.