The Fighting Irish debut on MobiTV

By Andrew

Irish fanatics will now be able access their favorite team on mobile devices.
MobiTV in a partnership with NBC Universal Digital Distribution will simulcast
full length Notre Dame Football home games beginning Saturday, September 22
when Notre Dame takes on


State at 3:30PM.

compatible with the NBC Sports Mobile channel will get Notre Dame Football,”
said Nicole Rodrigues of MobiTV. MobiTV has many compatible devices including those
from Sprint and AT&T.

telecasts are transcoded from mpeg to H264 and windows media formats for mobile
devices. “When a subscriber opens into his or her phone and requests the NBC
Sports Mobile channel, they are essentially getting a website,” Wolf Mack,
director of product management. “It is the same stream that is broadcasted on

include Saturday, October 13: Notre Dame VS.

@ 3:30PM EST, Saturday, October 20: Notre Dame VS. USC @ 3:30PM EST, Saturday,
November 03: Notre Dame VS. Navy @ 2:30PM EST, Saturday, November 10: Notre
Dame VS. Airforce @ 2:30PM EST, Saturday, November 17: Notre Dame VS. Duke @
2:30PM EST

MobiTV service will provide a constant content stream. “Whatever NBC wants to
put on their sports channel, whether it be statistics or highlights, we will
have it,” added Rodrigues.

NBC and
MobiTV have already worked together on sports coverage. Previously, they
launched live coverage of the 2007 U.S. Open Golf tee-off with Tiger Woods.

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