You’ve probably heard me mention M-Vision here before. It’s a great TV-viewing program that grabs the latest TV via ActiveSync so you can watch it back on the bus or train. Well, now it looks like you can watch Naked News – where .. well, I’m sure you can guess what happens there, but I’ll let them do the press release… :)
Toronto – May 26, 2004 – Naked News ™ (www.NakedNews.com) (Naked News TV!) (“The Program with Nothing to Hide,”) announced today that it had have entered into a distribution partnership with Australian ASX listed online media and communications company, GoConnect Ltd. for world wide mobile phone distribution of the Naked News program.
While millions of people are watching Naked News online and on specialty cable and pay-per-view television, now via GoConnect’s unique mobile video distribution platform, m-Vision, mobile phone users from anywhere in the world will also be able to watch Naked News on their Windows Mobile Pocket PC, or Smartphone. m-Vision subscribers of the Naked News channel will be provided with over 200 minutes a month of high quality video News and Entertainment delivered to users in clean naked fun, in both daily and weekly segments.
David Warga, Executive Producer of Naked News said, “This is the next logical step for video content – video any where, any time you want it. 24/7 entertainment on the Go, with GoConnect. You are no longer tied to a television or a computer to receive our unique form of news and entertainment program”.
Richard Li, Executive Chairman of GoConnect, said, “GoConnect already delivers a number of video subscription services. However, we are constantly seeking out the next most compelling program for our viewers and subscribers. We are delighted to be able to partner with Naked News to bring such a high quality and popular program to mobile phone users”.
m-Vision (www.m-vision.tv) now carries the Naked News program and has started to accept subscriptions. As a special launch promotion, GoConnect is offering a 25% discount for subscription to the Naked News channel until June 30, 2004.
With over 500 million mobile phone devices sold annually, mobile media is destined to
become one of the most important distribution platforms for the global media industry. Via m-Vision, GoConnect has already established its presence in the mobile media industry, and will be the first company in the world to bring Naked News to Windows Mobile device users, regardless of the users geographical location.