MobiTV and Brightstar Partner to Bring Multiscreen Service to Market

New Partnership Provides Operators With Turn-Key Distribution of the White-Label Multiscreen Solution, Expanding Reach Into the Home

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LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brightstar Corp., the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and leader in diversified services for the wireless industry, and MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand multi-screen TV services, today announced a partnership to help operators expand their services with the white-labeled MobiTV® Connect HDMI dongle.

"As we continue developing solutions to help operators enter the home, we are thrilled to work with Brightstar to enable optimal delivery of our white-labeled MobiTV® Connect HDMI dongle to our carrier partners and their end users," said Charlie Nooney, CEO and Chairman of MobiTV. "This partnership reinforces our commitment to help operators reach a variety of customers across all connected screens by leveraging Brightstar's vast distribution channels and other logistics support services."

Brightstar is leveraging its global experience in providing wireless solutions to streamline the deployment of this white-label, multiscreen service, enabling a complete product for operators with supply chain distribution, retail placement, fulfillment and end-user customer care.

"Together, we're able to accelerate the distribution of this platform to make it easier than ever for operators to expand into the connected home ecosystem," said Daniel Ghelman, vice president of mobile digital solutions for Brightstar. "It comes at a great time. We're seeing demand from operators who want to differentiate their brand by offering premium video services for their subscribers."

The white-labeled MobiTV® Connect gives mobile operators a robust service offering advantage that can open untapped revenue streams and offer multi-service product bundles for immediate in-home deployment. Additionally, the solution provides operators with a new way to attract and retain customers as well as naturally increase average revenue per user.

Additional information may be found at www.mobitv.com.

About MobiTV, Inc.

MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company's end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV's connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV's connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV and broadband/DSL providers as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.

About Brightstar

Brightstar is the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and a leading provider of diversified services focused on enhancing the performance and results of the key participants in the wireless device value chain: manufacturers, operators and retailers. For more information, please visit Brightstar.com.

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