CTIA Day 1-Take 2: Mobile Content Wire

Consumer Reports On Mobile Phones: Starwave Mobile, a recently launched mobile publishing and licensing label from the Walt Disney Internet Group, has obtained the U.S. mobile license for Consumer Reports, and will launch a mobile app later this year…
Thumbplay Content Portal Debuts: ThumbPlay.com offers a “two-click” transaction setup for customers to buy content without pulling out their credit cards each time. The content will be available initially to Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile USA customers, with plans to add the CDMA-based U.S. carriers soon…
Cingular to Offer Star Wars Content to Mobile Users: Cingular customers will get access to content from the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, as well as other chapters of Star Wars, via their mobile phones.
Sandisk Links with News Corp. for ‘Secure’ Memory: Sandisk will use an anti-piracy technology developed by NDS in portable memory cards designed to store pay-per-view movies and other digital content for cell phones…
Windows Media on Nokia Phone: The first company to demonstrate a mobile media application playing Microsoft Windows Media audio and video on Nokia Series 60 phones.
Zi Corp. Seeks to Simplify Cell Phones: A small Canadian company named Zi Corp. that offers a way to simplify the maze of navigation on a tiny device.
Infospace and Corbis Bring Universal’s Film Catalog to Mobile Phones: Iconic Hollywood content available for use in mobile phones, as “Screen Tones”
Infospace Mobile and LaffLink Bring Comedy Clips To Phone: Consumers will be able to download video and audio of celebrity comedians such as Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano and many others directly to their cell phones.
Hop-on Launches Low Cost MP3 Cellphone: The GSM tri-band 900/1800/1900 MHz has an 1.8 inch 65k color display screen, 16 ring tones, and a phonebook, capable of holding up to 300 names. Hop-on will offer its MP3 cellphone for $115 during CTIA for orders of 2000 pieces or greater. There is no information on the size of the memory or how many songs the phone will hold…
U.S. Cellular uses Qpass content kit: The Multimedia Album is the latest addition to Qpass’ end-to-end portfolio of content solutions, which also includes content delivery, service management and payment solutions.
CBS Sportsline.Com Launches New Baseball Applications For 2005: Along with mForma…All three applications will be available to mobile users throughout North America by the opening of the 2005 baseball season.
Irdeto Access’ Mobile DRM Solution: Launched…