Mobile video’s future is bright. Mobile TV, not so much

A consortium of TV broadcasters is stepping up its efforts to push Dyle, which delivers traditional TV content to mobile devices. But while on-demand video usage is exploding in mobile, most broadcast programming is ill-suited for phones and tablets.

Broadcasters try, try again with mobile TV

Broadcasters have been looking for a carrier guinea pig to test out their mobile digital TV service, and on Wednesday they found one. MetroPCS has agreed to sell an Samsung Android phone embedded with a chip that will pluck digital TV signals directly from the airwaves.