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MobiTV targets wireless operators with HDMI dongle

TV technology supplier MobiTV has teamed up with Jabil Circuit to develop a white-label HDMI dongle to enable wireless operators to deliver an in-home TV everywhere service.

The dongle is designed to help operators deliver a personalised multiscreen experience, according to MobiTV.

The HDMI dongle that can be branded and deployed by wireless operators to deliver an in-home TV everywhere experience to their existing customers or as a value-add offering to entice new customers, according to the company.

Jabil Wireless will manufacture the device, based on MobiTV’s connected media platform.

“The HDMI dongle is the first, comprehensive, customizable, full-service offering to provide wireless operators with a low-barrier-to-entry option for reaching consumers on any screen with an HDMI-compatible port,” said Charlie Nooney, CEO at MobiTV.

“Collaborating with Jabil on the hardware side has enabled MobiTV to create and quickly deliver a complete, integrated solution that gives wireless operators the ability to attack the connected home by leveraging their strengths:  mobile devices, networks, and valuable customer media services.”