FLOtv now nationwide in USA
Chris Forrester
Sunday, 15 November 2009 06:13

Qualcomm’s FLO TV personal television is now available nationwide across the US. Handsets are available from Amazon, BestBuy, and with Radio Shack having units shortly, and from other key retailers.

As part of the launch and for a limited time, FLO TV says that the first six months of subscription service will be bundled into the overall retail price of $249.99, after which point a monthly service subscription fee will be charged.

“The FLO TV Personal Television is a dedicated device for consumers’ on-the-go lifestyle that is perfect for sharing with friends and family, as well as for personal viewing time,” said Bill Stone, president of FLO TV. “The FLO TV Personal Television is setting the standard for high-quality mobile TV thanks to our award-winning network and technology. It also adds another way for consumers to use the FLO TV service, in addition to a variety of handsets and our recently introduced FLO TV Auto Entertainment system.”

FLO TV has secured regular ongoing content deals with CBS Mobile, CNBC, Comedy Central, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, MTV, NBC 2Go, Nickelodeon and Turner’s Adult Swim. FLO TV also offers limited-time bonus channels for special events, premium programs and original content.