LIN TV for BlackBerry Smartphones

LIN TV, a local television and digital media company, has confirmed the expansion of its mobile offerings to include a new application for BlackBerry smartphones.

The US broadcaster has leveraged News Over Wirelessís (NOW) technology to develop custom BlackBerry smartphone applications for each of its 27 local television stations. Six LIN TV stations will launch service today, including WISH-TV, WAVY-TV, KRQE-TV, WANE-TV, WALA-TV and KXAN-TV. LIN TV is the first in its local markets to provide instantaneous and on-demand access to its local news, sports and entertainment, as well as video, weather forecasts and traffic reports to BlackBerry smartphone subscribers.