TheSync writes: After several years, the ATSC A/153 Mobile DTV standard now has a useful receiver. Engadget is reporting that Elgato is shipping a receive appliance for iPhone & iPad 30-pin dock connector that can receive FOX and NBC O&O stations over the air, without using any cellular data.
TheSync writes: GigaOM is reporting the launch of Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G phone on MetroPCS with Dyle Mobile TV service. It allows you to watch broadcast TV signals from FOX, NBC, Telemundo, Univision, and others for free without eating into your data plan. The phone also is a 4G mobile hotspot.
TheSync writes: Twice is reporting that Dyle Mobile TV, the consumer-facing brand launched by Mobile Content Venture, announced that they are partnering to enable MetroPCS customers to watch live, local broadcast television on their mobile phones later this year. This service uses the new ATSC A/153 Mobile DTV standard that allows existing television stations to provide mobile digital television service in addition to their existing HD signals.