The subscription-based MobiTV will bring a historic event to mobile devices, airing President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration live on Tuesday, January 20 beginning at 6 a.m. ET. MobiTV’s more than 5 million subscribers can tune in live to ABC News Now, CNBC, CSPAN, FOX News and MSNBC on their mobile devices to watch the swearing in of the 44th U.S. President and all surrounding coverage – even the Inaugural Ball.
The breakdown of Inauguration Day coverage on MobiTV is as follows (all times ET):
- ABC News NOW: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. (live coverage of the inaugural ball begins at 8 p.m.)
- CNBC: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- CSPAN: 6 a.m. – midnight
- FOX News: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- MSNBC: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
MobiTV has more than 5 million subscribers on over 350 mobile devices and powers the mobile TV-viewing experience for major U.S. carriers like Sprint, AT&T Wireless and Alltel, among others. To subscribe to the MobiTV service, simply text GETTV to 43888.