NBC Universal and MobiTV Inc. announced a deal to make programming available over U.S. wireless networks for the first time, including episodes of SCI FI Channel's Battlestar Galactica and NBC's Heroes.
The two companies will also offer select short-form programming from Bravo, SCI FI Channel, USA Network, Telemundo and mun2 on five new ad-supported channels to subscribers, which will debut on the MobiTV service in the second quarter.
Consumers will be able to access full episodes of select NBCU prime-time shows, starting at $1.99 for a 24-hour viewing period (subject to change). The programming will include current seasons of shows produced by NBCU Television Studios.
Several ad-supported on-demand shows will also be available at no additional charge from within the MobiTV base subscription channel package. (NBC Universal owns SCIFI.COM.)