FLO TV Personal Television gets official: $250 plus a monthly fee you’ll never pay

October 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm | Posted in Marketing & Ads | Leave a comment

You know, considering just how unappreciated FLO TV’s mobile television services are here in the US of A, you’d think the company would do its best to keep the losses at bay. For whatever reason, suits at the outfit have it in mind that the answer to their woes isn’t to throw in mobile TV gratis and find revenue streams from other sources, but to produce a dedicated TV that will only appeal to those looking to actually carry more portable devices with them. Brilliant, no? The oft-rumored FLO TV Personal Television finally got official tonight, with an aim to bring live and time-shifted content directly to the 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen for up to five straight hours on a single charge. To its credit, it weighs just 5 ounces and features an integrated kickstand and stereo speakers, but with a $249.99 price tag and a required $8.99 monthly plan (or more, if you’re not a fan of locking yourself into an absurd 3-year contract), we can’t exactly see this thing selling well. Or at all, really.

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FLO TV Personal Television gets official: $250 plus a monthly fee you’ll never pay originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 06 Oct 2009 23:52:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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