TV Everywhere: Verizon FiOS on iPad; Mobile DTV receivers on Amazon

This may or may not be the golden age of television programming, but it's without a doubt the golden age of TV programming reception whether you want to call it TV Everywhere, mobile video or mobile DTV.

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has developed an app that lets its FiOS subscribers watch TV shows via the Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPad. The telco frankly admits the move is a way to grab cable TV subscribers and move them into the shrinking FiOS fold. Of course to do this, Verizon has to convince programmers with deep cable ties to provide access to their content.

On the other side of the spectrum, over-the-air television may be free, but if you want your content mobilized you need to buy a mobile DTV receiver. If you've got the bread, the first set of such products are now being sold by Coby on To make it even easier, the CEA has a mobile TV guide with lists of stations broadcasting mobile streams and what products are available to receive those streams.

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