Mobile Tribe Launches New YouTube Service for Roku IPTV Players Just in Time for the Holidays

Mobile Tribe announces that YouTube, as well as other social media applications such as Facebook, Orkut, Yahoo and Google, is now available on Roku IPTV players. This new application allows Roku users to access these social media services on their TVs just in time for the holiday season.

San Francisco, CA, December 22, 2009 --( Following its recent announcement of support for Roku’s award winning IPTV player product family, Mobile Tribe (, a leading enabler of blended consumer social networking services for TVs and mobile devices, today announces the availability of its new YouTube service on Roku player products.

This new and additional capability enables TV viewers using Roku and MobileTribe to extend their experience of blended social networking by including the ability to interact with YouTube, as well as a wide selection of other leading community sites including Facebook, MySpace, Orkut, Google, and Yahoo.

MobileTribe is an intuitive and easy to use TV portal application which enables viewers to browse and access different consumer networking applications with nothing more than a TV remote control. Not only can viewers enjoy social networking on their big screens, they can also share photos from Flickr and Picasa, interact with personal videos as well as videos on YouTube, have access to their email accounts and address books on Gmail, Yahoo, and other providers. Now you can surf TV networks as well as your favorite social networks, all from the comfort of your couch. No longer is searching for telephone numbers of your contacts limited to your PC or cell phone – you can look them up on your TV.

"We are delighted to be able to offer our TV customers additional YouTube services on their Roku players," said Nino Vidovic, Mobile Tribe’s Founder and Chairman. "We are seeing great interest in our innovative blended services as viewers seek to extend their TV experience though interactive social networking on their big screens, complementing their ability to use MobileTribe on their mobile devices."

Mobile Tribe’s easy to use application takes advantage of its cloud based Platform as a Service (PaaS) to provide new converged services functionality from the big screen to the small. By providing new integrated services for social activities, MobileTribe effectively co-ordinates viewers, social sites, content providers, TV networks, and viewer remote control devices, creating a richer and more engaging experience for viewers, than that offered by stand alone services created and controlled in siloed networks.

About Mobile Tribe LLC
Mobile Tribe LLC is a leading enabler of cloud based converged services from the small to the big screen – Mobile, Desktop and TV – enabling you to communicate, socialize, share and enjoy digital media with ease in an anywhere, anytime world. MobileTribe provides an innovative, unified, user experience across multiple social networks, while simultaneously delivering a new class of blended social networking capabilities through converged services to multiple devices. For further information, visit

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