10/22/2010 2:52:00 PM
Virgin launches N8 with TV app
Virgin Media has started selling the Nokia N8 preloaded with the ‘Virgin Media Player’ app, allowing customers to watch TV on their handset in mobile-optimised form.
The Virgin Media Player app is also available from the Nokia Ovi store and includes content from 4oD, MTV and Nickelodeon.
The app is part of Virgin Media’s strategy to watch content across platforms including TV, online and mobile.
The Nokia N8 has a 12-megapixel camera, a 3.5 inch capacitive touch-screen and the ability to shoot high definition video.
Virgin Media director of mobile Jonathan Kini said: ‘The Nokia N8 is a fantastic entertainment handset and the perfect launch partner for our new Virgin Media Player app. With more and more consumers enjoying entertainment on the go, the combination of the Virgin Media Player service and the Nokia N8 provide a compelling way for consumers to keep up with their favourite shows as well as enjoy best in class connectivity features to stay in touch with family and friends.