The BBC trials mobile TV

The BBC trials mobile TV

 

 

The BBC has launched a service that allows its content to be used on mobile phones through a wi-fi connection


The service, Live TV, is still in testing and is limited to a range of handsets.  Viewers will be able to watch channels such as BBC One, BBC Four, CBeebies and BBC News over a wi-fi connection.  Radio shows can also now be streamed live on mobile devices.

 

Phones that support the service include some Nokia N Series handsets and the T-Mobile G1. However, it does not currently work on the iPhone or iPod Touch.


The BBC said on its blog: ‘Live TV and Radio is available on a wide range of Wi-Fi-enabled handsets. Over the coming months, we are hoping to make it available on even more handsets.’


It also reminded viewers that they need to hold a
colour TV licence in order to watch the live programmes.

 

Written by Mobile Today
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