4/7/2009 5:02:00 PM
The BBC trials mobile TV
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.
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.