BSkyB Mobile TV launches on App Store

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 
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UK’s Largest Mobile TV Service now available for iPhone and iPod touch

Sky Mobile TV, the UK’s most popular mobile TV service, today announced the availability of the Sky Mobile TV App on the App Store. Offering the best in live TV on the move, Sky has created a dedicated app for the service specifically for iPhone and iPod touch. The new app allows users to stream live TV via WiFi and the channels available include all Sky Sports channels, Sky Sports News, Sky News, ESPN and At The Races.

This means that sports fans will be able watch coverage of all live televised Barclays Premier League, Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League and Coca Cola Football League games, as well as live coverage of international and domestic cricket, PGA European Tour Golf, Guinness Premiership Rugby and a range of other sports. There will also be live breaking news from Sky News.

David Gibbs, General Manager for Mobile at Sky, said: “In less than a year we’ve already seen millions of downloads of Sky’s Apps from the App Store. Our new Sky Mobile TV App combines the demand for great live TV on the move with the high quality viewing experience offered by iPhone and iPod touch. Sky Mobile TV offers more choice, control and flexibility for customers ensuring they can access the content they want, at a time that’s convenient to them, on the screen of their choosing.”

The app allows users to browse the Sky Mobile TV electronic programme guide for free and see what’s on over the next 24 hours. To view live TV, customers will need to subscribe to the Sky Mobile TV service for £6 a month and register for a Sky customer ID (Sky iD).

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