We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
79,864 News Articles

Vodafone users get free trial of internet TV

Watch music videos & TV comedy on your mobile

Vodafone users are being given a free six month trial of the internet TV service Babelgum.

Vodafone customers on contracts with data bundles and using the Nokia N96, N95 and 6210 handsets can download the Babelgum Mobile application and then browse and play video clips of films, music from artists including Robbie Williams, Coldplay and the Kings of Leon, as well as BBC TV comedy shows such as The Office. All of the content is accessed using the handset's 3G connection.

Nokia N96 review

Nokia N95 review

The service, which also offers music, film and animation competitions encouraging users to submit their own content, allows video clips to be uploaded straight to social networking site Facebook.

Visit Mobile Advisor for the latest mobile phone news, reviews, tips & tricks, as well as PC Advisor's unique Apple iPhone 3G Spotlight

"What sets us apart is that we're the first independent online television company to cross over into full mobile internet, a truly original application and programming. Our content offering also reflects the new communication codes of the web, with fast, fun entertainment that's enhanced by high-quality, professional production standards," said Babelgum CEO Valerio Zingarelli.

Babelgum said it plans to make the application compatible with more handsets in the future. The application can be downloaded through the Vodafone Live! service. The company has not revealed how much the service will cost once the trial has expired.

Babelgum_300

The Babelgum application lets Vodafone users access video clips from three Nokia handsets

See also: Vodafone offers music-tracking phone app


IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'