Microsoft, BT and Virgin Mobile and Mobile TV in UK

Microsoft, BT and Virgin Mobile and Mobile TV in UK

The latest news coming in claims that the three giants of their industries Microsoft, BT and Virgin Mobile are closing on launching the Mobile TV services in UK. The Financial Times was the first to report that these companies will announce Europe’s first nationwide mobile digital television broadcast service on Tuesday.

The launch is expected to be announced at the 3GSM World Congress currently going on in Barcelona, Spain. BT has refused to comment on this story but have confirmed that they are due to make an announcement at this exhibition.

Both BT and Virgin have been said to be working on this technology since quite sometime. BT had earlier revealed that they were working on a product called BT Movio, which it initially planned to offer to Virgin Mobile user. They even did a trial for four months in 2005 among 1000 users in London.

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