The French mobile operator Orange has added seven new live TV channels to its TV on mobile service, Orange World, bringing the total number to 60 channel.
The new additions to the service, which also features 3,000 videoclips, are the sports channels Eurosport and Eurosport 2, TMC, NT1 Remix, a mobile version of the NT1 channel, Jet (the first TV channel totally dedicated to TV games), Olympique de Marseille football team’s OMTV and children’s channel Gulli.
In the run up to the French presidential election the service also features 2007: Flash présidentielle, a daily programme devoted to its coverage, and les moments forts des élections de 1965 à nos jours, the most memorable moments from the INA archive, covering elections from 1965 until the present.
Orange TV/Video on mobile service was launched in in December 2004 and by the end of 2006 had over 2 million customers. The Orange high speed mobile service meanwhile had 3.6 million customers at the end of last year. Besides the video service, it also offers 17 radio stations and a music catalogue with over 700,000 songs. The Orange World mobile portal had 51 million viewings in 2006.