Dutch incumbent KPN has launched a live TV app for Android tablets offering a total of 20 live streaming channels. Live TV for iPhones and Android smart phones is due for release early next year.
ITV has launched its catch-up TV service ITV Player for Android, a new video catch-up service for mobile and tablet devices. Viewers can watch all ITV programmes of which the rights to show on mobile are cleared, for up to seven days after broadcast.
Google has announced a new cloud movie service for Android that will be available as part of the Android Market. At its Google I/O developers conference, the company said the service will have “thousands of movies available,” with titles including
International French news channel France 24 has launched a new Android app for access to both live and VOD content. The app is free and available in English and French.
Austria’s mobile operator 3 has announced that its ‘free’ 3MobileTV service is now available for all Android mobile phones and tablets (versions 1.6 to 2.2).
The new BBC iPlayer app for the iPad was downloaded 54,511 times in the 24 hours following its release in the Apple iTunes App Store last Thursday (February 10).
The BBC has given further details of the iPad and Android applications for the BBC iPlayer that are slated to make their debut later this week.
Sony has launched a dedicated website for developers of apps for its Google Android TV sets. At the moment, the site only offers the opportunity to register as a developer.
IFA 2010 – BERLIN. Sony said it will launch its first Google TV before the end of the year as the exclusive launch partner for the project. On the IFA showfloor, the company was showing an early version of a TV set running on the Android operating system.