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    News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    The BBC has introduced a beta version of its mobile live TV service as part of a revamped mobile homepage.
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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    It's good to see the BBC are actually ahead of the curve and waiting for others to catch up with regards to rights etc.

    They are also torn between maximum compatability and best use of technology. I guess thats the problem when you are pioneering something like this as a publicly funded organisation. This is the same as the radio streams when they launched. RealAudio was chosed because at the time, it was the best solution for dial up streaming. And now they can't just ditch is because that would break the availability for some existing users.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Doesn't work on the G1 Android phone, tried with both the built in browser and Opera mini. Will let you watch the news summaries but everything is a no go atm.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    time out playing on my touch HD, but seeing hte resolution size on it makes me cringe!
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Hmm

    Doesnt work with the Iphone either

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Doesn't work on my Nokia E71....

    So what the hell does it work with. Did BBC just blow this out their back sides to get some publicity.

    BBC mobile web site is pretty poor compared to the like of MSN mobile. Only annoying thing is my E71 doesn't work with the videos on MSN Mobile.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    keeps saying my HTC kaiser is not compatible, with or without wifi connected.
    If windows mobile is not compatible, what is?
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    I was about to test it on my TyTN II with Win6.1 and Windows Mobile Internet Explorer, but it can't get a good enough wireless signal and keeps dropping the connection.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    I get further with the BBC Iplayer than I do with this
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Doesn't work on my iPhone lol. Could be because I'm using the iPhone os 3.0 beta but not sure

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Quote Originally Posted by starbuck View Post
    I get further with the BBC Iplayer than I do with this
    What phone you using?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Subnet1 View Post
    Doesn't work on my iPhone lol. Could be because I'm using the iPhone os 3.0 beta but not sure
    Nope, v2 here and it doesn't work either
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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    It's a beta right? Perhaps it's just completely broken right now.

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    Re: News - BBC broadcasts live TV to UK mobile phones

    Quote Originally Posted by Brewster0101 View Post
    What phone you using?
    HTC Kaiser aka TYTN2 aka Vario 3
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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