BBC iPlayer Comes on Nokia Through N96

Rafat Ali
Monday, September 8, 2008; 3:00 AM

BBC's online video catchup service iPlayer, till now bandwidth-heavy enough to only be available on iPhone and iPod Touch through their Wi-Fi capabilities (and Nintendo Wii and Sony ( NYSE: SNE) PS3), is now coming to Nokia's ( NYSE: NOK) upcoming N96 phone. The phone goes on sale in UK on October 1. BBC's iPlayer service allows UK users to watch all BBC shows on TV and radio, from the previous seven says.

Users of N96 will be able to access the iPlayer service through Wi-Fi and 3G networks....this will be enabled by downloading software from BBC's mobile site once launched.


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