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British Telecom Wholesale has announced that it will be piloting from June a new service to deliver live television to UK mobile phones, in partnership with Virgin Mobile, NetImperative reports....

British Telecom Wholesale has announced that it will be piloting from June a new service to deliver live television to UK mobile phones, in partnership with Virgin Mobile, NetImperative reports. BT Livetime will give customers access to Sky Sports News, Sky News and new music channel Blaze, alongside over 50 digital radio channels. The service will also include the UK’s first mobile Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

The news follows the recent announcement by Orange to deliver TV content on their phones. Is this the start of a boom for Cell TV? Russell Buckley over at the Mobile Technology Weblog isn’t too convinced about the current offering though:

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