Spb Launches Sub-free Symbian TV Solution

David Murphy

Spb Software has announced the release of Spb TV for Symbian S60 phones. Spb TV is a subscription-free mobile IPTV viewer, designed for tuning in to publicly-available digital TV channels from all over the world. Spb TV features exclusive and patent-pending usability innovations, and gives the mobile subscribers easy access to over 100 international TV channels, directly from their phones. The company says that Spb TV gives viewers an unprecedented degree of control over the entire live Mobile TV experience, with onscreen controls for volume and brightness, a TV guide, picture-in-picture previews for all offered channels, quick channels switching, and more.
Spb TV is optimized for fast, new-generation mobile networks and requires 3G, WiMax, or a wi-fi data connection. The majority of TV channels offered were suggested by users of Spb TV for Windows phones. You can propose new channels to be added to the Spb TV catalogue here.
Spb TV 1.0 is available for Smartphones running S60 3d edition FP1 (Symbian 9.1) or higher, as well as Windows phones running Windows Mobile 5 and later Professional and Standard editions.  qVGA, VGA, Square QVGA, and WVGA screen resolutions are supported. The solution comes in full and freeware versions, with the freeware version limited in features and the number of channels available. The full version costs $14.95 and can be downloaded here.