By Nate Adcock on Thu, 11/18/2010
SPB Software has created a winner app in SPB TV, and now passes the 2 million user mark (also one of my top picks for 2010). Best of all, it is completely free and now built to order for iPad too! The app will likely gain popularity with ever more and more users consuming live TV on their phones and iPads! Full press details follow...
"November 16th, 2010 - SPB Software, a leading mobile software developer, announces an update of its flagship application SPB TV for iPhone. Now it also has native iPad support. SPB TV already works on all existing 3G smartphones and this month SPB TV reached the 2 million users milestone. With the iPad version release it now comes to tablets.
"The iPad Will Be Your Next TV", - points out Gizmodo (http://gizmodo.com/5507331/the-ipad-will-be-your-next-tv). And now iPad users can enjoy the best-in-class mobile TV experience with an easy access to over 150 TV channels in more than 20 languages, watching SPB TV on the high-resolution iPad screen.
The number of SPB TV channels is constantly growing. SPB Software aims to provide its users with the greater choice of the relevant content. Therefore SPB has recently established partnership with euronews, the most watched international news channel in Europe, covering world news from a European perspective. Now euronews will gain the audience of 2 million users of SPB TV.
"We noticed lately that more and more users watch TV on their mobile phones and iPad tablet. Moreover the format of euronews is perfectly suitable for viewing on mobile devices thanks to its format: all-images, short programmes, in several languages. SPB TV with it user-friendly interface and powerful features is the right partner for euronews allowing users to access the channel without any subscriptions to any operator." - comments euronews.
*** SPB TV 2.5 for iPhone and iPad Main Features: ***
- More than 150, subscription free, TV channels
- Quick channel preview (picture-in-picture)
- Integrated TV guide
- Adaptive network bandwidth control
- Channels from 17 countries
- Fast channels launch and switching
*** Pricing and Availability ***
SPB TV for iPhone is compatible with Apple iPhone, Apple iPod touch and Apple iPad devices with firmware version 3.0 and above. The application can be downloaded from AppStore for free, there is also no monthly subscription fee. The application is ad-supported: an advertisement is shown while the stream is buffering when user opens a channel.
*** Further Information and Downloads ***
SPB TV for iPhone and iPad webpage
SPB is a leading brand in mobile software, standing for a unique line of popular consumer products and partnerships with the world's most innovative handset makers and wireless carriers. SPB's software solutions deliver richer smartphone experiences and enable subscribers to do more with their mobile data connections. SPB Software is the maker of the world's single number one bestselling mobile application - SPB Mobile Shell. For more information, please visit www.spb.com.
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