Spb TV: 100+ of World's TV Channels – Now on Symbian Smartphones

St. Petersburg, May 20th, 2009 – Spb Software, a leading maker of mobile applications, announces 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 a hundred of international TV channels, directly from their phones. Spb TV gives viewers an unprecedented degree of control over the entire live mobile TV experience. The application supports such must-have TV features as on-screen controls for volume and brightness, instantly accessible TV guide, picture-in-picture previews for all offered channels, quick channels switching, and more.

Spb TV Symbian S60 Solution

Spb TV 1.0 Main Features:

  • 100+ international live TV channels, in a multitude of languages
  • Unique TV browser with quick channels preview and list of current & upcoming TV shows
  • Integrated full week’s TV guide
  • Ability to set Calendar reminders for TV shows of interested
  • Fast channel launching and switching technology
  • Picture-in-picture mode (quick channel preview while in another channel)
  • “Transparent” on-screen controls (sound, brightness) as on a regular TV
  • Full support of hardware buttons controls
  • Network bandwidth fluctuations workaround
  • Clever integration of mobile TV functionality with other mobile phone features

Spb TV is optimized for fast, new-generation mobile networks and requires 3G, WiMax, or Wi-Fi data connections. The majority of offered TV channels were suggested by users of Spb TV for Windows Phones. New channels to be added to the Spb TV catalogue can be suggested here: http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/pocketpc-software/tv/suggest-channel.html

Pricing and Availability

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. Spb TV 1.0 has a full and a freeware versions, with the freeware version limited in features and number of channels available. Spb TV requires a reliable 3G, WiMax or WiFi network connection for proper streaming. Full version of Spb TV is available for 14.95 USD at www.SpbSoftwareHouse.com.

Further Information and Downloads

Spb TV web page (Symbian S60)

Spb TV screenshots page (Symbian S60)

Spb TV evaluation copy downloading page (Symbian S60)

Mike Hudson

Mike Hudson is a Infrastructure Analyst living and working in Kingston Upon Hull. With extensive experience in Microsoft and Apple technologies, ranging from desktop OS’s to Server OS’s and hardware. By day working as part of an infrastructure team, and by night ridding the world of IT issues through blog posts..

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