Next Generation Mobile TV Comes to Android Phones



    ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - SPB Software, a leading maker of
mobile applications, announces the release of SPB TV for Android 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 like
picture-in-picture mode, and gives the mobile subscribers easy access to over
a hundred of international TV channels, directly from their phones.
    Proven track record of high quality customization projects made SPB
Software a stratigic partner for many carriers, who manage a wide range of
mobile devices. With this release SPB TV becomes available for Windows Mobile,
Symbian and Android platforms providing diverse mobile carrier customers with
the next generation mobile TV experience.
    "SPB was always concentrated on supporting phone manufactures and mobile
network carriers in building innovative and user-centric products and
services." - comments Sebastian-Justus Schmidt, SPB Software CEO - "After
porting SPB TV to a new platform other than Windows Mobile we got a favourable
reception from the mobile market, especially from mobile operators. Now SPB is
very pleased with the fact that we can offer mobile carriers an equal
solution, a unique powerful application for Windows Mobile, Symbian and
Android platforms."

    
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    SPB TV 1.0 Main Features:

    100+ international live TV channels, in a 20+ 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
    

    Pricing and Availability

    SPB TV 1.0 is available for smartphones running Android 1.5 with HVGA
screen resolutions, as well as Windows Phones running Windows Mobile 5 and
later Professional and Standard editions, S60 3d edition FP1 or higher, qVGA,
VGA, Square QVGA, and WVGA screen resolutions are supported. SPB TV 1.0 has
full and a freeware versions, with the freeware version limited in features
and number of channels available. SPB TV requires a reliable 3G or WiFi
network connection for proper streaming. Full version of SPB TV is available
for 9.95 USD from the Android Market in countries where paid Android
applications are available.

    
    Further Information and Downloads

    SPB TV web page (Android 1.5)
    http://www.SPBSoftware.com/android-software/tv/

    SPB TV screenshots page (Android 1.5)
    http://www.SPBSoftware.com/android-software/tv/screenshots.html
    

    About SPB Software (http://www.SPBSoftware.com)

    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.

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For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Inga Ponedelchenko,
pr@SPBsoftware.com, +7-812-335-69-93; SPB Software invites members of the
media to get familiar with the application by claiming their complimentary
copy of SPB TV through contacting Inga Ponedelchenko at pr@SPBsoftware.com

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