March 8th, 2005, 19:32 PM
Nokia launches mobile TV service
HELSINKI, Finland - Nokia Corp. on Tuesday launched a pilot project enabling cell phone users to watch television broadcasts on their handsets in the Helsinki region.
In the first venture of its kind in Finland, Nokia is working with the country's largest broadcaster, the Finnish Broadcasting Company, YLE, and leading commercial TV channels and major mobile service providers, including TeliaSonera and Elisa, the world's largest cell phone maker said.
Besides Finnish TV programming, 500 test users in the capital region can also watch international television broadcasts, such as BBC World and CNN, and tune into radio programs.