Belgacom launches TV Everywhere, with the help of Emakina!
Belgacom has just announced the launch of TV Everywhere, a service built by Emakina, offering Belgacom TV on web, tablets and smartphones – Android and iOS (Apple validation pending).
This launch, speedily developed by Emakina (less than 2 months from conception to delivery) in collaboration with the Belgacom IT and TV services, is nicely timed to coincide with the launch of the new Samsung 10.1 tablet (and the new Operating System (Android 3.0)).
With Belgacom TV Everywhere, Belgacom Internet & Belgacom TV customers can watch TV and Video on Demand from their smartphones & tablets, using Wi-Fi at home, or 3G from anywhere in Belgium (with a free hour each month of TV via 3G for Internet On GSM and Mobile Internet customers).
Already in this first version users, can view the (personalisable) TV guide and pre-set their recording straight from the TV guide.
Emakina has developed an original and innovative interface – enabling channel hopping using a wheel specifically adapted to tablets.
Only just launched, there have been more than 2000 installations for Android already.