Press - 2013

09 / January / 2013

SPB TV 3.0 Hits Android and Symbian with New Exciting Features and Outstanding Video Quality

January 29, 2013 - SPB TV, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, IP and OTT TV, announces the release of SPB TV 3.0 for Android and Symbian operating systems. New version of a popular mobile TV application brings a truly compelling TV viewing experience, enriched with sophisticated TV browsing features and HD video support.

With the development of mobile TV technologies and features, video quality remains the most crucial factor, forming user experience and, therefore, his choice of the mobile TV app. New SPB TV 3.0 supports high definition video streams with up to 2 Mbps bitrate, sufficient to provide HD quality of video. With SPB TV users can make the best out of their high-speed WiFi, 3G and LTE connections that are now often used for mobile TV viewing. At the same time, the latest video streaming technologies provide adaptivity of video streams for the networks with limited bandwidth capabilities, preventing frame drops, blurriness or repeating buffering.

New SPB TV 3.0 brings to Android and Symbian users convenient and well-organized channel catalogues, allowing not to get lost in those over 200 TV channels that the app offers to its subscribers. Here it’s very easy to find a desired channel or browse among various content categories, selecting channels for your own list. Search function helps to look for some particular channel or TV show by a keyword.

“Android is now pretty much the most popular mobile platform in the world, and Symbian still remains one of three major ones. Moreover, Symbian users often show themselves as the most engaged mobile enthusiasts, actively participating in various tests and researches. We know that innovative and beautifully designed SPB TV 3.0 will be most welcome on these mobile platforms and are eager to hear user reviews,” said Kirill Philippov, CEO of SPB TV.

SPB TV 3.0 for Android and Symbian main features:

  • Integrated TV Guide with a list of current and upcoming TV shows
  • Unique browser with fast channel launching and switching
  • Picture-in-picture mode
  • On-screen control panel
  • Video on Demand
  • Setting reminders
  • Video quality switcher
  • Adaptive Bitrate
  • High Quality Steams Support
  • Channel Store with Categories
  • Search by keyword
  • Video advertisement support

SPB TV 3.0 is available for all smartphones running Android and Symbian, and can be downloaded for free from Google Play and Nokia Store.

SPB TV 3.0 Hits Android and Symbian with New Exciting Features and Outstanding Video Quality

About SPB TV

SPB TV is one of the world’s leading providers of end-to-end mobile, OTT and IP TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices. SPB TV solutions are integrated by the largest mobile operators, including StarHub, MTS, Beeline, MegaFon, BSNL; and have been recognised through a variety of awards, including CSI Awards, TV Technology Europe Star Award, Mobile Entertainment Awards, Google Developer Challenge, and more. The SPB TV client is available on all main devices and operating systems, such as iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry, Maemo, bada, WebOS, Windows PC and Mac OS X.

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