Premier League Football

BSkyB has struck a deal with Apple. This deal will see its mobile TV service providing live access to sport. Most importantly, this will include Premier League football. Get that! Live football on your iPhone!

As of today, Sky Mobile TV will be made available to iPhone and iPod Touch owners via a new application at the Apple App Store.

Via a Wi-Fi connection and the app, users will be allowed to stream live TV from a range of channels including the Sky Sports, Sky Sports News, ESPN, At The Races and Sky News.Why you’d be desperate to watch Sky News is beyond me, but there you go.

Of course, it’ll cost you. The sports and news package will cost £6 a month.

Sports fans will want to know what’s on offer. Well, through the package, you’ll be able to view live matches from the Barclays Premier League, Scottish Premier League and Football League, as well European Tour golf, Premiership rugby and international and domestic cricket.

The application is free to download will be available to all networks.

“In less than a year we’ve already seen millions of downloads of Sky’s various iPhone apps,” said David Gibbs, the general manager for mobile at Sky. “Now, by launching our new Sky Mobile TV app, we are able to combine the demand for great live TV on the move with the quality of experience offered through the iPhone and iTouch.”

[Guardian]

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