Al Jazeera Launches Live Streaming Application for Symbian and Windows Mobile Phones

Al Jazeera, the world’s first global 24-hour news and current affairs television
network, based in the Middle East, is today launching a
mobile application called "Al Jazeera", which gives access to the channel’s
Arabic and English programs live and on-demand for all users of Symbian or
Windows Mobile phones worldwide.

Developed by mobile TV specialist Mobiclip, the "Al Jazeera" mobile
application provides high quality live viewing of the News Channel in English
and Arabic as well as Video News Bulletin on demand. The application runs on
Wi-Fi, 3G and Edge networks and can be downloaded from

Phil Lawrie , Director of Global Distribution at Al Jazeera
Network commented: "This is an exciting new development – the launch of a
world-class application that will facilitate the viewing of Al Jazeera’s English
and Arabic channels, and made-for-mobile VOD service, for users around the
world. The launch of Mobiclip’s Al Jazeera app is another initiative that helps
us to meet our goal of serving our audience through multiple platform

Andre Pagnac , CEO of Mobiclip Inc. adds: "Al Jazeera is one
of the most prominent news networks globally and we are proud to deliver to the
network the highest standard of service and user experience. The Mobiclip
application demonstrates the performance of our global video delivery platform.
The billing system is simple and works across various platforms; such as Symbian
and Windows Mobile. Through the Mobiclip application we are making Al Jazeera
available to millions of mobile phone users worldwide, and this in itself is a
major step in digital video distribution."


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