RTL Nederland launches mobile TV news

By Robert Briel
December 8, 2009 08.43 UK

RTL Nederland has launched a TV news service aimed at mobile telephones. Two times a day, RTL Nieuws will send an overview of the latest news consisting of 1-minute videos. In the case of breaking news, additional new videos will be sent.

People can subscriber to the ‘push’ service, which costs EUR 0.55 per day for the two news updates. Subscribers need to download the application first on their mobile phone.

The service developed by Serra Mobile in association with RTL Netherlands. At the moment it is only available for phones with Symbian, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and / or Java technology. Applications for the iPhone and Android platform will be introduced any time soon.