Published: 15.23 Europe/London, June 1, 2011

500,000 customers are now connected to the IPTV platform Swisscom TV. The operation went live in November 2006 under the Bluwin brand. 200,000 customers use the mobile TV service.

“Our customers value the wide range of channels and content at their disposal, the picture quality, the good service and last but not least the simplicity of the product,” said Christian Petit, head of residential customers at Swisscom.

At the same time Swisscom has announced the introduction of the Swisscom TV Guide app will also be available for Android device. As with similar applications it is capable of remote recording from the smart phone or tablet to PVR users.

In addition a Swisscom TV air app designed especially for iPad complements the current service offering for iPhone, Android and Microsoft devices. It will be available free from the Apple App store from July.