3 Austria launches 28 TV channels for laptops

Mobile operator Hutchison 3G Austria has increased its streaming TV offer to laptop users to a total of 28 channels. The service is already being used by the 33,000 owners of its mobile data card, the company said.

3 Austria has a portfolio of mobile TV channels, which now consists of UMTS streaming on their own network (40 Mobile TV and radio stations), DVB-H (15 TV channels and 5 radio stations) and now 28 streaming TV channels on the laptop including BBC World News and Al jazeera English as well as public broadcaster ORF and commercial channels ATV and Puls4.

The channels can be accessed via a dedicated EPG and can be viewed either in a small screen or full screen.