Android tablet owners can now view live TV legally thanks to an update from TVPlayer. The app allows users to view the 5 main UK channels as well as 20 additional digital channels directly on your tablet or smartphone device.
Adam Smith, the founder and CEO of the Simplestream Group which produces the TVPlayer app said
We are delighted to have achieved 250,000 downloads in the first few weeks and it is really exciting for us.
TVPlayer enjoys excellent relationships with our channel partners who have all shown great forward thinking in embracing the internet and mobile as a new delivery platform for linear TV. We look forward to working closely with them all to ensure TVPlayer is a success for everyone involved.
Full channel list:
BBC One, BBC Two, ITV1, Channel 4, Channel 5, BBC Three, BBC Four, 4Music, CBeebies, CBBC, heat, The Box, Smashhits, Kiss, Magic, Kerrang, Capital TV, Clubland TV, Channel AKA, Now Music, Sony SAB, Colors, Rishtey, BBC Alba, Fashion TV, BBC News, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera, Russia Today.
Quest, Viva, Movies4men, The Deal Channel and B4U are planned to launch later.