Watch Live TV on your phone with Loop Mobile, 7 day trial pack free

Friday, April 15, 2011, 9:53 by Tech Correspondent

Mumbai-based telecom services provider Loop Mobile has introduced Mobile TV services for its 3 million prepaid and postpaid subscribers.

Loop Mobile is the official mobile network of the Indian Premier League cricket team Mumbai Indians. Related: Watch IPL matches live on YouTube

Under the new service, Loop Mobile will offer 40 TV channels to its subscribers free of cost for 7 days. Not only this, ” Loop Mobile TV will show IPL matches through special T-20 Cricket Pack priced at Rs. 5 per day,” the telecom operator said in a statement.

Some of TV channels offered by Loop Mobile include news channels like AajTak, BBC World, Headlines Today, Times Now and Bloomberg UTV, and entertainment channels like Zoom, UTV Bindaas, UTV Movies, Star Plus and Sony Entertainment TV.

Photo: Mobile TV on Loop Mobile

Post the 7 day free trial, you can get all these channels at a price of Rs. 150 per month or Rs. 10 per day. You can also opt for a only News channels pack or only Entertainment channels pack by paying Rs. 99 per month or Rs. 7 per day.

To start the Mobile TV service, Loop Mobile prepaid customers can SMS TV to 50505, and Loop Mobile postpaid customers can SMS TV to 50800. Read our story on Mobile TV phones in India to check out 12 models – with prices ranging from Rs. 2,249 to Rs. 24,999 – if you are planning to buy a phone that lets you watch Mobile TV.

To watch live TV on your cellphone, your phone needs an Internet connection. If you have a 3G service enabled on your phone, you will get excellent streaming quality with zero lags or connection breaks. Check out some cheap 3G phones available in India

Loop Mobile has also launched ‘Bol Mumbai Bol’ offer for its prepaid customers. Under this scheme, a recharge of Rs. 86 will give you 1000 free Loop Mobile minutes. This offer comes with a validity of 1 year.

“It has been our continuous endeavor to create unique products suiting various subscriber groups in Mumbai. Through Mumbai Indians, Loop Mobile will provide its VAS offerings and specially developed content, exclusively for subscribers thus giving us a competitive edge,” said Loop Mobile COO Surya Mahadevan.

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