PEPPERS, a Tamil entertainment television channel has launched a dedicated mobile stream, which, according to the channel, is available on all major platforms including iOS, Android, Blackberry, Samsung, HTC, Symbian and Windows Mobile, through its mobile website, m.pepperstv.com. The channel's content is targeted at the youth. We tried using the service on an iPhone over a 3G connection and found that the streaming worked well. A statement from the company indicates that the service is powered by Akamai and uses its technology to convert and optimize a satellite feed for mobile, adapting itself for different network connections. Apart from mobile, PEPPERS also offers a web feed of its programing. Earlier, 9X Tashan, a Punjabi channel from 9X Media Group, had also tied-up with Zenga TV, a mobile TV service, to distribute its content on mobile and tablets for free. Most tv networks partner with mobile tv…
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