TV on the Go

Apple iPhone and now iPad owners have long wanted the ability to view the BBC iPlayer and other online TV services on their devices. Due to the technical limitation of the iPhone platform not being able to display Flash based video, these have only been available via the PC or Mac computer (Note – many video based sites are currently debating whether to switch to the HTML5 format which does work on the iPhone platform).

Until these changes are implemented there is a free service called TVCatchup that works well for watching live television on the go. Available at the site broadcasts over 50 channels including the main BBC channels and ITV, Channel4, E4, Film4 plus the Sky Sports and News channels. Also available in standard web browser mode at


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