State-run telecom MTNL announced the soft launch of its mobile TV service in the capital, which would allow its users to watch live television on their handsets. Initially, MTNL customers would be able to watch seven channels on their GPRS-enables mobile handsets. The commercial launch of the mobile TV service will be in April.
The streaming technology would be provided by AirChord Televentures. The users will have to pay a minimum of Rs 50 per month to access five free channels on their mobile TV. For watching rest of the channels, they would have to pay accordingly for every channel.