Doctor Who and Red Dwarf coming to mobile

Chris Cornwell Mobile phones

Tom_baker_m610027_1Good news for Red Dwarf and Doctor Who fanatics: the BBC has agreed with Mobile Media Player company Rok (that we took a look at earlier on Tech Digest) to licence full episodes of both series for show on mobile phones, the first foray into the mobile TV market for the BBC. You simply buy a DVC card from the Rok Website and plug it into your phone. At the moment only the Five Doctors episode has been announced, with Cassandra, Marooned and Quarantine also available soon for Dwarfers. The  are only compatible with newer Nokia phones that come with an MMC slot, and are expect to go for £17 a pop. Release is expected in about a month

By Chris Cornwell | August 24th, 2005