Marking the first ever live TV streaming to mobiles in the UK, 3 customers will be able to view the year’s biggest horseracing event live on their handsets. All the races between April 7th – 9th in the Aintree event are being streamed live and can be accessed by dialling 62750, then pressing the Video Call button, coverage is being provided by the BBC.
This isn’t the first live event covered by the 3 Network; recent mobile streaming has included gigs by Rooster and Natasha Bedingfield. Although the BBC are not charging for the privilege, 3G users can expect to pay approximately 50 pence per minute for the video call. Streaming starts at 1330 on 8th April and at 1530 on the 9th.