If you have an iPhone, Nokia N85, 5800, E71, N95, N96, Samsung Omnia, Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, W705, W715, C905, W995 and the HTC Touch HD you can now stream BBC iPlayer over a WiFi connection. You can also stream with 3G(providing you’re on 3 or Vodafone, which then rules out the iPhone as it’s o2 only) The iPhone can listen to the radio service Listen Again, which both the Samsung Omnia and Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 are unable to do.


The Nokia N85, 5800, E71, N96 and the Sony Ericsson W995 allows you to download your programs over WiFi and gives you 7 days to watch the downloaded content.


Jason DaPonte, managing editor of BBC Mobile, “Twittered” answers to many questions people posed about the future of iPlayer on the mobile format. He hinted that they were working on an improved system, aiming towards a better iPhone version, especially with the new HTTP streaming with the 3.0  iPhone OS upgrade.


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