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First live Christian mobile TV channel

UCB TV, part of one of the largest Christian media ministries in the UK and Ireland has been launched as the world’s first Christian mobile TV channel, thanks to global mobile TV network Yamgo.

Across the world Christians and non-Christians alike can enjoy the refreshing and easy to watch Christian programming on mobile phones for the very first time.

According to a report in Christian Today the exclusive launch by Yamgo will provide UCB with the potential to reach millions of mobile phone users with UCB TV. The industry leading technology, used by the mobile TV and video on demand network, provides an ideal tool for UCB TV to provide great family friendly TV on an exciting new platform.

Neil Elliott, Head of UCB TV commented, “We’re really pleased to be partnering with Yamgo, it’s great to see our live TV on mobile phones. Great advances in mobile technology have meant that tens of millions of people around the world now own a mobile phone. We believe that utilising the excellent Yamgo mobile streaming solution to broadcast UCB TV on mobile is perfect timing, enabling thousands of Christians to have access to UCB TV at the touch of a mobile button, anywhere, anytime.”

Launching on the Yamgo mobile TV network will make the UCB TV channel available to almost any mobile phone in the world using a 3G or Wi-Fi connection. Viewers will be able to tune in and watch popular shows, such as Adventures in Odyssey, Living Truth, Hillsong and Abundant Life, as well as enjoy some of the best International conferences, documentaries, movies and contemporary Christian music.

Yamgo CEO and founder, Ian Mullins added, “UCB TV covers a great selection of live music concerts, charitable events and entertaining programming for both Christians and non-Christians. A wider audience will now be able to enjoy watching UCB TV and I hope it will inspire people worldwide and allow new audiences to check out what Christian TV is all about.” Viewers around the world will be able to access the UCB TV channel on almost any mobile device.

Yamgo provides optimised streaming of live TV to iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, HTC, Nokia, Blackberry, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and all Android devices. Gary Hoogvliet, Director of Broadcasting for UCB in the UK says, “I am delighted to be part of this cutting edge technology and we are very happy that Yamgo TV has chosen to partner with UCB in this amazing new venture.”

The Yamgo free live TV and video on demand service provides mobile users with high picture quality using the existing video player in the user’s mobile phone and does not require any additional software or application download. Yamgo operates optimised streaming that adapts the picture quality to the available network connectivity, minimising any buffering and providing a viewing experience even whilst on the move.

For more details on UCB go to: www.ucbmedia.co.uk

Peter Wooding, Assist News Service

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