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Nokia gets Sky Mobile TV: Live sports on the move

Nokia owners, are you sick of iPhone and Android getting all the best apps? Don’t you just wish that for once, you’d get something cool to show off to your friends? Well, all your dreams have finally come true. At last you’re getting an iPhone-worthy app in the shape of Sky Mobile TV. It’s so iPhone-worthy that, in fact, iPhone owners have had basically the same thing since November last year but better late than never, right?

With the mobile TV app, Sky customers with the right Nokia handsets can watch Sky Sports live on their phones, including Premier League matches. If you miss a match, you can see goals and highlights with 24-7 Football, or set your Sky+ box to record up to seven days in advance using the Remote Record function.

It’s not compatible with all Nokia handsets: you’ll have to have an N97, N97 Mini, 5800 Xpress Music, or 5530 to be able to use it straight away, with the 5230 and X6 to follow shortly. There will also be a stripped-down version of the app available on a further 10 Nokia handsets; this budget version won’t have access to the live TV features though.

Available today through the Nokia Ovi Store for free, you’ll have to be a Sky Premium subscriber to take advantage of the Live TV features, and a Sky+ subscriber to make use of Remote Record.