Orange is expanding its television offering for its Orange 3G customers. Included in the new line up, is the world's first for live sports broadcasting - a live cricket channel covering the ICC Super Series for Orange mobile TV users as well as adding ITN Weather, Bloomberg, Kiss, Kerrang, Bravo, The Reality Channel, Shorts TV (short films), Maxx Sports (extreme sports).
The Cricket channel is one of eight new channels being added to the UK's first TV-on-the-mobile service, bringing the total number of channels available up to 16.
The ICC Super Series will be the first cricket series ever to be broadcast live to mobiles and will feature Australia Vs. the best in World Cricket including Ashes heros ‘Freddie' Flintoff, Steve Harmison, and Kevin Pietersen.
The Super Series starts with three 1-day events on 5th, 7th and 9th October with the test on 14-19th October. Live coverage of the matches will be broadcast on Orange TV and replays available through the following day.
Orange has also announced two new phones for users to watch the service - the Nokia N70 and 6630 will be to the 6680 handset.