UK-Based Video Service Babelgum Launches U.S. Mobile App


UK-based Babelgum, an online video site, has launched an iPhone app in the U.S. with content coming from EMI, the BBC,, Lonely Planet and National Geographic. The free app works over both 3G and Wi-Fi. It says it will unveil apps for the T-Mobile G1 this month and follow-up HTC Dream next month, with BlackBerry Storm, Samsung Omnia, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) N97 and 5800 to come. It began its mobile ambitions in December when it partnered with Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) in the UK and Italy to make data transfer free from its service to its new iPhone and Symbian S60. CEO Valerio Zingarelli, in the release, said Babelgum had found success localizing mobile programming in the UK and Italy: “We

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