New in SA :TV on your cellphone

2009-12-12 00:00

A NEW cellphone with the capacity for two SIM cards and an analogue TV receptor has been launched in South Africa, ThL Mobile said this week.

The phone, the ThL mi-TV, has all the features of modern cellphones, as well as TV recording and playback capability. In a statement the company said the phones will be able to receive and record ordinary television broadcasts from the SABC and without paying a subscription fee. ThL Mobile director Corne Uys said the technology is ready to hit the market. “The infrastructure is in place, there are no new standards to be enacted and the service is free to consumers.”

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