It's possible that people may sell mobiles so they can afford a newer, more high-tech handset that allows them to watch their favourite TV programmes.
According to the BBC, an increasing number of consumers are turning to such gadgets to catch shows or listen to the radio, with 1.5 million installs of the BBC iPlayer app for the iPad and 1.2 million for Android devices since the applications were launched in February this year.
Now, the company has announced it is to launch an app for the iPod touch and the iPhone, with 3G streaming to be introduced across all mobile networks.
"We want to make it a better and easier experience to catch up on your favourite programmes wherever you are," executive product manager David Madden remarked.
People in the market for a new phone may be tempted by some of Orange's offerings. The network was named as the best operator at the recent Mobile Entertainment Awards.
Posted by Peter Robinson