T-Mobile starts TV service without a set-top box or CI + module




T-Mobile has begun offering Knippr, its TV service that works over the regular Internet without set-top box or plug the TV. The only way to get images on TV is streaming from your smartphone, tablet or PC.

TV via Knippr proceeds via an app for iOS and Android, according to the FAQ page of the TV service. At present the Chromecast app and Apple Airplay support yet, but T-Mobile adds later increasing. Chromecast and AirPlay allows users to stream images to a TV. TV watching can also use the site Knippr on a PC.

The service requires no subscription of T-Mobile and watch TV via a fixed or mobile Internet connection. Customers get for 10.99 euros automatically a basic twelve-known Dutch TV channels, namely the NPO, RTL and SBS, and can also choose from a limited number of other transmitters. There are fifteen, six of the NPO and thus are free. Other costs 99 cents per month. There is also an additional package RTL channels for 1.98 euros per month.

Knippr focuses on people who want to exchange their cable subscription to watch TV through the regular Internet. The service is monthly terminable. T-Mobile has already offered more TV services, but they always worked in conjunction with a mobile subscription from the provider.



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