How to Stream TV to a Blackberry

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How to Stream TV to a Blackberry
Blackberry 8820 (Amazon.Com)

Have you found yourself in a predicament where you are always missing your favourite TV shows? Are you missing the daily news broadcasts because you are always on the run? You can turn your Blackberry into a portable TV. Regardless of how far you are away from your TV, you can still catch your TV shows and stay abreast with the latest news.

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Things you need

  • TV tuner for your computer

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    Visit the Blackberry App World website. Subscribe to the "PrimeTime2Go" service. You will have to pay a small monthly fee to subscribe to the service.

  2. 2

    Download the PrimeTime2Go media application to your Blackberry.

  3. 3

    Browse through the various channels that are available. Select the channel of your choice to begin viewing live TV streams.

  1. 1

    Ensure that you have a broadband or Wi-Fi connection on your home computer. In order to use the ORB program, your home connection must remain on in order for you to watch TV from remote locations with your Blackberry.

  2. 2

    Check to see if your computer has a built-in TV tuner. The TV tuner will help you to get a wide variety of channels. If your computer does not have a TV tuner installed, you can have one installed or purchase a USB TV tuner from an electronic supply store.

  3. 3

    Visit the ORB website and sign up for a new ORB account for free. Once you have signed up for a new account, download the ORB free software application to your computer.

  4. 4

    Go to the ORB website using your Blackberry browser. Log into your ORB account with username and password.

  5. 5

    Select the program guide option. Scroll through all of the available cable channels to select the TV programs you would like to watch. You can now watch your TV programs from anywhere on your Blackberry.

Tips and warnings

  • Check with your mobile carrier to see if data charges apply. If data charges are applicable, consider purchasing an unlimited data plan.

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