World Service - Listen Live

Enjoy programmes and news from the BBC World Service on your mobile phone.

The following links allow some mobile phones to listen to a live stream of the BBC World Service.

The streams have been tested against a wide range of handsets, but ultimately whether they work or not will depend on your network and tariff.

Apple iPhone / iPod

Blackberry 9000 series or higher

Windows Mobile devices

Tested on Windows Mobile 6.5 handsets - HTC G2 Touch, HTC Touch Pro, Samsung SGH-i900

Nokia devices

For Nokia handset models S60 and above you can access the World Service English stream using the Nokia Internet Radio widget. If it isn't already pre-installed on your device you can download it for free from the Nokia OVI store. Find our streams listed under the "BBC" genre.

Android devices

You will need to install an mp3 streaming app for your handset and then enter this URL into the application:

Motorola, Sony Ericsson and LG devices

We have not yet found a way to stream to these devices.

The BBC does not charge you to listen to audio. However, your operator may charge you for the amount of data you use. If you are unsure how much data costs on your tariff, contact your network operator.