The Week: Media News - BBC pens O2 content deal

BBC Worldwide has signed a deal with O2 to provide its customers with content from Doctor Who, Alan Partridge and Little Britain. Although there will be no special made-for-mobile content among the range of highlights, wallpapers and ringtones, the deal is understood to be a precursor to a BBC move into more innovative and potentially lucrative forms of mobile content, including streamed TV channels and mobile gaming.