LG to offer full YouTube functionality on handsets

The company will install a user interface for browsing, sharing and uploading video files to YouTube later this year.
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LG Electronics plans to offer the full YouTube service on selected handsets at the end of this year.

As part of the agreement with YouTube, LG will install a user interface on the handsets enabling users to film, upload and view videos from the popular video-sharing service directly from their LG mobile devices.

This is not the first mobile partnership between LG and YouTube parent company Google. In April, the two launched the LG-KS10, an HSDPA smartphone featuring Google’s search, Gmail Mobile and Maps Mobile services in Italy. YouTube content is also offered through Verizon’s V CAST mobile TV service and AT&T.

For more information, visit www.lge.com and www.youtube.com.