Online content platform Babelgum has released a US version of its mobile video application. At the same time the website has been redesigned with a Flash-based player.Babelgum had previously launched its mobile services in the UK and Italy.In the US, the mobile appication is free and available for download on iPhone and iPod Touch with a G-Phone 1 version coming later this month. Babelgum hopes to soon offer the applications to Blackberry Storm, Samsung Omnia and Nokia N97 and 5800. Content is offered in the following channels: Music, Comedy, Film, Our Earth (nature/environment) and Metropolis (urban culture). Babelgum also offers content from entries to its Music Video Awards and Spike Lee-judged Online Film Festival.Film content on the site includes Ceri Levy’s Gorillaz feature documentary Bananaz; Babelgum’s first original production, oil sands documentary Downstream; and monthly exclusives of independent films including Sundance selection The Linguists, Lars von Trier’s The Boss Of It All and Macedonian Oscar nominee Before The Rain.Babelgum CEO Valerio Zingarelli said: ‘With this move Babelgum reaffirms its position as a leading TV service available on the web and on 3G mobile with a cross-platform strategy…We’ve carefully tailored our mobile programming to local markets, based on research into national tastes and viewing habits. This customized approach has been a success in the UK and Italy, and we’re now ready to take the product to the US market.’