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A mobile soap opera
is a soap opera
A soap opera, sometimes called "soap" for short, is an ongoing, episodic work of dramatic fiction presented in serial format on radio or as television programming. The name soap opera stems from the original dramatic serials broadcast on radio that had soap manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble,...
developed for the mobile phone platform. The series can be viewed by mobile phones, the internet
The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide...
or MSN Messenger. Subscribers register online and receive two episodes a day, each episode consisting of about 6 or 7 pictures and accompanying text.
Mobile soap opera was first introduced into the Netherlands in 2003 with the series Jong Zuid
. The concept was introduced to Australia on April 8 2005 with the series fanTESStic
. A second Australian soap was launched on 22 April 2005 called Random Place
The concept was awarded the Best Mobile Application Award Europe 2003