Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 4, 2005
MSpot, a pioneer in premium mobile entertainment, today announced the launch of its initial service, MSpot Radio, a live and on-demand streaming radio service delivered directly to mobile phones. Available now on the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network, MSpot Radio features 13 audio channels Sprint PCS Vision customers can subscribe to directly from Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Phones.
MSpot Radio delivers live and on-demand audio content in real-time directly to Sprint wireless multimedia handsets. Sprint subscribers can choose from eight different genres of commercial-free music channels, such as Today's Top Hits, Pop, Hip Hop or classics from the 70Âs and 80Âs. Subscribers will also get breaking news and live sports updates from NPRÂ®, Sporting News, MarketWatch, Associated Press and AccuWeather. MSpot Radio is available on channel 16 for $5.95 per month.
"We are pleased be the first CDMA wireless service provider to offer live and on demand music, news and talk radio," said John Burris, director Â Product Marketing and Strategy, Sprint. "MSpot brings our customers the information and entertainment programming they want directly into the palm of their hand without having to carry an additional device. MSpot Radio is another example of Sprint leading the industry in wireless multimedia content offerings."
Sprint PCS Vision customers can easily preview and purchase MSpot Radio directly from their phones through the "Available Channels" menu located on the Sprint media player. Once a user has subscribed to MSpot, it is easy to browse, select and play any of the MSpot channels through the media player. Produced and delivered by MSpot's experienced mobile media production team, MSpot Radio is optimized to deliver the highest-quality audio experience possible.
In the coming months MSpot will unveil additional premium entertainment services, including movies and mobile-exclusive original content. (Editors note- see todayÂs accompanying MSpot company launch release: "New Mobile Entertainment Start-up Launches with First Service: Streaming Radio for Moblie Phones" http://www.prweb.com/releases/2005/4/prweb225013.htm).
"Cell phones are inherently interactive devices. MSpot's on-demand entertainment model gives consumers the ability to enjoy their favorite music and radio programs anytime, anywhere," said Daren Tsui co-founder and CEO of MSpot. "Our goal is to continue to introduce new services in order to bring the widest range of premium entertainment programming to the worldÂs most ubiquitous mobile device - the mobile phone."
Sprint offers an extensive range of innovative communication products and solutions, including global IP, wireless, local and multiproduct bundles. A Fortune 100 company with more than $27 billion in annual revenues in 2004, Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying state-of-the-art network technologies, including the United States' first nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network; an award-winning Tier 1 Internet backbone; and one of the largest 100-percent digital, nationwide wireless networks in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.sprint.com/mr.
MSpot is a mobile media company founded in 2004 to deliver premium entertainment to mobile phones. MSpot aggregates audio and video entertainment from major media corporations to produce mobile-friendly programming, optimizes it for the "small screen," and uses its proprietary buffering and pixelation techniques to deliver the best possible mobile entertainment experience. The company's first service, MSpot Radio, streams live and on-demand music, news, sports and talk radio directly to mobile phones. MSpot Radio is currently available to Sprint PCS Vision(SM) customers. Future MSpot services will include a range of exclusive, premium audio and video entertainment choices. MSpot is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, California and on the Web at http://www.mspot.com.
Kulesa Public Relations for MSpot