Sports Fans can take the FOX Sports Radio action with them; new mSpot channel to feature commentary, highlights and exclusive mobile sports programming.
PALO ALTO, Calif., - July 16, 2007 - mSpot, a pioneer in mobile music and radio, today announced it has added the FOX Sports Radio Network to mSpot Radio’s growing lineup of more than 100 channels. FOX Sports Radio will deliver live and on-demand sports action directly to mobile phones – from the latest stats and box scores to passionate sports talk and commentary from well-known industry veterans.
“Teaming with mSpot allows FOX Sports Radio to bring the in-depth and interactive coverage that our network is known for to the mobile phone platform,” said Andrew Ashwood, VP/General Manager FOX Sports Radio. “Now our audience of active sports fans can take us with them, no matter where they roam – from the ball field to the speedway to the skateboard park.”
mSpot Radio has more than 100 channels of crystal-clear music, news, sports, finance, entertainment, talk, podcasts, and videos from radio’s most recognized brands – CBS Radio, Clear Channel, Fox Sports, Marketwatch, NPR, and Radio Disney. In addition, mSpot Radio offers over a hundred live radio stations from cities around the U.S. providing the best local content on mobile phones. mSpot’s music and radio services offer a single, seamless experience where consumers can discover and learn about new artists and songs, listen to exclusive music content, access their music libraries from anywhere, and instantly purchase and download music, ringtones and screensavers.
“We are thrilled to partner with FOX Sports Radio and add their sports content to the mSpot Radio line up,” said Daren Tsui, co-founder and CEO of mSpot. “mSpot’s goal is to transform mobile phones into a medium for entertainment content embraced by the masses – now with the addition of FOX Sports Radio we include sports enthusiasts in our reach.”
FOX Sports Radio’s 24/7 lineup of nationally syndicated radio talent includes hosts Chris Myers, JT “The Brick,” Andrew Siciliano, Jorge Sedano, Steve Czaban, Craig Shemon and James Washington, among others. Each week, 11 million listeners tune in to their favorite shows to hear the latest sports news and commentary, or call in and text their opinions to be shared on air. Those listeners now have the opportunity to take the network with them wherever they go.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Sherman Oaks, Calif., is a division of Premiere Radio Networks in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey personality driven and caller intensive programming opportunity for radio stations nationwide. With studios also in New York, Washington, D.C., Miami, Tampa, Phoenix, Seattle, and San Antonio, the FOX Sports Radio Network can be heard on more than 300 stations.
mSpot's groundbreaking mobile music, radio and movie services enable carriers to deliver exciting, consumer-centric entertainment to mobile phones. mSpot has been pioneering mobile multimedia entertainment since launching the first mobile streaming radio service in April 2005. Today, more than one million users across North America subscribe to mSpot’s services to discover, manage, purchase, and enjoy music, live radio, podcasts, videos, and movies from the biggest names in entertainment, including ABC Radio Networks, Buena Vista VOD, ClearChannel, FOX Sports Radio, Lionsgate, Marketwatch, Radio Disney and Universal Pictures. mSpot powers entertainment services in the U.S. for Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Boost Mobile and in Canada for TELUS and Bell Mobility. Founded in 2004, mSpot is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, California and on the Web at www.mspot.com
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