News Junkies Rejoice; Up-to-the-Minute News Available Anytime, Anywhere via Mobile Phones
SAN FRANCISCO - CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & ENTERTAINMENT - Oct. 24, 2007 - mSpot, a pioneer in mobile music and radio, today announced it has added ABC News Radio to mSpot Radio’s growing lineup of more than 200 channels. ABC News Radio programming brings anytime, anywhere news headlines plus business and entertainment news to mobile phones.
“Now, through mSpot, more Americans in more locations will have access to ABC News audio content,” said Steve Jones, Vice-President/General Manager, ABC News Radio. “This is a great opportunity for mobile users to access our premier news, entertainment and business content when it’s convenient for them."
mSpot Radio has more than 200 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. mSpot Radio also includes over 100 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 excited to partner with ABC News to round out our programming with their award-winning news and entertainment content,” said Daren Tsui, cofounder and CEO of mSpot. “The addition of in-depth, compelling content such as ABC News Radio is another way mSpot is helping to transform the mobile phone into a consumer-centric mobile entertainment experience.”
ABC News Radio will provide mSpot listeners with ABC News audio content including: ABC News Updates, with news headlines updated hourly, 24 hours a day; ABC Business News, providing market and financial news and ABC Entertainment News with the latest information on entertainment news and celebrity interviews.
About ABC News Radio
ABC News Radio is America’s largest commercial radio news organization, providing up-to-the-minute news, sports and entertainment reports to thousands of radio stations across the United States every day. Each week, 74 million listeners tune into ABC News Radio for its award-winning news, in-depth reporting, analysis and long-form feature programming.
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 two million consumers across North America use mSpot’s services to discover, manage, purchase, and enjoy music, live radio, custom ringtones, podcasts, videos, and movies from the biggest names in entertainment, including ABC Radio Networks, ABC News, Buena Vista VOD, ClearChannel, FOX Sports Radio, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lionsgate, Marketwatch, Radio Disney and Universal Pictures. mSpot powers entertainment services in the U.S. for Sprint, Boost, and U.S. Cellular 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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