|Animated Shorts and Mobile Movies Now Available from Sprint|
Posted: 07-Jan-2005 [Source: Sprint]
[Sprint announces CellToons featuring animated shorts and Fun Little Movies featuring made-for-mobile comedy films and animation. ]
Overland Park,Kan and Las Vegas -- Sprint announced the launch of two new independent mobile-TV content providers to the carrier's multimedia service offering -- CellToons and Fun Little Movies (FLM). The new content expands the Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Services portfolio of streaming audio and video delivered directly to Sprint subscribers over the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network (CDMA1X).
CellToons, developed by Thumbworks, features one- to three-minute animated shorts from some of the world's most brilliant and innovative animators and writers, including shorts created and produced by Vancouver Film School, Blur Studios and well-known animators Bruno Bozzetto and Mike Wellins. CellToons content is available on channel 18 for $4.95 per month.
Fun Little Movies features made-for-mobile comedy films and animation. The original, live-action comedy content, Fun Funny Phone Films, will premiere on Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Services. The FLM channel will include humorous headlines in "Comedy USA," sci-fi parody "Spacey Movie" and "The MiniBikers," where little people on little motorcycles fight crime ... a little at a time. FLM won Best Comedy at CTIA's World's Smallest Film Festival for "Love Bytes." The FLM content is available on channel 19 for $4.95 per month.
Sprint PCS Vision subscribers may add Sprint TV to their existing Sprint PCS Vision plan for $9.99 per month or any of the additional channels for the price listed above. Or, subscribers may choose the Sprint Multimedia Pack and get unlimited free access to Sprint TV, in addition to Picture Mail(SM), Sprint PCS Video Mail, Sprint PCS Vision and 100 SMS text messages for just $25.00 per month. All multimedia services plans are in addition to voice calling.
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