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Sprint Launches the First Instant, Over the Air Music Download

Monty Solomon (
Mon, 31 Oct 2005 11:28:41 -0500

First Such Service in the U.S.
- Oct 31, 2005 08:00 AM (BusinessWire)

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2005--

Customers Can Instantly Purchase and Download Full Songs Over-the-Air
Right to Their Phone When and Where They Want via the High-Speed
Sprint Power Vision(SM) Network

Sprint (NYSE:S) customers will be the first wireless customers in the
U.S. to download full songs over-the-air. Today Sprint announced the
opening of the Sprint Music Store(SM) powered by Groove Mobile, the
first music store in the U.S. that lets wireless customers browse,
preview, download, play and manage high-quality digital music, right
from their phone. Sprint customers can now take their music with them
on the go and have instant access to purchase and download music when
they want to, not just when they are in front of a PC.

Sprint Music Store customers can browse, preview and purchase hundreds
of thousands of songs from virtually every genre of music from EMI
Music, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, Warner Music Group and Universal
Music Group. For $2.50 a song, customers get two copies of the song:
one high-quality version formatted to play and enjoy only on their
phone and another high-quality version formatted to download on their
PC. Customers can also burn their music to a CD using Windows Media


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