Sprint Zone Gains 'Entertain ME' Section
Sprint today announced a new offering in the Sprint Zone application called Entertain ME. The new section will serve as a single destination where Sprint customers can search for and playback online and offline music, as well as access live and video-on-demand content. For example, apps such as Sprint TV & Movies, Sprint Music Plus, Spotify, Slacker, iHeartRadio, Shazam, Rumpus and others will be available in Entertain ME. The new section will appear in the Sprint Zone app on select Android smartphones in the coming days. Sprint said the apps contained therein will change over time, and that Entertain ME will expand to new devices.
Sprint Takes a 33% Stake In Music Service Tidal
Sprint today said it has acquired a 33% stake in Tidal, a music and entertainment platform. Sprint plans to make Tidal's service available to its 45 million retail customers.
Google Adds Instant Playback When Searching for Music
Google recently added a new feature to Google Search for Android devices that makes it faster than ever to listen to new artists. From now on, when users ask Google Search about an artist or band, they'll be able to tap a link in the search results and play the artist's music in one of the music apps installed on the phone.
Sprint Makes Neurodiversity ID Pack Available
Sprint today announced the availability of a new Sprint ID pack that aims to help people with cognitive and neurodevelopment disabilities. The ID pack hopes to improve math and reading skills via developmental games for children aged 6 to 18.
Sprint Customers Can Stream Soccer Tourney for Free
Sprint today said its customers will be able to stream all the 2016 Copa América Centenario soccer matches on their phones of free. The tournament, which is being held in June, will be streamed via the fuboTV app.
Sprint Offering Monthly Subscription to Amazon Prime
Sprint customers can add an Amazon Prime membership to their monthly Sprint bill starting today. The subscription costs $10.99 per month and includes all the benefits available to Amazon Prime members, including reduced shipping charges, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Photos, and more.