Cingular Selling Prepaid Content Cards
Nov 21, 2006, 3:00 PM by (staff)
Cingular today has introduced pre-paid cards specifically for ringtones and wallpaper instead of minutes and messages. The Tone Cards are available come in two denominations - $10 for four download and $20 for eight. They can be used by any prepaid or monthly subscriber to purchase content from the Cingular Media Mall. Cingular is the first national carrier to introduce content gifts, as these cards can be given to any subscriber and not just bought by the users themselves. The MVNO Helio has a competing service that allows its users to gift specific content to another user.
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Spend your money wisely
Plus, I've looked at online ringtone selections before and listened to the preview clips. These companies somehow almost always manage to clip the part of a song that I *don't* want in my ringtone. When you create your own ringtone, you at least have control over which part of the song is being used.
$20 for a paltry eight ringtones is such a racket. I hope people realize that for less than that, they can buy a program which will enable them to create their own ringtones.
Plus, I've looked at online ringtone s
They sell non-carrier sponsored content cards at Circle K already...
Not so new...
First to offer content gifts?
WOW CINGULAR. JUST BECAUSE YOU MAKE IT DOESNT MEAN ILL BUY IT
Lemme run to the ATM...