Mobile ESPN Reborn As VCAST Application
Feb 8, 2007, 2:52 AM by (staff)
Verizon and ESPN are finalizing the terms of a deal that will bring the centerpiece of Mobile ESPN's now defunct service to the carrier. VCAST subscribers will be able to download the ESPN application that was on all the MVNO's phones and access scores, stats, and video for no additional charge beyond a VCAST subscription pack. The deal reportedly includes an ESPN channel for the upcoming VCAST TV service that will feature much of the programming from ESPN network. Although Mobile ESPN operated on Sprint's network, Sprint users will reportedly not have access to the ESPN application the agreement with Verizon will give them multi-year exclusive access to the application.
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Can we say Sport Center on the VCast TV phone