Sprint Launches Video Messaging
Dec 3, 2003, 12:01 PM by (staff)
Sprint today announced its new Video Mail service, allowing customers to capture and share video clips up to 15 seconds using one of two new phones. The service costs a flat $5 per month, and is integrated with the company's existing Picture Mail still-photo service. The company is releasing two new phones this month that support the service: the VM4500 by Sanyo and the VM4050 by Toshiba. The offering is powered by a customized application service built on the LightSurf 5 Open Standards MMS Platform.
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Has anyone tried this yet?
So any word yet on inter-carrier Video and Picture messaging?