Slacker Inks Contract with ESPN
Slacker Radio today announced a new partnership with ESPN so that its customers can listen to ESPN's sports-related content through anew station on Slacker. Users of the free Slacker Radio service will be able to listen to a single ESPN sports channel. Subscribers of Slacker's monthly Radio Plus service ($3.99/month) will be able to access a wider range of ESPN content, and even create their own, customized ESPN channel to prioritize the sports news and scores about the teams that matter to them. The basic ESPN channel will provide scores, commentary, play-by-play and general news. The ESPN channel will become available through Slacker Radio soon. Slacker has inked a similar deal with ABC for news content.