ESPN Mobile to Launch in 2005
Melinda Tiemeyer, Sprint, 913-794-1089
Ashley Swadel, ESPN, 212-448-4953
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — December 01, 2004
ESPN will create the first national U.S. wireless phone service specifically targeted at sports fans using the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network through an agreement announced today with Sprint (NYSE: FON). The new service, called ESPN Mobile, will launch in 2005.
ESPN Mobile will offer fans unique sports programming and entertainment from ESPN on a mobile phone, delivering not only wireless voice servi...
Sprint is providing network services for Mobile ESPN under an MVNO agreement, but they are not the "parent company" in any way, shape, or form.
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