SOURCE: mSpot

July 09, 2007 08:00 ET

mSpot and ABC Radio Networks Partner to Bring 14 New Channels to mSpot Radio Lineup

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - ABC Radio Networks and mSpot, a pioneer in mobile music, radio and video entertainment services, today announced that music programming from 14 ABC Radio Network affiliates can now be heard on mSpot Radio.

ABC Radio Networks is owned by Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (NYSE: CDL), the largest pure play radio company in the United States with 177 FM stations and 66 AM stations in the nation's leading markets. With its extensive lineup of news, sports, music and talk programming, ABC Radio Networks is one of the largest radio program syndicators in the United States.

"By offering our content on mSpot, we are rapidly expanding both the range and reach of our customer base," said John Rosso, ABC Radio Networks senior vice president, affiliate relations and digital media. "We are committed to being at the forefront of new ways to deliver content to our listeners and affiliates. Our partnership with mSpot reflects our constant drive to meet listener demands."

mSpot Radio has more than 100 channels of crystal-clear music, news, sports, finance, entertainment, talk, podcasts, and videos from radio's most recognized brands -- NPR, FOX Sports, Radio Disney, Clear Channel, Marketwatch, and CBS Radio. In addition, mSpot Radio offers more than 100 live radio stations from cities around the U.S., providing the best local radio content available on mobile phones. mSpot's music and radio services offer a single, seamless experience where consumers can discover and learn about new artists and songs, listen to exclusive music content, access their music libraries from anywhere, and instantly purchase and download music, ringtones and screensavers.

"Our partnerships with entertainment and media companies have helped us deliver the best mobile radio services for more than two years," said Daren Tsui, CEO and co-founder of mSpot. "Our goal is to work with ABC Radio Networks and other leading content providers to transform mobile phones into a medium for entertainment content that is embraced by the masses."

The following is a list of the ABC Radio Networks affiliate stations that are available now to mSpot customers:

Market                 Station
New York               WPLJ
Washington, DC         WRQX, WJZW
Atlanta                WKHX, WYAY
Dallas                 KSCS, KTYS
Los Angeles            KLOS
Minneapolis            KQRS, KXXR, WGVX
Chicago                WZZN
Detroit                WDVD, WDRQ
About mSpot

mSpot's groundbreaking mobile music, radio and movie services enable carriers to deliver exciting, consumer-centric entertainment to mobile phones. mSpot has been pioneering mobile multimedia entertainment since launching the first mobile streaming radio service in April 2005. Today, consumers across North America subscribe to mSpot's services to discover, manage, purchase, and enjoy music, live radio, podcasts, videos, and movies from the biggest names in entertainment, including Buena Vista VOD, Clear Channel, ESPN, Lionsgate, Marketwatch, Radio Disney and Universal Pictures. mSpot powers entertainment services in the U.S. for Sprint and U.S. Cellular, and in Canada for TELUS and Bell Mobility. Founded in 2004, mSpot is a privately held company headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. and on the Web at www.mspot.com.

About ABC Radio Networks

ABC Radio Networks has nearly 4,400 affiliate radio stations reaching nearly 105 million people age 12 and over each week. Programs and services include ABC News Radio, "Paul Harvey News and Comment," "The Sean Hannity Show," "Satellite Sisters," "The Tom Joyner Morning Show," "MoneyTalk with Bob Brinker," "The Mark Levin Show," "The Michael Baisden Show," "American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks" and ABC Radio Networks en Español, ten 24-Hour music formats and advanced digital media platforms including online interactive advertising, streaming audio and podcasts.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:
    Tami Casey
    Kulesa Public Relations for mSpot
    (650) 340-1984
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