With large amounts of popular mobile content available, Cingular Wireless customers can begin enjoying shows, sports, news, weather, and entertainment directly from their 3G capable mobile devices. By forming new partnerships with leading media and entertainment brands, Cingular Wirless is now able to provide the hottest shows and most up-to-date consumer news directly to your phone.
"Cingular Video offers the highest degree of personalization and the widest selection of desirable content in the U.S. market," said Sam Hall, vice president, Mobile Browse and Developer Program, Cingular Wireless. "The service is designed with today's mobile consumer in mind and users are never more than a few clicks from their favorite programs."
To give you an idea of what the new Cingular Video product includes, you will find the hottest ABC, FOX, NBC, SPEED, and The Weather channel updates, trailors, clips, and content at your fingertips. New users of the product will even be able to customize a new home page with up to three links to a favorite video sites.
Cingular Video uses the power of 3G phones as well as Cingular's new high-speed 3G wireless broadband network. For those in the following markets, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Tacoma and Washington, D.C., Cingular Video is available. Additional 3G markets will be announced throughout the year. Two phones are equipped with 3G service, the LG CU320 or Samsung SGH-ZX10 handsets. Expected soon to the 3G line will be the Nokia 6282 and LG CU500.
Prices for Cingular 3G handsets start at $99 after a $50 mail-in rebate for a two-year service plan commitment. Cingular Video requires a $19.99 MEdia Net Unlimited data package. Premium content, such as HBO Mobile, is available on a monthly subscription basis, while other content, such as music video clips from Music Choice, is available on a pay-per-view basis for a 24-hour period of time.