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Sprint to offer a-la-carte movie rentals

updated 09:10 am EDT, Wed September 6, 2006

Sprint Movie Downloads

Viewing movies on a cellphone is difficult, but not unique: in December of last year Sprint began offering its mSpot Movies service that gave flat-rate access to a collection of full-length movies as well as concerts and television shows. The concept of paying to view specific movies, however, remained untested in North America until today. While Sprint maintains its earlier subscription service, the newly announced Sprint Movies will let users of compatible Sprint phones rent a given movie at their leisure. While movies will only remain viewable for anywhere between one to seven days depending on the title, users can play movies as often as they like during that period. Sprint is also aware that long periods of movie watching are often rare, and has enabled DVD-style chapter markers and a resume function that starts playing where the user last finished. Movies will vary in price from $4 to $6 and, in the case of single-day rentals, can be extended for an extra day by 99 cents.



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