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This article was published on February 29, 2012


Sprint brings live TV and video on demand to the iPhone with the SprintTV app

Sprint brings live TV and video on demand to the iPhone with the SprintTV app
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

US operator Sprint has announced the release of its SprintTV iOS app, which brings on-the-go access to TV and video content to its customers.

The app allows its iPhone-owners using Sprint to catch live TV and video-on-demand content on their device for free. The programming selection includes news, sports and shows from a range of producers that includes ABC, CBS, NBC, ESPN, The Disney Channel, MTV and Comedy Central.

There is also premium programming available, and Sprint’s 40 paid-for packages give customers access to popular shows that include SpongeBob Squarepants, The Daily Show with John Stewart and Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

The app is included in Sprint’s unlimited data plans but customers on other tariffs will be charged $0.03/kb for their usage of it.

Below is a selection of free and paid-for packages that Sprint highlighted with the announcement of the app:

The full set of content and further details can be found on Sprint’s dedicated mobile TV webpage.

➤ SprintTV for iOS

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