MetroPCS adds Disney/ABC, ESPN to MetroStudio video app


MetroPCS (NASDAQ:PCS) has reached an agreement with broadcast giant Disney/ABC Television Group, enabling the prepaid operator to offer video content from ABC Entertainment, ABC Family, ABC News Disney Channel, Disney XD and ESPN via the MetroStudio video-on-demand application.

Available with MetroPCS's $60 4GLTE service plan, MetroStudio touts access to premium multimedia content including video, music downloads, ringtones and ringbacks. The new Disney/ABC deal adds clips and full-length episodes culled from series including Grey's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Castle, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Wizards of Waverly Place, as well as ESPN's Pardon the Interruption and Around the Horn.

MetroPCS introduced MetroStudio in Sept. 2010--the app now offers 20 different comedy, sports, news, drama and multicultural channels featuring content from NBCUniversal, Black Entertainment Television and Univision. MetroStudio is available across all MetroPCS 4GLTE smartphones, including the Samsung Craft and Galaxy Indulge as well as the LG Esteem.

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