TITLE

MTV, Cingular cinch pact

AUTHOR(S)
Zeitchik, Steven
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/12/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
MTV Networks has signed a deal with wireless carrier Cingular. The deal would allow MTV to offer content from all its networks that include VH1, Nickelodeon, Spike and Comedy Central. Original programming and original mobile series will be featured. Singular competitor, Verizon, has a similar deal with Viacom. The MTV-deal will cost Cingular customers $20-30 per month.
ACCESSION #
21571282

 

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