A few days ago we told you about a service called mSpot that allows you to stream full-length movies to your mobile phone. Our complaint about the service is that it goes through the browser and that there is no app available yet for the iPhone. However, mSpot just announced that it is releasing the “Horror Movies app” that can be downloaded straight from the iTunes app store. This app lets users to watch a variety of horror movies on their iPhone without downloading it, since it streamed through the network or Wi-Fi. The app works on a subscription basis where it is $3.99 per month and includes unlimited access to a changing list of 10+ movies that are refreshed weekly. mSpot is also planning on launching more specialty movie applications this year. Check out the full press release after the jump.
A Nightmare on Any Street…
mSpot® debuts Horror Movies App for the iPhone
New iPhone App from mSpot Features Streaming Full-Length Horror Movies on your iPhone
Palo Alto, Calif. (January 15, 2010)— Popular mobile entertainment provider mSpot.com today debuts the mSpot® Horror Movies app, making full-length streaming movies available instantly through the App Store. The unprecedented new Mobile Movies service allows fans to watch a variety of great horror flicks on their phones when and where they want – no downloading, no waiting, no syncing to PC needed.
“This is the first iPhone App that offers a variety of full-length movies on a subscription basis that subscribers can watch as much as they like and as often as they like, no matter where they are,” said mSpot CEO Daren Tsui, whose horror film favorites include “Zombie Death House“ and “Alien Dead.” “Whether you’re curling up with a date in a scary old house, or walking through a deserted campground in the middle of the night, we’re making movies instantly accessible to horror fans everywhere!”
Consumers can access mSpot Horror Movies through the App Store for $3.99 per month. The monthly subscription includes unlimited access to a changing list of10+ movies that are refreshed weekly. To ensure the best viewing experience possible, the application automatically detects your network coverage – whether 3G or WiFi.
Horror Movies App is the first on a list of specialty movie applications that mobile entertainment provider mSpot plans to launch this year.
mSpot also recently launched mSpot Mobile Movies currently available via the mobile Web on all four major U.S. carriers and across 50 different handset devices, including the iPhone, Blackberry, Palm, Windows Mobile and many high-end feature phones, reaching over 40 million subscribers. Today’s announcement extends the reach of mSpot’s content to the iPhone App Store.
mSpot is a mobile entertainment company that delivers music, movies, radio and TV to more than six million mobile customers across 10 wireless carriers. The popularity of mSpot products is due to its technology and strong partnerships with all four of the major music labels (Sony, EMI, Warner and Universal), as well as major studios (Paramount, Disney, Universal, Warner Brothers) and broadcast companies (including ABC, CBS, ClearChannel, Fox Sports, NPR). mSpot is the first mobile entertainment company in North America to offer full-length feature films and full-format radio service to mobile devices. In the U.S., mSpot entertainment services are available across all major carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, mSpot is on the Web at www.mspot.com.